Xiaomi launched its budget segment Redmi 8A smartphone in India in September this year. The company has now announced that the phone is now available in open sale on Flipkart, Mi.com and Mi Home store.
Redmi 8A comes in two variants – 2GB+32GB and 3GB+32GB priced at Rs 6,499 and Rs 6,999 respectively. The phone comes inMidnight Black, Ocean Blue and Sunset Red colours.
Mi fans, now get your hands on Smart Desh Ka Dumdaar Smartphone, the #Redmi8A anytime you want. Loaded with features, it is one of the best budget phones you can buy.
— Redmi India for #MiFans (@RedmiIndia) November 5, 2019
The phone was previously available through limited-period flash sale rounds. Now interested customers who want to buy the smartphone, will not have to wait for flash sales as it can now be purchased 24×7.
Redmi 8A features a 6.2-inch HD+ display with a resolution of 1520 × 720 pixels. It is powered by a 2.0GHz Octa-core Snapdragon 439 processor coupled with upto 3GB RAM and 32GB storage. There is expandable storage of up to 512GB through a microSD card.
For the camera, the device comes loaded with a single 12-megapixel AI rear camera featuring Sony IMX363 sensor with an LED flash and an 8-megapixel AI sensor on the front for selfies. The phone doesn’t have a fingerprint sensor but it comes with AI face unlock feature.
Software-wise, the phone runs Android 9 Pie-based MIUI 10 out of the box. Redmi 8A comes with a 5,000mAh battery with 18W fast charging support and Type C support. Connectivity features include 4G VoLTE, WiFi, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, GLONASS, audio jack and FM Radio for connectivity. It weighs 190 grams and measures 156.3×75.4×9.4 mm.