Connectivity options on the Redmi Note 8 include Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, GPS, USB Type-C, 3G, and 4G (with support for Band 40 used by some LTE networks in India) with active 4G on both SIM cards. Sensors on the phone include accelerometer, ambient light sensor, compass/ magnetometer, gyroscope, proximity sensor, and fingerprint sensor. The Redmi Note 8 supports face unlock.
The Redmi Note 8 measures 158.30 x 75.30 x 8.35mm (height x width x thickness) and weighs 188.00 grams. It was launched in Moonlight White, Neptune Blue, and Space Black colours. It bears a glass body.