Redmi Note 8, Note 8 Pro Celebrate 1 Million Sales Milestone within One Month of Launch in India

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Xiaomi sells more than one million units of Redmi Note 8 and Redmi Note 8 Pro in India in one month

Xiaomi India’s Managing Director, Manu Kumar Jain, has announced on Twitter that the brand has sold more than one million (10,00,000) units of Redmi Note 8 series smartphones in the Indian market in one month.

Redmi Note 8 Series Is Being Sold at A Premium of INR 1,500

The Redmi Note 8 series was launched in India on October 16, and it consists of two smartphones – the Redmi Note 8 and the Redmi Note 8 Pro. The demand for these smartphones is so high that a few offline stores are selling these devices at a premium of up to INR 1,500 on their MRP.

Redmi Note Series Is Xiaomi’s Best-Selling Line-Up

The Redmi Note series from Xiaomi is its best-selling line-up as it is known for offering excellent value for money. The last-generation Redmi Note series smartphones, the Redmi Note 7s and the Redmi Note 7 Pro, were a hit as well.

Xiaomi Is Leading Indian Smartphone Market in Sales

Currently, Xiaomi has the highest market share in the Indian smartphone market in terms of sales, with a market share of 28% in Q2 2019. It has been leading the smartphone sales in India for almost the last two years. Samsung follows it with a market share of 25%.

Xiaomi Sells Three Time More Phones Than Realme

Recently, Realme has been giving a fierce competition to Xiaomi in the budget smartphone segment by offering smartphones that have similar specifications and pricing as that of Xiaomi’s handsets. However, Realme has only a 9% market share, which is almost three times less than that of Xiaomi.

Realme 5s and Realme 5 Pro Give A Tough Competition to Redmi Note 8 Series

Speaking of, the closest competitors to the Redmi Note 8 and the Redmi Note 8 Pro are the Realme 5s and the Realme 5 Pro. However, the Redmi Note 8 duo wins the battle by a slight margin as it offers a better overall package, at least on paper.

Redmi Note 8 and Redmi Note 8 Pro Price in India

  • Redmi Note 8 (4GB RAM + 64GB storage) – INR 9,999
  • Redmi Note 8 (6GB RAM + 128GB storage) – INR 12,999
  • Redmi Note 8 Pro (6GB RAM + 64GB storage) – INR 14,999
  • Redmi Note 8 Pro (6GB RAM + 128GB storage) – INR 15,999
  • Redmi Note 8 Pro (8GB RAM + 128 GB storage) – INR 17,999

Redmi Note 8 Specifications

  • Display – 6.3-inch IPS LCD, Full HD+ resolution, Corning Gorilla Glass 5
  • Processor – Qualcomm Snapdragon 665
  • RAM – 4GB, 6GB
  • Storage – 64GB, 128GB
  • Operating system – Android 9 Pie with MIUI 11
  • Front-facing camera – 13MP with f/2.0 aperture
  • Rear camera – 48MP primary, 8MP ultrawide, 2MP macro, 2MP depth-sensor, , 4K video recording.
  • Battery – 40000mAh, 18W fast charging via Quick Charge 3.0 protocol
  • Connectivity – Dual-SIM 4G VoLTE, dual-band Wi-Fi ac, Bluetooth v5.0, USB Type-C port, 3.5mm audio jack

Redmi Note 8 Pro Specifications

  • Display – 6.53-inch IPS LCD, Full HD+ resolution, 500 nits brightness, HDR, Corning Gorilla Glass 5
  • Processor – MediaTek Helio G90T
  • RAM – 6GB, 8GB
  • Storage – 64GB, 128GB
  • Operating system – Android 9 Pie with MIUI 11
  • Front-facing camera – 20MP with f/2.0 aperture
  • Rear camera – 64MP primary, 8MP ultrawide, 2MP macro, 2MP depth-sensor, 4K video recording.
  • Battery – 45000mAh, 18W fast charging via USB PD, Quick Charge 4.0, Pump Express protocol
  • Connectivity – Dual-SIM 4G VoLTE, dual-band Wi-Fi ac, Bluetooth v5.0, USB Type-C port, 3.5mm audio jack


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