Along with the Redmi Note 8, the Xiaomi Redmi 8A mobile is also now available for pre-ordering in US. The phone is up for pre-bookings on the B&H online store. Key features of the device include an “Aura Wave Grip” design along with a splash-resistant P2i nano-coating, a “Dot Notch,” display, fast charging support, and a 5,000mAh battery.
Redmi 8A Price and Availability
The Redmi 8A price in USA is set at $129.99 for the 3GB RAM with a 32GB storage option. The phone is now available to pre-order on Bhphotovideo.com and comes in Midnight Black, Ocean Blue, and Sunset Red colors.
Specifications, and Features
The dual-SIM (Nano) mi Redmi 8 A runs Android 9 Pie with MIUI 10 on top and features a 6.22-inch HD+ display with a 19:9 aspect ratio and Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection. Under the hood, the phone has retained the Qualcomm Snapdragon 439 SoC that was powering the Redmi 7A, paired with 3GB of RAM.
In terms of optics, the Redmi 8A sports a 12-megapixel Sony IMX363 sensor at the back along with an f/1.8 lens and an LED flash. The smartphone also has an 8-megapixel selfie camera at the front. Further, there are preloaded features such as an AI Portrait Mode and AI Scene Detection. The phone also includes an AI Face Unlock feature.
The Xiaomi Redmi 8 A has 32GB of onboard storage that is expandable via microSD card (up to 512GB) through a dedicated slot. Connectivity options on the phone include 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth v5.0, GPS/ A-GPS, FM radio, USB Type-C, and a 3.5mm headphone jack.
Lastly, the Xiaomi 8 packs a 5,000mAh Li-Polymer battery with support for 18W fast charging. Xiaomi has confirmed to Gadgets 360 that a 10W charger will be included in the box and that an 18W charger will have to be purchased separately.