Xiaomi Redmi Note 8, Redmi Note 8 Pro Launched – All You Need To Know

Xiaomi has finally launched the Redmi Note 8 and Redmi Note 8 Pro smartphones. Both devices come with a quad rear camera set-up. The company also unveiled a new version of its RedmiBook 14. Read more to find about Xiaomi Redmi Note 8, Redmi Note 8 Pro Price in India, Specifications, and Features

Xiaomi Redmi Note 8, Redmi Note 8 Pro

Price and Availability

Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 (starting) CNY 999 (approx Rs 10,000)
Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro (starting) CNY 1,399 (approx Rs 14,000)

The Redmi Note 8 is priced in China at CNY 999 (approx Rs 10,000) for the 4GB RAM/ 64GB storage variant. The 6GB RAM/ 64GB storage and 6G/ 128GB storage variants cost CNY 1,199 (approx Rs 12,000) and CNY 1,399 (approx Rs 14,000), respectively.

On the other hand, the Redmi Note 8 Pro comes with a price tag of CNY 1,399 (approx Rs 14,000) for the 6GB RAM/ 64GB storage variant. The 6GB RAM/ 128GB storage and 8GB RAM/ 128GB storage variants are priced at CNY 1,599 (approx Rs 16,000) and CNY 1,799 (approx Rs 18,000), respectively.

Xiaomi is also offering a special World of Warcraft limited edition of the Redmi Note 8 Pro. It comes with exclusive goodies, custom themes, etc.

As of now, there is no information about the Indian price or launch date.

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Specifications and Features

  • Four rear cameras
  • Android 9 Pie OS
  • MIUI 10
  • USB Type-C port
  • 3.5mm audio jack
  • IR blaster
  • 18W fast charging support
  • Gorilla Glass 5 protection
  • Three color options

The new smartphones come with a quad-camera set up on the back. The Pro model comes with a 64-megapixel primary sensor (compared to 48-megapixel primary sensor on standard edition).

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 comes in Dream Blue, Meteorite Black, and White color options. The Black variant is the only one without the gradient finish. The Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro also comes in three color options (Pearl White, Ice Emerald, and Electric Light Grey).

The dual-SIM (Nano) smartphones run Android 9 Pie operating system with MIUI 10 on top. Other features include a USB Type-C port, 3.5mm audio jack, and an IR blaster.

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Xiaomi Redmi Note 8

Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 665
RAM 4GB/ 6GB
Internal Storage 64GB/ 128GB
Display 6.39-inch, Full-HD+ (1080 x 2340 pixels), 19.5:9 aspect ratio, 90% screen-to-body ratio
OS Android 9 Pie
Primary (Rear) Camera Quad (48MP + 8MP + 2MP + 2MP) with flash
Front Camera 13MP
Battery 4,000mAh
Dual SIM Yes

The new smartphone is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 processor along with up to 6GB RAM and 64GB/ 128GB internal storage. The 4,000mAh battery comes with 18W fast charging support.

The quad-camera set up includes a 48-megapixel primary sensor, an 8-megapixel wide-angle camera, and two 2-megapixel cameras. For selfies and video calling, the new handset sports a 13-megapixel front camera.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 8, Redmi Note 8 Pro

The 6.39-inch display comes with Full-HD+ (1080 x 2340 pixels) resolution, 19.5:9 aspect ratio, 90 percent screen-to-body ratio, and a waterdrop-shaped notch. It includes Gorilla Glass 5 protection on both front and back.

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Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro

Processor MediaTek Helio G90T
RAM 6GB/ 8GB
Internal Storage 64GB/ 128GB
Display 6.53-inch, Full-HD+ (1080 x 2340 pixels), 19.5:9 aspect ratio
OS Android 9 Pie
Primary (Rear) Camera Quad (64MP + 8MP + 2MP + 2MP) with flash
Front Camera 20MP
Battery 4,500mAh
Dual SIM Yes

The premium smartphone is powered by a MediaTek Helio G90T processor along with up to 8GB RAM and 64GB/ 128GB internal storage. It also comes with a liquid cooling system and a Game Turbo 2.0 mode.

The quad-camera set up includes a 64-megapixel primary sensor, an 8-megapixel wide-angle camera, and two 2-megapixel cameras. For selfies and video calling, the handset sports a 20-megapixel front camera.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 8, Redmi Note 8 Pro

The 6.53-inch display comes with Full-HD+ (1080 x 2340 pixels) resolution, 19.5:9 aspect ratio, and a waterdrop-shaped notch. It also comes with Gorilla Glass 5 on both front and back.

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro is also IP52 certified. The 4,500mAh battery comes with 18W fast charging support.

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