Xiaomi Redmi 8

Updated: 9th August 2021
Xiaomi Redmi 8
  • Display

    6.22 inches
  • Processor

    Snapdragon 439
  • Ram

    4 GB
  • Storage

    64 GB
  • Front Camera

    8 MP (f/2.0) Camera
  • Primary Camera

    12 MP (f/1.8) + 2 MP Dual Camera with LED Flash
  • Battery

    Non Removable Li-Po 5000 mAh battery

Expert Score

A budget-friendly phone to meet all your needs.


  • Attractive design with great quality.
  • Huge battery backup for longer use.
  • Dual rear cameras.


  • Camera performance could be better.
  • Overall performance of the phone could have been made better.

Redmi 8 has a great selfie camera, massive battery support, and its sleek and stylish display makes it a great product for everyone to opt for. It is one of the best products if you are an entertainment seeker, gamer, traveller, or individual who needs high-end personal devices. Redmi 8 is sure to be made for you all. Additionally, Redmi 8 is high in quality and is made by considering all the minute details and no rough edges anywhere. 

Xiaomi Redmi 8 price in india starts from 8,039. This Mobile is a decent phone with Snapdragon 439 Processor, 3 GB of RAM, and 32 GB of Storage.

Design and Display

Xiaomi Redmi 8 has a screen size of 6.22 inches and weights approximately 190 g . This mobiles runs on Android OS, v9.0 (Pie) and has decent resolution of 720 x 1520 pixels.


Xiaomi Redmi 8 runs on Snapdragon 439 Processor and it has Octa Core (Quad 1.95GHz + Quad 1.45GHz) Cortex A53 CPU and Adreno 505 GPU.


In terms of camera, this model comes up with rear camera of 12 MP (f/1.8) + 2 MP Dual Camera with LED Flash and front camera of 8 MP (f/2.0) Camera . Other camera features include Geo Tagging, HDR, Portrait, Panorama.

Network and connectivity

In connectivity, this model includes Fingerprint Sensor. Different network support available for the 2g: GSM 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz , 3g: HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 MHz , 4g: Dual VoLTE .

Other Features

Sensors included in Xiaomi Redmi 8 are: Fingerprint sensor, Accelerometer, Proximity, Compass . This phone also comes up with some interesting feature such as 18W Quick Charging, P2i Water resistant.

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Xiaomi Redmi 8 Detailed Review

Display and Design

Redmi 8 display comes with a massive screen size of 15.8 cm with Dot Notch Design. The high definition and LCD display of the phone provide a better picture quality and an improved viewing experience. The HD+ resolution of the device makes the colours look sharp, and also the contrasting view on the phone is good. The phone presents a stunning Aura mirror design that gives Redmi 8 a premium look. Additionally, the nano-coating makes the device safe from accidental falls and is also splash-proof. 

Redmi 8 is available in three colours—Sapphire Blue, Ruby Red, and Onyx Black. The phone’s back has a glossy finish and is curved at the edges. The cameras and the fingerprint sensor are included with the base of the phone to avoid the protruding effect when kept flat on the table. The location of the fingerprint scanner is perfect, and is easier to reach out to unlock the phone. The phone comes with Gorilla Glass 5, which makes it easier for daily use.


Considering the price range and the display features provided Redmi 8 is one of the great purchase options for the buyer looking out for a budgetfriendly phone


The phone has a dual camera with a 12 MP AI dual camera that includes a 2 MP depth sensor and is equipped with features such as dual AI portrait mode and AI scene detection. That helps to click the photos with impressive details. The phone also boasts an 8 MP selfie camera with an AI self-portrait mode to capture flawless selfies. Additionally, the phone has an AI face unlock function that helps to unlock the phone at a glance. 


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The photos clicked by the Redmi 8 camera are quite natural when clicked in the daylight, and the overall photo comes out to be pretty good. The rear camera comes with autofocus mode, which helps to click great pictures. The selfie camera of the phone allows you to take portrait shots and be ready to upload stunning pictures on the social media platform every time you click.


The 12 MP AI dual rear camera improves the skin tone mapping and the edge detection feature allows capturing incredible pictures


Redmi 8 battery is a 5000 mAh high-capacity battery that helps to do more anything and everything. The massive battery backup helps you to take pictures, play more games, view more videos, and browse more content without worrying about charging the phone often. Even if the battery of the phone is drained out, you can easily charge your phone with the use of a Type C port that supports an 18W fast charge. 

On a single charge, the battery of the phone tentatively lasts for around 24 hours with heavy usage, including playing games, watching videos, and using the camera to capture and record various photos and videos. 


With a moderate usage of the phone, the battery of the phone can last for around one and a half days, and you can easily stretch the battery for two days with lighter usage of the phone. To charge the phone from 0% to 50%, it takes around 35 minutes. Thus, if you travel often, an 18W charger would surely help you to be reachable all the time.


Redmi 8 has a pretty good battery of 5000 mAh with an 18W charging support that helps you to be available and reachable all the time


Redmi 8 is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 439 Octa-core processor that helps you to switch between different tasks and apps easily. The phone comes in two variants, namely 3 GB RAM and 4 GB RAM versions. The software used in Redmi 8 gives you the same experience as its predecessors. The phone uses MIUI 10 or Android Pie that gives you scope to browse between layouts, customise the home screen, and support themes in order to make the phone personalised. 

The phone comes with some preloaded apps without the consent of the customers that take up a large space. The phone comes with a 2+1 sim card slot along with a dedicated micro SD slot to expand the memory. Thus, considering the performance of the phone is a great phone for regular usage.



Qualcomm Snapdragon 439 processor of the device enables you to handle multiple tasks at a single time and easily switch between tasks and apps

A budget-friendly phone to meet all your needs.

  • Control of other devices becomes easy

    Redmi 8 is equipped with an IR blaster, which enables you to control all your smart devices with just a single tap on the smartphone.

  • Powerful speakers to enjoy listening

    You can enjoy music and listen to songs anywhere and anytime as the phone has powerful speakers with wireless FM radio.

  • Easily scans and translates

    Redmi 8 comes with Google Lens that easily scans and translates your documents into your preferred language.

Xiaomi Redmi 8 Price in India

Xiaomi Redmi 8 (32GB ROM / 3GB RAM)7,999 3 GB
Xiaomi Redmi 8 (64GB ROM / 4GB RAM)9,891 4 GB

Xiaomi Redmi 8 Specifications


Colours Blue, Red, Green, Black
Custom UI MIUI 10
Device type Phablet
Operating System Android OS, v9.0 (Pie)
Sim Dual Sim
Status Available in India


Height 156.3
Thickness9.4 mm
Weight 190 g


Form Factor Touch
Screen resolution 720 x 1520 pixels
Screen size 6.22 inches
Technology IPS (Corning Gorilla Glass 5)
Touchscreen Capacitive Touchscreen


Call Records Unlimited
Card Slot microSD Card
Chipset Snapdragon 439
CPU Octa Core (Quad 1.95GHz + Quad 1.45GHz) Cortex A53
External Storage Up to 512 GB
GPU Adreno 505
Messaging SMS, MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM, RSS
Phonebook Unlimited


Internal Storage64 GB


Camera Features Geo Tagging, HDR, Portrait, Panorama
Front Camera 8 MP (f/2.0) Camera
Primary camera 12 MP (f/1.8) + 2 MP Dual Camera with LED Flash
Video Recording 1080p@30fps


Audio Jack 3.5mm Audio Jack
Audio Player MP3, WAV, eAAC+
FM Radio Yes, Wireless Radio
Games Yes
Speakers Yes
Video Player MP4, H.264, H.263


Type Non Removable Li-Po 5000 mAh battery


Bluetooth v5.0
Browser HTML5
Edge Yes
GPS Facility with A-GPS, GLONASS
WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, hotspot


2G GSM 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz
3G HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 MHz
4G Dual VoLTE


Fingerprint SensorYes
Other Features 18W Quick Charging, P2i Water resistant
Quick ChargingYes, 18W
Sensors Fingerprint sensor, Accelerometer, Proximity, Compass

User Review of Xiaomi Redmi 8

0 out of 5
0 Ratings &6 Review

Vinil Sharma

Posted on : 12th June 2021

Good Battery

Nice battery back up, performance is good, budget friendly too


Kedar Mishra

Posted on : 2nd June 2021


Fast charging support, nice display, come with silicon cover in box


Abhishek Kumar

Posted on : 14th July 2021


Old design and looks, camera is just waste. waste of money. Nnot recomended.


Vinit Saini

Posted on : 7th May 2021

display is awesome

very nice display, battery is also good, camera is average. overall a nice product


Krishan Singh

Posted on : 20th May 2021

not worth buying

camera quality is NOT GOOD AT ALL. SLOW processor. same old looks and internal features.


Aditya Vatts

Posted on : 8th July 2021


Premium and classy design at this price, happy to buy this handset, never lags while playing games.

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Xiaomi Redmi 8 FAQs

Q. What are different RAM & Storage variants available for Xiaomi Redmi 8?

Different variants available for Xiaomi Redmi 8 are 32GB ROM / 3GB RAM, 64GB ROM / 4GB RAM.

Q. Does Xiaomi Redmi 8 comes with fingerprint sensor?

Yes, it has fingerprint sensor. One can quickly unlock our phone using this important feature.

Q. What's the battery capacity for Xiaomi Redmi 8?

This Phone equips with Non Removable Li-Po 5000 mAh battery.

Q. What are some of the best alternatives available for Xiaomi Redmi 8 in the market?

Best alternatives available for Xiaomi Redmi 8 are: Realme C11 (2021), Infinix Hot 10 Play, TECNO Spark Go (2021), Micromax IN 2B, Realme 5, Realme C11, Realme C21, Xiaomi Redmi 5, Motorola Moto E7 Power, Xiaomi Redmi 6.

Q. What are all available bands for Xiaomi Redmi 8 ?

Xiaomi Redmi 8 comes up with 2g: GSM 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz , 3g: HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 MHz , 4g: Dual VoLTE.

Q. What are different color options available for Xiaomi Redmi 8 ?

This phones comes in following colors: Blue, Red, Green, Black.

Q. What are some interesting features available in Xiaomi Redmi 8?

Different Features available in Xiaomi Redmi 8 are: 18W Quick Charging, P2i Water resistant.

Q. What's the dimension of Xiaomi Redmi 8 ?

Dimension of Xiaomi Redmi 8 is 156.3 X 75.4 X 9.4 mm.

Q. Does Xiaomi Redmi 8 has 3.5 mm jack?

Phone having a 3.5mm jack helps to connect to multiple external devices such as headphone, speakers. Xiaomi Redmi 8 has headphone jack.

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