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    Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 2021

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    Release Date
    25-May-21
    Market Status
    Upcoming
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    • Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 2021 Front
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    • Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 2021 Sides
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    Specs at a Glance
    Battery Capacity
    4000 mAh
    Battery Capacity
    Operating System
    Android v11
    Operating System
    Screen Size
    6.3 inches
    Screen Size
    Variants Available
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    General
    Announced On25-May-21
    Market StatusUpcoming
    BrandXiaomi
    Price StatusExpected
    PriceRs. 11,999
    Design
    Water ResistanceYes, Splash proof
    Weight190 grams
    ColorsNeptune Blue, Moonlight White, Space Black
    Dimensions158.3 x 75.3 x 8.3 mm
    Display
    Screen Size6.3 inches
    Screen TypeIPS LCD
    Screen Resolution1080 x 2340 pixels
    Pixel Density409 ppi
    Aspect Ratio19.5:9
    Screen ProtectionGorilla Glass 5
    Screen to Body Ratio90%
    Screen DesignWaterdrop notch
    Screen QualityFHD+
    Peak Brightness500 nits
    Performance
    GPUMali-G52 MC2
    Operating SystemAndroid v11
    ChipsetMediaTek Helio G85
    CPUOcta core (2 GHz, Dual core, Cortex A75 + 1.8 GHz, Hexa Core, Cortex A55)
    Custom User InterfaceMIUI
    Clock Speed2 GHz
    Architecture64 bit
    Process Technology12 nm
    Memory & Storage
    Phone Variants4GB 64GB
    Expandable StorageYes
    RAM TypeLPDDR4X
    Storage TypeeMMC 5.1
    Expandable Storage CapacityYes, 256 GB
    Front Camera
    Front Video Recording1920x1080 @ 30 fps, 1280x720 @ 30 fps
    Front Camera SetupSingle, 13MP
    Front Camera 1 Resolution13 MP
    Front Camera 1 Typef/2.0 Primary Camera
    Front Aperturef/2.0
    Front FlashYes, Screen flash
    Battery
    Battery Capacity4000 mAh
    Battery RemovableNo
    Battery TypeLi-ion
    Charger TypeFast, 18W
    USB Type-CYes
    Fast ChargingYes
    Miscellaneous Features
    SensorsLight sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope
    Network & Connectivity
    GPSYes A-GPS, Glonass
    BluetoothYes
    FM RadioYes
    3.5mm Audio JackYes
    Bluetooth Typev5.2
    Audio Jack3.5 mm
    Rear Camera
    Rear FlashYes, LED Flash
    Rear Video Recording1920x1080 @ 30 fps, 1280x720 @ 30 fps
    Rear Camera FeaturesDigital Zoom, Auto Flash, Face detection, Touch to focus
    Rear Camera SetupQuad, 48MP + 8MP + 2MP + 2MP
    Rear Camera 1 Resolution48 MP
    Rear Camera 1 Typef/1.79, Wide Angle Primary Camera
    Rear Camera 1 Lens2" sensor size, 0.8 micrometre pixel size
    Rear Camera 2 Resolution8 MP
    Rear Camera 2 Typef/2.2, Wide Angle, Ultra-Wide Angle Camera
    Rear Camera 3 Resolution2 MP
    Rear Camera 3 Typef/2.4, Macro Camera
    Rear Camera 4 Resolution2 MP
    Rear Camera 4 Typef/2.4, Depth Camera
    Rear SensorISOCELL Plus
    Rear Aperturef/1.79
    Network
    Network Support4G
    SIM SizeSIM1: Nano, SIM2: Nano
    Wi-FiYes, Wi-Fi 802.11, b/g/n/n 5GHz
    SIM Slot(s)Dual SIM, GSM+GSM
    eSIMNo
    Wi-Fi FeaturesMobile Hotspot
    VoLTEYes
    SIM 1 Bands4G Bands: TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40), FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 2600(band 7) / 900(band 8) / 700(band 28) / 1900(band 2) / 1700(band 4) / 850(band 5) / 800(band 20), 3G Bands: UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz, 2G Bands: GSM 1800 ...
    SIM 2 Bands4G Bands: TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40), FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 2600(band 7) / 900(band 8) / 700(band 28) / 1900(band 2) / 1700(band 4) / 850(band 5) / 800(band 20), 3G Bands: UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz, 2G Bands: GSM 1800 ...
    Sensors
    Fingerprint ScannerYes
    Fingerprint Scanner PositionRear
    Face UnlockYes

    About the Phone

    Redmi Note 8 2021 specifications are pretty identical to the model that launched in 2019. The phone comes with a 6.3-inch FHD+ display with Gorilla Glass 5 protection. The device is powered by the MediaTek Helio G85 chipset paired with 4GB RAM and up to 128GB internal storage. The new Redmi Note 8 2021 gets the same 48MP quad-camera system as the original model. The handset packs a 4,000mAh battery and supports 18W fast charging.

    Pros 

    • Gorilla Glass 5 protection
    • 4GB RAM + 128GB internal storage
    • MediaTek Helio G85 chipset 
    • 48MP quad-camera system 
    • 22.5W fast charging 

    Cons 

    • Only 4000 mAh battery 
    • No 5G connectivity 
    • No dust and water resistance
    • Normal refresh rate  

    In global markets, Xiaomi has officially announced the Redmi Note 8 2021 version. The Redmi Note 8 2021 is the successor of the Redmi Note 8, which was released in India in 2019. This new special edition is built in the same way as the original Redmi Note 8 and has nearly identical features. The only significant difference is that the Redmi Note 8 2021 edition is powered by the MediaTek Helio G85 processor. Check out all the details of this newly launched device for getting more insights before making any decision. 

    Redmi Note 8 2021 Price in India 

    The 4GB + 64GB storage variant of Redmi Note 8 2021 costs $169 (approximately Rs. 12,200) and the 4GB + 128GB storage variant costs $189 (approximately Rs. 13,700). Moonlight White, Neptune Blue, and Space Black are the three colour options available for the phone. It will be available for purchase through Xiaomi’s official sales channels throughout the world.

    Redmi Note 8 2021 has a flat 6.3-inch display with minimum bezels around the edges. The screen has Gorilla Glass 5 and a waterdrop notch for the selfie camera. Gorilla Glass 5 is also used on the back panel. The Redmi Note 8 2021 is 8.4mm in thickness and weighs 190 grams. The new model’s design and functionality are mostly comparable to those of the old Redmi Note 8. The fingerprint sensor on the back is still visible.

    The latest device Redmi Note 8 2021 packs in a 6.3-inch FHD+ Dot Drop Display that houses a 13MP front camera sensor as well. It has a 409 PPI density, 500 nits brightness and it is covered with a Corning Gorilla Glass 5. The 19.5:9 notch-less display offers an unobstructed view onto the screen that enhances the viewing experience. 

    Redmi Note 8 2021 is equipped with a new high-performance MediaTek Helio G85 processor manufactured using a 12 nm node. It is tagged along with Mali-G52 MP2 GPU, 4GB RAM, and 128GB of internal storage. There’s a dedicated memory card slot to expand the storage.  The new chipset clocked at a whopping 2.0GHz offers a seamless gaming experience thanks to the improved cores. 

    It runs on the latest Android 11-based MIUI 12.5 skin which brings the best features from Google’s Android 11 and Xiaomi’s MIUI 12.5.

    The primary camera on the rear of the Redmi Note 8 2021 is 48 megapixels. An 8-megapixel ultra-wide-angle camera, a 2-megapixel macro sensor, and a 2-megapixel depth camera supplement the primary sensor. A 13-megapixel camera is housed in the waterdrop notch above the screen and is used for selfies and video calls.

    Redmi Note 8 2021  is packed with a 4000 mAh battery which is very less given the overall offerings from other brands in the same price category. Further, it has a powerful 22.5W fast charging tech on board for having a quick refill, you are being provided with a Type-C charging port for connecting the charger. 

    Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 2021 edition comes with a slew of modern features at a cheap price. You’ll be able to play hardcore games on the fly while getting a smooth performance. In addition, the company has included a fantastic set of cameras on both ends, allowing for unique shooting experiences. However, the missing features include a higher refresh rate and a large battery. If this is ok with you, you can go for this device.