Redmi Note 8 Pro: Specifications, price, India launch

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10 Oct 2019

Xiaomi's 64MP camera phone to launch in India on October-16

Redmi Note 8 Pro, Xiaomi's camera-centric phone which was recently introduced in China, is all set to be launched in India on October 16.

In the latest update, the company has posted a teaser image which features an infinity symbol (resembling 8) along with '#64MPQuadCamBeast' text, hinting at the arrival of Redmi Note 8 Pro.

Here's all you need to know about it.

Take a look at the official teaser

Design and display

Redmi Note 8 Pro: At a glance

Redmi Note 8 Pro: At a glance

As far as its specifications are concerned, the Redmi Note 8 Pro features a waterdrop notched design with ultra-slim top and bottom bezels to offer 91.94% screen-to-body ratio.

Its back side comes with a gradient finish and houses vertically stacked quad cameras and a physical fingerprint reader.

The handset sports a 6.53-inch LCD display with a full-HD+ (1080x2340 pixels) resolution, 19.5:9 aspect ratio, and Gorilla Glass 5 protection.

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Cameras

Redmi Note 8 Pro houses a mighty 64MP camera

The quad rear cameras on the Redmi Note 8 Pro include a 64MP (f/1.9) primary sensor, 8MP (f/2.2) ultra-wide-angle sensor, 2MP (f/2.4) macro lens, and a 2MP (f/2.4) depth sensor.

For the selfie lovers, there is a 20MP (f/2.0) front-facing snapper housed in the notch.

Moreover, the main camera supports 4K video recording at 30fps, while the selfie camera supports 1080p videos at 30fps.

Internals

Under the hood

Under the hood

The Redmi Note 8 Pro is powered by all-new MediaTek Helio G90T octa-core processor, paired with upto 8GB RAM and upto 128GB of storage.

The phone runs on Android Pie-based MIUI 10 and packs a 4,500mAh battery with 18W fast-charging support.

Lastly, it supports all latest connectivity options including dual-SIMs (Nano), dual-band Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, Type-C port, and a headphone jack.

And, what will be the pricing?

In China, the Redmi Note 8 Pro starts at CNY 1,399 (approximately Rs. 14,000) for the entry-level 6GB/64GB model and goes upto CNY 1,799 (approximately Rs. 18,000) for the 8GB/128GB model. Hence, we expect it to arrive in India at a similar price point.

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