- Redmi 8 will go on sale in India from October 12
- The Redmi phone comes in colour options
- Xiaomi has offered Android Pie on the Redmi 9 with MIUI 10 on top
Redmi 8 launched in India on Wednesday. The new Redmi phone comes as a successor to the Redmi 7 that Xiaomi had launched in the country back in April this year. Similar to its predecessor, the Redmi 8 sports a waterdrop-style display notch and comes with a dual rear camera setup. There are, however, some upgrades, including a 5,000mAh battery and USB Type-C port. The Redmi 8 also comes with a new “Aura Mirror Design” at the back. The new Redmi phone comes just days after the Chinese company launched the Redmi 8A in the Indian market with a starting price of Rs. 6,499. Read on for details like the Redmi 8 price in India, release date, and sale offers.
Redmi 8 launched in India: Price, sale details
The Redmi 8 price in India is set at Rs. 7,999 for the 3GB RAM + 32GB storage variant, whereas its 4GB RAM + 64GB storage option carries a price tag of Rs. 8,999. For the first five million units, the handset in 4GB RAM + 64GB storage configuration will be available with an introductory price of Rs. 7,999. Customers who order 3GB RAM variant will also get upgraded to the 4GB RAM variant, Xiaomi India chief Manu Kumar Jain announced during the live stream.
Coming in Onyx Black, Ruby Red, and Sapphire Blue colour options, the Redmi 8 has splash-resistant P2i coating on top. The phone will go on sale starting midnight on Saturday, October 12. Moreover, it will be available for purchase through Mi.com, Mi Home stores, and Flipkart