- Redmi 8A Pro has been launched with a massive 5000mAh battery
- The phone brings a dual camera set-up
- It also appears to be a rebrand of the Redmi 8A Dual
Chinese phone maker Redmi has launched a new budget smartphone, the Redmi 8A, in Indonesia. The phone appears to be a rebrand of the Redmi 8A Dual that was launched in India earlier in the year.
With the budget segment device, Redmi appears to be going big on battery life and also bringing to the table more than enough oomph in terms of performance. As such, the Redmi 8A Pro features an octa-core processor and boasts of 5,000mAh battery.
Redmi 8A Pro: Price and availability
Redmi 8A Pro has been launched in Indonesia for now and is being made available in two storage variants -- 2GB + 32GB and 3GB + 32GB. The entry variant with 2GB of RAM and 32GB of storage has been put up for retail at IDR 1,549,000.
The higher-end variant with 3GB RAM is priced at IDR 1,649,000. The company has announced that both the models will be sold in three colour variants, Midnight Grey, Sea Blue, and Sky White. The availability date of the device hasn't been announced yet, but it is scheduled to be up for purchase later this month.
Redmi 8A Pro: Specifications
In terms of specs, the Redmi 8A Pro has a 6.22-inch HD+ display with a rather low pixel density of 270ppi. There's also a sheet of Corning Gorilla Glass 5 to protect the display from accidental drops and scratches.
Under the hood, the phone comes with a Snapdragon 439 chipset and 32GB storage paired with up to 3GB of RAM. The storage on the phone can be expanded by up to 512GB via a micro SD card slot.
For cameras, there's a dual-lens set-up here. The main 13-megapixel camera is paired with a 2-megapixel depth sensor, which Redmi claims can take better portrait photos with smoother bokeh. On the front, we have an 8-megapixel camera for selfies.
Keeping the lights on the device is a 5000mAh battery which also supports 18W fast charging via a USB-C port. When it comes to connectivity, Redmi has equipped the phone with support for Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, VoLTE, Bluetooth v4.2, GPS/A-GPS, 3.5mm headphone jack, and a USB Type-C port.