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Xiaomi Redmi 8
Xiaomi Redmi 8
Xiaomi Redmi 8
Xiaomi Redmi 8
Xiaomi Redmi 8
Xiaomi Redmi 8
Xiaomi Redmi 8
Xiaomi Redmi 8
Xiaomi Redmi 8
Xiaomi Redmi 8

Informr score
The Xiaomi Redmi 8 currently has an Informr score of 7.2 out of 10. This score is based on our evaluation of 9 sources including reviews from users and the web's most trusted critics.

Operating system
Operating system
1.95 GHz
1.95 GHz
Screen Size
Screen Size
12+ MP, f/1.8
12+ MP, f/1.8
5000 mAh

What the Critics Are Saying...


The Xiaomi Redmi 8 offers more than most sub-120-Euro (~$133) smartphones do. If price is the limiting factor for your next smartphone, then the Redmi 8 would be a good option.

- Marcus Herbrich, Notebookcheck

The Redmi 8 and Redmi 8A are the best budget smartphones at their respective price brackets. They offer good design, excellent battery life, Type-C port with fast charging feature, plenty of storage, and a trendier 19:9 display. The only aspect that could have been better is the "choice of chipset",...

- Pratima Adhikari, Gadgetbyte
The Indian Express
The Indian Express

The Redmi 8 is a good offering for its price of Rs 7,999 considering the big battery, and decent performance coupled with a stylish design. The weak point is the camera, which remains an issue on budget phones. The only problem is that given similar specifications, many users might prefer the Redmi...

- Shruti Dhapola, The Indian Express

The Redmi 8 offers you a great design, a good display, amazing battery life, decent cameras, and an annoying UI. Which means you actually get a pretty decent daily driver in the Redmi 8.

- Nandini Yadav, Firstpost
The Huffington Post
The Huffington Post

These are Xiaomi’s workhorse phones for those who need a usable phone experience and great battery life for not a lot of money. If you’re not hung up on great camera performance, both phones are great picks at their respective price points. If you’re shopping for an entry-level smartphone on a budge...

- Tushar Kanwar, The Huffington Post

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Xiaomi backs up the Redmi 8 with a 1 Year parts & labour warranty.

If your Redmi 8 has problems and is still within its warranty period, you could contact Xiaomi support or the retailer you purchased the phone from. You'll find Xiaomi's contact information here. If your phone is off warranty and needs repair for a physical problem such as a broken screen or bad battery, you should visit an authorized service centre or a local phone repair shop. You can also connect with others in The Informr Community Forum to find and share answers to questions.

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Screen Size

The Xiaomi Redmi 8's screen size is 6.22 inches with 720 x 1520 pixels resolution.

1.95 GHz

There is a Qualcomm SDM439 Snapdragon 439 (12 nm) Octa-core 1.95 GHz processor (CPU).


The phone runs on the Android 9.0 Pie operating system (OS).

12+ MP

You can take photos or capture video with the phone's onboard 12+ MP, f/1.8 camera.

There is also a secondary front facing camera with 8+ megapixels resolution.

32/64 GB

Internal memory is 32/64 GB. An external, MicroSD, MicroSDHC, microSDXC (up to 512 GB) expansion slot is available for increased storage capacity.


The phone is powered by a Lithium Polymer (Li-Pol), 5000 mAh battery. Xiaomi's performance ratings are 1680 minutes.

Redmi 8 Specs

Release Date October 16, 2019
Regions Available USA
Operating System Android 9.0 Pie

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Processor Qualcomm SDM439 Snapdragon 439 (12 nm) Octa-core 1.95 GHz
Internal Storage 64 GB
RAM 3/4 GB
Hearing Aid Compatible Unknown
TTY/TDD Unknown
Noise Cancellation Yes
SAR Head: 0.34 W/kg
Body: 1.00 W/kg
Manufacturer Warranty 1 Year
Accessories Included USB Power Adapter, Manual, Carrying case, Data Cable
Mobile / Cellular Data
Push-to-talk (PTT) No
Wi-Fi Calling Yes
Voice over LTE (VoLTE) Yes
SIM card size
Dual SIM Yes
USB OTG Support Yes
Infrared Yes
Bluetooth 4.2
Bluetooth Profiles A2DP
Bluetooth Audio Codecs No
Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
Mobile Hotspot Yes
Memory Expansion Slot Yes
Expansion Slot Info MicroSD, MicroSDHC, microSDXC (up to 512 GB)
Data Tethering Compatibility Yes
Main Camera
Resolution / Aperture
12+ Megapixels, f/1.8
Yes (LED)
Additional Rear Camera Info
Auto focus, Face detection, Geotagging, Image stabilization, ISO, Multi-shot, Panorama, Self-timer, White balance, 2nd camera feature (2 MP, depth sensor), HDR
Video Recording Formats
Video Recording Parameters
Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels), 30 fps
Front Camera
Resolution / Aperture
8+ Megapixels
Additional Front Camera Info
Face detection, Self-timer, F/2.0, HDR, Screen flash, Face unlock
Video Recording Parameters
Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels), 30 fps
Display / Screen
Type Color
Technology LCD (IPS)
Colors 16.7 million
Resolution 720 x 1520 pixels
Pixel Density 270 pixels
Size 6.22 inches
Secondary Display No
Sensors Ambient Light, Proximity, Motion / Accelerometer, Digital Compass
Multi-Touch Yes
Fingerprint-Resistant Coating No
Additional Display Features Capacitive touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 5, Splash resistant
Power & Battery
Battery Type Lithium Polymer (Li-Pol)
Battery Capacity 5000 mAh
Removable Battery No
Wireless Charging No
Fast Charging Yes
Video Playback Time Up to 1020 minutes
Internet Use (Wi-Fi) Unknown
Internet Use (Cellular) Unknown
Talk Time Up to 1680 minutes
Standby Time Up to 25 days
Mixed Usage
Physical Characteristics
Design Type Bar
Material Plastic
Colors Onyx Black, Sapphire Blue, Ruby Red
Dimensions [H x W x D] 15.65 x 7.54 x 0.94 cm (6.2 x 3 x 0.4 in)
Weight 188 grams
Water Resistant / Waterproof No
Rugged design No
IP Rating Unknown
Headset Jack 3.5mm
External Speakers Yes
Input / Navigation
Sleep / Wake Key Yes
Home Key No
Input / Keyboard Type Touchscreen
Navigation Type Touchscreen
External Volume Control Yes
Fingerprint Sensor Yes
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