Pricing of Redmi Note 8
Chinese smartphone manufacturer Xiaomi’s sub-brand Redmi is all set to launch it’s upcoming note 8 series in India.The phones were launched in China on 29th August.
Where note 8 starts at around 10k offering 4gb of ram and 64gb storage when the 6gb ram and 64gb variant starts at about 12k and 6gb ram and 128gb storage variant starts at about 14k and if we keep in mind that till now the Chinese pricing and Indian pricing have been similar till now we can expect these devices to be priced close to the Chinese pricing.
Redmi Note 8 pro:
Now coming to the device about which the talk is mainly about. Redmi Note7 pro’s successor Redmi Note8 pro
might start 14k which offers 6gb of ram and 64gb of storage and the top end variant which offers 6gb ram and 128gb of storage might start at 16k in India.
Now coming to the specs Redmi note8 comes with the powerful snapdragon 665 SoC which is a very powerful
and very battery efficient chipset which can handle all day to day tasks with ease and can handle heavy gaming as well at this price point.It comes with Adreno 610 Gpu it comes with 4 cores with 2.0ghz and four cores with 1.8ghz clock speed.
Now coming to Redmi Note8 pro which comes with MediaTek’s G90T processor which is gaming chipset launched by mediatek for mid-range phones. It has 2 cores of 2.5ghz and 6 cores of 2.0ghz clock speed where the dual core has cortex 76+ and the hexa-core has cortex 76 GPU.
Coming to the camera department Redmi note8 offers a triple camera set-up in which the primary camera comes with Samsung’s GM2 sensor which is 48mp shooter at f1.8 aperture it also has a 8mp camera for ultra-wide shots with f2.2 aperture and a 2mp camera with f2.2 aperture for depth sensing . Redmi note8 has a 13mp selfie camera. Now coming to Redmi note8 pro which has a bunch to offer. It offers a quad camera setup in which the primary camera comes with Samsung’s IsocelGW1 sensor which is a 64mp shooter at f1.8 aperture a 8mp camera for wide angle photographs with f2.2 aperture a 2mp macro lens with f2.2 aperture and lastly a 2mp camera with f2.2 aperture for depth sensing and a 20mp front facing camera for selfies . It also supports 4k recording and slow motion recording at 960 fps.
Coming to the design both Redmi note8 note8 pro might come with gorilla glass at both front and back. The phone comes with a 6.3 inch IPS LCD display with 19.5:9 aspect ratio with a tear drop type notch. Its good to see Redmi following the trend by providing a type-c port for fast charging and a headphone jack. Since the phone comes with an IPS LCD screen,it does not have an in-display type optical fingerprint scanner so the fingerprint scanner is mounted at the back.
Redmi note8 supports LTE,GSM and HSPA bands and might support bluetooth version 5.0 for data sharing,Wi-Fi ac 2×2 MIMO,APTX HD,LDAC and A-GPS. While Redmi note8 pro has some extra features in the form of NFC.
Coming to the battery ,Redmi note8 comes with a 4000mAh battery while Redmi note8 pro comes with a massive 4500 mAh battery. Both the phones have a USB
type-c port and support qualcomm quick charge 4.0 at 18w fast charging. There is no charger in the box.
The phones will run on MIUI 10 which is based on android 9 pie. So the users will get android pie out of the box. They will also be eligible for MIUI11 upgrade and might also get android 10 through the upgrade to MIUI11.