Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 was announced on August 9th, 2019 and released on October 2019. It is an upgrade to Redmi Note 7 and comes with an improved features that makes it standout. In this article, we will be looking at the specs and price of the Xiaomi Redmi Note 8.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Key Specifications
- 3 inch IPS infinity-U Display, 1080 x 2340 pixels, 19.5:9 aspect ratio (~ 409 ppi)
- Android 9.0 (Pie); MIUI 10
- Qualcomm SDM665 Snapdragon 665 (11 nm), Adreno 610
- Octa-core Processor (2.0GHz quad-core Kryo 260 Gold & 1.8GHz quad-core Kryo 260 Silver)
- 4GB RAM or 6 GB RAM
- 64GB / 128GB Built-in Storage, up to 512GB memory card
- 48MP + 8MP + 2MP + 2MP Quad Rear Camera
- 13MP Front Camera
- Fingerprint Sensor (rear-mounted)
- 4000 mAh Non-removable Li-Po Battery
- Fast Battery Charging (18W)
The Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 features an amazing Quad camera setup which include a 48 megapixels wide primary sensor which is accompanied with an 8 megapixels ultrawide sensor, a 2 megapixels dedicated macro camera and the last is also a 2 megapixels which functions as a depth sensor.
This rear camera has the ability to record 4k video at 30fps and 1080p at 120ps, you can also record slow motion videos.
Going to the front, it comes with a single 13megapixels selfie camera which produces high quality selfie images and it is capable to record 1080p video at 30fps.
Design and Display
The Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 features a glass front and glass back design and both sides has a Gorilla Glass 5 protection. It comes in five different colours which includes: Neptune Blue, Moonlight White, Space Black, Nebula Purple, Cosmic Purple.
It houses a 6.3-inch IPS LCD display and a screen resolution of 1080 x 2340 with 19.5:9 aspect ratio and a screen density of 409 PPI.
Redmi Note 8 houses a quad camera setup at the back which is placed horizontally, the horizontal arrangement of these cameras saves a lot of space on the back, and it also complements what is a unique design so far. There is also a fingerprint scanner and a Redmi tag that indicates that it’s a Xiaomi Redmi smartphone.
Hardware and Software
Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 comes with octa-core Snapdragon 665 pairing that with the Adreno 610 CPU for better graphics handling.
On the storage, it comes with 4GB RAM and 64GB internal storage which can be expanded via microSD card slot upto 512GB of external storage.
The device runs Android 9 version of operating system which is supported with MIUI 10 user interface.
It is powered with Non-removable Li-Po 4000 mAh battery and is supported with 18W fast charging technology.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Price
Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 price in Nigeria starts at around 57,000 Naira for the 32GB model and 72,500 Naira for the 64GB model.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 8
|Operating System||Android v9.0 (Pie)|
|Sim Slots||Dual SIM, GSM+GSM|
|Model||Redmi Note 8|
|Launch Date||October 21, 2019 (Official)|
|Custom Ui||MIUI 10|
|Sim Size||SIM1: Nano SIM2: Nano|
|Network||4G: Available (supports Indian bands), 3G: Available, 2G: Available|
|Audio Jack||3.5 mm|
|Chipset||Qualcomm Snapdragon 665|
|Processor||Octa core (2 GHz, Quad core, Kryo 260 + 1.8 GHz, Quad core, Kryo 260)|
|Waterproof||Yes Splash proof|
|Colours||Nepture Blue, Moonlight White, Cosmic Purple, Space Black|
|Display Type||IPS LCD|
|Bezelless Display||Yes with waterdrop notch|
|Pixel Density||409 ppi|
|Screen Protection||Corning Gorilla Glass v5|
|Screen To Body Ratio||81.56 %|
|Screen Size||6.3 inches (16 cm)|
|Screen Resolution||1080 x 2340 pixels|
|Touch Screen||Yes Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch|
|Usb Otg Support||Yes|
|Expandable Memory||Yes Up to 512 GB|
|Rear Camera||48MP (wide) + 8MP (ultrawide) + 2MP + 2MP (depth) Quad Camera, 2160p@30 fps, 1080p@30fps/60fps/120fps, 720p@960fps|
|Rear Camera Features||PDAF, LED Flash, HDR, Panorama|
|Front Camera||13 MP Camera, HDR, Panorama, 1080p@30fps|
|Battery||4000 mAh Non-removable Li-Po Battery|
|Fast Charging||Fast Charging (18W)|
|Wifi||Yes Wi-Fi 802.11, a/ac/b/g/n/n 5GHz|
|Wifi Features||Wi-Fi Direct, Mobile Hotspot|
|Network Support||4G, 3G, 2G|
|SIM 1||4G Bands:TD-LTE 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41) FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 850(band 5)3G Bands: UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz2G Bands: GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz GPRS:Available EDGE:Available|
|SIM 2||4G Bands: TD-LTE 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41) FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 850(band 5)3G Bands: UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz 2G Bands: GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz GPRS:Available EDGE:Available|