Xiaomi Redmi 8 Series Product Launch in Nigeria, Check Out Official Prices

Xiaomi officially launched the Redmi Note 8, Note 8 Pro, Redmi 8 and Redmi 8A today in the Nigerian market. Check out all details and prices.

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redmi note 8 pro launch in nigeria

After some time being launched in China, India, Indonesia and other parts of the world, Xiaomi finally launched the Redmi Note 8, which features a 48MP quad-camera, in the Nigerian market.

The launch took place today (28/10/2019) at the Radisson Blu Hotel, Ikeja, Lagos, Nigeria. Xiaomi marketing manager, Mr Somoye Habeeb took to the stage to present the Redmi Note 8 Pro alongside other Redmi series 8 such as the Redmi Note 8, Redmi 8 and the budget Redmi 8A.

Redmi Note 8

Redmi Note8 White

In terms of design, the Redmi Note 8 carries the name Neptune Blue, which turns out to be the name given by Mi Fans Indonesia. The smartphone also comes in black and moonlight white.

The fingerprint scanner sensor is also designed smaller. The 6.3-inch FHD + Redmi Note 8 screen has a 90 percent screen-to-body ratio, which is an improvement from the Redmi Note 7 which has 87 percent screen-to-body, protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 5 on the front and rear.

For cameras, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 features a quad camera with a 48MP main lens configuration, 120-degree wide-angle 8MP lens, 2MP macro lens and 2MP depth sensor lens.

redmi note 8 specs

In terms of performance, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 is equipped with a Snapdragon 665 chipset with up to 4GB RAM and up to 128GB ROM that can be expanded up to 256GB, and a 4,000mAh battery with 18W fast charging technology.

Redmi Note 8 also received an update in terms of audio with an increase of 40 percent louder than the previous device.

redmi note 8 prices

Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 is priced at ₦57,999 for 3GB RAM and 32GB ROM variants. Xiaomi also presents the Redmi Note 8 variant of 4GB RAM / 64GB RAM at ₦62,999 and a variant of 4GB / 128GB RAM at ₦69,999.

Here are the Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 key specifications…

KEY SPECS
Display 6.3-inch IPS capacitive touchscreen, 1080 x 2340 pixels
OS Android 9.0 Pie (MIUI 10)
Processor Octa-core 2.0GHz Snapdragon 665
Storage 32GB/64GB/128GB ROM + 3GB/4GB RAM (MicroSD card up to 256GB)
Camera Quad 48MP + 8MP + 2MP + 2MP Rear/13MP Front (With LED light)
Battery 4,000mAh
Price Between ₦57,999 – ₦69,999 depending on variants

Redmi Note 8 Pro

Redmi Note 8 Pro Green

Not only launching the Redmi Note 8, Xiaomi also presents a premium version of the device, the Redmi Note 8 Pro which is claimed to be a four-camera phone or commonly called a “quad-camera” with a 64MP main lens in Nigeria.

In terms of design, Redmi Note 8 Pro comes in mineral colour variants of grey, pearl white and forest green.

On the back of the four cameras on the phone are arranged symmetrically right in the centre of the device. The phone is also equipped with P2i nano-coating on the back to protect water splashes.

Redmi Note 8 Pro carries a 6.53-inch screen with a thin bezel using chip-on-film technology, resulting in a 91.4 percent screen-to-body ratio.

redmi note 8 pro specs

For performance, the Redmi Note 8 Pro is armed with MediaTek Helio G90T which is claimed to be the first smartphone in Africa to use the processor.

MediaTek Helio G90T is equipped with HyperEngine Game technology to transmit minimum latency. The chipset also has Wifi X Antenna to guarantee a wifi connection.

Also, the chip for gaming is also equipped with liquid cool technology reduces the temperature of the chip 4 degrees to 6 degrees.

The Redmi Note 8 Pro also becomes the Redmi Note series with a 4,500mAh battery which is also equipped with fast charging 18W. Also, the Redmi Note 8 Pro became the first Redmi Note series to have NFC technology.

The Redmi Note 8 Pro is equipped with a quad-camera with a 64MP main lens. The camera configuration also features a 120 degree 8MP wide-angle lens, 2MP macro lens and 2MP depth sensor lens.

redmi note 8 pro prices

Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro is priced at ₦82,999 for 6GB RAM / 64GB RAM, and ₦89,999 for 6GB RAM / 128GB RAM.

Here are the Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro key specifications…

KEY SPECS
Display 6.3-inch IPS capacitive touchscreen, 1080 x 2340 pixels
OS Android 9.0 Pie (MIUI 10)
Processor Octa-core 2.76GHz MediaTek Processor
Storage 128GB ROM + 6GB RAM (MicroSD card up to 256GB)
Camera Quad 64MP + 8MP + 2MP + 2MP Rear/20MP Front (With LED light)
Battery 4,500mAh
Price Between ₦82,999 – ₦89,999

Redmi 8

Xiaomi Redmi 8

This budget smartphone is the successor of the Xiaomi Redmi 7 which was released in April. Compared to its predecessor, this successor portrays new features such as the 5,000mAh battery, faster battery charging technology, larger storage and more.

It sports a 6.22-inch HD+ IPS display (720 x 1520 pixels), alongside the fingerprint sensor on the back, a dual-camera setup (12MP and 2MP sensors) is found in a vertical compartment.

Just like every other model of this newly launched series, the key protective agent on the device is the Corning Gorilla Glass 5 which shields the display panel from damages after high falls.

Under the hood, Qualcomm Snapdragon 439 SoC handles the core operations of the smartphone. The chipset’s octa-core 1.95GHz CPU ensures that all smartphone actions are top speed. Its Adreno 505 GPU takes care of everything related to graphics.

In terms of memory, you can choose between 3GB and 4GB RAM models of the device. The 3GB model is accompanied by a 32GB ROM while the 4GB edition works with a 64GB ROM. Either way, the storage can be expanded to 512GB through a MicroSD card.

Finally, the giant 5,000mAh battery shoulders every task you throw at the smartphone for several hours. Whenever it needs a refill, the Fast Charge 15W technology steps up to quicken the charge time.

Xiaomi Redmi 8 is priced at ₦44,800 for 3GB RAM / 32GB RAM, and ₦47,900 for 4GB RAM / 64GB RAM.

Here are the Xiaomi Redmi 8 key specifications…

KEY SPECS
Display 6.22-inch IPS capacitive touchscreen, 720 x 1520 pixels
OS Android 9.0 Pie (MIUI 9)
Processor Octa-core 1.95GHz Qualcomm Processor
Storage 32GB/64GB ROM + 3GB/4GB RAM (MicroSD card up to 256GB)
Camera Dual 12MP + 2MP Rear/8MP Front (With LED light)
Battery 5,000mAh
Price N44,800 – N47,900

Redmi 8A

Xiaomi Redmi 8A

The Xiaomi Redmi 8A enters the smartphone market with features that’ll make budget smartphone enthusiasts scream for joy. It’s the updated version of the Xiaomi Redmi 7A released earlier this year. The smartphone packs 5,000mAh battery for long term usage.

redmi 8a specs

The Xiaomi Redmi 8A is quite sleek and slim despite the huge battery size. It weighs just 188g with a thickness of 9.4 mm. That’s moderate enough for any user to handle. The front is covered with glass while the rear has an attractive plastic shell. Moving to the internals, It sports a 32GB ROM and 2GB RAM and also has Snapdragon 439 SoC for optimal smartphone performance.

The rear camera uses a 12MP sensor with an f/1.8 aperture to capture sleek pictures and videos. While the front comes with an 8MP selfie cam.

Xiaomi Redmi 8A is priced at ₦36,500 for 2GB RAM / 32GB RAM.

Here is the Xiaomi Redmi 8A key specifications…

KEY SPECS
Display 6.2-inch IPS capacitive touchscreen, 720 x 1520 pixels
OS Android 9.0 Pie (MIUI 10)
Processor Octa-core 1.95GHz Qualcomm Processor
Storage 32GB ROM + 2GB RAM (MicroSD card up to 256GB)
Camera 12MP Rear/8MP Front (With LED light)
Battery 5,000mAh
Price N36,500

Redmi Note 8 Series Availability

redmi note 8 series prices

All the four models of the Redmi 8 series launched today is said to be available for purchase starting 4th November 2019 and can be purchased from all offline and online shopping sites in Nigeria.

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