Update - Xiaomi has announced the prices of the phone and has already started rolling, but the availability may vary between markets, as per the company.
- 4GB RAM/64GB storage version - US $ 169 (Rs. 12,305 approx.)
- 4GB RAM/128GB storage version - US $189 (Rs. 13,760 approx.)
Earlier - Xiaomi has launched its new mid-range smartphone the Redmi Note 8 2021 in the Global Market after teasing. The has a 6.3-inch Full HD+ LCD screen with Corning Gorilla Glass 5 Protection and has a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner. It runs on the MediaTek Helio G85 12nm processor with 4GB of RAM, up to 128GB storage, and works on the MIUI 12.5 based on Android 11.
It has a quad rear camera setup where a 48-megapixel primary camera along with an 8-megapixel ultra-wide-angle lens, 2-megapixel macro lens, and a 2-megapixel depth sensor. The front side has a 13-megapixel front-facing camera. It is powered by a 4000mAh battery that supports 18W fast charging but comes with a 22.5W fast charger in the box.
Redmi Note 8 (2021) Specifications -
|Display||6.3-inch (2340 × 1080 pixels) Full HD+ display with 500nit (typ) brightness, Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection|
|Processor||Octa-Core MediaTek Helio G85 12nm processor (Dual 2GHz Cortex-A75 + Hexa 2GHz 6x Cortex-A55 CPUs) with up to 1000MHz ARM Mali-G52 2EEMC2 GPU|
|RAM/Storage||4GB LPPDDR4x RAM with 64GB / 128GB (eMMC 5.1) storage, expandable memory up to 256GB with microSD|
|OS/UI||Android 11 with MIUI 12.5|
|SIM||Dual SIM (nano + nano + microSD)|
|Rear Cameras||48MP rear cameras with Samsung GM1 sensor, f/1.79 aperture, PDAF, EIS, 0.8μm pixel size, LED flash, EIS, 8MP 118° ultra-wide-angle lens with f/2.2 aperture, 2MP macro lens, and 2MP depth sensor with f/2.4 aperture|
|Front Camera||13MP front camera with f/2.0 aperture|
|Features||Fingerprint sensor, IR sensor, 3.5mm audio jack, 1217 super linear speakers, FM Radio, Splash resistant (P2i coating)|
|Dimensions||158.3 × 75.3 × 8.35 mm|
|Connectivity||Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz + 5GHz), Bluetooth 5.2, GPS + GLONASS, USB Type-C|
|Battery/Charger||4000mAh (typical) battery with 18W fast charging|
The Redmi Note 8 2021 comes in Neptune Blue, Moonlight White, and Space Black colors. The phone will be available on mi.com global site, but the pricing didn't announce yet. As per the Earlier rumors, revealed that the phone will be launch in Europe and the Russian markets.