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.

Akshay Kumar

Akshay aka TechAkko has been writing about phones and other consumer electronic products since 2011. He has a special interest in smartphones, games and outer space, and you will always find him crawling the web for new and fascinating information for the same. When he wants a break from the digital world, he enjoys spending time in the peaceful environment of the Himalayas.