July 13 : Xiaomi increased the price of Redmi Note 8 in India once again. The new price hike is for its 4GB RAM with 64GB storage option. Redmi Note 8 had last hiked its price in June this year. Just within a month, the new price revision took place.
Launched in India in October 2019, the base variant of Redmi Note 8 then cost Rs. 9,999. In June, the 4GB RAM with 64GB storage variant increased to Rs. 11,999. And currently after the second price hike on Sunday, the base variant has a price tag of Rs. 12,499—a hike of Rs. 2,500 from the launch price. However, the 6GB with 128GB model is still available at the existing price of Rs. 14,499.
Debut of Realme 6i?
Reportedly, Realme may launch a new mid-range smartphone—Realme 6i—in India along with Realme C11 on July 14. While Realme has not come up with any details about Realme 6i, Flipkart had already listed the phone on its app with a caption “Realme 6i Flipkart’s most powerful mid-rangers under 15k”. While the listing has now been taken down, screenshots of it is going round the social media, tweeted by tipster Sudhanshu Ambhore. The screenshot also mentioned July 14 as the launch date of Realme 6i, which was launched in Myanmar in March this year. Reports suggest that Realme 6i in India will be a rebranded version of Realme 6S that was launched in May this year.