On July 12th, mysmartprice received exclusive news that the Xiaomi Mi A3 series is not an international version of the Xiaomi CC9 series. The report pointed out that the Xiaomi Mi A3 codenamed “bamboo_sprout”, is equipped with Snapdragon 730 mobile platform (similar to Redmi K20, Lenovo Z6). Meanwhile, Xiaomi Mi A3 Lite codenamed “cosmos_sprout” features Qualcomm Snapdragon 675 SoC (similar to Redmi Note 7 Pro, Meizu Note 9, Meizu 16Xs).
Mysmartprice said that both phones generally follow the design of the recently released CC9 and CC9e. The smaller A3 Lite adopts 6.088-inch display while the larger A3 adopts 6.39-inch display, and the battery capacity is 4030mAh.
In addition, the FCC certification information shows that the Xiaomi Mi A3 and A3 Lite are equipped with triple rear cameras, and the primary lens is 48 MP. Getting an FCC certification means that the A3 series is going to debut soon.
It is worth noting that both new models are pre-installed with the native Android system, and will be upgraded to Android Q, which is worth looking forward to.