Redmi 8/8A Announced, Starting at 699 Yuan ($99) Only
This afternoon, the Redmi entry-level product line has been updated. The Redmi 8/8A two products were officially unveiled, starting at only 699 yuan ($99).
The Redmi 8/8A features a 6.22-inch drop screen on the front. It is covered with the fifth-generation Corning Gorilla Glass, and is certified by Rhine Eye. On the back, we can find the camera, flash and other elements that are arranged vertically in the center. Particularly, the Redmi 8 sports a 12-megapixel + 2-megapixel dual-lens combination. It also supports fingerprint recognition. As for the Redmi 8A, it has a 12-megapixel single-camera. And it does not support fingerprint recognition.
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Our protagonist uses the Snapdragon 439 mobile platform. There is also a large 5000mAh battery, which supports 18W fast charge. At the same time, the handset comes with a USB Type-C interface. It should be noted that the 18W fast charge adapter must be purchased separately.
In addition, the Redmi 8/8A also comes with a waterproof rating, wireless FM, face unlock, 8-megapixel beauty selfie camera, and an infrared remote control (on the Redmi 8 only). As for software, the Redmi 8/8A will get the MIUI 11 update at the end of October.
There are several variants. The Redmi 8 provides 3+32GB and 6+64GB storage versions. The prices are 799 yuan ($113) and 899 yuan ($127), respectively. The Redmi 8A provides 3+32GB and 6+64GB storage versions, at the price of 699 yuan and 799 yuan. The first sale will start at 10:00 on October 15.