Redmi 8A Dual vs Realme C3 vs Infinix Hot 8: Price in India, Specifications and Features Compared

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redmi 8a dual vs realme c3 vs infinix hot 8

Xiaomi’s sub-brand Redmi has finally launched the Redmi 8A Dual smartphone in India. The device is an upgrade over the vanilla Redmi 8A in terms of camera, as it sports a dual rear camera setup. The price point the Redmi 8A Dual is being offered at puts it right into a competition with the likes of smartphones like the recently launched Realme C3 and the Infinix Hot 8. If you are up for purchasing a new budget smartphone in India and are confused as to which one to go for, you are at the right place. Today, we will compare the Redmi 8A Dual with the Realme C3 and the Infinix Hot 8 and try to find out as to which device should be the ideal choice for you.

Redmi 8A Dual vs Realme C3 vs Infinix Hot 8: Price in India

Starting with the Redmi 8A Dual, the device is offered in two memory configurations in India – the one with 2GB RAM + 32GB storage is priced at Rs 6,499, and the one with 3GB RAM + 32GB storage is priced at Rs 6,999. Coming to the Realme C3, the 3GB + 32GB storage variant of the device is kept at an asking price of Rs 6,999 in India. The 4GB + 64GB variant will fetch you Rs 1,000 more, making it Rs 7,999. Lastly, the Infinix Hot 8 is available in only one memory combination – 4GB + 64GB and is priced at Rs 6,999. When it comes to the price, the base variant of the Redmi 8A Dual is the cheapest offering amongst the three smartphones that we are comparing.

Redmi 8A Dual vs Realme C3 vs Infinix Hot 8: Display

Coming to the displays of the devices, the Realme C3 features a 6.52-inch HD+ ‘MiniDrop’ display. The Redmi 8A Dual, on the other hand, sports a smaller 6.22-inch HD+ display. The Infinix Hot 8 comes with a 6.52-inch HD+ display. All three smartphones feature similar displays and come with a waterdrop notch at the top. The Redmi 8A Dual, however, comes with a smaller display, so one has to keep that in mind.

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Redmi 8A Dual vs Realme C3 vs Infinix Hot 8: Processor, Software

A Qualcomm Snapdragon 439 SoC powers the Redmi 8A Dual. The Realme C3, on the other hand, is equipped with a much more powerful MediaTek Helio G70 chipset. Lastly, the Infinix Hot 8 runs on a MediaTek Helio P22 processor. When it comes to the processor, the Realme C3 turns out to be the clear winner.

Shifting gears towards the software, the Redmi 8A Dual runs on MIUI 11 out of the box. The Realme C3, on the other hand, runs on Realme UI out of the box. Both the devices feature Android 10. The Infinix Hot 8, however, still runs on the dated Android 9 Pie.

Redmi 8A Dual vs Realme C3 vs Infinix Hot 8: Camera

Speaking of cameras, the Redmi 8A Dual, as the name suggests, features a dual rear camera setup – 13MP + 2MP. The front camera of the device is an 8MP selfie shooter. The Realme C3 also features a dual rear camera setup, with a 12MP primary lens and a 2MP depth sensor. The front camera on the Realme C3 is an 8MP unit. The Infinix Hot 8 comes with a 13MP + 2MP + Low Light Sensor arrangement at the back and an 8MP front camera.

Redmi 8A Dual vs Realme C3 vs Infinix Hot 8: Battery

The Redmi 8A Dual features a 5,000mAh battery, which can be charged over a USB Type-C charging port. The Realme C3, on the other hand, features a bigger 6,000mAh battery, but the same can be charged over a standard USB 2.0 port. Lastly, the Infinix Hot 8 also comes with a 5,000mAh cell. When it comes to the batter, the Realme C3 has the biggest battery, but the Redmi 8A Dual features a USB Type-C port, so the choice would ultimately boil down to personal preference.

Redmi 8A Dual vs Realme C3 vs Infinix Hot 8: Verdict

All three smartphones that we have compared are absolute value for money. The Realme C3, however, turns out to be the winner owing to the better processor and a bigger battery. Add to this the fact that it is the company’s first device to come shipped with Realme UI out of the box.