Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 and Redmi Note 8 Pro will go on second sale tomorrow. New smartphones launched last week went on sale for the first time today. As expected, both models went out of stock within seconds. Xiaomi India MD Manu Kumar Jain said the company saw the highest traffic for the devices. However, the company has not revealed the exact number of units sold during the first sale.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Series second sale
The second sale of the Redmi Note 8 series will go on tomorrow at 12:00 pm IST. The devices will be available through Amazon India and Mi.com. The Chinese smartphone maker reportedly received 1.5 million interest before the first sale today. Redmi Note 8 with 4GB RAM and 64GB storage is available at 9,999. The variant with 6GB RAM and 128GB storage is available for Rs 12,999. Redmi Note 8 Pro with 6GB RAM and 64GB storage is available for Rs 14,999. The 6GB and 8GB RAM variants with 128GB storage are available for Rs 15,999 and Rs 17,999 respectively.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Series: Specification
With the Redmi Note 8 series, Xiaomi is once again setting the bar high for budget smartphones. The Redmi Note 8 and Redmi Note 8 Pro have a 6.3-inch and 6.53-inch full HD + LCD display with Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection. They both run MIUI 10 based on Android Pie and come standard with 4GB or 6GB of RAM and 64GB of storage. They have also provided a dedicated microSD card slot for expandable storage of up to 256GB.
The Redmi Note 8 is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 SoC while the Redmi Note 8 Pro features a powerful MediaTek Helio G90T gaming processor. The Redmi Note 8 has a quad rear camera setup with a 48-megapixel main camera while the Redmi Note 8 Pro has a 64-megapixel main shooter. Both devices have 8-megapixel ultrawide and dual 2-megapixel shooter for macro and depth sensing. The Redmi Note 8 has a 13-megapixel selfie camera while the Redmi Note 8 Pro has a 20-megapixel selfie shooter.
Both devices have a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor. Redmi Note 8 has a 4,000mAh battery with 18W fast charging support. This space comes in black, moonlight white and Neptune blue. Redmi Note 8 Pro has a large 4,500mAh battery with fast charge support. It comes in Halo White, Gamma Green and Shadow Black color options. Both devices support WiFi, Bluetooth, GPS, 4G LTE and USB Type-C port for charging.