Redmi Note 8 official 2021 and arrives in Europe | Price

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Today there is Redmi Note 10 to carry on the best-selling Xiaomi series, but it also officially arrives on the market Redmi Note 8 2021. Yes, you read that right: not Redmi Note 9 2021, but Note 8 2021. In the past we have already underlined how the management of the company names and rebrands be a bit confusing. Between sub-brands and different geographical areas, to date Xiaomi has released 7 different Note 9 models on the market, but we go up to at least 12 if we also consider the rebrands. If that's not enough, the Note 8 series is back in vogue again, but don't expect a truly new model.

Upgrade 18 / 06: Redmi Note 8 2021 also arrives in Europe with a lot of launch date and price. Find all the details at the bottom of the article.

Redmi Note 8 official 2021: here are the "news"

Design and display

The reason why Redmi Note 8 2021 exists is mainly as a tribute to the huge success of the famous smartphone series. In the world they have been sold more than 25 million units of Redmi Note 8, therefore Xiaomi has decided to pay homage to it by relaunching it two years later under a renewed (but not too much) guise. A similar strategy occurred with Xiaomi Mi 10S (aka Mi 10 2021), to which significant changes have been made, including camera and chipset.

The appearance of Redmi Note 8 2021 is identical to that of the original model. On the front we find a screen again Full HD + da 6,3" Dot Drop with notch to drop and a frame that includes the Redmi branding in the lower edge. The technology is always the same IPS with 60 Hz refresh rate (and not the rumored 120 Hz), 409 PPI density and Gorilla Glass 5 protection.

Hardware and camera

The other novelty represented by Redmi Note 8 2021 we find it in the hardware sector. In this respect, the "new" smartphone resembles Redmi Note 9, using a MediaTek SoC Helio G85. Manufactured in 12nm process, it includes a Cortex-A75 / A55 octa-core CPU (2 x 2,0 GHz + 6 x 1,8 GHz), Mali-G52 GPU, 4 GB of RAM LPDDr4X e 64 / 128 GB eMMC 5.1 memory. To accompany it all there is a battery from 4.000 mAh with recharge 18W and MIUI 12.5 based on Android 11.

The photographic sector is represented by a quad camera from 48 + 8 + 2 + 2 MP, including wide-angle, macro and depth sensor. In the drop notch there is a selfie camera from 13 MP.

Data Sheet

  • 6,3 ″ Full HD + IPS Dot Drop Display (2340 x 1080 pixels) in 19.5: 9 with 409 PPI density and Gorilla Glass 5 protection
  • dimensions of 158,3 x 75,3 x 8,35 mm for 190 g
  • rear fingerprint sensor and facial recognition
  • MediaTek Helio G12 85nm SoC
  • Octa-core CPU up to 2,0 GHz
  • GPU Mali-G52 MP2
  • 4 GB of RAM LPDDR4X
  • 64 / 128GB eMMC 5.1 ROM with microSD (up to 256GB)
  • dual SIM 4G, Dual Band Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.2, GPS / A-GPS / GLONASS / Galileo / Beidou, mini-jack input, IR sensor
  • quad room for 48 + 8 + 2 + 2 f/1.79-2.2-2.4-2.4, 120 ° wide angle, macro and depth sensor
  • selfie camera of 13 MP ffinal match.
  • 4.000 mAh battery with 18W recharge
  • Android 11 operating system with MIUI 12.5

Redmi Note 8 2021 - Price and release date

Available in the three colors Neptune Blue, Moonlight White and Space Black, Redmi Note 8 2021 also lands in Europe, precisely on the official website of Xiaomi Spain, at a list price of €179.99 from June 21 2021, with a reduction to €159.99 in the first 48 hours. As for the marketing also in Italy, there is nothing definite but given the arrival in our continent, it is by no means excluded. But in case you want it right now, know that you can already buy it.

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