Redmi Note 8 2021 Introduction
Xiaomi refreshes the Redmi Note 8 on the occasion of celebrating 25 million sales since 2019 globally. Xiaomi’s achievement in reaching this milestone made them launch the refresh of the most selling smartphone under the Redmi series. Redmi note 8 was a very good budget Smartphone for its price tag under 10k INR. But is the refresh any better than the 2019 model? Let’s find out.
Redmi Note 8 2021 Display
Redmi Note 8 2021 model comes with a 6.3inch FHD+ IPS Display with a standard 60hz display. There is no support for HDR or a high refresh rate. It features Gorilla Glass 5 Display Protection.
Redmi Note 8 2021 Processor
The 2021 Redmi Note 8 rocks Mediatek Helio G85 processor. The processor is based on 12NM of the fabrication process. 2019 model had Snapdragon 665 based on 11nm fabrication process. But Real word performance is the only thing that matters.
Redmi Note 8 2021 Camera
In the camera department, the 2021 Redmi Note 8 has the same 48MP Sony IMX582 camera sensor as the 2019 model, followed by 8MP Utrawide camera, 2MP Macro Camera, and 2MP Depth Sensor. On the front, it comes with a 13MP punch hole camera for shooting selfies.
Redmi Note 8 2021 RAM and Storage
As for the RAM and Storage, The 2021 Redmi Note 8 comes with LPDDR4X RAM type and eMMC 5.1 Storage type. It comes in 4GB+64GB and 4GB+128GB Storage Option.
Redmi Note 8 Security and Other features.
The 2021 Redmi Note 8 features a Rear-mounted Fingerprint Sensor. It also features a 3.5mm headphone jack. 2021 model of Redmi Note 8 comes with Bluetooth 5.1 and WiFi 6.
Redmi Note 8 Battery and Charging
Redmi Note 8 2021 model packs 4000mAh of battery capacity, same as the 2019 model. It also supports 18W of Fast charging.
Redmi Note 8 2021 Software Support
Under the hood, the 2021 Redmi Note 8 comes with MIUI 12 on top of Android 11. MIUI may come with some bloatware as it’s Custom Skin UI.
Redmi Note 8 2021 Price
4GB + 64GB = $169 ( 12,300 INR )
4GB + 128GB = $189 ( 13,750 INR )
Redmi Note 8 2021 Conclusion
The difference between the 2021 Redmi Note 8 and the 2019 Redmi Note is the Processor and a slight upgrade in the storage options.