Redmi Note 8 (2021) is presented worldwide as an updated version of the Redmi Note 8, which launches in 2019. The 2021 model is available with a toothed display and is powered by MediaTek Helio G85 SoC. It carries almost the same design as the 2019 model, but with a different SoC. The Redmi Note 8 (2021) is available in three color options and two storage configurations. It has a quadruple rear camera, which is the same as the 2019 model.
Redmi Note 8 (2021) price, availability
Xiaomi has not shared prices and availability for Redmi Note 8 (2021) more. IN tweet last week, the company said that the phone is coming soon and now, although there is revealed the specifications and design, pricing is not shared. The phone will be available in Moonlight White, Neptune Blue and Space Black.
The older ones Redmi Note 8 the variant, which went on sale in India in October 2019, was on Rs. 9,999 for the 4 GB + 64 GB storage model and Rs. 12,999 for the 6 GB + 128 GB storage configuration. This time, Xiaomi offers only 4 GB of RAM with 64 GB and 128 GB of storage options.
Redmi Note 8 specifications (2021)
The Redmi Note 8 (2021) with dual SIM (Nano) runs MIUI 12.5 based Android 11. It features a 6.3-inch full-HD + (1080×2,340 pixels) Dot Drop display with a pixel density of 409ppi, 1500: 1 contrast, Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection and a peak brightness of 500 nits. The 2021 model offers slightly brighter mode compared to the 450 nits in the 2019. Under the hood, the Redmi Note 8 (2021) comes with a MediaTek Helio G85 SoC, 4GB of LPDDR4X RAM and up to 128GB of eMMC 5.1 storage. By comparison, the 2019 Redmi Note 8 is powered by a Snapdragon 662 SoC and up to 6 GB of RAM.
In terms of optics, the Redmi Note 8 (2021) has the same quad-rear camera setting, including a 48-megapixel primary sensor with f / 1.79 lens, 8-megapixel sensor with ultra-wide-angle f / 2.2 lens, 2-megapixel macro shooting with f.2.4 lens and 2-megapixel depth sensor with f / 2.4 lens. It comes with a 13-megapixel selfie shooter with an aperture of f / 2.0.
Connection options for the Redmi Note 8 (2021) include dual-band Wi-Fi, 4G, Bluetooth v5.2, GPS, a 3.5mm headphone jack and a USB Type-C port. The 2019 model has Bluetooth v5. On-board sensors include a proximity sensor, ambient light sensor, accelerometer, gyroscope, electronic compass, linear motor and IR Blaster. There is also a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner. The IR Blaster was missing from the 2019 model. Xiaomi kept the same battery capacity at 4000 mAh and 18W charging speed. Redmi Note 8 (2021) measures 158.3×75.3×8.35 mm and weighs 190 grams.