Xiaomi Redmi 8A with Snapdragon 439 SoC and 5000mAh battery launched in India at Rs 6,499

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Xiaomi has announced its latest entry-level handset in India. The upgrade to Redmi 7A, the Redmi 8A has been launched in India Today. The incredibly priced Redmi 8A comes with 18W fast charging support, which is probably the industry first feature in this price segment. Lets a detailed look at the speciations and features of the phone below. 

Redmi 8A – Specifications & Features

The Redmi 8A brings in the dot notch display to the company’s entry-level series. It comes with a 6.22-inch HD+ display with a resolution of 1520 x 720. The display is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 5. It comes with P2i coating for splash proof body. 

Running on the MIUI based on the Android 9, it comes powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 439 SoC. That’s no powerhouse, but it shall do the work. The RAM and storage it offers include 2GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage. There is a 16GB storage model as well.  

The camera specs include a single 12MP resolution sensor with large 1.4-micron pixel size. It’s an AI powered camera. On the front, you have an 8MP resolution for selfie experience. Talking about the connectivity options, it has a type-C reversible connector, a wireless FM radio, and dedicated microSD card (2+1) slot. 

The biometric security present on this phone is AI Face Unlock. Unfortunately, there is no fingerprint sensor. There is a massive 5000mAh battery capacity on the Redmi 8A, which is offered with 18W fast charging. That’s quite an incredible feature for an entry-level phone.   

Redmi 8A – Price & Availability in India

The Redmi 8A is priced at Rs 6,499 for 2GB + 32GB model, while the 3GB + 32GB model will sale for Rs 6,999. This phone will be available on Flipkart and Mi.com, starting from September 29. It will be coming in three colours; Sunset Red, Midnight Black, and Ocean Blue. 

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