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Redmi Note 8 Pro with 64MP camera, Helio G90T now official

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The Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro is finally official. This is the first smartphone to come with a 64MP camera and a Helio G90T processor.

Actually, Realme was first to announced that they were developing a 64MP camera phone called the Realme XT. But Redmi managed to beat them to the punch with this release.

The main highlight of the Redmi Note 8 Pro is its quad camera setup. It has a vertical layout aligned at the center of the back panel (similar to what the OPPO Reno2 has). Its 64MP main sensor is backed by a Samsung ISOCELL Bright GW1 sensor with quad-binning pixel technology. Accompanying it are 8MP ultra-wide, a 2MP macro, and a 2MP depth sensors.

Up front, the Note 8 Pro has a 6.53-inch display with narrow side bezels. There’s a dewdrop notch housing a 20MP front camera.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro specs

Among its many firsts, the Redmi Note 8 Pro is also the first device to have an octa-core Helio G90T processor. It is paired with 6 or 8GB RAM and 128GB storage. It also has liquid cooling for temperature control and a 4,500mAh battery with 18W fast charging support.

Also Read: Xiaomi Mi 9T Pro, a rebranded Redmi K20 Pro, is now official

The Redmi Note 8 Pro is priced at CNY 1,399 for the 6GB/64GB model and CNY 1,799 for the 8GB/128GB. It will be available in China on September.

Local pricing and availability are yet to be announced.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro specs:

  • 6.53-inch FHD+ IPS Display (2340 x 1080, 395ppi), Corning Gorilla Glass 5
  • Octa-Core MediaTek Helio G90T Processor, 12nm
  • Mali G76 GPU
  • 6/8GB RAM
  • 128GB Storage, MicroSD up to 256GB
  • 64MP f/1.8 Main + 8MP f/2.2 ultra-wide + 2MP f/2.4 Macro + 2MP f/2.4 Depth, Quad Rear Cameras, Dual LED Flash
  • 20MP Front Camera, HDR
  • 4G LTE, Dual SIM
  • Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Dual-band
  • Bluetooth 5.0
  • GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
  • NFC, Infrared Blaster
  • Liquid Cooling
  • Fingerprint Scanner (Rear)
  • FM Radio
  • USB Type-C
  • MIUI 10, Android 9 Pie
  • Colors: Black, Red, Blue, White
  • 4,500mAh Battery, 18W Fast Charging

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