10 December 2019
Xiaomi launched Redmi Note 8 alongside the Redmi Note 8 Pro in India last month. The former is one of the most affordable 48-megapixel quad-camera smartphones in the country. It was announced in 4GB/64GB and 6GB/128GB configuration variants and both have proved to be a hit among buyers. And now, the 3GB RAM variant has also been released in India.
As per a 91Mobiles report citing offline sellers, Xiaomi has quietly launched the Redmi Note 8 3GB RAM variant in the country. It is currently said to be exclusive to the offline market with no plans of online sales for foreseeable future. This new variant offers 3GB RAM with 32GB onboard storage for Rs. 9,799.
Other than RAM and storage capacity, it has all the specifications and features the same as other Redmi Note 8 configuration models. It comes with a 6.39-inch Full HD+ (2340 x 1080 pixels) notched display with a 19.5:9 aspect ratio and Corning Gorilla Glass 5. Under the hood, it has the Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 processor. It has a 48-megapixel Samsung ISOCELL GM2 sensor with f/1.79 aperture, an 8-megapixel wide-angle (120-degree FoV) sensor, a 2-megapixel depth sensor, and a 2-megapixel macro sensor. On the front, it offers a 13-megapixel selfie camera with an f/2.0 aperture.
The whole package is powered by a 4,000mAh battery with 18W fast charging. It will be running MIUI 10 based on Android 9 Pie out of the box but is upgradeable to the newest MIUI 11. It has a fingerprint scanner on the back panel and also offers a 3.5mm headphone jack.