Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro
Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro
The Redmi Note series are known for their big screen, fast performance, good camera setup and affordable price. Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro has stepped up its game with a lot of new features and upgrades to stay at the top of its game.
Design & Display
Xiaomi’s designs are both beautiful and functional. Redmi Note 8 Pro comes with a 4-sided 3D curved back for a better grip while the frame is made of plastic. The front and back are covered by a Gorilla glass5 that has a splash-proof coating. The coating is Anti-oil and anti-fingerprint, which protects the phone against dust, splashes and spills.
The screen is a 6.3 inches DotDrop IPS LCD with an FHD+ 2340 x 1080 resolution. The display has an aspect ratio of 19.5:9, which leads to 395 PPI pixel density.
It is noteworthy to say that the display has a blue Light Certification to ensure your eyes’ safety.
The display also supports HDR, Color temperature adjustment, Standard mode, Reading mode and Sunlight mode.
The colors offered for this model are Pearl White, Forest Green, Mineral Grey, Dark Blue and Coral Orange.
Operating System & UI
The operating system on this smartphone is MIUI 10 on Android 9, which is upgradeable to higher versions.
The Redmi Note 8 Pro supports Dark Mode. In Dark Mode, all system colors turn to black; and most of the apps have alternative designs to suit the Mode.
Quick Replies eases your gaming experience by sending ‘’quick replies to the supported apps when a notification pops up.
Game Turbo optimizes the phone for a smooth gaming experience but can be disabled if you want to.
It comes with dedicated features such as Gallery, Music, Video Player, and FM radio. MIUI offers a Security app that scans your phone for malware, restricts your data usage, frees up your RAM, etc.
Some of its other features are complex game environment sensing, smart system resource management, custom game parameters, Digital Wellbeing, custom game display enhancement, custom border restrictions, auto-brightness disabling and three-finger screenshot.
As for Biometric Security, you can use the fingerprint sensor or face recognition.
Internal design and Performance
The chipset used in Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro is Mediatek Helio G90T that comes with an octa-core gaming processor, which runs smooth and fast.
Redmi Note 8 Pro comes with Hyper-Engine technology that offers smooth gameplay and improved connectivity. Now, it can connect to two Wi-Fi routers simultaneously or combine Wi-Fi and LTE for a more stable and faster connection.
It also features LiquidCool technology to keep your device cool and ensure that your games run smoothly.
As for the memory, it comes with an impressive option of 6/8GB RAM; and the options for memory storage are 64/128/256GB.
There is a Quad Camera setup at the back of the phone plus the front selfie camera. With these powerful cameras, you can capture stunning photos in any condition.
First off, there is the main 64MP ultra-high-resolution camera with extraordinary quality.
Then there is the Ultra Wide Camera that has an 8MP lens that offers a 120° field of view.
Next, we have the 2MP Macro camera with 2cm ultra focus distance and finally a 2 MP Depth Sensor for better portrait shots.
Furthermore, the selfie camera has an impressive 20MP quality that delivers beautiful images.
The Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro’s photos are beautiful. The colors are easy on the eyes, with sharpness, detail and a great dynamic range.
The night mode is a feature that allows you to take beautiful pictures in low light conditions. The images come out noise-free and detailed and with a decent dynamic range.
The portrait Mode delivers eye-catching subject isolation with a wide dynamic range that is ‘’comparable to studio effects’’.
Pro mode is a pleasing feature that allows you to toggle settings like ISO, white balance, focus and shutter speed. This feature helps you take great photos, even in poor lighting conditions.
You can shoot 4k videos at 30fps or 1080p videos at 30/60fps with high resolution and real-life depth.
The cameras also feature up to 10x digital zoom, Phase and Contrast detection focus, AI Beautify, single tone flash, AI scene detection, 64MP HD, Ultra nightscape mode, edge distortion correction, Burst mode, Panorama mode, display brightness correction, Tilt-shift, Level display, Custom watermark 3D Lighting, AI Skyscaping, Palm shutter, AI silhouette detection, HDR and AI studio lighting.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro has a generous Li-Po 4500 mAh battery. It supports Fast Charging up to 18W which gives you full-charge in 2 hours.
The Redmi Note 8 Pro has a single super linear speaker placed at the bottom, which produces loud and high-quality sounds with great frequency response.
Some features of the Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro are accelerometer, In-screen Ambient light sensor, Electronic compass, Vibration motor, IR blaster, Multifunctional NFC, Distance sensor, gyro, FM Radio and proximity.
The Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro stands out with its Quad camera setup and brilliant performance. Offering a lot of features accompanied by a generous battery and bright screen, put Note 8 Pro right between the best mid-rangers in the market!
|Technology||GSM / HSPA / LTE|
|Announced||2019, August 29|
|Status||Available. Released 2019, September 24|
|Dimensions||161.4 x 76.4 x 8.8 mm (6.35 x 3.01 x 0.35 in)|
|Weight||200 g (7.05 oz)|
|Build||Glass front (Gorilla Glass 5), glass back (Gorilla Glass 5), plastic frame|
|SIM||Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)|
|Type||IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors|
|Size||6.53 inches, 104.7 cm2 (~84.9% screen-to-body ratio)|
|Resolution||1080 x 2340 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio (~395 ppi density)|
|Protection||Corning Gorilla Glass 5|
|OS||Android 9.0 (Pie), upgradable to Android 10, MIUI 11|
|Chipset||Mediatek Helio G90T (12nm)|
|CPU||Octa-core (2x2.05 GHz Cortex-A76 & 6x2.0 GHz Cortex-A55)|
|Card slot||microSDXC (uses shared SIM slot)|
|Internal||64GB 6GB RAM, 128GB 6GB RAM, 128GB 8GB RAM, 256GB 8GB RAM|
|Features||LED flash, HDR, panorama|
|Video||[email protected], [email protected]/60/120fps, [email protected], gyro-EIS|
|Quad||64 MP, f/1.9, 26mm (wide), 1/1.72", 0.8µm, PDAF 8 MP, f/2.2, 13mm (ultrawide), 1/4.0", 1.12µm 2 MP, f/2.4, (macro) 2 MP, f/2.4, (depth)|
|Single||20 MP, f/2.0, (wide), 1/3", 0.9µm|
|WLAN||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot|
|Bluetooth||5.0, A2DP, LE|
|GPS||Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS|
|USB||2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector|
|Sensors||Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass|
|Charging||Fast charging 18W|
|Colors||Black, Red, Blue, White, Deep Sea Blue, Midnight Blue, Electric Blue, Twilight Orange|
|Models||2015105, M1906G7I, M1906G7G|
|SAR||1.15 W/kg (head) 1.18 W/kg (body)|
|SAR EU||1.00 W/kg (head) 1.47 W/kg (body)|
|Performance||AnTuTu: 224759 (v7), 279355 (v8) GeekBench: 6999 (v4.4), 1622 (v5.1) GFXBench: 14fps (ES 3.1 onscreen)|
|Display||Contrast ratio: 1326:1 (nominal)|
|Camera||Photo / Video|
|Loudspeaker||Voice 64dB / Noise 71dB / Ring 82dB|
|Audio quality||Noise -93.6dB / Crosstalk -91.9dB|
|Battery life||Endurance rating 114h|