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Redmi Note 8, Redmi Note 8 Pro now official in the Philippines; Price announced

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The Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 and the Redmi Note 8 Pro has just launched in the Philippines. The former has a 48MP camera, while the latter boasts a 64MP shooter. As expected, the midrange handsets come with lightweight prices.

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 is priced at PHP 7,990 for the 3GB + 32GB model, PHP 8,990 for the 4GB + 64GB, and PHP 9,990 for the 4GB + 128GB. The Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro, on the other hand, is priced at PHP 11,490 for the 6GB + 64GB, and PHP 12,990 for the 6GB + 128GB.

Both handsets will be available at Lazada, Mi Stores, and Mi Zones starting tomorrow, October 12, 2019.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 8

The Redmi Note 8 comes with a 6.30-inch full HD IPS display with dewdrop notch and narrow side bezels. It is powered by a 2GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 processor with 4/64GB, 6/64GB, and 6/128GB RAM/storage options. Battery capacity is at 4,000mAh with support for an 18W fast charge. In comparison, the Pro model has a Helio G90T processor and a larger 4,500mAh battery.

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

The handset packs four rear cameras. The main shooter has a 48MP, also powered by Samsung’s latest ISOCELL GM2 sensor. It is grouped with an 8MP ultra-wide, a 2MP macro, another 2MP for depth.

As for the rest of the specs, it has a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner, a USB Type-C port, and MIUI 10 based on Android Pie.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 specs:

  • 6.30-inch FHD+ IPS Display (2340 x 1080, 409ppi)
  • 2.0GHz Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 Processor, 11nm
  • Adreno 610 GPU
  • 4/6GB RAM
  • 64/128GB Storage, MicroSD up to 256GB
  • 48MP 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
  • 13MP Front Camera, HDR
  • 4G LTE, Dual SIM
  • Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Dual-band
  • Bluetooth 5.0
  • GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
  • NFC, Infrared Blaster
  • Fingerprint Scanner (Rear)
  • FM Radio
  • USB Type-C
  • MIUI 10, Android 9 Pie
  • Colors: Crystal Green, Crystal Blue
  • 4,000mAh Battery, 18W Fast Charging

Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro

The main highlight of the Redmi Note 8 Pro is its quad camera setup. It has a 64MP main sensor with a Samsung ISOCELL Bright GW1 sensor with quad-binning pixel technology. It is accompanied by an 8MP ultra-wide, a 2MP macro, and a 2MP depth sensors.

Also Read: Redmi Note 8 with 48MP camera, SD665, 4000mAh battery now official

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

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

Bryan is a tech enthusiast and self-admitted geek who enjoys writing and watching NBA clips on YouTube. He has an extensive background in corporate communications, marketing services, and customer relations from different industries including telecommunications and banking.

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