Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Price, Specifications and Review

The Chinese electronics manufacturing company Xiaomi has recently launched a new smartphone the Xiaomi Redmi Note 8.  Redmi Note 8 is the upgrade of the Note 7 released early this year. The Redmi Note 7 is a mid-range phone with excellent value and great hardware.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Key Specs.

  • Body: 158.3 x 75.3 x 8.4 mm, 190 grams, Gorilla Glass 5 back, polycarbonate side frame.
  • Screen: 6.3″ IPS LCD, 1080 x 2340px resolution (19.5:9); ~409 ppi.
  • Chipset: Qualcomm SDM665 Snapdragon 665(11 nm) chipset: octa-core CPU (4×2.0 GHz Kryo 260 Gold & 4×1.8 GHz Kryo 260 Silver); Adreno 610
  • Memory: 4GB RAM+64GB, 6GBRAM+64GB and 6GB RAM+128GB built-in storage, microSD slot support up to 256 GB.
  • OS: Android 9.0 Pie; MIUI 10.
  • Rear camera: 48MP + 8MP + 2MP + 2MP.
  • Front camera: 13MP, [email protected] video recording.
  • Battery: 4,000mAh, Quick Charge 4.0 support 18W (9V/2A).
  • Connectivity: Dual-SIM; LTE Cat.12 download/ Cat.13 upload, Wi-Fi a/b/g/n/ac, Dual-band MIMO, 2×2 antennas, GPS; Bluetooth 5.0, USB-C 2.0.
  • Misc: Rear-mounted fingerprint reader, FM radio support.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Overview

The Xiaomi redmi note 8 comes with a high-resolution display and a professional camera setup for spotless photography. In terms of performance, it is equally good with the combination of internal hardware and software that is engineered to meet modern expectations. Plus the battery capacity is also sufficient to look after the daily requirement. It comes with a hybrid slot that might be the only issue for some consumers.

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Design

Xiaomi redmi note 8 comes featuring design that set it apart from it predecessor. The phone is made of glass with a metal frame. The front and back are fitted with Corning’s Gorilla Glass. It comes with a flat, sleek and curvy design that enables the phone to fits easily in your hands.

Redmi Note 8 features 6.3-inch LCD IPS Full HD+ resolution of 1080 x 2400 pixel with thin side bezels. It also sports a notch display called the tears drop display which accommodates the front facing camera.

The Note 8 measures a dimension of 158.3 x 75.3 x 8.4 mm and weigh 190g, hence, the pleasant feel at hand and alluring look to the eyes.

Display

Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 flaunts a full view display that stands tall at 6.3-inch. The screen support a resolution resulting to 393 ppi per density. It comes with 19.5:9 aspect ratio which helps delivers a very good viewing experience and a 81.7% screen-to-body ratio display. There is also a display color up to 16 million which gives the device a colorful and bright display. The display also sports an on-screen fingerprint scanner.

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Camera

The major selling point of the phone is the camera prowess. At the back of the device, the Redmi Note 8 sports a quad camera setup which consist of a 48-megapixel primary camera with f/1.8, aperture; a second 8-megapixel camera with a f/2.2; a third 2-megapixel camera with f/2.4 and a fourth 2-megapixel camera with f/2.4 which offers impressive photography experience.

The front camera which is sited inside the punch hole at the notch top at the front display comes with a single shooter which sports a powerful 13-megapixels f/2.0 aperture camera with AI support.

Hardware

Under the hood, the Redmi Note 8 is powered by a Qualcomm SDM665 Snapdragon 665 chipset. The chipset is built on the modern 11nm processor. It is supported by an Octa-core CPU ticking at the speed of 2.0GHz.  It support Adreno 610 GPU for graphic that has been built to provide stable performance while gaming and multitasking. This processor helps produce an optimum performance with less power consumption & more which helps the device to work very fast.

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Operating System

Xiaomi Note 8 run on Os version android 9.0 accompanied by MIUI version 10, which is the user interface developed by Xiaomi, is used on top of the Android operating system.

Storage

Xiaomi Note 8 comes in a number of variants. There is a 4GB RAM version with 64GB ROM, a 6GB RAM model having 64GB built-in storage space and a 6GB RAM 128GBGB internal storage peak model. They all have support for expansion up to 256GB. You can also opt for the Xiaomi Redmi note 8 pro version featuring 8GB RAM and 128GB storage internally.

Battery

The power house of the Redmi Note 7 is backed by a moderate 4,000mAh battery capacity. The phone is supported by a Quick Charge 4+capable charger in the box so you have to settle for the standard 18W brick.

Connectivity options on the Redmi Note 8 include Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, GPS, USB Type-C, 3G, and 4G (with support for Band 40 used by some LTE networks in India) with active 4G on both SIM cards. Sensors on the phone include accelerometer, ambient light sensor, compass/ magnetometer, gyroscope, proximity sensor, and fingerprint sensor.

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Xiaomi Note 7 Price in Nigeria

Xiaomi redmi note 7 price in Nigeria is surprisingly worth less than the phone actual worth. Get Xiaomi note 7 price for different model on Kara Store.

You can also check for the Xiaomi Redmi note 8 pro price on Kara Nigeria. Get the best price of your desired phone in Nigeria on kara.com.ng.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Full Specifications

Network Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE
Launch Announced 2019, August
Status Coming soon. Exp. release 2019, September
Body Dimensions 158.3 x 75.3 x 8.4 mm (6.23 x 2.96 x 0.33 in)
Weight 190 (6.70 oz)
Build Front glass, plastic body
SIM Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Display Type IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 6.3 inches, 97.4 cm2 (~81.7% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1080 x 2340 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio (~409 ppi density)
Platform OS Android 9.0 (Pie); MIUI 10
Chipset Qualcomm SDM665 Snapdragon 665 (11 nm)
CPU Octa-core (4×2.0 GHz Kryo 260 Gold & 4×1.8 GHz Kryo 260 Silver)
GPU Adreno 610
Memory Card slot microSD, up to 256 GB
Internal 64GB 4GB RAM, 64GB 6 GB RAM, 128GB 6GB RAM
Main Camera Quad 48 MP, f/1.8, (wide), 1/2″, 0.8µm, PDAF
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
Features LED flash, HDR, panorama
Video [email protected], [email protected]/60/120fps, [email protected], gyro-EIS
Selfie camera Single 13 MP, f/2.0
Features HDR, panorama
Video [email protected]
Sound Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm jack Yes
Comms WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS
Infrared port Yes
Radio FM radio
USB 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, USB On-The-Go
Features Sensors Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
Battery Non-removable Li-Po 4000 mAh battery
Charging Fast battery charging 18W
Misc Colors Crystal Green, Crystal Blue