Redmi 8A Dual Goes Official In India (Photo Credit: Twitter/@RedmiIndia)
Redmi 8A Dual, the company's latest affordable phone, has finally gone official in India. The key features on Redmi 8A Dual include a 6.22-inch HD+ display, dual rear camera setup, and a 5,000mAh battery, among others. Redmi 8A Dual, the upgrade of Redmi 8A, sports an “Aura X Grip” design that brings a mesh texture at the back panel and comes along with P2i nano-coating. The smartphone comes preloaded with VoLTE and VoWiFi support. In the Indian market, it is up against the likes of Realme C3 and Infinix Hot 8.
The price for the 2GB RAM + 32GB storage variant of Redmi 8A Dual in India has been set at Rs 6,499. On the other hand, the 3GB RAM + 32GB storage option of Redmi 8A Dual costs Rs 6,999. The smartphone comes in Midnight Grey, Sea Blue, and Sky White colour options. The device will go on sale starting February 18 via Amazon, Mi.com, and Mi Home stores. Also, the newly-launched phone will soon be available through various retail stores.
Redmi 8A Dual sports a 6.22-inch HD+ (720x1520 pixels) display with a Dot Notch design and Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection. There is also a 19:9 aspect ratio. The smartphone supports dual-SIM technology and runs Android 9 Pie with MIUI 11 on top. Redmi 8A Dual is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 439 SoC, paired with up to 3GB of RAM. The Redmi 8A Dual has 32GB of onboard storage that is expandable via microSD card (up to 512GB) through a dedicated slot.
On the imaging front, the smartphone comes equipped with the dual rear camera setup that houses a 13-megapixel primary shooter and a 2-megapixel depth sensor. On the front, there is an 8-megapixel selfie camera. Interestingly, the frontal sensor supports AI Selfie Portrait and AI Face unlock.
Connectivity options on Redmi 8A Dual include 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS/ A-GPS, USB Type-C, and a 3.5mm headphone jack. On the other hand, sensors onboard include an accelerometer, ambient light, magnetometer, and a proximity sensor. The smartphone also comes with wireless FM radio support.
The phone packs a 5,000mAh battery that supports 18W fast charging and reverse charging. The device measures 156.48x75.41x9.4mm and weighs 188 grams.