Xiaomi has announced that the Redmi 8 and 8A are now available for sale in the Philippines.
These entry-level devices sport Qualcomm Snapdragon chips, USB Type-C, and 5000mAh battery capacities. They’re also backed with MIUI 10 based on Android 9 Pie right out of the box.
The Redmi 8A is the more affordable variant with a 2GB RAM and 32GB internal storage combination. It features a single-lens rear camera, 4G connectivity, and Dual SIM capabilities.
Meanwhile, the Redmi 8 has a dual-rear camera setup, a 6.22-inch HD+ display with dot notch, and a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner.
These Xiaomi phones will go on sale in the Philippines with the following variants and prices:
Xiaomi Redmi 8
- 3GB + 32GB: Php 6,490
- 4GB + 64GB: Php 6,990
Xiaomi Redmi 8A
- 2GB + 32GB: Php 5,490
Xiaomi Redmi 8, 8A specs:
|Xiaomi Redmi 8||Xiaomi Redmi 8A|
|Display||6.22-inch HD+ IPS Dot Notch display, 1520 x 720 resolution, Corning Gorilla Glass 5||6.2-inch HD+Dot Notch IPS display, 1520 x 720|
|Processor||Qualcomm Snapdragon 439||Qualcomm Snapdragon 439|
|Memory||3GB / 4GB||2GB|
|Storage||32GB / 64GB, up to 512GB expandable||32GB, up to 512GB expandable|
|Rear camera||12MP + 2MP||12MP|
|OS||MIUI 10 (Android 9 Pie)||MIUI 10 (Android 9 Pie)|
|Battery||5000mAh w/ 18W Fast Charging||5000mAh w/ 18W Fast Charging|
|Dimensions||156.48 x 75.41 x 9.4mm||156.48 x 75.41 x 9.4mm|
|SIM||Dual SIM||Dual SIM|
|Colors||Ocean Blue, Sunset Red, Midnight Black||Ocean Blue, Sunset Red, Midnight Black|
|Other Features||4G, Bluetooth, WiFi, GPS, Fingerprint scanner, IR Blaster, USB Type-C,||4G, Bluetooth, WiFi, GPS, Fingerprint scanner, IR Blaster, USB Type-C,|