Less than 7 months after the introduction of Redmi 7, the manufacturer of affordable smartphones introduced us to its next, eighth generation of cheap smartphone - Redmi 8.
He immediately impressed with the huge battery and the used camera.
The 64GB version is worth the extra
The 8th generation of the best cheap Redmi smartphone is here. Redmi 8 comes as one of the best pieces of the low-end category. We know where to buy both 32GB and 64GB versions at the best prices on the market.
Of course, it is global versions for us, Slovaks and Czechs p complete support for LTE networks, SK and CZ languages, the European charger.
The advantage is the availability of transport EU Priority Line for a small fee. This shipping will provide you with no customs duty, customs and VAT will be handled by the seller.
Do not forget that buying through our article you get protective glass for free, according to ours 11 benefits of buying.
Minor design changes
We start with construction and design. In this respect, the 8th generation Redmi smartphone has not changed much compared to its predecessor.
It still offers a display with a drop-shaped cutout, and the manufacturer's logo has been added to the lower chin.
IPS display has diagonal 6,2 ″ and comes with resolution 1520 x 720 px, HD +. As protection is used durable glass Gorilla Glass 5.
Its dimensions are 156.48 x 75.41 x 9.4 mm, almost identical to Redmi 7. The weight increased from 180 to 188 grams because of the larger battery.
The back has a new "mirror design" that looks really premium given the price of the device. The phone will be available in blue, red and black.
In addition, the back surface is coated nanocoat P2ithat repels water drops.
Massive battery, processor is disappointing
Definitely the biggest attraction of the new Redmi 8 is massive 5000 mAh battery. Combined with a gentle display and processor, endurance will deliver perfect results.
In addition, the phone is also equipped fast 18 W charging. A very nice surprise is USB Type-C connector, which so far was missing in the cheapest Redmi smartphones.
Conversely, a slight disappointment is used processor. The manufacturer has chosen low-end Qualcomm Snapdragon 439, which is definitely enough for the target of the smartphone, but this is not an improvement over the Redmi 7 with Snapdragon 632. The processor has eight cores with max. at 1,95 GHz.
Redmi 8 will be sold in two memory versions - 3 GB RAM + 32 GB storage and 4 GB RAM + 64 GB storage.
There is also microSD card slot up to 512 GB. The advantage is a separate memory card slot, ie it is not combined with two SIM card slots.
Camera from Mi MIX 3
A positive surprise at the cheap Redmi 8 is also used camera. The manufacturer reached for 12 MPx Sony IMX363, which also has a Mi MIX 3, for example. Seconds a second 2 MPx sensor to create a bokeh effect.
The main camera has aperture f / 1.8, pixel size 1.4 μm, Dual-PD focusing and LED flash. In the front section there is an 8 MPx selfie camera with artificial intelligence.
The back side is completed by a classic fingerprint sensor. Other features include face unlocking, wireless FM radio that works without headphones, infrared sensor to control home appliances, 3,5mm audio jack, Bluetooth 4.2, WiFi or GPS with AGPS and Glonass.