Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Smartphone Price Increased in India

Xiaomi launched the Redmi Note 8 in the Indian market last year with a starting price tag of INR 9,999. As per the official website of Mi India, the brand has increased the base price of the smartphone by INR 500. It now comes priced at INR 10,499 for the 4GB RAM and 64GB internal storage variant. There is no significant reason available for this price hike. In comparison, the price for the 6GB+128GB variant remains the same and it continues to be priced at INR 12,999.

The smartphone comes with a 6.39-inch Full HD+ LCD screen with 90% screen-to-body ratio. It is powered by a Snapdragon 665 processor with 11nm chipset. For optics, the smartphone has a quad rear camera setup. It has a 48MP primary rear camera with 4-in-1 pixel binning for low light shots, an 8MP 120-degree ultra-wide-angle lens, a 2MP depth sensor, and a 2MP sensor for 2cm macro shots. The 64GB internal storage model of the smartphone will now be available only on prepaid orders.

Redmi Note 8 Specs

  • 6.39-inch (2340 ×1080 pixels) Full HD+ 19:5:9
  • 2.5D curved glass LCD screen, 450 nit brightness
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection
  • Octa-Core Snapdragon 665 11nm Mobile Platform
  • Quad 2GHz Kryo 260 + Quad 1.8GHz Kryo 260 CPUs
  • Adreno 610 GPU
  • 4GB LPDDR4x RAM with 64GB (UFS 2.1) storage
  • 6GB LPDDR4x RAM with 64GB/128GB (UFS 2.1) storage
  • Expandable memory up to 512GB with microSD
  • Dual SIM (nano + nano + microSD)
  • Android 9.0 (Pie) with MIUI 10
  • 48MP rear camera with LED Flash, f/1.79 aperture, Samsung ISOCELL GM2 sensor, PDAF, EIS
  • 8MP 120° ultra-wide-angle lens with 1.12μm pixel size
  • 2MP depth sensor
  • 2MP camera for 2cm macro with 1.75μm pixel size, f/2.4 aperture
  • 13MP front-facing camera with f/2.0 aperture
  • Dimensions: 158.3 x 75.3×8.35mm
  • Weight: 190 grams
  • Fingerprint sensor, IR sensor
  • 3.5mm audio jack, Smart PA, FM Radio
  • Splash-proof (P2i nano-coating)
  • Dual 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11ac (2.4GHz + 5GHz)
  • Bluetooth 5, GPS/ GLONASS/ Beidou, USB Type-C
  • 4000mAh (typical) / 3900mAh (minimum) battery with 18W fast charging
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