Key Specs
  • Display 6.22-inch (720x1520)
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 439
  • Front Camera 8MP
  • Rear Camera 12MP
  • RAM 2GB
  • Storage 32GB
  • Battery Capacity 5000mAh
  • OS Android 9 Pie
  • Market StatusReleased
  • Release Date25th September 2019

Redmi 8A Review

By Aditya Shenoy (Oct 9, 2019)
Aditya Shenoy
  • 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

There is no doubt that the Redmi series from Xiaomi is very popular in India. This series catered only to the low end of the market when it was introduced, but has now expanded wide enough to encompass high-end devices at aggressive prices. While it now includes phones like the Redmi K20 Pro (Review), it still caters to budget-conscious buyers as well.

Redmi 8A Summary

Redmi 8A smartphone was launched on 25th September 2019. The phone comes with a 6.22-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 720x1520 pixels and an aspect ratio of 19:9.

Redmi 8A is powered by a 2GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 439 processor. It comes with 2GB of RAM.

The Redmi 8A runs Android 9 Pie and is powered by a 5000mAh battery. The Redmi 8A supports proprietary fast charging.

As far as the cameras are concerned, the Redmi 8A on the rear packs a 12-megapixel camera with an f/1.8 aperture. The rear camera setup has phase detection autofocus. It sports a 8-megapixel camera on the front for selfies.

The Redmi 8A runs MIUI 10 based on Android 9 Pie and packs 32GB of inbuilt storage that can be expanded via microSD card (up to 512GB) with a dedicated slot. The Redmi 8A is a dual-SIM (GSM and GSM) smartphone that accepts Nano-SIM and Nano-SIM cards.

Connectivity options on the Redmi 8A include Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth v5.00, USB Type-C, FM radio, 3G, and 4G (with support for Band 40 used by some LTE networks in India). Sensors on the phone include accelerometer, ambient light sensor, and proximity sensor. The Redmi 8A supports face unlock.

The Redmi 8A measures 156.48 x 75.41 x 9.40mm (height x width x thickness) and weighs 190.00 grams. It was launched in Midnight Black, Ocean Blue, and Sunset Red colours.

As of 6th December 2019, Redmi 8A price in India starts at Rs. 6,499.

Redmi 8A Price in India

Product Name Price in India
Redmi 8A (2GB RAM, 32GB Storage) - Sunset Red 6,499
Redmi 8A (2GB RAM, 32GB Storage) - Ocean Blue 6,499
Redmi 8A (2GB RAM, 32GB Storage) - Midnight Black 6,499
Redmi 8A (3GB RAM, 32GB Storage) - Midnight Black 6,999
Redmi 8A (3GB RAM, 32GB Storage) - Ocean Blue 6,999
Redmi 8A (3GB RAM, 32GB Storage) - Sunset Red 6,999

Redmi 8A price in India starts from ₹ 6,499. The lowest price of Redmi 8A is ₹ 6,499 at Flipkart, and is available in Midnight Black, Ocean Blue, and Sunset Red colours.

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Redmi 8A Full Specifications

General
Brand Xiaomi
Model Redmi 8A
Release date 25th September 2019
Launched in India Yes
Dimensions (mm) 156.48 x 75.41 x 9.40
Weight (g) 190.00
Battery capacity (mAh) 5000
Fast charging Proprietary
Colours Midnight Black, Ocean Blue, Sunset Red
Display
Screen size (inches) 6.22
Touchscreen Yes
Resolution 720x1520 pixels
Protection type Gorilla Glass
Aspect ratio 19:9
Hardware
Processor 2GHz octa-core
Processor make Qualcomm Snapdragon 439
RAM 2GB
Internal storage 32GB
Expandable storage Yes
Expandable storage type microSD
Expandable storage up to (GB) 512
Dedicated microSD slot Yes
Camera
Rear camera 12-megapixel (f/1.8)
Rear autofocus Phase detection autofocus
Rear flash LED
Front camera 8-megapixel
Software
Operating system Android 9 Pie
Skin MIUI 10
Connectivity
Wi-Fi Yes
GPS Yes
Bluetooth Yes, v 5.00
USB Type-C Yes
Headphones 3.5mm
FM Yes
Number of SIMs 2
SIM 1
SIM Type Nano-SIM
GSM/CDMA GSM
3G Yes
4G/ LTE Yes
Supports 4G in India (Band 40) Yes
SIM 2
SIM Type Nano-SIM
GSM/CDMA GSM
4G/ LTE Yes
Supports 4G in India (Band 40) Yes
Sensors
Face unlock Yes
Proximity sensor Yes
Accelerometer Yes
Ambient light sensor Yes
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Redmi 8A User Review and Ratings

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    Rohan Misal (Sep 30, 2019) on Gadgets 360 Recommends
    Battery is damn too good. Display is awesome. Dedicated slot. Camera is average. Bit heavy. Performance is good. Good value for money
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  • Best in the market!
    Adv Rubeena Patel (Dec 4, 2019) on Flipkart
    Nice Phone... Camera quality is good... Budget is also good
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  • Excellent
    Sayan Pal (Dec 4, 2019) on Flipkart
    best value of many
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    Iip (Dec 5, 2019) on Flipkart
    good
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    Tapos Por (Dec 5, 2019) on Flipkart
    very good
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  • Perfect product!
    Abhishek Das (Dec 5, 2019) on Flipkart
    Nice phone I really Liked it🧡
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  • Wonderful
    Durgesh Sharma (Dec 5, 2019) on Flipkart
    best
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  • Worth every penny
    Nehal Singh (Dec 5, 2019) on Flipkart
    Good product in this price
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    Ajajuddin Ahmad (Dec 5, 2019) on Flipkart
    good product
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  • Mind-blowing purchase
    Mohd Moeen (Dec 5, 2019) on Flipkart
    nice product xiaomi
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