Xiaomi Redmi 8 Nigeria

Here you learn all about the Xiaomi Redmi 8 smartphone model in Nigeria, it’s price range and how you can buy the smartphone from the comfort of your home from various online market places in Nigeria or mobile shops.

Key Specs:

  • CPU: Snapdragon 439 2.0 GHz Octa Core
  • Ram: 3GB/4GB
  • Storage: 32GB/64GB ROM
  • Display: 6.22 inch Dot Drop 1520×720 display
  • SIM Type: Dual Nano SIM + MicroSD Card
  • Camera: 12MP+2MP dual rear camera + 8MP front camera
  • Battery: 5000mAh

The smartphone was released in October of 2019 into the Nigerian market sporting a 6.22 inches display and a screen resolution of 720 pixels by 1520 pixels the device has dual camera sensors setup at the rear with the camera located at the center of the top side of the smartphone.

The Xiaomi Redmi 8 is the higher variant of the Redmi 8A which were released together. The Xiaomi Redmi 8 also falls in the budget category of smartphone devices.

Most impressive property of the device is its incredible 5000mAh capacity battery running on the MIUI Android OS.


Overall this device is perfect option if you are looking to buy a smartphone for around 44 to 48K Naira that has sleek design, speed, good battery, good OS and camera.


Redmi 8 is 188g in weight with thickness of 9.4 mm. The dimension is 156.5 mm by 75.4 mm by 9.4 mm. while the resolution of the device is 720 pixels by 1520 pixels sporting a screen aspect ratio of 19:9 and 270 ppi density.

Network Band:

The Network support band includes GSM, HSPA and LTE/4G. With Dual Nano SIM.


As for the display perspective, it comes with a IPS Capacitive type of screen which is 6.22 inches in size. Reinforced with corning gorilla glass 5 protection for against dust and scratches.

The smartphone runs on Android 9.0 Pie MIUI 11 operating system which is also upgrade-able to any newest MIUI version through OTA, over the air update.

The chipset inside of the smartphone is the Qualcomm SDM439 chip sporting the Snapdragon 439 12nm processor having Octa-Core of 2×1.95 GHz Cortex-A53 and 6×1.45 GHz Cortex A53). The GPU is the Adreno 505 type for graphics processing demands or gaming.

The RAM of the smartphone comes in 3GB or 4GB depending on the variant going for different price tags. While the built in storage as well comes in 32GB and 64GB options.

The rear camera of the smartphone is 12MP+2MP sensors while the front selfie is a 8MP unit. The battery of the smartphone is a non-removable Li-Po 5000 mah battery capacity.

It also supports all Nigeria Network (MTN, GLO, 9Mobile, Airtel) bands and 4G LTE bands:

2G: GSM 1800MHz,GSM 1900MHz,GSM 850MHz,GSM 900MHz
3G: WCDMA B1 2100MHz,WCDMA B2 1900MHz,WCDMA B4 1700MHz,WCDMA B5 850MHz,WCDMA B8 900MHz
4G LTE: FDD B1 2100MHz,FDD B2 1900MHz,FDD B20 800MHz,FDD B3 1800MHz,FDD B4 1700MHz,FDD B5 850MHz,FDD B7 2600MHz,FDD B8 900MHz,TDD B38 2600MHz,TDD B40 2300MHz.

Specs Sheet Redmi 8:

  • Network GSM / HSPA / LTE
  • Dimensions 156.5 x 75.4 x 9.4 mm
  • Weight 188 g
  • Sim: Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
    Splash resistant
  • Display Type: IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
  • Size 6.22 inches
  • Resolution 720 x 1520 pixels
  • Aspect Ratio 19:9 ratio
  • Pixel Density 270 ppi density
  • Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 5
  • OS Android 9.0 (Pie); MIUI 11
  • Chipset Qualcomm SDM439 Snapdragon 439 (12 nm)
  • CPU Octa-core (2×1.95 GHz Cortex-A53 & 6×1.45 GHz Cortex A53)
  • RAM 3GB/4GB
  • GPU Adreno 505
  • Storage 32GB/ 64GB
  • Camera Single 12 MP, f/1.8, 1/2.55″, 1.4µm, Dual Pixel PDAF, 2 MP, depth sensor. Features LED flash, HDR, panorama. Video 1080p@30fps
  • Selfie Camera Single 8 MP, f/2.0, 1.12µm. HDR Video 1080p@30fps
  • Audio Loudspeaker
  • 3.5mm jack Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
  • WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
  • Bluetooth 4.2, A2DP, LE
  • Infrared port
  • Radio Wireless FM radio (no wired headphones required)
  • USB 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
  • Sensors Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, proximity, compass
  • Battery Non-removable Li-Po 5000 mAh batteryt battery 18W Fast Charging Adapter

Where to Buy

You can buy the smartphone from Jumia or Slot and other online market places in Nigeria or from any mobile phone selling shops near your environment.

How to Buy Xiaomi Redmi 8 from Jumia:

Simply create an account with Jumia if you don’t already have one already by simply going to jumia.com.ng on your browser or downloading the app.

Next, in the search box just at the top of Jumia, search for “Xiaomi Redmi 8”. You get several results, choose the results that best suits you and add to Cart. Then finally you can check out of the Cart to make payment.

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