Xiaomi Redmi Note 8

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Xiaomi Redmi Note 8
74%Spec Score
₹ 10,595
Out of Stock
32GB / 3GB
64GB / 4GB
128GB / 6GB

Display

6.39 inches

Processor

Snapdragon 665

Front Camera

13 MP Camera

Primary Camera

48 MP + 8 MP + 2 MP + 2 MP Quad Camera with Dual Flash

Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Expert Verdict

4.4
Perfect budget smartphone

Pros

  • Excellent battery life
  • Impressive screen & display
  • Good camera setup

Cons

  • Poor HDR10 support
  • Video quality could have been better
  • Not best for hardcore gaming

Redmi Note 8 is a value-for-money smartphone and one of the best in the low price segment. With the Redmi Note 8 launch, the market was surprised with some unbelievable features for this price range. The Redmi Note 8 specifications include an amazing camera, screen, design, and more that makes it a complete package. With good battery life, charger, and overall performance, Redmi Note 8 features are perfect for moderate gaming, photography, and social media usage. If you are on a tight budget but still want to buy a smartphone with the latest features, Redmi Note 8 can be the best choice for you.

Design and Display

Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 have a screen size of 6.39 inches and weighing approximately 190 g . This mobile runs on Android OS, v9.0 (Pie) and has a decent resolution of 1080 x 2340 pixels. It has dimension 158.3 mm X 75.3 mm X 8.35 mm .

Performance

Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 packs Snapdragon 665 processor and it has Octa core (Quad 2GHz + Quad 1.8GHz ) Kryo 260 CPU and Adreno 610 GPU.

Camera

In terms of camera, this model comes with rear camera of 48 MP (f/1.79) + 8 MP + 2 MP + 2 MP (f/2.4) Quad Camera with Dual Flash and front camera of 13 MP (f/2.0) Camera. Other camera features include Geo Tagging, HDR, Portrait, Panorama, EIS

Network and connectivity

In connectivity, this model included 2G, 5G, Face Unlock, Fingerprint Sensor, Quick Charging. Different network support available for the 3g: HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 MHz , 4g: LTE.

Other Features

Sensors included in Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 are: Fingerprint Sensor, Accelerometer, Proximity, Compass, IR Sensor .

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Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 colors

  • Cosmic Purple
  • Space Black
  • Neptune Blue
  • Moonlight White

Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Price in India

DetailsPriceStorageRAM
Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 (32GB ROM / 3GB RAM) ₹ 10,59532 GB 3 GB
Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 (64GB ROM / 4GB RAM) ₹ 12,49864 GB 4 GB
Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 (128GB ROM / 6GB RAM) ₹ 14,499128 GB 6 GB

Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Detailed Review

Design

Redmi Note 8 brings an attractive design with a plastic frame that looks premium. Both front and rear parts of the Redmi Note 8 are protected by Gorilla Glass 5. This smartphone comes in four amazing colours: Neptune Blue, Moonlight White, Space Black, and Nebula Purple.

At the front of the Redmi Note 8, you get a 6.3"; IPS LCD panel with a notch for the front camera. On the left, there is a triple card slot with an independent micro SD tray. On the top, there is an IR blaster. The bottom of this device comes with the audio jack, speaker, and USB-C port.

On the backside, you get a beautiful gradient design, a top to bottom quad-camera setup on the left side with a LED flash, and a fingerprint scanner with a small touch-sensitive area.

Summary

Premium-looking smartphone with good protection and glossy touch.

Camera

The primary rear camera of the Redmi Note 8 is a 48-megapixel Isocell Bright GM2 camera with a Samsung sensor. The lens of this camera has an f/1.8 aperture and a 1/2.25” sensor with 0.8µm pixels. 

Apart from the primary 48 MP camera, you get an 8-megapixel ultra-wide-angle camera with an f/2.2 aperture, 2-megapixel macro camera, and a 2-megapixel depth sensor camera.

The smartphone comes with a 13 megapixel f/2.0 front camera with HDR and portrait mode and multiple beautifications enhancement features. 

The highest video recording resolution on Redmi Note 8 is 4k @30fps, and you can also record 1080 @30fps. There is a slow-mo video recording feature available with 1080p @120fps and a 96Kbps bitrate stereo audio recorder. 

Summary

The Redmi Note 8 camera does a pretty good job in capturing and recording high-definition photos and videos, offering decent quality photos with both the front and rear camera.

Battery Life

Redmi Note 8 comes with a 4,000 mAh Li-ion battery. The battery life is decent enough for everyday usage. Even after watching videos, playing games, and clicking pictures for hours, you will not run out of battery at the end of the day. 

Considering the Redmi Note 8 price, the battery life is awe-inspiring. In the box, you also get an 18W charger that charges the device from zero to 100 per cent in about 80-90 minutes. 

Summary

A 4000 mAh battery and 18W charger is enough for daily usage, making Redmi Note 8 the best in this segment.

Display

 

The Redmi Note 8 screen gets a similar front notch, display resolution, and Gorilla Glass 5 as the Redmi Note 8 pro. However, the display size of the Redmi Note 8 is a bit smaller than the Redmi Note 8 pro.

In this smartphone, you get a Full HD+ screen that is bright and sharp to provide you with a good video watching and UI experience. Behind the Gorilla Glass 5 protection on the screen, you get a 6.3” IPS LCD panel with 1080p resolution. 

Summary

With the Full HD+ screen and multiple contrast settings, the display of the Redmi Note 8 is overall above average. However, considering the Redmi Note 8 price in India, its display is nearly perfect.

Performance & Storage

The Redmi Note 8 comes with two variants—the base variant with 4GB of RAM and 64 GB of storage and the other variant with 6GB of RAM and 128GB of storage. Both the variants are strong enough for Redmi Note 8 competitors in this segment. 

This smartphone was released with the MIUI 10 ROM based on the Android v9 Pie operating system, and the Snapdragon 665 chipset powers it. It comes with the octa-core processor (2 GHz, quad-core, Kryo 260 + 1.8 GHz, quad-core, Kryo 260).

Summary

Xiaomi has done a good job in performance and storage, which makes this a reliable smartphone. Moreover, Redmi Note 8 reviews are promising from both users and tech reviewers.

Perfect budget smartphone

  • Best camera in the segment

    The quad-camera set up of Redmi Note 8, including wide-angle and macro lens, is best for clicking some amazing portraits, and the front camera will boost your social media game.

  • Impressive display

    The Full HD+ display on this smartphone will enhance your video and movie-watching experience, and you cannot ask for more in this price range.

  • Good battery life

    The 4000 mAh battery with an 18W charger is more than enough for daily workday usage. The Redmi Note 8 Battery Life will never disappoint you.

  • Premium look

    With the much-needed gorilla protection and multiple glossy colour options, Redmi Note 8 certainly looks more expensive than its actual price.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Specifications

GENERAL

Colours Blue, Black, White, Purple
Custom UI MIUI 10
Device typePhablet
Operating System Android OS, v9.0 (Pie)
Sim Hybrid Sim

DESIGN

Height158.3 mm
Thickness8.35 mm
Weight 190 g
Width75.3 mm

DISPLAY

Aspect Ratio19:5:9
Form Factor Touch
Screen resolution 1080 x 2340 pixels
Screen size 6.39 inches
Touchscreen Capacitive Touchscreen

PERFORMANCE

Call Records Unlimited
Card Slot microSD Card
Chipset Snapdragon 665
CPU Octa core (Quad 2GHz + Quad 1.8GHz ) Kryo 260
External Storage Up to 256 GB
GPU Adreno 610
Messaging SMS, MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM, RSS
Phonebook Unlimited

CAMERA

Camera Features Geo Tagging, HDR, Portrait, Panorama, EIS
Front Camera13 MP (f/2.0) Camera
Primary camera48 MP (f/1.79) + 8 MP + 2 MP + 2 MP (f/2.4) Quad Camera with Dual Flash
Video Recording 1080p@30fps
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MULTIMEDIA

Audio Jack 3.5mm Audio Jack
Audio Player MP3, WAV, eAAC+
FM Radio Yes
Games Yes
Speakers Yes
Video Player MP4, H.264, H.263
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BATTERY

Capacity Non-removable Li-ion 4000 mAh battery

CONNECTIVITY

Bluetooth v5.0, A2DP, LE
Browser HTML5
Edge Yes
GPRS Yes
GPS Facility with A-GPS, GLONASS, Beidou
USB micro USB
WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 ac, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
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NETWORK SUPPORT

2GYes
3G HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 MHz
4GLTE
5GYes

MORE FEATURES

Face UnlockYes
Fingerprint SensorYes
Quick ChargingYes
Sensors Fingerprint Sensor, Accelerometer, Proximity, Compass, IR Sensor
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Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 FAQs in India

Q. What is the price of Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 in India?

The price of Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 in India is: Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 [ 32GB ROM / 3GB RAM ]: ₹ 10,595, Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 [ 64GB ROM / 4GB RAM ]: ₹ 12,498, Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 [ 128GB ROM / 6GB RAM ]: ₹ 14,499.

Q. What's the dimension of Xiaomi Redmi Note 8?

The Dimension of Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 is 158.3 mm X 75.3 mm X 8.35 mm.

Q. What are the Camera Specs of Xiaomi Redmi Note 8?

The Camera Specs of Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 in India are: rear camera of 48 MP (f/1.79) + 8 MP + 2 MP + 2 MP (f/2.4) Quad Camera with Dual Flash and front camera of 13 MP (f/2.0) Camera.

Q. What is the display size of Xiaomi Redmi Note 8?

The display size of Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 is 6.39 inches. Check more specification of Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 on GizNext.

Q. Which chipset/processor is used in Xiaomi Redmi Note 8?

Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 is powered by a Snapdragon 665 chipset and it runs on Android OS, v9.0 (Pie) .

Q. Is fast charging option available in Xiaomi Redmi Note 8?

Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 comes with a Non-removable Li-ion 4000 mAh battery that supports Yes through the micro USB .

Q. What are some of the best alternatives available for Xiaomi Redmi Note 8?

As of December 2022, the top competitors of this model are Realme C35, Xiaomi Redmi 9, Xiaomi Redmi 10, Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro, OPPO A15s.