Xiaomi had announced the Redmi Note 8 and the Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro in August 2019. The Redmi Note 8 is powered by a Qualcomm SDM665 Snapdragon 665 (11 nm) Octa-core (4x2.0 GHz Kryo 260 Gold & 4x1.8 GHz Kryo 260 Silver) processor and runs on Android 9.0. The smartphones are aimed at the budget segment and come in eight colour variants including Neptune Blue, Moonlight White, Space Black, Nebula Purple, Cosmic Purple, among others. The Redmi Note 8 is priced starting at Rs 9,999 across online stores in India.
The Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro is priced at Rs 13,999. It is powered by a MediaTek Helio processor and runs Android 9.0. It has a quad rear camera setup and a 20 MP front camera. Backed by a 4500 mAh battery the phone can easily last for a day, according to the company.
The design of the Redmi Note 8 is similar to its predecessor the Redmi Note 7 and has a 6.3-inch screen. The phone has a waterdrop notch at the top, and a white notification LED above the screen. It has Gorilla Glass 5 protection on the front and the back for protection against scratches and bumps. Xiaomi says that the phone has P2i coating which makes this phone splash-proof. The power button and volume keys are placed on its right side.
It has a full-HD+ display with 1080 x 2280 pixels resolution. 0 price point. The phone is certified by TUV Rheinland for blue light reduction. It is available in three colour options including Neptune Blue, Space Black and Moonlight White. It has the dimension of 158.3 x 75.3 x 8.4 mm and weighs 190 grams.
The Redmi Note 8 has a rear quad-camera setup which includes a 48 MP f/1.79 camera which takes 16-megapixel shots by default and is capable of recording videos at up to 4K 30fps or 1080p 60fps. The phone has a secondary 8 MP f/2.2 wide-angle camera, a 2 MP macro camera, and a fourth 2 MP depth sensor.
In the front, there is a 13 MP sensor for clicking selfies and making video calls. The camera on the Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 comes with features like LED flash, HDR, and panorama shot.
Qualcomm Spectra 165 image signal processor offers high-quality shots in almost any setting, claims QUALCOMM. The processor allows you to take close-ups, wide, and ultra-wide shots with the same image, with up to 48 megapixels sensors, says the tech giant.
The phone is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 processor which comes with four performance cores and four efficiency cores. The device comes with Adreno 610 graphics and is available in 3 GB RAM, 4 GB RAM and 6 GB RAM variants. The device ships with Android 9.0 (Pie) with the company proprietary MIUI 11 on top.
Battery and storage
The phone has a 4000mAh battery which supports 18W fast charging. An 18W charger is included in the box. The device is available in a number of variants including 32 GB, 64 GB, and 128 GB. The phone supports expandable memory up to 256 GB via a microSD card slot.
Qualcomm says that the Snapdragon 665 is more energy-efficient and has a long-lasting battery life with rapid charging via Qualcomm® Quick Charge™ 3.0 technology. It has more powerful processing via the Qualcomm® Kryo™ 260 CPU.
The smartphone comes with Bluetooth 5.0, and Wi-Fi 802.11ac support. It has a dual sim with dual standby with 4G support. Apart from this, the phone has 3G, GPS, and USB connectivity. It has USB 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector and USB On-The-Go.
The smartphone is available in a number of variants with 32 GB, 64 GB, and 128 GB storage which is expandable via a microSD card slot. It has a Qualcomm SDM665 Snapdragon 665 (11 nm) Octa-core (4x2.0 GHz Kryo 260 Gold & 4x1.8 GHz Kryo 260 Silver) processor and Adreno 610 GPU.
The Qualcomm SDM665 Snapdragon 665 octa-core processor features 3rd-generation Qualcomm AI Engine which offers better camera performance, better security performance, and better gaming performance, according to Qualcomm. The phone runs on the Android 9.0 based company’s proprietary MIUI 11.
The chipset comes with Qualcomm Snapdragon X12 LTE Modem which is designed to support quick response on the go, according to the company. The processor offers improved Wi-Fi adds Qualcomm. The 3rd generation Qualcomm AI Engine is capable of smart biometrics, for features like 3D Face Unlock and Object Detection claims the company. This opens up more camera capabilities including Portrait Mode and Low Light Night Mode for better pictures.
The Snapdragon X12 LTE modem can support connectivity with LTE download speeds up to 600 Mbps.
The phone comes with a 3.5 mm headphone jack and has a loudspeaker. It has an integrated FM Radio. The device comes with USB 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, and USB On-The-Go. It has an infrared port. The 2+1 SIM card tray is on the left of the device. The Redmi Note 8 has a bottom-mounted speaker.
It comes with an integrated accelerometer, gyroscope, proximity, and compass sensors. The phone comes with an integrated rear-mounted fingerprint sensor for additional security.
The Redmi Note 8 is available in 4 GB of RAM with 64 GB of storage and costs Rs. 9,999, while the 6 GB of RAM with 128 GB of storage variant is priced for Rs. 12,999.
Redmi Note 8 64GB Price In India Starts From Rs. 11999 The best price of Redmi Note 8 64GB is Rs. 11999 in Amazon, which is 8% less than the cost of Redmi Note 8 64GB in Flipkart Rs.12999.This Mobile Phones is expected to be available in 16GB,64GB,128GB variant(s).
|Amazon||Redmi Note 8 (Neptune Blue, 4GB RAM, 64GB Storage)||₹ 11,999|
|Flipkart||Redmi Note 8 (Moonlight White, 64 GB)(4 GB RAM)||₹ 12,999|
|Amazon||Redmi Note 8 (Space Black, 6GB RAM, 128GB Storage)||₹ 14,499|
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