Redmi 8 would have a teardrop-style display notch, which Xiaomi calls a Dot Notch. At the back, the phone appears to have the dual rear camera setup along with an LED flash module as well as a traditional, circular fingerprint sensor.
In terms of specifications, the dual-SIM Redmi phone runs Android 9 Pie and features a 6.217-inch HD+ (720×1520 pixels) TFT display along with a 19:9 aspect ratio. The handset is powered by MediaTek Helio G90T SoC an octa-core SoC clocked at 2.0GHz, paired with 2GB, 3GB, and 4GB RAM options and 16GB, 32GB, and 64GB of internal storage variants. Furthermore, users can expand the built-in storage through a microSD card (up to 512GB). The dual rear camera setup of the Redmi phone includes a 12-megapixel primary sensor. There is also an 8-megapixel selfie camera.
The smartphone will have a 5,000mAh battery. This is significantly larger in capacity over the 4,000mAh battery available on the Redmi 7. Further, it will also have 18W fast charging support. In terms of dimensions, the Redmi phone with model number M1908C3IC measures 156.3×75.4×9.4mm. It also weighs 190 grams.
It is highly likely that Indian Variant will have a Snapdragon processor because of patent lawsuits against Xiaomi for using Mediatek in India.