Xiaomi’s spin-off brand Redmi will soon launch Redmi 8 in China and India. The device will be the successor to the Redmi 7 that was launched in India in April 2019. Ahead of the launch, we at IndiaShopps have got exclusive details regarding the Redmi 8. Our sources revealed to us that the device will launch in China next week and here are the specifications and features:
Redmi 8 Specifications and Features:
The Redmi 8 will be equipped with 12nm Snapdragon 439 SoC which we already saw in the Redmi 8A. The Redmi 7, on the other hand, is equipped with 14nm Snapdragon 632 chipset. The device flaunts a 6.21-inch IPS LCD screen and has a waterdrop notch.
As for the memory, the Redmi 8 comes in 4GB + 64GB storage variant (3GB variant could also be present). There is a dual-camera setup at the rear which has 12MP + 2MP sensors. In the front, you will find an 8MP camera for taking selfies. Just like the Redmi 8A, the Redmi 8 is also powered by a 5000mAh battery that supports 18W fast charging.
Redmi 8 Colors, Launch and Price:
The Redmi 8 will be available in Red, Blue, Green and Black colors in China (same colors are expected to be available in India as well). The price of Redmi 8 is expected to start around CNY 800 in China and is expected to launch in the first week of October in China.
Xiaomi India head, Manu Kumar Jain teased the launch of the device in India as well. Interestingly, a new device with Redmi 8A Pro moniker popped up in the RF exposure page of Xiaomi India’s official website. Details are not known about the device at the time of writing this article. Based on the listing we expect that the Redmi 8A Pro will indeed launch in India soon.