Xiaomi has launched a new variant of the Redmi Note 8 Pro smartphone with 8GB of RAM and 256GB of native storage. The new version comes as the top-end model of the handset. The company has now launched a new Redmi Note 8 Pro variant in its home market in China. So far, there is no word on when the phone maker will release the new product in other markets. In India, Redmi Note 8 Pro is currently available in three RAM and storage configurations – 6GB + 64GB, 6GB + 128GB and 8GB + 128GB.
Features of Redmi Note 8 Pro
For those unfamiliar, Xiaomi Redmi released the Note 8 Pro as the company’s first smartphone, with a 64-megapixel primary camera on the back. The handset uses Samsung’s BRIGHT GW1 64MP ISOCELL sensor. In addition to the main sensor, there is an 8-megapixel 120-degree ultra-wide-angle sensor, a 2-megapixel ultra-macro shooter, and a 2-megapixel sensor for depth sensing. On the front, a 20-megapixel camera on the smartphone is placed inside the waterdrop notch above the screen.
Talking about other specs, the Redmi Note 8 Pro has a 6.53-inch full HD+ display, with a Gorilla Glass 5 layer on top. The phone is powered by MediaTek’s Helio G90T processor. Software-wise, the device boots Android 9 pie-based MIUI 10 out of the box. The connectivity features include 4G LTE, dual SIM slots, dual-band Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.0, USB Type-C port and A-GPS with GLONASS.
Design-wise, the Redmi Note 8 Pro features almost non-existent bezels on all the sides. On the back, the phone features a layer of Gorilla Glass 5, which curved towards the sides to deliver ergonomic and premium appeal. The primary camera module is placed underneath the rear of the smartphone’s fingerprint sensor. The 4,500mAh battery runs the entire package with 18W fast charging support.
Redmi Note 8 Pro Price in India:
The 6GB + 64GB and 6GB + 128GB models of the Redmi Note 8 Pro are priced at Rs 14,999 and Rs 15,999 respectively. The most high-end variant with 8GB RAM and 128GB storage is available for Rs 17,999.
The Redmi Note 8 Pro packs everything you need on a good budget smartphone. With some excellent features on-board, it does stand on a good spot to be the best in the range again. Also, we expect the price is very affordable as well.