Redmi 8 and Redmi 8A Launched in Nepal at Aggressive Price

Susan Jyakhwo 11 Nov, 2019

Xiaomi Nepal has launched the most awaited phones from Redmi 8 Series - Redmi 8 and Redmi 8A in Nepal. Redmi 8 series will be as successful as its Redmi 7 series because Redmi 8 and Redmi 8A have better value for money. Both of these devices have released today November 11, 2019, and the official information has been released regarding the price of these devices. The price of the 4/64 GB variant of Redmi 8 in Nepal is Rs. 14,999/-. Similarly, the Redmi 8A price in Nepal is set at Rs. 11,999/- for a 2/32GB variant and Rs. 12,999/- for 3/32GB variant. 

Redmi 8 and 8A Overview

Both of these devices are entry-level devices and will be sold as a budget smartphone. The front of the phones looks similar to each other and has a tear-drop notch at the top, while in back Redmi 8 has a single camera setup and 8A has a dual-camera setup. The 6.2-inch IPS LCD screen looks good and has adequate color saturation and a good viewing angle. Similarly, these devices are protected by Gorilla Glass 5 protection. 

Redmi 8 and 8a

Chipsets and Processors

Both features Qualcomm Snapdragon 439 chipset coupled with Adreno 505 GPU. The octa-core 2x1.95 GHz Cortex-A53 & 6x1.45 GHz Cortex A53 processing units are capable enough to handle daily tasks like media consumption, internet surfing, and casual gaming. Redmi 8 has a slight advantage over RAM and storage option as it comes either in 3/32 GB variants or in 4/64 GB variants, while Redmi 8A comes in 2/32 GB or 3/32 GB variants. The good thing is both supports external microSD card up to 512 GB.

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The 8MP f/2.0 front-facing camera is embedded in a tear-drop notch in both devices. In Redmi 8, a primary 12MP f/1.8 sensor is paired with a 2MP depth sensor to produce photos with a blur effect. Below the camera, a fingerprint sensor is also placed. But in Redmi 8A, only a single 12MP f/1.8 camera is placed at the back of the device. We will let you know about the quality of photos and videos once we got hands-on devices. 

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Specifications of Redmi 8 

  • Display: 6.22-inch (1520 × 720 pixels) HD+ 19:9 with Corning Gorilla Glass 5
  • Chipset: Snapdragon 439
  • CPU: Octa-Core (2 X 1.95GHz Cortex A53 + 6X 1.45GHz Cortex A53)
  • GPU: Adreno 505 GPU
  • RAM: 3GB RAM with 32GB storage / 4GB RAM with 64GB storage, expandable memory up to 512GB with microSD (dedicated)
  • OS: Android 9.0 (Pie) with MIUI 10
  • SIM: Dual SIM (nano + nano)
  • Rear Camera: 12MP rear camera with LED flash, Sony IMX363 sensor, 1.4μm pixel size, f/1.8 aperture, 6P lens, Dual PD autofocus, secondary 2MP depth camera
  • Front Camera: 8MP front-facing camera with f/2.0 aperture, 1.12μm pixel size
  • Security: Fingerprint sensor, Face unlock
  • Dimensions: 156.48×75.41×9.4mm; Weight: 188g
  • Connectivity: Dual 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS + GLONASS, USB Type-C, 3.5mm audio jack, FM Radio
  • Battery: 5000mAh (typical) battery with 18W fast charging (18W charger inside the box)
  • Colors: Sapphire Blue, Ruby Red, Onyx Black

Related: Redmi 8 Launching Tomorrow in Nepal: Battery Focused Powerful Lower Mid-Range Device

Specifications of Redmi 8A

  • Display: 6.22” HD+ IPS LCD display, 720 x 1520 resolution pixels, 19:9 aspect ratio
  • CPU: Qualcomm Snapdragon 439, (2 X 1.95GHz Cortex A53 + 6X 1.45GHz Cortex A53)
  • GPU: Adreno 505
  • RAM: 2/3 GB
  • ROM: 32GB, expandable up to 512 GB
  • Rear Camera: 12MP AI Primary Camera Sony IMX363 sensor, AI Portrait, AI Scene Detection
  • Front Camera: 8MP AI Selfie Camera, AI Face Unlock, AI Selfie Portrait Mode
  • Connectivity: Dual 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS + GLONASS, USB Type-C, 3.5mm audio jack, FM Radio
  • Battery: 5,000mAh, 18W Fast Charge, Type-C port
  • Sensors
  • Colors: Midnight Black, Ocean Blue. Sunset Red

Related: Redmi 8A Launched | An Updated Version of Popular Redmi 7A

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Battery and Other Features

One of the major attractive points of these devices is that they have a 5,000 mAh capacity battery. Both support 18W fast charging using USB Type C cable. Additionally, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth V 4.2, GPS, GLONASS, Wireless FM Radio are connectivity options that you will get with these devices.   

Price and Availability in Nepal

Both Redmi 8 and 8A are officially released today, November 11, 2019, and the same day Daraz is organizing its biggest online sale event. These devices will be available all over Nepal from tomorrow. The price of the 4/64 GB variant of Redmi 8 in Nepal is Rs. 14,999/-. Similarly, the Redmi 8A price in Nepal is set at Rs. 11,999/- for a 2/32GB variant and Rs. 12,999/- for 3/32GB variant. At these price points, Redmi 8 series are providing better deals for customers and we expect large numbers of customers to buy Redmi 8 and 8A. It will compete in a market with  Realme C2, Galaxy A20Nokia 6.1 and oppo A5s

Also Check: MI Mobile Price in Nepal

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