Redmi Note 8 launched with 48 MP camera and Snapdragon 665
This afternoon, Redmi held a press conference at the new headquarters of Xiaomi in Beijing, officially bringing the Redmi Note 8 series of mobile phones. The first to be unveiled was the standard version of Redmi Note 8.
The Redmi Note 8 features a 6.3-inch 1080p drop notch screen with a 90% screen to body ratio and the chin at the bottom stamped with Redmi logo.
On the rear side, Redmi Note 8 uses a fingerprint scanner, which reduces the fingerprint area by 30% compared to the previous generation, but the speed remains the same. It is worth noting that the Redmi Note 8 comes with fifth-generation of gorilla glass protection on front as well as rear panel.
The Redmi Note 8 is powered by the Snapdragon 665 mobile platform, which has better AI performance and lower power consumption than the Snapdragon 660.
For the camera, the Redmi Note 8 comes with a 48 megapixels primary sensor in a setup of four lens. The lenses are divided into ultra clear, super wide angle, depth of field and super macro for enhanced photography.
The secondary sensor with a resolution of 8 megapixels is connected to an ultra-wide-angle lens with a viewing angle of 120°, the third and fourth sensors have the same resolution of 2 megapixels – one is used for macro photography, the other for analyzing the depth in the scene.
For enhanced sound, Redmi Note 8 uses the high-powered earpiece for the first time. With this addition the loudness is increased by 40% compared to previous Note 7 Series and the bottom speaker also adds more BASS to the sound increasing the external frequency by 60%.
In addition, the Redmi Note 8 also features a 3.5mm headphone jack, USB Type-C port and infrared sensor. The Redmi Note 8 comes standard with an 18W fast charge and comes with a 4000mAh battery.
Redmi Note 8 base version with 4 GB of RAM and 64 GB of flash memory is priced at $ 140. While versions with 6 GB of RAM and 64 GB of internal storage and with 6 GB of RAM and 128 GB of internal storage will cost $ 170 and $ 195 respectively.
- 4 GB RAM + 64 GB Internal Memory – 999 Yuan (~ $140)
- 6 GB RAM + 64 GB internal memory – 1,199 Yuan (~ $170)
- 6 GB RAM + 128 GB internal memory – 1,399 Yuan (~$195)
Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 specifications
- 6.3 inch screen
- LCD technology
- Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 Processor
- 4GB or 6GB RAM
- 64GB or 128GB internal memory
- MicroSD Memory Expansion
- Rear Fingerprint sensor
- Rear Camera (Quad) 48MP + 8MP + 2MP + 2MP
- 13MP front camera
- 4000 mAh battery
- 18W Fast Charging
- Gray, green and white colors