“Redmi 8A price in India’s offline stores after Diwali will be Rs 6,799 for 2GB RAM variant and Rs 7,200 for the 3GB RAM option.”
Xiaomi’s latest budget-centric smartphone, the Redmi 8A, can now be purchased via offline stores near you. Retail sources have revealed to 91mobiles that Xiaomi has launched the Redmi 8A in bricks-and-mortar stores across the country and that it’s available for the same price in India as the online stores until Diwali. The Redmi 8A price in India for the base variant with 2GB of RAM comes with a sticker price of Rs 6,499, while the 3GB RAM variant will cost Rs 6,999. After Diwali, these prices will increase by Rs 300 for both variants in the offline market. As for the specifications, the phone packs a whopping 5,000mAh battery, Dot notch screen, P2i splash-resistant coating, and dedicated microSD card slot.
Redmi 8A specifications
The Redmi 8A was launched in India a couple of weeks ago. The handset is a successor to Redmi 7A smartphone from earlier this year and packs a 6.22-inch display with HD+ resolution, a Dot notch for higher screen-to-body ratio, and Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection. The phone is powered by Snapdragon 439 octa-core chipset paired with up to 3GB of RAM and 32GB storage, which is further expandable up to 512GB – thanks to the dedicated microSD card slot. The handset runs MIUI 10 on top of Android 9 Pie out of the box to take care of software side of things.
In the imaging department, the Redmi 8A packs a 12-megapixel Sony IMX363 sensor with 1.4-micron pixel size and AI integrations that is said to further enhance the results. The front camera of the phone features an 8-megapixel shooter for selfies and video calling. A 5,000mAh battery with USB Type-C port and 18W fast-charging support (a 10W charger is bundled in the box though) fuels the handset. The phone has face unlock for security and connectivity options such as Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, dual SIM support with 4G VoLTE connectivity, and GPS. The Redmi 8A comes in Sunset Red, Ocean Blue, and Midnight Black colour options.