Redmi usually launches 4 smartphones of one series in different price segments. For example Redmi Note 7 Pro, Note 7, Redmi 7 and Redmi 7A. Redmi A series focuses on the budget category and offers great specs at around 6-7k. Redmi 7A was launched in July 2019, now Redmi 8A launch date in India is September 25. “Dumdaar Redmi 8A” will feature a waterdrop notch and a massive 5,000mAh battery. Check out Redmi 8A Specifications.
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Redmi 8A Specifications
There are many things upgraded in Redmi 8A compared to the 7A. Let’s check them out one by one.
|Display||6.22″ HD+ IPS LCD Display (Waterdrop notch)|
|Processor||Qualcomm Snapdragon 439|
|RAM + Storage||2/3 GB RAM
32GB Storage (Dedicated MicroSD Card Slot)
|Battery||5,000mAh battery with 10W charger in the box (Supports 18W Charging)|
|Back Camera||12MP Sony IMX363 f/1.8|
|Android Version||MIUI 10 on top of Android 9.0 Pie|
||Rs. 6,499 – 2+32GB
Rs. 6,999 – 3+32GB
Design and Display
Redmi 7A was a good looking smartphone from the front as well as back, The back panel was made out of polycarbonate and Redmi 8A will also come with a polycarbonate back panel. But the curved back panel will help to grip the phone easily and it will improve the in-hand feel. Redmi calls it Aura Wave Grip Design. The company somehow managed to add Redmi branding on the bottom chin.
The biggest upgrade will be in terms of display. Redmi 7A has an 18:9 smaller 5.45″ HD+ Display with top and bottom bezels. While the Redmi 8A features a bigger 6.22″ Waterdrop display with comparatively smaller bezels. However, the resolution will be the same HD+ which is quite acceptable at this price point. The display is covered by Gorilla Glass 5 which is very rare at this price point.
Battery capacity is the second big upgrade. Redmi 8A will be powered by a massive 5,000mAh battery compared to 4,000mAh on 7A. Not just that, it comes with USB Type-C port for charging and data transfer. Redmi 8A supports 18W fast charging. You will get a 10W charger in the box.
Performance & Software
Redmi 8A is powered by the Snapdragon 439, the same SoC found on the Redmi 7A. Let’s see what Redmi offers. On the software side of thing, MIUI 10 on top of Android 9.0 Pie.
Redmi 7A comes in two variant 2+16GB and 2+32GB. This time the minimum storage is 32GB and there are two variants with 2 and 3 gigs of RAM.
Redmi 8A has a 12MP Sony IMX363 sensor with an aperture of f/1.8. We have seen this sensor in Poco F1 and Pixel 3A. You can capture portrait shots with the help of software. On the front, there is an 8MP selfie shooter.
Redmi 8A Launch Date In India
Xiaomi will launch this Dumdaar smartphone in India on September 25. Redmi 8A coming to India before other markets.
Redmi 8A Price
The Redmi 8A will cost you Rs. 6,499 for the 2+32GB variant while you will get the 3+32GB variant at Rs. 6,999.
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