Redmi 8A India Launch Set for September 25: Expected Price, Specifications

Redmi 8A is likely to debut with a massive, 5,000mAh battery. The Redmi 8A is thought to have been spotted on TENAA recently.

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Redmi 8A India Launch Set for September 25: Expected Price, Specifications

Photo Credit: Twitter/ Redmi India

Redmi 8A will sport a waterdrop-style display notch

Highlights
  • Redmi 8A launch date has been confirmed by Redmi India Twitter account
  • An image showing the front view of Redmi 8A has been posted officially
  • Redmi 8A was supposedly spotted on TENAA recently

Redmi 8A is set to launch in India on September 25, Xiaomi on Thursday revealed through a tweet posted from the Redmi India account. The new smartphone, which will be the newest entrant in the company's Redmi A series, is teased to sport a waterdrop-style display notch. The Redmi 8A is also expected to come as the successor to the Redmi 7A that was launched in the country back in July this year. Xiaomi hasn't yet announced any specifications of the Redmi 8A. However, the phone is expected to sport an HD+ display and come with a dual rear camera setup.

The official tweet posted by the Redmi India account on Thursday revealed the launch date of the Redmi 8A. The tweet also includes an image that confirms the waterdrop-style display notch on the handset along with thin bezels. Furthermore, it suggested the presence of a 5,000mAh battery on the Redmi 8A. To recall, the Redmi 8A launch is set for September 25.

Redmi 8A price in India (expected)

If we look at the existing Redmi A family, the Redmi 8A is expected to be the successor the Redmi 7A that was launched earlier this year. The smartphone is also likely to run the latest MIUI 10 on top of Android 9 Pie. As for price, we can expect it to match the Redmi 7A's launch price, at Rs. 5,999.

Redmi 8A specifications (rumoured)

Xiaomi is yet to confirm the major specifications of the Redmi 8A. However, a TENAA listing supposedly associated with the Redmi 8A surfaced online with model number M1908C3IC, which was earlier speculated to be of the Redmi 8. The online listing detailed the hardware. As per the TENAA listing, the Redmi 8A will feature a 6.217-inch HD+ (720x1520 pixels) TFT display and will be powered by an octa-core SoC, paired with up to 4GB of RAM and 64GB of onboard storage. The smartphone also appeared to have the dual rear camera setup with a 12-megapixel primary sensor and an 8-megapixel selfie camera.

The online listing also highlighted that the Redmi 8A could come with a 5,000mAh battery, which has also been suggested by the formal tweet. Moreover, the phone is likely to measure at 156.3x75.4x9.4mm and weigh 190 grams. Alongside the TENAA listing, the Redmi 8A was purportedly spotted on Thailand certification site NBTC alongside the Redmi 8 just earlier this month. The handset featured on the NBTC site carried a model number M1908C3KG.

  • Design
  • Display
  • Software
  • Performance
  • Battery Life
  • Camera
  • Value for Money
  • Good
  • Excellent battery life
  • Solid build quality
  • USB Type-C port
  • Bad
  • Weak low-light camera performance
  • Spammy notifications
Display6.22-inch
ProcessorQualcomm Snapdragon 439
Front Camera8-megapixel
Rear Camera12-megapixel
RAM2GB
Storage32GB
Battery Capacity5000mAh
OSAndroid 9 Pie
Resolution720x1520 pixels
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