After last year’s Xiaomi’s value champion – Redmi Note 7 Pro – the company has just announced its predecessor, Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro. The Redmi Note 8 Pro is yet another great value for money device that you should include in your wish list among the lower mid-range category.
It boasts the latest MediaTek Helio G90T SoC – a gaming-focused chipset, 64MP primary camera sensor and 6GB of RAM paired with 64GB or 128GB of internal storage.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro Specifications
|Size||6.53″, (~84.9% screen-to-body ratio)|
|Protection||Gorilla Glass™ 5 Protection|
|Resolution||1080 x 2340 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio (~395 ppi density)|
|Platform||OS||Android™ 9 Pie; MIUI 10|
|Chipset||Mediatek Helio G90T (12nm)|
|CPU||Octa-core (2×2.05 GHz Cortex-A76 & 6×2.0 GHz Cortex-A55)|
|ROM||64/128GB, UFS 2.1 type|
|MicroSD card Slot||Yes, up to 256GB (shared slot)|
|Camera||Selfie||20 MP, f/2.0 w/ HDR, and Panorama|
|Rear||64MP (wide) + 8MP (ultra-wide) + 2MP (macro) + 2MP (depth sensor), w/ LED flash, HDR and Panorama|
|Battery||4500mAh, with 18W fast charging|
|Other features||Rear-placed fingerprint sensor, BT 5.0, NFC, Infrared port
Colors: Pearl White, Forest Green, Mineral Gray
Availability and Price in Kenya
Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro has not yet been announced in Kenya. In fact, Xiaomi’s local office is still debating whether they should be bringing the device or not. We hope they will actually bring it.
However, this does not mean you cannot have your hands on the Redmi NOTE 8 Series smartphone, the phone is already available on Jumia but under global shipping. Prices on Jumia range between Ksh 28,000 to Ksh 31,000.