Redmi Note 8 Series Surpassed 10 Million Units Sold In Three Months

Karamchand Rameshwar - Dec 04, 2019

Redmi Note 8 Series Surpassed 10 Million Units Sold In Three Months

The Redmi Note 8 series only needed three months to get the eight-digit figure, while the Redmi Note 7 reached 10 million units sold in four months.

The Redmi Note 8 series was officially announced in China on 29 August and in India on 16 October. The Redmi Note 8 and Note 8 Pro were up for sale shortly after launch. Now, three months after the official launch, the handset announced that the duo reached 10 million units sold globally. 

Redmi Note 8 10 Millions

To celebrate this amazing achievement, the Chinese phone maker is offering a discount on the Redmi Note 8, but that discount only applies for the variant with 6GB RAM / 128GB storage in China. 

This milestone is already a very impressive one to look at. However, it’s even more impressive when comparing it to its predecessor Redmi Note 7, which took four months to reach the eight-digit figure. That means the Redmi Note 8 series surpassed 10 million devices sold 30 days quicker than the Note 7 lineup. The brand also announced that its mid-range smartphones were selling around 11,000 devices every day for 3 months. 

Xiaomi is expected to release the Redmi K30 this month. The handset is said to be the first 5G smartphone from the brand, along with a full-screen display and a hole-punch design with two selfie cameras.

Redmi Note 8 & Note 8 Pro: Price & Specifications

Starting with the Redmi Note 8 Pro, it comes with an Helio G90T chipset and multiple memory configurations - 6GB RAM / 64GB storage, 6GB RAM / 128GB storage, and 8GB RAM / 128GB storage. The prices of thee variants in India are Rs. 14,999, Rs. 15,999, and Rs, 17,999, respectively. At the back, it has a quad-camera cluster, including a 64MP main sensor, an 8MP ultra-wide camera, a 2MP macro camera, and a 2MP depth sensor. 

Redmi Note 8 Pro 2
Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro

Moving to the Redmi Note 8, it is powered by a Snapdragon 665 SoC and comes in two models - 4GB RAM / 64GB storage and 6GB RAM / 128GB storage. They are priced at Rs. 9,999 and Rs. 12,999, respectively. The handset also features a quad-camera setup, which is also the same as the Note 8 Pro. However, its camera setup consists of a 48MP main sensor instead of a 64MP one.


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