Note series of Redmi is one of the lucrative smartphone series in India. No doubt this series always come up with the new hallmark at intrusive pricing. Yesterday at there event in India, Redmi turn up with the eighth edition of Note Series. They had launched Redmi Note 8 and Note 8 Pro in that event. Both the smartphones mark the Quad camera setup. In this article, we are going to review Redmi Note 8 Pro. Note 8 Pro comes with a powerful gaming chipset and a 64 Megapixel quad-camera setup. It is going to compete with Realme XT that also features the same camera setup. So, lets checkout can Redmi Note 8 Pro outweigh the Realme XT.
Display & Design
Redmi Note 8 Pro comes with a 6.5 inches dot drop display of Full HD+ resolution. It is an IPS LCD display which is protected by a Corning Gorilla Glass 5 on both front and back. The display looks vibrant and sharp, the viewing experience is good and gives you improved streaming experience. The smartphone comes with Widevine L1 support means you can stream Full HD content on Netflix, Amazon Prime or any other streaming services.
In terms of design, the new Redmi Note 8 Pro comes with a vertical camera setup that apt on center. The physical fingerprint sensor is mounted below the vertical camera setup, it sort of looks like the fourth camera sensor. The new 3D curved back looks awesome. In terms of design, no doubt it looks alluring.
This is the key highlight of the smartphone. It is powered by a MediaTek Helio G90T chipset which is a powerful gaming processor. G90T is built on 12 nm technology is an octa-core chipset having clock speed up to 2.05 GHz. It has powered by a Mali G76 GPU which delivers a powerful gaming experience. Redmi uses liquid technology which cools the smartphone while playing heavy games. In fact, it is the only smartphone apart from Poco F1, that can run PUBG in HDR settings without any lag. It comes with a MiUi 10 powered by an Android 9.
Redmi Note 8 Pro comes with a rear Quad Camera setup. It has a 64 Megapixel G1 sensor of f/1.8 aperture. The second one is an 8 Megapixel wide-angle lens of f/2.2 aperture that gives a 120-degree field of view. The third one is a 2 Megapixel macro lens which helps to capture shots from 2cm. The fourth one is a depth sensor of 2 Megapixel. The smartphone offers so many modes that enhance the camera department. It can shoot video to 4k resolution at 30 fps only. While it can shoot slow-motion video @ 960 fps at 720p resolution. The camera quality of the smartphone is best at this price range, edge detection was up to the mark.
Redmi Note 8 Pro comes with a 20 Megapixel selfie sensor of aperture f/2.0 that packs a 0.8-micron pixel size. Redmi has maintained the sharpness and image quality. The front camera can shoot video 1080p video at 30 fps.
Battery & Other Features
Redmi Note 8 Pro comes with a 4500 mAh battery that supports 18W fast charging that can charge your smartphone in less than 1.5 hours. It comes with all the major sensors along with P2i coating that makes the device splash-proof.
Price and Variant
6 GB RAM and 64 GB Internal Storage for 14,999 ₹
6 GB RAM and 128 GB Internal Storage for 15,999 ₹
8 GB RAM and 128 GB Internal Storage for 17,999 ₹
Redmi Note 8 Pro is a very strong competitor for Realme XT. It is 1-2k less than Realme XT and delivers more features than it. With the powerful gaming chipset and amazing 64 Megapixel quad-camera setup, the smartphone emerges as a new beast in the midrange. Redmi Note 8 Pro is a perfect combination of fast chipset and wonderful camera. So, if you are looking to buy a smartphone at this price range then it can be the one.