Xiaomi Redmi 8 with 6.22-inch Display, Dual Rear Cameras, 5000mAh Battery Launched at ₹7,999

A few days after announcing the entry-level Redmi 8A, Xiaomi launches Redmi 8, the successor of last year’s Redmi 7 in India. It’s a camera-centric smartphone that comes with a 6.22-inch HD+ display with a waterdrop styled notch and powered by the Snapdragon 439 octa-core Mobile Platform with 5,000mAh battery that supports 18W fast charging. For your information, Xiaomi is bundling a 10W charger inside the box and you’ll have to buy an 18W charger (available at Mi.com at ₹349) in case if you want faster charging.

Redmi 8 Blue
Redmi 8 Blue

For photography, the Xiaomi Redmi 8 gets a dual-camera setup on the rear side which includes a Sony-made 12MP IMX36 sensor aligned vertically with a 2MP depth sensor. Over to front, this device has an 8MP camera housed inside the display notch and supports various AI modes. Alongside Face Unlock, Redmi 8 also equipped with a fingerprint scanner which is placed just below the dual-camera module. It is available in two configurations – 3GB RAM with 32GB storage and 4GB RAM with 64GB Storage.

Redmi 8 Features

  • All-new Aura Mirror design – Textured patterns for easy grip
  • Sunlight mode, Night mode, Reading mode
  • AI Portrait mode, AI Face Unlock
  • AI Scene detection – 33 categories, 6 India-specific
  • Preloaded Google Lens
  • 5,000mAh battery with USB Type-C
  • AI battery optimization – Smart task allocation, Power-saving modes
  • Splash-proof – P2i nano-coating
  • IR Blaster – Control compatible home appliances using Redmi 8
  • Wireless FM Radio, Dual Apps
  • Stainless Steel fingerprint ring
  • Free Clear Case inside the box
Redmi 8 Colors
Redmi 8 Colors

The Redmi 8 is offered in four colors – Emarald Green, Onyx Black, Sapphire Blue, and Ruby Red and will be available to buy via Flipkart and Mi.com starting 17th September 2019 at 11:59 PM. The 3GB/32GB variant is priced at ₹7,999 and the 4GB/64GB at ₹8,999. As a limited time offer, the 4GB/64GB variant of Redmi 8 will be available at an introductory price if ₹7,999 for the first 5 million units. Emarald Green variant of Redmi 8 variant may be available at a later date.

Redmi 8A Flipkart

Xiaomi Redmi 8 Specifications

Display6.22-inch IPS
HD+
1520×720 Pixels
Dot Notch
19:9 Aspect Ratio
Gorilla Glass 5
270 PPI
ProcessorSnapdragon 439
Up to 1.95GHz
Octa-core
Adreno 505 GPU
RAM3GB
4GB
LPDDR3
Storage32GB
64GB
eMMC v5.1
MicroSDDedicated Slot
Up to 512GB
OSAndroid 9 Pie
MIUI 10
Rear
Camera
Dual Cameras
12MP f/1.8
Sony IMX363
1.4μm Large Pixel
Dual PD AF
2MP Depth Sensor
LED Flash
Front
Camera
8MP f/2.0
1.12µm Pixel
Battery5,000mAh Li-poly
Non-removable
18W Fast Charging
SIM TypeDual SIM
Nano+Nano
Connectivity2G/3G/4G
Dual VoLTE
USB OTG
GPS, GLONASS, Beidou
Bluetooth 4.2
WiFi b/g/n (2.4GHz)
PortsUSB Type-C
3.5mm Audio Jack
SensorsAcceleration
Proximity
Ambient Light
E-Compass
Dimensions156.48 × 75.41 × 9.4mm
Weight188g
SAR ValueHead – 0.339 W/kg
Body – 1.000 W/kg
In the BoxHandset
USB Type-C Cable
5V/2A Adapter
Manuals
SIM Ejector
Clear Case
Satwikhttps://gizarena.com
I run gizarena.com. A full-time Tech Blogger, WP Developer, SEO Analyst, and of course a Tech enthusiast. MacBook Pro is my blogging tool and when it comes to smartphone Stock Android is my preferred choice.
Satwikhttps://gizarena.com
I run gizarena.com. A full-time Tech Blogger, WP Developer, SEO Analyst, and of course a Tech enthusiast. MacBook Pro is my blogging tool and when it comes to smartphone Stock Android is my preferred choice.

2 COMMENTS

  1. Why don’t redmi have an exchange facility? It is awful to beat the upcoming better new versions of its smartphone. I am a redmi lover and now using redmi 5 (which has still no defect), willing to exchange it with some new models like this redmi 8.

    • Hi, Thanks for the message.

      Check out the link for Mi Smartphone Exchange Service.

      -> Evaluate your old device using the link mentioned above
      -> Get exchange coupon
      -> Place an order for the new phone
      -> Handover your old phone for a new smartphone at the time of delivery

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