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

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Abhishek Lohia

Abhishek Lohia was a Sports and Political Writer working for Newsfolo and is no longer associated with the organization.

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