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Summary
76%
71%
Display

6.22" (15.8 cm)

720x1520 px, 270 PPI

6.53" (16.59 cm)

720x1600 px, 269 PPI

Performance

Quad + Quad Core

1.95 GHz + 1.45 GHz, 3 GB RAM

Octa Core

2.3 GHz, 4 GB RAM

Storage

32 GB

512 GB (Expandable)

64 GB

512 GB (Expandable)

Camera

12 MP + 2 MP (Primary)

8 MP(Front)

13 MP + 2 MP (Primary)

5 MP(Front)

Battery

5000 mAh

5000 mAh

Expert Rating

★★★★★
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User Rating

★★★★★
★★★★★

4/5 based on 6 ratings

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4.2/5 based on 2,908 ratings

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General
Launch Date

August 31, 2020 (Official)

Brand

Xiaomi

Xiaomi

Model

Redmi 8

Redmi 9

Operating System

Android v9.0 (Pie)

Android v10 (Q)

Custom UI

MIUI

MIUI

SIM Slot(s)

Dual SIM, GSM+GSM, Dual VoLTE

Dual SIM, GSM+GSM, Dual VoLTE

SIM Size

SIM1: Nano
SIM2: Nano

SIM1: Nano
SIM2: Nano

Network

4G: Available (supports Indian bands),
3G: Available, 2G: Available

4G: Available (supports Indian bands),
3G: Available, 2G: Available

Fingerprint Sensor

yes

yes

Quick Charging

yes Fast, 18W

Design
Size Compare
Size Compare
Dimensions

Height: 156.4 mm
Width: 75.4 mm
Thickness: 9.4 mm

Height: 164.9 mm
Width: 77 mm
Thickness: 9 mm

Weight

188 grams

194 grams

Build Material


Back: Plastic


Back: Plastic

Colours

Sapphire Blue, Ruby Red, Emerald Green, Onxy Black

Sporty Orange, Sky Blue, Carbon Black

Waterproof

yes Splash proof

yes Splash proof

Display
Average
Average
Screen Size

6.22 " (15.8 cm)

6.53 " (16.59 cm)

Screen Resolution

720 x 1520 pixels

720 x 1600 pixels

Aspect Ratio

19:9

20:9

Bezel-less display

yes with waterdrop notch

yes with waterdrop notch

Pixel Density

270 ppi

269 ppi

Display Type

IPS LCD

IPS LCD

Screen Protection

Corning Gorilla Glass v5

Touch Screen

yes Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch

yes Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch

Screen to Body Ratio (calculated)

81.48 %

81.08 %

Performance
Good
Good
Chipset

Qualcomm Snapdragon 439

MediaTek Helio G35

Processor

Octa core (1.95 GHz, Quad core, Cortex A53 + 1.45 GHz, Quad core, Cortex A53)

Octa core, 2.3 GHz, Cortex A53

Architecture

64 bit

64 bit

Graphics

Adreno 505

PowerVR GE8320

RAM

3 GB

4 GB

Bootup Time (tested by 91mobiles)

25.0 s

Storage
Best in Class
Best in Class
Internal Memory

32 GB

64 GB

Expandable Memory

yes Up to 512 GB

yes Up to 512 GB

USB OTG Support

yes

Camera
Very Good
Good
Main Camera
Camera Setup

Dual

Dual

Resolution

12 MP f/1.8 Primary Camera(2.55" sensor size, 1.4µm pixel size)2 MP, Depth Camera

13 MP f/2.2 Primary Camera
2 MP f/2.4, Depth Camera

Sensor

Exmor-RS CMOS Sensor

Autofocus

yes Phase Detection autofocus

yes Phase Detection autofocus

Physical Aperture

F1.8

F2.2

Flash

yes LED Flash

yes LED Flash

Image Resolution

4000 x 3000 Pixels

4128 x 3096 Pixels

Settings

Exposure compensation, ISO control

Exposure compensation, ISO control

Shooting Modes

Continuos Shooting, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Continuos Shooting, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Camera Features

Digital Zoom, Auto Flash, Face detection, Touch to focus

Digital Zoom, Auto Flash, Face detection, Touch to focus

Video Recording

1920x1080 @ 30 fps, 1280x720 @ 30 fps

1920x1080 @ 30 fps, 1280x720 @ 30 fps

Front Camera
Camera Setup

Single

Single

Resolution

8 MP f/2.0 Primary Camera(4.0" sensor size, 1.12µm pixel size)

5 MP f/2.2 Primary Camera(1.12µm pixel size)

Physical Aperture

F2.0

F2.2

Flash

yes Screen flash

yes Screen flash

Video Recording

1920x1080 @ 30 fps

1920x1080 @ 30 fps, 1280x720 @ 30 fps

Battery
Excellent
Excellent
Capacity

5000 mAh

5000 mAh

Type

Li-Polymer

Li-Polymer

User Replaceable

no  No

no  No

Quick Charging

yes Fast, 18W

USB Type-C

yes

no  No

Battery Charging Time (20% to 100%) (tested by 91mobiles)

02h 35m 06s

Network & Connectivity
SIM Size

SIM1: Nano
SIM2: Nano

SIM1: Nano
SIM2: Nano

Network Support

4G (supports Indian bands), 3G, 2G

4G (supports Indian bands), 3G, 2G

VoLTE

yes

yes

SIM 1

4G Bands:
TD-LTE 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41)
FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 900(band 8) / 850(band 5)
3G Bands:
UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
GPRS:
Available
EDGE:
Available
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4G Bands:
TD-LTE 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41)
FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 900(band 8) / 850(band 5)
3G Bands:
UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
GPRS:
Available
EDGE:
Available
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SIM 2

4G Bands:
TD-LTE 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41)
FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 900(band 8) / 850(band 5)
3G Bands:
UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
GPRS:
Available
EDGE:
Available
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4G Bands:
TD-LTE 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41)
FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 900(band 8) / 850(band 5)
3G Bands:
UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
GPRS:
Available
EDGE:
Available
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SAR Value

Head: 0.339 W/kg, Body: 1.000 W/kg

Wi-Fi

yes Wi-Fi 802.11, b/g/n

yes Wi-Fi 802.11, ac/b/g/n/n 5GHz

Wi-Fi Features

Wi-Fi Direct, Mobile Hotspot

Wi-Fi Direct, Mobile Hotspot

Wi-Fi Calling

yes

Bluetooth

yes v4.2

yes v5.0

GPS

yes with A-GPS, Glonass

yes with A-GPS, Glonass

USB Connectivity

Mass storage device, USB charging

Mass storage device, USB charging, microUSB 2.0

Multimedia
FM Radio

yes Wireless FM

yes

Loudspeaker

yes

yes

Audio Jack

3.5 mm

3.5 mm

Special Features
Fingerprint Sensor

yes

yes

Fingerprint Sensor Position

Rear

Rear

Other Sensors

Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Compass

Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Compass

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  • How to change the icon size on Redmi 8?

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    Answered By Aashish Kumar | 12 months ago

    There are multiple ways to change the icon size on any Redmi phone.The method that I am going to explain is the easiest one and should work on all Redmi Phones.

    For resizing the icon, you can go into Themes, 

    Click on the Profile option.

    Click on the Customise Theme.

    Now, click the desired Tray .

    Chose the desired Theme, in this case the theme with bigger icons.

    This the easiest method to solve the issue.

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  • Which phone is better between Xiaomi Redmi 9 and Realme Narzo?

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    Answered By Anushri Gupta | 3 months ago

    The Realme Narzo 10 seems to be a little better device as it gives better specifications.

    Let's see-

    Processor: Both these devices come with the MediaTek Helio G80 processor.

    Camera: The Realme Narzo 10 has a camera of 48 MP + 8 MP + 2 MP + 2 MP with F1.8 aperture whereas the Xiaomi Redmi 9 has a camera of 13 MP + 8 MP + 5 MP + 2 MP with F2.2 aperture.

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  • What is the official launch date of Xiaomi Redmi 9 in India?

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    Answered By Debbie Nair | 5 months ago

    The Xiaomi Redmi 9 is only rumoured as of now and is expected to be launched on Jun 01, 2020, at an expected price of Rs. 9,999.

    Check Full Device Specifications Xiaomi Redmi 9

  • When Xiaomi Redmi 9 will be launched in India?

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    Answered By Aishwarya Sarin | 8 months ago

    The Xiaomi Redmi 9 is expected to be launched on Mar 12, 2020. 

    It is an unofficial date so it may get postponed.

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  • Does Xiaomi Redmi 8 have IR Blaster?

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    Answered By Amit Jhadav | 9 months ago

    Yes, the Xiaomi Redmi 8 does have the IR Blaster feature which means that the user can control other electronic devices with the phone.

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