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Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro

Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro
$189
Brand: Xiaomi
Category: Phones
  • Display 6.53 inch 1080 x 2340 pixels Full-HD+ display
  • Camera 64MP + 5 MP + 2 MP + 2 MP Main/ 20 MP front
  • Storage 64/128 GB
  • RAM 6/8 GB
  • CPU Octa-core 2.05 GHz, Mediatek Helio G90T
  • OS Android 9.0 (Pie); MIUI 10

Our Rating

The review rating is based on accessment of the device by experts, and opinions of trusted YouTube reviewers.

9.3
  • Design, Built Quality 7 / 10
  • Display Quality 10 / 10
  • Camera Quality 10 / 10
  • Audio & Multimedia 7 / 10
  • OS and Usability 9 / 10
  • Battery Performance 8 / 10

Overview

Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro is the latest device from Redmi under the Note-series. The device is a game-centric device and as such, runs on the latest Mediatek Helio G90T CPU. It even comes with a dedicated gaming pad, which users can buy under $25. As for the Redmi Note 8 Pro, you are getting a larger screen estate of 6.53-inch Full-HD+ display, with 1080 x 2340 pixels resolution. Since a mechanical pop-up camera is abscent on the Note 8 Pro, Xiaomi gave the device a Waterdrop notch Cut-out, which holds the front facing camera sensor.

For the hardware department, the Note 8 Pro runs on the aforementioned Octa-core Mediatek G90T SoC, clocked at 2.0 GHz, along with Mali-G76 GPU, 6/8 GB RAM and 64/128 GB internal storage, expandable up 256 GB via microSD card. The device itself is designed into a brushed aluminium body, and protected by a Corning Gorilla Glass 5 upfront. The overall body measures at 161.3 x 76.4 x 8.8 mm, and weighs at 199 grams with above 84% screen-to-body.

On the camera department, the Redmi Note 8 Pro packs four (4) camera setup at the back: a large 64-megapixel main sensor, a secondary 5-megapixel wide angle lens, a tertiary 2-megapixel depth sensor and the fourth 2-megapixel dedicated macro camera lens, along with a dual-LED flash. At the front, Xiaomi made us of a single 20-megapixel selfie sensor, for video chatting and FaceID.

The Note 8 Pro also comes with a physical fingerprint scanner placed at the back of the device, and comes with hybrid SIM slot. It also has Bluetooth 5.0, USB Type-C interface, and run Android 9.0 (Pie), based on MIUI v10. Power is supplied by a 4500mAh battery, with 18W fast charging. Other key specifications and silent features of the the Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro are detailed in the specification table below.

Full Specifications

NETWORK

Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE
2G Network Bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)
CDMA 800 & TD-SCDMA
3G Network Bands HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
4G Network Bands LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800), 28(700), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500)
5G Network Bands Does not have support for 5G Network
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (3CA) Cat9 450/50 Mbps

LAUNCH

Also Known As -
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BODY

Dimensions 161.3 x 76.4 x 8.8 mm (6.35 x 3.01 x 0.35 in)
Weight 199 g (7.02 oz)
Build Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
SIM Type Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)

DISPLAY

Display Type IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 6.53 inches, 104.7 cm2 (~84.9% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1080 x 2340 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio (~395 ppi density)

PLATFORM

Operating System Android 9.0 (Pie); MIUI 10
Chipset Mediatek Helio G90T (12nm)
CPU Octa-core (2x Cortex-A76 & 6x Cortex-A55)
GPU Mali-G76 GPU

MEMORY

RAM + ROM 6/8 GB
Card Slot Yes, up to 256 GB via microSD card (uses SIM 2 slot)

MAIN CAMERA

Camera Type Quadruple Lenses
Camera Sensor(s) 64MP + 5 MP + 2 MP + 2 MP main camera
Camera Features Autofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Optical zoom
Digital image stabilization
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode
Macro mode
RAW
Sensor size - 1/2"
Pixel size - 1.6 μm (4-in-1 pixel
binning)
Phase detection
Laser autofocus
Contrast autofocus
Sapphire crystal glass lens cover
6-element lens
8 MP, f/2.2, 13mm (ultrawide), 1/4", 1.12µm
2 MP, f/2.4, 1/5", 1.75µm (dedicated macro camera)
2 MP, f/2.4, 1/5", 1.75µm, depth sensor
Video Resolution 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30/60/120fps, (gyro-EIS)

SELFIE CAMERA

Camera Type Single Lens
Camera Sensor(s) 20-megapixel
Camera Features f/2.0 aperture
1/4" Pixel Size,
1.0µm,
Autofocus
Video Resolution 1080p@30fps

SOUND

Loudspeaker Yes
Speaker Location Chin, below display
Audio Jack Type Yes, 3.5mm audio jack,

CONNECTIVITY

Bluetooth Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX HD
NFC
GPS Yes, with dual-band A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO, QZSS
FM Radio No

BATTERY

Battery Capacity Non-removable Li-Po 4500 mAh battery
Wireless Charging No
Talk Time Talk Time is the longest time that a single battery charge will last when you are constantly talking on the phone under perfect conditions, Ambient temperature and highly dependent on the cellular network environment such as the distance to the closest cell network tower. Up to 34 hours
Stand-by Up to 580 hours

OTHER FEATURES

Sensors Fingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, proximity, compass
Box Contents Charging Brick / USB cable

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