Redmi Note 8 Cosmic Purple colour variant launched in India

“Redmi Note 8 comes with Snapdragon 665 SoC, a 4,000mAh battery and a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor”

Redmi Note 8 budget smartphone was launched back in October in Neptune Blue, Moonlight White, and Space Black colours. Now, after selling over 1-million units (including Redmi Note 8 Pro) in the country, the company has launched a new Cosmic Purple colour variant of Redmi Note 8 in India. This new model costs Rs 9,999 and will go on sale through,, and Mi Home stores from November 29th. Apart from the new colour, the rest of the specifications should remain the same.

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Redmi Note 8 specifications

Redmi Note 8 flaunts a 6.39-inch full HD+ display with 2,340 × 1,080 pixels resolution, Corning Gorilla Glass 5 layer and 2.5D curved glass. It is powered by an octa-core Snapdragon 665 SoC with Adreno 610 GPU. It packs up to 6GB RAM and 128GB storage that is further expandable via microSD card. It runs on Android 9.0 Pie based on MIUI 10 and is scheduled to get MIUI 11 update. There is a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor and face unlock for security. It measures 158.3 x 75.3×8.35mm, weighs 190 grams, and P2i nano-coating.

Redmi Note 8 rocks a quad-camera setup consisting of a 48-megapixel (f/1.79) primary sensor, paired with an 8MP ultra-wide-angle lens, a 2MP macro lens, and a 2MP depth sensor for portrait shots at the back. On the front, there is a 13MP snapper for selfies and video chats. A 4,000mAh battery with 18W fast-charging support fuels the handset. Connectivity features include 4G VoLTE, dual-band Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS/ GLONASS/ Beidou, and USB Type-C.

Key Specs

Xiaomi Redmi Note 8
Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 | 4 GBProcessor
6.3 inches Display
48 MP + 8 MP + 2 MP + 2 MPRear camera
13 MPSelfie camera
4000 mAh Battery
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Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Price
Rs. 11,300
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Review Summary

Expert Rating4/5



  • Stunning design
  • Sharp display
  • Reliable performance
  • Good camera setup 


  • Chunky camera bump 
  • Loaded with ads and bloatware
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