Xiaomi is gearing up to launch a new Redmi Note smartphone in the global markets. The upcoming Redmi Note device will be called the Redmi Note 8 (2021). Xiaomi is launching the Note 8 (2021) to celebrate the 25million sale milestone of the Redmi Note 8 that launched back in 2019. Now, the company took it to social media channels to share a teaser of the upcoming Redmi Note series smartphone. The teaser gives us the first look, and shows the front panel of the device. The Redmi Note 8 (2021) will come with a waterdrop notch, similar to the Note 8. The teaser also reveals that the smartphone will have a gradient blue color, similar to Neptune Blue of Note 8.
— Xiaomi (@Xiaomi) May 21, 2021
Redmi Note 8 (2021): Specifications
The upcoming Note 8 (2021) has already made an appearance on the FCC certification revealing some of the key specifications. The smartphone will be powered by an octa-core MediaTek Helio G85 SoCand will pack 4,000mAh battery with 22.5W fast-charging. FCC listing also confirmed that the smartphone will boot MIUI 12.5, which should be based on Android 11.
Earlier this week, the upcoming Note 8 2021 Edition appeared on Bluetooth SIG certification revealing the model number M1908C3JGG. Leaks and rumors on the web claim that the Note 8 2021 Edition will have codename biloba, and will offer a 48MP quad-rear camera setup. The smartphone is said to be offered in two variants, 4GB RAM + 64GB storage, and 4GB RAM + 128GB storage.
The Note 8 (2021) will be a budget smartphone and is expected to be priced around USD 180 in international markets, and around Rs. 10,000, if Xiaomi at all plans to release it in India. Rumors say that the smartphone will not make it to the Indian market.
We can expect Xiaomi to announce the launch date of the upcoming Note 8 (2021) in the coming weeks. But, before that, the smartphone should appear on certification websites, and if that happens, we will make sure to update our readers. What do you think of the Redmi Note 8 (2021) Edition? Do let us know in the comments below.
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