Xiaomi India under its Redmi brand has launched the company’s latest smartphone – Redmi 8A in India at a starting price tag of Rs. 6,499. The Redmi 8A comes in Midnight Black, Ocean Blue and Sunset Red colours and available on Flipkart.com and mi.com starting from September 29th September midnight. Later on, the smartphone will be available at Mi Home stores starting from 30th September, and available across other offline stores. The Xiaomi Redmi 8A available in two variants – 2GB RAM with 32GB internal storage cost Rs. 6499 while the 3GB RAM with 32GB storage variant cost Rs. 6999.
On the specifications side, the Remdi 8A features 6.2-inch HD+ 19:9 2.5D curved glass display with a resolution of 1520 x 720 pixels and it is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 5 on the top. The Redmi 8A is powered by Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 439 processor which is paired with Adreno 505 GPU and 2GB/3GB of RAM. The smartphone runs on Android 9.0 Pie with MIUI 10 on top of it and has 32GB internal storage which can be expanded further up to 512GB via microSD card.
On the camera side, the Redmi 8A has a 12MP rear camera with LED flash, Sony IMX363 sensor, 1.4μm pixel size, f/1.9 aperture, Dual PD autofocus while on the front there is an 8-megapixel front camera for selfie & video-calling.
The Redmi 8A has a plastic back with Aura wave grip design and comes with splash resistant nano-coating. The smartphone comes with face unlock feature and there is no fingerprint sensor.
The Redmi 8A has dedicated dual-SIM card slot and comes with connectivity features like Dual 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS + GLONASS, USB Type-C
The Redmi 8A packs a 5000mAh battery with 18W fast charging (10W charger in the box) via USB Type-C port.
Redmi 8A Specifications
- Display: 6.2-inch HD+ 19:9 2.5D curved glass display with a resolution of 1520 × 720 pixels and protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 5
- Processor: Octa-Core (Quad 1.95GHz Cortex A53 + Quad 1.45GHz Cortex A53) Snapdragon 439 processor which is paired with Adreno 505 GPU
- Memory: 2GB / 3GB RAM with 32GB storage, expandable memory up to 512GB with microSD
- Operating System: Android 9.0 Pie with MIUI 10
- Rear Camera: 12MP rear camera with LED flash, Sony IMX363 sensor, 1.4μm pixel size, f/1.9 aperture, Dual PD autofocus
- Front Camera: 8MP front-facing camera
- Dimensions: 156.3×75.4×9.4mm
- Weight: 188g
- Connectivity: Dual 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS + GLONASS, USB Type-C
- Battery: 5000mAh battery with 18W fast charging