Xiaomi Redmi 8A

Updated: 3rd May 2022Rate this Model
₹ 7290


6.22 inches


Snapdragon 439


3 GB


32 GB

Front Camera

8 MP Selfie Camera

Primary Camera

12 MP Camera with LED Flash


Non Removable Li-Po 5000 mAh battery

Expert Score

One of the most economical smartphones.


  • 5000 mAh fast-charging battery.
  • Dot notch display.
  • Wireless FM Radio.


  • One primary camera.
  • No fingerprint sensor.
  • Only average storage variants.

The Redmi 8A is a technological gadget known for its vital features at a considerably low cost. We usually have a budget decided in our mind before we purchase any android device, and Redmi 8A suits perfectly when it is essential to fulfilling our needs at the pre-decided budget. With good features, this phone is a fair competitor to smartphones in the range of Rs.7000. Let us dig deeper to have a clear picture of whether this phone is worth buying at the launch price or not.

Xiaomi Redmi 8A price in india starts from 7,290. This Mobile is a decent phone with Snapdragon 439 Processor, 2 GB of RAM, and 32 GB of Storage.

Design and Display

Xiaomi Redmi 8A has a screen size of 6.22 inches and weights approximately 188 g. This mobiles runs on Android OS, v9.0 (Pie) and has decent resolution of 720 x 1520 pixels. It has a dimension of 156.3 mm, 9.4 mm, 75.4 mm.


Xiaomi Redmi 8A runs on Snapdragon 439 Processor and it has Octa core (Quad 1.95GHz + Quad 1.45GHz) Cortex A53 CPU and Adreno 505 GPU.


In terms of camera, this model comes up with rear camera of 12 MP (f/1.9) Camera with LED Flash and front camera of 8 MP Selfie Camera. Other camera features include Geo Tagging, HDR, Portrait, Panorama.

Network and connectivity

In connectivity, this model includes AI Camera, Face Unlock. Different network support available for the 2g: GSM 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz, 3g: HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 MHz, 4g: LTE, 5g: SA/NSA.

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Xiaomi Redmi 8A colours

  • Ocean Blue
  • Midnight Black
  • Sunset Red

Xiaomi Redmi 8A Price in India

Xiaomi Redmi 8A (2 GB RAM + 32 GB ROM)7,2902 GB
Xiaomi Redmi 8A (2GB RAM / 32GB ROM)6,9992 GB
Xiaomi Redmi 8A (3GB RAM / 32GB ROM)9,2903 GB

Xiaomi Redmi 8A Detailed Review


Redmi 8A is said to have a considerably good processor compared to the other phones available within this range. It has a Qualcomm Snapdragon 439 processor, which supports the functioning of the phone well. If you are looking for an economical smartphone that allows multitasking, you are making the right decision.

If you are looking forward to a flawless gaming experience, then also the processor supports the performance. Redmi 8A also has an Octa-core processor up to 2.0Ghz, because of which your game would not stop or lag while playing.

The phone is available in only two variants, i.e., 2GB+32GB and 3 GB+ 32GB. You can be tension-free when it comes to storage as you can insert a dedicated SD card with an expandable memory of up to 512 GB.


Average processor and fair performance


Redmi 8A comes with a 12MP AI primary camera. The flagship-level camera comparatively clicks good pictures and has a better resolution as well. The rear camera always delivers crystal clear pictures, which enhances the picture quality.

It also has a 1.4µm large pixel which lets us click fantastic pictures when the light is not adequate. If you are willing to click a few shots, then Redmi 8A will provide good low-light performance.

It also has AI portrait mode for all your solo and group pictures to blur the background and focus on the faces. This phone comes with AI scene detection, which lets you capture the beautiful scenery or frame’s true essence.

Redmi 8A has a 6P lens, and it comes with a flash. So, click pictures at night with no worries. You can also record videos at 1080p, 30 fps and 720p video, 30fps.

We cannot miss looking at the selfie camera, an 8MP front camera, and AI selfie portrait mode. Now, while taking a beautiful selfie of yours, blur the background as well. Capture spectacular selfies using the AI Selfie camera.


Average rear and single camera


Redmi 8A is prominent in terms of its display feature. This 15.8cm screen phone comes with a high definition (HD) display and a dot notch design. It ensures more screen space because of this feature of the dot notch. 8A provides a resolution called the HD+ (720*1520) and has a contrast ratio of 1500:1, which gives you a specific fair viewing experience.

The high-definition display also supports various mode which is not common in the phones under this price are:

- Night mode
- Sunlight mode
- Reading mode
- Color temperature adjustments
- Standard mode

The IPS are also in-cell. The Redmi 8A display comes with good protection because of the Corning Gorilla Glass 5. It will protect your phone against scratches, and you won’t get a heart attack if it accidentally falls or drops.

Redmi 8a is designed by Aura Wave Grip, which provides the users a better handgrip. The launch screen is similar to any other android phone, and it does not have a fingerprint sensor, and the grip pattern is located at the phone’s back.

The pattern and giving a better grip looks stylish while carrying, and you do not have to worry about any fingerprint marks.

It also protects your display against splashes in everyday lives with the technology known as Splash-proof by P2i.


Handy phone, good grip, and fair display


One of the most notable features of the Redmi 8A is its battery life. It comes with a 5000 mAh high-capacity battery, which will be sufficient enough all day long. One other important feature of this device is that it supports fast charging. You can now charge your phone with the type C 18W fast charge.

It has a Type-C port. This feature will support you in having an excellent standby time. Charge your phone in the morning, and it will perform all the tasks in the day without any battery issues.

You can now enjoy watching more videos, clicking tons of pictures, and playing games as much as you wish just on a single charge. If you feel your battery is low, get back in action with the 18W fast charging instantly.


Amazing battery life

Dot Notch and Fingerprint Sensor

Notch display provides more screen display which gives you more display of the Redmi 8A smartphone. It comes with a Dot notch, providing a higher screen-to-body ratio for this budgeted android device.

The speakers are powerful and located precisely above the dot notch, giving you a louder, undistorted sound. You can also listen to wireless FM radio with this device.

One of the most common features that every smartphone has is the fingerprint sensor, and people find it safe and trendy at times. But, sorry to disappoint, this gadget does not have a fingerprint sensor.

Do not worry about unlocking your device. Technology will make you feel good when you can unlock your Redmi 8A using the AI face unlock. Just have a glance at your phone, and this device will instantly analyze your face and unlock it, convenient for you within seconds.                                                     

The other smart gadget sensors are the Ambient light sensor, proximity sensor, electronic compass, and accelerometer.


Common and basic features

One of the most economical smartphones

  • Massive battery life

    If you are looking for a budgeted phone with great battery life, this phone is the best choice. It also supports fast charging, so you can avoid time being wasted on just charging this device. Redmi 8A price in India is only Rs.7000.

  • AI Portrait Selfie Camera

    Clicking selfies is something that everyone adores. So, an 8MP selfie camera with AI features will let you click lots of selfies by blurring everything in portrait mode and focusing on you.

  • AI Face unlocks

    Now, you can open your device by just having a glance over it. Gone are the days when people use fingerprint sensors.

Xiaomi Redmi 8A Specifications


Colours Black,Red, Blue
Custom UI MIUI 10
Device type Phablet
Operating System Android OS, v9.0 (Pie)
Sim Dual Sim
Status Available in India


Height156.3 mm
Thickness9.4 mm
Weight 188 g
Width75.4 mm


Form Factor Touch
Screen resolution 720 x 1520 pixels
Screen size 6.22 inches
Touchscreen Capacitive Touchscreen
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Call Records Unlimited
Card Slot microSD Card
Chipset Snapdragon 439
CPU Octa core (Quad 1.95GHz + Quad 1.45GHz) Cortex A53
External Storage Up to 512 GB
GPU Adreno 505
Messaging SMS, MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM, RSS
Phonebook Unlimited
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Internal Storage 32 GB
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Camera Features Geo Tagging, HDR, Portrait, Panorama
Front Camera8 MP Selfie Camera
Primary camera12 MP (f/1.9) Camera with LED Flash
Video Recording 1080p@30fps
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Audio Jack 3.5mm Audio Jack
Audio Player MP3, WAV, eAAC+
FM Radio Yes, Wireless FM Radio
Games Yes
Speakers Yes
Video Player MP4, H.264, H.263
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Type Non Removable Li-Po 5000 mAh battery
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Bluetooth v4.2
Browser HTML5
Edge Yes
GPS Facility with A-GPS, GLONASS
WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, hotspot
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2G GSM 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz
3G HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 MHz


AI CameraYes
Face UnlockYes
Quick ChargingYes, 18W
Sensors Infrared sensor, Accelerometer, Proximity, Compass
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User Review of Xiaomi Redmi 8A

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Posted on : 1st May 2021

Under budge

Awesome battery performance. Good value for money.


Shailesh Jain

Posted on : 9th July 2021

Best phone

Best phone in terms of Builf quality, design and pricing.


Anil Saraswat

Posted on : 14th June 2021


Phone is worthy to buy as good battery, camera could be more better.


Adarsh Bhadani

Posted on : 19th June 2021


Camera is quality is superb in this price range and display is decent.


Jayant Hazarika

Posted on : 8th June 2021


I really liked this product of xiaomi, looks, display, camera, everything is great


Sagar Pareek

Posted on : 11th July 2021

Not Worth

I didnt like this handset, very bad performance,lags too much while playing games.


Ankur Sharma

Posted on : 28th April 2021


Display is awesome but the only drawback is there is no glass protection mentioned


Rizwan Khan

Posted on : 17th June 2021


Affordable smartphone, comfortable to hold, LED flash camera. overall nicee mobile.



Posted on : 26th April 2021

Highly recommended

Super camera good battery back up. Processor perfomance is best and smooth movement.


Akhilesh Singhi

Posted on : 15th July 2021


It has a nice display with the best memory space and a fast processor.product, I liked it.

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Xiaomi Redmi 8A FAQs

Q. What's the battery capacity for Xiaomi Redmi 8A?

This phone equips with Non Removable Li-Po 5000 mAh battery .

Q. What are some of the best alternatives available for Xiaomi Redmi 8A?

As of May 2022, the top competitors of this model are Tecno Pop 5 LTE, BlackZone Edge 4G, Realme C20, Xiaomi Redmi 9A, Xiaomi Redmi 9A Sport.

Q. What are all available bands for Xiaomi Redmi 8A?

Xiaomi Redmi 8A comes up with 2g: GSM 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz , 3g: HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 MHz , 4g:LTE, 5g:SA/NSA.

Q. What are different color options available for Xiaomi Redmi 8A?

This phones comes in following colors: Black,Red, Blue.

Q. What's the dimension of Xiaomi Redmi 8A?

Dimension of Xiaomi Redmi 8A is 156.3 mm X 75.4 mm X 9.4 mm.