Redmi has unveiled its latest Smartphone in India. It is the Redmi Note 8 mid-range mobile phone with 6.39-inch Full HD+ LCD screen, Quad-rear cameras, 4,000mAh battery capacity and Snapdragon 665 11nm Mobile Platform with up to 6GB of RAM.
The Redmi Note 8 was also announced alongside with its higher version, it is the Redmi Note 8 PRO. Anyways, both phones packs a lot of similarities and differences, from the processors, display, cameras and many others.
During the launch event, the Redmi also announced its latest Mi Air Purifier 2C and the MIUI 11 for India. Nevertheless, lets get to know the full features of Redmi Note 8, which happens to be the successor to the Redmi Note 7.
Redmi Note 8 Specs
*. Display: 6.39-inch (2340 ×1080 pixels) Full HD+ 19:5:9 2.5D curved glass LCD screen, 450 nit brightness, Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection
*. Colors: Neptune Blue, Moonlight White, Cosmic Purple and Space Black colors options
*. Design: Aura fluid design
– Back cameras: 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: 13-megapixels selfie camera with f/2.0 aperture
*. Dimensions: 158.3 x 75.3 × 8.35mm
*. Weight: 190g
*. Processor: Octa Core Snapdragon 665 11nm Mobile Platform
*. GPU: Adreno 610
*. RAM: 4GB / 6GB LPDDR4x RAM
*. Storage: 64GB / 128GB (UFS 2.1) storage, expandable memory up to 512GB with microSD
*. SIM: Dual SIM (nano + nano + microSD)
*. OS: Android 9.0 (Pie) with MIUI 10
*. Fingerprint sensor: YES (rear-mounted) and IR sensor
*. Network and connectivity: 3.5mm audio jack, Smart PA, FM Radio, 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
The Redmi Note 8 arrives in Neptune Blue, Moonlight White, Cosmic Purple and Space Black colors options, with a Aura fluid design, S Shaped holographic design, splash-resistant P2i coating and a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor scanner.
Sports a 6.39-inch Full HD+ LCD screen with 90% screen-to-body ratio, 2.5D Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection on the front and back, water-drop notch display and a Redmi logo at the bottom bezels.
Hosts a single 13-megapixel camera with f/2.0 aperture on the front, and a QUAD-camera setup at the back panel, which includes 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.
Powered by an Octa Core Snapdragon 665 11nm Mobile Platform with Adreno 610 GPU, coupled with 4GB and 6GB of LPDDR4x RAM, with 64GB / 128GB (UFS 2.1) storage which is thankfully expandable up to 512GB with microSD.
Sports a Dual SIM (nano + nano + microSD), dual 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11ac (2.4GHz + 5GHz), Bluetooth 5, GPS/ GLONASS/ Beidou, USB Type-C, and runs on Android 9.0 (Pie) with MIUI 10 out of the box.
It comes with an Audio quality, which is amplified by using ‘superlinear’ speakers, larger acoustic chamber, and an auto-cleaning feature for the speaker.
Like other mid-range phones, it is fueled by a 4,000mAh battery capacity with 18W fast charging support and an 18W charger inside the box. It is priced at Rs. 9999 and Rs. 12,999 for the base and premium models.
Airtel launch bonus includes double data for 10 months on recharge of Rs. 249 and Rs. 349 recharge. You can start purchasing the device from October 21st via Amazon.in and mi.com, which will be the first sale in India.