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Xiaomi announces the Redmi 8A Dual in India for just $91

As teased and revealed by the Xiaomi India earlier, the Chinese consumer electronics maker have announced their latest entry-level smartphone in the country, launching the all new Redmi 8A Dual along with two brand new power banks, of 10000mAh and 20000mAh units capable of two-way fast charging and advanced 12-layer circuit chip protection, yesterday on February 11. So, the newest Redmi 8A Dual will be the latest phone from China to be offered in India bringing a 5000mAh battery as expected, with support to 18W fast charging, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 439 processor, a 6.22" High Definition "Dot notch Display," dual rear cameras consisting a 13MP AI main sensor and a 2MP depth sensor, highlighting from the hardware department. In terms of the design, the Redmi 8A Dual will showcase Xiaomi's latest "Aura XGrip Design," offering better hand grip and fingerprint resistance. The smartphone is also splash-proof and liquid repellent with P2i nano-coating technology.
Our craftsmanship and the Aura Design philosophy moves up a notch with the Aura XGrip Design. The mesh texture not only offers a firm grip and keeps fingerprint marks out of the picture but also looks stunning while retaining the ergonomic hand-feel.
The smartphone's first sale will go live on February 18 at 12:00 PM (local time) in India and will be available from Xiaomi's official online retail store and through with a price tag of Indian Rupees equal to 91.19 USD for the 2GB RAM and 32GB ROM model, while the 3GB adaption with similar storage will cost you $98.21 unlocked. Redmi 8A Dual will ship in shades of Midnight Grey, Sky White and Sea Blue color options.

Giving you the detailed list of internal specifications, as aforementioned, the phone will trait a Qualcomm Snapdragon 439 chipset based on the 12nm process technology with 4x A53 cores clocked at 1.95GHz and 4x A53 cores running at 1.45GHz. You will also find an Adreno 505 GPU at 650MHz, coupled by 2GB and 3GB of LPDDR3 RAM variants and expandable 32GB of eMMC version 5.1 flash storage for memory management on board. The front panel is 2.5D glass with rounded corners of 6.22" water drop style notch display coming in at High Definition Plus 720 x 1520 resolution and 270 pixels-per-inch, in protection of Corning Gorilla Glass 5. The primary camera module on the back houses a 13MP 5P AI primary lens at f/2.2 aperture and 1.12μm pixel size, along with a 2MP depth sensor with 3 piece of optics, f/2.4 aperture and 1.75μm pixel size. The lenses support PDAF, Full High Definition 1080p and High Definition 720p video recording at 30 frames-per-second. On the front "Dot notch Display," rests an 8MP secondary front facing snapper with aperture f/2.0 and 1.12µm sized pixel.

Redmi 8A Dual comes with a fairly large 5000mAh Li-Polymer battery with 18W fast charging capabilities, USB Type-C port and 5V/2A charger out of the box. Redmi 8A Dual will support 4G LTE networks with VoLTE HD calling over dual nano-SIM card slots, accompanied by a microSD slot for further memory expansion. For location and navigation services, we will see GPS, AGPS, GLONASS and BEIDOU. In for connectivity, there is WiFi 2.4GHz 802.11b/g/n WiFi Direct, WiFi Display and Bluetooth version 4.2 in store while the sensors include Ambient Light, Proximity, E-Compass and Accelerometer. The device is measured at 156.48 x 75.41 x 9.4 millimeters in dimensions and weighs 188 grams. Other features include a dedicated 3.5mm headphone jack, AI facial unlock and wireless FM radio with 0.82CC acoustic chamber speakers.

Source: mi