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Redmi Note 8 and Note 8 Pro Launching Soon in Nepal

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Finally! It took a while getting there but Xiaomi has finally launched the Redmi Note 8 and the Note 8 Pro in India, and expected to launch in Nepal very soon. MI users all around were hyped about these two devices. And with the devices having been already launched in China, most of the specifications were already known to us. However, there are still some minor tweaks in the global variants and they were highlighted during the event. Furthermore, in this Xiaomi event, we got the chance to see the MIUI 11 Global ROM first hand.

Redmi Note 8 Overview

First off, the display on this device is a huge 6.3-inches. It comes with a Full HD display and an added TUV certified reading mode. Furthermore, the Note 8’s display should feel pretty bright considering the fact that it offers a brightness of 450-nits.

As for the camera, the device packs a quad-cam setup on the back. With a 48 MP primary sensor, an 8 MP ultra-wide lens, a 2MP depth sensor, and a macro lens, you should be able to capture Insta quality photos with its rear cam. Upfront, the selfie camera is of 13 MP.

Powered by the Snapdragon 665 chipset, performing daily tasks should not be a difficulty for this device.  The device will be available in two RAM variants – 4GB and 6GB. The on-board storage option is of 64GB and 128GB on the two variants respectively. However, users can upgrade it up to 256GB as there is a dedicated microSD slot available.

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The Redmi Note 8 uses a 4,000mAh battery. And as per the company’s claim, once fully charge, you will be able to get around 2 days of battery life. It uses a Type-C charger and the phone supports 18 W fast charging. Moreover, the good news is that a fast charger will be bundled in the retail box itself.

Much focus was placed on the durability of the device and rightly so. Protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 5 on both sides, the device is splash resistant. Redmi Note 8 also features an auto-cleaning speaker that can automatically clear out dust from the speaker cavity.

Redmi Note 8 Specifications

  • Design: Glass body front and back
  • Display: 6.3″ IPS LCD display with Full HD resolution (1080 x 2340 pixels)
  • Rear Camera: Quad, 48 MP primary lens with f/1.8 aperture & PDAF + 8 MP Ultra-wide-angle lens with f/2.2 aperture + 2MP dedicated macro lens with f/2.4 aperture + 2MP depth sensor with f/2.4 aperture
  • Front Camera: 13MP with f/2.0 aperture
  • Processor: Octa-core 11 nm Qualcomm Snapdragon 665
  • GPU: Adreno 610
  • RAM: 4 GB, 6GB
  • Storage: 4GB/64GB and 6GB/128GB, expandable up to 256GB
  • Battery: 4000 mAh, 18W Fast Charging
  • Sensors: Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass

Redmi Note 8 Pro Overview

Moving on, the other device that was launched at today’s event was the Redmi Note 8 Pro. It comes as a direct successor of the Note 7 Pro and is one of the most hyped Xiaomi devices in recent dates. Though the device will launch with the MIUI 10 in the beginning, users should expect the recently launched MIUI 11 on their devices sometime around December.

The Redmi Note 8 Pro has a bigger 6.53-inch display as compared to the Note 8. It has a Full HD+ resolution and an aspect ratio of 19.5:9. It too is protected by the Corning Gorilla Glass 5 on both sides. And similar to the Note 8, it too has a waterdrop notch upfront.

One of the most exciting aspects of this device is that it is the first one to be powered by the MediaTek Helio G90T processor. It is a gaming-centric processor and should allow users to play graphic-intensive games on their devices. Furthermore, the device also comes with liquid cooling technology and Game Turbo 2.0 to complement its gaming capabilities.

Talking about the camera, the Redmi Note 8 Pro too has a quad-camera setup on the back. However, its primary lens is a 64MP ISOCELL Bright GW1 sensor. The cam setup is completed by an 8MP ultra-wide lens, a 2MP dedicated ultra-macro lens, and a 2MP depth sensor. As for the front camera, a powerful 20MP selfie shooter is housed inside the waterdrop notch.

And that’s not it. The cameras come with an array of features too. For instance, it supports 64MP HD, Ultra nightscape mode, Smart Ultra-Wide Angle to name a few. Furthermore, the front camera too supports features such as Panorama selfie, AI scene detection, Palm shutter and many more.

It too will be available in two RAM variants with the base variant being 6GB and the other of 8GB. The storage on board will be either 64GB or 128GB on the 6GB variant and 128GB for the 8GB variant. Furthermore, there is a dedicated microSD slot available for those who want to upgrade their internal storage.

Moreover, for its daily tasks, the device will rely on a huge 4,500mAh battery that supports 18W fast charging. And similar to the Redmi Note 8, the fast charger will be bundled along with the retail box.

The notable difference in the global variant and the China variant is that a dedicated microSD slot is available on the global one. Along with that, the minor changes include the difference in the dimension and the weight.

Redmi Note 8 Pro Specifications

  • Design: Glass body front and back
  • Display: 6.53″ IPS LCD display with Full HD+ resolution (1080 x 2340 pixels)
  • Rear Camera: Quad, 64MP primary lens with f/1.9 aperture & PDAF + 8 MP Ultra-wide-angle lens with f/2.2 aperture + 2MP dedicated macro lens with f/2.4 aperture + 2MP depth sensor with f/2.4 aperture
  • Front Camera: 20MP with f/2.0 aperture
  • Processor: Octa-core 12 nm MediaTek Helio G90T
  • GPU: Mali-G76 MC4
  • RAM: 6 GB, 8GB
  • Storage: 6GB/64GB, 6GB/128GB and 8GB/128GB, expandable up to 256GB
  • Battery: 4500 mAh, 18W Fast Charging
  • Sensors: Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass

Pricing and Availability

The device will be available in India from October 21st. However, we will only get to see it here in Nepal from November. And as the models launched in India are the Indian variants of both the Redmi Note 8 and Redmi Note 8 Pro, users will get similar features if purchased in Nepal. As far as the pricing is concerned, the ones in Nepal will obviously cost more than that in India. The expected difference in price will be around 10-15%.

Redmi Note 8 Prices

  • 4GB + 64GB: ₹ 9,999 (expected price in Nepal: NRs. 18,500)
  • 6GB + 128GB: ₹ 12,999 (expected price in Nepal: NRs. 24,000)

Redmi Note 8 Pro Prices

  • 6GB + 64GB: ₹ 14,999 (expected price in Nepal: NRs. 27,500)
  • 6GB + 128GB: ₹ 15,999 (expected price in Nepal: NRs. 30,000)
  • 8GB + 128GB: ₹17,999 (expected price in Nepal: NRs. 33,000)