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Xiaomi Redmi 8A Dual

Xiaomi Redmi 8A Dual
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Brand: Xiaomi
Category: Mobiles
  • CPU Snapdragon 439 (12nm)
  • RAM 2/3 GB
  • Storage 32 GB
  • Display 6.22 inch IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
  • Camera Dual 13 MP + 2 MP
  • OS Android 9.0 (Pie); MIUI 11

Editor Rating

This rating is based on the features of the phone. We have considered all elements pf the phone - both hardware and software.

9.5
  • Battery 10 / 10
  • Camera 9 / 10
  • Value 10 / 10
  • Display 9 / 10

Xiaomi Redmi 8A Dual Price In Kenya

Xiaomi Redmi 8A Dual price in Kenya is expected to start at Ksh14,000.00. This phone has three color options – Sky White, Sea Blue, and Midnight Grey.  It has 2/3GB of RAM and 32GB onboard storage space. This phone features a 6.22 inches display and has a Dual-lens camera at the back with a 13 megapixels main lens. The selfie camera is 8 megapixels.

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Xiaomi Redmi 8A Dual - Specifications

General

Device Type There are many different types of display panels used in today’s phones. The displays you will find in modern smartphones include Liquid Crystal Display (LCD), In-Plane Switching Liquid Crystal Display (IPS-LCD), Organic Light-Emitting Diode (OLED) and Active-Matrix Organic Light Emitting Diode (AMOLED). IPS LCD displays are common in high-end and mid-range phones because they offer good color reproductions and have superior viewing angles. AMOLED displays consume less power compared to LCD displays and have a very good contrast ratio. They are highly visible in areas with low light. IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
Announced This indicates the month and year that the manufacture announced a given smartphone. Some phones phone are announced and released within a short period of time while sometimes it takes several months for certain phones to be officially launched after the announcement. February, 2020
Status Is this phone available in Kenya? Available means you can get it at various smartphone shops in the country. Coming soon means you will have to wait a little bit. Products marked as discontinued are those that are no longer available in local shops. We check several online and offline shops before marking products as discontinued to ensure that it’s really not available. Coming Soon

Design

Dimensions 156.5 x 75.4 x 9.4mm
Weight 188g
Colors Sky White, Sea Blue, Midnight Grey

Network

2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 8(900), 40(2300), 41(2500)
SIM How many SIM cards can be used in a given phone at the same time? Well, most phones today support the use of two SIM cards. Others will only allow you to use one SIM card. This allows you to enjoy offers from Safaricom, Telkom, and others. You should also check whether a given device has a dedicated SIM card slot or if its hybrid. Hybrid means that the second SIM and the Micro SD share the same slot. With such a handset. You will have to choose between a second SIM and memory expansion via a micro SD. Nano SIM
Dual SIM Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)

Display

Display Type There are many different types of display panels used in today’s phones. The displays you will find in modern smartphones include Liquid Crystal Display (LCD), In-Plane Switching Liquid Crystal Display (IPS-LCD), Organic Light-Emitting Diode (OLED) and Active-Matrix Organic Light Emitting Diode (AMOLED). IPS LCD displays are common in high-end and mid-range phones because they offer good color reproductions and have superior viewing angles. AMOLED displays consume less power compared to LCD displays and have very good contrast ratio. They are highly visible in areas with low light. IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
Size 6.2 inch
Resolution 720 x 1520 pixels, 19:9 aspect ratio
Display Colors 16M colors
Pixel Density 271ppi
Touch Screen capacitive touchscreen
Display Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 5

Media

FM Radio If you would like to listen to your favorite FM stations without an internet connection, choose a phone with FM radio support. Most high-end phones don’t have this feature. Yes
Alert Types Vibration, ringtones
Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm Jack Yes

Camera

Rear Dual 13MP, f/2.2, (wide), 1/3.1", 1.12µm, PDAF 2MP, f/2.4, (depth)
Rear Camera Features LED flash, HDR
Video 1080p@30fps
Selfie Single 8MP, f/2.0
Selfie Camera Features HDR, 1080p@30fps

Software

OS Are you looking for a phone powered by Google’s Android OS or Apple’s iOS? Android v9.0 (Pie)
User Interface MIUI 10

Hardware

Chipset A chipset is basically an integrated circuit that brings together all the components of a computer on one chip. It also commonly referred to as the System on Chip (SoC). The chipset on a phone consists of the processor (CPU), memory controller, GPU (Graphics Processing Unit), modem and a few other controllers. They are all built-in this one chip, referred to as the chipset. Common chipsets installed in phones today include Qualcomm Snapdragon, MediaTek, Exynos (by Samsung) and Kirin (by Huawei). Snapdragon 439 (12nm)
CPU CPU is a circuit that executes computer programs. Your phone’s CPU is in charge of executing your apps. One of the main characteristics of the CPU is its clock rate. It is usually measured in Gigahertz (GHz). This is an important feature to look at when comparing phones with the same processor generation and family. The type of CPU on your phone has a big effect on your smartphone’s performance and user experience. Octa-core (2x1.95 GHz Cortex-A53 & 6x1.45 GHz Cortex A53)
GPU Graphics Processing Unit, abbreviated GPU, is a circuit that accelerates your phone’s graphic output. They are very efficient in image manipulation. GPU’s are essential parts of chipsets. Today’s GPUs are very advanced as manufacturers are constantly pushing to make the best ever gaming phones. Adreno 505
RAM This is where apps along with their data reside while running. It is used by both the operating system and installed apps. RAM is very fast. It is temporary storage that loses all its data when the phone is switched off. 2/3 GB
Internal Storage 16/32 GB
Card Slot microSD, up to 512 GB (dedicated slot)
Sensors Today’s handsets have multiple sensors. Budget phones may lack some sensors. Some may not have a fingerprints scanner, gyroscope, compass, etc. make sure the phone you want to buy has all the sensors you need. Accelerometer, proximity, compass

Connectivity

Bluetooth 4.2, A2DP, LE
Wi-fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Wi-fi Hotspot
USB 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, USB On-The-Go
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
NFC

Data

GPRS
EDGE
Speed HSPA, LTE-A

Battery

Placement Phone batteries are either removable or non-removable. Non-removable means that you can’t remove the battery without the help of a specialist without causing some sort of damage. Most of today’s phones have removable batteries. There are few smartphones with removable batteries. The key advantage of phones with removable batteries is the fact that you can replace a battery with a new one when it depreciates without the help of a specialist. Non-removable
Battery Type Li-Poly (Lithium Polymer)
Capacity 5000mAh
Fast Charging Fast Charging Does it comes with a fast charging adapter? 18W Fast charging adapter
Reverse wireless charging

Xiaomi Redmi 8A Dual - Summary

Xiaomi Redmi 8A is an Android device that comes with a 6.2 inches IPS LCD display with 16M colors and a resolution of 720 by 1520 pixels. Redmi 8A is equipped with Qualcomm SDM439 Snapdragon 439 (12nm) paired with 3GB of RAM and 32GB onboard storage space. This smartphone has a memory card slot allowing cards of up to 512GB. It features a 12 MP camera at the back. The front camera is 8 MP. It is fueled by a 5000mAh Li-Po battery.

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