Xiaomi Mi A2 VS. Xiaomi Mi A3: Comparison

Comparison of features, performance, design, battery, camera and connectivity between the following smartphones: Xiaomi Mi A2 VS. Xiaomi Mi A3. The complete information of specifications to decide which to buy.

Devices

Ki Note

Ki Cost-effectiveness
7.9
Cost-effectiveness
8.5
Cost-effectiveness
Design & Materials
6.7
7.5
Performance & Hardware
6.9
7.4
Camera
7.4
8.2
Connectivity
6.8
7.4
Battery
4.5
7.6

Basics

Brand

Brand
Aliases
Xiaomi MiA2, Jasmine, M1805D1SG
M1906F9SH, Xiaomi MiA3 Lite, Xiaomi MiA3, mia3

Release Date

Release date
July 2018, 1 year ago
July 2019, 7 months ago
State
On Sale
On Sale

Design & Materials

Structure

Size
75.4 mm
158.7 mm
7.3 mm
71.9 mm
153.5 mm
8.5 mm
Weight
166 g
174 g
Usable surface
77 %
82 %
Materials
Aluminium alloy, Metal
Aluminium alloy
Resistance
-
-
Colors
Black

Blue

Gold
Black

Blue

White

Screen

Diagonal
5.99"
6.09"
Type
LCD IPS
Amoled Samsung
Resolution
1080 x 2160 px
720 x 1560 px
Density
403 Pixels per inch
282 Pixels per inch
Others
  • 1500:1 contrast ratio
  • 2.5D curved glass screen
  • 450 cd/m2
  • Capacitive
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 5
  • LED Notifications
  • Multi-touch
  • Without Notch
  • Physical buttons
  • 103% NTSC
  • 2.5D curved glass screen
  • 350 cd/m²
  • 3D curved glass screen
  • 60000:1 contrast ratio
  • Capacitive
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 5
  • DC dimming
  • Frameless
  • LED Notifications
  • Multi-touch
  • Notch
  • Water Drop Notch

Prototypes





Prototypes
Xiaomi Mi A2
Print 3D Model
Xiaomi Mi A3
Print 3D Model

Photos

Performance & Hardware

Processor

Model
Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 MSM8976 Plus
Qualcomm Snapdragon 665
CPU
4x Kryo 260 2.2 Ghz - 4x Kryo 260 1.8 Ghz
4x2.0 GHz Kryo 260 + 4x 1.7 GHz Kryo 260
Type
Octa-Core
Octa-Core
Frequency
2.2 GHz
2 GHz
64 Bits
Yes
Yes

Graphics

GPU
Adreno 512
Qualcomm Adreno 610

RAM

RAM
4 GB
4 GB

Antutu

Score
134.292 (Antutu v7)
Overall performance better than 76% of devices
176.750 (Antutu v8)
Overall performance better than 84% of devices

Storage

Capacity
32 GB
64 GB
SD Slot
No
Yes
Slot for SD or second SIM card

Security

Fingerprint
Yes, in the back

Sensors

Sensors
  • Fingerprint
  • Accelerometer
  • Compass
  • Gyroscope
  • Hall
  • Light sensor
  • Proximity
  • Fingerprint
  • Accelerometer
  • Compass
  • Gyroscope
  • Light sensor
  • Proximity

Others

Notifications LED
LED Notifications
LED Notifications

Camera

Double rear camera

Standard
1
Resolution
12 Mpx
Sensor
Sony IMX486 Exmor RS
Type
CMOS
Aperture
ƒ/ 1.75
ISO
--
Pixel size
1.25 µm
Sensor size
1/2.9
Portrait mode (depth)
2
Resolution
20 Mpx
Sensor
Sony IMX376 Exmor RS
Type
CMOS BSI
Aperture
ƒ/ 1.75
ISO
--
Pixel size
1.00 µm
Sensor size
1/2.78

Triple rear camera

Standard
1
Resolution
48 Mpx
Sensor
Sony IMX582 Exmor RS
Type
CMOS
Aperture
ƒ/ 1.79
ISO
--
Pixel size
0.80 µm
Sensor size
1/2.25
Wide Angle lens
2
Resolution
8 Mpx
Sensor
Unknown
Type
--
Aperture
ƒ/ 2.2
ISO
--
Pixel size
1.12 µm
Portrait mode (depth)
3
Resolution
2 Mpx
Sensor
Unknown
Type
--
Aperture
ƒ/ 2.4
ISO
--
Pixel size
1.75 µm
Flash
Dual LED
Dual LED
Features
  • 4K Video
  • Autofocus
  • Continuous shooting
  • Digital zoom
  • Dual camera
  • Exposure compensation
  • Face detection
  • Front Flash
  • Geotagging
  • HDR
  • ISO settings
  • Scene mode
  • Self-timer
  • Touch focus
  • White balance settings
  • 4K Video
  • Autofocus
  • Continuous shooting
  • Digital image stabilization
  • Digital zoom
  • Exposure compensation
  • Face detection
  • Geotagging
  • HDR
  • ISO settings
  • Scene mode
  • Self-timer
  • Touch focus
  • Triple camera
  • White balance settings
Slow Motion Video
Yes
120 fps
Yes
240 fps
Optical Stabilisation
No
No

Selfie

Resolution
20 Mpx
Sensor
Sony IMX376 Exmor RS
Type
CMOS BSI
Aperture
ƒ/ 2.2
ISO
--
Pixel size
2.00 µm
Sensor size
1/2.78
Resolution
32 Mpx
Sensor
Samsung S5KGD1
Type
ISOCELL
Aperture
ƒ/ 2.0
ISO
--
Pixel size
0.80 µm
Sensor size
1/2.8

Connectivity

Networks

5G
-
-
4G LTE
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B4 (1700/2100 AWS 1)
  • B5 (850)
  • B7 (2600)
  • B8 (900)
  • B20 (800)
  • B38 (TDD 2600)
  • B40 (TDD 2300)
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B4 (1700/2100 AWS 1)
  • B5 (850)
  • B7 (2600)
  • B8 (900)
  • B20 (800)
  • B28 (700)
  • B38 (TDD 2600)
  • B40 (TDD 2300)
3G
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B4 (1700/2100 AWS A-F)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B4 (1700/2100 AWS A-F)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
2G
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)

SIM card

Dual SIM
Dual Sim Dual Standby
Dual Sim Dual Standby
Type
Nano SIM
Nano SIM
Nano SIM
Nano SIM

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi
  • 802.11a
  • 802.11ac
  • 802.11b
  • 802.11g
  • 802.11n
  • 802.11n 5GHz
  • 802.11a
  • 802.11ac
  • 802.11b
  • 802.11g
  • 802.11n
  • 802.11n 5GHz
Others
  • Wi-Fi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Display
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot
  • Dual band
  • Wi-Fi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Display
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot

Bluetooth

Version
Bluetooth 5.0
Bluetooth 5.0 LE Low energy consumption
Others
  • A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)
  • HID (Human Interface Profile)
  • A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)
  • EDR (Enhanced Data Rate)
  • HID (Human Interface Profile)
  • LE (Low Energy)

Navigation

Navigation
  • A-GPS
  • Beidou
  • GLONASS
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • Beidou
  • GLONASS
  • GPS

USB

USB
  • Charging
  • Host
  • Mass Storage
  • USB On-The-Go (OTG)
  • USB Type C
  • Charging
  • Host
  • Mass Storage
  • USB On-The-Go (OTG)
  • USB Type C

SAR

European measurement

The European Union sets a limit of 2 W/kg averaged over 10 grams of tissue.

0.963 W/Kg on head
0.639 W/Kg on body
0.301 W/Kg on head
1.097 W/Kg on body
American measurement

The FCC limit is 1.6 W/kg measured in a volume of 1 gram of tissue

--
1.030 W/Kg on head
1.070 W/Kg on body

Others

Others
  • Computer sync
  • Infrared
  • OTA sync
  • Tethering.
  • VoLTE
  • Audio Jack
  • Radio FM
  • Computer sync
  • Infrared
  • OTA sync
  • VoLTE

Battery

Battery
Capacity
3010 mAh
4030 mAh
Type
Li-Polymer
Li-Polymer
Others
Fast Charging
Non-removable
Fast Charging
Non-removable

Software

Software
Operating System
MIUI V11 (Android 10)
Android 9.0 Pie

Prices

Prices

Prices