In October, Redmi had launched the Redmi 8 and Redmi 8A smartphones in China. The Redmi 8 was announced in color variants such as Fairy Green, Sapphire Blue and Carbon Ash. Today, the company has confirmed that it will begin the sales of the Redmi 8’s new color variant called Phantom Red from tomorrow.
As the official poster reveals, the Redmi 8 Phantom Red will be available in a single variant of 4 GB RAM + 64 GB which is priced at 799 Yuan. The Redmi 8 Phantom Red sale in China will begin at 10:00 AM (local time) tomorrow. The company will also begin with the sales of the new Twilight Orange Redmi Note 8 Pro tomorrow at 10:00 AM in China.
Redmi 8 Specifications and Features
The Redmi 8 has a 6.22-inch IPS LCD display that offers 19:9 aspect ratio and HD+ resolution of 720 x 1520 pixels. The smartphone boots to MIUI 11 flavored Android 9 Pie OS.
The Snapdragon 439 chipset powers the smartphone’s 3 GB and 4 GB RAM editions. These RAM models respectively feature 32 GB and 64 GB of internal storage. A dedicated microSD card slot is available on the device for expanding its storage.
The rear side of the Redmi 8 has a dual camera system that includes a Sony IMX363 12-megapixel main lens and a 2-megapixel depth sensor. On the frontside of the phone is an 8-megapixel selfie camera housed inside the waterdrop notch. The device is backed by a massive 5,000mAh battery that supports 18W fast charging through USB-C. the device is also equipped with a rear-facing fingerprint reader.