Xiaomi Nepal has just announced a new variant for its budget Android smartphone, the Xiaomi Redmi 8A Dual. This new variant comes with 64GB internal storage instead of 32GB in current models. The 64GB storage variant joins the existing variants to offer more options to users.
To recall, Xiaomi first launched the Redmi 8A Dual back in March 2020 as an upgrade to the Redmi 8A with two variants. These include the base model with 2GB RAM and 32GB onboard storage and 3GB RAM with 32GB onboard storage. Both models are priced at Rs. 13,499 and Rs. 14,4999 respectively. Also, It is worth noting that the smartphone already features an option to add a microSD card slot to expand the storage.
Taking a closer look, Xiaomi Nepal shared the details regarding the new model on its official Twitter and Facebook accounts. As per the tweet, the new model is priced at NPR 15,499. Interested users can head to nearby authorized Mi offline stores to make the purchase.
— Xiaomi Nepal for #MiFans (@XiaomiNepal) August 5, 2020
Let’s check out the specifications and other details regarding the new Xiaomi Redmi 8A Dual 3GB/64GB variant.
Xiaomi Redmi 8S Dual Specifications and Features
The Redmi 8A Dual comes with a 6.22-inch HD+ IPS display with a screen resolution of 720 x 1520 pixels and a 19:9 aspect ratio. There is a waterdrop notch at the top of the display, making room for an 8MP selfie snapper. It also has p2i nano-coating making the smartphone splash-proof.
Under the hood, the Redmi 8A Dual is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 439 processor, coupled with up to 3GB of RAM and up to 64GB of internal storage. If 64GB of onboard storage does not suffice for your needs, the same can be expanded up to 512GB via an external microSD card.
Coming to optics, the Redmi 8A Dual boasts a dual rear camera setup, which includes a 13MP primary sensor and a 2MP depth sensor. The dual setup is followed by an LED flash module. For selfies, the device comes equipped with an 8MP camera at the front. The camera comes integrated with Google Lens. Sadly enough, the smartphone does not come with a fingerprint scanner.
Out-of-the-box, the device runs MIUI 11 skin based on the Android 9 Pie operating system. A 5,000mAh battery backs the device with 18W fast charging support.
Connectivity-wise, the smartphone offers 4G, VoLTE, 3G, WiFi, Bluetooth, GPS, and USB Type-C. The smartphone also provides support for wireless FM Radio.
Key Specifications of Redmi 8A Dual
- Display – 15.8cm (6.22) 19:9 HD+ Dot Notch display
- Screen Protection – Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection
- Primary Camera – 13MP primary camera + 2MP depth camera
- Secondary Camera – 8MP front camera
- Processor – Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 439 Octa-core, 2.0GHz
- Storage – Dedicated microSD slot (expandable up to 512GB)
- Battery – 5000mAh battery, USB Type-C
- Quick Fast Charging – Support for 18W fast charging (10W fast charger in the box)
- Connectivity – Dual SIM, Wireless FM radio
- Body Dimensions – 156.48 × 75.41 × 9.4mm
- Weight – 190g
Redmi 8A Dual Price in Nepal and Availability
The Redmi 8A Dual comes in three distinct color options: Midnight Grey, Sea Blue, and Sky White. The smartphone is available in three variants i.e. 2GB+32GB, 3GB+32GB and 3GB+64GB which are priced at NPR 13,499, NPR 14,499 and NPR 15,499 respectively
|Product Model||Variant||Price in Nepal|
|Redmi 8A Dual||2GB + 32GB||Rs. 13,499|
|Redmi 8A Dual||3GB + 32GB||Rs. 14,499|
|Redmi 8A Dual||3GB + 64GB||Rs 15,499|
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