Redmi Observe 8 (2021) has been unveiled globally as a tweaked model of the Redmi Observe 8 that was launched in 2019. The 2021 mannequin comes with a notched show and is powered by the MediaTek Helio G85 SoC. It carries just about the identical design because the 2019 mannequin however with a distinct SoC. Redmi Observe 8 (2021) is obtainable in three color choices and two storage configurations. It sports activities a quad rear digital camera setup that’s the similar because the 2019 mannequin.

Redmi Observe 8 (2021) worth, availability

Xiaomi has not shared pricing and availability for Redmi Observe 8 (2021) but. In a tweet final week, the corporate shared the telephone is coming quickly and now, although it has revealed the specifications and design, pricing has not been shared. The telephone will likely be provided in Moonlight White, Neptune Blue, and House Black colors.

The older Redmi Observe 8 variant that was launched in India in October 2019 was priced at Rs. 9,999 for the 4GB + 64GB storage mannequin and Rs. 12,999 for the 6GB + 128GB storage configuration. This time round, Xiaomi is providing solely 4GB RAM with each 64GB and 128GB storage choices.

Redmi Observe 8 (2021) specs

The twin-SIM (Nano) Redmi Observe 8 (2021) runs MIUI 12.5 based mostly on Android 11. It encompasses a 6.3-inch full-HD+ (1,080×2,340 pixels) Dot Drop show with 409ppi pixel density, 1,500:1 distinction ratio, Corning Gorilla Glass 5 safety, and 500 nits peak brightness. The 2021 mannequin gives barely mode brightness in comparison with the 450 nits within the 2019 mannequin. Underneath the hood, Redmi Observe 8 (2021) comes with the MediaTek Helio G85 SoC, 4GB of LPDDR4X RAM, and as much as 128GB of eMMC 5.1 storage. Compared, the Redmi Observe 8 from 2019 was powered by the Snapdragon 662 SoC and as much as 6GB of RAM.

By way of optics, Redmi Observe 8 (2021) packs the identical quad rear digital camera setup together with a 48-megapixel main sensor with an f/1.79 lens, an 8-megapixel sensor with an ultra-wide-angle f/2.2 lens, a 2-megapixel macro shooter with f.2.4 lens, and a 2-megapixel depth sensor with an f/2.4 lens. On the entrance, it comes with a 13-megapixel selfie shooter with f/2.0 aperture.

Connectivity choices on Redmi Observe 8 (2021) embody dual-band Wi-Fi, 4G, Bluetooth v5.2, GPS, 3.5mm headphone jack, and a USB Sort-C port. The 2019 mannequin has Bluetooth v5. Sensors onboard embody proximity sensor, ambient mild sensor, accelerometer, gyroscope, digital compass, linear motor, and IR Blaster. There’s a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner as properly. The IR Blaster was lacking from the 2019 mannequin. Xiaomi has saved the identical battery capability at 4,000mAh and 18W charging velocity. Redmi Observe 8 (2021) measures 158.3×75.3×8.35mm and weighs 190 grams.


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