Redmi 8A Vs Vivo Y90: Which Budget Smartphone You Should Buy? (Photo Credit: File Photo)
Redmi 8A Dual, the company's latest affordable phone, has finally gone official in India. The key features on Redmi 8A Dual include a 6.22-inch HD+ display, dual rear camera setup, and a 5,000mAh battery, among others. In the Indian market, Redmi 8A Dual is up against Vivo Y90. News Nation brings you the comparison between Redmi 8A Dual and Vivo Y90 on the basis of specifications, features, and price.
Redmi 8A Dual sports a 6.22-inch HD+ (720x1520 pixels) display with a Dot Notch design and Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection. There is also a 19:9 aspect ratio. The smartphone supports dual-SIM technology and runs Android 9 Pie with MIUI 11 on top. Redmi 8A Dual is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 439 SoC, paired with up to 3GB of RAM. The Redmi 8A Dual has 32GB of onboard storage that is expandable via microSD card (up to 512GB) through a dedicated slot.
On the imaging front, the smartphone comes equipped with the dual rear camera setup that houses a 13-megapixel primary shooter and a 2-megapixel depth sensor. On the front, there is an 8-megapixel selfie camera. Interestingly, the frontal sensor supports AI Selfie Portrait and AI Face unlock.
Connectivity options on Redmi 8A Dual include 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS/ A-GPS, USB Type-C, and a 3.5mm headphone jack. On the other hand, sensors onboard include an accelerometer, ambient light, magnetometer, and a proximity sensor. The smartphone also comes with wireless FM radio support.
The phone packs a 5,000mAh battery that supports 18W fast charging and reverse charging. The device measures 156.48x75.41x9.4mm and weighs 188 grams.
The price for the 2GB RAM + 32GB storage variant of Redmi 8A Dual in India has been set at Rs 6,499. On the other hand, the 3GB RAM + 32GB storage option of Redmi 8A Dual costs Rs 6,999. The smartphone comes in Midnight Grey, Sea Blue, and Sky White colour options.
Vivo Y90 measures 55.11x75.09x8.28mm and weighs 163.5 grams. It features a 6.22-inch HD+ (720x1520 pixels) screen with 88.6 percent screen-to-body ratio. Vivo Y90 runs on Android 8.1 Oreo with Funtouch OS 4.5.
The dual-SIM (Nano) Vivo Y90 is powered by quad-core MediaTek Helio A22 SoC, coupled with 2GB of RAM. The smartphone offer 16GB of onboard storage with a microSD card slot (up to 256GB). It packs a 4030mAh battery.
On the imagining front, the device sports an 8-megapixel rear camera with f/2.0 aperture and a 5-megapixel selfie camera with f/1.8 aperture. The camera features include Face Beauty, Professional, Palm Capture, Voice Control, Flash, Video, Time-Lapse, Slow, Time Watermark, Model Watermark, Face Beauty, Palm Capture, Voice Control, Selfie Lighting, Video and Time Watermark.
Interestingly, the cheapest smartphone in Vivo’s Y series also offer face unlock support. Connectivity options include 4G LTE support, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS and FM Radio. The smartphone also features support for USB-OTG, a 3.5mm audio jack, and Micro-USB 2.0 port. The price of Vivo Y90 has been set at Rs 6,990 and is offered in Black and Gold colour options.