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Xiaomi Redmi 8

Specifications

Xiaomi Redmi 8
Xiaomi Redmi 8 (Redmi Series)
Processor
Qualcomm Snapdragon 439 8 x 2 GHz, Cortex-A53
Graphics adapter
Memory
4096 MB 
Display
6.22 inch 19:9, 1520 x 720 pixel 270 PPI, capacitive touchscreen, IPS LCD, Corning Gorilla Glass 5, glossy: yes, 60 Hz
Storage
64 GB eMMC Flash, 64 GB 
, 49 GB free
Connections
1 USB 2.0, Audio Connections: 3.5 mm jack, Card Reader: up to 512 GB microSD cards, 1 Fingerprint Reader, Brightness Sensor, Sensors: Accelerometer, proximity sensor, compass, USB Type-C, Miracast, status LED, FM radio, IR blaster
Networking
802.11 b/g/n (b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4), Bluetooth 4.2, 2G: 850, 900, 1,800, 1,900. 3G: B1, B2, B4, B5, B8. 4G: B1, B2, B3, B4, B5, B7, B8, B20, B38, B40., Dual SIM, LTE, GPS
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 9.4 x 156.5 x 75.4 ( = 0.37 x 6.16 x 2.97 in)
Battery
5000 mAh Lithium-Polymer
Charging
fast charging / Quickcharge
Operating System
Android 9.0 Pie
Camera
Primary Camera: 12 MPix Dual: 12 MP (f/1.8, 1/2.55", 1.4 µm) + 2 MP, Camera2 API: Level 3
Secondary Camera: 8 MPix , f/2.0, 1.12 µm
Additional features
Speakers: Mono, Keyboard: Virtual, Charger, USB-C cable, SIM tool, case, MIUI 11, 12 Months Warranty, SAR values: Body - 1.48 W/kg, Head - 0.231 W/kg. LTE Cat 4/5 (150/75 Mbps), fanless
Weight
188 g ( = 6.63 oz / 0.41 pounds), Power Supply: 70 g ( = 2.47 oz / 0.15 pounds)
Price
140 Euro

 

Pricecompare

Average Score: 69.89% - average
Average of 8 scores (from 23 reviews)
price: 80%, performance: 54%, features: 42%, display: 72% mobility: 86%, workmanship: 80%, ergonomy: 77%, emissions: 97%

Reviews for the Xiaomi Redmi 8

76.1% Xiaomi Redmi 8 Smartphone Review: Xiaomi's budget phone sets new standards | Notebookcheck
Everyday usage reveals unexpectedly large differences between the Redmi 8 and its sibling, the Redmi 8A. We shall discuss below in which areas the cheap Redmi 8 improves upon the Redmi 8A and why its MSRP of 115 Euros (~$127) is worthwhile.
70% Xiaomi Redmi 8 review: Affordable yes, but what’s different here compared to Redmi 8A?
Source: The Indian Express English
The Redmi 8 is a good offering for its price of Rs 7,999 considering the big battery, and decent performance coupled with a stylish design. The weak point is the camera, which remains an issue on budget phones. The only problem is that given similar specifications, many users might prefer the Redmi 8A which is cheaper, runs the same processor and offers something very similar.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/14/2019
Rating: Total score: 70%
70% Redmi 8 review: Redmi 8A offers almost same value at lower price
Source: India Today English
Overall, I believe if you're looking for a good budget phone the Redmi 8A makes more sense. The Redmi 8A starts at Rs 6,499 in India. If you can spend some more money and want a phone that looks great, clicks well-detailed pictures, offers great performance and battery life then there's the Redmi Note 8. The Note 8 from Redmi comes with a starting price of Rs 9,999 in the country.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/05/2019
Rating: Total score: 70%
60% Redmi 8 Review: A Good Phone, But One That'S Held Back By Its Ad-Supported Ui
Source: Tech2.in.com English
Overall, the Redmi 8 offers you a great design, a good display, amazing battery life, decent cameras, and an annoying UI. Which means you actually get a pretty decent daily driver in the Redmi 8. While the Redmi 8 a great phone, I still think it's worth shelling out just that little bit more for the more capable Redmi Note 8, though.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 11/05/2019
Rating: Total score: 60% performance: 60% display: 70% mobility: 70% workmanship: 80%
Redmi 8 review: A performer for its price, if you don't mind the processor
Source: Business Standard English
Starting at Rs 7,999, you get USB-C port and 3 GB RAM, among other things. Even the 4GB RAM variant is available for the same price (first 5 million units only; after that you will have to fork an additional Rs 1,000). Xiaomi has definitely done some good work in key features, but a big trade-off has been in downgrade of the processor which might deter a few users. If you can ignore that, you get a decent performer that also looks beautiful and goes on and on, and some more.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 10/28/2019
70% Redmi 8 Review
Source: NDTV Gadgets English
Many Indian smartphone buyers are very conscious of specifications, down to the number and type of SoC CPU cores. This is especially true of young people who upgrade at least once a year and buy devices online – which is a huge swathe of the market. With the Redmi 8, Xiaomi is sidestepping raw performance and focusing on quality-of-life features as well as design. The intention seems to be to establish a firm distinction between the Redmi models and their Redmi Note siblings which are a step or two up the price ladder.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 10/21/2019
Rating: Total score: 70% price: 80% performance: 60% display: 70% mobility: 80% workmanship: 80%
Redmi 8 review: It’s a side-grade really
Source: Android Authority English
Xiaomi is debuting the Redmi 8 with a promotional discount of Rs. 1000 for the first 5 million units. That’s how confident the company is about the hardware. To be fair, it is a great piece of kit, even though it doesn’t really push the boundaries of performance or imaging. I love the look and feel of the hardware, and Xiaomi has made quality-of-life improvements in features like the battery. That matters a lot in the segment the Redmi 8 competes in. It might not be the most exciting phone around, but the Redmi 8 has plenty to offer if you are looking for a new phone in the segment.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/09/2019

Foreign Reviews

Redmi 8
Source: ChinaMobileMag German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/29/2019
86% Xiaomi Redmi 8
Source: Chinahandys.net German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/21/2019
Rating: Total score: 86% performance: 65% display: 70% mobility: 100% workmanship: 90%
Recensione Xiaomi Redmi 8
Source: Notebook Italia Italian IT→EN
Positive: Attractive price; impressive battery life; good hardware; nice cameras.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 01/23/2020
Recensione Xiaomi Redmi 8, a questo prezzo impossibile trovare di meglio
Source: Pianeta Cellulare Italian IT→EN
Positive: Good price; decent hardware; nice gaming performance.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 01/21/2020
Recensione: Xiaomi Redmi 8
Source: InstaNews Italian IT→EN
Positive: Low price; nice performance; decent autonomy. Negative: Poor cameras.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 01/07/2020
60% Test du Xiaomi Redmi 8 : l’autonomie ne fait pas tout
Source: Frandroid French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 12/03/2019
Rating: Total score: 60% performance: 60% display: 60% mobility: 90% workmanship: 70%
Test du (Xiaomi) Redmi 8 : une belle entrée de gamme
Source: Top for Phone French FR→EN
Positive: Elegant design; solid workmanship; USB-C; mini jack; nice cameras. Negative: No LED notification.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 11/25/2019
Những điểm hấp dẫn trên Redmi 8, smartphone giá rẻ mới nhất từ Xiaomi vừa lên kệ
Source: FPT shop VN→EN
Positive: Large battery capacity; quick charging; nice dual cameras; decent display; stylish design; good processor.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 03/17/2020
Đánh giá chi tiết Xiaomi Redmi 8: Thiết kế đẹp, hiệu năng đủ dùng cùng giá bán “siêu mềm”
Source: Viettelstore VN→EN
Positive: Beautiful design; nice performance; good price; long battery life; decent cameras.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 10/25/2019
Đánh giá chi tiết Xiaomi Redmi 8: 'Quân chốt' đáng giá trên 'bàn cờ công nghệ'
Source: The Gioididong VN→EN
Positive: Attractive price; elegant design; nice performance.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/23/2019
Trên tay nhanh Xiaomi Redmi 8: Cực 'đỉnh' trong phân khúc giá rẻ!
Source: The Gioididong VN→EN
Positive: Stylish design; solid workmanship; long battery life; fast charging; attractive price.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 10/15/2019
Đây là chiếc smartphone pin sài 2 ngày, nhiều tính năng, giá chỉ 3 triệu?
Source: FPT shop VN→EN
Positive: Low price; very high autonomy; decent hardware; nice performance; good cameras.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 10/15/2019
Redmi 8 chính thức trình làng, giá chỉ từ 2,6 triệu đồng
Source: Danviet VN→EN
Positive: Low price; nice display; decent hardware.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 10/10/2019
Redmi 8: Chiếc smartphone vô địch trong tầm giá hơn 2 triệu
Source: FPT shop VN→EN
Positive: Low price; decent processor; large battery capacity; nice cameras; big screen; good display; stylish design.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 10/10/2019
Mọi thứ về Redmi 8 vừa ra mắt mà bạn cần biết
Source: FPT shop VN→EN
Positive: Nice design; decent cameras; low price.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 10/10/2019
Xiaomi tung smartphone giá 110 USD, sạc nhanh như iPhone 11
Source: Zing VN→EN
Positive: Fast charging; low price; decent hardware; nice dual cameras. Negative: Easy getting fingerprints; plastic case.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 10/09/2019
67% Redmi 8 [TEST]: Budget-mobil med enormt batteri
Source: Alt om Data DA→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 07/30/2020
Rating: Total score: 67%

Comment

Qualcomm Adreno 505:

Only some 3D games with very low demands are playable with these cards.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.


SD 439: Lower mainstream octa-core ARM Cortex-A53 SoC clocked at up to 2 GHz and the Adreno 505 GPU, and a X9 LTE (Cat. 4/5 - 300 Mbps download) modem. » Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


6.22":

Only a few smartphones have larger screens.
Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. So, details like letters are bigger. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


0.188 kg:

Only few smartphones are more lightweight than this.


Xiaomi:

Xiaomi Tech was founded as a Chinese smartphone producer in 2010 and soon reached high market shares in its home market. Although Xiaomi is not one of the Top 5 smartphone manufacturers worldwide in 2016, it is nevertheless one of the big global players in this market segment.

Since 2015 there are many reviews. The ratings have been above average since 2016.


69.89%: This rating is bad. Most notebooks are better rated. This is not a recommendation for purchase.


» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

 

Xiaomi Redmi 8A
Adreno 505

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Adreno 618, unknown, 6.67", 0.215 kg
Xiaomi Redmi K30 Extreme
Adreno 620, unknown, 6.67", 0.208 kg
Xiaomi Redmi K30 Ultra
unknown, unknown, 6.67", 0.213 kg
Xiaomi Redmi 9C
PowerVR GE8320, unknown, 6.53", 0.196 kg
Xiaomi Mi 10 Ultra
Adreno 650, Snapdragon SD 865, 6.67", 0.2218 kg
Xiaomi Redmi 9 Prime
Mali-G52 MP2, Mediatek Helio G80, 6.53", 0.198 kg
Xiaomi Poco M2 Pro
Adreno 618, Snapdragon SD 720G, 6.67", 0.209 kg
Xiaomi Redmi 9A
PowerVR GE8320, unknown, 6.53", 0.194 kg
Xiaomi Redmi 9
Mali-G52 MP2, Mediatek Helio G80, 6.53", 0.198 kg
Xiaomi Redmi 10X
unknown, unknown, 6.53", 0.199 kg
Xiaomi Redmi K30i 5G
Adreno 620, Snapdragon SD 765G, 6.67", 0 kg
Xiaomi Black Shark 3
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Xiaomi Redmi 10X Pro
unknown, unknown, 6.57", 0.208 kg
Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro Max
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Xiaomi Mi 10 Youth
Adreno 620, Snapdragon SD 765G, 6.57", 0.192 kg
Xiaomi Mi Note 10 Lite
Adreno 618, Snapdragon SD 730G, 6.47", 0.204 kg
Xiaomi Poco F2 Pro
Adreno 650, Snapdragon SD 865, 6.67", 0.219 kg
Xiaomi Redmi Note 9
Mali-G52 MP2, , 6.53", 0.199 kg
Xiaomi Redmi K30 Pro
Adreno 650, Snapdragon SD 865, 6.67", 0.218 kg
Xiaomi BlackShark 3 Pro
Adreno 650, Snapdragon SD 865, 7.1", 0.253 kg
Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S
Adreno 618, Snapdragon SD 720G, 6.67", 0.209 kg
Xiaomi Black Shark 3
Adreno 650, Snapdragon SD 865, 7.1", 0.253 kg
Xiaomi Mi 10 Lite 5G
Adreno 620, Snapdragon SD 765G, 6.57", 0.192 kg
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Stefan Hinum (Update: 2019-11- 6)