Xiaomi is set to release a brand new line of Redmi Note series phones. Which the Redmi Note 8 Pro being the first in the world to use the new Samsung GW1 64MP Camera.
For the more budget focused phone, the Redmi Note 8, the company chose a 48MP camera to save costs and keep the device at an entry cost.
The Note 8 Pro comes in a rather standard chassis made out of an aluminum frame encompassed with Gorilla Glass 5. The device features an 6.53-inch IPS LCD display with a 2340×1080 resolution as well as a 19.5:9 ratio. The screen to body ratio is 91.4% according to Xiaomi and will have a rain drop selfie camera module. There are also three colours available: Mineral Grey, Pearl White and Forest Green
The quad-camera setup is setup using the Samsung 64-megapixel primary camera, an 8-megapixel ultrawide, and two assistive 2-megapixel sensors along with a 20-megapixel selfie camera.
Note 8 Pro uses a very power MediaTek gaming Helio G90T processor. Alongside that it is paired with 6 or 8GB of RAM and 64 or 128GB of storage.
The Redmi Note 8
The non-Pro Note 8, has a 6.3-inch 1080p screen, Snapdragon 665 processor, a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor, and a quad-camera setup that swaps the 64-megapixel sensor for a 48-megapixel part to keep costs down. The selfie camera is 13 megapixels, and there’s a 4,000mAh battery with up to 18W charging.
Seeing this in comparison to the Note 7, it is a very gradual increase.
Starting with the Note 8 pricing at the same 999-yuan (~125€ / $140) price point as its predecessor. Meanwhile the Note 8 Pro’s pricing has also been unchanged at 1,399 yuan (~178€ / $195). Both phones are launching in China first before making their way over to India.