Xiaomi Redmi 8; Full Specifications and Price in India

Xiaomi Redmi 8; Full Specifications and Price in India
Written by Abhishek Lohia

Mobile company Xiaomi on Thursday announced a group of new products at its annual event in China. The highlight of the event is Xioami’s latest flagship smartphone Mi 8. As rumored previously, Xiaomi Mi 8 comes with top-of-the-line specifications such as Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 845 processor and 6GB/8GB of RAM. Xiaomi Mi 8 comes with an Infrared sensor that enables Face Unlock in the dark. Which enables users to camouflage the notch through a toggle button under the Settings. Xiaomi has also introduced a special edition of Mi 8 with Explore Edition moniker, comes with an on-screen fingerprint sensor, and a transparent glass back panel. Earlier this week Vivo launched X21 with an in-screen fingerprint sensor in India. Xiaomi, however, claims its in-screen sensor is faster than Vivo X21’s.

Xiaomi Mi 8 has a 6.21-inch full-screen display with Samsung AMOLED panel, full HD+ 2248 x 1080 pixels resolution, 88.5% screen-to-body ratio, and 600nit brightness. In the camera department, Xiaomi Mi 8 sports 12MP + 12MP dual-rear cameras with AI integration. On the front, the smartphone has a 20-megapixel sensor with f/2.0 aperture and AI Beautify. Another feature of Xiaomi Mi 8 is the dual-frequency GPS technology which makes its navigation faster by eliminating (RI) radio interference from buildings. The phone is available in 6GB+64GB, 6GB+ 128GB, and one with 256GB storage variants. The base model is priced at Rs 28,000 in India.

Mi 8 Full Specifications and Price

LAUNCH Announced Date 2018, May
Current Status Exp. release 1st Week of June 2018
BODY Dimensions 147.3 x 73.1 x 7.5 mm (5.80 x 2.88 x 0.30 in)
Weight 164 g (5.78 oz)
SIM Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
DISPLAY Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 5.88 inches, 87.6 cm2 (~81.3% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1080 x 2244 pixels, 18.7:9 ratio (~423 ppi density)
Multitouch Yes
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass (unspecified version)
HDR10 display
PLATFORM OS Android 8.1 (Oreo)
Chipset Qualcomm SDM710 Snapdragon 710
CPU Octa-core 8×2.2 GHz Kryo 360
GPU Adreno 616
MEMORY Card slot No
Internal 64 GB, 4/6 GB RAM
CAMERA Primary Dual: 12 MP (f/1.9, 1.4µm, dual-pixel PDAF) + 5 MP (f/2.0, 1.12µm), dual pixel phase detection autofocus, LED flash
Features Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, panorama
Video [email protected], [email protected]/120fps
Secondary 20 MP (f/2.0, 2.0µm), 1080p
SOUND Alert types Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm jack No
Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
Type-C to 3.5 mm headphone jack adapter
COMMS WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE
Infrared port Yes
Radio No
USB Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
FEATURES Sensors Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
Messaging SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email, IM
Browser HTML5
  Fast battery charging (Quick Charge 3.0)
MP4/DivX/XviD/WMV/H.265 player
MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FLAC player
Photo/video editor
Document viewer
BATTERY Non-removable Li-Po 3120 mAh battery
MISC Colors Gray, Blue, Red, Gold

About the author

Abhishek Lohia

Abhishek Lohia is a Sports and Political Writer at Newsfolo. He has been working as a Journalist for 2 years and has previously worked at Sportsflu, Sportscafe, and some other Digital Channels. He covers the ruling BJP Government, civic bodies, and Indian politics. He also covers latest Sports News and Live Coverage. He is a graduate in Electrical Engineering from IPEC College, Sahibabad. He can be reached at; [email protected], you can also follow him on twitter @chiraglohia2

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