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Redmi 8

[Q&A] Redmi 8 : Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

2019-11-04 14:47:49
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Hey Mi Fans,
Redmi 8 launched with an exciting price tag. There would be many questions running in your mind regarding this device. In this thread, we have discussed some detailed FAQs here. So that you don't have to search to get answers anywhere else.

Frequently Asked Questions:

Question: What are the variants of Redmi 8 that are available in Bangladesh and their price?
Answer: Redmi 8 is available in two variants:
3GB RAM + 32GB ROM at 13,999৳ (MRP)
4GB RAM + 64GB ROM at 14,999৳ (MRP)

Question: What are the color options while buying this device?
Answer: This device comes in Onyx Black, Ruby Red, Sapphire Blue.

Question: Does Redmi 8comes with Metal body design or plastic body?
Answer: The Redmi 8 handset comes with a glass body with a stylish aura design (4-sided curved back cover) which makes it look very attractive and elegant. Round curved edges give you a nice grip in hands which is very impressive.

Question: Does Redmi 8 comes with on-screen buttons or Capacitive buttons?
Answer: Redmi 8 comes with on-screen navigation buttons.

Question: How much the phone weighs?
Answer: 188 grams.

Question: What is the Redmi 8 measurement?
Answer: The phone measures around 156.5 x 75.4 x 9.4 mm (height x width x thickness)

Question: Does Redmi 8 come with a Fingerprint sensor?
Answer: Yes there is a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor available on this device. We do get Face Recognition feature or Face Unlock on this device which makes it very favorable.

Question: Does Redmi 8 carries Micro USB port or Type-C port?
Answer: Redmi 8 offers USB Type-C Port.

Question: Does Redmi 8 comes with notification light?
Answer: Yes, it comes with the notification light.

Question: What is the Redmi 8 display size?
Answer: It comes with a 6.22-inch HD+ dot notch display.

Question: What kind of Display Panel is used on Redmi 8?
Answer: It comes with IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors panel.

Question: What is the pixel resolution of Redmi 8?
Answer: 720 Pixels by 1520 pixels.

Question: What is the pixel density of Redmi  8?
Answer: It comes with 270 PPI.

Question: What is the aspect ratio of Redmi 8?
Answer: it comes with a 19:9 Aspect ratio.

Question: Does Redmi 8 comes with gorilla glass protection?
Answer: Yes, there is Corning gorilla glass protection 5 for the display. We get Corning Gorilla Glass V5 protection which is very impressive.

Question: How is the Sunlight legibility on Redmi 8?
Answer: The Sunlight legibility is good, with no issues while using it under direct sunlight.

Question: Does the Redmi 8 support Adaptive Brightness?
Answer: Yes, it supports brightness/auto-brightness.

Question: What is the Battery capacity on Redmi 8?
Answer: It comes with a massive 5000mAh battery.

Question: Does Redmi 8 supports fast charging or quick charging?
Answer: Redmi 8 supports Fast battery charging 18W.

Question: How much is the battery life on Redmi 8?
Answer: It can last up to 18-20 hours with very heavy usage, the battery will easily survive for day use.

Question: How much time does it takes to charge the Redmi 8 battery?
Answer: With 18W adapter, the battery takes around 140-150 minutes to get it fully charged.

Question: Can we use any other charger to charge Redmi 8?
Answer: Yes you can use other chargers too but it’s always better to use the original charger.

Question: Does Redmi 8 supports Wireless charging?
Answer: No, Wireless charging is not supported on this device.

Question: Does Redmi 8 have power saver modes?
Answer: Yes it has a battery saver mode.

Question: What are the camera specifications of Redmi 8?
Answer: Redmi 8 packs with 12MP+2MP AI dual rear camera, it has a depth sensor and carries features like Geo-tagging, touch focus, face/smile detection, HDR, panorama. On the front side, we get an 8 MP sensor for delightful selfie experience with palm shutter.

Question: Does the camera on Redmi 8 supports OIS?
Answer:  No, OIS is not supported on Redmi 8.

Question: Can Redmi 8 record 4K videos?
Answer: No, Redmi 8 can't record 4K Videos.

Question: Can Redmi 8 record Slow motion Videos?
Answer: No, Redmi 8 can't record slow-motion videos.

Question: Can Redmi 8 take images with the Bokeh effect?
Answer: Yes Redmi 8 can take images with bokeh effect.

Question: What is the processor used in Redmi 8?
Answer: Redmi 8 is powered by Octa-core (2x1.95 GHz Cortex-A53 & 6x1.45 GHz Cortex A53) processor which is nicely seated upon Qualcomm Snapdragon 439 (12 nm) chipset besides this we get Adreno 505 GPU for all graphics needs.

Question: How much RAM do we get on Redmi 8?
Answer: Redmi 8 comes with 3GB & 4GB RAM.

Question: What is the internal storage on Redmi 8?
Answer: Redmi 8 comes with 32GB & 64GB of internal storage option which can be further expanded up to 512GB using extra micro SD card.

Question: Android Version of Redmi 8?
Answer: It comes with an Android 9.0 (Pie) Operating System with MIUI 10 out of the box.

Question: Which Sensors are available on Redmi 8?
Answer: Redmi 8 has a Face Recognition, Fingerprint Sensor, Gyroscope, Compass, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, and Ambient light sensor.

Question: Is there a dedicated MicroSD card slot on Redmi 8?
Answer: Yes, there are dedicated SD card slot for Redmi 8.

Question: Does Redmi 8 have any heating issues?
Answer: There are no heating issues on this device.

Questions: Can Redmi 8 run heavy games like PUBG, Asphalt 8 and Modern Combat 5?
Answer: Yes it can run graphics-intensive games like PUBG, Modern Combat 5 and Asphalt without any lags or frame drops.

Question: What are the connectivity options? Does it support VoLTE?
Answer: Yes, Redmi 8 supports VoLTE. Other options include Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot, Bluetooth 4.2, A2DP, LE.

Question: Does Redmi 8 come with an IRIS scanner?
Answer: No it doesn’t come with IRIS Scanner but it does carry AI-based Face Recognition feature.

Question: How is the multitasking experience on Redmi 8?
Answer: Multitasking is good on Redmi 8, Apps get launch in seconds.

Question: How is the call quality?
Answer: Call quality on Redmi 8 is good.

Question: Does Redmi 8 support one hand UI?
Answer: Yes.

Question: Does Redmi 8 has Gyroscope sensor?
Answer: Yes, it does have a Gyroscope sensor.

Question: Does Redmi 8 come with face Unlock feature?
Answer: Yes, Redmi 8 does comes with AI Face Unlock Feature.

Question: Does Redmi 8 support an in-display fingerprint scanner?
Answer: No, Redmi 8 does not support the in-display fingerprint scanner.

Question: Does Redmi 8 supports screen mirroring or Google Chromecast?
Answer: Yes, Redmi 8 does support screen mirroring.

Question: Does Redmi 8 support VR apps and VR Gear?
Answer: Yes, Redmi 8 does support virtual reality (VR) apps.

Question: How many SIM cards Redmi 8 accepts? Can I add a microSD card?
Answer: It can accept two SIM cards & also a Micro SD card on the device.

Question: Does Redmi 8 have an FM app?
Answer: Yes, FM radio is available on this device and it also comes with recording functionality.

Question: How to take screenshots in Redmi 8?
Answer: Press Volume down and Power button at the same time to take screenshots.

Question: Does Redmi 8 support USB OTG?
Answer: Yes, it supports OTG and you can connect the USB drive to it.

Question: Does Redmi 8 have an IR blaster?
Answer: Yes, there is an IR port/sensor in Redmi 8 it means you will get IR Remote option to control TV or Ac.

Question: Does Redmi 8 come with a 3.5mm audio jack?
Answer: Yes, Redmi 8 does support 3.5mm audio jack

Question: Is Redmi 8 Waterproof?
Answer: Redmi 8 is splash-proof with P2i nano hydrophobic coating.

Question: Does Redmi 8 support App lock?
Answer: Yes, the Redmi 8 does support app lock.

Question: Does Redmi 8 support Dual apps or two Whatsapp on the same phone?
Answer: Yes, Redmi 8 does support Clone App or Dual app feature, So you can run two WhatsApp or two facebook account on a single device.

Question: Does Redmi 8 have a video call feature in the dialer?
Answer: No, Video calls aren't supported on Redmi 8 dialer.

Question: Does Redmi 8 support NFC?
Answer: No, NFC is not supported on this device.

Question: Does Redmi 8 has a split-screen feature?
Answer: Yes Redmi 8 supports Multi windows or split-screen features.

Question: Does Redmi 8 supports Dolby Atmos?
Answer: No,  Redmi 8 doesn’t have Dolby Atmos support, but it comes with great sound quality which is very impressive.

Question: What to do if something goes wrong with my Redmi 8?
Answer: You can post your queries on Mi Community forum and the moderators will attend to the same. If there is a physical damage/defect you can visit the nearest service center. The service center details are available here.


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