The Redmi 8A Dual-SIM 32GB Smartphone from Xiaomi features a large 5000mAh battery and equally large 6.22″ IPS LCD display. With up to 31 days of standby time, the Redmi 8A is ready when you need it, and the 19:9 aspect ratio gives a cinematic look to your mobile entertainment. When it comes to mobile photography, the Redmi 8A provides you a 12MP rear camera with fast dual pixel PDAF and HDR photo support. HDR technology is also a part of the front 8MP selfie camera.
Running the Android 9.0 Pie operating system, this phone is powered by Snapdragon 439 octa-core processor (2 x 1.95 GHz Cortex-A53, 6 x 1.45 GHz Cortex-A53) and 2GB of RAM. You can store your apps and photos on 32GB of built-in storage, which can be expanded via an (optional) microSD card up to 512GB in size. This phone is unlocked and compatible with GSM/4G LTE networks. If you travel a lot or have a separate work number, you can take advantage of the Dual SIM slots to access both accounts. Connect to the internet and other devices with built-in Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n), Wi-Fi Direct, and Bluetooth 4.2.
Android 9.0 Pie
The Android operating system integrates heavily with Google’s services. It’s a personalized and customizable OS, allowing you to add your favorite apps or widgets to your home screen. You can even download new themes using the Google Play Store, which offers access to millions of apps, games, books, music, movies, and more. Android 9.0 Pie adds a variety of predictive capabilities, navigation changes, and digital well-being enhancements that let you take control of your Android experience. By learning how you use your phone over time, Pie will automatically adjust certain features for you, such as battery usage and display brightness. With App Actions, Pie uses what it learns to get you to your next task quickly. For example, plug in your headphones and Pie will automatically bring up your last playlist. With Dashboard and App Timers, Pie lets you see your phone usage in detail, allowing you to set timers and reminders so you can better manage the time you spend using your smartphone.
GSM / 4G LTE Wireless Connectivity
This phone is designed to work on select GSM networks and is 4G LTE capable. LTE is an advanced cellular network data protocol capable of data speeds so fast that they compete with wired broadband Internet providers. With an LTE connection, this phone should have no problem streaming HD video, downloading apps, uploading photos, or anything else that requires a high-speed data connection. The phone is also backwards compatible with 3G and 2G data for instances when you can’t get LTE. In addition to cellular wireless, this phone also features Bluetooth and Wi-Fi connectivity.
Note: Not compatible with all cellular networks. Please make sure your provider uses a frequency or band that this phone supports. You can check which bands this phone works with in the Specifications.
International Variant / International LTE
The Redmi 8A is an international variant. It can be used in the Americas; however, LTE access may be limited or unsupported, depending on the network, and will not support popular LTE bands in the United States. Please choose your country/carrier above to confirm the network compatibility of this phone. Due to laws in the originating region, some functions may not be available, such as Wi-Fi calling or NFC payment options. If you have any questions regarding our imported smartphones, please feel free to contact our sales or customer service departments. Because this phone is an international variant, the language of the box and the default language of the phone may not be in English. Also, an international AC to USB adapter may be included.
Dual SIM Dual Standby (DSDS)
Dual SIM Dual Standby (DSDS) allows you to lower your mobile costs when traveling while staying connected. Once your SIM cards are installed, you will be able to receive phone calls and text messages from either without needing to manually choose which one is active. When you want to make a call or send an SMS message, you can select the correct SIM card. When one SIM card is being used for a phone call, the other will not be active until you hang up. Operator charges may apply.