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Xiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/2GB) vs Xiaomi Redmi 9 Prime (64GB)

Side by side comparison between Xiaomi Redmi 8A vs Xiaomi Redmi 9 Prime phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Xiaomi Redmi 9 Prime XXiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/2GB)03Points
Xiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/2GB)
6.2"
IPS

720x1520

12
MP

8mp

2GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
14PointsXiaomi Redmi 9 Prime (64GB)Compare Xiaomi Redmi 8A X
Xiaomi Redmi 9 Prime (64GB)
6.53"
IPS

1080x2340

13
MP

8mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5020
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Xiaomi Redmi 9 Prime (64GB)

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal. Therefore, you shouldn't only consider this. Our goal is to help you, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which one is the best! Comment!

Redmi 8A (32GB/2GB)3 Advantages Xiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/2GB)vsRedmi 9 Prime (64GB)14 Advantages Xiaomi Redmi 9 Prime (64GB)
+188 grams (6.58 ounces)5%
Lighter
vs198 grams (6.93 ounces)
+1/2.55" inches22%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
vs1/3.1" inches
+f/1.8 (aperture)22%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
vsf/2.2 (aperture)
2Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs+2Ghz 64bit Octa-Core5%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
2GB LPDDR3vs+4GB LPDDR4X100%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
32GB (21GB available)vs+64GB (49GB available)133%
More internal storage for applications and files
9.4 millimeters (0.37 inches)vs+9.1 millimeters (0.36 inches)3%
Thinner
720x1520 pixelsvs+1080x2340 pixels131%
Higher resolution screen
271 PPIvs+395 PPI46%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
6.2"vs+6.53"5%
Larger screen
(back) 12MPvs+(quad camera) 13MP + 8MP + 5MP + 2MP132%
Higher resolution main camera
Android 9.0 Pievs+Android 10Advantage
Android 10 is newer and safer
(4G LTE) 150 Mbpsvs+(4G+ LTE-A) 300 Mbps100%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
5000 mAhvs+5020 mAh1%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)vs+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMOAdvantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO is newer and faster
4.2 + A2DPvs+5.0 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.0 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster

36 Common items in both devices
eMMC 5.1
Until 512GB microSD, microSDXC
Plastic body, glass front
TFT IPS LCD
60Hz
16 million
LED flash
+29 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresXiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/2GB)Xiaomi Redmi 9 Prime (64GB)
ModelRedmi 8A (32GB/2GB)Redmi 9 Prime (64GB)
Other model namesXiaomi Redmi 8A M1908C3KG, MZB8457IN, MZB8458IN, MZB8459INXiaomi Redmi 9 Prime (M2004J19PI)
Country or region available(Global, International)India
(Global, International), India
India
India
BrandXiaomiXiaomi
Release dateSeptember, 2019August, 2020
Depth9.4 millimeters (0.37 inches)9.1 millimeters (0.36 inches)
Size (width x height)75.4 x 156.3 millimeters (2.97 x 6.15 in)77.01 x 163.32 millimeters (3.03 x 6.43 in)
Weight188 grams (6.58 ounces)198 grams (6.93 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersWater repellent nano-coating (don't immerse)Water repellent nano-coating (don't immerse)
System (OS)Xiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/2GB)Xiaomi Redmi 9 Prime (64GB)
Operating systemAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 10
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
HardwareXiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/2GB)Xiaomi Redmi 9 Prime (64GB)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 439 SDM439 (12nm)64bit - Mediatek Helio G80 (12nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A53
1.45Ghz Hexa-Core ARM Cortex-A53
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A75
1.8Ghz Hexa-Core ARM Cortex-A55
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 505 650MhzARM Mali-G52 MC2 950Mhz
RAM memory2GB LPDDR34GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage32GB (21GB available)
eMMC 5.1
64GB (49GB available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageUntil 512GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 512GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayXiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/2GB)Xiaomi Redmi 9 Prime (64GB)
Display typeTFT IPS LCDTFT IPS LCD
Screen size6.2" inches6.53" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~81.4% (screen-to-body ratio)~83.2% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution720x1520 pixels (19:9)1080x2340 pixels (19.5:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)271 PPI395 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 5Gorilla Glass 3
Display features60Hz, 400 nits60Hz, 400 nits
Mobile networksXiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/2GB)Xiaomi Redmi 9 Prime (64GB)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
Dual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload150/50 Mbps300/50 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G, 4G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkCDMA 800 (China), GSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkGlobal, India version:
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100

China version:
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat4
VoLTE

Global version:
LTE (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 20)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 40)

India version:
LTE (Bands 1, 3, 5, 8)
TD-LTE (Bands 40, 41)

China version:
LTE (Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8)
TD-LTE (Bands 34, 38, 39, 40, 41)
LTE Cat6 (1, 3, 5, 8)
TD-LTE (40, 41)
VoLTE
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTEGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGEGPRS, EDGE
CallingXiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/2GB)Xiaomi Redmi 9 Prime (64GB)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
CameraXiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/2GB)Xiaomi Redmi 9 Prime (64GB)
Back camera (main camera)12 megapixels(quad camera)
13 megapixels
8MP ultrawidef/2.2118º1/4.0"1.12µm
5MP macrof/2.4
2MP depthf/2.4
Main camera resolution4000x3000 pixels4128x3096 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered28mm lens
Sensor size1/2.55" inches1/3.1" inches
Pixel size1.4µm pixel1.12µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo on both camerasHDR photo on both cameras
2ª cameraXiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/2GB)Xiaomi Redmi 9 Prime (64GB)
Front camera (secondary)8 megapixels8 megapixels
Front camera resolution3264x2448 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered27mm lens
Sensor size1/4" inches1/4" inches
Pixel size1.12µm pixel1.12µm pixel
MultimediaXiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/2GB)Xiaomi Redmi 9 Prime (64GB)
RadioFMFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityXiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/2GB)Xiaomi Redmi 9 Prime (64GB)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedUSB Type-C (reversible)
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.2 + A2DP5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCNot supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedSupported
Other functionsXiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/2GB)Xiaomi Redmi 9 Prime (64GB)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Face unlock
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Midnight Black, Ocean Blue, Sunset Red
- MIUI 11
- Sony IMX363 back camera sensor
- Quick Charge 3.0
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Space Blue, Mint Green, Matte Black, Sunrise Flare
- MIUI 11
- 10W charger included
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplyXiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/2GB)Xiaomi Redmi 9 Prime (64GB)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity5000 mAh5020 mAh
Charger, watts18W (9V/2A) Fast battery charging18W Fast battery charging
Talk time autonomy2520 minutes | 42 hours | 1.8 days1860 minutes | 31 hours | 1.3 days
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateXiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/2GB)Xiaomi Redmi 9 Prime (64GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registered0.85W/kg (head) | 0.42W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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