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Xiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/2GB) vs Xiaomi Redmi K30 (256GB)

Side by side comparison between Xiaomi Redmi 8A vs Xiaomi Redmi K30 phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Xiaomi Redmi K30 XXiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/2GB)05Points
Xiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/2GB)
6.2"
IPS

720x1520

12
MP

8mp

2GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

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22PointsXiaomi Redmi K30 (256GB)Compare Xiaomi Redmi 8A X
Xiaomi Redmi K30 (256GB)
6.67"
IPS

1080x2400

64
MP

20mp

8GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4500
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Xiaomi Redmi K30 (256GB)

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)5 Advantages Xiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/2GB)vsRedmi K30 (256GB)22 Advantages Xiaomi Redmi K30 (256GB)
+188 grams (6.58 ounces)11%
Lighter
vs208 grams (7.28 ounces)
+f/1.8 (aperture)6%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
vsf/1.9 (aperture)
+5000 mAh11%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs4500 mAh
+2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(dedicated slot)Advantage
More SIM card slots. You can choose more carriers.
vs2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
+Water repellent nano-coating (don't immerse)Advantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
vsNot supported
2Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs+2.2Ghz 64bit Octa-Core28%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
2GB LPDDR3vs+8GB LPDDR4X3 times
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
32GB (21GB available)vs+256GB (230GB available)10 times
More internal storage for applications and files
eMMC 5.1vs+UFS 2.1Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
9.4 millimeters (0.37 inches)vs+8.79 millimeters (0.35 inches)7%
Thinner
Plastic body, glass frontvs+Aluminum frame, glass front/backAdvantage
More resistant material
720x1520 pixelsvs+1080x2400 pixels137%
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+6.67"8%
Larger screen
(back) 12MPvs+(quad camera) 64MP + 8MP + 2MP + 2MP5 times
Higher resolution main camera
LED flashvs+Dual-LED flashAdvantage
The Dual-LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
1/2.55" inchesvs+1/1.72" inches48%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
(front) 8MPvs+(dual front camera) 20MP + 2MP174%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
Full HD (1920x1080)vs+4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
Android 9.0 Pievs+Android 10Advantage
Android 10 is newer and safer
(4G LTE) 150 Mbpsvs+(4G+ LTE-A) 800 Mbps4 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Fingerprint sensor (side-mounted)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
18Wvs+27W50%
More power (watts) to charge the battery faster. Sometimes, the charger that comes with the device doesn't have the same power supported by the device. Check before you buy it.
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
Not supportedvs+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely

27 Common items in both devices
Until 512GB microSD, microSDXC
TFT IPS LCD
16 million
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus
EIS: Digital stabilization
HDR photo on both cameras
+20 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresXiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/2GB)Xiaomi Redmi K30 (256GB)
ModelRedmi 8A (32GB/2GB)Redmi K30 (256GB)
Other model namesXiaomi Redmi 8A M1908C3KG, MZB8457IN, MZB8458IN, MZB8459INXiaomi Redmi K30 (256GB + 8GB RAM), M1912G7BC, M1912G7BE
Country or region available(Global, International)India
(Global, International), India
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandXiaomiXiaomi
Release dateSeptember, 2019December, 2019
Depth9.4 millimeters (0.37 inches)8.79 millimeters (0.35 inches)
Size (width x height)75.4 x 156.3 millimeters (2.97 x 6.15 in)76.6 x 165.3 millimeters (3.02 x 6.51 in)
Weight188 grams (6.58 ounces)208 grams (7.28 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontAluminum frame, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersWater repellent nano-coating (don't immerse)Not supported
System (OS)Xiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/2GB)Xiaomi Redmi K30 (256GB)
Operating systemAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 10
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
HardwareXiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/2GB)Xiaomi Redmi K30 (256GB)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 439 SDM439 (12nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 730G SDM730 (8nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A53
1.45Ghz Hexa-Core ARM Cortex-A53
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.2Ghz Dual-Core Kryo 470 Gold
1.8Ghz Hexa-Core Kryo 470 Silver
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 505 650MhzQualcomm Adreno 618 700Mhz
RAM memory2GB LPDDR38GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage32GB (21GB available)
eMMC 5.1
256GB (230GB available)
UFS 2.1
External storageUntil 512GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 512GB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
DisplayXiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/2GB)Xiaomi Redmi K30 (256GB)
Display typeTFT IPS LCDTFT IPS LCD
Screen size6.2" inches6.67" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~81.4% (screen-to-body ratio)~84.8% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution720x1520 pixels (19:9)1080x2400 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)271 PPI395 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 5Gorilla Glass 5
Display features60Hz, 400 nitsfeature not registered
Mobile networksXiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/2GB)Xiaomi Redmi K30 (256GB)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
Dual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload150/50 Mbps800/150 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 850/900/1800/1900CDMA 800, GSM 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
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/2100
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 Cat15/13 (Bands 1, 3, 5, 8)
TD-LTE (Bands 34, 38, 39, 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, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, 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 K30 (256GB)
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 K30 (256GB)
Back camera (main camera)12 megapixels(quad camera)
64 megapixels
8MP ultrawidef/2.213mm1/4.0"1.12µm
2MP macrof/2.41/5.0"1.75µm
2MP depthf/2.4
Main camera resolution4000x3000 pixels10120x6328 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashLED flashDual-LED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/1.9 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered26mm lens
Sensor size1/2.55" inches1/1.72" inches
Pixel size1.4µm pixel0.8µm 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 K30 (256GB)
Front camera (secondary)8 megapixels(dual front camera)
20 megapixels
2MP depthf/2.41/5"1.75µm
Front camera resolution3264x2448 pixels5184x3840 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered27mm lens
Sensor size1/4" inches1/3.4" inches
Pixel size1.12µm pixel0.8µm pixel
MultimediaXiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/2GB)Xiaomi Redmi K30 (256GB)
RadioFMFM (RDS)
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 K30 (256GB)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
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 supportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedSupported
Other functionsXiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/2GB)Xiaomi Redmi K30 (256GB)
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
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (side-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: Blue, Red, Purple
- Display: 20:9, HDR10+, 120Hz
- MIUI 11
- Game Turbo 2.0
- 24-bit/192kHz audio
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplyXiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/2GB)Xiaomi Redmi K30 (256GB)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity5000 mAh4500 mAh
Charger, watts18W (9V/2A) Fast battery charging27W Fast battery charging
Talk time autonomy2520 minutes | 42 hours | 1.8 daysfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateXiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/2GB)Xiaomi Redmi K30 (256GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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