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[News] Redmi Note 8 and Redmi Note 8 Pro launched, price starts at around Rs 10,000

2019-08-29 07:09:25
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The Redmi Note 8 and the Redmi Note 8 Pro launches today. The Redmi Note comes with 48MP main rear camera while the Note 8 Pro includes 64MP camera. It is the first 64MP camera phone from Redmi.
HIGHLIGHTS
  • Redmi Note 8 and Redmi Note 8 Pro launches in China.
  • Redmi Note 8 and Redmi Note 8 Pro are expected to launch in India soon.
  • Redmi Note 8 Pro comes with 64MP camera on rear and is powered by MediaTek Helio G90T.



Xiaomi sub-brand Redmi launches the Redmi Note 8 series today. The Redmi Note 8 launches for starting price of 999 Yuan (roughly translates to Rs 10,000) while the price of Redmi Note 8 Pro starts at 1399 yuan (roughly translates to Rs 14,000). Both the Redmi Note 8 and the Redmi Note 8 come with Gorilla Glass 5 protection on the front and back.

The Redmi Note 8 and the Redmi Note 8 Pro have some similarities but there are several differences as well. The Redmi Note 8 Pro is an upgraded version of the Redmi Note 8 in almost all aspects. The Redmi Note 8 Pro is the first smartphone from Redmi to come with 64MP main camera. The Redmi Note 8 comes with a 48MP primary camera on the rear panel.

Redmi Note 8 and Redmi Note 8 Pro price
The Redmi Note 8 Pro comes in three variants -- 6GB RAM + 64GB storage that costs 1399 Yuan (translates to Rs 14,000), 6GB + 128GB that costs 1599 Yuan (translates to Rs 16,000) and 8GB RAM + 128GB that costs 1799 Yuan (translates to Rs 18,000). The Redmi Note 8 comes in three variants -- 4GB RAM + 64GB for 999 Yuan that translates to Rs 10,000, 6GB+ 64GB storage model costs1199 Yuan (translates to 12,000) and lastly 6GB RAM + 128GB storage model comes for 1399 yuan (around Rs 14,000).

Redmi Note 8 specifications
The biggest highlight of the Redmi Note 8 is its rear camera setup. The Redmi Note 8 comes with four cameras on the back. This is for the first time that a Note from Redmi comes with quad camera setup on the rear panel. The Redmi Note 8 comes with primary 48MP Samsung GM1 sensor with f/1.79 aperture, 2MP depth sensor, 8MP Ultra Wide lens (covers120-degree), and 2CM Macro lens.

On the front the Redmi Note 8 comes with a 13MP selfie camera. The Redmi Note 8 includes rear-mounted fingerprint sensor. With the Redmi Note 8 series the company shifts the Redmi logo on the front. The Redmi logo sits on the chin of the phone.

On the hardware front the Redmi Note 8 comes with Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 processor. The same chip powers the Xiaomi Mi A3. The Redmi Note 8 comes with 4000mAh battery with support for 18W fast charging support with USB Type C out-of-the-box. The phone runs on Android 9 Pie based on MIUI 10. The phone also includes a 3.5mm headphone jack.

The phone comes with a 6.3-inch FHD+ screen that offers 90 per cent screen-to-body ratio. The smartphone includes dot drop notch on the front that equips single selfie camera. The phone comes with Gorilla Glass 5 support on the front as well as on the back.

Redmi Note 8 Pro specifications
The Redmi Note 8 Pro is an upgraded version of the Redmi Note 8. The Redmi Note 8 Pro comes with a 6.53-inch FHD+ screen and it offers 91.94 per cent screen-to-body ratio and sports 3D curved glass as well. The smartphone includes dot drop notch on the front that equips a single 13MP selfie sensor. The phone includes Gorilla Glass 5 protection on the front as well as on the back.

The Redmi Note 8 Pro comes with four cameras on the back. This is for the first time that a Note from Redmi comes with quad camera setup on the rear panel. The Note 8 Pro is also the first smartphone from Redmi to come with 64MP camera. The Redmi Note 8 Pro comes with primary 64MP Samsung GW1 sensor with f/1.7 aperture that clicks big 9248x6936 images, 2MP depth sensor, 8MP Ultra Wide lens, and 2CM Macro lens. Xiaomi confirms the Sky replacement from Redmi K20 series will come with Redmi Note 8 Pro. The phone can record videos in 960fps. On the front the Redmi Note 8 Pro comes with a 20MP selfie camera.

On the hardware front the Redmi Note 8 Pro comes with MediaTek Helio G90T processor. The same chip powers the Xiaomi Mi A3. Redmi confirms that the Redmi Note 8 Pro will support Blackshark's gaming controller that will sell for 179 yuan -- introductory price 99 yuan.

The Redmi Note 8 Pro comes with 4500mAh battery with support for 18W fast charging support with USB Type C out-of-the-box. The phone runs on Android 9 Pie based on MIUI 10. The phone also includes a 3.5mm headphone jack, IP52, and NFC support.
Redmi also launches World of Warcraft edition of the Redmi Note 8 Pro.

Redmi Note 8 and Redmi Note 8 Pro India launch details
The Redmi Note 8 and the Redmi Note 8 Pro launches in China for now. As of yet, there are no details of the India launch. However, in the past, Xiaomi India Managing Director and Global VP Manu Jain confirmed that the 64MP Redmi phone -- hinting at the Redmi Note 8 Pro -- will come to India very soon. We expect Xiaomi to announce the launch date of the Redmi Note 8 series in the weeks to come.




2019-08-29 07:09:25
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2019-08-29 07:26:47

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please come to india
2019-08-29 07:29:42

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Truly value for Money.
2019-08-29 07:46:24

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waiting for this
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best smartphone
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Spr Mobile. I love redmi.
2019-08-29 10:13:45

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2019-08-29 10:14:58

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2019-08-29 10:16:55
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