Xiaomi Redmi 8A Full Phone Specifications

 

The Xiaomi Redmi 8A is a basic everyday smartphone. There isn’t much about it that makes it stand out from a crowd but it sure handles day to day light surfing of the web and light gaming. The 5000mah battery and the large screen size of this phone makes it perfect for movies and other multimedia activities.

GENERAL FEATURES

  • OS: Android 9 Pie, MIUI 11

  • Network Type: 2G/3G/4G

  • Sim Type: Single Sim

  • Display: 6.22 inches IPS LCD Capacitive touchscreen, 720×1520 pixel, 270ppi

  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 439 (12nm)

  • CPU: Octa-core (4×1.95 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4×1.45 GHz Cortex A53)

  • GPU: Adreno 505

  • Selfie Camera: 8mp

  • Rear Camera: 13mp

  • RAM: 2GB/3GB

  • ROM: 32G

  • Battery: non removable Li-Po 5000mAh Battery

  • Fingerprint Sensor: No

see also: Xiaomi Note 9

DESIGN AND APPEARANCE

  • Dimensions: 156.5 x 75.4 x 9.4 mm

  • Weight : 188g

  • Display: 6.22 inches IPS LCD Capacitive touchscreen, 720×1520 pixel, 270ppi

  • Colours : Sea Blue, Sky white, Midnight Grey

  • Physical Build : Plastic

HARDWARE SPECIFICATIONS

  • Processor Type: Qualcomm Snapdragon 439 (12nm)
  • CPU: Octa-core (4×1.95 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4×1.45 GHz Cortex A53)

  • GPU: Adreno 505

  • RAM: 2GB/3GB

  • Internal Storage : 32GB

  • External Storage : Micro SDXC

CAMERA AND PHOTOGRAPHY

  • Rear Camera : 13mp QVGA, auto-focus, quad LED flash, 1080p@30fps video recording

  • Front-facing Camera: 8mp auto focus, Face Recognition, 1080p@30fps video capture.

AUDIO AND VIDEO FORMATS

  • Music Support : PCM, AAC / AAC + / eAAC + / MP3 / AMR – NB / WB / APE

  • Audio : 3.5 mm audio jack

  • Loudspeaker : Stereo speakers

  • Video Support : H.264/3GP/MP4/MPEG4/FLV player

  • FM Radio : Yes, built in antenna

CONNECTIVITY AND SENSORS

  • 5G: No

  • Bluetooth : v5.0, A2DP

  • WiFi : Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, hotspot

  • GPS: Yes, A-GPS.

  • USB : 2.0 Type C 1.0 Reversible connector,

  • Digital Compass: No

  • Accelerometer : Yes.

  • Proximity Sensor : Yes.

  • Ambient Light Sensor : Yes

  • Barometer : No.

  • Pedometer : No.

  • Heart Rate Monitor : No.

  • Gyroscope (G-Sensor) : Yes.

  • Fingerprint Scanner : No

  • Face Unlock : No

  • Iris Scanner : No.

  • Motion Sensor: No

  • Gesture Control : Yes.

  • Digital Assistant : Yes; Google Assistant.

  • Infra-red Sensor : No

BATTERY

  • Non removable Li-Po 5000mah battery, 18w fast charging, Reversible charging/ Power Bank.

see also: solar powered Xiaomi phone

PRICING AND AVAILABILITY

  • Colors: Sea Blue, sky White, Midnight Grey

  • Price: Between 38,000-42000 (40,000, Jumia)

  • Store Availability: Retail outlets like Jumia, Konga and most physical stores nationwide

FINAL WORDS
The Xiaomi Redmi 8A is no game changer and doesn’t make pretences about that. Its a decent smartphone with a decent battery and the power bank feature is a plus. If you ever are in need of a smartphone on a tight budget, this device is worth a look.

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