Top features and Specs for Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 PRO
- 64-megapixel primary camera
- Quad camera setup at the back
- 18 watts super-fast charger
- Superb gaming performance
- 4500 mAH capacity battery
- MediaTek Helio G90T Processor
Price and Availability of Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro
The Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro is launched in China on 29th August 2019, and the company will launch it in India in October end.
Also, the first sale of Note 8 Pro in China saw 300,000 units sold in a frenzy. Undoubtedly, the Redmi Note 8 Pro is going to be in high demand when it launches in India.
The price for Redmi Note 8 Pro starts at CNY 1399 or Rs. 13,999 for the 6 GB Ram and 64 GB storage.
The 6 GB Ram and 128 GB storage version costs CNY 1599 (Rs. 16,000) and the 8 GB Ram and 128 GB storage version is available for CNY 1799 or Rs. 17,999.
Xiaomi has also launched the Redmi Note 8 in China, and that will go on sale on 17th September for the first time.
Key Specs and Details for Redmi Note 8
The significant upgrade for the Note 8 is the insanely fast processor apart from the presence of Quad-Cameras.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 PRO comes with MediaTek Helio G90T, Octa-Core processor which is faster than the Snapdragon 675 used in the current Gen Redmi Note 7 Pro.
Performance – MediaTek G90T
MediaTek recently showcased two new processors – Helio G90 and Helio G90T. Both the processors are capable of running games like Fortnite and PUBG at high settings.
The G90T comes with a maximum clock speed of 2.05 GHz and has the Arm Mali-G76 3EEMC4 GPU with 800 MHz clock speed.
Display and Design
The Note 8 Pro comes with glass back design and has a waterdrop notch. The screen is slightly larger, 6.53 inches in comparison to the 6.39 inch on the Redmi Note 8.
There is a Full HD+ (2340*1080 pixels) IPS LCD display that comes with 19.5:9 aspect ration and corning gorilla glass 5 protection.
Notably, the phone is a bit bulky (199 grams) and bigger to accommodate 12% more battery than the Note 8.
The Redmi Note 8 Pro is the first mobile from the brand that comes with Quad-Camera setup and even has 64 Megapixel camera lens. The 64 MP lens has an f/1.8 aperture and 0.8-micron pixel size.
The secondary ultra-wide-angle camera comes with an 8 Megapixel lens and can shoot fantastic wide-angle images. Furthermore, we have a 2 MP depth camera and a 2 MP macro lens.
The addition of 4 cameras seems more like a gimmick as there is very little we can achieve with these 2 MP lenses.
The Xiaomi phone has a primary camera with a 64-megapixel sensor which offers 38% more pixels than the 48 MP Redmi Note 7 Pro.
The camera can record 4K videos at 30 FPS and even comes with EIS support.
You can click detailed selfies using the Note 8 Pro’s 20 Megapixel front camera.
Software, Battery, and Connectivity
The Note 8 Pro comes with the Android 9.0 Pie update and runs on the MIUI 10. It will be interesting to see if Xiaomi disable the ads as they have done with the Redmi K20.
The battery capacity on the Note 8 Pro is bumped to 4500 mAH from 4000 maH on the Note 7 Pro. Additionally, Xiaomi is also offering 18 Watts fast charger along with the Note 8 Pro to ensure it charges fast.
There is 4G VOLTE Dual sim support, and you can even add a micro-sd card to expand the storage.
Similar to the Note 8, it comes with USB Type C port, 3.5 mm headphone jack, Bluetooth 5.0, and the IR blaster.
Should You Buy the Redmi Note 8 PRO?
The Redmi Note 8 Pro is a powerhouse with dope cameras and that too at an affordable price. Also, Xiaomi is not compromising with anything in this phone, and it is hard to find faults with the Note 8 Pro considering the price.
Go ahead … get one for yourself or your friends.
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