Redmi Note 8 and Redmi Note 8 Pro Launched in India

After months of speculations, renders and leaks, Xiaomi’s next flagship phones Redmi Note 8 and Redmi Note 8 Pro have been launched in India.

Redmi Note 8 and Note 8 Pro Launched

Both the Note series smartphones are packed with Gorilla Glass 5 and quad rear cameras. While the Redmi Note 8 Pro packs a 64MP primary rear camera, the Redmi Note 8 flaunts a 48MP image sensor on the back.

Both the smartphones Redmi Note 8 and Redmi Note 8 Pro will be available for purchase from, Amazon, and Mi Home store on October 21 onwards. Let’s look at their features and specifications one by one.

Redmi Note 8 Specifications:

Redmi Note 8 and Redmi Note 8 Pro

In terms of specs and features, Redmi Note 8 seems to be the highly danced versions of the Redmi Note 7 or the Redmi Note 7S.

Key Specifications:

  • MediaTek Helio G90T
  • 6GB RAM
  • 64GB internal storage
  • 3700 mAh battery
  • Triple (64MP + 5MP + 2MP) rear & 16MP selfie
  • 6.39 inches
  • Dual, Nano-SIM (Hybrid Slot)
  • Android v9.0 (Pie)


On specs front, the Redmi Note 8 features a 6.39-inch display that offers screen resolution of 1080×2340 pixels and an aspect ratio of 19.5:9. The device is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 processor, the same processor we had seen in the Mi A3.  The phone houses up to 6GB RAM and 128GB internal storage.

OS and Camera

The device runs MIUI 10 based on Android 9 Pie and will get MIUI 11 update soon. You will find Alexa inbuilt. The Redmi Note 8 comes with built-in with Alexa app. On camera front, the Redmi Note 8 features four cameras on the back and single image sensor on the front.

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Back cameras on the phone include a primary 48MP sensor, 8MP Ultra Wide lens (covers 120-degree), 2MP depth sensor, and 2MP Macro lens. For selfies and HD quality videos, the Redmi Note 8 contains a 13MP selfie shooter.

Battery & Pricing

To power up the device, the handset has a 4000mAh battery on board with support for 18W fast charging support out-of-the-box. Phone’s 4GB RAM + 64GB variant is available at Rs 9,999 and its 6GB RAM + 128GB variant is available at Rs 12,999.

Redmi Note 8 Pro Specifications:

Key Specifications

  • Mediatek Helio G90T (12nm)
  • 6GB RAM
  • 128GB internal storage
  • 4500 mAh battery
  • Quad (64MP + 8MP + 2MP + 2MP) rear & 20MP selfie
  • 6.53 inches (16.59 cm)
  • Hybrid Dual, Nano-SIM
  • Android 9.0 (Pie); MIUI 10


On configuration front, the Redmi Note 8 Pro has under the hood a 6.53-inch FHD+ display and with 91.94 per cent screen-to-body ratio. The handset is powered by MediaTek Helio G90T and is paired with 8GB RAM and 128GB of internal storage.

OS and Battery

The Redmi Note 8 Pro houses a massive 4500mAh battery that comes with support for 18W fast charging.  The Redmi Note 8 Pro runs on MIUI 10 based on Android 9 Pie and soon to receive MIUI 11. Like Note 8, Redmi Note 8 Pro as well will have built-in with Alexa app as a key phone feature.

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On photography front, Xiaomi’s Redmi Note Pro flaunts four rear cameras and a single camera setup on the front. Phone’s rear camera setup includes primary 64MP Samsung GW1 sensor with f/1.7 aperture, 2MP depth sensor, 8MP Ultra Wide lens, and 2MP macro lens. For selfies and HD video calling, the Redmi Note 8 Pro offers a 20MP AI powered selfie camera


On pricing front the Redmi Note 8 Pro comes in three variants three variants – — 6GB RAM + 64GB  at Rs 14,999,  6GB RAM + 128GB at Rs 15,999 and 8GB RAM + 128GB variant at Rs 17,999.

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