Xiaomi has launched their latest smartphone under the Redmi brand, the Redmi Note 8 in India which is competing the mid-range segment. The Redmi Note 8 comes with a 6.3-inch Full HD+ LCD display with an impressive 90% screen to body ratio and has Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection on both front and back of the device. The device is powered by the Snapdragon 665 processor with 4GB and 6GB LPDDR4x RAM option and 64GB and 128GB UFS 2.1 storage options which can be expanded further up to 512GB using microSD card.
The Redmi Note 8 sports a Quad camera set up on the back with a primary 48-megapixel main camera having 4-in-1 pixel binning for low light shots along with an 8MP 120 degree ultra-wide angle lens, a 2MP depth sensor and the 4th camera is a 2MP sensor for 2cm macro shots. The front camera is a 13MP shooter. The Fingerprint sensor is located on the back of the device and is 30% smaller than the one on the previous Note 7 model but is said to unlock faster. The back of the device is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 5 and has a Aura fluid design with S shaped holographic design in Neptune Blue and Cosmic Purple colors.
Redmi Note 8 Specifications:
Display: 6.39-inch Full HD+ 19:5:9 2.5D curved glass LCD screen, Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection, resolution of 2340 ×1080 pixels
Processor: Octa Core Snapdragon 665 with Adreno 610 GPU
RAM and Storage: 4GB LPDDR4x RAM with 64GB (UFS 2.1) storage / 6GB LPDDR4x RAM with 128GB (UFS 2.1) storage, expandable memory up to 512GB with microSD
Rear Camera: 48MP rear camera with LED Flash, f/1.79 aperture, Samsung ISOCELL GM2 sensor, PDAF, EIS, 8MP 120° ultra-wide angle lens with 1.12μm pixel size, 2MP depth sensor and 2MP camera for 2cm macro with 1.75μm pixel size, f/2.4 aperture
Front Camera: 13MP front-facing camera with f/2.0 aperture
OS: Android 9.0 (Pie) with MIUI 10
Fingerprint sensor, IR sensor, Splash proof (P2i nano coating)
Connectivity: Dual 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11ac (2.4GHz + 5GHz), Bluetooth 5, GPS/ GLONASS/ Beidou, USB Type-C
Battery: 4000mAh battery with 18W fast charging
The Redmi Note 8 comes with splash resistant P2i coating and is powered by a 4000mAh battery which supports 18W fast charging (Fast charger is available in the box). It supports 4G VoLTE and comes with USB Type C port, 3.5mm audio jack is present on top of the device.
Redmi Note 8 Price and Availability in India:
4GB RAM + 64GB Storage: Rs. 9,999
6GB RAM + 128GB Storage: Rs. 12,999
The Redmi Note 8 is available in Neptune Blue, Moonlight White, Cosmic Purple and Space Black colors. It will be available on Amazon.in and Mi.com starting from October 21st.