Xiaomi Redmi 8A vs Xiaomi Mi 8 (6GB RAM + 256GB)

Here you can compare Xiaomi Redmi 8A and Xiaomi Mi 8 (6GB RAM + 256GB). Comparing Xiaomi Redmi 8A vs Xiaomi Mi 8 (6GB RAM + 256GB) on Smartprix enables you to check their respective specs scores and unique features. It would potentially help you understand how Xiaomi Redmi 8A stands against Xiaomi Mi 8 (6GB RAM + 256GB) and which one should you buy The current lowest price found for Xiaomi Redmi 8A is ₹8,900 and for Xiaomi Mi 8 (6GB RAM + 256GB) is ₹35,101. The details of both of these products were last updated on Nov 27, 2023.

SpecificationXiaomi Redmi 8AXiaomi Mi 8 (6GB RAM + 256GB)
OSAndroid v9.0 (Pie)Android v8.1 (Oreo)
Internal Memory32 GB256 GB
CPU2 GHz, Octa Core Processor2.8 GHz, Octa Core Processor
Rear Camera12 MP f/1.8 (Main) with autofocus12 MP + 12 MP with autofocus
Battery5000 mAh, Li-Po Battery3400 mAh, Li-Po Battery
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Specs Score60 / 10074 / 100
Better Specs
Display Resolution720 x 1520 pixels1080 x 2248 pixels
Better Resolution
Screen To Body Ratio~ 74.4%~ 83.8%
Less Bezels
More RAM
Storage32 GB256 GB
More Storage
CPU Clock Speed2 GHz2.8 GHz
Faster Clock Speed
Front Camera8 MP20 MP
Better Front Camera Resolution
Weight188 g175 g
Thickness9.4 mm7.6 mm
Battery5000 mAh
Bigger Battery
3400 mAh
Unique Features
3.5mm Audio Jack
FM Radio
Memory Card Support
Fingerprint Sensor
IR Blaster


Sim TypeDual Sim, GSM+GSMDual Sim, GSM+GSM
Dual SimYesYes
Sim SizeNano+Nano SIMNano+Nano SIM
Device TypeSmartphoneSmartphone
Release DateSeptember 25, 2019 May, 2018


Dimensions75.4 x 156.3 x 9.4 mm74.8 x 154.9 x 7.6 mm
Weight188 g175 g


TypeColor IPS LCD Screen (16M Colors)Color Super AMOLED Screen (16M colors Colors)
Size6.22 inches, 720 x 1520 pixels6.21 inches, 1080 x 2248 pixels
Aspect Ratio19:918.7:9
PPI~ 269 PPI~ 402 PPI
Screen to Body Ratio~ 74.4%~ 83.8%
FeaturesCorning Gorilla Glass 5Corning Gorilla Glass 5
NotchYes, Water Drop NotchYes, Large Notch


Storage32 GB256 GB
Card SlotYes, upto 512 GBNo


VoLTEYes, Dual Stand-ByYes
WifiYes, with wifi-hotspotYes, with wifi-hotspot
BluetoothYes, v4.2Yes, v5.0
USBYes, USB-C v2.0Yes, USB-C
USB FeaturesUSB ChargingUSB on-the-go
IR BlasterYes


GPSyes with A-GPSYes, with A-GPS Support
Fingerprint SensorNoYes, Rear
Face UnlockYesYes
SensorsLight sensor, Proximity sensor, AccelerometerAccelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer, Proximity
3.5mm Headphone JackYesNo
Water ResistanceNo
Splash ResistantYes, P2i Technology


Rear Camera12 MP f/1.8 (Main) with autofocus12 MP + 12 MP with autofocus
FeaturesAI Scene Detection, Portrait ModeFace detection, Geo tagging, Panorama, Touch to focus
Video Recording1080p @ 30 fps FHD4K @ 60 fps UHD
FlashYes, LEDYes, Dual LED
Front Camera8 MP20 MP
Front Video Recording1080p @ 30 fps FHD


OSAndroid v9.0 (Pie)Android v8.1 (Oreo)
ChipsetQualcomm Snapdragon 439Qualcomm Snapdragon 845
CPU2 GHz, Octa Core Processor2.8 GHz, Octa Core Processor
Core Details2x2.0 GHz Cortex-A53 & 6x1.45 GHz Cortex A53
GPUAdreno 505Adreno 630
BrowserYes, supports HTML5Yes, supports HTML5


SupportsMMS, Instant Messaging
EmailYesYes, with Push Email
MusicYesMP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLAC
VideoYesMP4, DivX, XviD, WMV
FM RadioYesNo
Document ReaderYesYes


TypeNon-Removable BatteryNon-Removable Battery
Size5000 mAh, Li-Po Battery3400 mAh, Li-Po Battery
Fast ChargingYes, 18W Fast Charging SupportYes, Quick Charge 4.0+


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