Xiaomi’s Redmi brand has just announced Redmi 8A. It is a budget smartphone powered by Snapdragon 439 SoC.
It has 6.22-inch HD+ 19:9 display with Dot Notch which houses 8MP selfie shooter. There is a Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection for added durability.
The Redmi 8A specs include 8MP front shooter which supports face unlock. At the back side is a 12MP rear Auto Focus camera. The hardware is juiced up by 5000mAh battery and supports 18W fast charging. Sadly, Redmi is giving a 10W charger in the box.
The smartphone is 9.4mm thick and houses Dual Nano SIM slots which supports Dual 4G VoLTE. It runs on Android 9.0 Pie OS with MIUI 10 on top. There is a USB Type-C port, which is first in its price range.
Redmi 8A Specifications
- Dimensions: 156.3 x 75.4 x 9.4 mm
- Weight: 188 grams
- Build: Plastic (rear) with Aura Wave Grip design
- Biometrics: Face Unlock.
- Water Proofing: P2i Splash resistant coating
- Operating System: Android 9.0 Pie with MIUI 10
- SIM: Dual Nano SIM slots
- Display: 6.2-inch multi-touch 2.5D curved glass display with 1520 x 720 pixels resolution, 19:9 aspect ratio, Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection
- Chipset: Octa-core (1.95GHz A53 x 4 + 1.4GHz A53 x 4) Snapdragon 439 Mobile Platform with Adreno 505 GPU
- RAM with storage: 2GB/3GB RAM with 32GB ROM or 3GB RAM with 32GB ROM. Expandable up to 512GB using MicroSD card (dedicated slot)
- Front camera: 8MP
- Rear camera: Single 12MP with with LED flash, Sony IMX363 sensor, F/1.9 Aperture, 1.4um pixels, Dual PD AF
- Battery: 5000mAh (typical) with 18W fast charging support
- Connectivity: Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Hotspot, Bluetooth V4.2, USB Type-C, GPS/GLONASS, FM Radio, 3.5mm Audio Jack
The Redmi 8A 2GB/32GB price is Rs. 6499 while the Redmi 8A 3GB/32GB costs Rs. 6999. It comes in Sunset Red, Ocean Blue and Midnight Black colors. You can buy Redmi 8A at Flipkart and Mi.com from September 29th midnight. The mobile will also land at Mi Home stores from September 30th. Other offline channels will get stocks as well.
Redmi A series has been the number one smartphone series for India with Redmi 5A and Redmi 6A leading the market since Q2 2018 to now. Each smartphone in the Redmi A series has redefined entry-level smartphones in India. Redmi 8A is taking the game to the next level with features such as a huge 5000mAh battery, 18W fast charging support, USB Type-C and Sony IMX363 that is usually found in flagship smartphones. We have worked hard in ensuring that Redmi 8A delivers the highest quality with P2i nano coating, and Gorilla Glass 5 along with the best specs for its honest pricing to all our Mi Fans.Anuj Sharma, Chief Marketing Officer, Xiaomi India