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Summary
71%
78%
Camera

12 MP (Primary)

8 MP(Front)

13 MP + 8 MP + 5 MP + 2 MP (Primary)

8 MP(Front)

Display

6.22" (15.8 cm)

720x1520 px, 270 PPI

6.53" (16.59 cm)

1080x2340 px, 395 PPI

Battery

5000 mAh

5020 mAh

Performance

Quad + Quad Core

1.95 GHz + 1.45 GHz, 2 GB RAM

Dual + Hexa Core

2 GHz + 1.8 GHz, 4 GB RAM

Storage

32 GB

512 GB (Expandable)

64 GB

512 GB (Expandable)

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User Rating

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4.4/5 based on 157,610 ratings

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4.3/5 based on 62,174 ratings

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General
Launch Date

September 29, 2019 (Official)

August 6, 2020 (Official)

Brand

Xiaomi

Xiaomi

Model

Redmi 8A

Redmi 9 Prime

Operating System

Android v9.0 (Pie)

Android v10 (Q)

Custom UI

MIUI

MIUI

SIM Slot(s)

Dual SIM, GSM+GSM

Dual SIM, GSM+GSM

SIM Size

SIM1: Nano
SIM2: Nano

SIM1: Nano
SIM2: Nano

Network

4G: Available (supports Indian bands),
3G: Available, 2G: Available

4G: Available (supports Indian bands),
3G: Available, 2G: Available

Fingerprint Sensor

no  No

yes

Quick Charging

yes Fast, 18W

yes Fast, 18W

Design
Size Compare
Size Compare
Dimensions

Height: 156.4 mm
Width: 75.4 mm
Thickness: 9.4 mm

Height: 163.3 mm
Width: 77 mm
Thickness: 9.1 mm

Weight

188 grams

198 grams

Build Material


Back: Plastic


Back: Plastic

Colours

Midnight Black, Ocean Blue, Sunset Red

Space Blue, Mint Green, Sunrise Flare, Matte Black

Waterproof

yes Splash proof

yes Splash proof

Display
Average
Good
Screen Size

6.22 " (15.8 cm)

6.53 " (16.59 cm)

Screen Resolution

720 x 1520 pixels

1080 x 2340 pixels

Aspect Ratio

19:9

19.5:9

Bezel-less display

yes with waterdrop notch

yes with waterdrop notch

Pixel Density

270 ppi

395 ppi

Display Type

IPS LCD

IPS LCD

Screen Protection

Corning Gorilla Glass v5

Corning Gorilla Glass v3

Touch Screen

yes Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch

yes Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch

Screen to Body Ratio (calculated)

81.48 %

83.06 %

Performance
Good
Very Good
Chipset

Qualcomm Snapdragon 439

MediaTek Helio G80

Processor

Octa core (1.95 GHz, Quad core, Cortex A53 + 1.45 GHz, Quad core, Cortex A53)

Octa core (2 GHz, Dual core, Cortex A75 + 1.8 GHz, Hexa Core, Cortex A55)

Architecture

64 bit

64 bit

Graphics

Adreno 505

Mali-G52

RAM

2 GB

4 GB

Bootup Time (tested by 91mobiles)

26.0 s

21.0 s

Storage
Best in Class
Best in Class
Internal Memory

32 GB

64 GB

Expandable Memory

yes Up to 512 GB

yes Up to 512 GB

User Available Storage

Up to 21 GB

USB OTG Support

yes

Camera
Good
Good
Main Camera
Camera Setup

Single

Quad

Resolution

12 MP f/1.8 Primary Camera(2.55" sensor size, 1.4µm pixel size)

13 MP f/2.2, Wide Angle Primary Camera(28 mm focal length, 3.1" sensor size, 1.12µm pixel size)8 MP f/2.2, Wide Angle, Ultra-Wide Angle Camera(4.0" sensor size, 1.12µm pixel size)5 MP f/2.4, Macro Camera
2 MP f/2.4, Depth Camera

Sensor

Exmor-RS CMOS Sensor

Autofocus

yes Phase Detection autofocus

yes Phase Detection autofocus

Physical Aperture

F1.8

F2.2

Flash

yes LED Flash

yes LED Flash

Image Resolution

4000 x 3000 Pixels

4128 x 3096 Pixels

Settings

Exposure compensation, ISO control

Exposure compensation, ISO control

Shooting Modes

Continuos Shooting, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Continuos Shooting, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Camera Features

Digital Zoom, Auto Flash, Face detection, Touch to focus

Digital Zoom, Auto Flash, Face detection, Touch to focus

Video Recording

1920x1080 @ 30 fps, 1280x720 @ 30 fps

1920x1080 @ 30 fps

Front Camera
Camera Setup

Single

Single

Resolution

8 MP f/2.0 Primary Camera(4.0" sensor size, 1.12µm pixel size)

8 MP f/2.0 Primary Camera(27 mm focal length)

Physical Aperture

F2.0

F2.0

Video Recording

1920x1080 @ 30 fps

1920x1080 @ 30 fps

Battery
Excellent
Excellent
Capacity

5000 mAh

5020 mAh

Type

Li-Polymer

Li-ion

User Replaceable

no  No

no  No

Quick Charging

yes Fast, 18W

yes Fast, 18W

USB Type-C

yes

yes

Battery Charging Time (20% to 100%) (tested by 91mobiles)

02h 56m 56s

02h 52m 44s

Network & Connectivity
SIM Size

SIM1: Nano
SIM2: Nano

SIM1: Nano
SIM2: Nano

Network Support

4G (supports Indian bands), 3G, 2G

4G (supports Indian bands), 3G, 2G

VoLTE

yes

yes

SIM 1

4G Bands:
TD-LTE 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41)
FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 900(band 8) / 850(band 5)
3G Bands:
UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
GPRS:
Available
EDGE:
Available
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4G Bands:
TD-LTE 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41)
FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 900(band 8) / 850(band 5)
3G Bands:
UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
GPRS:
Available
EDGE:
Available
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SIM 2

4G Bands:
TD-LTE 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41)
FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 900(band 8) / 850(band 5)
3G Bands:
UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
GPRS:
Available
EDGE:
Available
Read More..

4G Bands:
TD-LTE 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41)
FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 900(band 8) / 850(band 5)
3G Bands:
UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
GPRS:
Available
EDGE:
Available
Read More..

SAR Value

Head: 0.339 W/kg, Body: 1.000 W/kg

Head: 0.854 W/kg, Body: 0.417 W/kg

Wi-Fi

yes Wi-Fi 802.11, b/g/n

yes Wi-Fi 802.11, ac/b/g/n/n 5GHz

Wi-Fi Features

Wi-Fi Direct, Mobile Hotspot

Wi-Fi Direct, Mobile Hotspot

Wi-Fi Calling

yes

Bluetooth

yes v4.2

yes v5.0

GPS

yes with A-GPS, Glonass

yes with A-GPS, Glonass

NFC

no  No

USB Connectivity

Mass storage device, USB charging

Mass storage device, USB charging

Multimedia
FM Radio

yes Wireless FM

yes

Loudspeaker

yes

yes

Audio Jack

3.5 mm

3.5 mm

Special Features
Fingerprint Sensor

no  No

yes

Fingerprint Sensor Position

Rear

Other Sensors

Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Compass

Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Compass

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  • How to use Led Flash for notifications on Xiaomi Redmi 9 Prime ?

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    Answered By Dia Rastogi | 4 months ago

    LED Flash Notifications first started appearing in Apple devices.

    However, looking at its popularity most of the Android phone makers have also added similar features to their devices.

    Just slide into your Settings Application > Accessibility > Hearing Options > Flash Alerts.

    Also, do not forget to find all the detailed specifications and other latest updates related to Xiaomi Redmi 9 Prime here

  • Does Xiaomi Redmi 9 Prime support OTG?

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    Answered By Abhishek Joshi | 4 months ago

    Xiaomi Redmi 9 Prime would definitely be supporting OTG.

    Despite of being a Budget Friendly device, it comes with a host of connectivity options.

    All you would need is a USB Flashdrive / Hardisk and an OTG Cable.

    Also, do not forget to find all the detailed specifications and other latest updates related to Xiaomi Redmi 9 Prime here

  • How to increase the speed of Xiaomi Redmi 8A ?

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    Answered By Diksha Jayaraman | 1 years ago

    To Increase the speed of your slow Android phone here is the guide to speed it up in 5 Minutes

    1. Close all your unused apps.
      1. Closing all the apps which you are not using saves a lot of memory usages which can be utilized by other apps to make it run faster.


    2. Clean all the app cache

      1. Download Clean Master software from the Play store (here)
      2. Press Junk Files and let it do its work 
      3. After that press on Phone Boost option.


    3. Disable the Animations
      1. Go to "Settings"
      2. Then Go to "About phone"
      3. Tap on " Build Number" 7 times.
      4. Then Go back to settings and Tap on " Developer Option"
      5. Scroll Down to "Windows Animation Scale". as shown in the Image below
      6. Tap on "Animation Off".



    You can also check the most popular video on youtube to speed up your Android without installing any software:


    You can check the specs of Xiaomi Redmi 8A here: Xiaomi Redmi 8A
  • How to root Xiaomi Redmi 8A ?

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    Answered By Ajay Verma | 1 years ago

    To root your phone manually, you need to turn on USB Debugging. 

    1. Go to Setting, Find kernel version in About.
    2. Tap it seven times, at which point you should see the message, "You are now a developer!" With that done, tap Settings, About Phone, Developer Options, and then tick USB debugging." Then tap OK to approve the setting change. 
    3. Now turn it ON  in fastboot mode and unlock the bootloader.
    4. Install a recovery to help you with flashing.
    5. Flash a supporting custom ROM and gapps.


    XDA Developers is a great site to help you with the process, support and Custom ROMs.


    Check the below video for One click root method that works on many latest devices:

    You can check the specs of Xiaomi Redmi 8A here: Xiaomi Redmi 8A
  • How to hide photos and videos on Xiaomi Redmi 9 Prime ?

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    Answered By Girish Dasgupta | 4 months ago

    Most of the Xiaomi devices including this device comes with an in built vault.

    Just slide into your Gallery > Long Tap the desired Photo/Video > Tap on 'Move to Vault'. 

    Now, to access the vault, slide into your Gallery > Swipe Down > Enter the password > You will be redirected to Vault.

    Also, do not forget to find all the detailed specifications and other latest updates related to Xiaomi Redmi 9 Prime here

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