Xiaomi’s sub-brand Redmi last week launched two new smartphones in India. Redmi Note 8 Pro and Redmi Note 8 launched in the country that is also the successors of Redmi Note 8 series, which were launched by the company a few months ago in its home market China. Today both the smartphones will be put on sale in India via Amazon, Mi.com and Mi Home offline stores. The key highlights of the smartphones include; Redmi Note 8 Pro comes with a quad rear camera setup whereas the younger sibling has a triple rear camera system.
Redmi Note 8 Pro, Redmi Note 8 pricing availability and launch offers
Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro and Redmi Note 8 will go on its first sale in India today from 12 noon onwards via Amazon, Mi.com and Mi Home Stores. Redmi Note 8 Pro will be available in three colour options Gamma Green, Halo White and Shadow Black, whereas Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 comes in four colour options Moonlight White, Neptune Blue, Space Black colours.
Redmi Note 8 Pro has been launched in three storage options, 6GB RAM with 64GB storage model at Rs 14,999, whereas 6GB RAM with 128GB storage variant will be available with a price tag of Rs 15,999 and the 8GB RAM with 128GB storage model can be purchased at Rs 17,999.
Xiaomi introduced Redmi Note 8 in two storage models 4GB RAM with 64GB of storage and 6GB RAM with 128GB storage version. Both the variants can be purchased at Rs 9,999 and Rs 12,999 respectively.
The launch offers includes double data benefits for Airtel subscribers on the pre-paid recharge of Rs 249 and Rs 349 valid up to 10 months.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro specifications
Redmi Note 8 Pro features a 6.53-inch FHD+ display with 19.5:9 aspect ratio with 1,080×2,340 pixels screen and also has Corning Gorilla Glass 5 for protection. The device is powered by a Mediatek Helio G90T CPU with up to 8GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage option. Note 8 Pro runs Android Pie with MIUI 10 on top.
In terms of camera, Redmi Note 8 Pro comes with a quad rear camera setup that includes a 64-megapixel primary sensor with an f/1.89 lens and also supported with an 8megapixel camera and FOV sensors with an ultra-wide-angle f/2.2 lens. There are also two 2-megapixel sensors with an ultra-macro lens and a depth sensor. While on the front there is a 20-megapixel front-facing camera sensor with an f/2.0 lens.
On the connectivity front, the phone includes Wi-Fi, dual NANO SIMs slots, Bluetooth v5.0, GPS/A-GPS, USB Type-C and IR blaster. Redmi Note 8 Pro sensors includes an accelerometer, ambient light, gyroscope, proximity sensor, a magnetometer and a rear fingerprint sensor. The handset houses a 4,500mAh battery that supports 18W fast charging support.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 specifications
Redmi Note 8 comes with a 6.39-inch FHD+ display with 1,080×2,280 pixels resolution and 19.5:9 aspect ratio. The newly launched smartphone is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 chipset paired with up to 6GB RAM and 128GB storage. The storage can be expanded up to 512GB via microSD card. The device runs on Android Pie with MIUI 10 on top. The handset draws its power from a battery with a capacity of 4,000mAh.
In terms of imaging capabilities, Redmi Note 8 features a triple rear camera set up. The set up includes a 48-megapixel main sensor with an f/1.79 of aperture. Also assisted by an 8-megapixel wide-angle camera sensor with 120-degree field of view. There is also a twin 2-megapixel cameras with macro and depth sensors. While on the front there is a 13-megapixel selfie camera with f/2.0 aperture.
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