Redmi Note 8 to get new variant with 8GB RAM and 256GB storage, suggests TENAA listing

Last November, Xiaomi introduced a new variant of the Redmi Note 8 Pro with 8GB of RAM and 256GB of native storage in its home market of China. Now, it looks like the Chinese tech giant is also planning to release a similar model of its affordable sibling, the Redmi Note 8. While the company is yet to officially confirm the existence of the device, a new Redmi Note 8 model with 8GB of RAM and 256GB of storage has surfaced on the Chinese certification agency TENAA’s website. The TENAA listing of the new Redmi Note 8 with the model number M1908C3JE suggests that the phone could be launched in the near future.

Redmi Note 8 currently comes in three RAM and storage variants – 4GB + 64GB, 6GB + 64GB, and 6GB + 128GB

The Redmi Note 8 was earlier launched in three RAM and storage configurations – 6GB + 64GB, 4GB + 64GB, and 6GB + 128GB. In India, only the latter two models are available at the moment. The company is expected to bring the upcoming Redmi Note 8 model with the 8GB + 256GB memory configuration to India as well after launching the handset in China.

Redmi Note 8 specifications features

To recall the specs, the Redmi Note 8’s biggest highlight is a quad-camera setup at the rear. The handset has a 48MP main sensor, which is accompanied by an 8MP ultra-wide shooter, a 2MP macro snapper, and a 2MP depth sensor. The device is capable of recording up to 4K videos and full HD slow-motion videos at 120fps. In the front, the smartphone has a 13MP camera for selfies and video calling, which is placed inside the waterdrop notch above the screen.

As for the other specifications, the Redmi Note 8 offers a 6.3-inch full HD display, and is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 processor. Software-wise, the handset boots Android 9 Pie-based MIUI 10, and for security, the device has a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor. A 4,000mAh battery with 18W fast charging and 4G LTE connectivity complete the list of the specifications.