Xiaomi posted an image on its official Twitter account officially showcasing the new phone model, the Redmi Note 8 2021. The company also revealed the reason it turned to the nearly two-year-old model again since the original version of the smartphone arrived in 2019, as follows from the latest technologies news. The Chinese giant claims that the original version of the Redmi Note 8 device sold 25 million units.
That is why Xiaomi has decided to offer its customers this model so that they can upgrade to its improved version. Xiaomi has already shown in its latest Twitter post that the design will remain unchanged. The company posted a photo showing the new Redmi Note 8 2021 with the same design as its predecessor.
The original Redmi Note 8 from 2019 was a very capable smartphone, for which it also owed its low selling price. The updated version of the Note 8 smartphone is outwardly identical to its predecessor but received some hardware modifications. In particular, the manufacturer changed the processor model and slightly changed the set of sensors for the main camera.
Features of the new smartphone
Xiaomi has officially reported that the Redmi Note 8 2021 will use MediaTek Helio G85 SoC as its base, while the original model had the Snapdragon 665 mobile platform. The performance of the device for everyday use is impressive.
At the same time, the new version of the smartphone retained all the features that made its 2019 predecessor glorified. This applies to the 6.3-inch FHD + full-screen Dot Drop display and a 4,000 mAh battery with 18W quick charge. The smartphone is charged from the USB Type-C port, like its predecessor.
The main camera of the device is represented by four sensors with a resolution of 48 megapixels (main, Samsung GM1) 8 (wide-angle) 2 and 2 megapixels. The smartphone also has a depth sensor and a 13MP selfie camera. As a method of biometric authorization of the device, a fingerprint scanner located on the back cover is used. The fingerprint scanner is located on the back of the device.
The smartphone is presented in memory configurations 4/64 GB and 4/128 GB, you can expand the amount of built-in storage using microSD cards.
In general, the useful functions of the predecessor have been preserved, but the performance of the new smartphone has improved.
About the original version
In January 2019, Xiaomi spun off the Redmi smartphone family into a separate brand.
At the time of the release of the Redmi Note 8, the smartphone became the first device in the Redmi line with an NFC module. Recall that Redmi Note 8 has a 6.3-inch FullHD + IPS display and its design follows the features of Xiaomi Mi 9 or Xiaomi CC9. The device is based on Snapdragon 665 and this is quite a worthy option for a mobile phone from an affordable price segment.
It is not just that the Redmi Note 8 series has gained immense popularity and has become an actively sold smartphone. This is a perfectly balanced smartphone, which is difficult to find any significant shortcomings for its price. The advantages of a smartphone include:
- good battery life;
- excellent set of main camera features;
- performance sufficient for most tasks.
The Redmi Note 8 is another entry-level smartphone from Xiaomi with one important feature. The fact is that this model changes the idea of what the display should be for a smartphone with a price tag of up to $200. The smartphone is not only bright and contrasting but also works without PWM.
About company’s accomplishments
Xiaomi has done quite well in the market and has an extensive portfolio of products where everyone can look for something to their liking. The company has been creating smartphones for over a decade. Many users prefer the company’s smartphones because it provides a good balance of price, quality, and features of its products. Besides, the company keeps up with the latest technologies, news in the industry and involves
In one of his interviews, the head of the company, Lei Jun, said that the company’s success over the past five years has been built on three key points: innovation, quality, and delivery. Overall, Xiaomi is investing a lot of money in development and technology.
Second wind for Redmi Note 8
Overall, Redmi Note smartphones of any series are sold in good circulation even without additional advertising, since these smartphones are a kind of symbol of the optimal senior budget models.
Redmi Note 8 is considered the second wind for the two-year-old smartphone which gained immense popularity. The new Redmi has two significant differences from the smartphone, which will turn two years old in August. The first concerns the hardware platform, the second concerns the software. As mentioned earlier, the new product is equipped with a 12-nanometer Helio G85 mobile processor instead of the 11-nanometer Snapdragon 665 single-chip system.
In general, the basic and useful functions of the previous version of the smartphone have been preserved, but the performance of the new one has improved markedly.