Taking on its rivals in the budget smartphone sector of Indian market, Chinese phone manufacturer Xiaomi is all set to offer the Redmi Note 8 to the Indian customers again before the year ends.
The Redmi Note 8 is set to go on sale today at 12 pm on Amazon India website, and Mi.com. The smartphone, which was launched with Redmi Note 8 Pro on 16 October, 2019, comes with massive 48MP AI quad-camera array and 4,000 mAH battery. What's more? The smartphone comes with Xiaomi's MIUI 10 but it can be upgraded to the newer version, the MIUI 11.
Redmi Note 8 price in India, offers:
According to Xiaomi's official website, the Redmi Note 8 will be available at a starting price of ₹9,999 for the 4GB RAM and 64GB storage variant. The other variant with 6GB RAM and 128GB storage option is priced at ₹12,999. The smartphone will be available in three colour variants: Neptune Blue, Space Black and Moonlight White.
The sale will go live on Amazon India website and Mi.com simultaneously at 12 noon today.
Just like earlier, the Redmi Note 8 is bundled with offers for the buyers.
The offer includes up to 1,120GB, 4G internet for Airtel prepaid consumers recharging for ₹249 and ₹349 every month.
EMI options are also available for both the variants with 5% instant discount on ICICI Bank credit EMI transactions.
Redmi Note 8 specifications:
One of the biggest highlights of the Redmi Note 8 is the camera. The smartphone houses a 48MP AI Quad camera with portrait, ultra-wide lens, macro lens, LED flash, AI support etc. Apart from that, the selfie camera houses a 13MP camera along with AI portrait mode.
The device, which carries a dual-SIM (Nano) slots, runs on Android 9 Pie with MIUI 10 skin, although it is upgradable to MIUI 11. The 6.3-inch Redmi Note 8 comes with an IPS LCD multi-touch capacitative touchscreen with 2280 x 1080 pixels resolution and is powered by the octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 SoC.
Other features include 128GB internal storage with an expandable external memory of 512GB, 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth v5.0, GPS/ A-GPS, USB Type-C, and a 3.5mm headphone jack.
Xiaomi recently claimed that it sold over 10 million units of the Redmi Note 8 and Redmi Note 8 Pro globally in three months since their formal launch in China back in August. The company also last week announced that it sold more than one million Redmi Note 8 series units in India in a month of its launch.