Newly launched Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Series includes four variants – Note 8 Pro, Note 8, Redmi 8, Redmi 8A
Xiaomi, one of the fastest selling smartphone brands, today announced the launch of Redmi Note 8 Series Smartphones at the launch event in Dubai. Redmi Note 8 Pro Redmi Note 8, Redmi 8 and Redmi 8A were introduced along with Mi Wireless Car Charger for those on the move.
One of the highlights of the launch was Redmi Note 8 Pro which comes with best-in-class Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 mobile platform, 2GHz octa-core MediaTek Helio G90T gaming processor paired with up to 8GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage. Redmi Note 8 Pro is also packed with the brand’s first-ever 64MP quad camera making it an ideal companion for photographers, gamers and anyone seeking an accessible flagship-quality experience.
Redmi Note 8 Pro
Mi Note 8 Pro featuring Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 offers better CPU and GPU performance. Redmi Note 8 Pro is powered by a 2GHz octa-core MediaTek Helio G90T gaming processor paired with up to 8GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage. The gaming processor with LiquidCool technology Wi-FI X antenna is the secret weapon for the professional game lovers. The Redmi Note 8 Pro runs Android 9 Pie and is powered by a 4500mAh – the Redmi Note series highest power capacity to date non-removable battery. The Redmi Note 8 Pro supports proprietary fast charging.
Equipped with a large 6.53” FHD+ Dot Drop display and rear fingerprint sensor, the device achieves a 91.4% screen-to-body ratio. The display is also TÜV Rheinland certified, providing protection against blue light and reducing the likeliness of visual fatigue. Redmi Note 8 Pro sports Corning Gorilla Glass 5 on its front and back to safeguard against accidental falls and general wear and tear.
Offering an AI quad-camera setup, Mi Note 8 Pro features a primary 64MP ultra-high-resolution camera meanwhile with an 8MP ultra-wide-angle camera with a 120° field of view, a 2MP macro camera and 2MP depth sensor come together to create Redmi’s most versatile camera.
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To top it off, Redmi Note 8 Pro is equipped with an additional WiFi X antenna for a more reliable internet connection, as well as 1217SLS speakers and a Smart PA for improved gaming audio. Redmi Note 8 Pro also offers 18W Type-C fast charging, multifunctional NFC, an IR blaster and a 3.5mm headphone jack. The phone is available in two variants of 6 GB + 64 GB and 6 GB +128 GB.
Redmi Note 8 Pro Pricing and Availability
Redmi Note 8 Pro will retail at AED 949 for 6GB+64GB, AED 1,049 for 6GB+128GB.
Top Features of Redmi Note 8 Pro
64MP Quad Camera
Redmi Note 8 Pro sports the latest Samsung GW1 sensor, equipped with ISOCELL Plus technology and a staggering 64 million pixels. This means the rear camera delivers insanely high resolution photos for print mediums as tall as 3.26 meters in height. In addition to the 64MP primary camera, the device is equipped with an 8MP ultra-wide camera with a 120° ﬁeld of view, 2MP macro camera, and 2MP depth sensor, making it the most versatile Redmi shooter ever
Incredible Gaming Experience
Redmi Note 8 Pro is powered by the latest MediaTek Helio G90T chipset, an octa-core CPU clocked up to 2.05GHz. Powering the gaming experience is Arm Mali-G76 3EEMC4 GPU with a max frequency of 800MHz. Combining this with the powerful LiquidCool system, Redmi Note 8 Pro can sustain peak performance for extended periods, so users can game high-speed and hassle-free.
Powerful Battery & Fast Charge Support
Redmi Note 8 Pro builds on the Redmi Note tradition with a massive 4500mAh battery—the series’ largest ever. This large battery can carry users through the day and even the next, depending on usage conditions. Redmi Note 8 Pro also features 18W Type-C fast charging, a 3.5mm headphone jack, and multifunctional NFC.
6.53” FHD+ Immersive Display
Redmi Note 8 Pro features a large 6.53” 19.5:9 FHD+ immersive display. The high pixel density 2340 × 1080 resolution ensures a crisp viewing experience, and 84% NTSC color gamut offers realistic, vibrant colors. Redmi Note 8 Pro also features Corning Gorilla Glass 5 on both front and rear, protecting it from both accidental falls and day-to-day wear and tear.
Redmi Note 8
Also introduced at the launch was Redmi Note 8, a photography powerhouse with a quad-camera setup, 6.39-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 1080×2340 pixels and an aspect ratio of 19.5:9. Redmi Note 8 packs the power of octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 processor 4GB of RAM and comes with Android 9 Pie and 4000mAh non-removable battery supporting Xiaomi’s proprietary fast charging.
Powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 chipset, overall user experience is enhanced through its advanced AI technology, and improvements in power-efficiency ensure peak performance that will last all day.
Equipped with a 6.3” Dot Drop – TÜV Rheinland-certified display with 2.5D curved glass design, Redmi Note 8 offers an incredibly immersive FHD+ visual experience that achieves an impressive 90% screen-to-body ratio. Users can expect upgraded durability as the devices also tout Corning® Gorilla® Glass 5 protection — front and back — safeguarding against accidental falls and general wear and tear. Besides, Redmi Note 8 is also covered in a special nano-coating to make the device splash-resistant.
Whereas Note 8 features a 48MP AI quad ultra-high-resolution primary main camera with a 13 MP front camera, the Mi Note 8 series features 64MP, 8MP ultra-wide-angle camera, 2MP ultra macro and 2MP depth sensor cameras. The options offered by the combination of these amazing quad lenses combination can cover most settings, delivering an SLR-like photography experience.
Redmi Note 8 boasts high-capacity 4,000mAh battery and offers up to 18W charging over USB Type-C. The unique self-cleaning speaker function also expels dust and debris through low-frequency sonic pulses — another testament to Xiaomi’s dedication towards providing high-quality products.
Redmi Note 8 Pricing and Availability
Redmi Note 8 will be available in 4GB + 64GB for AED 729, and 4GB + 128GB for AED 829.
Redmi 8 and Redmi 8A
For more accessible range, the brand introduced Redmi 8 and Redmi 8A.
Redmi 8 comes wrapped in glass-like material providing a premium hands-on feel with a polished and glossy surface, powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 439 and 4GB of RAM. Redmi 8A comes in a fine, textured matt finish with excellent grip and at the same time, reducing fingerprint residues to a minimum. It packs Qualcomm Snapdragon 439 and 3GB of RAM. Both, Redmi 8 and Redmi 8A come with 6.22-inch HD+ IPS Dot Notch display that supports a Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection, dual-SIM (Nano), running Android 9 Pie with MIUI 10 on top
The Redmi Note 8 series phones are available in three colors. Redmi Note 8 Pro comes in Mineral Gray, Pearl White and Forest Green color while The Redmi Note 8 comes in Space Black, Neptune Blue, and Moonlight White. Whereas the Redmi 8 comes color variants of Onxy Black, Sapphire Blue and Ruby Red and Redmi 8A is available in Midnight Black, Ocean Blue, and Sunset Red.