To recall, Redmi Note 8 was launched in 2019. In its tweet, Xiaomi claims that it has sold over 25 million units of the phone globally. The 2021 model will be launched to celebrate this milestone.
The launch was teased by Xiaomi’s official Twitter handle. “The #RedmiNote8 has now sold 25M+ units globally! As we celebrate this milestone, we’re thrilled to introduce you to the #ThePerformanceAllStar – the #RedmiNote8 2021. Stay tuned!”, the company wrote in its post.
The #RedmiNote8 has now sold 25M+ units globally!As we celebrate this milestone, we’re thrilled to introduce you… https://t.co/HsF814gFq5
— Xiaomi (@Xiaomi) 1621526404000
No exact date of the phone’s launch is known yet.
Redmi Note 8 (2021): Expected specs
According to online rumours, Redmi Note 8 (2021) is expected to be powered by MediaTek Helio G85 chipset. It is expected to offer a 4,000mAh battery with 22.5watt fast charge support.
The handset has been spotted on listing websites US FCC and Bluetooth SIG. Redmi Note 8 (2021) is likely to have a full HD+ display and may offer a refresh rate of 60Hz. It is rumoured that the phone may come in two RAM models — 4GB and 6GB.
On the storage front, the device is expected to offer up to 128GB of storage capacity. To perform camera duties, the phone may have a 48MP primary camera at the back. The handset is expected to come with MIUI 12 out-of-the-box.