Redmi Note 8 also launched, ups the game with a 48MP quad camera setup
Global technology leader Xiaomi recently announced the much-awaited Redmi Note 8 series of smartphones in Bangladesh. With a multitude of world-firsts, including a quad-camera setup, the Redmi Note 8 series looks to disrupt the smartphone segment all over again.
Ziauddin Chowdhury, Country General Manager, Xiaomi Bangladesh said, “The Redmi Note series has been a true disruptor in the smartphone category. Each Redmi Note has redefined value proposition by pushing the boundaries of technology and challenging the status quo. We are extremely excited to launch our 64MP Quad camera beast – Redmi Note 8 Pro, which sets a benchmark for gaming and imaging with the world’s first 64MP camera sensor along with Helio G90T chipset.”
With a powerful 64MP quad camera setup paired with an equally capable chipset, Redmi Note 8 Pro is an absolute beast. The camera setup extends to the front with a 20MP selfie shooter.
The octa-core Helio G90T mobile platform brings unprecedented gaming capability to this segment. With a refreshed Aura Design featuring an exquisite Forest Green colour and dual Corning® Gorilla® Glass 5, Redmi Note 8 Pro is a rare combination of a beautiful, ergonomic design with beastly insides. A full HD+ 16.5 cm (6.53) Dot Notch display with a 19.5:9 aspect ratio headlines the front with thin bezels across all sides. The rear facade of Redmi Note 8 Pro sports 3D curved glass, creating an ergonomic hand feel with a thickness of only 8.8 mm. All-day battery life has been a hallmark of the Note series and this time a 4500mAh battery (18W charger in box) ensures one gets the best of gaming and photography all day long.
Helio G90T features a 6+2 architecture comprising of six ARM Cortex-A55 cores, clocked up to 2.0GHz, while two Cortex-A76 cores clocked 2.05GHz ensure the heavy lifting is done without breaking a sweat This is paired with a quad-core Mali G76 GPU clocked at a mighty 800MHz to ensure gaming performance that sets new benchmarks in this segment. This allows Redmi Note 8 Pro to post an impressive AnTuTu V8 score of 284,872 points.
Xiaomi’s improved LiquidCool Technology ensures that peak performance stays for a longer duration by reducing the operating temperature. Paired with up to 6GB of LPDDR4X RAM, Redmi Note 8 Pro makes for a formidable gaming smartphone. An additional WiFi X antenna allows for uninterrupted gaming, and means that Redmi Note 8 Pro ships with TÜV Rheinland’s network latency certification.
For the first time ever, the Redmi Note series features a camera array consisting of four cameras. This includes a 64MP main camera, an ultra-wide angle lens with a 120-degree field of view, a depth sensor and a macro lens that allows you to go as close as 2cm to the subject, for photos as well as videos. This makes Redmi Note 8 Pro an extremely versatile imaging tool, allowing users to capture a multitude of perspectives and scenes.
As the first 64MP smartphone in the world, Redmi Note 8 Pro makes use of sophisticated imaging technology to ensure pictures are captured in a sharp, detailed and extremely colour-accurate manner. In low light, Redmi Note 8 Pro’s main camera automatically triggers Super Pixel, thereby combining information from four pixels into one, giving users 16MP shots with incredible details.
Addressing user feedback, Redmi Note 8 Pro features a larger capacity 4500mAh battery, but also comes with support for 18W fast charging over USB Type-C out of the box. What’s more, users will be able to take advantage of 18W fast charging right out of the box.
Redmi Note 8 comes with a 48MP quad camera set up. Equipped with a 6.3” Dot Notch Display with Aura Fluid Design, Redmi Note 8 offers an incredibly immersive FHD+ visual experience that achieves an impressive 90% screen-to-body ratio. The TÜV Rheinland-certified display offers a comfortable viewing experience by filtering out blue light and protecting users from prolonged eye strain.
Users can expect upgraded durability as it also uses Corning® Gorilla® Glass 5 protection — front and back — safeguarding against accidental falls and general wear and tear. Besides, Redmi Note 8 is also covered in P2i’s nano-coating making it splash-resistant.
Redmi Note 8 is a photography powerhouse, sporting a quad camera setup on the rear. Its 48MP ultra high-resolution primary camera features a ½-inch sensor with an f/1.79 aperture and 79.4° field of view. Meanwhile, its 8MP ultra-wide camera with 120° field of view, 2MP macro lens, and 2MP depth sensor join forces to capture stunning images at any distance.
On the front, Redmi Note 8 boasts a 13MP selfie camera with an f/2.0 aperture and built-in AI technology that helps users take a perfect selfie, every time. The front camera also includes a panorama selfie feature — a first for the Redmi Note series — that can capture group images without cropping anyone out.
Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 665 mobile platform offers great performance while maintaining power efficiency, backed by a 4000mAh battery with 10W charging over Type-C out of the box.
Redmi Note 8 will be available in 3GB+32GB, 4GB+64GB and 4GB+128GB storage variants for BDT 17,499, BDT 18,999 and BDT 20,999 respectively. The phone has three colour variants namely Forest Green, Pearl White and Mineral Grey. Redmi Note 8 Pro will be available in 6GB+64GB and 6GB+128GB variants storage variants for BDT 24,999, BDT 27,999 respectively. The phone has three colour variants namely Moonlight White, Space Black and Neptune Blue.
Note, both the phones have become available starting 13th November across Authorized Mi Stores, Partner channels and Retail points in Bangladesh.
Redmi Note 8 and Note 8 Pro: Quick Specs
|Redmi Note 8 Pro||Redmi Note 8|
|16.5cm (6.53) Full HD+ (2340 × 1080) Dot Notch Display||16cm (6.3) Full HD+ (2280 × 1080) Dot Notch Display|
|COF (Chip on Film) technology||–|
|64 MP Quad camera setup with PDAF and EIS
64MP primary sensor
8MP wide-angle sensor
2MP depth sensor
2MP macro sensor
|48MP Quad camera setup with PDAF and EIS
48MP primary sensor
8MP wide-angle sensor
2MP depth sensor
2MP macro sensor
|20MP front camera with AI Portrait mode||13MP front camera with AI Portrait mode|
|Octa-core 2GHz Helio G90T
~284,872 points on AnTuTu V8
|Octa-core 2GHz Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 665|
|6GB/64GB, 6GB/128GB variants||3GB/32GB, 4GB/64GB and 4GB/128GB variants|
|2+1 dual SIM and microSD card slot (up to 512GB)||2+1 dual SIM and microSD card slot (up to 512GB)|
|4500mAh battery||4000mAh battery|
|18W fast charging (adapter included in the box)||10W fast charging (supports upto 18W)|
|Type C charging||Type C charging|
|Fingerprint sensor and AI Face unlock||Fingerprint sensor and AI Face unlock|
|Dual Gorilla Glass 5 – front and back||Dual Gorilla Glass 5 – front and back|
|P2i Splash Proof||P2i Splash Proof|
|161.7 × 76.4 × 8.81mm, 200g||158.3 × 75.3 × 8.3mm, 190g|
|Forest Green, Pearl White and Mineral Grey colour variants||Moonlight White, Space Black and Neptune Blue colour variants|