Earlier rumors pointed Redmi Note 8 to arrive with Snapdragon 665 and Note 8 Pro MediaTek Helio G90T. Finally, The company officially confirms that standard Redmi Note 8 will have Snapdragon 665 chipset, while, the company has already confirmed Redmi Note 8 Pro to pack the MediaTek Helio G90T SoC. However, both are very capable processors in the mid-range segment, but Helio G90T is more powerful.
When it compared to onboard specs, the Snapdragon 665 is powered by the octa-core CPU, where 4x Cortex-A73 (Kryo 260) cores are pointed at 2.0 GHz and power-efficient 4x Cortex-A53 (Kryo 260) cores are clocked at 1.8 GHz. On the other hand, The Helio G90T comes with 4x powerful Cortex-A76 cores clocked at 2.05 GHz and other 4x Cortex-A55 cores clocked at 1.8GHz. The Helio G90T also has relatively stronger Mali-G76 3EEMC4 GPU compared to Adreno 616 given to Snapdragon 665. The Snapdragon 665 is fabricated on the 11nm process, while, the Helio G90T uses 12nm process; here slight fever to Snapdragon 665 for the small structure to provide enhanced power efficiency. Overall, Helio G90T outperforms the Snapdragon 665 in all aspects, at least on paper.
In addition, Redmi official Weibo handle also confirms the quad-camera setup on the Redmi Note 8 with primary 48MP sensor. The four cameras are divided into main camera + ultra-wide + depth sensor + macro lens. If we see closely, the rear-mounted fingerprint sensor is also available on the back.
Furthermore, the Redmi Note 8 Pro is confirmed to arrive with 64MP main camera having a differently aligned quad-camera setup and liquid cooling system for the batter gaming experience. Both the smartphones will be unveiled on August 29 in China. For further information, stay tuned with us!