I would appreciate your opinion on a buying decision. I have narrowed down my choice to (pretty much) Pixel 3A vs Xiaomi 9T to replace my Moto Z Play. I'm quite specific about what I need but have some wiggle room.
Let's start what I learned from my Z Play:
I absolutely LOVE a good battery endurance. The Z Play brings me through the day (mostly surfing, low key playing, bit of video), with still half the battery full. No running-out anxiety. Good battery is a godsend.
The performance was even back then average and absolutely enough for me. Nearly three years later, it gets a bit sluggish. But mid-performer is enough
Moto has a near-to stock-Android, which I deeply appreciate.
The size (5.5. inch plus big bezels) always felt a bit too big for me, against the trend, I prefer smaller phones for one-handed use
It has an abysmal camera, especially in low light. I don't need top-notch, but a good one at least.
apparently brilliant camera
performance good (enough for me)
nice, smaller size
not sure about the 3000mah battery. It seems to be economical, but still would need reserves on a busy day and it is a good 1000mah below other phones
price is high atm, but there are rumours to drop down to 300 for black friday
seems to blow comparable phones out of the water in terms of hardware
price (without deal) around 260, which is superb
4000mah battery, that seems to last well
very good camera
bit bigger, but all used for screen, no bezels
MIUI said to be bloated and I heard rumours about issues with the custom Android
I even considered the Xioami A3 (as it ticks pretty much all boxes, including Android One), but the low screen resolution is a deal breaker.
Any recommendations, experiences and opinions are much welcome!
Thanks a lot
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