Home >Technology >Gadgets >Xiaomi launches Redmi 8A at 6,499, sale starts this weekend: Price, specs

Chinese handset maker Xiaomi Wednesday launched Redmi 8A in India. Refreshing its Redmi A series, Xiaomi's entry-level series, Xiaomi's Redmi 8A comes with "Aura Wave Grip" design and splash-resistant P2i nano-coating. The successor to Redmi 7A, Redmi 8A will be available in two variants - 2GB RAM with 32GB storage, and 3GB RAM with 32GB storage.

Redmi 8A Battery

The Redmi 8A comes with a 5,000mAh Li-Polymer battery with support for 18W fast charging. With this handset, the company has introduced USB Type-C 18W fast-charging support for the first time in this price segment.

Redmi 8A Camera

Redmi 8A comes with a 12MP rear camera with Sony IMX363 sensor, while the selfie camera on the front is 8MP. The rear comes along with 'Dual Pixel Autofocus'. Both the front and rear cameras on Redmi 8A are capable of taking AI Portrait Mode shots.

Redmi 8A Display

Redmi 8A comes with an HD+ display screen. Redmi 8A packs a waterdrop-style display notch, called "Dot Notch," a first for the company for its entry-level series; and an aspect ratio of 19:9.

Redmi 8A Features

Redmi 8A is powered by the Snapdragon 439 Soc. It will be available in two variants - 2GB RAM with 32GB storage, and 3GB RAM with 32GB storage. The handset will have three different colour options, Midnight Black, Ocean Blue, and Sunset Red. It will also have a wireless FM radio.

Redmi 8A Price

Redmi 8A is priced at 6,499 for the base storage model with 2GB RAM and 32GB storage.The 3GB 32GB variant will be available for 6,999.

Redmi 8A Sale

Both the variants will the available on and Flipkart. The first sale of the Redmi 8A will commence at 11:59pm IST on Sunday, September 29. The handset will be available through Mi Home stores starting September 30.

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