Redmi 8, Xiaomi’s next affordable smartphone, has as far as anyone knows showed up on the website of Chinese regulator TENAA in front of any official declaration. The TENAA posting is for a Xiaomi phone with model number M1908C3IC. It features the structure of the handset that is accepted to make a big appearance as the Redmi 8 in the coming future. The phone seems to have a dual rear camera setup and a teardrop-style display notch at the front. Additionally, the online posting uncovers a portion of the key specifications of the smartphone that makes it an obvious upgrade against the Redmi 7 and Redmi 7A that Xiaomi propelled earlier this year. Alongside the Redmi 8, the Beijing-based company is in the rumors for building the Redmi Note 8 as its new budget smartphone.
According to the TENAA listing, the Redmi phone conveys model number M1908C3IC, which is similar to the model number of the Redmi 7 that was likewise included on TENAA in front of its official launch. This, consequently, suggests that the emerged handset is the Redmi 8 — the successor to the Redmi 7.
Xiaomi got the affirmation from TENAAon August 14, as per the details available separately on the website of the regulator. The detailed online listing posting additionally incorporates the images of the smartphone that supports the ‘Design by Xiaomi’ branding alongside a Redmi logo.
The images accessible on the TENAA site recommend that the similar to the Redmi 7, the Redmi 8 would have a teardrop-style display notch, which Xiaomi calls a Dot Notch. At the back, the phone seems to have the dual rear camera setup alongside an LED flash module just as a traditional, circular fingerprint sensor.
As far as details, the dual-SIM Redmi phone runs
- Android 9 Pie
- a 6.217-inch HD+ (720×1520 pixels) TFT display
- powered by an octa-core SoC
- 2GB, 3GB, and 4GB RAM
- 16GB, 32GB, and 64GB of internal storage
- a microSD card slot (up to 512GB)
- dual rear camera setup
- a 12-megapixel primary sensor
- an 8-megapixel selfie camera
The Redmi 8 TENAA posting demonstrates that the smartphone packs
- a 5,000mAh battery
This is fundamentally bigger in capacity over the 4,000mAh battery accessible on the Redmi 7. Further, the phone seems to have quick charging support. In terms of dimensions, the Redmi phone with model number M1908C3IC measures 156.3×75.4×9.4mm. It additionally weighs 190 grams.
Prominently, this isn’t the first time when we’re seeing the Redmi M1908C3IC online. A similar model number was recently spotted on China’s 3C site — alongside another model number M1908C3IE that could be a variant of the Redmi 8.
The 3C site additionally included references around the Redmi Note 8 that has been spotted with model numbers M1906G7E and M1906G7T. The phone seems to have 18W charging support and may accompany an octa-center MediaTek Helio G90T SoC.
The Redmi Note 8 is likewise speculated to support a quad rear camera setup — with 3 vertical placed sensors and a 4th sensor situated alongside the triple cameras. Also, Redmi General Manager Lu Weibing earlier this month affirmed the advancement of the Redmi Note 8.
- Display 20-inch (720×1520)
- Processor 2GHz octa-core
- Front Camera 8MP
- Rear Camera 12MP
- RAM 2GB
- Storage 16GB
- Battery Capacity 5000mAh
- OSAndroid 9 Pie
Redmi 8 Full Specifications
|Dimensions (mm)||156.30 x 75.40 x 9.40|
|Battery capacity (mAh)||5000|
|Colors||Blue, Pink, White, Green, Purple, Gray,Black, Red,|
|Screen size (inches)||6.20|
|Expandable storage type||microSD|
|Expandable storage up to (GB)||512|
|Operating system||Android 9 Pie|
|Number of SIMs||2|
|Ambient light sensor||Yes|