Having completed the flow of leaks and rumors, Redmi introduced the world's first smartphone with a 64-megapixel camera called Redmi Note 8 Pro. The smartphone received productive hardware, a capacious battery with fast charging function and a wide range of wireless interfaces, including an NFC module for contactless payment.
The smartphone in a glass case received a 6.53-inch IPS display with Full HD+ resolution with thin frames and a minimal "chin", the width of which is only 4.2 mm. At the top of the screen, covered with tempered Corning Gorilla Glass 5, there is a small drop-shaped cutout for a selfie module. The back cover of the gadget is made of glass with rounded edges, the case received splash protection according to IP52.
The performance of the new product is provided by the MediaTek Helio G90T mobile platform with a liquid cooling system with support for the Mali-G76 3EEMC4 graphics adapter and 6 or 8 GB of RAM in various configurations. Expandable with microSD cards is 64 or 128 GB. For making contactless payments, an NFC chip is provided under the “hood” of the smartphone.
The rear camera module is represented by four sensors. The main sensor Samsung ISOCELL GW1 with a resolution of 64 megapixels is supplemented with 8-megapixel with wide-angle optics, 2-megapixel with a macro lens and depth sensor. The maximum frame rate in slow motion is 960 fps. Front-facing sensor resolution - 20 megapixels.
The capacity of the built-in battery with support for the function of fast charging with a power of 18 W is 4500 mAh. A full charge, according to the manufacturer, will take 1 hour 53 minutes, and a smartphone will “pick up” 50% in just 36 minutes. Redmi Note 8 Pro received the TUV Rheinland certificate, according to which it must maintain a stable connection to the network even in conditions of poor signal reception.
Specifications of Redmi Note 8 Pro:
- Display: IPS, 6.53``, 2340x1080, Corning Gorilla Glass 5
- Chipset: MediaTek Helio G90T (2x2.05 GHz + 6x2.0 GHz), Mali-G76 3EEMC4 GPU (800 MHz)
- RAM: 6/8 GB Built-in memory: 64/128 GB, microSD up to 128 GB
- Main camera: 64 megapixels (f/1.8) + 8 megapixels (viewing angle 120 °) + 2 megapixels (macro lens, f/2.4) + 2 megapixels (depth sensor)
- Front camera: 20 MP
- Communication: Dual 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 ac (2.4 GHz + 5 GHz), Bluetooth 5, GPS, GLONASS, NFC
- Battery: 4500 mAh, 18 W Quick Charge 4.0+ fast charge
- Dimensions: 161.3 x 76.4 x 8.79 mm
- Weight: 199.8 grams
In China, sales of new items in white, green and gray body colors will start on September 3 at a price of $195 for the 6/64 GB version. Modification 6/128 GB 8/128 GB will cost $223 and $251, respectively.