Supports cellular and data State: Inactive

Description

With it's modern design, affordable preowned price, good specifications and long-lasting battery, the Xiaomi Mi A3 stands as a great option for those users who need a safe, decent Linux phone option for their daily tasks.

Features & Usability

Automated Usability (beta)

This device currently offers minimal features, most of the smart functionalities might not work yet. It can be a very nice second device.

  • Actors:

  •  Manual brightness
  •  Notification LED
  •  Torchlight
  •  Vibration
  • Camera:

  •  Flashlight
  •  Photo
  •  Video
  •  Switching between cameras
  • Cellular:

  •  Carrier info, signal strength
  •  Data connection
  •  Dual SIM functionality
  •  Incoming, outgoing calls
  •  MMS in, out
  •  PIN unlock
  •  SMS in, out
  •  Change audio routings
  •  Voice in calls
  •  Volume control in calls
  • Endurance:

  •  24+ hours battery lifetime
  •  7+ days stability
  • GPU:

  •  Boot into UI
  •  Hardware video playback
  • Misc:

  •  Anbox patches (deprecated)
  •  AppArmor patches
  •  Battery percentage
  •  Offline charging
  •  Online charging
  •  Recovery image
  •  Reset to factory defaults
  •  SD card detection and access
  •  RTC time
  •  Shutdown / Reboot
  •  Wireless External monitor
  •  Waydroid
  • Network:

  •  Bluetooth
  •  Flight mode
  •  Hotspot
  •  WiFi
  • Sensors:

  •  Automatic brightness
  •  Fingerprint reader
  •  GPS
  •  Proximity
  •  Rotation
  •  Touchscreen
  • Sound:

  •  Earphones
  •  Loudspeaker
  •  Microphone
  •  Volume control
  • USB:

  •  MTP access
  •  ADB access
Working

Confirmed, depending on the maintenance

Not Working

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Partial

Working to some extent but with issues

Global Issue

Issue is not specific to this device

Untested

Subject to port development

Release channels

This device gets updates through these channels, learn more about OTA updates

Ubuntu Release
Channel
Version
Release Date
Description
Xenialdevel2022-06-1616-06-2022Daily built development releases
Xenialrc2022-W2310-06-2022Testing before the next stable release
XenialstableOTA-2209-02-2022Stability over newer features (recommended)

Xiaomi Mi A3

Specifications

CPUOcta-core 64-bit
ChipsetQualcomm SDM6125 Snapdragon 665 (11 nm)
GPUQualcomm Adreno 610
Storage64GB
Memory4GB
Android VersionAndroid 9.0
Battery4030 mAh
Display720x1560 pixels, 6.09 in
Rear Camera48MP (f/1.8, main) + 8MP (f/2.2, ultrawide) + 2MP (f/2.4, depth)
Front Camera32MP
Architecturearm64
Dimensions71.9 mm x 153.5 mm x 8.5 mm (6.04 x 2.83 x 0.33 in)
Weight173.8 g (6.14 oz)

Important Notice

Before installing you'll have to downgrade to stock Android 9 firmware in case you're running Android 10. IF YOU'RE ON ANDROID 11, DO NOT ATTEMPT TO INSTALL UBUNTU TOUCH, OTHERWISE YOU'LL BRICK YOUR DEVICE.