Redmi Note 8 Pro will once again go on sale in India later today. The phone will be up for grabs via Mi.com and Amazon, with the sale scheduled to start at 12pm (noon) with some offers in tow for the buyers. The Redmi Note 8 Pro features a quad rear camera setup that includes a main 64-megapixel snapper, assisted by a wide-angle lens, and a dedicated macro shooter. The Redmi Note 8 Pro also comes equipped with a 4,500mAh battery that supports 18W fast charging to quickly juice up the phone.
The Redmi Note 8 Pro price starts at Rs. 14,999 for the phone's base 6GB RAM + 64GB storage variant, while the 6GB RAM + 128GB storage option is priced at Rs. 15,999. The top-end 8GB RAM + 128GB storage variant carries a price tag of Rs. 17,999. Redmi Note 8 Pro is available in Halo White, Gamma Green, Electric Blue, and Shadow Black colour options. It will go on sale via Amazon, Mi.com, and Mi Home stores starting at 12pm (noon) today.
As for sale offers, there is a 10 percent instant discount on purchases made using Axis Bank debit and credit cards, and a similar offer is also available for ICICI Bank customers. Airtel customers can avail double data benefits if they opt for the Rs. 249 or Rs. 349 prepaid plan. No-cost EMI plans are on the table as well.
The dual-SIM (Nano) Redmi Note 8 Pro runs Android 9 Pie with MIUI 10 custom skin. It sports a 6.53-inch full-HD+ (1080 x 2340 pixels) HDR display with 19.5:9 aspect ratio and has a waterdrop notch on top, much like its predecessor. It is powered by the octa-core MediaTek Helio G90T SoC paired with up to 8GB of RAM.
Redmi Note 8 Pro has a quad rear camera setup that includes a 64-megapixel primary shooter, accompanied by a 2-megapixel macro lens, an 8-megapixel ultra-wide-angle camera, and a 2-megapixel depth sensor for portrait shots. There is a 20-megapixel front camera with an f/2.0 lens for selfies and video calls.
The Xiaomi offering has up to 128GB of onboard storage. Connectivity options on the Redmi Note 8 Pro include Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth v5.0, GPS/ A-GPS, IR blaster, USB Type-C, and a 3.5mm headphone jack. The phone packs a 4,500mAh battery with support for 18W fast charging.
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