XIAOMI LAUNCHES REDMI 8A with 5000MAH battery, USB Type-C port and 18W fast charging

XIAOMI LAUNCHES REDMI 8A with 5000MAH battery, USB Type-C port and 18W fast charging

Xiaomi, India's number one smartphone, and smart TV brand, today expanded the bestseller Redmi A series with improvements and the all-new and upgraded Redmi 8A smartphone.

Redmi 8A was launched in an innovative format with Xiaomi employees at the launch show. With a massive 5000mAh battery, the Redmi 8A allows users long-term use with every single charge. Xiaomi has once again set the standard for improved customer experience by introducing USB Type-C 18W fast charging support for the first time in this price segment and also through a larger 1.4μm pixel camera with Sony's IMX363 sensor The camera experience is enabled.

Chief Marketing Officer of Xiaomi India, Anuj Sharma said, “The Redmi 5 series has been the number 1 smartphone series for India with Redmi 5A and Redmi 6A, which is now the market leader from 2018 till now. Every smartphone in the Redmi A series has redefined entry-level smartphones in India. Redmi 8A is taking the game to the next level with features like a massive 5000mAh battery, 18W fast charging support, USB Type-C and Sony IMX363 which are commonly found in flagship smartphones. We have worked hard to ensure that the Redmi 8A offers the highest quality with the P2i Nano coating, and the Gorilla Glass 5 also provides all our Mi Fans with the best specs for its honest price. "

Xiaomi Redmi 8A Launched with 5000 MAH battery and 18w Fast Charging

With a 6.22-inch (15.8cm) dot Notch HD + display, the Redmi 8A has an aspect ratio of 19: 9, promising an immersive experience and overall ergonomics. The Aura Wave Grip design extends the ergonomics of the phone to the outside of the body with fine, textured patterns, making it extremely easy to hold the phone at the same time while reducing fingerprint residue.

With the above 5000mAh high capacity two-day battery, Redmi 8A comes with 18W fast charging support on the Type-C port (10W fast charger inside the box). The Redmi 8A is powered by a Qualcomm® Snapdragon ™ 439 octa-core chipset and is available in two variants - 2GB / 32GB and 3GB / 32GB, with a 2 + 1 dual SIM slot with dedicated microSD card allowing storage expansion up to 512GB gives. . Redmi 8A retains the popular feature that allows users to playback FM radio without the need to connect their earphones.

The most significant upgrade on the Redmi 8A is on the camera front; It now comes with a 12MP Sony IMX363 sensor, which is the only smartphone to feature the acclaimed image sensor. With which, Redmi 8A users will be able to take advantage of fast and accurate dual pixel autofocus. The main camera comes with an aperture of f / 1.8, and saves photos with a large pixel size of 1.4μm. On the front, the Redmi 8A sports an 8MP selfie camera; Both the front and rear cameras of the Redmi 8A are capable of taking AI portrait mode shots.

Xiaomi's consistent focus on quality means that the Redmi 8A is protected with Corning® Gorilla® Glass 5, while its nano-coating makes the smartphone splash resistant.

Redmi 8A: Quick Specs

  • 15.8cm (6.22 inch) 19: 9 HD + Dot Notch Display
  • 12 megapixel Sony IMX363 Rear Camera with 6P Lens, Dual PD
  • 8MP front camera with AI portrait mode
  • Octa-core 2.0GHz Qualcomm® Snapdragon 439
  • 2/32GB and 3/32GB variants
  • Dual SIM + dedicated microSD slot (up to 512GB)
  • 5000mAh battery
  • AI face unlock
  • Wireless fm radio
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 5 Protection
  • Splash resistant nano-coating
  • 156.48 × 75.41 × 9.4 mm


Redmi 8A will be available in Midnight Black, Sunset Red and Ocean Blue color variants. The 2GB + 32GB variant will be available for INR 6,499 and the 3GB + 32GB variant will be available on Mi.com and Flipkart for INR 6,999 from September 29, 11:59 pm. Availability at Mi Homes will begin on September 30, and will soon be available at all other offline stores.

About Xiaomi Corporation

Xiaomi Corporation was established in April 2010 and was listed on the main board of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange on July 9, 2018 (1810.HK). Xiaomi is an Internet company, whose smartphones and smart hardware are connected to the Internet of Things (IoT) platform.

With the vision of being friends with its users and being the "best company" in the hearts of its users, Xiaomi is committed to continuous innovation, with an unwavering focus on quality and efficiency. The company tirelessly manufactures amazing products with honest prices to enable everyone in the world to enjoy a better life through innovative technologies.

Xiaomi is currently the world's fourth-largest smartphone brand and has established the world's largest consumer IoT platform, with more than 196 million smart devices connected to this platform, excluding smartphones and laptops. At present, Xiaomi products are present in more than 80 countries and regions around the world and are leading in many of them.

In July 2019, Xiaomi made the Fortune Global 500 list for the first time, ranking 468th among all, and 7th in the Internet service and retailing category. It is also the youngest Global 500 company of 2019.

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