Xiaomi Indonesia has launched a new smartphone in the country, dubbed the Redmi 8A Pro. Though the name of the device is new, the device itself is not entirely new, as it is a rebranded version of the Redmi 8A Dual smartphone, which was launched in India a little while ago. For those unaware, the Redmi 8A Dual was launched in India in February and is an incremental upgrade over its predecessor, the Redmi 8A. The Redmi 8A Pro is already available for sale in Indonesia. Take a look at the price, availability, specifications, and features of the Redmi 8A Pro.
Redmi 8A Pro: Price
The Redmi 8A Pro is up for grabs in Indonesia and interested buyers can get their hands on the device via the company’s official Indonesian website. The device is available in two memory options – the base variant with 2GB of RAM and 16GB of internal storage is priced at IDR 1,549,000, which roughly translates to somewhere around $93, and there’s another variant with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage, which is priced at IDR 1,649,000 or around $99.
Redmi 8A Pro: Specifications and Features
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Starting off with the display of the device, the Redmi 8A Pro flaunts a 6.2-inch IPS LCD display with an HD+ resolution. A waterdrop notch at the top of the device’s display makes room for its selfie camera. The Redmi 8A Pro is protected by a Corning Gorilla Glass 5. The device measures 156.48 x 75.41 x 9.4mm and weighs in at 188 grams. There are three color variants of the Redmi 8A Pro to choose from – Midnight Grey, Sea Blue, and Sky White.
Under the hood, the Redmi 8A Pro is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 439 chipset, which is paired with 2GB/3GB of RAM and 16GB/32GB of internal storage. The internal storage of the device has scope for further expansion with the help of an external SD card. On the software side of things, the Redmi 8A Pro ships with the now dated Android 9 Pie out of the box with the company’s in-house MIUI 10 skin baked on top of it.
In the battery department, the Redmi 8A Pro sports a large 5,000mAh battery, which has scope for up to 18W of fast charging. Readers must be made aware that the Redmi 8A Pro ships with a standard 10W charger, so they will have to buy a separate 18W charger if they want to enjoy fast charging speeds.
Coming to the cameras of the device, the Redmi 8A Pro flaunts a dual rear camera setup, which includes a 13MP primary camera with f/2.2 aperture and a 2MP depth sensor with f/2.4 aperture. At the front, the Redmi 8A Pro comes with an 8MP selfie shooter with f/2.0 aperture. The device can be unlocked by using its facial unlock mechanism and it should be noted that there is no fingerprint scanner on the Redmi 8A Pro.
Connectivity features of the Redmi 8A Pro include Dual-SIM, Dual-4G, Dual-VoLTE HD calling, VoWiFi, Single-band Wi-Fi b/g/n, Bluetooth v4.2, USB Type-C port, 3.5mm audio jack.
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