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Xiaomi Redmi 8: 6.22-inch HD+ display, Snapdragon 439 processor, 5000mAh battery


The Xiaomi Redmi 8 was just made official, and it’s for those who are looking for a capable low-end smartphone.

As the name suggests, the Xiaomi Redmi 8 is the more affordable version of the Redmi Note 8 and Note 8 Pro.


For a starting price of INR7,999 (~Php5,800), you’re already getting a device with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 439 processor octa-core processor, a large 5,000mAh battery, and even a fast 18W charging support with USB Type-C connectivity.

It even has a unique “Aurora Mirror” reflective design on the back, with a dual-camera setup. While on the front it’s protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 5. Although it only has a 6.22-inch HD+ display.


The Xiaomi Redmi 8 is now available in India for a starting price of INR7,999 (~Php5,800) for the 3GB/32GB model, and INR8,999 (~Php6,500) for the 4GB/64GB.

Its official pricing and availability in the Philippines are yet to be announced. In the meantime, you can check out its bigger brothers from the Redmi Note 8 series.

Xiaomi Redmi 8 Specs

  • Android 9 Pie, MIUI 9
  • Dual SIM
  • 6.22-inch HD+ IPS display, 1520 x 720 pixel resolution, ~270ppi
  • 1.95GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 439 octa-core processor
  • 3GB/4GB
  • Adreno 505 GPU
  • 32GB/64GB internal storage, expandable via microSD up to 512GB
  • 8-megapixel front camera, f/2.0
  • 12-megapixel (f/1.8) + 2-megapixel rear cameras, Dual-PD, LED flash
  • Rear-mounted fingerprint scanner, Face unlock
  • 4G LTE
  • WiF 802.11 b/g/n
  • Bluetooth 4.2
  • Wireless FM radio
  • USB Type-C
  • Dimensions: 156.48 x 75.41 x 9.4mm
  • Weight: 188g
  • Colors: Sapphire Blue, Ruby Red, Onyx Black
  • 5,000mAh non-removable battery, 18W fast charging support (10W charger included)

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