Redmi Note 8 Price Hiked Again For Fifth Time: Top 5 Alternatives To Buy

Redmi Note 8 price in India has been hiked once again, fifth time since launch. Unveiled in October last year, Redmi Note 8 was launched in India at Rs 9,999. The Redmi Note 8 price has been again hiked by Rs 500. Redmi Note 8 new price starts at Rs 12,499 for the base model with 4GB RAM and 64GB data.

Redmi Note 8 Price Hiked Again For Fifth Time: Top 5 Alternatives To Buy

Redmi Note 8 with 6GB RAM and 128GB storage is now priced at Rs 14,499.

As the Redmi Note 8 price continues to increase in India, is there any better alternatives available? While Redmi Note 8 is a perfect mid-budget segment smartphone, there are some great Redmi Note 8 alternatives available at around the same price.

Checkout the top Redmi Note 8 alternatives available right now.


Realme 5S

A perfect alternative to Redmi Note 8, the Realme 5S comes with a 6.51-inches HD+ display with Gorilla Glass 5 protection. Realme 5S is powered by the same Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 as Redmi Note 8. Realme 5S have a dedicated HyperBoost and GameBoost to offer an enhanced experience.  Realme 5S runs on ColorOS UI upgradable to Realme UI. 

Realme 5S has a similar four camera setup. It sports a 48MP powered quad camera. The four camera system on Realme 5S include a 48-megapixel sensor, an 8-megapixel ultra wide angle sensor, 2-megapixel portrait sensor and a fourth 2-megapixel 4CM macro sensor.

Realme 5S packs a massive 5,000mAh battery. The device has been specifically optimised with hardware and software to allow the Realme 5S to last for the longest period possible on a single charge. Realme 5S new price starts at Rs 10,999 for the base model if you are ready to miss a Full HD display, glass body and fast charger.

Realme Narzo 10

The just launched Realme Narzo 10 comes with a 6.5-inch HD+ display with a water drop notch on top running onMediaTek Helio G80 SoC. The chip couples with 4GB of RAM and 128GB storage onboard. The memory can be further expanded up to 256GB with an external memory card. For optics, Realme Narzo 10 features a quad rear camera setup.

It comprises of a 48MP primary sensor, 8MP ultra-wide-angle sensor with 119-degree field-of-view, 2MP macro sensor with f/2.4 lens, and a 2MP mono sensor with f/2.4 lens. M

Realme Narzo 10 upfront features a 16MP shooter for selfies. Realme Narzo 10 is backed by a 5,000mAh battery with support for 18W fast charging via a Type-C port. Narzo 10 packs in Realme UI with Android 10 on top. Realme Narzo 10 price in India is priced at Rs 11,999 for the single 4GB RAM variant offering 128GB storage.

Mi A3

Running on the same chip as Redmi Note 8, Mi A3 is priced at Rs 12,999 in India post GST hike. The device sports a good 3D curved glass design on the out, featuring a 6.08-inch HD+ AMOLED display with a circular drop styled notch and 19.5:9 aspect ratio. Xiaomi Mi A3 is powered by Snapdragon 665 SoC.

It couples with up to 6GB of RAM and 128GB storage. At the back, Mi A3 has a triple camera setup.

The setup comprises of a 48MP primary Sony IMX 586 sensor, an 8MP secondary sensor and a wide-angle 2-megapixel tertiary sensor. Upfront, Mi A3 features a 32-megapixel selfie camera. The device is backed by a 4,030mAh battery with support for 18W fast charging.

Redmi Note 7 Pro

Even after Redmi Note 8 and Note 9 series, Redmi Note 7 Pro remains one of the best devices you can buy under 15000 rupees with top of the line mid-range features. Redmi Note 7 Pro comes with a premium glass design body on the out sandwiched between Corning Gorilla Glass 5 body and a 6.3-inch Full HD+ notched display.

Note 7 Pro runs on the 11nm Snapdragon 675 processor with on MIUI 10 top based on Android 9 Pie (MIUI 11 now available) backed by a 4,000mAh battery supporting 18W fast charge (doesn’t ship with fast charger).

At the back, Redmi Note 7 Pro packs in a dual camera system comprising of a 48MP Sony IMX586 sensor as its primary lens coupled with a 5MP secondary depth sensor. Upfront, Note 7 Pro has a 13MP sensor. Redmi Note 7 pro is now available starting at Rs 10,999 via Flipkart and

Realme 5i

Realme 5i features a 6.52-inch HD+ display offering a screen resolution of 720 x 1600 pixels with a water drop notch on top. Under the hood, Realme 5i is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 SoC, paired with upto 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage. Realme 5i dons a quad camera system at the back.

The four camera setup on Realme 5i features a 12-megapixel main camera, an 8-megapixel wide-angle lens, 2-megapixel depth sensor and finally a 2-megapixel macro sensor. 

Upfront Realme 5i comes with an 8-megapixel selfie lens. Realme 5i is backed by the same 5,000mAh battery as Realme 5 with a 10W wired charger in the box. Realme 5i now starts at Rs 9,999 post the hike. The smartphone was earlier launched starting at Rs 8,999, now increased by a minimum of Rs 1,000.

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