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[Other] Why type-C USB in Redmi 8A matters to you as a user?

2019-10-09 13:57:42
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Hello Mi fans,

Xiaomi India has launched the successor of the bestselling "A" series which is the #DumdaarRedmi8A. The Dumdaar display is having a massive 6.22" screen with Dot Notch Display protected by gorilla glass 5. The Redmi 8A  splash-proof P2i coating which is resistant to dust and accidental water spills. The device is powered by a whopping 5000Mah battery. You might be thinking it might take longer for it to charge. But Redmi 8A has got the type C port along with fast charging support for up to 18W. Surprisingly, a budget segment Device has type C port, which no other smartphone brands offer in this price range or even higher price range. Today let's see why Type C-USB matters to users with the Redmi 8A.

Reversible Connector:
There is no up and down orientations so you can plug in either direction thus prevents the unintended damage to the charging port.

Fast charging:
Type C- USB enables data to transfer faster and flow of energy which helps in device getting charged faster compared to predecessor micro USB. As the device supports Qualcomm Quick charge 3.0 it charges the device at 18W rate of speed here Type C helps a lot to attain the high current flow.

Type C audio output:
If you have any Type C earphones you can use it with this device.

Universal charging port:
As most of the device which is launched nowadays comes with Type C so that became common and universal now with every device. To fulfill that Type C is used in the Redmi 8A.

Accessory support:
It has high compatibility of external accessory devices like a mouse, keyboard and many more devices.

Reverse Charging:
Type C has a unique feature in which you can reverse charge another device by connecting with the device using appropriate cables or connectors. The power will be discharged and another device will be charged. It will be helpful at circumstances your Bluetooth earphone runs out of juice.

Faster data transfer:
USB Type-C supports the 3.1 USB standards, So you can transfer the data faster between your device to PC or Via the OTG storage devices.

Are you impressed with this feature on the #DumdaarRedmi8A?
Share your views and opinion down below in the comment section


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Master Bunny

Sameer Wanchoo | from Redmi 5


matter explained simply lucid
2019-10-09 14:19:14

Pro Bunny

pragyan52yadav | from Redmi Note 4


well I can put my phone to charging while I am asleep too
2019-10-09 14:23:37

Master Bunny

Hiren_trivedi | from Redmi K20 Pro


well explained
2019-10-09 14:26:52

Grandmaster Bunny

1673897418 | from Redmi 3S


thanks for sharing your thoughts
2019-10-09 14:27:28

Semi Pro Bunny

Punit Goyal | from Redmi Note 4


For charging function it's good.
2019-10-09 14:31:29

Master Bunny

GTH_1986 | from Redmi 7


Thanks for sharing the details
2019-10-09 14:31:52

Master Bunny

Calvin Khing | from Redmi Note 3


2019-10-09 14:35:29

Grandmaster Bunny

Abidali | from Redmi Note 6 Pro


Calvin Khing

Thanks for sharing
2019-10-09 14:37:58

Grandmaster Bunny

VaSu Gupta | from MI MAX 2


awesome thread
2019-10-09 14:39:46
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1706331965 | from Redmi Note 4


Thanks for the information....
2019-10-09 14:42:50
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