Redmi 8 is all set to be launched on October 9 in India. But days ahead of its formal launch, the smartphone has received a microsite on Flipkart and an event page Xiaomi’s Mi.com. Flipkart teaser page confirms that the smartphone will be available for sale on e-commerce website upon its launch in India.
The microsite on Flipkart reveals that the Redmi 8 will be featuring dual rear camera. It will also feature a big battery and Aura mirror design. The phone will also be Splash resistant. Redmi India has also been teasing its upcoming launch. on its official Twitter handle for the past few days with #BatteryCameraAction hashtag.
Alongside the microsite featured on Flipkart, Xiaomi has created the dedicated event page on its Mi.com website. The event page includes all the details that are showcased on the Flipkart listing. Additionally, it has a “Notify Me” option for the alerts for the upcoming launch
As per earlier leaks, Redmi 8 will feature will have 6.26-inch HD+ 2.5D curved glass dot-notch display with a resolution of 1520 × 720 pixels. The phone will be powered by 2GHz Octa-Core Snapdragon 439 chipset. The phone will come in four different colours – Ash, Blue, Green, and Red.
Redmi 8 will have a dual rear camera setup with 12-megapixel as the primary sensor and a 5-megapixel secondary sensor with LED Flash. On the front, it will have an 8-megapixel selfie camera. It will have connectivity options like Dual SIM, VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS with A-GPS, GLONASS and a USB Type C port.
Redmi 8 will run Android 9 Pie with MIUI 10.0.1.3 on top. It will have three storage variants – 2GB RAM with 16GB storage, 3GB RAM with 32GB storage and 4GB RAM with 64GB storage. The phone will also come with an option to expand the storage of up to 512GB with microSD card. It will have a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner and will get the juices from a powerful 5000mAh battery with 18W charging support. The phone will measure 156.3×75.4×9.4mm and weighs 190 grams.