Xiaomi sub-brand Redmi has been concerned in a brief however intensive teaser marketing campaign for its newest product, and all of that has constructed as much as this second – when the brand new Redmi Word 8 2021 is listed on its international web site in full.
Because the identify implies, that is principally a refreshed model of the unique Redmi Word 8 from 2019, a mannequin which surpassed 25 million items bought internationally. We’re undecided if that makes it the most profitable member of the long-running Redmi Word line, but it surely positive is certainly one of essentially the most profitable handsets to bear that identify.
The brand new model comes with MediaTek’s Helio G85 chipset on the helm, runs MIUI 12.5 primarily based on Android 11 out of the field, and has a splash-resistant nano-coating. The remainder is just about unchanged, save from a downgrade in most decision for video seize for the primary digital camera (now 1080p30 down from 4K30).
The Redmi Word 8 2021 additionally solely has two storage variations, each with 4GB of RAM: you will get it with 64GB or 128GB of area. It is reduce down on colorways too, solely being accessible in three of them (down from 5 on the unique): Neptune Blue, Moonlight White, and Area Black. However severely, every part else is precisely the identical.
So that you’re getting a 6.3-inch 1080×2340 LCD touchscreen with Gorilla Glass 5 on high, a quad rear digital camera system (48 MP fundamental + 8 MP ultrawide + 2 MP macro + 2 MP depth), a 13 MP selfie shooter, a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor, and a 4,000 mAh battery with 18W charging (and a 22.5W charger within the field).