Redmi Note 8 Pro, MIUI 11 India launch today: Watch live stream, expected price, and more

By Prakhar Khanna | Published on 16 Oct 2019
Redmi Note 8 Pro, MIUI 11 India launch today: Watch live stream, expected price, and more

Redmi Note 8 Pro will launch in India today at 12 PM.

MIUI 11 Global ROM release may also be announced alongside the Redmi Note 8 Pro.

Redmi Note 8 Pro was launched in China in August.


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Redmi Note 8 Pro is all set to launch in India today at 12 PM. The company has already launched the device alongside the Redmi 8 in China in August. The phone is being teased on the Amazon India website as well as on Xiaomi is also expected to launch MIUI 11 Global ROM at today’s event.

Redmi Note 8 Pro specifications

Redmi Note 8 Pro features a 6.53-inch FHD+ LCD display that has a waterdrop notch. According to the company, it boasts a 91.94 percent screen to body ratio. It also sports a curved Gorilla Glass 5 panel on the back. 

Redmi Note 8 Pro is powered by the MediaTek Helio G90T chipset. In China, it was launched in three variants: 6GB RAM + 64GB storage, 6GB RAM + 128GB storage and 8GB RAM + 128GB storage. However, we don’t know which variants will make their way to India. Further, it has liquid cooling support for improving the gaming experience. 

In the optics department, Redmi Note 8 Pro sports a quad rear camera setup: Samsung-developed 64MP sensor with an aperture of f/1.7 + an 8MP ultra-wide lens + a 2MP depth sensor + a 2MP macro lens. On the front lies a 20MP selfie shooter. The company says Redmi Note 8 Pro is capable of recording videos at 960 frames per second.

The smartphone packs a 4500mAh battery with support for 18W fast charging. Redmi Note 8 Pro runs MIUI 10 based on Android 9 Pie. However, the company may announce the rollout of MIUI 11 Global ROM alongside the device.

Redmi Note 8 Pro also features NFC, splash-proof coating, Corning Gorilla Glass 5, and a 3.5mm audio jack.

Redmi Note 8 Pro Price in India (expected)

Redmi Note 8 Pro’s price and availability are yet to be known. For reference, Redmi Note 8 Pro starts at CNY 1,399, which converts to Rs 14,000 approx. It goes up to CNY 1,799 (approx. Rs 18,000) for the 8GB RAM + 128GB storage variant.

Watch Redmi Note 8 Pro launch live

As mentioned earlier, the Redmi Note 8 will launch in India at 12 PM. The company will be live streaming the launch on YouTube. You can watch the live stream in the video embedded below.


Redmi Note 8 Pro 8GB Key Specs, Price and Launch Date

Release Date: 16 Oct 2019
Variant: 128GB
Market Status: Launched

Key Specs

  • Screen Size Screen Size
    6.53" (1080 X 2340)
  • Camera Camera
    64 + 8 + 2 + 2 | 20 MP
  • Memory Memory
  • Battery Battery
    4500 mAh
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