Redmi 8A with Snapdragon 439 and 5000 mAh battery Launched
Xiaomi in May launched Redmi 7a and the successor of this model Redmi 8A has now been launched in Nepali market today. Redmi’s latest budget device Redmi 8A comes with a generous 5,000 mAh battery — an impressive upgrade over it’s predecessor which had 4,000 mAh.
The Redmi 8A is offered at best price to quality ratio and its base price starts at around NRs 10,000. At this price range Xiaomi is offering modest specification with bigger display and battery.
Redmi 8A features a 6.22-inch HD+ display with a resolution of 1,520 x 720 pixels at 19:9 aspect ratio and Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection. Under the hood, the phone has retained the octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 439 SoC that was powering the Redmi 7A, paired with up to 3GB of RAM and 32 GB of internal storage.
Redmi 8A will has a screen with drop-notch and thick bottom chin and will offer immersive viewing experience.
In the camera segment, the Redmi 8A offers dual camera setup on the rear and a drop notch on the front camera. It sports a 12-megapixel Sony IMX363 sensor at the back along with an f/1.8 lens and an LED flash.
While at the front, it has an 8-megapixel selfie camera . Further, there are preloaded features such as an AI Portrait Mode and AI Scene Detection. The phone also includes an AI Face Unlock feature.
The onboard storage of 32 GB can be further expanded via microSD card (up to 512GB) through a dedicated slot. Connectivity options on the phone include 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth v5.0, GPS/ A-GPS, FM radio, USB Type-C, and a 3.5mm headphone jack.
Lastly, the Redmi 8A packs a 5,000mAh Li-Polymer battery with support for 18W fast charging. Xiaomi has confirmed that a 10W charger will be included in the box, and that an 18W charger will have to be purchased separately.
The phone comes in Midnight Black, Ocean Blue, and Sunset Red.The dual-SIM (Nano) Redmi 8A runs Android 9 Pie with MIUI 10 on top
Specifications of Redmi 8A
- 6.2 inch HD + screen with a small drop-shaped notch
- Qualcomm Snapdragon 439 Processor
- 2GB/3GB RAM
- 32GB Storage (MicroSD card support)
- 12 megapixel rear camera (Sony IMX363 sensor)
- 8 megapixel front camera
- 5,000mAh battery with support for fast charging to 18W (USB-C)
- Android Pie 9.0, MIUI 10
Redmi 8A Price in Nepal
The Redmi 8A belongs to the cheapest segment in the Redmi lineup and is targetted toward the customers who want budget handset with modest specs hence its price has been kept to minimum.
As its predecessor Redmi 7A, the Redmi 8A is also going to enchant the masses who belong to the budget segment. It looks like Redmi is going to repeat its success story twice in a year, a new strategy to stay ahead in the business.
Hence, the new Redmi 8A has been priced accordingly at a price tag of NRs 11,398 for the 2GB RAM + 32GB storage variant, while its 3GB RAM + 32GB storage option is priced at NRs 12,999.