Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 2021 specs, comparisons, faq, opinions

Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 2021
  • Released 2021, May 27 190g, 8.4mm thickness Android 11, MIUI 12.5 64GB/128GB storage, microSDXC
  • Octa-core (2x2.0 GHz Cortex-A75 & 6x1.8 GHz Cortex-A55) Mali-G52 MC2 Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by) About 192.6 USD
  • 6.3" 1080x2340 pixels
  • 48MP 1080p
  • 3/4GB RAM Helio G85
  • 4000mAh Li-Po

Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 2021 overview

Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 2021 is a smartphone that runs on Android. It was released on 2021, May 27. Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 2021 has 6.3 inch, IPS LCD, 500 nits (typ), a resolution of 1080 x 2340 pixels screen with Corning Gorilla Glass 5. It uses MediaTek Helio G85 (12nm) chipset, Octa-core (2x2.0 GHz Cortex-A75 & 6x1.8 GHz Cortex-A55) CPU, Mali-G52 MC2 GPU. Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 2021 supports 2G, 3G, 4G networks with Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by). It has 48MP Quad main camera, 13MP Single selfie camera. Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 2021 uses Li-Po 4000 mAh, non-removable battery. The price of Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 2021 is about 192.6 USD.

Score the key features of Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 2021 compared to the other phones on the market:

  • CPU Cores: 95 / 100 points
  • Camera pixels: 100 / 100 points
  • Screen resolution: 80 / 100 points
  • Battery capacity: 88 / 100 points
  • Price: 28 / 100 points

Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 2021 full specifications

NETWORK

Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE
2G bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G bands HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
4G bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28, 38, 40
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A

LAUNCH

Announced 2021, May 25
Status Available

BODY

Dimensions 158.3 x 75.3 x 8.4 mm (6.23 x 2.96 x 0.33 in)
Weight 190 g (6.70 oz)
Build Glass front (Gorilla Glass 5), glass back (Gorilla Glass 5), plastic frame
SIM Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)

DISPLAY

Type IPS LCD, 500 nits (typ)
Size 6.3 inches, 97.4 cm2 (~81.7% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1080 x 2340 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio (~409 ppi density)
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 5

PLATFORM

OS Android 11, MIUI 12.5
Chipset MediaTek Helio G85 (12nm)
CPU Octa-core (2x2.0 GHz Cortex-A75 & 6x1.8 GHz Cortex-A55)
GPU Mali-G52 MC2

MEMORY

Card slot microSDXC (dedicated slot)
Internal 64GB 3GB RAM, 64GB 4GB RAM, 128GB 4GB RAM
  eMMC 5.1

MAIN CAMERA

Quad 48 MP, f/1.8, 26mm (wide), 1/2.0", 0.8µm, PDAF 8 MP, f/2.2, 120˚ (ultrawide), 1/4.0", 1.12µm 2 MP, f/2.4, (macro) 2 MP, f/2.4, (depth)
Features LED flash, HDR, panorama
Video [email protected]/120fps; gyro-EIS

SELFIE CAMERA

Single 13 MP, f/2.0, (wide), 1/3.1", 1.12µm
Features HDR, panorama
Video [email protected]

SOUND

Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm jack Yes

COMMUNICATIONS

WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth 5.2, A2DP, LE
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS
Infrared port Yes
NFC No
Radio FM radio
USB USB Type-C 2.0, USB On-The-Go

FEATURES

Sensors Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass

BATTERY

Type Li-Po 4000 mAh, non-removable
Charging Fast charging 18W

MISCELLANEOUS

Colors Neptune Blue, Moonlight White, Space Black
Models M1908C3JGG
SAR 0.97 W/kg (head) 0.75 W/kg (body)
SAR EU 0.57 W/kg (head) 0.94 W/kg (body)
Price About 192.6 USD

TESTS

Performance AnTuTu: 180195 (v8), 165779 (v9) GeekBench: 5259 (v4.4), 1314 (v5.1) GFXBench: 8.7fps (ES 3.1 onscreen)
Display Contrast ratio: 1487:1 (nominal)
Camera Photo / Video
Loudspeaker -28.6 LUFS (Average)
Battery life Endurance rating 102h

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