Along with the Note 8 Pro model, Redmi introduced the younger version of the smartphone called Note 8. The device was equipped with a large display with a trending “drop”, an advanced camera with a 48-megapixel main sensor and a 4000 mAh battery with quick charge function.
Redmi Note 8 received a 6.39-inch 2.5D IPS display with Full HD + resolution and Gorilla Glass 5 protective glass. Like the older model, the fingerprint scanner is located on the glass back cover - but unlike the Pro version, it not integrated into the camera module.
The “core” of the smartphone is the eight-core Snapdragon 665 processor with a maximum clock frequency of 2.0 GHz, and the gadget's RAM is 4 or 6 GB, depending on the configuration. The capacity of the built-in drive is 64 or 128 GB, respectively, supports the installation of microSD cards up to 128 GB.
The rear camera with four sensors is responsible for shooting Redmi Note 8: the main one is 48 megapixels, “wide” with a resolution of 8 megapixels, a macro camera for 2 megapixels and a depth sensor with the same resolution. For shooting selfies and video communication in the cutout area on the front panel is a 13-megapixel selfie module. The 4000mAh smartphone battery supports 18W fast charging.
Specifications of Redmi Note 8:
- Display: IPS, 6.39``, 2340x1080, Corning Gorilla Glass 5
- Chipset: Snapdragon 665 (4x2 GHz, 4x1.8 GHz), Adreno 610 GPU
- RAM: 4/6 GB Built-in memory: 64/128 GB, microSD up to 128 GB
- Battery: 4000 mAh, 18 W fast charge
- Main camera: 48 megapixels (Sony IMX586, f/1.79) + 8 megapixels (120 °) + 2 megapixels with macro lens (f/2.4) + 2 megapixels (depth sensor)
- Front camera: 13 MP (f/2.0)
- Communication: Dual 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11ac (2.4 GHz + 5 GHz), Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, GLONASS, infrared
- Security: Fingerprint Scanner
- Dimensions: 164.4 x 75.6 x 9.3 mm
- Weight: 198 grams
Sales of the Redmi Note 8 in black, blue and white body colors will start in China on September 17. Price modification 4/64 GB will be $139, version 4/128 GB will cost $167, and a variant with 6 GB of RAM and 128 GB ROM - $195.