Xiaomi to launch Redmi 8 in India. The affordable smartphone goes on sale today at 12PM.
Update: Redmi 8 is launched in India. The 3/32GB variant is available for Rs. 7,999. While the 4/64GB storage variant of Redmi 8 Costs Rs. 8,999. The smartphone will go on sale today 12 Noon on Flipkart & Mi.com
For all the Xiaomi fans, we have great news, the company has announced its next smartphone in India. Redmi 8 launched on 9th October. The budget smartphone is Flipkart exclusive.
Xiaomi has revealed a teaser that promises great features for a budget smartphone. The company recently witnessed record sales with Mi Diwali Sale 2019. This year Xiaomi has been very aggressive with product launches, increasing its presence across all categories.
Now, the time is one more addition to the smartphone lineup with the launch of Redmi 8 in India.
The launch of Redmi 8 comes shortly after the release of its more affordable sibling Redmi 8A in India. Redmi 8 is all set to make its debut on 9th October.
Flipkart has already put a microsite teasing the launch of the upcoming smartphone. Redmi 8 will go on sale on Flipkart and Mi.com before Diwali. The date of the flash sale will be announced at the launch event.
The smartphone is going to be another addition to the competitive under Rs. 10,000 price segment. Redmi 8 will launch in two variants which are expected to be priced around Rs. 8,999 & Rs. 9,999 respectively.
Meanwhile, the price of Redmi 7 was recently splashed, the smartphone is available at Rs. 6,999 for the 2GB/32GB variant. While the 3GB/32GB variant is retailing for Rs. 8,499.
In its teaser, Xiaomi has revealed some of the top features of its upcoming smartphone. Redmi 8 is all set to debut with a dual camera that includes the flagship Sony Sensor.
Also, the smartphone is likely to be equipped with a 5000 mAh battery with support for fast charging. As far as design is concerned Redmi 8A will feature Aura Mirror design. The smartphone is also expected to be splash resistant.
Processor- Qualcomm Snapdragon 439
Front Camera- 8-megapixel
Rear Camera- 12-megapixel + 2-megapixel
Battery Capacity- 5000mAh
OS- Android 9 Pie
Resolution- 720x1520 pixels
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Redmi 8 will also be sold via the flash sale model in India. The availability will be announced on the launch date. We expect the sale to start before Diwali. The smartphone may well roll out during Flipkart Big Diwali Sale.