“The Redmi Note 8 Pro is Xiaomi’s latest Note-series offering that rocks 64MP quad rear cameras and Helio G90T chipset”
Redmi Note 8 Pro will be debuting in India next week, i.e. October 16th. Xiaomi India Head Manu Kumar Jain confirmed the date at the Redmi 8 smartphone launch event in India today. The Redmi Note 8 Pro is Xiaomi’s latest Note-series offering – the successor to Redmi Note 7 Pro – introduced back in August in China. The handset is among the first smartphones to rock 64-megapixel Samsung ISOCELL Bright GW1 sensor. The Redmi Note 8 Pro is also the first in the lineup to feature quad cameras at the back and powered by MediaTek’s Helio G90T chipset.
Redmi Note 8 Pro specifications
To recall, the Redmi Note 8 Pro ships with a 6.53-inch full-HD+ display with and a waterdrop-style notch up top. The handset boots MIUI 10 software on top of Android 9 Pie out of the box. The phone is powered by a 2GHz octa-core MediaTek Helio G90T processor with HyperEngine tech for gaming enthusiasts, aided by up to 8GB of RAM and 128GB user-expandable storage. The handset houses a 4,500mAh battery with 18W fast-charging support.
For photography, there is the 64-megapixel (f/1.7) primary sensor at the back paired with 8-megapixel ultra-wide angle sensor, 2-megapixel depth sensor, and a 2-megapixel macro lens. The Redmi Note 8 Pro supports up to 25x zoom and 8K video recording. The front camera of the handset features a 20-megapixel selfie shooter. The Redmi Note 8 Pro has a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner and comes with standard connectivity options such as Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and 4G LTE.
The Redmi Note 8 Pro price in India is likely to be around Rs 15,000 – in line with its counterpart Realme XT smartphone, which also rocks 64MP camera. The handset also has a sibling, called the Redmi Note 8, which also has quad rear cameras but with a 48MP primary camera. Xiaomi may introduce the phone alongside the Redmi Note 8 Pro in the country.