The Redmi sub-brand of Xiaomi welcomed its newest smartphone Redmi 8A which is the successor of previous Remdi 7A. Redmi 8A was launched on 25th September 2019. Redmi 8A has a new design, bigger display, and a better camera sensor. It also has USB Type-C and fast charging support along with splash-resistant. The exclusion of the fingerprint scanner has been overcome with an AI Face Unlock. The Redmi 8A comes in two variants; 2/32GB and 3/32GB, the price of Redmi 8A in Nepal is Rs 11,999 for 2/32 GB and Rs 12,999 for 3/32 GB variant.

Xiaomi Redmi 8a Key Specifications     

Release Date September 2019
Display 6.2 inches IPS LCD, 720 x 1520 pixels, Corning GG5
Chipset Snapdragon 439 (12 nm)
GPU Adreno 505
Memory 2/32 GB and 3/32 GB, Expandable up to 512 GB [Dedicated slot]
Primary Camera (Dual) 12 MP, f/1.8, Dual Pixel PDAF
Shoot Videos: 1080p@30fps, HDR
Selfie Camera    8 MP, f/2.0
Shoot Videos: 1080p@30fps, HDR
OS and UI Android 9.0 (Pie); MIUI 9
Battery 5000mAh 18-Watt Fast Charging
Colors Available Onyx Black, Ruby Red, Sapphire Blue
Miscellaneous accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
Price of Xiaomi Redmi 8a in Nepal Rs 11,999 (2/32GB)
Rs 12,999 (3/32GB)

 Design & Display

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The Redmi 8A features a 6.2-inch display which is bright and vibrant and has a resolution of 720×1520 pixels. This display also houses a Dew-drop notch that holds the front camera for shooting selfies. Xiaomi’s new Aura Wave grip design has been included in its plastic body. The color options that Redmi 8A will be providing are Sunset Red, Ocean Blue, and Midnight Black which is all great colors to have in a budget phone.

Camera

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As for the camera department, Redmi 8A will pack a 12MP AI Rear Camera with a Sony IMX363 sensor integrated into it supported by an LED flash at the backside of the phone. It will also have an 8MP selfie shooter at the front inside Dew-drop notch. The rear and front camera both will be able to record videos on 1080p at 30fps. We can expect some decent camera performance from this budget-friendly smartphone.

Performance and Memory

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The Snapdragon 439 chipsets with Octa-Core 2.0GHz Cortex-A53 CPU and Adreno 505 GPU sits at the helm, aided by 2/3GB Ram and 32Gb storage which can be expanded up to 512 GB  via the microSD slot. The phone will be running on Android 9.0 Pie skinned with brand new MIUI 11.

Battery and Connectivity

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Redmi 8A packs a powerful non-removal Li-Po 5000mAh and 18W fast charging support. However, you will get a 10W adapter in the box instead of an 18W adapter. Redmi 8A also will have USB Type-C, 3.5mm headphone jack and will support 4G dual Nano-SIM phone while holding sensors like accelerometer, ambient light sensor, and proximity sensor.

Price of Redmi 8A in Nepal

Redmi 8A smartphone was launched on 2nd September 2019 in India with a price tag of INR 6,499 for a 2GB RAM variant and INR 6,999 for a 3GB RAM variant. Both of these variants will have 32GB of internal storage. However, in Nepal, both the 2/32GB and 3/32GB variants are the best contenders for smartphones under 15000 as the Redmi 8A price for 2/32GB is NPR 11,999 and NPR 12,999 for 3/32GB.


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