Xiaomi Launches Redmi Note 8 Pro (64MP) Camera Mid-range Smartphone in UAE with Redmi Note 8, Redmi 8, Redmi 8AOctober 15, 2019
Xiaomi today announced the launch of Redmi Note 8 Series Smartphones at the launch event held at the Address Hotel, Downtown Dubai. Redmi Note 8 Pro Redmi Note 8, Redmi 8 and Redmi 8A were introduced to the attendees of the event which included Xiaomi team from UAE and China and their distribution and retail partners. Also introduced at the launch was Mi Wireless Car Charger for those on the move.
One of the highlights of the launch was Redmi Note 8 Pro which comes with best-in-class mobile platform, 2GHz octa-core MediaTek Helio G90T gaming processor paired with up to 8GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage. Redmi Note 8 Pro is also packed with the brand’s first-ever 64MP quad-camera making it an ideal companion for photographers, gamers and anyone seeking an accessible flagship-quality experience.
Also introduced at the launch was Redmi Note 8, a photography powerhouse with a quad-camera setup, 6.39-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 1080×2340 pixels and an aspect ratio of 19.5:9. Redmi Note 8 packs the power of octa-core Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 665 processor 4GB of RAM and comes with Android 9 Pie and 4000mAh non-removable battery supporting Xiaomi’s proprietary fast charging.
The brand also introduced Redmi 8 and Redmi 8A in the affordable range.
Redmi 8 comes wrapped in glass-like material providing a premium hands-on feel with a polished and glossy surface, powered by Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 439 and 4GB of RAM. Redmi 8A comes in a fine, textured matt finish with excellent grip and at the same time, reducing fingerprint residues to a minimum. It packs Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 439 and 3GB of RAM. Both, Redmi 8 and Redmi 8A come with 6.22-inch HD+ IPS Dot Notch display that supports a Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection, dual-SIM (Nano), running Android 9 Pie with MIUI 10 on top
The Redmi Note 8 series phones are available in three colors. Redmi Note 8 Pro comes in Mineral Gray, Pearl White, and Forest Green color while The Redmi Note 8 comes in Space Black, Neptune Blue, and Moonlight White. Whereas the Redmi 8 comes color variants of Onxy Black, Sapphire Blue, and Ruby Red and Redmi 8A is available in Midnight Black, Ocean Blue, and Sunset Red.
Redmi Note 8 series phones are available at Etisalat, Carrefour and Mi Stores across the UAE
Redmi Note 8 Pro
Mi Note 8 Pro features the best-in-class Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 665 mobile platform, offering better CPU and GPU performance. Redmi Note 8 Pro is powered by a 2GHz octa-core MediaTek Helio G90T gaming processor paired with up to 8GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage. The gaming processor with LiquidCool technology Wi-FI X antenna is the secret weapon for the professional game lovers. The Redmi Note 8 Pro runs Android 9 Pie and is powered by a 4500mAh – the Redmi Note series highest power capacity to date non-removable battery. The Redmi Note 8 Pro supports proprietary fast charging.
Equipped with a large 6.53” FHD+ Dot Drop display and rear fingerprint sensor, the device achieves a 91.4% screen-to-body ratio. The display is also TÜV Rheinland certified, providing protection against blue light and reducing the likeliness of visual fatigue. Redmi Note 8 Pro sports Corning® Gorilla® Glass 5 on its front and back to safeguard against accidental falls and general wear and tear.
Offering an AI quad-camera setup, Mi Note 8 Pro features a primary 64MP ultra-high-resolution camera meanwhile with an 8MP ultra-wide-angle camera with a 120° field of view, a 2MP macro camera and 2MP depth sensor come together to create Redmi’s most versatile camera.
To top it off, Redmi Note 8 Pro is equipped with an additional WiFi X antenna for a more reliable internet connection, as well as 1217SLS speakers and a Smart PA for improved gaming audio. Redmi Note 8 Pro also offers 18W Type-C fast charging, multifunctional NFC, an IR blaster, and a 3.5mm headphone jack. The phone is available in two variants of 6 GB + 64 GB and 6 GB +128 GB.
Redmi Note 8 Pro will retail at AED 949 for 6GB+64GB, AED 1,049 for 6GB+128GB.
Redmi Note 8
Redmi Note 8 runs on the powerful Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 665 chipsets. The chipset enhances overall user experience through its advanced AI technology, and improvements in power-efficiency ensure peak performance that will last all day.
Equipped with a 6.3” Dot Drop – TÜV Rheinland-certified display with 2.5D curved glass design, Redmi Note 8 offers an incredibly immersive FHD+ visual experience that achieves an impressive 90% screen-to-body ratio. Users can expect upgraded durability as the devices also tout Corning® Gorilla® Glass 5 protection — front and back — safeguarding against accidental falls and general wear and tear. Besides, Redmi Note 8 is also covered in a special nano-coating to make the device splash-resistant.
Whereas Note 8 features a 48MP AI quad ultra-high-resolution primary main camera with a 13 MP front camera, the Mi Note 8 series features 64MP, 8MP ultra-wide-angle camera, 2MP ultra macro, and 2MP depth sensor cameras. The options offered by the combination of these amazing quad lenses combination can cover most settings, delivering an SLR-like photography experience.
Redmi Note 8 boasts high-capacity 4,000mAh battery and offers up to 18W charging over USB Type-C. The unique self-cleaning speaker function also expels dust and debris through low-frequency sonic pulses — another testament to Xiaomi’s dedication towards providing high-quality products. Redmi Note 8 will be available in 4GB + 64GB for AED 729, and 4GB + 128GB for AED 829.
Redmi 8A and Redmi 8
With a 6.22-inch (15.8cm) HD+ Dot Drop display, Redmi 8 and Redmi 8A features an aspect ratio of 19:9, promising an immersive experience and overall ergonomics. Redmi 8 and Redmi 8A both feature a 12MP camera, perfect for day-to-day snapshots. Redmi 8 also comes with a secondary 2MP camera – the dual camera setup offers depth-sensing better portrait photos. On the front, both devices sport an 8MP selfie camera and both the front and rear cameras are capable of taking AI Portrait mode shots.
With a 5000mAh high-capacity two-day battery, both Redmi 8 and Redmi 8A come with support for 18W fast charging support on the Type-C port (10W fast charger inside the box), and Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 439 octa-core chipset as the processor. Each model offers a 2+1 dual SIM slot with dedicated micro SD card support that allows storage expansion up to 512GB.
Xiaomi’s relentless focus on quality means that Redmi 8 and Redmi 8A comes protected with Corning® Gorilla® Glass 5, while its nano-coating makes the smartphone splash resistant. These two devices also retain the popular feature which allows users to playback FM radio without the need of connecting their earphones. Redmi 8 even offers a convenient IR blaster for remote controlling compatible household electronics. Redmi 8 comes in variants of 3GB+32GB variant and 4GB+64GB.