Redmi Note 8 and Note 8 Pro
Redmi Note 8 and Note 8 Pro

Redmi presented the Redmi Note 8 and Redmi Note 8 Pro at a specially dedicated event in China. These phones are a big leap in terms of performance for Redmi Note 7 and Note 7 Pro. What’s more, Redmi Note 8 Pro debuted as the world’s first smartphone with a 64MP camera.

The non-pro version boasts a camera with a resolution of 48MP, like its predecessor. However, unlike it, it boasts as many as four cameras on the back. According to Redmi, both devices come to the market with balanced specifications and prices that meet all pockets. The Redmi Note 8 is the affordable model in the series and has a 6.3-inch IPS LCD screen with FHD+ resolution.

It has a waterdrop notch on the display housing the 13MP front camera sensor. It also has a 48MP primary rear camera sensor. The Redmi Note 8 Pro, on the other hand, is the top model in the series packing the most appealing specs. It’s the first smartphone in the industry to sport a 64MP camera.

Redmi Note 8
Redmi Note 8

Let’s have a look t the technical specs of both handsets in a listable form.

Redmi Note 8 Specifications, Features

  • Display: 6.3-inch IPS LCD screen with FHD+ resolution
  • Processor: Snapdragon 665 Processor
  • RAM and Storage: 4GB or 6GB of RAM and 64 GB or 128 GB internal storage (expandable via MicroSD card)
  • Front Camera: 13MP front camera (f / 2.2)
  • Four Rear Cameras:
    • 48MP Main Sensor (f / 1.8)
    • 8MP Ultra-Wide Secondary Sensor (F / 2.2)
    • 2MP macro tertiary sensor (f / 2.4)
    • 2MP depth sensor (f / 2.4)
  • Battery: 4,000 mAh fast-charging 18W battery
  • OS: Android 9.0 Pie under MIUI 10
  • Dimensions: 156.7 x 74.3 x 8.35 mm
  • Weight: 190g

Redmi Note 8 Pro Specifications, Features

  • Display: 6.53 inch IPS LCD screen with FHD + resolution
  • Processor & GPU: MediaTek Helio G90T Processor and Mali G-76 GPU
  • RAM and Internal Storage: 6GB or 8GB RAM and 64 GB or 128 GB internal storage
  • (expandable via MicroSD card)
  • Front Camera: 20MP front camera (f / 2.2)
  • Four Rear Cameras:
    • 64MP Main Sensor (f / 1.8)
    • 8MP Ultra-Wide Secondary Sensor (f / 2.2)
    • 2MP macro tertiary sensor (f / 2.4)
    • Depth sensor with 2 MP (f / 2.4)
  • Battery: 4,500 mAh battery with 18W quick charge support
  • OS: Android 9.0 Pie under MIUI 10
  • Dimensions: 161.3 x 76.4 x 8.8 mm
  • Weight: 199g

Redmi Note 8 and Redmi Note 8 Pro Price and Availability

According to Redmi, both handsets will go on sale in September at major Chinese retailers and on its official website. Check out the launch prices:

Redmi Note 8

  • 4 GB + 64 GB – 999 yuan (around INR 10,000)
  • 6 GB + 64 GB – 1,199 yuan (around INR 12,000)
  • 6 GB + 128 GB – 1,399 yuan (around INR 14,000)

Redmi Note 8 Pro

  • 6 GB + 64 GB – 1,399 yuan (around INR 14,000)
  • 6 GB + 128 GB – 1,599 yuan (around INR 16,000)
  • 8GB + 128GB – 1,799 yuan (around INR 18,000)