About a month ago, the Chinese firm Xiaomi had announced the Redmi Note 8 and Note 8 Pro smartphones. Finally, the bigger sibling Redmi Note 8 Pro starts seeding in Europe beginning with Spain. If you remember, a few days ago, the company had launched Mi 9 Lite in the same country. Leaving aside, Redmi Note 8 Pro will be sold through Xiaomi’s online store and AliExpress across the country starting from September 26.
As far as pricing is concerned, the Redmi Note 8 Pro price starts from 249 Euro for the base 6GB RAM / 64GB storage, which goes up to 269 Euro for the higher 128GB storage with the same amount of RAM. The company is further offering a 20 Euro discount for the base variant to those who buy it in the first 24 hours, meaning it will be available for 229 Euro for the early adopters.
Redmi Note 8 Pro Specifications
Speaking to the specs, the handset arrives with 6.53-inch 1080 x 2340 pixels Full HD+ IPS LCD display on the front. The handset is fueled by the MediaTek Helio G90T chipset clocked @2.05GHz. Needless to say, the handset is designed for the gaming-oriented audience with LiquidCool technology, because the Helio G90T processor itself modified as a gaming chip. It has quad rear cameras with Quad 64 MP, f/1.8 (wide) + 8 MP, f/2.2 (ultra-wide) + 2 MP, f/2.4 (macro) + 2 MP, f/2.4 (depth) sensors. On the front, it has another 16MP, f/2.0 front-facing shooter for selfies.
Besides, the handset packs a 4,500 mAh non-removable battery with 18W fast charging support. It runs on Android 9 Pie based on MIUI 10 custom skin out the box. As for storage, there are multiple-storage variants available with 6GB RAM. The rear-mounted physical fingerprint sensor can be used to unlock the device safely.
In addition, the device includes all the essential options such as Bluetooth 5.0, dual-band WiFi, FM Radion, USB Type-C port for charging, NFC, GPS, IR-Blaster, and 3.5mm headphone jack. It is IP52 certified making it splash-proof device providing it basic protection against rain and sweat. All in all, given the price point, it offers good value. What are your thoughts? Do let’s know in below comment section!