After the huge success of the Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 globally, now the Chinese giant has expand its Xiaomi Redmi Note series with the launch of the Xiaomi Redmi Note 8. It is mid-budget device comes with a 6.39-inch waterdrop notch display, up to 6GB RAM, Quad Rear Cameras and fingerprint sensor.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Price and Availability
The Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 price in China starts from CNY 999 – approximately $139 for the 4GB RAM with 64GB storage version, CNY 1199 – approximately $167 for the 6GB RAM with 64GB storage model and the top-end with 6GB RAM with 128GB storage costs CNY 1399 – approximately $195. The device will go on sale in China from September 17, and Black, Blue and White color options.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Specifications
The Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 features a 6.39-inch 2.5D curved glass Waterdrop notch LCD display with FHD+ (2340 x 1080 pixels) resolution, 90% screen-to-body ratio, TÜV Rheinland eye protection certification, and Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection. It is powered by a 2.0 GHz octa-core processor which supported by Snapdragon 665 11nm Mobile Platform with Adreno 610 GPU and 6GB RAM with 64GB storage / 6GB RAM with 64GB storage / 128GB storage, expandable memory up to 256GB with microSD.
On the camera front, the Redmi Note 8 bears a quad rear camera setup: a 48-megapixel main camera with Sony IMX586 sensor, 6P lens, PDAF, EIS, 4-in-1 pixel binning for low-light shots, f/1.79 aperture, 8-megapixel 120° ultra-wide-angle lens with 1.12μm pixel size, 2-megapixel depth sensor and a 2-megapixel sensor for 2cm macro shots with 1.75μm pixel size, f/2.4 aperture and Dual LED Flash. For selfie, there is a 13-megapixel front-facing camera with f/2.0 aperture.
The Redmi Note 8 comes with an improved speaker with 40% better output compared to the predecessor, smart PA, nano mesh with the nanoscale filament for patented automatic cleaning of dust. It has a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner, which is 30% smaller than the Redmi Note 7, but it unlocks faster.
The device runs on Android 9.0 Pie with MIUI 10 out of the box. It packs a 4000mAh battery with support for 18W fast charging. For connectivity includes Dual 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11ac (2.4GHz + 5GHz), Bluetooth 5, GPS/ GLONASS/ Beidou, Micro USB. The device measures 164.4×75.6×9.3mm and weigh 198 grams.