Redmi 8A Dual Review: Big Battery, Fast Charging & Much More

Redmi 8A Dual was launched in India on 11th February 2020. This is the new smartphone of the company Redmi in India and also the budget phone with lots of specifications such as the 5000MAh battery with 18W fast charging, Snapdragon 439 processor and a dual camera. Not only these are the key specifications but there are a lot more than the new Redmi budget smartphone 8A dual offer to its users. Here is the review of the Redmi 8A Dual to find out it is worth buying this phone or not.

Redmi 8A Dual Review 


Design-wise the new Redmi 8A Dual smartphone has an Aura X Grip design. This brings a mesh texture at the back panel. Also, there is a P2i nano-coating on the phone. On the front of the phone, there is a dewdrop display notch which is exactly similar to the Redmi 8A phone. At the bottom of the phone i.e on the chin, there is a Redmi logo. And this is also same as its predecessor.

At the back of the phone, there is a dual-camera setup with flash. Redmi logo is also there below the camera setup. The power button and the volume button are on the right side of the phone.

Redmi 8A Display & Processor

If we talk about the processor on the phone it is Qualcomm Snapdragon 439. The processor was the same as its predecessor. The dual sim phone has a 6.22-inches display which is an HD+ display. The resolution of the screen is 720×1520 pixels.

The dot notch display makes the look appealing. Moreover, the phone also has a Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection and the aspect ratio is 19:9. The phone display comes with the support of sunlight mode, night mode, reading mode, standard mode and the colour temperature adjustment.

RAM & Storage

In terms of RAM and storage, the phone offers two variants. There is a 2GB RAM variant that has 32GB storage and the 3GB RAM variant that has the 32GB storage. Both the RAM variant of the phone has the 32GB storage. So if we compare the variants with its predecessors then there is nothing new. The best part is there is a dedicated microSD card slot available on the phone with which users can expand the internal storage up to 512GB.


Called as the Desh Ka Dumdaar smartphone, the all-new Redmi 8A Dual has a dual-camera at the back. The rear camera of the phone has a 13MP AI primary camera sensor and a 2MP depth sensor. The 13MP sensor has an f/2.2 aperture while the 2MP sensor has an f/2.4 aperture. On the front of the phone for the selfies and video calling, there is an 8MP camera. It comes with the f/2.0 aperture. The phone can shoot 1080p video.

Other Features

If we talk about the battery of the new Redmi 8A Dual smartphone, then this is amazing. There is a 5000MAh battery and it is sufficient for a long day run. Above this, you don’t need more time to charge the phone as the phone comes with the support of the 18W fast charging. It also supports reverse charging. Well, there is no fingerprint sensor on the phone, But the Type-C port is a plus point of the phone. It also supports the face-unlock feature.

One of the biggest highlights of the phone for some people who listen to FM radio is that there is no need to plug the earphone to play the radio. Redmi 8A Dual comes with the Wireless FM Radio feature, It comes with the Google Lens that helps to scan and translate into your language.

Redmi 8A Dual Price in India

Lastly, the most important part of the review is the price of the phone. Redmi 8A Dual price in India is Rs 6499 for the base variant and Rs 6999 for the top variant. The difference between the base and top variant is just Rs 500. The difference is in the RAM. The base variant of the phone has the 2GB RAM and 32GB storage while the top-end variant has 3GB RAM and 32GB storage. So it is worth to buy the 3GB RAM variant of the phone. By paying extra Rs 500 you will get the 3GB RAM variant.


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