Along with the Redmi Note 8 PRO, the company also announced a non-PRO variant, which happens to be the Redmi Note 8 with 6.3-inch FHD+ display, Snapdragon 665, and QUAD rear cameras setup.
Well, the Redmi Note 8 PRO is now recognized as a 64-megapixels camera phone. But the Redmi Note 8 still rakes the already seen 48-megapixels camera lens, like its predecessor.
Redmi Note 8 Specs
*. Display: 6.39-inch (2340 ×1080 pixels) Full HD+ 19:5:9 2.5D curved glass LCD screen, Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection
*. Dimensions: 158.3 x 75.3×8.35mm
*. Weight: 190g
– Back camera: 48MP rear camera with Dual LED Flash, 8MP 120° ultra-wide angle lens, 2MP depth sensor and 2MP camera – Front camera: 13-megapixels front-facing camera with f/2.0 aperture
*. Processor: Octa Core Snapdragon 665 11nm Mobile Platform
*. GPU: Adreno 610
*. RAM: 6GB
*. Storage: 64GB / 64GB / 128GB internal storage, expandable memory up to 256GB with microSD
*. SIM: Dual SIM
*. OS: Android 9.0 (Pie) with MIUI 10
*. Network and connectivity: Dual 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11ac (2.4GHz + 5GHz), Bluetooth 5, GPS/ GLONASS/ Beidou, USB Type-C
*. Battery: 4000mAh battery capacity with 18W fast charging tech
There are notable differences and similarities between the Note 8 and Note 8 PRO. Starting from the display, measurement, cameras, processor, RAM, and battery capacity,
non-PRO Note 8 arrives with a 6.39-inch (2340 ×1080 pixels) Full HD+ 19:5:9 2.5D curved glass LCD screen, Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection and boasts of 90% screen-to-body ratio.
Like the Redmi Note 8 PRO, it still comes with a TÜV Rheinland eye protection certification. Thankfully, it supports splash-resistant coating. Available in Black, Blue and White colors.
The back panels hosts a QUAD rear camera setup, which consists of the main 48-megapixel main camera with 4-in-1 pixel binning for low-light shots, 8-megapixel 120° ultra-wide angle lens, 2-megapixel depth sensor and a 2-megapixel sensor for 2cm macro shots.
Unlike the Redmi Note 8 PRO device with 20-megapixels front camera lens with f/2.0 aperture, the Note 8 packs a smaller 13-megapixel camera on the front.
It is powered by an Octa Core Snapdragon 665 11nm Mobile Platform (Quad 2GHz Kryo 260 + Quad 1.8GHz Kryo 260 CPUs) with Adreno 610 GPU coupled with 6GB RAM with 64GB storage / 6GB RAM with 64GB storage / 128GB storage, expandable memory up to 256GB with microSD.
It arrives with Dual SIM, runs on Android 9.0 (Pie) with MIUI 10 and it is backed by a 4000mAh battery capacity with 18W fast charging tech.
If you are interested, you can easily purchase the phone in China from September 17, with a starting price of 999 yuan, around $139, for the base model.