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Xiaomi Redmi 8 (2019) review

Android OS v9.0 (Pie)
MediaTek Helio G90T
Mali-G76 MP10
2 GB / 16 GB
6.22 inches (720 x 1520 px)
12 + 2 MP, 4032 x 3024 px, autofocus

Xiaomi announced the launch of the Redmi 8 smartphone in 2019. The manufacturer is offering the Xiaomi Redmi 8 phone with 6.22 inches display, MediaTek Helio G90T chipset, 2 GB of RAM and 16 GB of internal storage.

The Xiaomi Redmi 8 comes with Android OS v9.0 (Pie) out of the box, and a Li-Po 5000 mAh, non-removable battery. The 6.22 inches phone comes with IPS display (720 x 1520 px). The IPS display provides enhanced features, such as optimal viewing angles, color accuracy, invariable color reproduction and better power consumption.

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Xiaomi Redmi 8 specifications

BrandXiaomi
NameRedmi 8
ModelM1908C3IC
Release date2019

Body

The weight of Xiaomi Redmi 8 is about 6.7 oz with battery, which is average compared to most of the smartphones with same size. The dimensions of this Xiaomi phone are average (6.15 x 2.97 x 0.37 inches).

Weight6.7 oz
Dimensions6.15 x 2.97 x 0.37 inches
Colorsblack, blue, red
SIM typeNano SIM

System

The Xiaomi Redmi 8 comes with Android OS v9.0 (Pie) out of the box, but it is upgradable to the next OS.

OS versionAndroid OS v9.0 (Pie)
SoCMediaTek Helio G90T
CPUOcta-core, Dual-core 2 GHz Cortex-A76, Hexa-core 2 GHz Cortex-A55
GPUMali-G76 MP10

Display

The size of Redmi 8 screen is measured diagonally, from corner to corner. The 6.22 inches IPS display of Xiaomi Redmi 8 with 720 x 1520 px resolution is multitouch capable.

Display typeIPS
Screen size6.22 inches
Resolution720 x 1520 px
Multitouch supportyes

Memory

The internal memory of Xiaomi Redmi 8 (2 GB) cannot be expanded, but the internal storage (16 GB) can be expanded with a compatible microSD card.

RAM2 GB
Internal storage16 GB
Memory card slotmicroSD

Camera

The camera of the Redmi 8 is equipped with autofocus. An autofocus (or AF) optical system uses a sensor, a control system and a motor to focus on an automatically or manually selected point or area. Very few Android cameras come without autofocus.

Selfie camera8 MP
Main camera12 + 2 MP, 4032 x 3024 px, autofocus
FlashDual LED

Connectivity

The Xiaomi Redmi 8 doesn't support 4G/LTE networks. This phone has a built-in GPS. GPS is a highly accurate navigation system using signals from satellites to determine a location on the Earth's surface, irrespective of weather conditions. Most phones have a GPS unit on board. The Redmi 8 phone has built-in FM radio. The built-in FM Radio is great for listening to your favorite radio station.

GSM 2G bands850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
Network coverage2G / 3G
Wi-FiWi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
Bluetoothv4.2, A2DP
GPSA-GPS, GLONASS
NFCno
FM radioyes
USBmicroUSB 2.0, USB host
Headphone3.5 mm jack

Battery

The Li-Po 5000 mAh, non-removable battery gives the smartphone a good battery backup. The lithium polymer (Li-Po) battery is a thin, light-weight, rechargeable battery. No periodic discharge is needed and charging can be done at random. The battery of Redmi 8 isn't removable without voiding the warranty.

TypeLi-Po 5000 mAh, non-removable

Features

Smartphones today come with a wealth of sensors to facilitate a better user experience. The accelerometer is a sensor that measures the tilting motion and orientation of the phone. The Redmi 8 phone has a fingerprint scanner. This sensor identifies and authenticates the fingerprints of an individual in order to grant or deny access to a smartphone. This Xiaomi phones comes with proximity sensor. This proximity sensor detects how close the phone is to an outside object, such as your ear. The Dual SIM capability of Xiaomi Redmi 8 phone is ideal for businesses wishing to provide staff with a mobile device that can offer separate numbers and bills for both personal and business use. This smartphone doesn't support fast charging technology.

Sensorsaccelerometer, compass, fingerprint, light, proximity
SpecialsDual SIM, MIUI
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The specifications above are based on the official data published by the manufacturer, but we also take user reviews into consideration. If you found an error or something lacking in the specifications above for the Xiaomi Redmi 8, then don’t hesitate and signal the problem to us.

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