Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Announced, 6.3-inch Smartphone with Snapdragon 665 and Quad Camera

Xiaomi announced its Redmi Note 8, a 6.3-inch smartphone with a quad-camera device in China. Check its full specs, features, review and price in Nigeria here.

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Xiaomi Redmi Note8

Xiaomi, a Chinese manufacturer, announced its Redmi Note 8, a 6.3-inch smartphone with a quad-camera device alongside the Redmi Note 8 Pro in China.

The Redmi Note 8 newly launched succeeds the Redmi Note 7 which happens to be one of the most shipped devices of 2019. The new Redmi family come with a much robust camera setup compared to its predecessor.

In this article, we shall be detailing the full features, specifications and price of the Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Android smartphone.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Features (Preview)

Redmi Note 8 is a mid-range Android smartphone with 6.3-inch FHD + (2340 x 1080) display, Snapdragon 665 AIE 2.0 GHz octa-core CPU, 3 GB / 4 GB RAM, 32GB / 64 GB / 128 GB storage capacity.

Moving to the rear camera, this device packs a quad-camera which includes a 48MP (main F 1.79) wide camera as a member of its Quad rear shooters. The other members of this array are the 8MP ultra-wide lens, 2MP dedicated macro lens and 2MP depth sensor.

Redmi Note8 Quad Cam

This model also features a water drop-type notch with a 19.5:9 aspect ratio. The notch embodies the 13MP front selfie camera. It captures AI-enhanced images thanks to AI scene recognition and beautification tools. It also adds Facial Detection to its portfolio.

The battery is 4000mAh and 18W quick charge is possible. It’s further equipped with fingerprint authentication sensor on the back, USB Type-C connection port and a 3.5mm earphone jack.

The software section of the Redmi Note 8 is taken care of by the Android 9.0 Pie OS and MIUI 10. Lastly, the colour options available for this smartphone are Crystal Green, Crystal Blue.

At the same time, Redmi Note 8 Pro with MediaTek Helio G90T is announced.

Key Specs

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

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Price and Availability

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 launched August 2019 (Availability for purchase in September 2019), it is available in colours — Crystal Green, Crystal Blue. You can order the phone from the following online shopping markets using any of the links below.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 3GB / 32GB model retails at ₦57,999 naira in Nigeria, 4GB / 64GB model retails at ₦62,999 while the 4GB / 128GB model retails at ₦69,999. (CLICK TO BUY XIAOMI REDMI NOTE 8 or CHECK OUT MORE PHONES UNDER ₦70,000).

Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Full Specifications and Features

General Features

  • Platform: Android 9.0 Pie OS (MIUI 10)
  • Processor: Qualcomm SDM665 Snapdragon 665 (11 nm), Octa-core (4×2.0 GHz Kryo 260 Gold & 4×1.8 GHz Kryo 260 Silver)
  • GPU: Adreno 610
  • Memory: 3GB/4GB RAM
  • Colours: Crystal Green, Crystal Blue
  • Dimension: 161.3 x 76.4 x 8.8 mm
  • Weight: 190g
  • SIM Type: Nano SIM
  • SIM Count: Dual SIM
  • Build: Front glass, plastic body

Display

  • Display: 6.3-inch IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 1080 x 2340 pixels (409 ppi), (~81.7% screen-to-body ratio)
  • Screen Protection: Corning Gorilla Glass 5

Camera

  • Rear Camera: Quad
    • 48 MP, f/1.8, (wide), 1/2″, 0.8µm, PDAF
    • 8 MP, f/2.2, 13mm (ultrawide), 1/4″, 1.12µm
    • 2 MP, f/2.4, 1/5″, 1.75µm (dedicated macro camera)
    • 2 MP, f/2.4, 1/5″, 1.75µm, depth sensor
  • Rear Camera Features: LED flash, HDR, panorama
  • Video: [email protected], [email protected]/60/120fps, [email protected], gyro-EIS
  • Front Camera: 13MP camera, HDR, panorama, 1080p [email protected]

Storage

  • Built-in Storage: 32GB/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), 8(900), 38(2600), 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

Messaging

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

Entertainment

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

Navigation

  • 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: No
  • Built-in Mobile Payment: –
  • Water Resistant: No
  • Dust Resistant: No
  • Image Editor: Yes
  • Video Editor: Yes
  • Document Viewer: Yes
  • Document Editor: Yes

Battery

  • Battery: 4,000mAh non-removable Li-Po battery
  • Fast Charge: Yes, Fast battery charging 18W

Where to buy Xiaomi Redmi Note 8

CLICK HERE TO BUY THE XIAOMI REDMI NOTE 8 in Nigeria.

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