Xiomi is all set to launch its Redmi Note 8 series that includes two phones- Redmi Note 8 and Redmi Note 8 Pro. The Redmi Note 8 launches at Rs. 10,000 while the later starts at Rs. 14000. Both the phones have Gorilla Glass 5 coating and the main highlight is the usage of 64MP camera in the Pro version. Note 8; however, comes with a 48MP primary camera.
The Redmi Note 8 Pro is an upgraded version of Note 8 and has different specifications. The Pro phone has 3 variants- 6GB RAM+64GB storage which comes at Rs. 14000, 6GB RAM+ 128GB storage which comes at Rs. 16000 and 8GB+128GB storage which comes at Rs. 18000.
Similarly Redmi Note 8 has 3 variants- 4GB+64GB storage for Rs. 10000, 6GB+64GB storage for Rs. 12000 and 6GB+128GB storage for Rs. 14000.
The most interesting thing about the Redmi Note 8 phone is the quad-camera set up on the rear panel. For the first time a Note from Redmi has 4 cameras on the back and has a 13MP selfie camera. With the launch of the line-up, Redmi has shifted its logo on the front chin of the phone.
The Redmi Note 8 Po is a notch higher and comes with a 3D curved glass. The screen to body ratio of the phone is an upgraded feature and equips a 13MP selfie camera. The phone includes a Gorilla Glass 5 protection on both sides. This model also comes with 4 cameras on the back and it is the first time that any Redmi smartphone is designed with a quad-camera set up on the rear panel.
On the hardware front, The Note 8 has Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 Processor and the Pro version comes with MediaTek Helio G90T Processor. Both the phones include a 3.5mm headphone jack. However, the Note 8 Pro expects a makeover and will be seen in a whole new design.
Both the phones are highly advanced in terms of low-light photography, video recordings, sound and power back-up. Added to that, the phones have dust prevention nets that ensure the speakers don’t collect dust.
The launch of the smartphones is on hold for India as of now and is initially released only in China. Xiomi is expected to release the launch date for India in the coming weeks.