Xiomi Redmi 8A


The Xiaomi Redmi 8A was launched on September 2019 by Chinese OEM. The device comes with an Aura Wave Grip design and supports 18W fast charge. You will be excited to know that it comes with a 5000mAh battery which promises to last long and that makes it stand out among its pears.


Key Specs & Features of Xiaomi Redmi 8A

  • 2 inch infinity-V IPS Display, 720 x 1520 pixels (271 ppi)
  • Android 9.0 Pie
  • Octa-core Qualcomm SDM439 Snapdragon 439 CPU
  • 12 MP Rear Camera
  • 8 MP Front Camera
  • 2GB RAM / 3GB RAM / 4GB RAM
  • 32GB / 64GB Inbuilt Storage, up to 512GB Memory Card
  • 4G LTE Network
  • 5000 mAh Li-Po Non-Removable Battery
  • 18W Fast Charging


Redmi 8A


Xiaomi Phones which are known for their high quality camera, they did not disappoint in Redmi 8A which comes with 12MP AI primary camera and 8MP f/2.0 aperture front camera and can be used for video calling.

The 12MP rear camera comes with f/1.8, 1.4µm microns pixel size, 6P lens and a Dual-PD PDAF, flash attached to it and it is capable of shooting full HD videos.


Design and Display

The Xiaomi Redmi 8A features a decent plastic body which houses a camera, a LED flash at the smooth back panel and ‘DESIGNED BY XIOMI’ tag at the bottom.

The device comes with a Corning Gorilla Glass 5 screen which reduces its chance of damaging. It has a height and width of 156.48mm and 75.41mm respectively and measures a weight of 188g.

It comes with 15.8cm (6.22) Dot Notch display which has a contrast ratio of 1500:1 and a NTSC ratio of 70.8%. Redmi 8A supports sunlight mode, reading mode and night mode which makes it convenient for the eye during the night.


Hardware and Software

Xiaomi Redmi 8A runs Android 9.0 Pie version of OS and MIUI 10 user interface. It comes with Qualcomm Snapdragon 439 which powers an Octa-core processor and a clocking speed of 1.95GHz. It also features Adreno 505 560MHz which will be suitable for gamming.

It has an internal storage of 32GB with 2GB RAM, while the bigger model has 32GB and 3GB RAM and you can still expand the memory with a micro SD card up to 512GB.


Network and Connectivity

The Redmi 8A supports dual sim cards and both cards can access 4G connectivity simultaneously. It also supports other connectivity such as 3G, 2G, 2.4G WiFi / WiFi Direct / WiFi Display, Bluethoot 4.2 and a wireless radio.



Redmi 8A comes with a 5000mAh battery which promises to last longer when fully charged.


Xiaomi Redmi 8A Price in Nigeria

The Price of Xiaomi Redmi 8a starts from 42,00 to 47,000 Naira depending on your location and outlet.


Xiaomi Redmi 8A Full Specs and Features

The following are the full specifications of Xiomi Redmi 8A

Network & Connectivity

  • 2G GSM: Yes
  • 2G CDMA 1X: Yes
  • 3G WCDMA: Yes
  • 3G CDMA EVDO: Yes, HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
  • 4G LTE: Yes, LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800), 38(2600), 40(2300) – Global
    LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 8(900), 40(2300), 41(2500) – India
    LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 8(900), 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500) – China


  • 12MP AI camera
Primary Camera
  • 12MP rear camera, f/1.8, 1.4µm microns pixel size, 6P lens, Dual-PD PDAF, Flash
Front camera
  • 8MP front camera, f/2.0 aperture, 1.12µm pixel size
  • 1080p video, 30fps
  • 720p video, 30fps


  • 8cm (6.22) High Definition Display
  • Resolution: HD+ (720 * 1520)
  • PPI: 270
  • Contrast ratio: 1500:1
  • NTSC ratio: 70.8%
  • IPS (In-cell)


  • Height: 156.48mm
  • Width: 75.41mm
  • Thickness: 9.4mm
  • Weight: 188g


  • Ambient Light Sensor
  • Proximity Sensor
  • Electronic Compass
  • Accelerometer


  • SMS/MMSYes
  • Instant Messaging: Yes
  • Push Emails: Yes
  • Email Protocol: Yes


  • Music Player: Yes
  • Video Player: Yes
  • FM Radio: Yes
  • Loudspeaker: Yes
  • 5mm Jack: Yes


  • 5000mAh (typ) Li-Polymer
  • 18W Fast Charging supported
  • Built-in rechargeable battery
  • 5V/2A charger included in box


Questions and Answers About Xiaomi Redmi 8A Smartphone

Is Xiaomi Redmi 8A a 4G phone?

Yes; the Redmi 8A is a 4G LTE phone.

Does Xiaomi Redmi 8A have a fingerprint scanner?

Yes; it has a fingerprint reader.

Does Xiaomi Redmi 8A have a Gorilla Glass?

Yes; it comes with Corning Gorilla Glass 5

Does Xiaomi Redmi 8A have quick charging?

Yes; Redmi 8A has quick charging technology and type C charging port.

Does Xiaomi Redmi 8A have face unlock?

Yes; it comes with AI Face Unlock security.


By Okpara Kenneth


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