Redmi Note 8 Pro: Expert Gaming Smartphone under Budget
Redmi Note 8 Pro Review
Publish- December 10, 2019, 10:32 AM
Rifat Tabassam - UNB staff writer
Update- March 14, 2021, 03:01 PM
Redmi Note 8 Pro
Are you looking for an efficient budget gaming smartphone with advanced camera features? If yes, then don’t miss the Redmi Note 8 Pro. Released on 29 th August 2019, this smartphone has already gained popularity worldwide for its reliable performance. Xiaomi has redesigned Redmi Note 8 Pro with upgraded hardware and superior features than its predecessor Redmi phone series. Stay with us to know the Redmi Note 8 Pro features, technical specifications and price.
Key Features of Redmi Note 8 Pro:
Slim Body w/ Wide Display
Like the advanced level smartphones, Redmi Note 8 Pro is blessed with Corning Gorilla Glass 5 on both its front and rear side. This screen features a protective coating which saves the screen from spills, dust materials, and water splash. Its full HD Dot Drop display makes this smartphone look pricey. Moreover, Redmi Note 8 Pro’s screen size is 6.53-inch which is bigger than its ancestor Note 7 Pro’s 6.30-inch screen.
You would love Redmi Note 8 Pro’s updated design featuring an excellent screen-to-body proportion (91.4 %). The Protective screen, reinforced corners and enhanced phone-body strength saves the Redmi Note 8 Pro from getting scratched or damaged due to falling. Almost!
While you play high resolution games in a Smartphone the battery gets down more quickly. Considering this fact Xiaomi has brought substantial improvement in the battery strength of Redmi Note 8 Pro. This latest Redmi smartphone features 4500mAh battery capacity which is a fair leap from Redmi Note 7 Pro’s 4000mAh battery.
Furthermore, Redmi Note 8 Pro kit includes an 18-watt Fast Charger, which takes about 2 hours
for 100% charging. Its powerful battery can support you in playing games for upto 10 hours.
Expert Gaming Processor
What makes the Redmi Note 8 Pro a competent gaming smartphone? This Redmi Phone has an advanced level Gaming processor Helio G90T which performs much better than the Snapdragon™ 710 processor owned by predecessor Redmi phone Note 7 Pro.
However, Snapdragon™ 855 processor would have delivered superior system performance than the MTK’s octa-core gaming processor Helio G90T, but considering price range Redmi Note 8 Pro offers a fair deal.
Redmi Note 8 Pro is equipped with LiquidCool technology supporting efficient Heat dissipation mechanism. The games can run smoothly with 4℃ - 6℃ cooler processor. While playing professional games with Redmi Note 8 Pro, its Potent GPU performance, Cortex-A76 architecture, and Wi-Fi X antenna, would serve you like strong weapons. Its NFC complies with Google Play. What else you need?
Xiaomi has increased the memory of Redmi Note 8 Pro to 6 GB ROM which was a mere 4 GB in the Note 7 Pro Redmi phone. Its 64 GB on board memory is large enough to store games, movies, and other document files. If you need more space you can choose 128 GB ROM.
What is more? Redmi Note 8 Pro runs with MIUI 10 operating system which supports MI Turbo and Game Turbo 2.0 gaming environments, which is no less than blessings for the crazy gamers.
High-end Camera & Video Features
Redmi Note 8 Pro has four rear cameras. Out winning Redmi Note 7 Pro’s 48MP shooter, Redmi Note 8 Pro comes with a 64 megapixel camera on the rear side. This main camera is capable of 4K video recording (3840 x 2160 pixels), along with 960fps video recording at slow motion. Its large image sensor can capture images at an Ultra high level resolution (9248 x 6936 pixels). This device offers great resolution for printing 3.26 meter long posters.
This Redmi phone is provided with a 2MP macro camera bearing a 2cm close-up macro lens which is a great tool for capturing details. Its autofocus feature can expand the image up to 1.3 times. Redmi Note 8 Pro also includes a 2MP depth camera.
Inclusion of an 8 MP Wide Angle Camera with distortion correction is a bonus for those who love outdoor photography. Using this camera you can capture the panorama at one shot. You can set the field of view from 79 to 120-degrees through activating the ultra-wide angle mode. Thus you can shoot many images without moving.
For the Selfie queens and kings, Xioami has upgraded the Front Camera from 13Mp (Redmi Note 7 Pro) to 20MP in the latest Redmi Smartphone Note 8 Pro. Its ‘AI portrait mode’ can adjust the blurred background to take perfect selfies.
Redmi Note 8 Pro Price in Bangladesh:
According the official website of Mi Bangladesh, Redmi Note 8 Pro with 6GB ROM plus 64GB on-board memory is available for 24999 BDT. The price is little higher (27,999 BDT), if you go for 128 GB memory with the same 6GB ROM. However, the price is subject to change.
Rear Cameras: 64MP Ai Quad Cameras, 8MP (wide Angle), 2MP (Macro), and 2MP (Depth Sensor)
Photo resolution: 9248 x 6936 pixels (Max)
Video resolution: 3840x2160 pixels (Max)
Connectivity: Bluetooth 5.0, 2.4G Wi-Fi or 5G Wi-Fi
Sensors: Gyroscope, Distance sensor, Electronic compass, Light sensor (inside-screen), Accelerometer, Fingerprint sensor, IR blaster, and Vibration motor.
Accessories: Power adapter, and USB Type-C cable.
Built with an efficient gaming software, strong battery and up-to-date OS, the Redmi Note 8 Pro is a gift for the passionate gamers who are looking for an efficient budget gaming smartphone. This Redmi smartphone also offers high-end camera features. Redmi Note 8 Pro may not be the best device for playing online games or doing smartphone photography, but it certainly offers great performance under an affordable price-range.