Redmi 8 launching on October 9, to have dual-camera and large battery

By Xite - October 3, 2019
Xiaomi sister brand Redmi may be preparing to launch the Redmi 8 smartphone on October 9. According to a teaser image shared by Xiaomi India Managing Director on Twitter, the phone is expected to come....

Xiaomi spin-off brand Redmi recently launched Redmi 8A entry-level smartphone in India, and it may expand the Redmi 8 Series smartphone portfolio soon. The company is likely to unveil the Redmi 8 on October 9. Manu Kumar Jain, Xiaomi India Managing Director, has shared an image on Twitter which looks like a teaser of the Redmi 8. Redmi is teasing a dual-rear camera and a big battery on the device.



The image in the tweet shows the number 8 with two vertically-aligned cameras in it. The corresponding text reads ‘Battery, Camera, Action’, which clearly indicates that the phone is likely belong to Redmi 8 series and will have battery and camera as its USPs. Further, the executive also wrote ‘play more’ and ‘store more’, suggesting a powerful chipset and big onboard storage. 

Recently, a Redmi phone with model number M1908C3IC was spotted on TENAA certification website in China. It claimed that this handset is Redmi 8 and feature a 6.26-inch HD+ display with a Dot Notch. The smartphone is rumoured to come equipped with an octa-core processor clocked at 2GHz.

The Redmi 8 is touted to ship with 2GB/3GB RAM with 32GB storage model and 4GB RAM with the 64GB internal storage variant. In the camera department, the phone may sport a 12MP camera with Sony IMX 363 sensor and 5MP secondary sensor. On the front could be an 8MP selfie shooter. It is tipped to house a 4800mAh battery with 18W fast charging support.

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