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All About The Xiaomi Mi A3

author Luis Silva (Updated on: July 2021)

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What You Should Know About The Mi A3





Considering their rivals:

- Its performance is 14% below the average (1353 vs. 1569).

- 55% of its rivals have an AMOLED display.

- 9% of its opponents have a refresh rate of 90hz or more.

- 64% of its competitors have an ALWAYS-ON display.

- 36% of its adversaries have the ability to play HDR content.

- It has a lower number of Dots-Per-Inch (about 32% below) than the average (286 DPI vs. 422 DPI).

- Its picture quality score is 54% above the average (110 vs. 71.50).

- 9% of its adversaries have a telephoto lens.

- Fast charging is 19% slower than the average (18w vs. 22w).

- 36% of its oppositors have wireless charging.

- 45% of its adversaries have a full glass body.

- 9% of its contenders are water-resistant.

- 82% of its rivals have a MicroSD card slot.

- 82% of its opponents have Bluetooth 5.1.

- 91% of its rivals have NFC.

- 91% of its adversaries have an headphone jack.



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 Specifications 
  • Pros 
    AMOLED
    Cameras
    Battery Life
    Fast Charging
    MicroSD Slot
    3.5mm Jack
    Price



  • Cons 
    Screen Resolution
    Always-On-Display
    Wireless Charging







  • Price 

    Amazon: $0

    eBay: $171

    BestBuy: $0

    Walmart: $0

  • Performance 
    Year: 2019
    Updates: 4 years
    Snapdragon 665
    Adreno 610
    Android 9
    Geekbench 5: 1353




  • Display 
    6" 720x1560
    286 DPI
    Gorilla Glass 5
    AMOLED
    No Always-On
    Notch: Teardrop
    363 Nits



  • Cameras 
    3 Cameras

    Without OIS
    With HDR
    1 LED flash
    2160p (4k)


    Dxo/Tek Score: 110

  • Main Camera 
    48 MP
    12 MP (2x zoom)
    f/1.8
    26mm
    Sensor size: 1/2.0
    Pixel size: 0.8

     
    Selfie 
    32 Mp f/2.0 26 mm
  • Other Cameras 
    8 Mp f/2.2 13mm
    Wide-Angle

    2 Mp f/2.4
    Depth Sensor





  • Body 
    153x71x8 mm
    6.03x2.80x0.32 in
    173g. / 6.10oz.
    Full Glass
    81% STBR
    Looks: 7.8/10
    Fingerp.: Display


  • Colors 
    Kind of Gray
    Not just Blue
    More than White






  • Battery 
    4030mAh
    Charging: 18w
    Wireless: No

    1T+1W+1V*: 84%
    1T+3W+1V*: 68%
    1T+1W+3V*: 74%



  • Storage 
    RAM: 4GB
    Storage: 64GB
    Expandable

     
    Connectivity 
    4G/5G: 4G
    3.5mm jack: Yes
    Bluetooth: 5.0
    NFC: No



 Top 5 
  •    Price 
    Redmi Note 8
    #1$171
    Mi 8
    #2$175
    5 Pro
    #3$179
    6
    #4$180
    Mi A3
    #6$200
  • Global Score 
    Galaxy S8
    #16.18
    Poco X3 NFC
    #25.91
    P40 Lite
    #35.66
    Redmi Note 10
    #45.57
    Mi A3
    #75.41
  • Performance 
    6
    #15.8
    Mi 8
    #25.2
    P40 Lite
    #35.1
    Poco X3 NFC
    #44.8
    Mi A3
    #94.3
  • Display 
    Galaxy S8
    #18.3
    Redmi Note 10
    #28.2
    Galaxy A31
    #38
    Poco X3 NFC
    #48
    Mi A3
    1.3
  • Display Size 
    Poco X3 NFC
    #16.6
    R.Note 8 Pro
    #26.5
    Redmi Note 10
    #36.4
    P40 Lite
    #46.4
    Mi A3
    #106
  • Dots Per Inch 
    Galaxy S8
    #1567
    Galaxy A40
    #2436
    Redmi Note 10
    #3411
    Galaxy A31
    #4411
    Mi A3
    #12286
  • Cameras 
    Redmi Note 10
    #17.2
    P40 Lite
    #26.8
    Poco X3 NFC
    #36.8
    Mi 8
    #46.7
    Mi A3
    #66.5
  • Camera MP 
    R.Note 8 Pro
    #164
    Poco X3 NFC
    #264
    Redmi Note 8
    #348
    5 Pro
    #448
    Mi A3
    #548
  • Zoom (mm) 
    Mi 8
    #156








  • Body 
    Galaxy S8
    #18.9
    Galaxy A40
    #24.2
    Mi 8
    3
    6
    2.8
    Mi A3
    2.7
  • Screen-To-Body 
    Galaxy A40
    #186
    Galaxy A31
    #285
    Mi 8
    #384
    Galaxy S8
    #484
    Mi A3
    #1281
  • Looks 
    Mi 8
    #19.5
    Galaxy S8
    #29.5
    R.Note 8 Pro
    #39.4
    6
    #48.9
    Mi A3
    #67.8
  • Weight (g) 
    Galaxy A40
    #1140
    Galaxy S8
    #2155
    Mi A3
    #3173
    Mi 8
    #4175
    6
    #5177
  • Size (mm) 
    Galaxy A40
    #1144
    Galaxy S8
    #2148
    Mi A3
    #3153
    Mi 8
    #4154
    6
    #5155
  • Battery+Charg. 
    P40 Lite
    #16.9
    Redmi Note 10
    #26.7
    Galaxy A31
    #36.6
    Poco X3 NFC
    #46.5
    Mi A3
    #76.4
  • Battery* 
    Galaxy A31
    #186
    Redmi Note 10
    #285
    P40 Lite
    #385
    Mi A3
    #484
    R.Note 8 Pro
    #584
  • Batt.:Browsing* 
    P40 Lite
    #174
    Galaxy A31
    #274
    Poco X3 NFC
    #372
    Redmi Note 8
    #471
    Mi A3
    #868
  • Battery:Video* 
    Redmi Note 10
    #176
    Galaxy A31
    #276
    Mi A3
    #374
    P40 Lite
    #473
    R.Note 8 Pro
    #572
  • Fast Charging. 
    P40 Lite
    #140
    Redmi Note 10
    #233
    Poco X3 NFC
    #333
    5 Pro
    #420
    Mi A3
    18
  • Wireless Charg. 
    Galaxy S8
    #15








  • Storage 
    5 Pro
    #17.5
    P40 Lite
    #27.5
    Galaxy S8
    #36.3
    Mi A3
    #46.3
    R.Note 8 Pro
    #56.3
  • Int. Storage 
    5 Pro
    #1128
    P40 Lite
    #2128
    Mi 8
    #364
    6
    #464
    Mi A3
    #664
  • RAM (GB) 
    Mi 8
    #16
    6
    #26
    R.Note 8 Pro
    #36
    P40 Lite
    #46
    Mi A3
    #84
  • Connectivity 
    Poco X3 NFC
    #19
    6
    #28.5
    Galaxy S8
    #38.5
    R.Note 8 Pro
    #48.5
    Mi A3
    #96.4


 Rivals 
  • Samsung

    Samsung Galaxy S8
    Galaxy S8
    $190   6.18

    Compare


  • Xiaomi

    Xiaomi Poco X3 NFC
    Poco X3 NFC
    $230   5.91

    Compare


  • Huawei

    Huawei P40 Lite
    P40 Lite
    $223   5.66

    Compare


  • Xiaomi

    Xiaomi Redmi Note 10
    Redmi Note 10
    $218   5.57

    Compare


  • Realme

    Realme 5 Pro
    5 Pro
    $179   5.53

    Compare


  • Xiaomi

    Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro
    R.Note 8 Pro
    $215   5.45

    Compare
  • Samsung

    Samsung Galaxy A31
    Galaxy A31
    $225   5.2

    Compare


  • Xiaomi

    Xiaomi Mi 8
    Mi 8
    $175   5.13

    Compare


  • Xiaomi

    Xiaomi Redmi Note 8
    Redmi Note 8
    $171   5

    Compare
  • OnePlus

    OnePlus 6
    6
    $180   4.92

    Compare


  • Samsung

    Samsung Galaxy A40
    Galaxy A40
    $240   4.76

    Compare


The top 5 list is based only on these rivals.

You can click on any rival to know more about it too.

These are the lowest prices found on any of these stores: Amazon.com, eBay.com, Best Buy, and Walmart.

Prices on eBay are in $US for reference but are Europe-based.

Prices marked with ! are from renewed/refurbished/carrier-locked phones (except eBay, that are from new devices, unless they are out of stock, then they can be from bids, and then from pre-owned devices).

We're only including devices that still receive security updates.

Disclaimer: We earn a small fee from qualifying purchases. It doesn't affect any item's price or eventual reviews .

*What's left of a full charge after 1 hour of talking, 1 (or 3) hour of web browsing, and 1 (or 3) hour of video playback.



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