Xiaomi launches Redmi 8 with 4GB RAM, 64GB storage at INR 7,999


Xiaomi has launched an upgrade to its popular Redmi series lineup with Redmi 8. Redmi 8 is expected to become the choice for smartphone buyers this season with a compelling price tag of INR 7,999 with 4GB RAM and 64GB ROM in tow.

Besides, Redmi 8 features a 12MP Sony IMX363 dual camera setup, a massive 5000mAh battery, a USB Type-C port with up to 18W fast charging support.

With an objective to provide an all-round experience for today’s youth, Redmi 8 comes with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage. This allows for convenient usage without having to worry about exhausting storage space. 4GB RAM, on the other hand, allows for seamless multitasking — something never quite seen on a smartphone in this segment.

Redmi 8 features a two-day 5000mAh battery, along with support for 18W fast charging (with 10W charger in-box). With an aim of bringing innovation to everyone, Redmi 8 features a USB Type-C port, upgrading from the micro USB port on the Redmi 7. This coupled with the 12nm power-efficient Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 439 ensures upto two days of uninterrupted usage.

Redmi 8 has an AI dual camera setup on the rear, comprising of a 12MP Sony IMX363 primary sensor and a dedicated 2MP depth sensor. The optics are supported by Dual Pixel autofocus to ensure faster focusing. Support for AI scene detection for up to 33 categories makes shooting in different scenarios a cakewalk. On the front, Redmi 8 features an 8MP camera with AI Portrait mode to enable portrait selfies.

Redmi 8 comes with a beautiful Aura Mirror finish making it look extremely beautiful. It comes with a 15.8cm (6.2) high definition IPS LCD. It has a fingerprint sensor placed on the rear for convenient security and also supports AI face unlock.

Redmi 8 comes with Corning® Gorilla® Glass 5 protection, as well as P2i splash proof coating and reinforced corners to protect the device against accidental spills and drops.

The user experience is further enhanced by wireless FM Radio, dual SIM dual VoLTE capabilities. Redmi 8 supports dual SIM usage with a dedicated microSD card slot (2+1 slot) further expanding the storage up to 256GB.