Redmi 8A Dual

Xiaomi’s Redmi today announced the Redmi 8A Dual in India, an entry-level smartphone made for basic smartphone users. The device has a plastic body with patterns on the back that Redmi likes to call “Aura X Grip”, measuring 9.4mm at its thickest point, while the overall weight of the phone is 188 grams.

It comes with a 6.22-inch HD+ LCD screen that is protected by Gorilla Glass 5, is powered by a Snapdragon 439 chipset paired with up to 3GB of RAM and 32GB storage, while the whole system relied on MIUI-based Android 9.0 Pie. At the back resides 13MP+2MP dual camera with an 8MP camera pinned to the front inside the waterdrop notch with supports for face unlock. It however lacked a fingerprint sensor.

The Redmi 8A Dual have dedicated dual SIM slot, splash resistant body, and is backed by a 5000mAh battery with supports for 18W fast charging. A 10W charger is included in the package.

Redmi 8A Dual Specifications

  • Display: 6.22-inch HD+ (1520×720) LCD, 19:9 aspect ratio, 1500:1 contrast ratio, Corning Gorilla Glass 5
  • Processor: 1.95GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 439 64-bit chipset
  • GPU: Adreno 505 GPU
  • RAM: 2GB / 3GB
  • Storage: 32GB eMMC 5.1 (expandable up to 512GB)
  • Rear Camera (Dual): 13MP camera, f/2.2 aperture, LED flash; secondary 2MP camera with f/2.4 aperture
  • Front Camera (Single): 8MP camera, f/2.0 aperture
  • Audio: 3.5mm audio jack, FM radio
  • Operating System: Android 9.0 Pie, MIUI 11
  • Biometrics: Face unlock
  • SIM: Dual SIM (nano+nano)
  • Water protection: Splash resistant (P2i nano coating)
  • Connectivity: WiFi, VoWiFi, Bluetooth 4.2, Dual 4G VoLTE, 3G, GPS/A-GPS + GLONASS, USB Type-C
  • Battery: 5,000mAh, fast charging (18W), reverse charging
  • Dimensions: 156.48×75.41×9.4mm
  • Weight: 188 grams

Colors provided are Sky White, Midnight Grey, and Sea Blue. The 2GB RAM and 3GB RAM versions are priced at Rs 6,499 (US$97) and Rs 6,999 (US$105), respectively. The Redmi 8A Dual will be available from February 18th on and Mi stores in India.

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  1. Hmm! This phone is too much. I love the rate of the battery and the colour. If i have to get a phone, this will definitely be a good choice. Even if the name isn’t common. I still love the phone

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