Redmi Note 8 and Redmi Note 8 Pro, the next line of smartphones from Xiaomi
On August 29, the presentation of the new line from the Xiaomi sub-brand - Redmi, was held. As always, the company promises maximum opportunities for a minimum price. The design of Redmi Note 8 and Redmi Note 8 Pro largely follows the design of other brothers: a drop-shaped neckline for the front and glass "armor". But the new products have their own chip, these are 4 cameras on the rear panel, built vertically. The glass garment is made according to the Gorilla Glass 5 standard, there is IP52 splash protection. The fingerprint scanner for Redmi Note 8 Pro is located under a bunch of cameras on the back cover, in the younger version it is taken out separately. Both smartphones received IPS displays, the younger version has a diagonal of 6.3 inches and a resolution of 2340×1080 pixels. The pro version received a diagonal of 6.53 inches with the same resolution. Both smartphones also received high-quality sound, all thanks to an ultra-linear speaker with a two-layer dustproof gasket made of nanomaterials. We also got a Smart PA amplifier for improved sound quality, a 3.5 mm audio jack is also present, and it is located on the lower side edge. Redmi Note 8 received a Snapdragon 665 chip, Redmi Note 8 Pro - Helio G90T. Also, for comfortable operation, the Pro version received Game Turbo 2.0, and there is support for the gamepad. Redmi Note 8 received 4/6 GB of RAM and 64/128 GB of ROM. Redmi Note 8 Pro received 6/8 GB of RAM, but its own memory is similar to that of the younger version. Now let's move on to the cameras. The Pro version received the world's first 64 megapixel sensor Samsung ISOCELL Bright GW1 with a physical size of 1/2ʺ and a single pixel size of 0.8 microns. The second sensor is 8 MP wide-angle, the third is a 2 MP depth sensor, and the fourth is responsible for macro photography at 2 MP with aperture f/2.4. As for the front camera, the older version received a 20 megapixel module, and the youngest - 13 megapixels. The Redmi Note 8 Pro battery has a capacity of 4500 mAh, Redmi Note 8 went to a 4000 mAh battery. Both smartphones received fast charging at 18 watts. Both versions are running Android 9 Pie with MIUI 10 proprietary shell, they also support Bluetooth 5.0, Wi-Fi, GPS, the older version received an NFC module in addition. The start of sales will begin in China. Redmi Note 8 asks for $140 for 6/64 GB, $168 already for 6/64 GB and $196 for 6/128 Redmi Note 8 Pro with 6/64 GB memory will cost $196, 6/128 GB will cost $223, and the top-end 8/128 GB modification - $251.