Today Xiaomi India has launched its new smartphone under the budget segment in India. The company rolled out Redmi 8A Dual in the country. The key highlights of the device include a 5000mAh battery with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 439 processor along with a dual camera set up. Alongside the smartphone, the company also launched Redmi power banks. These two devices were already launched by Xiaomi in China last year in 2019.
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Redmi 8A Dual and Redmi Power Banks pricing and availability
Xiaomi Redmi 8A Dual has been introduced in the country in two variants 2GB RAM with 32Gb of storage and 3GB of RAM with 32GB of storage. The former has been priced at Rs 6499 while the former’s price has been set at Rs 6999. It will be available in three colour options: Sea Blue, Sky White and Midnight Grey. The device will go on its first sale via e-commerce platforms Amazon, Mi.com as well as Mi Home stores from February 18 at 12 noon onwards.
The company also launched Redmi power banks in two capacities of 10,000mAh and 20,000mAh. The 10,000mAh model will be available at Rs 799 whereas the 20,000mAh model’s price has been set at Rs 1499. This will also go on sale from February 18.
Redmi 8A and Redmi power banks specifications
Starting with Redmi 8A Dual, which is also an upgraded variant of Redmi 8A which was launched in the country last year. The newly launched device features a 6.22-inch HD+ display with water drop notch and 1520×720 pixels of resolution that is protected by a Corning Gorilla Glass 5. The smartphone draws its power from the Qualcomm Snapdragon 439 processor coupled with up to 3GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage. The storage can be expanded up to 512GB via a microSD card.
In terms of cameras, Redmi 8A Dual comes with a dual camera set on its rear panel. The set up consists of a 13-megapixel primary sensor and a 2-megapixel secondary sensor. While on the front there is an 8-megapixel selfie camera.
Redmi 8A Dual has a P2i coating that makes it splash resistant. It packs a 5000mAh battery that is supported by an 18W fast charging technology. However, the company provides a 10W charger out of the box.
The Chinese company also launched Redmi Power Bank in the country in two capacities 10,000mAh and 20,000mAh. Redmi Power Bank 10,000mAh model comes with a 10W charging support whereas the 20000mAh model offers 18W two way fast charging support. Both models are capable of charging two devices at the same time. To charge the devices one can use either MicroUSB or USB Type-C port.
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