The Xiaomi Redmi 8A has been launched in India. The Redmi 8A phone from Xiaomi hasn t been launched in any other market yet, and India is the first market to get it. The smartphone will be available in two variants. The 2GB RAM + 32GB storage model will cost Rs 6,499, while the 3GB RAM + 32GB storage configuration is priced at Rs 6,999 in India. The new Redmi device will go on sale from September 29 via Flipkart. Also Read - Vivo U10 vs Realme 5 vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 7S: Price in India, specifications and features comparedAlso Read - Xiaomi Redmi 8A to launch in India today: Live stream details, expected price, features
The company has also revealed that the Redmi 8A will soon be available via offline stores too. The Redmi 8A is a successor to the Redmi 7A, which made its debut just a few months back in the country. The latest Redmi phone comes with a whopping 5,000mAh battery, USB Type C port, Aura wave grip design and more. Read on to know more about the smartphone’s features and specifications. Also Read - Xiaomi MIUI 11 is official now; clean design, dark mode, and more
Xiaomi Redmi 8A features, specifications
One of the biggest highlights of the handset is its battery. The Redmi 8A packs a 5,000mAh battery under the hood. It offers support for USB Type-C port and 18W fast charging too. The handset also offers dual-SIM card slots. You also get an option to expand the internal storage by up to 512GB using a dedicated microSD card slot. The Redmi 8A ships with Android 9 Pie OS.
The Redmi 8A is equipped with a 6.22-inch Dot notch display with 19:9 aspect ratio. The panel operates at HD+ resolution. The display is also protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 5. The Xiaomi Redmi 8A is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 439 SoC. As far as the cameras are concerned, the device packs a 12-megapixel Sony IMX 363 sensor with f/1.8 aperture and Dual Pixel Autofocus. On the front, there is an 8-megapixel AI selfie camera. Both the front and rear cameras on Redmi 8A are also capable of taking AI Portrait mode shots.
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The smartphone comes with a wireless FM radio feature, and is protected by P2i coating, meaning it is splash-proof. Separately, the phone maker just recently revealed that the Redmi 7A will be available for Rs 4,999 during the company s Diwali with Mi sale. Originally, this Redmi phone was launched in India with a price label of Rs 5,999.
|Features||Xiaomi Redmi 7A|
|Chipset||Qualcomm Snapdragon 439 SoC|
|OS||Android 9 Pie|
|Display||5.45-inch HD+, 18:9 aspect ratio|
|Internal Memory||2GB RAM + 16GB storage|