Xiaomi Mi A3 with 48MP camera, in-display fingerprint scanner launches in the Philippines

The Xiaomi Mi A3 is scheduled to launch in the Philippines on August 24. The handset boasts a 48MP camera, an in-display fingerprint scanner, and Android One.

The Xiaomi Mi A3 is actually a rebranded Xiaomi Mi CC9e with a couple of upgrades sprinkled here and there.

For starters, it has a 6.088-inch full HD+ AMOLED display with a dot drop notch, an in-display fingerprint scanner, and Corning Gorilla Glass 5.

Xiaomi Mi A3 Philippines

Under the hood is an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 655 processor paired with 4GB RAM, 128GB storage, and a large 4,030mAh battery. There’s also Android One, a lightweight version of stock Android.

As for its cameras, the phone boasts a triple rear camera setup with a 48MP main, 8MP ultra-wide, and 2MP depth sensors. For selfies, the front camera has a 32MP sensor tucked in the notch.

Also Read: Mi Store Philippines: Store locations, updated catalog, what to buy

So, how much does it cost? It’s surprisingly light on the pocket. The Mi A3 4/128GB will have a price of PHP 11,990 in the Philippines. It will come in three colors with quirky names — Kind of Grey, Not just Blue, and More than White; and will roll out on Mi Authorized Stores starting August 24, 2019.

Xiaomi Mi A3 specs:

  • 6.088-inch Full HD+ AMOLED Display (1560 x 720), Corning Gorilla Glass 5
  • 2.0GHz Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 665, 11nm
  • Adreno 610 GPU
  • 4GB RAM
  • 128GB Storage, microSD Slot
  • 48MP f/1.8 + 8MP f/2.2 Ultra-wide + 2MP f/2.4 Depth, Triple Rear Cameras
  • 32MP f/2.0 Front Camera
  • 4G LTE, Hybrid Dual SIM
  • Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Dual band
  • Bluetooth 5.0
  • NFC
  • IR Blaster
  • In-Display Fingerprint Scanner
  • AI Face Unlock
  • USB Type-C, 3.5mm Audio Jack
  • Android One, Android 9.0 Pie
  • 4030mAh Battery, 18W Fast Charging Support

Bryan is a geek at heart and a tech enthusiast by choice. He has a strong background in corporate communications, marketing services, and customer relations having worked in the telecommunications and banking sectors for over two decades. In his spare time, he enjoys watching clips on YouTube and binge watching shows on Netflix.

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