Alongside the launch of the Redmi Note 8 Pro, Xiaomi also unveiled its younger sibling Redmi Note 8 in India. It’s a successor to the Redmi Note 7 that continues to provide a 48MP camera to the users, but with a more powerful chipset, new design and quad-cameras.
Redmi Note 8 Specs and Features
This smartphone sports a slightly smaller6.3-inch Full-HD+ LTPS LCD display as compared to the Note 8 Pro. It boasts a 90% screen-to-body ratio, 2340×1080 pixels resolution, and 19.5:9 aspect ratio.
This device is powered by the same chipset as Xiaomi’s latest Android One smartphone Mi A3. This device is coupled with up to 6GB RAM and 128GB storage (expandable via dedicated microSD card slot). You may also find a higher variant 8GB and 256GB versions.
Redmi Note 8 Pro offers you a 64MP quad-camera setup, but its younger sibling isn’t lacking in any sense. Note 8 features a 48MP (f/1.79) primary sensor, paired with an 8MP ultra-wide lens with 120-degree field-of-view, a 2MP macro lens (with 2cm focal length), and a 2MP depth sensor.
Redmi Note 8 comes equipped with a 4,000mAh battery and supports 18W fast-charging. The best part here is that Xiaomi is providing an 18W charger in the box itself.
It too runs Android 9 Pie-based MIUI 10 out-of-the-box, however, you should receive the MIUI 11 update before the end of this year.
Price and Availability
Note 8 has been priced starting at Rs. 9,999 for the base variant with 4GB of RAM and 64GB storage. You will have to spend Rs. 12,999 for the higher-end variant with 6GB RAM and 128GB storage.
This smartphone will be available in three amazing color variants namely Neptune Blue, Moonlight White, Cosmic Purple, and Space Black. It will go on sale starting from 21st October on Amazon India and Xiaomi’s official website.