Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Launched in India Starting at ₹9,999. [Update: Cosmic Purple Color Variant Launched]

Update: 29th November 2019 – Initially, Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 was made available in three color options – Space Black, Neptune Blue, & Moonlight White. Now, the brand has launched a Cosmic Purple color variant of Redmi Note 8 in India. It will be available for the first time via Mi.com, Amazon.in and Mi Home at 12 noon, 29th November 2019. The 4GB/64GB priced at ₹9,999 and the 6GB/128GB at ₹12,999. Apart from the color, there are no changes in the pricing as well as technical specifications.

Redmi Note 8 Purple
Redmi Note 8 Purple

Earlier: 16th October 2019 – Just after launching the entry-level Xiaomi A-series, Xiaomi expands its popular Redmi Note line with the launch of Redmi Note 8 in India. It is the successor of last year’s Redmi Note 7 sports a with a 6.3-inch Full HD+ display with dewdrop-styled Notch and powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 Mobile Platform with a non-removable 4,000mAh battery that supports 18W fast charging. It is offered in two RAM/Storage configurations – 4GB/64GB and 6GB/128GB.

Redmi Note 8 Black
Redmi Note 8 Black

For photography, Redmi Note 8 equipped with a Quad camera setup that includes a 48MP primary sensor positioned vertically with an 8MP Ultra-wide camera, a 2MP depth sensor and also a 2MP macro sensor. The front camera has a 13MP sensor housed in the v-shaped display notch. For security, this device supports Face Unlock and also equipped with a fingerprint scanner on the rear side.

Redmi Note 8 Features

  • 90% Screen-to-body Ratio
  • New Aura Fluid Design – 2.5D reflective glass back
  • Corning Gorilla Glass on both sides
  • TÜV Rheinland certified
  • Splash-proof (P2i nano-coating)
  • Supports 4K UHD Video recording and EIS
  • Night mode for better low-light photography
  • AI Distortion correction to prevent curving around edges
  • Intelligent scene recognition – Automatically reminds you to activate the ultra-wide-angle mode
  • Dual VoLTE – Make HD quality voice calls using both slots
  • Dedicated 2MP macro lens for macro photography
  • Adjustable background blur, Panorama Selfie
  • Palm shutter – Capture selfies with just a hand gesture
  • Smart PA amplifier for a better audio experience
  • High-volume earpiece for clear phone calls
  • 0.93cc-equivalent sound chamber for powerful bass
  • IR Remote Control – Control compatible home appliances with Redmi Note 8
Redmi Note 8 Colors
Redmi Note 8 Colors

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 comes in three colors – Space Black, Neptune Blue, & Moonlight White and available to buy on Amazon.in and Mi.com starting 21st October 2019. The 4GB/64GB variant is priced at ₹9,999 and the 6GB/128GB at ₹12,999.


Redmi Note 8 Full Specifications

  • 6.3-inch IPS Display, 2280×1080 Pixels, 403 PPI
  • 19.5:9 Aspect Ratio, Dot Notch Display
  • Fingerprint Scanner, Corning Gorilla Glass 5
  • Snapdragon 665 Mobile Platform, Octa-core, Adreno 610 GPU
  • RAM/Storage – 4GB/64GB, 6GB/128GB
  • Dedicated MicroSD Slot (upto 256GB)
  • Android 9 Pie with MIUI 10
  • Quad Rear Cameras, 48MP ƒ/1.79, Sony IMX586 + 8MP 120˚ Wide-angle Lens, 2MP Depth + 2MP f/2.4 Macro, PDAF, EIS,LED Flash
  • 13MP Front Camera, f/2.0, 1.12μm
  • Video – 4k@30fps, 1080p@30/60fps, 720p@120/240fps, 720p Macro
  • 4,000mAh Battery, 18W Charging
  • Dual SIM, 2G/3G/4G, Dual VoLTE
  • Bluetooth 5.0, WiFi a/b/g/n/ac (2.4GHz & 5GHz)
  • GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS, Beidou
  • USB Type-C Port, 3.5mm Audio Jack
  • Smart PA, Single Speaker, Dual Microphones
  • Sensors – Ambient Light, Proximity, E-Compass, Accelerometer, Gyro
  • Dimensions – 158.3 x 75.30 x 8.35 mm
  • Weight – 188g
  • In the Box – Handset, Case, 18W Power Adapter, USB Type-C Cable, SIM Ejector, Manual

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