Redmi Note 8 (2021) With MediaTek Helio G85 SoC Unveiled; Pricing, Availability Yet to Be Disclosed


Redmi Word 8 (2021) has been unveiled globally as a tweaked model of the Redmi Word Eight that was launched in 2019. The 2021 mannequin comes with a notched show and is powered by the MediaTek Helio G85 SoC. It carries just about the identical design because the 2019 mannequin however with a distinct SoC. Redmi Word 8 (2021) is obtainable in three color choices and two storage configurations. It sports activities a quad rear digicam setup that’s the identical because the 2019 mannequin.

Redmi Word 8 (2021) worth, availability

Xiaomi has not shared pricing and availability for Redmi Note 8 (2021) but. In a tweet last week, the corporate shared the cellphone is coming quickly and now, although it has revealed the specifications and design, pricing has not been shared. The cellphone might be provided in Moonlight White, Neptune Blue, and House Black colors.

The older Redmi Note 8 variant that was launched in India in October 2019 was priced at Rs. 9,999 for the 4GB + 64GB storage mannequin and Rs. 12,999 for the 6GB + 128GB storage configuration. This time round, Xiaomi is providing solely 4GB RAM with each 64GB and 128GB storage choices.

Redmi Word 8 (2021) specs

The twin-SIM (Nano) Redmi Word 8 (2021) runs MIUI 12.5 based mostly on Android 11. It incorporates a 6.3-inch full-HD+ (1,080×2,340 pixels) Dot Drop show with 409ppi pixel density, 1,500:1 distinction ratio, Corning Gorilla Glass 5 safety, and 500 nits peak brightness. The 2021 mannequin provides barely mode brightness in comparison with the 450 nits within the 2019 mannequin. Underneath the hood, Redmi Word 8 (2021) comes with the MediaTek Helio G85 SoC, 4GB of LPDDR4X RAM, and as much as 128GB of eMMC 5.1 storage. As compared, the Redmi Word Eight from 2019 was powered by the Snapdragon 662 SoC and as much as 6GB of RAM.

By way of optics, Redmi Word 8 (2021) packs the identical quad rear digicam setup together with a 48-megapixel main sensor with an f/1.79 lens, an 8-megapixel sensor with an ultra-wide-angle f/2.2 lens, a 2-megapixel macro shooter with f.2.Four lens, and a 2-megapixel depth sensor with an f/2.Four lens. On the entrance, it comes with a 13-megapixel selfie shooter with f/ aperture.

Connectivity choices on Redmi Word 8 (2021) embrace dual-band Wi-Fi, 4G, Bluetooth v5.2, GPS, 3.5mm headphone jack, and a USB Sort-C port. The 2019 mannequin has Bluetooth v5. Sensors onboard embrace proximity sensor, ambient mild sensor, accelerometer, gyroscope, digital compass, linear motor, and IR Blaster. There’s a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner as effectively. The IR Blaster was lacking from the 2019 mannequin. Xiaomi has saved the identical battery capability at 4,000mAh and 18W charging pace. Redmi Word 8 (2021) measures 158.3×75.3×8.35mm and weighs 190 grams.

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