Redmi 8A Dual Announced | Comes with Camera Upgrades over Redmi 8A

Sujan Koirala 11 Feb, 2020

Redmi is the King of entry-level smartphones and it seems the brand is in no mood to be dethroned by any of its competitors. It has not been even a week the Realme C3 made a huge splash in the entry-level market, the Redmi has come up with the new Redmi 8A Dual smartphone which is an upgraded version of the Redmi 8A that was launched a few months back. The new Redmi 8A Dual has come with the same price as of Redmi 8A in India i.e. INR 6,499 for 2GB variant(Converted | ~Rs.10.4K Nepali Price). Don't forget to check the Official Redmi Mobile Price in Nepal.

Redmi 8A Dual Overview

Redmi 8A Dual is an entry-level device. It is pretty much similar to the Redmi 8A but it comes with some minor upgrades and tweaks on the smartphone. It is one of the best entry-level devices at this price level. The key highlight of the Redmi 8A Dual are:

  1. 5000mAh Battery, Supports 18W Fast Charging
  2. 6.22” Dot Notch Display
  3. 13MP + 2MP AI Rear Camera
  4. Corning Gorilla Glass 5
  5. Aura XGrip Design Type-C Port
  6. Google Lens

Display/ Design


Redmi 8A Dual features Aura XGrip design on the rear of the device that helps to grip the phone very easily & will prevent it from slipping through the hands of the user. The device has acquired most of its features from its predecessor Redmi 8A. The device features a (15.8cm) 6.22 -inch HD+ IPS LCD Dot Notch display with the aspect ratio of 19:9. The phone is protected by the Corning Gorilla Glass 5 & arrives with a massive chin with Redmi branding. The customers will be fully satisfied with the design & display of the device. The phone will also come with the P2i nano-coating meaning the phone will be splash-proof



Talking about the optics of the device it is one of the few things to be upgraded in the Redmi 8A Dual smartphone. The device comes with a dual rear camera setup as the name suggests itself. The phone has 13MP AI primary camera with a 2MP depth sensor. It arrives with some amazing features AI portrait mode & AI scene detection. And talking about the selfie camera of the phone the device has an impressive front camera of 8MP camera

And the next highlight feature of the Redmi 8A Dual is that the camera of the phone is integrated with Google lens as well.


The device is fueled by the same 12nm Qualcomm Snapdragon 439 chipset as of the Redmi 8A. The phone comes with the two variants of 2GB RAM with 32GB of storage and 3GB RAM With 32GB of storage that can be extended via  MicroSD card slot up to 512GB storage. 

Talking about the storage of the phone, it comes loaded with the brand’s own MIUI 11 based Android 10 operating system. So one will not have any problem handling the gaming or multitasking on the phone. The phone will task flawlessly. 

Battery & Others

Redmi 8A Dual is backed up by the massive battery of 5000mAh battery so you will have longlasting battery backup. The device comes with the USB port Type-c for fast charging & also supports 18W fast charge.

The Redmi 8A Dual comes with connectivity features like WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, USB-c, VoLTE, Bluetooth 4.2 and 3.5 mm audio jack. The device also comes with wireless FM Radio. The device is preloaded with the VoWiFi functionality.

Redmi 8A Dual Vs Redmi 8A Specifications:

  Redmi 8A Dual Redmi 8A
Display  Same as Redmi 8A 6.22” HD+ IPS LCD display, 720 x 1520 resolution pixels, 19:9 aspect ratio
CPU  Same as Redmi 8A Qualcomm Snapdragon 439, up to 2.0 GHz
GPU  Same as Redmi 8A Adreno 505
RAM  Same as Redmi 8A 2/3 GB
ROM  Same as Redmi 8A 32GB, expandable up to 512 GB
Rear Camera 13MP AI primary camera + 2MP depth sensor, AI Portrait, AI Scene Detection 12MP AI Primary Camera Sony IMX363 sensor, AI Portrait, AI Scene Detection
Front Camera  Same as Redmi 8A 8MP AI Selfie Camera, AI Face Unlock, AI Selfie Portrait Mode
Battery  Same as Redmi 8A 5,000mAh, 18W Fast Charge, Type-C port
Sensors  Same as Redmi 8A Ambient Light Sensor, Proximity Sensor, Electronic Compass, Accelerometer
Colors Sea Blue, Sky White, and Midnight Gray Midnight Black, Ocean Blue. Sunset Red
Price in Nepal TBA Rs.11,999(2/32GB) | Rs. 12,999(3/32GB)

Price and Availability

The Redmi 8A Dual will go on sale on the 18th of February in India and will be available on official MI stores and Amazon India. The base price of the Redmi 8A Dual in India is INR. 6,999. The device is available in three different color variants such as sea blue, sky white, and midnight gray. The phone will surely be available in Nepal as the brand has taken the Nepalese market by storm. We think Redmi 8A Dual will be available in Nepal in a few months at the price of Rs. 11,999 the same as Redmi 8A.

So, share your thoughts about this new entry-level device. Will it be able to swoon the consumers or will have a tough competition from other brands?


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