At an event in New Delhi, Xiaomi has launched Redmi Note 8 Pro which is successor of Redmi Note 7 Pro. Highlights of this phone is its 64MP primary rear camera alongwith three other cameras. It gets facelift in design also compared to Redmi Note 7 Pro as it comes with Aura Design having glossy back cover with four sided curved glass having protection of Corning Gorilla Glass 5. This phone has a splash and dust resistant body with IP52 ratings.
Gorilla Glass 5 protection on the back and front. This phone comes in three variants of 6GB RAM+64GB/128GB ROM and 8GB RAM+128GB ROM. This phone will be available in three colors of Gamma Green, Halo White and Shadow Black.
This phone is armed with 64MP camera having Samsung’s ISOCELL Bright GW1 image sensor, 8MP 120-degree wide-angle sensor, 2MP depth sensor and 2MP macro lens. For selfies, this phone has 20MP AI front camera with features of AI Beauty, Portrait selfies, AI scene detection, AI face unlock and Panorama selfies.
The Redmi Note 8 Pro sports a 6.53-inch full HD+ display (2340 × 1080 pixels) with small notch, 91.4% screen-to-body ratio and protection of Corning Gorills Glass 5. This phone is powered by MediaTek Helio G90T processor with a dedicated HyperEngine and Game Turbo 2.0 for better optimisation for playing graphic-intensive games. It also has liquid cooling feature to address heating issues. This phone also comes with WiFi X antenna for a more stable connectivity when the user is doing gaming on this phone. This phone is packed with 4500mAh battery with 18W fast charger in the box. It comes with 6GB LPPDDR4x RAM with 64GB/128GB (UFS 2.1) storage AND 8GB LPPDDR4x RAM with 128GB (UFS 2.1) storage which can be further extended upto 512GB via dedicated microSD card. This phone has 2 Slots for Nano SIM cards and one dedicated for microSD card. This is the first smartphone from Xiaomi to have built in Alexa Support with dual wake word feature.
For connectivity, this phone offers features of Dual 4G VoLTE, BT 5, NFC, WiFi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz + 5GHz), GPS + GLONASS, USB Type-C, 3.5mm headphone jack. It runs on Android Pie with layer of MIUI 10 but will be updated to MIUI 11 in the month of December. This phone has rear fingerprint sensor and also incorporate IR sensor.
The Redmi Note 8 Pro is priced at Rs. 14,999 for the 6GB RAM with 64GB storage version, Rs. 15,999 for the 6GB RAM with 128GB storage version and Rs. 17,999 for the 8GB RAM with 128GB storage version. It will go on sale on Amazon.in and mi.com starting from October 21st.