Xiaomi Redmi 8A vs Xiaomi Redmi 8A Dual: Comparison

Comparison of features, performance, design, battery, camera and connectivity between the following smartphones: Xiaomi Redmi 8A vs Xiaomi Redmi 8A Dual. The complete information of specifications to decide which to buy.

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Technical data sheets

Basics

Score

Ki Price/Quality
Score
7.5 Ki Price/Quality
Score
No price,
no Ki
Design and Screen score 5.3 Design & Materials 5.6 Design & Materials
Performance and Hardware score 5.7 Performance & Hardware 5.7 Performance & Hardware
Camera score 6.6 Camera 4.7 Camera
Connectivity score 5.9 Connectivity 4.7 Connectivity
Battery score 8.0 Battery 8.0 Battery

User reviews

User score
8.3
45 opinions
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Summary

Inches 6.22" 6.22"
Resolution HD+ HD+
Usable surface 81% useful 81% useful
Aspect Ratio 19:9 19:9
Dimensions 75.4 mm
156.5 mm
9.4 mm
75.4 mm
156.5 mm
9.4 mm
Weight 188 g 188 g
Micro SnapD. 439
Octa-Core
SnapD. 439
Octa-Core
RAM 2 GB RAM 2 GB RAM
Storage 32 GB 32 GB
AnTuTu 95.565
v8
95.565
v8
Battery 5000 mAh 5000 mAh
Main Camera 1
12 Mpx · ƒ/1.8
IMX363 Exmor RS
1
13 Mpx · ƒ/2.2

2
Selfie Camera SELF 8 Mpx · ƒ/2.0 SELF 8 Mpx · ƒ/2.0
Bands
OS Android 10 Q Android 10 Q

Brand

Brand Xiaomi Xiaomi
Aliases -- Xiaomi Redmi 8A Pro

Release Date

Release date September 2019,
1 year ago
February 2020,
1 year ago
State On Sale Not available
Market Global India

Design & Materials

Structure

Xiaomi Redmi 8A
Xiaomi Redmi 8A Dual
Xiaomi Redmi 8A
Xiaomi Redmi 8A Dual
Size
75.4 mm
156.5 mm
9.4 mm
Print 3D Model
75.4 mm
156.5 mm
9.4 mm
Print 3D Model
Weight 188 g 188 g
Usable surface 81 % 81 %
Materials Plastic, P2i Nano coating Plastic, P2i Nano coating
Resistance - -
Colors
Black

Blue

Red
White

Blue

Gray

Screen

Diagonal 6.22" 6.22"
Type LCD IPS LCD IPS
Aspect Ratio 19:9 19:9
Resolution HD+
720 x 1520 px
HD+
720 x 1520 px
Density 271 Pixels per inch 271 Pixels per inch

Others

Others
  • Water Drop Notch
  • 70% NTSC
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 5
  • Capacitive
  • Multi-touch
  • Water Drop Notch
  • 1500:1 contrast ratio
  • 70% NTSC
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 5
  • Capacitive
  • Multi-touch

User reviews

Is it a drop-resistant and scratch-resistant smartphone?
7.4
--
Do you think it's a nice phone?
8.3
--
Is it comfortable?
8.4
--
Can you see it well in the sunlight?
7.3
--
Number of reviews
45 opinions
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Performance & Hardware

Processor

Model Qualcomm Snapdragon 439 Qualcomm Snapdragon 439
CPU 4x Cortex-A53 1.95 GHz + 4x Cortex-A53 1.45 GHz 4x Cortex-A53 1.95 GHz + 4x Cortex-A53 1.45 GHz
Type Octa-Core Octa-Core
Manufacturing 14 nm 14 nm
Frequency 1.95 GHz 1.95 GHz
64 Bits Yes Yes

Graphics

GPU Qualcomm Adreno 505 Qualcomm Adreno 505

RAM

RAM 2 GB 2 GB
Type LPDDR3 RAM LPDDR3 RAM

Storage

Capacity 32 GB 32 GB
Type eMMC 5.1 Storage eMMC 5.1 Storage
SD Slot Yes ,
Independent SD slot
Yes ,
Independent SD slot

Security

Fingerprint No No

Sensors

Sensors
  • Proximity
  • Light sensor
  • Accelerometer
  • Compass
  • Proximity
  • Light sensor
  • Accelerometer
  • Compass

Others

Notifications LED -- --
Cooling system No No
Gaming buttons No No

User reviews

Does it have good sound?
8.4
--
Does it work smoothly in everyday use?
8.3
--
What's your experience been with demanding games?
7.3
--
Number of reviews
45 opinions
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Camera

Main

No. of cameras Rear camera Double rear camera
1
Camera type

Standard

Standard
Resolution 12 Mpx 13 Mpx
Sensor Sony IMX363 Exmor RS Unknown
Type CMOS BSI CMOS
Aperture ƒ/ 1.8 ƒ/ 2.2
ISO -- --
Pixel size 1.40 µm 1.12 µm
Pixel Binning -- --
Sensor size 1/2.55 --
2
Camera type
--

Portrait mode (depth)
Resolution
2 Mpx
Sensor
Unknown
Type
--
Aperture
ƒ/ 2.4
ISO
--
Pixel size
1.75 µm
Pixel Binning
--
Sensor size
--

Features

Flash LED LED
Optical Stabilisation No No
Slow Motion Video No,
30 fps
No,
30 fps
Others
  • Digital zoom
  • Digital image stabilization
  • Autofocus
  • Touch focus
  • Continuous shooting
  • Geotagging
  • HDR
  • Face detection
  • White balance settings
  • ISO settings
  • Exposure compensation
  • Scene mode
  • Self-timer
  • Digital zoom
  • Dual camera
  • Digital image stabilization
  • Autofocus
  • Touch focus
  • Continuous shooting
  • Geotagging
  • HDR
  • Face detection
  • White balance settings
  • ISO settings
  • Exposure compensation
  • Scene mode
  • Self-timer

Selfie

SELF
Camera type

Dedicated

Dedicated
Resolution 8 Mpx 8 Mpx
Sensor Unknown Unknown
Type -- --
Aperture ƒ/ 2.0 ƒ/ 2.0
ISO -- --
Pixel size 1.12 µm 1.12 µm
Pixel Binning -- --
Sensor size -- --
Others
--
--

DxOMark Score

DxOMark Score -- --

User reviews

Quality of daytime photos
7.9
--
Quality of selfies
7.7
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Quality of nighttime photos
6.5
--
Does it have a powerful flash?
7.7
--
Number of reviews
45 opinions
--

Connectivity

Network compatibility

5G -- --
4G LTE
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B4 (1700/2100 AWS 1)
  • B5 (850)
  • B7 (2600)
  • B8 (900)
  • B20 (800)
  • B38 (TDD 2600)
  • B40 (TDD 2300)
  • B1 (2100)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
  • B40 (TDD 2300)
  • B41 (TDD 2500)
3G
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
2G
  • CDMA BC0 (800)
  • CDMA BC1 (1900)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
  • CDMA BC0 (800)
  • CDMA BC1 (1900)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)

SIM card

Dual SIM Dual Sim Dual Standby Dual Sim Dual Standby
Type
  • Nano SIM
  • Nano SIM
  • Nano SIM
  • Nano SIM

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi
  • 802.11b
  • 802.11g
  • 802.11n
  • 802.11b
  • 802.11g
  • 802.11n
Others
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot
  • Wi-Fi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Display
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot
  • Wi-Fi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Display

Bluetooth

Version Bluetooth 4.2 LE Low energy consumption Bluetooth 4.2 LE Low energy consumption
Others
  • A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)
  • LE (Low Energy)
  • A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)
  • LE (Low Energy)

Navigation

Navigation
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • GLONASS
  • Beidou
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • GLONASS
  • Beidou

USB

USB
  • Charging
  • Host
  • Mass Storage
  • USB On-The-Go (OTG)
  • USB Type C
  • Charging
  • Host
  • Mass Storage
  • USB On-The-Go (OTG)
  • USB Type C

SAR

European measurement

The European Union sets a limit of 2 W/kg averaged over 10 grams of tissue.

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American measurement

The FCC limit is 1.6 W/kg measured in a volume of 1 gram of tissue

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Others

Others
  • Audio Jack
  • Radio FM
  • Computer sync
  • OTA sync
  • Tethering.
  • VoLTE
  • Audio Jack
  • Radio FM
  • Computer sync
  • OTA sync
  • Tethering.
  • VoLTE

User reviews

Quality of the GPS
8.5
--
And the WiFi?
8.5
--
Does it have good coverage for calls?
8.7
--
Number of reviews
45 opinions
--

Battery

Battery

Capacity
5000 mAh
5000 mAh
Type Li-Polymer Li-Polymer
Fast charge Yes,
18.0W
Yes,
18.0W
Others
  • Non-removable
  • Non-removable

User reviews

How long does the battery last?
  • 0%
    Less than half day
  • 0%
    Less than a day
  • 14%
    One day
  • 52%
    More than one day
  • 34%
    Two days or more
--
Number of reviews
45 opinions
--

Software

Software

Operating System
  • MIUI V12 (Android 10)
    Android 10 Q, 1 year ago
  • MIUI V12 (Android 10)
    Android 10 Q, 1 year ago
Google Services (official) Yes Yes

User reviews

Did it come with preinstalled applications?
  • 0%
    It comes with a clean operating system
  • 91%
    It has preinstalled apps but they don't bother me
  • 9%
    It has preinstalled apps that I can't uninstall
--
Do you regularly receive updates?
  • 0%
    Never
  • 6%
    Once a year
  • 40%
    Every six months
  • 54%
    Every two months or less
--
Number of reviews
45 opinions
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Prices

Prices

Prices

Prices unavailable