Redmi 8A Specification
The Redmi 8A having a 156.4*75.41*9.4mm dimension and 188g of weight, it sports with 6.22-inch HD+ Dot notch display with gorilla glass 5 protection. The display features 19:9 aspect ratio, 88.8% screen to body ratio. It made of polycarbonate plastic material designed in Ocean Blue, Sunset Red & Midnight Black color variant. In this article I have used the Redmi 8A Ocean Blue color variant.
Redmi 8A Physical Overview
The Redmi 8A made of plastic material at rear & sides of the device and on rear equipped a single camera at the center of the device beneath LED flash is located. After that, Redmi branding & Designed by Xiaomi named at rear panel and moving around the front, it has Dot notch design inside located with Selfie camera. Then, on the chin named Redmi branding similarly, the bezels are narrow and thin compared to predecessor. At the forehead, the earpiece is located and on top secondary microphone placed, the left & right side having card slot & volume keys, power button, respectively. Finally, at the bottom, 3.5mm audio jack, primary microphone, USB Type-C port, and speaker grille is located.
Redmi 8A Design
On the first time using the Redmi 8A the first thing I feel is its design, the Redmi 8A has new Aura wave grip design which gives good comfort on holding the device. Similarly, the design is fingerprint proofing so, there is no more fingerprint touch mark on the rear panel. However, the device is made of polycarbonate plastic material but eventhough it gives the premium look & feel. Thanks for the new Aura design with three refreshing color variants of Sunset Red, Midnight Black & finally, Ocean Blue color which I currently holding on my hand.
Redmi 8a Display
The Redmi 8a sport with 6.22-inch HD+ display with 1520*720 pixel resolution, 19:9 aspect ratio and 88.84% of screen to body ratio. The display is based on IPS panel with Corning Gorilla glass 5 support.
Redmi 8a Camera
The Redmi 8a had come with a similar camera specification of predecessor Redmi 7a. It equip with single rear camera with 8MP resolution but this time Redmi brings the Sony IMX363 sensor. However, it’s a flagship sensor used in the flagship phones like Poco F1, and Google Pixel mobile phones.
Redmi 8a Performance
The Redmi 8a powered by Snapdragon 432 octa-core processor it’s a similar one powered in the predecessor Redmi 7a. It fabricated on 12nm process technology and architecture with ARM Cortex A53 with 8 cores at 2.0GHz clock speed. It runs on the top with MIUI 10 based on Android Pie. On storage, it has two RAM variants 2GB & 3GB with 32GB internal storage. Also, it can be expanded further, with the help of dedicated SD card slot.
The Redmi 8a is one of the best budget mobile phone in this price range. It has most highlight features like a 6.22-inch drop notch HD+ display, 12-megapixel Sony IMX363 camera, Aura Wave design, 5000mAH battery with 18W fast charging and USB type-C port. In contrast to that, the Redmi 8a has still powered with same processor as in the predecessor. But, it still a good mobile phone on this price segment.