Xiaomi launched the Redmi 8 in India today. The Redmi 8 is the successor to the Redmi 7 that launched in the country earlier this year. Overall, the Redmi 8 appears to be almost similar to the Redmi 8A that launched in India last month. The Redmi 8A retails at a starting price of Rs 6,499. As tradition goes the Redmi 8 is slightly expensive than the Redmi 8A.
The Redmi 8 launches in India at price starting at Rs 7,999. This is the price of the base model of the Redmi 8 wth 3GB RAM and 32GB internal storage. The top-end model 4GB + 64GB Redmi 8 variant is priced at Rs 8,999. As a special offer for selling 100 million smartphones over the past 5 years, Xiaomi will offer the first 5 million units of the Redmi 8 4GB + 64GB variant at Rs 7,999.
The Redmi 8 goes on sale for the first time in India on October 12 at 12am on Mi.com, Mi Home and Flipkart. The Redmi 8 comes in three colours Sapphire Blue, Onyx Black, and Ruby Red.