Xiaomi has announced it’s New Smartphone Redmi Note 8 Pro under its Redmi Note Series in China today. It is the most premium and feature-rich Note under its Redmi lineup. Also, it is the first smartphone to get 64MP Camera and Helio G90T SoC. Xiaomi also claims that this is the first device in this segment to feature liquid cool technology.
The smartphone is expected to launch in India soon and feature almost the same specifications and features as the Chinese Variant comes with. Users who are looking for Budget Gaming Smartphone which can incredibly handle PUBG and Forntnite should wait for this device to launch in India.
Redmi Note 8 Pro Specifications and features
Coming to the specifications and features, the smartphone comes with a 6.53-inch Full HD+ Display with Resolution of 2340 x 1080 Pixels and Waterdrop Notch at the top. The Display of the smartphone has TÜV Rheinland eye protection certification and it also gets Gorilla Glass 5 protection.
Redmi Note 8 Pro Performance
Redmi Note 8 Pro is powered by MediaTek Helio G90T SoC coupled with Arm Mali-G76 3EEMC4 GPU. It also gets Liquid cooling technology and Xiaomi Claims that it is capable to reduce the temperature by 4 to 6 degrees through liquid cooling. As far as storage is concerned, it gets 8GB LPPDDR4x RAM and up to128GB UFS 2.1 storage.
Talking about the camera, the camera of Note 8 Pro its Main highlight. It comes with Quad Camera Sensor at Rear with a 64MP Samsung GW1 sensor with f/1.8 aperture, an 8MP 120° ultra-wide-angle lens, a 2MP depth sensor and a 2MP macro camera. At the front, there is a 20MP Selfie Camera to capture great shots. It is the first smartphone to feature 64MPp Camera with Samsung GW1 Sensor.
The Redmi Note 8 Pro is powered by a 4,500mAh battery with Quick Charge 4+ support. And it also gets USB PD and MediaTek Pump Express support as well. Xiaomi is offering the Note 8 Pro with 18W fast charger and claims that it can charge the device to 50% in 36 minutes and a full charge in 1 hour and 50 minutes.
It also gets rear Mounted Fingerprint Sensor and IR Blaster at the top. Note 8 Pro also sports splash resistant body with the IP52 rating. The device runs on Android 9.0 Pie with MIUI 10 on top out of the box. Xiaomi has also launched the Limited World of Warcraft Edition of Note 8 pro which offers custom cases, themes, and gaming accessories.
Note 8 Pro Price and India Launch Date
Xiaomi has launched Redmi Note 8 pro in three variants at a Starting Price of 1399 yuan (Rs. 14,100 approx.) for the 6GB + 64GB variant. Whereas the 6GB + 128GB variant is priced at 1599 yuan (Rs. 16,100 approx.) and the top-end 8GB + 128GB variant is priced at 1799 yuan (Rs. 18,100 approx.). The Smartphone will be available in China from September 3 onwards.
Coming to the India Launch date and Price, Xiaomi has not yet revealed the launch date of Redmi Note 8 Pro in India but we can expect the device to launch in India at the time of Diwali Festive Season at the similar prices.
|Model||Redmi note 8 Pro|
|Launch Date||October 2019 (expected)|
|Expected Price||Rs. 14,500(expected)|
|Processor||Octa-core (2.05 GHz, Dual-core, Cortex A76 + 2 GHz, Hexa Core, Cortex A55)|
|Chipset||MediaTek Helio G90T|
|RAM||Up to 8GB|
|Size||6.53 inches (16.58 cm)|
|Resolution||1080 x 2340 pixels|
|Screen Protection||Corning Gorilla Glass 5|
|Touch Type||Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch|
|Pixel Density||395 ppi|
|Diff. Camera Settings||Exposure compensation and ISO control|
|Other Camera Features||Digital Zoom, Auto Flash, Face detection, Touch to focus|
|Flash||Dual LED (Rear)|
|Video Recording||3840×2160 @ 60 fps|
|Quick Charging support||Yes, Quick Charge 4+|
|Battery Capacity||4,500 mAh|
|In-display Fingerprint sensor||No|
|Sensors||Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope|
|3.5mm Jack||Yes Present|
|Water / Dust Proof||Yes|
|Wifi||Wi-Fi 802.11, a/ac/b/g/n/n 5GHz|
|Support||4G (supports Indian bands), 3G, 2G|
|Dual Sim VoLTE||Yes|
|Wireless Charging||Not Present|
|Internal Memory||up to 128GB|
|RAM||Up to 8GB|
|OS||Android 9.0 Pie|