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Redmi Note 8 Pro Becomes The First Smartphone With 64MP Camera

Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro is the first smartphone to sport 64MP camera. The phone comes with the Quad rear cameras & gaming chip. Learn more!

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Redmi Note 8 Pro was officially announced by Xiaomi as the first smartphone to sport a 64MP camera. The camera, which was developed alongside Samsung, gives the smartphone the title of highest camera resolution ever held. The next best thing to this camera resolution is the 48MP camera.

Also, the phone becomes the first smartphone to don the MediaTek Helio G90T, a gaming-centric chipset. Those are just some of the juicy details of the Redmi Note 8 Pro. Find out more as we proceed.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro Features (Preview)

The Redmi Note 8 Pro brings the 64MP wide camera as a member of its Quad rear shooters. This camera uses the Samsung ISOCELL BRIGHT GW1 and the quad-binning pixel technology for superb images. The other members of this array are the 8MP ultra-wide lens, 2MP dedicated macro lens and 2MP depth sensor.

Wrapped within the dewdrop notch is the sleek 20MP frontal camera. It captures AI-enhanced images thanks to AI scene recognition and beautification tools. It also adds Facial Detection to its portfolio.

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Taking care of display, the 6.3 inches IPS capacitive touchscreen is on board with the 1080 x 2340 pixels resolution. It is heavily guarded by the Corning Gorilla Glass 5 on its face.

Redmi Note 8 Pro

In the room of power, MediaTek Helio G90T SoC serves the chipset functions. It relays its services through the help of an octa-core 2.76GHz processor and Mali-G76MC4. As a gaming beast, the smartphone is the first from Redmi to bag a liquid cooling chamber. This helps to cool the heat produced during high intensive gaming.

Meanwhile, the software section is anchored by the Android 9.0 Pie OS and MIUI 10. In the memory compartment, the stable 64GB and 128GB ROM are balanced with 6GB RAM depending on your choice.

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Extensive battery life is enjoyed via the 4,500mAh Li-Ion battery of this smartphone. The phone charge really quick through the USB Type-C all thanks to the Fast Charge 18W.

In addition, Redmi Note 8 with Snapdragon 665 is announced at the same time.

Key Specs

Here are the Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro key specifications…

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


Price and Availability

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro launched August 2019, it is available in colours Black, Red, Blue, White. You can order the phone from the following online shopping markets using any of the links below.

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Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro 6GB + 64GB variant retails at ₦82,999 naira in Nigeria, while the 6GB + 128GB variant retails at ₦89,999. (CLICK TO BUY XIAOMI REDMI NOTE 8 PRO or CHECK OUT MORE PHONES UNDER ₦90,000).

Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro Full Specifications and Features

General Features

  • Platform: Android 9.0 Pie OS (MIUI 10)
  • Processor: Octa-core (2x Cortex-A76 & 6x Cortex-A55) Mediatek Helio G90T SoC
  • GPU: Mali-G76MC4
  • Memory: 6GB RAM
  • Colours: Black, Red, Blue, White
  • Dimension: 161.3 x 76.4 x 8.8 mm
  • Weight: 199g
  • SIM Type: Nano SIM
  • SIM Count: Dual SIM
  • Build: Front glass, plastic body


  • Display: 6.3-inch IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 1080 x 2340 pixels (409 ppi)
  • Screen Protection: Corning Gorilla Glass 5


  • Rear Camera: Quad 64 MP (wide, f/1.8) + 8MP (ultra-wide, f/2.2) + 2MP dedicated macro lens + 2MP depth camera, [email protected]
  • Rear Camera Features: Phase detection autofocus, LED flash, Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, panorama
  • Front Camera: 20MP camera, 1080p [email protected]


  • Built-in Storage: 64GB / 128GB
  • Memory Card Support: Yes, up to 256GB
  • Bundled Cloud Storage: –

Network Support

  • 2G GSM: Yes
  • 2G CDMA 1X: –
  • 3G WCDMA: Yes
  • 3G CDMA EVDO: –
  • 4G LTE: LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500)

Internet & Connectivity

  • GPRS: Yes
  • EDGE: Yes
  • 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes
  • HSPA+: 5.76/42.2Mbps
  • CDMA EVDO: –
  • 4G LTE: Yes
  • WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
  • Bluetooth: Yes, 5.0 with A2DP, LE
  • NFC:Yes
  • Infrared Blaster:Yes
  • USB Port: 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector


  • SMS/MMS: Yes
  • Instant Messaging: Yes
  • Push Emails: Yes
  • Email Protocol: –


  • Music Player: MP3/eAAC+/WAV/Flac player
  • Video Player: Xvid/MP4/H.265 player
  • FM Radio: Yes
  • Loudspeaker: Yes
  • 3.5mm Jack: Yes


  • Navigation: Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
  • Maps: Yes

Sensors & Control

  • Digital Compass: Yes
  • Accelerometer: Yes
  • Proximity Sensor: Yes
  • Light Sensor: Yes
  • Barometer: –
  • SpO2: –
  • Pedometer: –
  • Heart Rate Monitor: –
  • Gyroscope: Yes
  • Fingerprint Scanner: Yes (rear-mounted)
  • Iris Scanner: –
  • Face Unlock: Yes
  • Intelligent Digital Assistant: Yes
  • Motion Sensing / Gesture Control: –
  • Voice Control: –

Other Features

  • Video Streaming: Yes
  • Active Noise Cancellation: Yes
  • Wireless Charging: –
  • Built-in Mobile Payment: –
  • Water Resistant: –
  • Dust Resistant: –
  • Image Editor: Yes
  • Video Editor: Yes
  • Document Viewer: Yes
  • Document Editor: Yes


  • Battery: 4,500mAh non-removable Li-Po battery
  • Fast Charge: Yes, Fast battery charging 18W (Quick Charge 4+)

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