Comparison Betweet Redmi 8 vs Redmi 8A Specifications, Features

Mi Redmi 8 vs MI Redmi 8A Mobile Comparison

Highlights of the comparison

  • Available under Rs. 9000/-
  • 5000Mah batteries.
  • other Flagship specifications.

By Madhu | Updated : (Jan 21, 2021)


Xiomi has launched Redmi 8 on Wednesday as the fresh Smartphone of the Redmi. The Redmi 8 was launched after the arrival of Redmi 7. The Redmi 8 has come up with upgraded features like high megapixels of primary cameras and it is loaded with 5000mAH battery. The Smartphone is packed with all new “aura mirror design” that is provided with multiple color options to mesmerize the customers. Additionally, the Redmi 8 has an in-built storage of 64GB.these mentioned features makes it a strong contender in its price segment. but it is interesting to know how it is app different from the Redmi 8A that is launched by the xiomi few weeks ago.

Here, I am comparing the specifications of Redmi 8 with the Redmi 8A to count its main key differences

Redmi 8 vs Redmi 8A Price in India

The Redmi 8 is available for Rs. 7999/-for the 3GB RAM+32 GB Storage configuration in India. While the other variant of Redmi 8 which has 4GB RAM+64 GB storage option is available for Rs. 8,999. The xiomi has introduced an introductory offer in which it is offering 4GB RAM+64 GB variant of the Redmi 8 at Rs. 7,999/-. The Smartphone is available in Onyx black, Ruby Red, and Sapphire blue color options.

The Redmi 8A price in India is set to be Rs. 6,499 for its 2 GB RAM+32 GB storage option and Rs. 6,999 for its other variant of 3GB RAM+32 GB storage variant. Both the variants arte available in Midnight black,ocean blue and suset red colour options.

 A comparison of Redmi 8 and Redmi 8A

Redmi 8 and Redmi 8A run on Android 9 pie with MIUI 10 on top. Both the models are dual-sim smartphones.the devices have a display of 6.22 inch HD+ Dot Notch display that is protected by corning Gorilla Glass 5. both the Redmi  devices has been loaded with octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 439 SoC.The Redmi 8 has a RAM of up to  4GB  but the Redmi 8A comes with up to 3 GB of RAM.

Both the handsets have a 12 megapixels Sony IMX363 primary sensor with f/1.8 lens. Further, the Redmi 8 has a secondary 2-megapixels depth sensor which is absent on the Redmi 8A.

The devices have 8- megapixels camera sensor with an aperture of f/2.0 for capturing selfies and enabling video chats.

Both the device supports storage expansion via microSD card through a dedicated slot. The Redmi 8 has 32 GB and 64 GB storage options. The Redmi 8A has only 32 GB storage phone.

for the connecrtivity options, both the device include WI-FI 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth v4.2, wireless FM Radio,3.5 mm headphone jack, and a usb type- C  port. The Redmi 8 is equipped with infrared blaster and a fingerprint sensor at the back.

The models are loaded with 5,000mAH battery which is supported by 18W fast charging. The box includes a charger of 10W.

Further, the models have an identical dimension of 156.48/ 75.41/9.4 mm and weigh around 188 grams.

specifications Redmi 8                                 Redmi 8 A
Launch date 9 October, 2019 25 september,2019
Launched in India yes yes
dimension 156.30/75.40/9.4 156.48/75.41/9.4 mm
weight 188 grams 190 grams
Battery capacity 5000mAH 5000mAH
Fast charging proprietary proprietary
Removable battery yes yes
Screen size 6.22 inches 6.22 inches
Screen resolution 720/1520 pixels 720/1520 pixels
Aspect ratio 19:9 19:9
Screen protection Gorilla glass Gorilla glass
processor 2 Ghz octa-core 2 Ghz octa-core
Processor make Qualcomm Snapdragon  439 Qualcomm snapdragon 439
Internal storage 32 GB 32 GB
Rear camera 12-megapixel (f/1.8) + 2-megapixel 12-megapixel (f/1.8)
Rear autofocus Phase detection autofocus Phase detection autofocus
Rear flash LED LED
Operating system Android 9 pie Android 9 pie
Skin MIUI 10 MIUI 10
Bluetooth V5.0 V5.0
Number of SIMS 2 2
Face unlock yes yes
Proximity sensor yes yes
accelerometer yes yes
Ambient light sensor yes yes
Fingerprint sensor yes yes

Both the models have the splendid features in the respected price range in which they are being offered. The battery capacities in this price segment are the flagship feature of these models. Redmi 8A was launched on 25th September and then its successor came on 9th October, 2019. Redmi 8 is priced little higher than its predecessor but it has some pros that have been offered to pay for the hike in price.

The Redmi 8 has 3 GB of RAM while Redmi 8A has only 2 GB of RAM. The Redmi 8 has dual rear camera setup but redmi 8 A has a single rear camera. Redmi 8 is two grams lighter than redmi 8A.

Redmi 8 Will be Available For Sale On 12th Oct 2019

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