Redmi 8 to go on sale from today: Where to buy, specifications

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Redmi 8 to go on sale from today: Where to buy, specifications
Redmi 8 to go on sale from today: Where to buy, specifications

New Delhi : Xiaomi's entry-level smartphone Redmi 8 will again go on sale from today (Thursday) on Flipkart, Mi.com, and Mi Home Stores across the country.

The Mi Redmi 8 runs on a decent Snapdragon 439 SoC and features dual rear cameras - 12-megapixel main snapper that employs the Sony IMX363 sensor. The phone has been fitted with a 5,000mAh battery that supports 18W fast charging, which is quite impressive for a phone in this price bracket.

Price and offers for Redmi 8

The company has priced the phone at an attractive tag of Rs 7999 for the 3GB RAM + 32GB storage variant, while the 4GB RAM + 64GB storage option carries a price tag of Rs. 8,999. The company had announced that it will be selling the 4GB variant for the price of 3GB variant till it sells five million units, and device is still available at the discounted rate on Xiaomi's website.

The Redmi 8 comes in Onyx Black, Ruby Red, and Sapphire Blue colour options. Sale offers on the phone include 10 percent instant discount on purchases made using HDFC Bank debit cards on Mi.com. Flipkart, on the other hand, will offer no-cost EMI and 5 percent unlimited cashback for Flipkart Axis Bank credit card holders. The phone's sale will kick off at 12pm (noon) in India.

Specifications Redmi 8

The dual-SIM (Nano) Redmi 8 boots Android 9 Pie with MIUI 10 on top and features a 6.22-inch HD+ display with Corning Gorilla Glass 5 on top for protection.

Connectivity options on the phone include 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi, GPS/ A-GPS, infrared, wireless FM radio, 3.5mm headphone jack, and a USB Type-C port.

It also has a fingerprint scanner for enhanced security.