Redmi Note 8 pro is the featured smartphone of Redmi Note 8 series. It has some great highlight features. Brand new design, 64-megapixel and get MediaTek’s new Helio G90T processor… let’s take a closer look of it!
Same with Redmi Note 8, Redmi Note 8 Pro sport a waterdrop-style notch and come with Gorilla Glass 5 on the front and the back. But the Redmi Note 8 Pro features a 6.53-inch full-HD+ screen display, different with the Redmi Note 8 comes with a 6.3-inch full-HD+ display. And the waterdrop-style notch is smaller than the Redmi Note 7 Pro, which makes it look more popular.
I think the biggest change in the design of the Redmi Note 8 Pro is its back, its rear lens is placed vertically in the middle of the phone. The style is more like the Redmi K20 series. In addition, the fingerprint recognition module is placed together with the lens.
It is a great design to dilute the bad appearance effect of the rear fingerprint. Now, the team took the rear fingerprint into consideration, they made the fingerprint module colour as same as the body so that it can look natural. And it has three colours you can choose, Grey, Pearl White, and Forest Green.
Performance and Software
Redmi Note 8 Pro runs Android 9 Pie operating system. It comes with 6GB RAM and 8GB RAM options, and 64GB ROM which can be expanded up to 128GB. About processor, the Redmi Note 8 Pro gets MediaTek’s new Helio G90T processor.
Helio G90T has a good performance in CPU and GPU: Dual-core A76 + Six-core A55 CPU, and quad-core Mali G76 GPUs. With this configuration, Note 8 pros can be described as a mid-high end cellphone, and even the flagship ranks. At the same time of performance improvement, MediaTek has also created the HyperEngine game optimization engine for this chip, which is optimized from four aspects: network, control, image quality and load control, highlighting the chip game capability.
And Redmi is equipped with a liquid cooling system, the internal 3 mm diameter copper tube processor and battery management chip to solve the phone heat dissipation problem, avoiding the frequency- drow problem. In addition to frame rate optimization, the Heli G90T chip on the Redmi Note 8 Pro also supports WiFi/LTE concurrency and smart dual-channel WiFi technology to improve game network latency.
For photography fans, The Redmi Note 8 Pro rear-mounted a Samsung’s 64 million GW1 flagship sensor, which is probably the highest resolution mobile phone camera available, a second 8-megapixel camera, a third 2-megapixel camera and a fourth 2-megapixel camera. The rear camera setup has autofocus. It sports a 20-megapixel camera on the front for selfies.
Oh my god! 64-megapixel! Did you know what does it mean? Let’s follow me to know it！
If you take a phone with this 64-megapixel Redmi Note 8 Pro, it means the phone resolution is 9248 x 6936, which is nearly 2 times of the 8K resolution.
64-megapixel, it means 25 times large of the phone screen size! And you can expand it to find more details of the pictures.
If you want to print it with the 72dpi, it can be printed as a 3.26-meter high-quality post. The Sensitivity of the 64-megapixel main shooter reaches 1/1.7, it is 34% larger than the 48-megapixel. And look at the following comparison picture, you can clearly know the differences.
And this phone comes with a massive 4500mAh battery that with quick charging technology. Just 2 hours, it can finish the charging. And Note 8 Pro supports a variety of fast charge protocols, including Qualcomm QC4+, MTK PE and USB-PD, which means most chargers can quickly charge it.
NOTE 8 PRO VS NOTE 8
|Model||Redmi Note 8 Pro||Redmi Note 8|
|Release date||29th August 2019||29th August 2019|
|Dimensions (mm)||161.30 x 76.40 x 8.80||–|
|Battery capacity (mAh)||4500||4000|
|Colours||Mineral Grey, Pearl White, Forest Green||Dream Blue, Meteorite Black, White|
|Screen size (inches)||6.53||6.39|
|Resolution||1080×2340 pixels||1080×2340 pixels|
|Protection type||Gorilla Glass||Gorilla Glass|
|Processor make||MediaTek Helio G90T||Qualcomm Snapdragon 665|
|Expandable storage type||microSD||–|
|Expandable storage up to (GB)||256||–|
|Dedicated microSD slot||No||No|
|Rear camera||64-megapixel + 8-megapixel + 2-megapixel + 2-megapixel||48-megapixel + 8-megapixel + 2-megapixel + 2-megapixel|
|Operating system||Android 9 Pie||Android 9 Pie|
|Skin||MIUI 10||MIUI 10|
|Wi-Fi standards supported||802.11 a/b/g/n/ac||802.11 a/b/g/n/ac|
|Bluetooth||Yes, v 5.00||Yes|
|Number of SIMs||2||2|
|Active 4G on both SIM cards||Yes||Yes|
|Ambient light sensor||Yes||Yes|
This generation has a great upgrade compared to the previous Note 7 Pro. The design and 64-megapixel lens make this phone unique, and even the new game chip of MediaTek, which can fully meet our daily use and game needs. Redmi Note 8 Pro is no longer like a cheap mid-range machine, but it has been upgraded to a higher level. You worth to get one at this price.