Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro Review, Specification & Price in Nigeria
The Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro is the best mobile device for you if great performance, versatile cameras, premium build quality and HDR display is your thing. Still it is the first smartphone released with a 64 megapixel camera. It was released in Italy on 23 September 2019. The Redmi Note 8 Pro comes with a 6.53 inch Full HD+ Dot Notch display. It also uses a quad camera setup of 64MP + 8MP + 2MP + 2MP, and a selfie camera of 20MP, a first for the Redmi Note series. Also it is the first smartphone to be powered by Mediatek G90T octa-core chipset. It comes with a 4,500mAh battery capacity and with USB Type-C 18W in-box fast charger.
The Redmi Note series has been very important for Xiaomi. The Redmi Note 4 (Review) was the first model that sold in huge numbers, helping the Chinese smartphone giant cement its position in the Nigerian market.
Design & Display Review
Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro sports a 6.53-inch touchscreen display with 1080×2340 pixel resolution and an aspect ratio of 19.5:9. The smartphone comes powered by an octa-core MediaTek Helio G90T processor coupled with 6GB of RAM. It runs Android 9 Pie-based Xiaomi’s own custom MIUI 10. This amazing smartphone comes with a 6.53 inch Full HD+ Dot Notch display. It also uses a quad camera setup of 64MP + 8MP + 2MP + 2MP, and a selfie camera of 20MP, a first for the Redmi Note series. Also it is the first smartphone to be powered by Mediatek G90T octa-core chipset. It comes with a 4,500mAh battery capacity and with USB Type-C 18W in-box fast charger. 6.53 inches (with up to 91.4% screen-to-body ratio) 1080 x 2340 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio (395 PPI) IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors Redmi Note 8: 6.3 inches (with up to 90% screen-to-body ratio) 1080 x 2340 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio (409 PPI) IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
The front camera of the Xiaomi redmi note 8 pro has got a Quad: Samsung ISOCELL Bright GW1 64MP (f/1.8, 0.8 μm) PDAF (wide) + 8 MP (f/2.2, 1.12 μm) 13mm (ultrawide) + 2 MP , f/2.4, 1/5″, 1.75μm (dedicated macro camera) + 2 MP, f/2.4, 1/5″, 1.75μm, depth sensor
Redmi Note 8: Quad: Samsung ISO CELL Bright GM1/GM2 48MP (f/1.8, 0.8 μm) PDAF (wide) + 8 MP (f/2.2, 1.12 μm) 13mm (ultra wide) + 2 MP , f/2.4, 1/5″, 1.75μm (dedicated macro camera) + 2 MP, f/2.4, 1/5″, 1.75μm, depth sensor. While the front camera boost of 20 MP, LED flash, 1080p Redmi Note 8: 13 MP, LED flash, 1080p.
Software & Hardware Review
The Xiaomi Redmi note 8 pro runs on a octa-core SoC which runs with the Mali-G76MC4 graphics card under the hood for the optimum performance. All that chipset’s power will be supported by either 6GB or 8GB of RAM. Just like the smaller brother for this unit, the 6GB RAM option will be available across both of the 64GB and 128GB storage options, but the larger RAM option will only come with 128GB. Octa-core (2x 2.05 GHz Cortex A76 + 6x 2.0 GHz efficiency Cortex A55) Redmi Note 8: Octa-core (4x 2.0 GHz Performance Kryo 260 cores based on Cortex A73 + 4x 1.8 GHz efficiency Kryo 260 cores based on Cortex A53). The Redmi Note 8 Pro runs Android 9 Pie and is powered by a 4500mAh non-removable battery. The Redmi Note 8 Pro supports proprietary fast charging. Redmi Note 8 Pro measures 161.70 x 76.40 x 8.81mm (height x width x thickness) and weighs 200.00 grams. It was launched in Electric Blue, Gamma Green, Halo White, Pearl White, and Shadow Black colors. It bears a glass body.
Battery & Connectivity
The Redmi Note 8 Pro uses a Non-removable Li-Po 4500 mAh battery. While the connectivity options on the Redmi Note 8 Pro include Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, GPS, Bluetooth v5.00, Infrared, USB OTG, USB Type-C, 3G, and 4G (with support for Band 40 used by some LTE networks in Nigeria) with active 4G on both SIM cards. Sensors on the phone include accelerometer, ambient light sensor, compass/ magnetometer, gyroscope, proximity sensor, and fingerprint sensor. The Redmi Note 8 Pro supports face unlock.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro Specifications
- Android 9.0 (Pie); MIUI 10
- 20MP Selfie Camera
- microSD, up to 256 GB (uses shared SIM slot)
- 4000 mAh Non-removable Li-Po Battery
- Octa-core Mediatek Helio G90T (12nm), Mali-G76MC4
- 64GB 6 GB RAM, 128GB 6GB RAM, 128GB 8GB RAM
- 64MP + 8MP + 2MP + 2MP Quad Camera
- 6.53 inch IPS infinity-V Display, 1080 x 2340 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio (~395 PPI density)
The Redmi Note 8 Pro has the Ocean Blue, Forest Green, Mineral Grey, and Pearl White color options. Perfect phone for gaming and photo shooting. No heating issues, no frame drops.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro Price & Where to buy From
The Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro sells at the price of (NGN) 95,000 on any popular E-commerce platform and will cost (NGN) 90,000naira in mobile retail outlets near you.