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Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Series sells 10 million units in three months

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Redmi Note 8 Series sells 10 million units in three months

Xiaomi released the Redmi Note 8 series – Note 8 and Note 8 Pro – in China back in September. Then, a month later, the series launched in India.

The Note 8 series has officially sold 1 million units in India within one month. Xiaomi India General Manager, Manu Kumar Jain, disclosed this in an announcement last week.

Now, Xiaomi’s data platform has shown that the Redmi Note 8 series had officially sold 10 million units globally as of November 30.

Redmi Note 8 Key Specifications

The Redmi Note 8 features a 6.39-inch Full HD+ LCD with a resolution of 2340 x 1080 pixels. The display comes with Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection. It has an aspect ratio of 19.5:9.

The device comes with 4GB LPDDR4x RAM and internal storage of 64GB (UFS 2.1)/ 128GB (UFS 2.1). The storage is expandable via microSD card up to 256GB. It runs Android 9 with MIUI 10.

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 comes with a quad-camera setup featuring a 48MP main camera, an 8MP ultra-wide-angle camera, a 2MP depth sensor, and a 2MP camera with 2cm macro. It features a 13MP selfie camera.

The device is powered by a 4,000mAh (typical)/ 3,900mAh (minimum) battery and supports 18W fast charging.

Redmi Note 8 Pro Key Specifications

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro comes with a bigger display than the regular Note 8. It features a 6.53-inch Full HD+ display with 2340 x 1080 pixels resolution and Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection.

The device enjoys 6GB of LPPDDR4x RAM plus 64GB (UFS 2.1) storage/ 8GB of LPPDDR4x RAM plus 128GB (UFS2.1) storage. The storage is expandable up to 256GB via a microSD card. The phone runs Android 9 with MIUI 10, upgradable to MIUI 11.

In the camera department, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro was officially the first phone to feature a 64MP camera. The device’s quad-camera setup includes a 64MP main shooter, an 8MP ultra-wide-angle camera, a 2MP depth sensor, and a 2MP camera with 2cm macro. It sports a 20MP front camera.

The device is powered by a 4,500mAh battery with support for 18W fast charging.

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Author: Vincent Abolarin

Vincent is an Electrical Engineer and smartphone enthusiast. Anything about smartphones, count him in!

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