Leading smartphone maker Xiaomi had officially launched its new devices as a part of the new Redmi Note 8 smartphone series. The event was held at the Address Hotel in Downtown Dubai. The new Redmi Note 8 Pro the Redmi Note 8 and the Redmi 8 and Redmi 8A are the new handsets revealed at the event.
Of the bunch, the Redmi Note 8 Pro features the Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 processor that’s known for its power-efficient performance. The speed is clocked at 2GHz octa-core and paired with up to 8GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage space. Redmi Note 8 Pro also features Xioami’s first 64MP quad-camera offering that’s ideal for photographers, gamers or anyone who prefers a high-end smartphone.
The Redmi Note 8 is also designed with photography in mind. It’s a powerhouse that features a quad-camera configuration. The device holds a large 6.39-inch display that features a screen resolution of 1080×2340 pixels and at a screen aspect ratio of 19.5:9. The Redmi Note 8 is powered by the octa-core Snapdragon 665 processor with 4GB of RAM and runs on Android 9 Pie. The smartphone packs a large 4000mAh non-removable battery with support for Xiaomi’s fast charge capability.
Next comes the affordable version called the Redmi 8 that features a wrapped in glass-like material. This construction provides a premium experience and is powered by the Snapdragon 439 chip with 4GB RAM.
The Redmi 8A features a textured matt finish and provides an excellent grip. The device also features the same Snapdragon 439 processor but with 3GB of RAM. Both the Redmi 8 and the Redmi 8A share similar specifications such as a 6.22-inch HD+ IPS Dot Notch display and dual-SIM capability.
The Redmi Note 8 Pro comes in Mineral Gray, Pearl White and Forest Green colours and is priced at 949 AED for the 6GB+64GB model, and 1049 AED for the 6GB+128GB model.
The Redmi Note 8 comes in Space Black, Neptune Blue, and Moonlight White colours. The smartphone is priced at 729 AED for the 4GB + 64GB model, and 829 AED for the 4GB+128GB model.
The Redmi 8 comes in Onxy Black, Sapphire Blue and Ruby Red colours while the Redmi 8A is available in Midnight Black, Ocean Blue, and Sunset Red colours. The Redmi 8 is priced at 499 AED for the 3GB+ 32GB model and the 4GB + 64GB for 589 AED. The Redmi 8A costs 399 AED.