The Chinese smartphone giant, Xiaomi, has officially launched a new colour variant of Redmi Note 8 in the China market. The newest colour addition comes in Nebula Purple shade, which is available in India with a different colour called - Cosmic Purple. As far as the home market is concerned, the phone was launched with three shades - Neptune Blue, Moonlight White and Space Black. With the new addition, the Redmi Note 8 will be offered in four colours in China. Xiaomi Officially Patents Vertically Foldable Smartphone: Report.
Last Month, Xiaomi launched the Redmi Note 8 Series in India that are already available for purchase via flash sales. Notably, the ‘Cosmic Purple’ colour variant is yet to go on sale. The new Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 and Redmi Note 8 Pro are available via Amazon India and official Mi site. Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 is offered in 2 variants - 4GB RAM + 64GB storage & 6GB RAM + 128GB storage. The former is priced at Rs 9,999 whereas the latter costs Rs 12,999.
On the specification front, the Redmi Note 8 smartphone comes with a 6.2-inch LCD display with FHD+ resolution. The phone is powered by Qualcomm's popular Snapdragon 665 SoC clubbed with up to 6GB of RAM and up to 128GB of internal space. The phone also comes with microSD card slot for internal memory expansion. Xiaomi Poco F2 Leaked Case Images Reveal Design Similar to Redmi K20 Pro.
For optics, the phone sports a quad rear camera module at the rear. The setup comprises of a 48MP primary lens, an 8MP ultra-wide sensor, a 2MP macro sensor and a 2MP depth sensor. The front camera is a 13MP shooter for video calls and selfies. 9 Smartphones Coming To India In November: Realme X2 Pro, Xiaomi Mi Note 10, Poco F2, Redmi Note 8T, Honor V30 & Mi A3 Pro.
There is a 4000mAh battery with 18W fast charging to keep the users going. The phone also gets a rear mounted fingerprint sensor. The device runs on Android Pie-based MIUI 10.