Redmi Note 8 Pro With Snapdragon 730G Coming To India? All Details Here
Xiaomi has been winning big in the budget market with the latest Redmi Note 8 series. While the standard Note 8 is doing well in the under 10,000 circuit, the Note 8 Pro is currently the most sought-after device under 15,000 category.
Redmi Note 8 Pro was unveiled last month in India starting at Rs 14,999.
The device packs in everything you would want on a flagship smartphone backed by top features.
But, soon Realme would be bringing an updated version of the current Realme XT to take on Note 8 Pro hands-on running on Snapdragon 730G. Realme X2 review units are already being sent out, hinting at an imminent launch.
Redmi Note 8 Pro 730G India Launch: What’s The Reality?
There has been some big rumours that Redmi Note 8 Pro will later launch with a more powerful processor to challenge some of the other smartphones in the same range. Even the upcoming Realme X2 with Snapdragon 730G is being dubbed as the Note 8 Pro killer.
So, is Xiaomi bringing a new Redmi Note 8 Pro running on Snapdragon 730?
Sadly no. It would have an awesome combination, but do note, the device already runs on a dedicated gaming chipset. The MediaTek Helio G90T processor does a good job given the top-end games or extensive multitasking.
It doesn’t make sense to upgrade the device with another gaming chip with almost similar functionalities and power.
Redmi Note 8 Pro 730G Reality: Does Note 8 Pro 730G Even Exists?
There has been multiple reports suggesting that the company is working on a new Redmi Note 8 Pro with Snapdragon 730G processor, the Redmi Note 8 Pro 730G. Well the company GM once for all have clarified all the rumours, and confirmed that no such phone is coming.
No Redmi Note 8 Pro 730G exists, neither any Redmi Note 8 Pro running on Snapdragon 730 is coming.
The company has officially confirmed that all the rumours about Redmi Note 8 Pro 730G are fake, and no Note 8 Pro with Snapdragon 730 exists.
Redmi Note 8 Pro Specs: Display, Design, Hardware, Battery
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 protected by Gorilla Glass 5.
It comes with a dot drop notch up front that equipped with a 13MP selfie sensor.
Redmi Note 8 Pro comes with a quad camera system featuring a primary 64MP Samsung GW1 sensor with f/1.7 aperture along with three additional sensors: 2MP depth sensor, 8MP Ultra Wide lens and 2cm Macro lens.
Redmi Note 8 Pro runs on MediaTek Helio G90T processor with upto 8GB RAM. Redmi Note 8 Pro packs a 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 10 out of the box with a dedicated 3.5mm headphone jack, IP52 and NFC support. The device will receive the latest MIUI 11 update in December.
Redmi Note 8 Pro Pricing, Note 8 Pro India Price
The base model of Redmi Note 8 Pro in India with 6GB RAM and 64GB storage is available at Rs 14,999. The 6GB RAM with 128GB storage mid-end Redmi Note 8 Pro model is priced aggressively at Rs 15,999.
Lastly, the Note 8 Pro top-end model with 8GB RAM and 128GB storage is priced at Rs 17,999.
Both the Redmi Note 8 smartphones are available via Amazon India and Mi.com. Limited units are also available via selected Mi Home Stores. The company also recently launched a special 3GB Redmi Note 8 model for offline market.