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Xiaomi Redmi 8 & 8A Prices in Zambia

Xiaomi has taken the smartphone industry by storm and have especially ruled in the mid-range smartphone world. With the smartphone brand’s constant release of top-class products, we can only savour their consistency, quality, and creativity.

Xiaomi has again released some series of outstanding midrange phones in the Redmi 8 and Redmi 8A. Both phones represent a huge improvement of the Redmi 7 in almost all aspects you can imagine. This line up for Redmi smartphones indicates another positive step in various spheres for the brand and its customers.

xiaomi redmi 8 and 8a prie in zambia

Prices of Xiaomi Redmi 8 & 8A in Zambia

The Redmi 8 currently sells for anything between KW60, 000 and KW62, 000 for the 3GB RAM plus 32GB storage configuration, while its 4GB RAM plus 64GB storage configuration should cost between KW62, 000 and KW65, 000. The Redmi 8 comes in various colours including Onyx Black, Ruby Red, and Sapphire Blue colour options.

The Redmi 8A however sells for anything between KW49, 000 – KW52, 000 for the 2GB RAM plus 32GB storage setup, while the 3 GB and 32 GB internal memory variant should go for anything between KW60, 000 and KW65, 000. Both variants come in various colour options, which include Midnight Black, Ocean Blue, and Sunset Red colour.

Xiaomi Redmi 8 Specs at a Glance

  • Release Date : 2019, October
  • Network : GSM / HSPA / LTE
  • Screen Size : 6.22 inches, 96.6 cm2 (~81.8% screen-to-body ratio)
  • Display: 720 x 1520 pixels, 19:9 ratio (~270 ppi density)
  • Display Type: IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
  • Dimension:4 x 72.3 x 10.4 mm (6.08 x 2.85 x 0.41 in)
  • Processor Type: Octa-core (2×1.95 GHz Cortex-A53 & 6×1.45 GHz Cortex A53)
  • Operating System: Android 9.0 (Pie); MIUI 9
  • Chipset: Qualcomm SDM439 Snapdragon 439 (12 nm)
  • RAM: 3 GB/ 4 GB
  • Storage: 32GB (for 3GB RAM), 64GB (for 4GB RAM) – expandable up to 512 GB (dedicated slot)
  • Back Camera: Single – 12 MP, f/1.8, 1/2.55″, 1.4µm, Dual Pixel PDAF; 2 MP, depth sensor
  • Front Camera : 8 MP, f/2.0, 1.12µm
  • Sensors: Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, proximity, compass
  • Battery: Non-removable Li-Po 5000 mAh battery; Fast battery charging 18 W

Xiaomi Redmi 8A Specs at a Glance

  • Release Date : 2019, September
  • Network : GSM / HSPA / LTE
  • Screen Size : 6.2 inches, 95.9 cm2 (~81.3% screen-to-body ratio)
  • Display: 720 x 1520 pixels, 19:9 ratio (~271 ppi density)
  • Display Type: IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
  • Dimension:5 x 75.4 x 9.4 mm (6.16 x 2.97 x 0.37 in)
  • Processor Type: Octa-core (2×1.95 GHz Cortex-A53 & 6×1.45 GHz Cortex A53)
  • Operating System: Android 9.0 (Pie); MIUI 10
  • Chipset: Qualcomm SDM439 Snapdragon 439 (12 nm)
  • RAM: 2 GB/ 3 GB
  • Storage: 32GB (for 2 GB RAM), 32GB (for 3 GB RAM) – expandable up to 512 GB (dedicated slot)
  • Back Camera: Single – 12 MP, f/1.8, 1/2.55″, 1.4µm, dual pixel PDAF
  • Front Camera : 8 MP, f/2.0, 1.12µm
  • Sensors: Accelerometer, proximity, compass
  • Battery: Non-removable Li-Po 5000 mAh battery; Fast battery charging 18 W

Xiaomi Redmi 8 vs Redmi 8A – What’s the Difference?

While both Redmi 8 and Redmi 8A do not necessarily rate among the best Xiaomi smartphones in 2019, they surely stand among the best mid-range alternatives in the market today.

Both phones share similar features, however, the former boast a slightly higher upgrade in some core areas, which include the internal memory capacity, camera setup, and other similar areas. Let us now take a look at notable differences between the two smartphones.

Camera

The Redmi 8 and Redmi 8A both feature a 12 MP Sony IMX363 primary camera with an f/1.8 lens. Noticeably, the Redmi 8 also has boast a secondary 2 MP depth sensor, which distinguishes it from the Redmi 8A. Both smartphones feature 8 MP camera sensor at the front with an f/2.0 lens for selfie shots.

Internal Memory

When it comes to internal memory, there is a slight difference as the Redmi 8 features 32 GB and 64 GB of internal storage, depending on the variant you are going for. The Redmi 8A, however, features a singular 32 GB storage option. The internal memory of both phones can be expanded via microSD card to up to 512 GB through a dedicated slot.

Operating System and Functionality

Both smartphones run on Android 9 (also known as Android Pie) with MIUI 10. They also feature the octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 439 SoC processor. The main difference here is that the Redmi 8 boasts up to 4 GB of RAM, while the Redmi 8A can only settle for 3 GB of RAM.

Similarities

Connectivity

Both smartphones feature connectivity options that include Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth v4.2, wireless FM radio, 3.5mm headphone jack, and a USB Type-C port.

Battery

Xiaomi never disappoints in terms of battery capacity. The Redmi 8 and Redmi 8A boast a commendable 5,000mAh battery and also feature 18W fast charging.

Weight and Dimension

Another common similarity between the smartphones is the dimension. The Redmi 8 and Redmi 8A have similar dimensions and weight. According to reports, both smartphones have dimension of 156.48×75.41×9.4mm and weigh 188 grams.

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