7.5/10
Informr score
The Xiaomi Redmi 8A currently has an Informr score of 7.5 out of 10. This score is based on our evaluation of 10 sources including reviews from users and the web's most trusted critics.


Operating system
Android
Processor
1.95 GHz
Screen Size
6.2"
Camera
12+ MP


What the Critics Are Saying...


Notebookcheck

For just under 120 Euros (~$133), you can hardly get more for the money at the moment, but the Redmi 7A is the more impressive device at an even lower price and with only a small amount of shortcomings. But those looking for a bigger display and even longer battery life and who prefer the more moder...

- Florian Schmitt, Notebookcheck
Firstpost

The Redmi 8A is the latest and greatest in this price segment and you can blame all other smartphone manufacturers for that. If you want to buy a decent phone that will let you go about your day without much hassle, and has a great design, there really aren't many other options, barring the Redmi 7A...

- Nandini Yadav, Firstpost
TechPP

It comes with a strong design game, a tall display, with a good camera and a very long-lasting battery bundled with a super affordable price tag. We think all of that spells only one thing. Success.

- Akriti Rana, TechPP
The Indian Express

The Redmi 8A is a good option for those looking to get a stylish phone under Rs 7,000. The phone is certainly above average, compared to what you usually get on budget phones, and the big battery size is another plus. The camera still needs some work, but then this holds true for most budget phones.

- Shruti Dhapola, The Indian Express
India Today

The Redmi 8A is not only beautiful but also offers good value for the money it comes for. The Redmi 8A brings the all-new Aura Wave Grip design that includes a textured pattern on the back. Besides the design, the Redmi 8A also offers great battery life and good cameras. The phone also offers decent...

- Sneha Saha, India Today


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Screen Size
6.2"

The Xiaomi Redmi 8A's screen size is 6.2 inches with 720 x 1520 pixels resolution.

Processor
1.95 GHz

There is a Qualcomm SDM439 Snapdragon 439 (12 nm) Octa-core 1.95 GHz processor (CPU).

OS

The phone runs on the Android 9.0 Pie operating system (OS).

Camera
12+ MP

You can take photos or capture video with the phone's onboard 12+ megapixel camera.

There is also a secondary front facing camera with 8+ megapixels resolution.

Storage
32/64 GB

Internal memory is 32/64 GB. An external, MicroSD (up to 512 GB) expansion slot is available for increased storage capacity.

Battery
5000mAh

The phone is powered by a Lithium Polymer (Li-Pol), 5000 mAh battery. Xiaomi's performance ratings are 2550 minutes.

Redmi 8A Specs

Overview
Release date September 25, 2019
Regions available United Kingdom
Mobile / Cellular Data
4G/LTE
Networks
LTE:
800/850/900/1700 /1800/1900/2100/2300/2500/2600 MHz
UMTS:
850/900/1900/2100 MHz
GSM:
850/900/1800/1900 MHz
Data:
GPRS, EDGE, HSPA+, LTE
SIM card size
Nano-SIM
Dual SIM Yes
Operating System Android 9.0 Pie

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Processor Qualcomm SDM439 Snapdragon 439 (12 nm) Octa-core 1.95 GHz
Internal Storage 32/64 GB
RAM 2/3/4 GB
ROM Unknown
GPS Type A-GPS
Hearing Aid Compatible Unknown
TTY/TDD Unknown
Noise Cancellation Yes
SAR Head: 0.339 W/kg
Body: 1.000 W/kg
Languages English, Chinese
Manufacturer Warranty 1 Year
Accessories Included USB Power Adapter, Manual, Data Cable
Power & battery
Battery Type Lithium Polymer (Li-Pol)
Battery Capacity 5000 mAh
Removable Battery No
Wireless Charging No
Fast Charging Yes
Video Playback Time Up to: 990 minutes
Internet Use (Wi-Fi) Unknown
Internet Use (Celluar) Unknown
Talk Time Up to: 2550 minutes
Standby Time Up to: 31 days
Physical Characteristics
Design type Bar
Multi-Use Smart Phone / PDA Yes
Material Plastic
Colors Midnight Black, Ocean Blue, Sunset Red
Dimensions [H x W x D] 15.65 x 7.54 x 0.94 cm (6.2 x 3 x 0.4 in)
Weight 188 grams
Water Resistant / Waterproof No
Rugged design No
IP Rating Unknown
Display / Screen
Type Color
Technology LCD (IPS)
Colors 16.7 million
Resolution 720 x 1520 pixels
Pixel density 271 pixels
Size 6.2 inches
Secondary Display No
Sensors Ambient Light, Proximity, Motion / Accelerometer, Digital Compass
Graphics Yes
Themes Unknown
Backlit Illumination Yes
Zoom / Magnification Yes
Screen Orientation Lock Yes
Multi-Touch Yes
Fingerprint-Resistant Coating No
Additional Display Features Capacitive touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 5, Splash-proof
Input / Navigation
Sleep / Wake Key Yes
Home Key No
Mute Key No
Input Type Touchscreen
Navigation Type Touchscreen
Predictive Text Entry Yes
Physical keyboard No
Voicemail Key No
Any Key Answer Unknown
Voice Commands Yes
Keypad/Screen Lock Yes
External Volume Control Yes
External Media Playback Controls No
Fingerprint Sensor No
Call Management
Wi-Fi Calling Unknown
Voice over LTE (VoLTE) Yes
Contact List Capacity Depends on system memory
Multiple Numbers Per Contact Email address, Other fields
Contact Groups Yes
Auto Answer Unknown
Voice Activated Dialing Yes
Photo Caller ID Yes
Web / Email / Messaging
Web Browser Yes
Email Client Yes
Email Protocols No
Additional Email Features
Messaging SMS, MMS
Push-to-talk (PTT) No
Connectivity
USB USB Type-C
USB OTG Support Yes
Infrared Yes
Bluetooth 4.2
Bluetooth Profiles A2DP
Bluetooth Audio Codecs No
WiFi 802.11 b/g/n
WiFi Encryption WEP/WPA/WPA2
Mobile Hotspot Yes
WiMAX No
Memory Expansion Slot Yes
Expansion Slot Info MicroSD (up to 512 GB)
PC Synchronization Yes
TV Out No
DLNA Support Unknown
NFC No
Data Tethering Compatibility Yes
Java Applications No
Brew Applications No
ECML / Digital Wallet Unknown
Camera
Main Camera
Aperture
ƒ/ 1.8
Resolution
12+ megapixels
Multi-camera
No
Zoom
Yes
Flash
Yes (LED)
Additional Rear Camera Info
Auto focus, Effects, Face detection, Geotagging, ISO, Multi-shot, Panorama, Self-timer, White balance, HDR, dual pixel PDAF, AI portrait mode, AI beatutify 4.0, AI scene detection
Video Recording Formats
MPEG-4
Video Recording Parameters
Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels), 30 fps
Front Camera
Resolution
8+ megapixels
Zoom
Unknown
Additional Front Camera Info
Face detection, Self-timer, F/2.0, AI beautify 4.0, AI portrait mode, HDR, Screen flash, Face unlock
Video Recording Parameters
Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels), 30 fps
Audio / Video
Audio Playback Yes
Audio Formats AAC, AAC+, AMR-NB, AMR-WB, eAAC+, MIDI, MP3, MP4, OGG, WMA, WAV
Radio Yes (FM)
Video Playback Yes
Video Playback Formats 3GP / 3GPP, AVI, DivX, H.264 / AVC, MKV, MPEG-4, XviD
Streaming Video Yes
External Speakers Yes
Headset Jack 3.5mm
Custom Ringtones Yes
Vibration Alert Unknown
Downloadable Ringtones Yes
Ringer ID Yes
Haptic Feedback Vibration Yes
Speakerphone Yes
Apps
To-Do / Task List Unknown
Calendar Yes
World Clock Yes
Alarm Yes
Stop Watch Yes
Timer Yes
Calculator Yes
Currency Converter Unknown
Document Viewer Yes
Weather Yes
Stocks Unknown
Maps Yes
NotePad Unknown
Voice Memos / Recorder Yes
Games Downloadable
Apps Downloadable
Included Software / Apps
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