Redmi Note 8 Pro, Redmi Note 8 with quad cameras launched in India
- Both the new launches sport a quad camera setup on the back and a waterdrop notch.
- Redmi Note 8 series is priced at ₹9,999 for the 4GB + 64GB version.
- Both the phones will be available for purchase from 21 October on Amazon.in and Mi.com.
Xiaomi launched its latest smartphones in the Redmi Note series in India today ---Redmi Note 8 and the Redmi Note 8 Pro. They feature a quad camera setup on the back and a waterdrop notch. This is the second series launched by the company after Redmi Note 7 and the Redmi Note 7 Pro earlier this year.
Redmi Note 8,
Redmi Note 8 series is priced at ₹9,999 for the 4GB + 64GB version. It is in line with the price of the Redmi Note 7 series. The 6GB + 128GB version is priced at ₹12,999. The phones come in Neptune Blue, Moonlight White, Cosmic Purple and Space Black colours.
The Redmi Note 8 Pro is priced at ₹14,999 for the 6GB + 64GB version and ₹15,999 for the 6GB + 128GB version. The 8GB + 128GB version is priced at ₹17,999. These phones come in Gamma Green, Halo White and Shadow Black colours.
Both the Redmi Note 8 and the Redmi Note 8 Pro will be available for purchase from 21 October on Amazon.in and Mi.com.
Redmi Note 8 Pro specifications
The Redmi Note 8 Pro is the star of the launch with its 6.53-inch Full HD+ IPS LCD display -- and a waterdrop notch on top. Xiaomi seems to be moving away from its slightly un-aesthetic dot notch, which is a welcome decision.
Redmi Note 8 Pro is powered by the newly announced MediaTek Helio G90T gaming chipset that has two Cortex A76 cores and six Cortex A55 cores. Xiaomi said that it has liquid cooling technology that can reduce the temperature by 4 to 6 degrees Celcius.
The Redmi Note 8 Pro comes with a quad camera setup with a 64-megapixel primary camera. It has a Samsung ISOCELL GW1 sensor, an 8-megapixel ultrawide angle lens, a 2-megapixel depth sensor and a 2-megapixel macro lens.
On the front, the Redmi Note 8 Pro sports a 20-megapixel camera housed in the waterdrop notch.
Redmi Note 8 specifications
The Redmi Note 8 is the more affordable of the phones. It has a 6.39-inch Full HD+ display with a waterdrop notch.
It is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 chipset that is paired with 4GB or 6GB of RAM and 64GB or 128GB of storage, with support for microSD cards up to 256GB.
On the back, the Redmi Note 8 too sports a quad camera setup, but it has a 48-megapixel primary snapper instead.