The battle of smartphones is a never-ending war. Each brands are trying their best to give the users the best mobile experience. Whether it’s budget devices, mid-range devices or high-end devices, there’s no slowing down for any of the brands on releasing their best product. Talking about the budget device, Xiaomi launched its budget device, Redmi 8A dual not so long ago. This device has almost thing that a budget device should have. There has been numerous news on the arrival of Redmi 8A dual in the Nepal market. The price of Redmi 8A Dual in Nepal is Rs 12,999 for a 3/32GB variant. For a budget smartphones like Redmi 8A, Redmi 8, Redmi Note 8(4/64GB variant) from Xiaomi Redmi 8 series are available in Nepal.
Design and Display
Redmi 8A dual houses 6.22-inch IPS LCD display with 720 x 1520 pixels. For the protection, we have corning gorilla glass 5. It has an 81.8% screen-to-body ratio. Redmi 8A Dual has 400 nits of maximum brightness. Talking about the device aesthetics we have waterdrop notch and a visible chin at the bottom. On the right edge, we have both the power button and the volume rockers. Luckily we have 3.55 headphone jack on Redmi 8A dual. It seems as if to get a 3.55mm headphone jack you must buy a budget device.
Dual Rear Camera Setup
On the camera department, Redmi 8A Dual looks impressive for a budget device. On a selfie lens, we have an 8MP lens. Waterdrop notch on the display confines the selfie lens. With the selfie lens, you will be able to shoot videos 1080p@30fps, HDR.
For the rear camera, we have dual camera lenses. This consists of 13MP + 2MP lenses. It is aligned vertically on the top-mid section on the back. Above the dual-lens lies an LED flash. With rear camera, you can shoot videos 1080p@30fps, HDR.
Performance, Software, and Battery
The Snapdragon 439 (12nm) powers Xiaomi Redmi 8A DUal. For the GPU we have Adreno 505. It runs on Android 9.0 (Pie) alongside MIUI 11. On the memory department, 2/32 GB and 3/32 GB variant is available.
Massive 5000mAh battery fuels Redmi 8A dual. It supports 18-watt fast charging. For the charging port, we have standard USB Type-C. You will be surprised to know that Redmi 8A dual also supports power bank/ reverse charging. Features like Accelerometer, Proximity, compass and many more are available on this device. Sky White, Sea Blue and Midnight Grey are the available color variants.
Xiaomi Redmi 8A Dual Key Specifications
|Released Date||March 2020 (Nepal)|
|Display||6.22-inch, IPS LCD, 720 x 1520 Pixels
Protection: Corning Gorilla Glass 5
|Chipset||Qualcomm SDM439 Snapdragon 439 (12 nm)|
|Memory||2/32GB and 3/32 GB
Expandable using microSDXC (dedicated slot)
|Primary Camera (Dual)||13MP, f/2.2, (wide), 1/3.1″, 1.12µm, PDAF + 2MP, f/2.4, (depth)
Shoot Videos: 1080p@30fps, HDR
|Selfie Camera||8 MP, f/2.0, 1/4″, 1.12µm
Shoot videos: 1080p@30fps,HDR
|OS and UI||Android 9.0 (Pie); MIUI 11|
|Battery||5000mAh, 18-Watt fast charging|
|Color Variants||Sky White, Sea Blue, Midnight Grey|
|Xiaomi Redmi 8A Dual Price in Nepal||Rs 12,999 (3/32GB)
Price and Availability in Nepal
Overall for a budget device, Redmi 8A dual looks impressive. The 5000mAh battery, 18-watt fast charging, 13MP dual rear camera setup, Snapdragon 439(12nm) all are packed under the hood of this device. Xiaomi Nepal has been teasing regarding the launch of Redmi 8A dual. This device is finally available in the Nepali market. The current price of Redmi 8A Dual in India is INR 6,499 (2/32GB) and INR 6,999 (3/32GB). The price of Xiaomi Redmi 8A Dual in Nepal is as follow,
- Price of Xiaomi Redmi 8A Dual in Nepal= ~Rs 12,999 for 3/32 GB
Redmi 8A Dual falls under Rs 15,000. If you are looking for more devices under Rs 15,000 in Nepal then please read, Best smartphones to buy in Nepal under Rs 15,000.
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