Xiaomi is here again to dominate the Nepali market with their mid-range device. The wait is over. Xiaomi Redmi 8 launched alongside Redmi 8A and it’s great to see another budget device from Xiaomi. The price of Xiaomi Redmi 8 in Nepal is NPR 14,999 for a 4/64GB variant. Let’s have a look at the features and specifications of Redmi 8.
Xiaomi Redmi 8 Key Specifications
|Release Date||October 2019|
|Display||6.22 inches IPS LCD, 720 x 1520 pixels|
|Chipset||Snapdragon 439 (12 nm)|
|Memory||3/32 GB and 4/64 GB
Expandable up to 512 GB [Dedicated slot]
|12 MP, F/1.8, Dual Pixel PDAF + 2 MP depth sensor lenses
Shoot Videos: [email protected]ps, HDR
|Selfie Camera||8 MP, f/2.0
Shoot Videos: [email protected], HDR
|OS and UI||Android 9.0 (Pie); MIUI 11|
18-Watt Fast Charging
|Colors Available||Onyx Black, Ruby Red, Sapphire Blue|
|Miscellaneous||Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass|
|Price of Xiaomi Redmi 8 in Nepal||Rs 14,999 [4/64GB]|
Design and Display
Xiaomi Redmi 8 flaunts 6.22-inches IPS LCD display having 720 x 1520 pixels. Redmi 8 has an 81.8 screen-to-body ratio. For the protection of the display, we have Corning Gorilla Glass 5. According to Xiaomi Redmi 8 is splash resistant. Redmi 8 has a waterdrop notch on the front that confines the selfie camera. Both the power button and volume keys are placed on the right edge of the device. Good news for 3.5mm audio jack lovers as it’s available in Redmi 8. On the bottom edge of the device, a 3.55mm audio jack, charging port and loudspeakers can be found. The rear-mounted fingerprint sensor is embedded on the device.
Dual Rear Camera
Xiaomi Redmi 8 houses 8 MP, f/2.0 camera lens as the selfie camera. The selfie camera is confined by the waterdrop notch on the display. With the selfie camera, you can shoot HDR videos [email protected]
For the rear camera, there’s a dual-camera setup. Redmi 8 has 12 MP, F/1.8, Dual Pixel PDAF + 2 MP depth sensor lenses. These camera lenses are aligned vertically on the mid-portion of the back. An LED flash lies above these camera lenses. With the dual rear camera setup, you can shoot HDR videos [email protected]
Performance, Software, and Battery
Powering the Xiaomi Redmi 8 is the Snapdragon 439 (12 nm) coupled with 3/4GB of RAM. Redmi 8 runs on Android 9.0 (Pie) alongside MIUI 11 and slated to receive MIUI 12 update in the third batch. For the GPU, Adreno 505 is packed under the hood. Redmi 8 comes in storage variant of 32/64 GB storage. No need to worry about the storage as this device has a dedicated slot from the memory expansion up to 512 GB. This is indeed a great feature for mid-range devices. This device is powered by a massive 5000mAh battery. Yes, you read that right. Its 5000mAh battery. Not only that, it supported 18-Watt fast charging as well. For the charger, we have a USB Type-C port. It’s available in Onyx Black, Ruby Red, Sapphire Blue color.
Redmi 8 Price and Availability in Nepal
Xiaomi Redmi 8
will be is now available in Nepal tomorrow. The Redmi 8 price in Nepal is set for NPR 14,999 for 4/64GB making one of the best smartphones to look out for “under 15,000” category. If you are looking for a budget mid-range device, well this might the one you are looking for.