This is the Redmi Note 8 PRO with water-drop notch display, MediaTek Helio G90T 12nm processor with up to 8GB of RAM, Android 9.0 (Pie), 64MP rear camera, 20MP front camera, and 4500mAh battery with 18W fast charging.
Redmi Note 8 PRO was announced alongside with the new Note 8, both devices arrives with somewhat similar features, and other specs differentiation. We are definitely looking at the world’s first phone with the new gaming-focused MediaTek Helio G90T SoC.
The new mobile handset was officially unveiled in India, with other products such as Mi Air Purifier 2C and the MIUI 11 for India. It is also the successor to the previous Redmi Note 7 PRO.
Redmi Note 8 Pro Specs
*. Display: 6.53-inch (2340 × 1080 pixels) Full HD+ display with Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection
*. Dimensions: 161.37 × 76.4 × 8.79mm
*. Weight: 199.8g
– Back cameras: 64MP rear camera with 1/1.72″ Samsung GW1 sensor, 0.8μm pixel size, f/1.8 aperture, LED flash, 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: 20-megapixels selfie camera with f/2.0 aperture
*. Processor: Octa Core MediaTek Helio G90T 12nm processor
*. GPU: 800MHz Mali-G76 3EEMC4
*. RAM: 6GB / 8GB LPPDDR4x RAM
*. Storage: 64GB / 128GB (UFS 2.1) storage, expandable memory up to 256GB with microSD
*. SIM: Dual SIM (nano + nano + microSD)
*. OS: Android 9.0 (Pie) with MIUI 10, upgradable to MIUI 11
*. Fingerprint sensor: YES (rear-mounted) with IR sensor
*. Network and connectivity: 3.5mm audio jack, FM Radio, Dual 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz + 5GHz), Bluetooth 5, GPS + GLONASS, USB Type-C
*. Battery: 4500mAh battery capacity with 18W fast charging
The Note 8 PRO comes with a 3D glass back curved on the four sides in Gamma Green, Halo White and Shadow Black colors options. It also has a splash resistant body with IP52 ratings.
It sports a waterdrop-notch 6.53-inch Full HD+ LCD screen with HDR support, 91.4% screen-to-body ratio with TÜV Rheinland eye protection certification. The bezels around the screen is quite considerable.
Like the Redmi Note 7 PRO with 48MP, the Note 8 PRO is topping up the game by bringing a 64-megapixel primary rear camera with 1/1.7″ Samsung GW1 Sensor with ISOCELL Plus technology, 8-megapixel 120° ultra-wide angle lens, 2-megapixel depth sensor and a 2-megapixel sensor for 2cm macro shots.
While the water-drop notch display design houses a single 20-megapixel camera on the front with f/2.0 aperture. But the Redmi Note 8 comes with 13MP selfie shooter. It arrives with a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor scanner.
Comes with a built-in Alexa with dual wake word, runs on Android 9.0 (Pie) with MIUI 10, upgradable to MIUI 11. It features connectivity options, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth v5.0, GPS/ A-GPS, IR blaster, USB Type-C, and a 3.5mm headphone jack.
It is powered by an Octa-core MediaTek Helio G90T SoC coupled with 800MHz Mali-G76 3EEMC4 GPU, alongside 6GB/8GB of RAM and 64GB/128GB internal storage, which is expandable up to 256GB via microSD card slot.
Being the first Smartphone to be powered by a gaming-focused MediaTek Helio G90T SoC, the device surely packs lots of gaming features. Starting from the Game Turbo 2.0 mode for mobile gamers.
Another interesting gaming feature is the liquid cooling technology that reduces heat while playing graphic-intensive games by 4 to 6 degrees, and it is also the most affordable phone to arrive with this particular feature.
The device is backed by a 4500mAh battery with support for MediaTek Pump Express 18W fast charging. Pricing starts at Rs. 14,999 for the 6GB RAM with 64GB storage version, and up to Rs. 17,999 for the 8GB RAM with 128GB storage version.
You can start purchasing the device from from October 21st via Amazon.in and mi.com. Just the Airtel launch offers available on Note 8, you will receive double data for 10 months on recharge of Rs. 249 and 349.