Redmi Note 8 (2021): The performance all-star is back

Beijing, CHINA, May 25 – Global technology leader Xiaomi today brought back a fan favorite, Redmi Note 8, with a special 2021 edition. As the performance all-star, Redmi Note 8 (2021) boasts a powerful MediaTek Helio G85 processor consisting of a Mali-G52 MP2 GPU with peak speeds of 1GHz and an octa-core CPU clocked up to 2GHz, offering an all-round stellar performance for daily usage. Meanwhile, Redmi Note 8 (2021) keeps all of the excellent features that made its predecessor so popular, including the versatile 48MP quad camera, a 6.3” FHD+ Dot Drop Display and a 4,000mAh high-capacity battery.

Redmi Note 8 (2021) comes in two variants – 4GB+64GB and 4GB+128GB. Both will be available for purchase via Xiaomi’s official sales channels from May 25th.

4GB+64GB: Recommended retail price at USD 169.
4GB+128GB: Recommended retail price at USD 189.

Quick specs:

 Redmi Note 8 (2021)
ProcessorMediaTek Helio G85
Display6.3″ FHD+ Dot Drop display
Corning® Gorilla® Glass 5
Rear Camera48MP main camera 丨 8MP ultra-wide angle camera 丨 2MP macro camera丨 2MP depth sensor
Front Camera13MP
Battery & Charging4,000mAh battery丨 18W fast charging 丨 22.5W in-box charger
AudioSuper linear speaker
3.5mm headphone jack
UnlockRear fingerprint sensor
SystemMIUI 12.5 based on Android 11
Color*Moonlight White, Neptune Blue, Space Black
Dimension & Weight158.30 × 75.30 × 8.35 mm  
Variant*4GB+64GB 丨 4GB+128GB 

*Availability may vary between markets.

Product images available here.

About Xiaomi Corporation

Xiaomi Corporation was founded in April 2010 and listed on the Main Board of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange on July 9, 2018 (1810.HK). Xiaomi is an internet company with smartphones and smart hardware connected by an IoT platform at its core.

With an equal emphasis on innovation and quality, Xiaomi continuously pursues high-quality user experience and operational efficiency. The company relentlessly builds amazing products with honest prices to let everyone in the world enjoy a better life through innovative technology.

Xiaomi is currently the world’s fourth-largest smartphone brand, and has established the world’s leading consumer IoT platform, with 252 million smart devices connected to its platform, excluding smartphones and laptops. Xiaomi products are present in more than 90 countries and regions around the world.

In July 2019, the company made the Fortune Global 500 list for the first time, ranking 468th among all, and 7th among internet companies. Xiaomi is the youngest company on the 2019 Fortune Global 500 list. In May 2020, the company made the Forbes Global 2000 List again and its ranking jumped to 384th.