Redmi 8 India launch set for October 9th; here’s what you need to know about the phone

The Redmi 8 India launch date has been announced. The phone had been teased by Manu Jain, during the launch of the Redmi 8A.

Redmi 8 India Launch Date official

The device is already listed on China Telecom in China, and here’s what we know about the phone.

The Redmi 8 is equipped with a 6.21-inches HD+ display with a water-drop notch. The chin bezel is a bit large and sports a Redmi logo. The phone runs on MIUI 10 based on Android 9 Pie. It is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 439 processor, with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of storage.

redmi 8 design

The phone has an 8MP selfie scanner housed in the notch and features dual rear cameras with a 12MP primary sensor and a 2MP secondary lens placed in a vertical bump along with a fingerprint scanner, with an LED Flash above the cameras. The Redmi 8 is backed by a  5000mAh battery which charges over a USB Type-C port. The phone has a 3.5mm headphone jack.

redmi 8 design 2

Redmi 8 India launch date

The Redmi 8 India launch date is set for October 9th. The official teaser reveals that the Redmi 8 supports fast charging.

Redmi 8 specs

Redmi 8 specs

  • Display: 6.21-inches HD+ 1520 × 720 pixels, water-drop notch
  • Operating System: MIUI 10 based on Android 9 Pie
  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 439
  • Memory: 4GB RAM
  • Storage: 64GB storage, up to 256GB microSD
  • Rear Cameras: 12MP + 2MP, LED Flash
  • Selfie Camera: 8MP
  • Battery: 5000mAh, USB Type-C, Fast charging
  • Dimensions: 156.33 × 75.4 × 9.4 mm
  • Weight: 188g
  • Misc: Fingerprint scanner
  • Connectivity: 3.5mm headphone jack
  • Colours: Red, Green, Blue, Carbon Ash

It is unclear whether the Redmi Note 8 could be launched in India, alongside the Redmi 8. That being said, we only have to wait about a week to know the answer to that mystery.

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Ashwin Karthik
Originally a Business Grad, Ashwin is a natural at testing and reviewing apps & games for Windows and Android Apps, as well as flashing ROMs. A proud owner of a Redmi K20, he is also an avid gamer and loves playing on his Computer, PS4 & Nintendo consoles.

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