Xiaomi Redmi Note 8

Updated: 25th May 2021
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  • Display

    6.39 inches
  • Processor

    Snapdragon 665
  • Ram

    4 GB
  • Storage

    64 GB
  • Front Camera

    13 MP (f/2.0) Camera
  • Primary Camera

    48 MP (f/1.79) + 8 MP + 2 MP + 2 MP (f/2.4) Quad Camera with Dual Flash
  • Battery

    Non-removable Li-ion 4000 mAh battery

Expert Score

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.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 price in india starts from 11442. This Mobile is a decent phone with Snapdragon 665 Processor, 4 GB of RAM, and 64 GB of Storage.

Design and Display

Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 has a screen size of 6.39 inches and weighs approximately 190 g . This mobiles runs on Android OS, v9.0 (Pie) and has decent resolution of 1080 x 2340 pixels.

Performance

Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 runs on 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 up 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 includes Face Unlock, Fingerprint Sensor, Quick Charging. Different network support available for the 2g: GSM 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz , 3g: HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 MHz , 4g: Dual VoLTE .

Other Features

Sensors included in Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 are: Fingerprint Sensor, Accelerometer, Proximity, Compass, IR Sensor . This phone also comes up with some interesting feature such as Quick Charging, Water resistant, Face Unlock.

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Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 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.

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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

Premiumlooking smartphone with good protection and glossy touch

Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 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.

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Source: - Xiaomi Redmi Note 8

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 highdefinition photos and videos offering decent quality photos with both the front and rear camera

Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 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. 

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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

Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Display

 

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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

Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 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. 

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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 type

    Phablet

    Operating System

    Android OS, v9.0 (Pie)

    Sim

    Hybrid Sim

    Status

    Available in India

  • DESIGN

    Height

    158.3

    Thickness

    8.35 mm

    Weight

    190 g

    Width

    75.3

  • DISPLAY

    Aspect Ratio

    19:5:9

    Form Factor

    Touch

    Screen resolution

    1080 x 2340 pixels

    Screen size

    6.39 inches

    Technology

    IPS LCD (Corning Gorilla Glass 5)

    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

    RAM

    4 GB

  • STORAGE

    Internal Storage

    64 GB

  • CAMERA

    Camera Features

    Geo Tagging, HDR, Portrait, Panorama, EIS

    Front Camera

    13 MP (f/2.0) Camera

    Primary camera

    48 MP (f/1.79) + 8 MP + 2 MP + 2 MP (f/2.4) Quad Camera with Dual Flash

    Video Recording

    1080p@30fps

  • 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

  • BATTERY

    Type

    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

  • NETWORK SUPPORT

    2G

    GSM 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz

    3G

    HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 MHz

    4G

    Dual VoLTE

  • MORE FEATURES

    Face Unlock

    Yes

    Fingerprint Sensor

    Yes

    Other Features

    Quick Charging, Water resistant, Face Unlock

    Quick Charging

    Yes

    Sensors

    Fingerprint Sensor, Accelerometer, Proximity, Compass, IR Sensor

User Review of Xiaomi Redmi Note 8

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S

Sushant

Posted on : 6th June 2021

awesome

Loving the phone. Purchased with bank discount,6gb 128gb blue variant...I must say,it looks super awesome.

N

Nishant

Posted on : 22nd April 2021

design

Bought this phone in blue color. Happy to use it for few months. Great camera .

M

Mayank

Posted on : 17th May 2021

Excellent

Performance, built quality, style, design, i like everything about this phone

L

Lakhan

Posted on : 12th May 2021

Performance

Overall budget smartphone, fingerprint sensor is fast, nice touch experience

M

Manav

Posted on : 4th May 2021

Camera

Camera quality is superb, Battery performance is good and design is classy.

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Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 FAQ

Q. What are different RAM & Storage variants available for Xiaomi Redmi Note 8?

Different variants available for Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 are 64GB ROM / 4GB RAM, 128GB ROM / 6GB RAM, 32GB ROM / 3GB RAM.

Q. Does Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 comes with fingerprint sensor?

Yes, it has fingerprint sensor. One can quickly unlock our phone using this important feature.

Q. What's the battery capacity for Xiaomi Redmi Note 8?

This Phone equips with Non-removable Li-ion 4000 mAh battery .

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

Best alternatives available for Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 are: Xiaomi Redmi Note 10, Xiaomi Redmi Note 9, Xiaomi Redmi Note 7, OPPO A15s, POCO M3, Realme Narzo 20, Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 Pro, Xiaomi Redmi 9 Power, Samsung Galaxy M12, Realme 5.

Q. What are all available bands for Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 ?

Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 comes up with 2g: GSM 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz , 3g: HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 MHz , 4g: Dual VoLTE .

Q. What are different color options available for Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 ?

This phones comes in following colors: Blue, Black, White, Purple .

Q. What are some interesting features available in Xiaomi Redmi Note 8?

Different Features available in Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 are: Quick Charging, Water resistant, Face Unlock .

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

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

Q. Does Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 has 3.5 mm jack?

Phone having a 3.5mm jack helps to connect to multiple external devices such as headphone, speakers. Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 has headphone jack.

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