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Redmi 8A Pro with dual cameras and 5,000mAh battery announced

On: April 2, 2020

Xiaomi has unveiled the Redmi 8A Pro smartphone in Indonesia. The Pro model has arrived as an enhanced version of the Redmi 8A phone. The handset is equipped with an AI powered dual camera setup on its rear. Another notable feature of the phone is that it comes with support 18W fast charging for its humungous battery. The Redmi 8A Pro is not an entirely new phone. It is the rebranded version of the Redmi 8A Dual phone that was announced in February in India.

Redmi 8A Pro specifications and features

Redmi 8A Pro

The Redmi 8A Pro is a rebranded Redmi 8A Dual for Indonesia

The Redmi 8A Pro has a 6.22-inch IPS LCD display panel with a waterdrop notch and HD+ resolution. The screen is protected by Gorilla Glass 5 panel. The rear shell of the phone has a splash-resistant coating.

The Snapdragon 439 mobile platform is at the helm of the Redmi 8A Pro. The device comes with 2GB and 3GB of LPDDR3 RAM and 32GB of eMMC v5.1 storage. There is a microSD card slot onboard for expanding the storage further.

The Redmi 8A Pro has a front camera of 8-megapixels with f/2.0 aperture. The back panel of the phone features a dual camera setup with an LED flash. It includes a PDAF assisted a 13-megapixel primary lens with f/2.2 aperture and a 2-megapixel depth sensor. The Redmi 8A Pro comes with support for Google Lens, portrait mode and  full HD video recording at 30fps.

The Redmi 8A Pro is backed by a 5,000mAh battery that supports 18W fast charging through USB-C. The handset is loaded with Android 10 that is overlaid MIUI 11.  The connectivity features available on the device are dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS, wireless FM radio and a 3.5mm audio jack. It lacks a fingerprint sensor and relies on face unlock for security.

Redmi 8A Pro pricing and availability

The Redmi 8A Pro has landed in Indonesia with a starting price of  RP 1,549,000 (Rs 7,100). It can be bought in three colours such as Sky White, Sea Blue and Midnight Grey. The handset comes with a 24-month warranty in the country.

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Anvin is a self-proclaimed geek who has been writing about smartphones for nearly 10 years. After using phones like the Samsung Galaxy Note, Sony Xperia Mini, Lumia 730, Lumia 950, Honor 7, Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 and Honor 8 Pro to name a few, he is now a happy user of the POCO F1. In his free time, he participates in church activities and likes to travel.