- Redmi 8A will go on sale in India from September 29
- The phone has retained the Snapdragon 439 SoC
- It sports an 8-megapixel selfie camera
Redmi 8A has been launched in India as a successor to the Redmi 7A. The new Redmi smartphone comes under Xiaomi’s entry-level Redmi A series, which is claimed to be “India’s favourite series.” The Chinese company has offered an “Aura Wave Grip” design on the Redmi 8A along with a splash-resistant P2i nano-coating. The handset also comes with a waterdrop-style display notch that the company calls a “Dot Notch,” a first for the company for its entry-level series. Additionally, the Redmi 8A flaunts three different colour options and offers wireless FM radio to attract young customers. The smartphone also features fast charging support, besides a massive 5,000mAh battery. Moreover, Xiaomi is projecting the Redmi 8A as a strong competitor against the likes of the Realme C2 and Samsung Galaxy M10.
Redmi 8A price in India, launch offers
The Redmi 8A price in India is set at Rs. 6,499 for the 2GB RAM + 32GB storage variant, while its 3GB RAM + 32GB storage option is priced at Rs. 6,999. The phone comes in Midnight Black, Ocean Blue, and Sunset Red.
Xiaomi will start selling the Redmi 8A in India through Flipkart and Mi.com — with plans to bring it through offline stores at a later stage. The first sale will commence at 11:59pm IST on Sunday, September 29. The handset will be available through Mi Home stores starting September 30. Moreover, customers would be able to avail discounts and offers under Flipkart’s Big Billion Days sale.