Redmi Note 8

Xiaomi’s Redmi has announced the successor to the Redmi Note 7 in China today. The new Redmi 8 comes with a Snapdragon 665 Processor, similar to the one featured on the Mi A3 Android One smartphone, 48MP Quad rear camera set-up, dew-drop notch style display, and much more.

The Redmi Note 8 comes with a 6.3-inch Full HD+ (2340*1080) LCD display with 19.5:9 aspect ratio, 90% screen-to-body ratio, and Gorilla Glass 5 protection as well as TUV Rheinland eye protection certification. Under the hood, The device is powered by an Octa-core Snapdragon 665 Processor clocked at 2GHz and there is Adreno 610 GPU for the graphics. It comes in three variants – 4+64GB, 6+64GB, and 6+128GB with microSD card support up to 256GB. It is packed with a Xiaomi Redmi Note series standard 4000mAH battery with 18W Quick Charge 4.0 support that is juiced up via a USB Type-C port.

Coming to the camera department, it comes with a Quad rear camera set-up – 48MP+8MP+2MP+2MP, the primary 48MP being a Sony IMX586 sensor with f/1.79 aperture, 6P lens, EIS, PDAF, 4-in-1 pixel binning, an 8MP 120-degree wide-angle lens with 1.12μm lens, a 2MP depth sensor, and a 2MP macro lens(2cms) with f/2.4 aperture. Over at the front, the Redmi Note 8 comes with a 13MP camera with f/2.0 aperture. The fingerprint scanner is embedded in the camera model at the rear. Other features of the device include IR Blaster, improved speaker, Dual SIM, and 3.5mm headphone jack.

Redmi Note 8 Specifications

  • 6.3-inch Full HD+ (2340*1080) IPS display, Gorilla Glass 5 protection
  • 2GHz Octa-core Snapdragon 665 Processor, Adreno 610 GPU
  • 4/6GB RAM
  • 64/128GB storage, microSD card support
  • 48MP(Sony IMX586, f/1.79, 6P lens, EIS, PDAF, 4-in-1 pixel binning) + 8MP (120-degree FoV, 12μm lens) + 2MP(depth) + 2MP(macro lens, 2cms, f/2.4) with LED flash
  • 13MP front-facing camera, f/2.0 aperture
  • Rear Fingerprint Scanner, Face Unlock
  • Android 9.0 Pie, MIUI 10
  • 4000mAH battery, 18W Quick Charge 4.0, USB Type-C port
  • IR Blaster, 3.5mm Audio Jack
  • Dual SIM, 4G VoLTE
  • Splash-proof nano-coating
  • Thickness: 9.3mm & Weight: 198g
  • Colors: Blue, Black, White

Pricing and availability (in China)

  • 4GB RAM + 64GB storage is priced at CNY 999(INR 10,025 approx.)
  • 6GB RAM + 64GB storage is priced at CNY 1199(INR 12,032 approx.)
  • 6GB RAM + 128GB storage is priced at CNY 1399(INR 14,039 approx.)

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