Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro comes with a new design including improved glass back panel, an improvement over the current glass panels on Redmi Note 7 Pro. The front has a smaller notch which allows a higher screen-to-body ratio. The smartphone comes in three color options, Jade Green, Ice White, grey. Xiaomi also unveiled a special edition of Redmi Note 8 Pro, based on the World of Warcraft video game.
Redmi Note 8 Pro comes with a high-quality glass sandwich body, protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 5. It does feel premium. The glass sandwich built is backed by some of the striking color schemes and hues. Most importantly, the smartphone feels very premium in hand. The overall ergonomics are perfect, sturdy, premium and they feel good to be held.
Redmi Note 8 Pro comes with a 6.53-inch Full HD+ screen offering an immersive 91.94 percent screen-to-body ratio. It has a physical fingerprint sensor. The display is quite vibrant with minimal bezels on the sides with a little chin down under.
Hardware & Performance
Redmi Note 8 Pro comes with the newly launched MediaTek Helio G90T processor and will support Blackshark’s gaming controller that will sell separately. The smartphone can be doubled as a gaming device. The new MediaTek octa-core Helio G90T chip can clock at up to 2.05GHz. G90T uses ARM Cortex-A76 power cores and Cortex-A55 efficiency cores coupled with Mali G76 GPU with clock speeds of up to 800MHz for graphics.
The chip can support up to 10GB LPDDR4 RAM with support for 64-megapixel resolution primary sensor and three additional cameras. The SoC is capable of having full-HD+ displays with up to 21:9 aspect ratio and 90Hz display refresh rate. It did a great job when it comes to extended gaming and extensive multitasking. There are different models to choose from with up to 8GB RAM and 128GB storage and offered with 4GB, 6GB, and 8GB of RAM along with 64GB and 128GB of internal storage. Additional storage supported.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro’s biggest feature is the quad-camera setup which includes a 64-megapixel sensor. Xiaomi earlier this month had showcased 64-megapixel camera technology for smartphones. Powered by Samsung’s ISOCELL Bright GW1 image sensor, the new camera is said to deliver better lowlight images. The sensor also brings 38% more pixels than a 48MP camera. Other three sensors include 8-megapixel 120-degree wide-angle sensor, 2-megapixel depth sensor, and 2-megapixel macro camera. The rear camera supports 960fps ultra slow-motion videos. The smartphone offers a 20-megapixel AI?selfie camera.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro is powered by a 4,500mAh battery with 18W fast charging and Quick Charge 3.0 support. With continuous video playback, gaming and performing multitasking processes, the smartphones can easily shoot up for a whole day without being charged. The smartphone ships with the 18W fast charger inside the box. Other key features include a fingerprint sensor, NFC, USB Type-C, 3.5mm headphone jack, and Android Pie-based MIUI 10 operating system. Redmi Note 8 Pro comes with the latest MIUI 10 based on the same Android 9 Pie. The newly improved UI does offer some refreshing features compared to the previous OS with an easy-to-use overall structure and few tweaks.
Redmi Note 8 Pro pretty much packs in everything you want 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 to be very affordable as well. Most importantly, Xiaomi has focused on the gaming department, and Note 8 Pro with G90T has a good chance to be the best smartphone in the range.
Where To Shop
Redmi Note 8 Pro is now available on Gearbest For the following Version: