Redmi 8 smartphone confirmed to launch in India on 9th October

Just days after launching the Redmi 8A smartphone in the Indian market, Xiaomi has today confirmed that the Redmi 8 will get launched in India on 9th October. The company is highlighting the battery and camera related features.

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The smartphone was earlier spotted on TENAA with model number M1908C3IC, which revealed its specifications. The device is expected to feature a 6.26-inch HD+ Dot Notch screen. Currently, it’s not known which chipset will power the phone.

As for the cameras, it will feature a 12-megapixel rear camera, which could be the same Sony IMX363 sensor, 1.4μm pixel size, f/1.9 aperture sensor Dual PD auto focus as featured in the Redmi 8A, along with a 5-megapixel depth sensor.

The device is also expected to have a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor. It is said that the phone will be packed with a 5000 mAh battery and will come with support for 18W fast charging technology.

Coming to the pricing, the Redmi 7 was launched in India with a starting price of ₹7,999. So, we expect the upcoming Redmi 8 smartphone to carry similar pricing. To know for sure, we’ll have to wait for a week or so until the launch event takes place.

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