Xiaomi, global technology leader, today announced the launch of its two smartphones, Redmi 8 and Redmi 8A. Redmi 8 is the latest in the popular Redmi series lineup and comes with a 12MP dual camera setup. Redmi 8A is the latest in the Redmi A series with improvements on all fronts including an expandable memory of up to 512GB.
Both the phones ship with a massive 5000mAh battery, allowing users long hours of usage with every single charge. Featuring the powerful Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 439 octa-core chipset, Xiaomi has for the first time in the segment introduced the USB Type-C 18W fast charging support for both smartphones. Xiaomi’s relentless focus on quality means that both these smartphones come protected with Corning® Gorilla® Glass 5, andP2i’s nano-coating makes them splash resistant.
With a 6.22-inch (15.8cm) Dot Notch HD+ display, Redmi 8A features an aspect ratio of 19:9, promising an immersive experience and overall ergonomics. The Aura Wave Grip design with fine, textured patterns makes for great hand feel and also reduces fingerprint marks.). Redmi 8A features a 2+1 dual SIM slot with dedicated microSD card support that allows further storage expansion up to 512GB. Redmi 8A brings a crowd favourite in the lineup, Wireless FM, which allows users to play FM radio without connecting their earphones. .Redmi 8A has a 12MP primary sensor for its rear camera and sports an 8MP selfie camera on the front. Both the front and rear cameras on Redmi 8A are capable of taking AI Portrait mode shots.
With an objective to provide an all-round experience for today’s multi-tasking youth, Redmi 8 comes with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage. 64GB allows for convenient usage without having to worry about exhausting storage space and 4GB RAM, on the other hand, allows for seamless multitasking — a never-seen-before feature in this segment.
Redmi 8 has an AI dual camera setup on the rear, comprising of a 12MP primary sensor and a dedicated 2MP depth sensor. Support for AI scene detection for up to 33 categories makes shooting in different scenarios a cakewalk. On the front, Redmi 8 features an 8MP camera with AI Portrait mode to enable portrait selfies.
Redmi 8 comes with a beautiful Aura Mirror finish making it look extremely beautiful. It comes with a 15.8cm (6.2) high definition IPS LCD screen. It has a fingerprint sensor placed on the rear for convenient security and also supports AI face unlock. The user experience is further enhanced by wireless FM Radio, dual SIM dual VoLTE capabilities. Redmi 8 supports dual SIM usage with a dedicated microSD card slot (2+1 slot) further expanding the storage up to 256GB.
Ziauddin Chowdhury, Country General Manager, Xiaomi Bangladesh said “We are thrilled to introduce our all-new Redmi 8 and Redmi 8A to Bangladesh. As a brand we believe in bringing the best of innovative technology for our customers at an honest pricing. Both smartphones are taking the game to the next level with features such as a huge 5000mAh battery and 18W fast charging support over USB Type-C. With high quality products and great specs such as these, we are positive that our Mi Fans in Bangladesh have a great experience in store for them.”
- Priced at 10,999 BDT, Redmi 8A 2GB+32GB will be available in three colour variants- Sunset Red, Ocean Blue and Midnight Black.
- Redmi 8 will be available in Onyx Black, Ruby Red and Sapphire Blue colour variants. The 3GB+32GB variant will be available for 13,999 BDT and the 4GB+64GB variant will be priced at 14,999 BDT.
- Both phones will be available across Authorized Mi Stores, Partner channels and Retail points starting 4th