Redmi 8 and Redmi 8A hands-on review: who says high-quality mobile phones must be expensive?

ByMarcel Gardiner 2019-12-26 2288

The idea of a penny for a penny is deeply rooted in the hearts of many people. However, with the development of science and technology and the reduction of the cost of related technology, the price of mobile phone products is getting lower and lower. Once everyone did not like the hundred yuan machine and the thousand yuan machine, now also ushered in the turnaround. Recently, Redmi officially released the new Redmi 8 and 8A series, which will be "high-end quality popular, low-cost", as its mission.


Redmi 8 and Redmi 8A: design and performance

Redmi 8A and 8A uses the water drop screen design this time, and the 6.22 inch water drop screen ratio is still very good. The Logo, with Redmi on the chin is not very narrow, but it looks harmonious as a whole. The volume key and the power button are placed on the right side of the fuselage, and the position is very suitable. 


The front of Redmi 8 uses Corning Gorilla 5 generation glass, and the back adopts the flagship diaphragm process. The multi-layer structure is stacked into a composite diaphragm and then injected into the fuselage surface through the mold. Under the reflection of light, a texture comparable to that of glass can be obtained. Redmi 8 also has three colors of sapphire blue, fairy trail green and carbon rock ash. The whole machine uses nano-coating to support life to prevent spatter, daily splash is no problem.


The Redmi 8A is more young and fashionable, using a 6.22-inch water drop screen with a resolution of 1520 × 720, with three colors of coral orange, deep blue and bright black, and the fuselage is designed with water wave texture, which feels good to the touch and is not easy to stain fingerprints. The Redmi Redmi 8amp 8A is equipped with Qualcomm Snapdragon 439 processor and the largest 5000mAh high-capacity battery, which can achieve up to 31 days of ultra-long standby. With Qualcomm Snapdragon 4398 core low power processor, there is no need to worry about heavy use.


Redmi 8A and 8A have also been improved in quality, the four corners of the machine are heightened and thickened, which increases the structural strength of the machine, enhances the anti-impact ability of the edge, and effectively reduces the probability of damage in case of accidental fall. Officials said that this time also increased the standard of drop testing, the quality is still "just"! 


The two new models of Redmi 8A and 8A are equipped with Type-C interface to support blind plug in front and back. Lu Weibing announced that Redmi has entered the era of 18W fast charging and Typc-C from entry machine to flagship machine. In addition, the excellent sound quality of the previous generation of products has also been inherited. The external amplifier system of Redmi 8A and 8A uses 1217 superlinear loudspeakers and 0.85cc large cavity, which increases the loudness of hands-free calls by 40% and music loudness by 30%. Built-in loudspeaker dust removal function, can be opened for 30 seconds automatic dust removal, fun and practical! 

Redmi with a price of 699, high-quality mobile phones will be pulled to a new low price, do you feel really fragrant?


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