Xiaomi’s sub-brand Redmi has already launched its Redmi Note 9 series of smartphones. The brand has launched the Redmi Note 9 Pro and the Redmi Note 9 Pro Max smartphones in India, while it has introduced the likes of smartphones like the Redmi Note 9s (rebranded Redmi Note 9 Pro) and the Redmi Note 9 (vanilla) globally. The arrival of the company’s brand new Note 9 series of smartphones, however, has not impacted sales of its predecessor, the Note 8 series. As it turns out, the company has so far sold over 30 million units of the Redmi Note 8 and the Redmi Note 8 Pro smartphones collectively. Take a look at the recent developments that have taken place in the Redmi camp.
Redmi Has Sold More than 30 Million Units of the Redmi Note 8 Series So Far
The company broke the news earlier today via its official Weibo handle. Below is the tweet for your reference (roughly translated from Chinese):
Top report! Good news for Redmi!
The #Redmi Note 8 # series has a global sales of over 30 million units, with sales footprints spread across four continents, covering English, French, Russian and other languages.
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Lu Weibing, brand manager of Redmi, shared that 1 million units of the devices were sold in one month, which became 5 million in the subsequent month. Redmi Note 8 series sales reached the 10 million mark just 3 months after launch and reached 20 million in 5 months. Furthermore, he added that the company has been selling more than 1,20,000 units of the Redmi Note 8 lineup of smartphones per day.
Speaking of the specifications of the device, the Redmi Note 8 features a 6.3-inch IPS LCD panel with a Full HD+ resolution and a waterdrop notch at the top. The device flaunts a quadruple rear camera setup, which includes a 48MP primary lens. Under the hood, the Redmi Note 8 is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 processor, which is paired with up to 6GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage. The Indian variant of the Redmi Note 8 has scope for further storage expansion. Coming to battery life, the Redmi Note 8 sports a 4,000mAh battery with scope for 18W fast charging. To learn more about the Redmi Note 8, you can head to our previous coverage for the same.
Coming to the Redmi Note 8 Pro, the device features a 6.5-inch Full HD+ display with a 2,400 x 1,080 pixel resolution and a 20:9 aspect ratio. The waterdrop notch makes room for a 20MP selfie shooter. Moving around on the rear of the device, the Redmi Note 8 Pro boasts a quadruple rear camera setup, which includes a 64MP primary lens, an 8MP ultra-wide lens, a 2MP macro sensor, and a 2MP depth sensor.
Powering the Redmi Note 8 Pro is an octa-core MediaTek Helio G90T processor, which is paired with up to 8GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage. On the software front, the Redmi Note 8 Pro ships MIUI 11 Pie out of the box. Coming to the battery of the device, the Redmi Note 8 Pro sports a large 4,500mAh battery with support for fast charging. To learn more about the Redmi Note 8 Pro smartphone, you can head to our previous coverage for the same.
Considering that its successor series has already arrived, we are not entirely sure as to how the Redmi Note 8 series will perform on the market, but the 30 million feat is commendable. What are your thoughts on the Redmi Note 8 series of smartphones? Do you own either of the two devices? Do let us know in the comments section below.