With moderate features, Redmi 8A Dual 3GB RAM is a fair smartphone among the mid-range segment. Under the pocket-friendly range, the device offers a decent spec-sheet from a reasonable camera set-up to powerful battery capacity and a waterproof feature. Lastly, the absence of fingerprint sensor might be a matter of concern for some of the potential buyers.
An upgraded version of Redmi 8A
Display and Camera
The Redmi 8A Dual 3GB RAM bears an IPS LCD display size of 6.22 inch (15.8cm) along with a screen resolution of 720 x 1520 pixels and 270ppi pixel density, adding to the fair visual streaming. The bezel-less display of the phone gets a waterdrop notch design to house the front camera set-up. For enhanced security, the screen sports a Corning Gorilla Glass v5 with P2i nano-coating for water-resistant ability.
The 8A Dual 3GB RAM features a dual-camera set-up which includes 13MP f/2.2 primary camera and 2MP f/2.4 depth lens. For selfies, the front fascia gets an 8MP f/2.0 shooter embedded in the waterdrop notch. The other camera functionalities are Al Selfie Portrait, HDR and panorama mode amongst others.
Performance and Battery
The 8A Dual 3GB RAM is powered by 1.95GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 439 chipset backed-up with Adreno 505 and 3GB RAM, which provides a moderately lag-free and seamless performance.
The battery capacity of the device is 5,000 mAh equipped with 18W quick-charging functionality, which ensures extended usage with a short charging duration.
Storage and Connectivity
The internal storage of 8A Dual 3GB RAM is 32 GB, which can be expanded up to 512GB.
The operating system of the smartphone is Android 9, customed with MIUI. The connectivity of the device offers 4G Volte network, dual-SIM, USB Type-C port, Wi-Fi, Mobile Hotspot, Bluetooth, A-GPS with GLONASS.
Warranty / Warranty Summary
1 year manufacturer warranty for device and 6 months manufacturer warranty for in-box accessories including batteries from the date of purchase