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Redmi Note 8: Here’s what we know about the rumoured 2021 model

Xiaomi may soon re-launch the Redmi Note 8 with the upgraded specifications. Here’s what we know so far.

Redmi Note 8 may soon return with new specs Redmi Note 8 may soon return with new specs
Redmi Note 8 may soon return with new specs

Xiaomi may soon re-release Redmi Note 8 with upgraded specifications. The Redmi Note 8 had launched about two years ago. Leaks suggest the new model will offer a new processor, among other upgrades.

According to leakster Kacper Skrzypek, the Redmi Note 8 2021 model will come with MediaTek Helio G85 processor. It will have a 4,000mAh battery. The handset will run on MIUI 12.5 out-of-the-box.

The report further says that the phone will be initially available in select markets, such as the EU and Russia.

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Currently, Xiaomi is offering the Note 10-series. It comprises Note 10, Note 10 Pro, Note 10 Pro Max, and Note 10S. Prices for the series start at 12,499.

In case you don’t remember, Redmi Note 8 was one of the best selling phones for Xiaomi. According to a May 2020 report, Xiaomi reported selling 30 million units of its Note 8 lineup. Its variants, Redmi Note 8T and Redmi Note 8 Pro, had also made it to the top 10 selling phones in the fourth quarter of 2019.

That said, Xiaomi has not officially confirmed the launch of a 2021 Redmi Note 8. It may even launch the phone with a different moniker. If rumours are true, you can expect the design to be similar to the original version but with major upgrades under the hood.

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