Redmi Note 8 Pro and Redmi Note 8 are set to go on sale for the first time in India today. Both new Redmi Note-series phones will be available for purchase through Amazon.in, Mi.com, and Mi Home Stores in multiple RAM and storage configurations. While the Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro comes as a successor to the Redmi Note 7 Pro and sports a quad rear camera setup, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 is the upgrade to the Redmi Note 7 with a triple rear camera setup. The handsets flaunt a waterdrop-style display notch. Further, Xiaomi has provided a gradient finish on both the Redmi Note 8 and Redmi Note 8 Pro to attract customers at first glance.
Redmi Note 8 Pro, Redmi Note 8 price in India, sale offers
The Redmi Note 8 Pro price in India starts at Rs.14,999 for the 6GB RAM + 64GB storage variant. The phone also has the 6GB RAM + 128GB storage option that carries a price tag of Rs. 15,999, while its top-of-the-line 8GB RAM + 128GB storage model is priced at Rs. 17,999. Furthermore, it comes in Gamma Green, Halo White, and Shadow Black colour options.In contrast, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 -9,999 price in India is set at Rs. Rs. 9,999 for the 4GB + 64GB model and Rs. 12,999 for the 6GB + 128GB model. It comes in Moonlight White, Neptune Blue, and Space Black colours.
Redmi Note 8 Pro specifications, features
The dual-SIM (Nano) Redmi Note 8 Pro also runs Android Pie with MIUI 10 on top and features a 6.53-inch full-HD+ (1080×2340 pixels) screen with 19.5:9 aspect ratio. The smartphone is powered by an octa-core MediaTek Helio G90T SoC, coupled with up to 8GB of RAM.In terms of imaging, the Redmi Note 8 Pro offers the quad rear camera setup that includes the 64-megapixel primary sensor with an f/1.89 lens. The camera setup also includes a secondary 8-megapixel sensor with an ultra-wide-angle f/2.2 lens that has a Field of View (FoV) of 120 degrees. Further, there are two 2-megapixel sensors — one with an ultra-macro lens and the other one supporting depth sensing. On the part of capturing selfies, the phone houses a 20-megapixel camera sensor at the front along with an f/2.0 lens.
The Redmi Note 8 Pro has up to 128GB of onboard UFS 2.1 storage that is expandable via a dedicated microSD card slot. Connectivity options on the phone include Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth v5.0, GPS/ A-GPS, IR blaster, USB Type-C, and a 3.5mm headphone jack. There are sensors such as an accelerometer, ambient light, gyroscope, proximity sensor, and a magnetometer. The smartphone also comes with a rear-facing fingerprint sensor.Besides, the Redmi Note 8 Pro launched with a 4,500mAh battery that supports 18W fast charging support.