Redmi 8A Dual To Go On Sale From Feb 18
Redmi 8A Dual is going on sale for the first time on February 18 at 12 noon. It is an upgraded version of the Redmi 8A and will be powered by a Snapdragon 439 SoC, 2GB RAM and 32GB internal storage for the base model. Users will also get a massive 5,000mAh battery which should last an entire day without issues. The phone also comes with a mesh texture on the back with P2i nano-coating for extra grip, which Redmi calls the “Aura X Grip”. It is available in three colors – Midnight Grey, Sea Blue, and Sky White.
The dual-SIM Xiaomi Redmi 8A Dual has a 6.22-inch (720×1520 pixels) screen with an aspect ratio of 19:9 and is protected by Gorilla Glass. The octa-core Snapdragon 439 processor found in the Redmi 8A Dual has four cores clocked at 1.95GHz and the remaining four cores clocked slightly lower at 1.45GHz. There are two variants of the phone, one with 2GB RAM and the other with 3GB RAM, both of which come with 32GB internal storage, which can be expanded to 512GB with a Micro-SD card. In terms of optics, there is a dual rear camera set-up with a primary sensor of 13 megapixels with f/2.2 aperture and a pixel size of 1.12 micron. The other is a 2-megapixel sensor with f/2.4 aperture and 1.75-micron pixel size. The front camera has an 8-megapixel sensor with a f/2.0 aperture and a 1.12-micron pixel size. The Redmi 8A Dual supports Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth v4.20, and a 3.5mm headphone jack. It has a USB Type-C port for charging, GPS, and Wi-Fi Direct.
The base model of the Redmi 8ADual with 2GB RAM and 32GB storage is priced at Rs 6,499. Meanwhile, the 3GB RAM and 32GB storage options are priced at Rs 6,999. The phone will be available on Mi.com, Mi Home stores, and Amazon as of now, but will also be soon available on retail stores and online vendors. There are a host of purchase offers as well, where buyers will get a 5 percent instant discount if they use an ICICI Bank credit card EMI transaction on Mi.com.