Xiaomi Redmi 8A is all set to be released in a few days in India, ahead of its launch in China on October 1.
Manu Kumar Jain, the VP of Xiaomi and MD of Xiaomi India, put out a tweet a few minutes ago confirming the release date of this phone in India as September 25. He also affirmed that Redmi A series phones are India’s best selling smartphones.
Xiaomi Redmi 8A is expected to be released in China on October 1 along with two other Redmi 8 series phones namely Redmi 8 and Redmi 8 Pro. Though we can expect a few minor changes in specs between the Chinese and Indian variants, there won’t be any major differences in specs.
Redmi 8A Specs and Features
A recent TENAA listing in China had confirmed all the specs of the phone along with its images. Redmi 8A will have the model number M1908C3KE for its Chinese variant. The phone will have a 6.2 inch HD+ display. There will be a waterdrop notch on the display, housing the front camera. The camera specs include 12MP rear sensor and 8MP selfie camera.
The phone will be powered by an octa core processor that clocks at 2GHz speed. The phone will ship with Android 9 Pie OS out of the box and it will be released in multiple storage and RAM variants namely 2GB, 3GB, 4GB and 16GB, 32GB, 64GB respectively. The phone will also support expandable memory of up to 512GB via microSD slot.
The unique aspect of this phone is its huge 5000 mAh battery and the phone will be available in multiple color variants namely Red, Green, Blue, Pink, Black, White, Grey and Purple.
Other Xiaomi Releases
Xiaomi already has an event planned on September 24 in Beijing, China. In this event, Xiaomi will launch two new phones namely Mi Mix 5G and Mi 9 Pro 5G, both of which are powered by the Snapdragon 855+ SoC. The company will also launch the new user interface MIUI 11 and a new TV as well.