Redmi 8A finally goes on open sale in India

“Redmi 8A is now on open sale in India via Flipkart, Mi.com, Mi Home stores, and other partner offline stores.”

Redmi 8A affordable smartphone, which was launched back in September in India, has been available only via flash sales on Flipkart, Mi.com, and via Mi Home Stores. Now, the Chinese brand confirmed the Redmi 8A would be available 24×7 on the three channels. The handset is already available through brick-and-mortar stores across the country, in limited quantities. The Redmi 8A 2GB + 32GB model is priced at Rs 6,499, while the 3GB + 32GB option sets you back by Rs 6,999. if you were planning on getting the device, now is your chance to grab it. The Redmi 8A will be available in Midnight Black, Ocean Blue and Sunset Red colour options.

Redmi 8A specifications

To recall, the Redmi 8A flaunts a 6.22-inch HD+ display with 720 x 1,520 pixels resolution, 19:9 aspect ratio, and Gorilla Glass 5 protection. It is powered by a 2GHz octa-core Snapdragon 439 SoC coupled with Adreno 505 GPU. The phone comes in two variants — 2GB + 32GB and 3GB + 32GB onboard storage that is further expandable up to 512GB via a MicroSD card. The Redmi 8A runs on Android 9.0 Pie with MIUI 10 custom skin on top. It is also scheduled to get MIUI 11 update shortly.

As for the camera, the Redmi 8A packs a 12MP Sony IMX363 sensor on the back with LED flash. On the front, there is an 8MP snapper for selfies and video chats. A 5,000mAh battery with 18W fast-charging support fuels the phone. It comes with P2i splash-resistant coating. Connectivity features include 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS + GLONASS, and USB Type-C. The handset doesn’t come with a traditional fingerprint sensor; instead, users will have to rely on Face unlock for security. It weighs 188 grams and measures 156.48×75.41×9.4mm.

Key Specs

Xiaomi Redmi 8A
Qualcomm Snapdragon 439 | 2 GBProcessor
6.22 inches Display
12 MPRear camera
8 MPSelfie camera
5000 mAh Battery
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