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The Redmi Note series has been very important for Xiaomi. The Redmi Note 4 (Review) was the first model that sold in huge numbers, helping the Chinese smartphone giant cement its position in the Indian market. Xiaomi's Redmi Note 7 Pro is another highlight of the series, according to the company. Launched in February earlier this year, the Redmi Note 7 Pro offered impressive performance and good cameras at an aggressive price. Naturally, this puts a lot of pressure on its successor, the Redmi Note 8 Pro. While this new smartphone has been launched nine months after its predecessor, it claims to be better in every measurable way. Will the Redmi Note 8 Pro become the new yardstick for its segment? We put it to the test to answer that.
Redmi Note 8 Pro smartphone was launched on 29th August 2019. The phone comes with a 6.53-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 1080x2340 pixels and an aspect ratio of 19.5:9.
Redmi Note 8 Pro is powered by an octa-core MediaTek Helio G90T processor that features 2 cores clocked at 2.05GHz and 6 cores clocked at 2GHz. It comes with 6GB of RAM.
The Redmi Note 8 Pro runs Android 9 Pie and is powered by a 4500mAh non-removable battery. The Redmi Note 8 Pro supports proprietary fast charging.
As far as the cameras are concerned, the Redmi Note 8 Pro on the rear packs a 64-megapixel primary camera with an f/1.79 aperture; a second 8-megapixel camera with an f/2.2 aperture; a third 2-megapixel camera and a fourth 2-megapixel camera. The rear camera setup has autofocus. It sports a 20-megapixel camera on the front for selfies, with an f/2.0 aperture.
The Redmi Note 8 Pro runs MIUI 10 based on Android 9 Pie and packs 64GB of inbuilt storage that can be expanded via microSD card (up to 512GB) with a dedicated slot. The Redmi Note 8 Pro is a dual-SIM (GSM and GSM) smartphone that accepts Nano-SIM and Nano-SIM cards.
Connectivity options on the Redmi Note 8 Pro include Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, GPS, Bluetooth v5.00, NFC, Infrared, USB Type-C, 3G, and 4G (with support for Band 40 used by some LTE networks in India) with active 4G on both SIM cards. Sensors on the phone include accelerometer, ambient light sensor, compass/ magnetometer, gyroscope, proximity sensor, and fingerprint sensor. The Redmi Note 8 Pro supports face unlock.
The Redmi Note 8 Pro measures 161.70 x 76.40 x 8.81mm (height x width x thickness) and weighs 200.00 grams. It was launched in Gamma Green, Halo White, Pearl White, and Shadow Black colours. It bears a glass body.
As of 17th November 2019, Redmi Note 8 Pro price in India starts at Rs. 16,589.
|Product Name||Price in India|
|Redmi Note 8 Pro (6GB RAM, 64GB Storage) - Halo White||₹ 16,589|
|Redmi Note 8 Pro (6GB RAM, 64GB Storage) - Shadow Black||₹ 16,999|
|Redmi Note 8 Pro (8GB RAM, 128GB Storage) - Shadow Black||₹ 19,900|
|Redmi Note 8 Pro (6GB RAM, 64GB Storage) - Gamma Green||₹ 14,999|
|Redmi Note 8 Pro (6GB RAM, 128GB Storage) - Shadow Black||₹ 15,999|
|Redmi Note 8 Pro (6GB RAM, 128GB Storage) - Gamma Green||₹ 15,999|
|Redmi Note 8 Pro (6GB RAM, 128GB Storage) - Halo White||₹ 15,999|
|Redmi Note 8 Pro (8GB RAM, 128GB Storage) - Gamma Green||₹ 17,890|
|Redmi Note 8 Pro (8GB RAM, 128GB Storage) - Halo White||₹ 17,999|
Redmi Note 8 Pro price in India starts from ₹ 16,589. The lowest price of Redmi Note 8 Pro is ₹ 16,589 at Tata Cliq, and is available in Gamma Green, Halo White, Pearl White, and Shadow Black colours.
|Model||Redmi Note 8 Pro|
|Release date||29th August 2019|
|Launched in India||Yes|
|Dimensions (mm)||161.70 x 76.40 x 8.81|
|Battery capacity (mAh)||4500|
|Colours||Gamma Green, Halo White, Pearl White, Shadow Black|
|Screen size (inches)||6.53|
|Protection type||Gorilla Glass|
|Processor||octa-core (2x2.05GHz + 6x2GHz)|
|Processor make||MediaTek Helio G90T|
|Expandable storage type||microSD|
|Expandable storage up to (GB)||512|
|Dedicated microSD slot||Yes|
|Rear camera||64-megapixel (f/1.79) + 8-megapixel (f/2.2) + 2-megapixel + 2-megapixel|
|Front camera||20-megapixel (f/2.0)|
|Operating system||Android 9 Pie|
|Wi-Fi standards supported||802.11 a/b/g/n/ac|
|Bluetooth||Yes, v 5.00|
|Number of SIMs||2|
|Active 4G on both SIM cards||Yes|
|Supports 4G in India (Band 40)||Yes|
|Supports 4G in India (Band 40)||Yes|
|Ambient light sensor||Yes|