Xiaomi launched the Redmi 8 in India today. The Redmi 8 is the successor to the Redmi 7 that launched in the country earlier this year. Overall, the Redmi 8 appears to be almost similar to the Redmi 8A that launched in India last month.
The Redmi 8A retails at a starting price of Rs 6,499. As tradition goes the Redmi 8 is slightly expensive than the Redmi 8A.
Redmi 8 mobile starting at Rs 7,999. This is the price of the base model of the Redmi 8 wth 3GB RAM and 32GB internal storage. The top-end model 4GB + 64GB Redmi 8 variant is priced at Rs 8,999. As a special offer for selling 100 million smartphones over the past 5 years, Xiaomi will offer the first 5 million units of the Redmi 8 4GB + 64GB variant at Rs 7,999.
First time in India selling this mobile on Mi.com, Mi Home and Flipkart. This mobile is available in three colors Sapphire Blue, Onyx Black, and Ruby Red.
The phone comes with an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 439 processor paired with up to 4GB RAM and 64GB of internal storage.
The phone comes with an HD+ IPS display with Gorilla Glass 5 protection on top.
The Redmi 8 comes with two cameras on the back panel and single on the front. The selfie camera sits inside the Dot drop notch on the front. The Redmi 8 comes with a main 12MP Sony363 sensor with Dual PD and a secondary 2MP depth sensor.
On the front the Redmi 8 includes 8MP shooter that comes paired with lots of AI — AI portrait mode. The phone also includes FM Radio with built-in antenna.
The Redmi 8 comes packed with a 5000mAh battery with 18W fast charging support.