Redmi Note 8, Note 8 Pro Launched In India: Price, Specs, Availability
Xiaomi India has unveiled the much-awaited Redmi Note 8 and Redmi Note 8 Pro in the country, set to disrupt the budget smartphone market once again. The company is again being very aggressive about its pricing.
Note 8 Pro and Note 8 seems to have everything you would need on good entry-level flagship smartphones.
The new Redmi Note series phones includes two devices as the predecessor series: Redmi Note 8 and Redmi Note 8 Pro. Redmi Note 8 starts at Rs 9,999, while the Pro variant, Note 8 Pro starts at Rs 14,999.
Redmi Note 8 Full Specs: Display, Design, Hardware
The regular Redmi Note 8 features a 6.3-inch Full HD+ screen offering 90 percent screen-to-body ratio with a dot drop notch on the front. The device sports a glass sandwich body with Gorilla Glass 5 support on the front and back.
Redmi Note 8 comes with a quad rear camera setup featuring a primary 48MP Samsung GM1 sensor with f/1.79 aperture, 2MP depth sensor, 8MP Ultra Wide lens with 120-degree depth view and a 2cm Macro lens. Upfront, Redmi Note 8 comes with a 13MP selfie camera.
Redmi Note 8 comes with Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 processor, the same chip which powers the recently launched Xiaomi Mi A3. The smartphone will come with the same 4,000mAh battery with support for 18W fast charging support and the same USB Type C port.
The device runs on Android 9 Pie based on MIUI 11 with a dedicated 3.5mm headphone jack.
Redmi Note 8 Pro Full Specs: Display, Design, Hardware
Redmi Note 8 Pro comes with a 6.53-inch Full HD+ screen offering an immersive 91.94 per cent screen-to-body ratio. On the out, the smartphone comes with a glass sandwich body sporting a 3D curved curved glass.
It comes with a dot drop notch up front that equipped with a 13MP selfie sensor. Redmi Note 8 Pro also comes with a quad camera system at the back. Note 8 Pro comes with the 64MP camera. The Redmi smartphone features a primary 64MP Samsung GW1 sensor with f/1.7 aperture, 2MP depth sensor, 8MP Ultra Wide lens and 2cm Macro lens.
Redmi Note 8 Pro comes with the newly launched MediaTek Helio G90T processor and will support Blackshark’s gaming controller that will sell separately.
Redmi Note 8 Pro will have larger 4,500mAh battery with support for 18W fast charging support with USB Type C port. Note 8 Pro also runs on Android 9 Pie based on MIUI 11 with a dedicated 3.5mm headphone jack, IP52 and NFC support.
Redmi Note 8 Series: Note 8 India Price, Note 8 Pro India Price
The base model of Redmi Note 8 Pro with 6GB RAM and 64GB storage will be available for Rs 14,999. The 6GB RAM with 128GB storage model will cost you Rs 15,999. There is also a top-end 8GB RAM and 128GB storage at Rs 17,999.
Redmi Note 8 will be available starting at Rs 9,999 for the 4GB RAM and 64GB storage model.
Lastly, the top-end 6GB RAM and 128GB storage configuration costs Rs 12,999.
Both the new Redmi Note 8 smartphones will go on sale starting on October 21. Both the new Redmi Note 8 smartphones: Note 8 and Note 8 Pro will be available via Amazon India, Mi.com and Mi Home Stores.