Redmi General Manager had recently confirmed that the company is working on Redmi Note 8 series. It is believed that the Redmi Note 8 or Note 8 Pro may come equipped with a 64-megapixel quad camera system. Two new devices have appeared on 3C authority. One of them carries support for 18W fast charging. It is being speculated that it could be the upcoming Redmi Note 8 smartphone.
As it can be seen in the below shown screenshot, an unknown Xiaomi phone with M1908C3IE and M1908C3IC variants have been certified by China’s 3C authority. The listing further reveals that the phone may come equipped with MDY-09-EK charger that supports only 5V/2V (10W) charging.
The other phone has variants such as M1906G7E and M1906G7T. Its 3C certification reveals that it could be shipped with MDY-10-EC charger that supports up to 18W rapid charging. Probably, this smartphone could be Redmi Note 8 or Redmi Note 8 Pro handset. There is a possibility that it could be an entirely different device. Hence, it is advisable to wait for further reports to confirm on the exact identities of M1908C3IE/C and M1906G7E/T smartphones.
Rumors are rife that the Redmi Note 8 could be arriving as Redmi’s first phone with 64-megapixel quad camera setup. Speculations are rife that the smartphone will continue to sport a waterdrop-style notch screen like the predecessor Redmi Note 7 smartphone. The handset could be either be featuring a side-mounted fingerprint sensor or an in-display fingerprint scanner.
Shown above is the render of the alleged Redmi Note 8 smartphone. It shows that the phone is equipped with a quad camera setup. There are three camera sensors arranged vertically and on their right is an LED flash and a fourth sensor. It could be the first smartphone ever to feature the gaming centric MediaTek Helio G90T chipset. No other details of the Redmi Note 8 are known yet.
Redmi is expected to release Redmi Note 8 and Note 8 Pro as successors for the popular Redmi Note 7/7S and Note 7 Pro phones that were released in the first half of the year. The Redmi Note 8 series may receive fierce competition from Realme 5 and Realme 5 Pro smartphones. Realme is expected to release 64-megapixel Realme X Pro smartphone powered by Snapdragon 855+ by October. It is believed that Redmi is also working on an upgraded version of the Redmi K20 Pro to take on the Realme X Pro. The upgraded Redmi K20 Pro is speculated to feature 64-megapixel camera and SD855+.