Recently the Chinese smartphone company Xiaomi officially confirmed the existence of the Redmi Note 8. The company’s General Manager LU Weibing confirmed the presence of the smartphone. Prior to its launch, the said smartphone has finally appeared on the website of the Chinese regulator TENAA. As per the TENAA listing, the smartphone comes with the model number M1908C3IC. The listing also mentions that Redmi Note 8 will be sporting a dual rear camera setup along with a teardrop-style display notch. Additionally, the Chinese regulatory authority also reveals the specifications of the upcoming device.
The smartphone will be the upgraded version of the Redmi Note 7 smartphone that was launched by the company earlier this year. There are also rumours that unlike Redmi Note 7 the company is planning to launch Redmi Note 8 in its budget segment series of devices. The forthcoming phone carries a model number M1908C3IC that is identical to the model number of the existing Note 7 phone. The Redmi Note 7 also appeared on the listing of the TENAA prior to its official launch.
Along with the latest smartphone images, the website also confirms that Xiaomi has also received a green signal from the regulator. The listed images showcased the Redmi logo along with the ‘Design by Xiaomi‘ branding on the rear panel of the smartphone. It also reveals that the smartphone looks exactly similar to the previously launched Note 7 along with teardrop-style display notch on the front of the device. The company mentions the display notch as dot notch. On the rear panel, the phone will be featuring a dual rear camera setup along with an LED flash module. The back panel also consists of the rounded fingerprint sensor.
Technical Specifications of Redmi Note 8
The upcoming device by Xiaomi will be powered by an octa-core SoC clocked at 2.0GHz, along with 2GB, 3GB, and 4GB RAM options with 16GB, 32GB, and 64GB of internal storage options that can be expanded up to 512 GB via microSD card. The Redmi Note 8 runs Android 9 Pie and will arrive with a 6.217-inch HD+ (720×1,520 pixels) TFT display along with a 19:9 aspect ratio.
On the camera front as mentioned the device will be sporting a dual rear camera set up that will include a 12MP primary sensor along with an 8MP selfie camera on the front. As per the TEENA listing, the mobile phone will boast a 5,000mAh battery. It will measure 156.3×75.4×9.4mm and weighs 190 grams.
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