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Summary
83%
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Display

6.3" (16 cm)

1080x2340 px, 409 PPI

6.5" (16.51 cm)

720x1600 px, 270 PPI

Performance

Quad + Quad Core

2 GHz + 1.8 GHz, 4 GB RAM

Quad + Quad Core

2 GHz + 1.8 GHz, 4 GB RAM

Storage

64 GB

512 GB (Expandable)

64 GB

256 GB (Expandable)

Camera

48 MP + 8 MP + 2 MP + 2 MP (Primary)

13 MP(Front)

48 MP + 8 MP + 2 MP + 2 MP (Primary)

13 MP(Front)

Battery

4000 mAh

5000 mAh

48.9 h talktime (2G)

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4.3/5 based on 138,536 ratings

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General
Launch Date

October 21, 2019 (Official)

November 29, 2019 (Official)

Brand

Xiaomi

Realme

Model

Redmi Note 8

5s

Operating System

Android v9.0 (Pie)

Android v9.0 (Pie)

Custom UI

MIUI

ColorOS

SIM Slot(s)

Dual SIM, GSM+GSM

Dual SIM, GSM+GSM

SIM Size

SIM1: Nano
SIM2: Nano

SIM1: Nano
SIM2: Nano

Network

4G: Available (supports Indian bands),
3G: Available, 2G: Available

4G: Available (supports Indian bands),
3G: Available, 2G: Available

Fingerprint Sensor

yes

yes

Quick Charging

yes Fast, 18W

no  No

Design
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Dimensions

Height: 158.3 mm
Width: 75.3 mm
Thickness: 8.3 mm

Height: 164.4 mm
Width: 75.6 mm
Thickness: 9.3 mm

Weight

188 grams

198 grams

Build Material


Back: Gorilla Glass


Back: Plastic

Colours

Nepture Blue, Moonlight White, Cosmic Purple, Space Black

Crystal Blue, Crystal Purple, Crystal Red

Waterproof

yes Splash proof

yes Splash proof

Display
Good
Average
Screen Size

6.3 " (16 cm)

6.5 " (16.51 cm)

Screen Resolution

1080 x 2340 pixels

720 x 1600 pixels

Aspect Ratio

19.5:9

20:9

Bezel-less display

yes with waterdrop notch

yes with waterdrop notch

Pixel Density

409 ppi

270 ppi

Display Type

IPS LCD

IPS LCD

Screen Protection

Corning Gorilla Glass v5

Corning Gorilla Glass v3

Touch Screen

yes Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch

yes Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch

Screen to Body Ratio (claimed by the brand)

90 %

89 %

Screen to Body Ratio (calculated)

81.56 %

82.07 %

Performance
Very Good
Very Good
Chipset

Qualcomm Snapdragon 665

Qualcomm Snapdragon 665

Processor

Octa core (2 GHz, Quad core, Kryo 260 + 1.8 GHz, Quad core, Kryo 260)

Octa core (2 GHz, Quad core, Kryo 260 + 1.8 GHz, Quad core, Kryo 260)

Architecture

64 bit

64 bit

Graphics

Adreno 610

Adreno 610

RAM

4 GB

4 GB

Bootup Time (tested by 91mobiles)

21.0 s

25.0 s

Storage
Best in Class
Best in Class
Internal Memory

64 GB

64 GB

Expandable Memory

yes Up to 512 GB

yes Up to 256 GB

USB OTG Support

yes

yes

Camera
Very Good
Very Good
Main Camera
Camera Setup

Quad

Quad

Resolution

48 MP f/1.79 Primary Camera(2" sensor size, 0.8µm pixel size)8 MP f/2.2, Wide Angle, Ultra-Wide Angle Camera(4.0" sensor size, 1.12µm pixel size)2 MP f/2.4, Macro Camera(5.0" sensor size, 1.75µm pixel size)2 MP f/2.4, Depth Camera(5.0" sensor size, 1.75µm pixel size)

48 MP f/1.8 (upto 10x Digital Zoom) Primary Camera(2.86" sensor size, 1.25µm pixel size)8 MP f/2.25, Wide Angle, Ultra-Wide Angle Camera(4.0" sensor size, 1.12µm pixel size)2 MP f/2.4, Macro Camera(5.0" sensor size, 1.75µm pixel size)2 MP f/2.4, Depth Camera(5.0" sensor size, 1.75µm pixel size)

Sensor

ISOCELL Plus

ISO-CELL

Autofocus

yes Phase Detection autofocus

yes Phase Detection autofocus

Physical Aperture

F1.79

F1.8

Optical Image Stabilisation

no  No

Flash

yes Dual LED Flash

yes LED Flash

Image Resolution

8000 x 6000 Pixels

8000 x 6000 Pixels

Settings

Exposure compensation, ISO control

Exposure compensation, ISO control

Shooting Modes

Continuos Shooting, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Continuos Shooting, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Camera Features

Digital Zoom, Auto Flash, Face detection, Touch to focus

10 x Digital Zoom, Auto Flash, Face detection, Touch to focus

Video Recording

3840x2160 @ 30 fps, 1920x1080 @ 60 fps, 1280x720 @ 120 fps

3840x2160 @ 30 fps, 1920x1080 @ 30 fps

Front Camera
Camera Setup

Single

Single

Resolution

13 MP f/2.0 Primary Camera(1.12µm pixel size)

13 MP f/2.0, Wide Angle Primary Camera(3" sensor size, 1.12µm pixel size)

Physical Aperture

F2.0

F2.0

Video Recording

1920x1080 @ 30 fps

1920x1080 @ 30 fps

Battery
Very Good
Excellent
Capacity

4000 mAh

5000 mAh

Type

Li-Polymer

Li-ion

User Replaceable

no  No

no  No

TalkTime

Up to 48.9 Hours(2G)

Standby time

Up to 718 Hours(2G)

Quick Charging

yes Fast, 18W

no  No

USB Type-C

yes

no  No

Battery Charging Time (20% to 100%) (tested by 91mobiles)

01h 43m 16s

02h 41m 05s

Network & Connectivity
SIM Size

SIM1: Nano
SIM2: Nano

SIM1: Nano
SIM2: Nano

Network Support

4G (supports Indian bands), 3G, 2G

4G (supports Indian bands), 3G, 2G

VoLTE

yes

yes

SIM 1

4G Bands:
TD-LTE 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41)
FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 850(band 5)
3G Bands:
UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
GPRS:
Available
EDGE:
Available
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4G Bands:
TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41)
FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 900(band 8) / 850(band 5)
3G Bands:
UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
GPRS:
Available
EDGE:
Available
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SIM 2

4G Bands:
TD-LTE 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41)
FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 850(band 5)
3G Bands:
UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
GPRS:
Available
EDGE:
Available
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4G Bands:
TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41)
FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 900(band 8) / 850(band 5)
3G Bands:
UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
GPRS:
Available
EDGE:
Available
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SAR Value

Head: 1.13 W/kg, Body: 0.634 W/kg

Wi-Fi

yes Wi-Fi 802.11, a/ac/b/g/n/n 5GHz

yes Wi-Fi 802.11, a/ac/b/g/n

Wi-Fi Features

Wi-Fi Direct, Mobile Hotspot

Mobile Hotspot

Bluetooth

yes v5.0

yes v5.0

GPS

yes with A-GPS, Glonass

yes with A-GPS, Glonass

USB Connectivity

Mass storage device, USB charging

Mass storage device, USB charging, microUSB 2.0

Multimedia
FM Radio

yes

yes

Loudspeaker

yes

yes

Audio Jack

3.5 mm

3.5 mm

Special Features
Fingerprint Sensor

yes

yes

Fingerprint Sensor Position

Rear

Rear

Other Sensors

Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope

Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Gyroscope

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  • How to save battery on Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 ?

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    Answered By Deepti Mati | 1 years ago

    You can follow the below mentioned steps to save battery:

    1. Turn off notification from less used apps:

    Real notifications are handy in some cases like email. But there is plenty of less important app that wants notification permission. Turn off those notification permissions. To do this Go to settings> Notification and status bar> App preferences. Choose and set important push message such as WhatsApp, what are enabled and disable other apps which you don't use often.

    2. Turn off GPS:

    GPS is another battery draining cause. Many apps request location permission using GPS. Turn it off to save your battery. You can use Wi-Fi-based location rather than GPS

    3. Enable battery saver in Security app:

    In MIUI 8 security apps comes with lots of feature including battery saver. Enable battery saver in security saver to get ultimate battery experiences.

    4. Set/Adjust Screen Brightness:

    Automatic Brightness: It is a good choice for adjusting screen brightness. But setting a constant brightness also save battery life. To set constant brightness Personally I prefer constant brightness and you can access them in Settings> Display> Brightness level.

    5. Turn off vibration on press:

    Every time you press on phone display it makes vibration. It is obviously power consuming. Turn off vibration on press to prolong battery life

    6. Turn off Wi-Fi:

    Turn off Wi-Fi when not needed. It is not mandatory to turn on Wi-Fi 24/7. It consumes huge battery.

    7. Turn off Sync:

    Syncing is also drained battery. Though it is important for apps like email but turn it off when not needed. You can turn in off in Settings>Sync.

    8. Turn off excessive vibration:

    Vibration kills your battery life. Try to avoid vibration mode. For app notification, you can turn it off in Settings> Notification and status bar> App notification> Choose only apps you want them to vibrate.

    9. Turn off auto update:

    Apps like Google Play store and app store constantly connect to the server to check for the updated app. This process drains battery fast. Turn off auto update to prolong battery life

    10. Shorten Screen Timeout time:

    Screen consumes huge battery. You can save some charge by shortening screen timeout time. Head towards Settings> Lock screen and password> Sleep and choose the time you prefer

    11. Use static wallpaper instead of live wallpaper:

    You can save some battery by shortening Use static wallpaper instead of live wallpaper Try to avoid live wallpapers.

    12. Turn on Airplane Mode in low signal areas

    Phone consumes most battery in week signal area. So, turn on airplane mode when the signal is too poor.

    13. Keep phone updated:

    Updated ROM comes with optimization and bug fixes. So, keep your phone updated to prolong battery life.

    14. Turn on Power saver mode:

    You can simply swipe the notification bar and turn on the battery saver mode so that the battery usage is optimised.

    You can check the specs of Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 here: Xiaomi Redmi Note 8
  • How to enable VOLTE on Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 ?

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    Answered By Gandhali Vijaya | 1 years ago

    You don't need to enable VoLTE. Insert the Jio (VoLTE enabled) in any slot. By default, VoLTE will be active. If it is not, you can change the network preferences from Network option in settings.


    1. Go to Settings > Call Settings (Sim and Network)
    2. Tap Cellular networks > Enable Voice over LTE On/ Off.

    Alternatively, you can follow a much easier way:


    1. You can simply dial *#*#4636#*#* 
    2. Choose Phone information.
    3. Click " Phone Information" and Toggle VOLTE Provisioned.
    4. Restart the phone and you are done.


    You can check the below video to get more clarity:




    You can check the specs of Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 here: Xiaomi Redmi Note 8
  • How to record calls on Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 ?

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    Answered By Eshanika Ganesh | 1 years ago

    Maximum smartphones have an inbuilt call recording feature these days. You just need to tap on the cassette symbol to start the recording. Still, there are phones which do not have this feature inbuilt. For such phones, you can install the ACR app.

    1. : Download the ACR call recording app from the play store. 



    2. : Then Follow the instructions from the app and allow all the access to the app as shown in the Image below


    3. : Ten Tap the three bar on the top left of the app.



    4. : There you will find the Enable option on the top.



    5. : Enable it and enjoy the app.



      You can check our the video:



      You can check the specs of Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 here: Xiaomi Redmi Note 8
  • Is Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro Waterproof?

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    Answered By Neelam Pal | 1 years ago

    No, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro is not waterproof. Although it comes with IP52 rating but that is for splash-proof only.

    For water-resistant, the rating should be IP67 or IP68.

    Check out what IP rating means-


    Check the device's full specifications  Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro

  • How to root Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 ?

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    Answered By Ekalinga Subram | 1 years ago

    To root your phone manually, you need to turn on USB Debugging. 

    1. Go to Setting, Find kernel version in About.
    2. Tap it seven times, at which point you should see the message, "You are now a developer!" With that done, tap Settings, About Phone, Developer Options, and then tick USB debugging." Then tap OK to approve the setting change. 
    3. Now turn it ON  in fastboot mode and unlock the bootloader.
    4. Install a recovery to help you with flashing.
    5. Flash a supporting custom ROM and gapps.


    XDA Developers is a great site to help you with the process, support and Custom ROMs.


    Check the below video for One click root method that works on many latest devices:

    You can check the specs of Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 here: Xiaomi Redmi Note 8
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