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Xiaomi Redmi 8A Dual

Xiaomi Redmi 8A Dual
$91
Brand: Xiaomi
Category: Phones
  • Display 6.22 inch 720 x 1520 pixels HD+ display
  • Camera 13 + 2 MP Main / 8 MP front
  • Storage 32 GB
  • RAM 2/3 GB
  • CPU Quad-core 1.95 GHz Snapdragon 439
  • OS Android 9.0 (Pie); MIUI 11

Our Rating

The review rating is based on accessment of the device by experts, and opinions of trusted YouTube reviewers.

9.2
  • Design, Built Quality 7 / 10
  • Display Quality 9 / 10
  • Camera Quality 9 / 10
  • Audio & Multimedia 7 / 10
  • OS and Usability 9 / 10
  • Battery Performance 10 / 10

Xiaomi Redmi 8A Dual Highlights and Overview

Xiaomi Redmi 8A Dual is the upgraded version of the popular Redmi 8A. As the name suggests, the new comer comes with a dual camera modules at the back, instead of the single sensor used in the standard version. The device is literally a re-branded Redmi 8, and as such, comes with a 6.22 inch HD+ display, with a 720 x 1520 pixels resolution, featuring a notch overhead the display.

On the hardware department, there is an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 439 CPU clocked at 1.95Ghz, along with Adreno 505 GPU. The device is available in either 2/3 GB RAM and 32GB internal storage with support for external SD card up to 1TB.

As mentioned above, the Redmi 8A Dual comes with a dual 13 + 2 MP main camera along with a single LED flash, while an 8 megapixel sensor seats in the display notch upfront. The phone does not come with a fingerprint scanner, but has FaceId and other Android security system.

It has a larger 5000mah battery, with support for 18W fast charging via USB Type-C interface. The device run Android 9.0 (Pie) out of the box, and provides support for dual SIM with 4G LTE networks on both SIMs. Other specification and silent features of the Xiaomi Redmi 8A Dual are detailed in the table below.

Xiaomi Redmi 8A Dual Full Specifications and Features

NETWORK

Technology GSM / CDMA / HSPA / LTE
2G Network Bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
CDMA 800 & TD-SCDMA - China
3G Network Bands HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100 - Global
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - China
4G Network Bands LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800), 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500) - All Regions including the US, Canada and China
5G Network Bands Does not have support for 5G Network
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (2CA) Cat6 300/50 Mbps

LAUNCH

Also Known As -
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BODY

Dimensions 156.5 × 75.4× 9.4 mm
Weight 188 grams
Build Front (Gorilla Glass 5), aluminum frame
SIM Type Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)

DISPLAY

Display Type IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 6.22 inches, 96.6 cm2 (~81.9% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 720 x 1520 pixels, 19:9 ratio (~270 ppi density)

PLATFORM

Operating System Android 9.0 (Pie); MIUI 11
Chipset Qualcomm SDM439 Snapdragon 439 (12 nm)
CPU Octa-core (2x1.95 GHz Cortex-A53 & 6x1.45 GHz Cortex A53)
GPU Qualcomm Adreno 505

MEMORY

RAM + ROM 3/4 GB
Card Slot microSD, up to 1TB (uses dedicated slot)

MAIN CAMERA

Camera Type Double Lenses
Camera Sensor(s) 13 + 2 MP main camera
Camera Features Autofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Digital image stabilization
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode
Sensor size - 1/3.1"
Pixel size - 1.0 μm
Phase detection
Video Resolution 1080p@30fps (gyro-EIS)

SELFIE CAMERA

Camera Type Single Lens
Camera Sensor(s) 8-megapixel
Camera Features Sensor size - 1/3.1"
Pixel size - 1.12 μm
Face unlock
Video Resolution 1080p@30fps

SOUND

Loudspeaker Yes
Speaker Location Chin, below display
Audio Jack Type Yes, 3.5mm audio jack

CONNECTIVITY

Bluetooth Bluetooth 4.2, A2DP, LE, aptX, Infrared port
NFC
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS
FM Radio Yes, FM radio (wireless)

BATTERY

Battery Capacity Non-removable Li-Po 5000 mAh battery
Wireless Charging No
Talk Time Talk Time is the longest time that a single battery charge will last when you are constantly talking on the phone under perfect conditions, Ambient temperature and highly dependent on the cellular network environment such as the distance to the closest cell network tower. Up to 38 hours
Stand-by Up to 830 hours

OTHER FEATURES

Sensors Fingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, proximity, compass
Box Contents Charging Brick / USB cable

Xiaomi Redmi 8A Dual User Reviews and Opinions

Comments 1

  1. Anderson Jackson says:

    Do Xiaomi Redmi 8A dual support two different users in one device?

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