In the past few months, Xiaomi has raised the price of some of its phones in India. As early as May, the company raised the price of Redmi 8A Dual, Redmi 8 and Redmi Note 8. And the price of the three phones has increased three times since its launch. On July 6th,media reported that Redmi 8 will see its fourth price increase as commodity costs and taxes rise.
The Redmi 8 sold for 9,799 rupees (about 927 yuan) after the price adjustment, while the phone initially sold for 7,999 rupees (about 756 yuan), the report said.
Then, as the cost of goods and services tax increased, prices rose to 8,999 rupees (about 851 yuan) for the first time. In early May, its price rose again to 9,299 rupees (about 880 yuan), and in late May it rose for a third time to 9,499 rupees (about 899 yuan).
The Redmi 8, which was launched in India last year, features a 6.21-inch HD and water drop screen, a SnapDragon 439 processor, 4GB of storage and 64GB of storage. In terms of cameras, a two-camera combination with a front 8 megapixel, rear 12 megapixels and 2 megapixels is used.
Other aspects, built-in 5000mAh battery, support 18W fast charge. The 3.5mm headphone jack is available for FM, INFRAREd remote control, fingerprint recognition, face unlock, USB-C interface and MicroSD card expansion.