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Redmi 8 review: A performer for its price, if you don't mind the processor

For a starting price of Rs 7,999, Xiaomi has done good work on the phone's features, but a trade-off has been made in downgrade of the processor which might deter some users

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Chirinjibi Thapa New Delhi
Chinese electronics manufacturer Xiaomi's recent smartphone launches in the budget segment have shown a trend where the company sprinkles in a bit of everything while retaining its focus on utility features — sturdy but better-looking smartphones with big batteries and decent cameras. The Redmi 8, the latest addition to the company’s budget smartphone portfolio, however, seems to be a fresh move in a new direction. The phone comes in two variants: 3GB RAM + 32GB storage and 4GB RAM + 64GB storage, priced at Rs 7,999 and Rs 8,999, respectively.

Business Standard took the 4GB + 64GB variant out for a

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First Published: Oct 28 2019 | 11:15 AM IST

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