Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro
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Redmi Note 8 Pro will attract you with its good looks. It has a few pros and cons:
- The phone has a fantastic premium look which mimics the K20.
- The Redmi Note 8 Pro has a wonderful LCD screen which is immersive and quite punchy.
- The phone comes with a new MediaTek processor which can handle a lot of apps simultaneously and helps with breezy gaming.
- Redmi Note 8 Pro comes with a higher-than-standard battery with fast charging making it a reliable companion for your day-to-day activities.
- The phone comes with a fantastic 64MP camera which clicks amazing shots in daylight and even in low-light situations.
- The phone does not have an AMOLED screen so you won’t get a vibrant look.
- It can get slightly warm during intensive tasks.
- The Redmi Note 8 Pro struggles with the ultra-wide camera which can click dark shots.
The Redmi Note 8 Pro matches the expectations of the Redmi fans and delivers. It does amp up its specifications to meet with the competition and keeps itself near the top. It is a recommended phone for any mid-range user.
The anticipated Redmi Note 8 Pro arrives as a strong and worthy contender for the top spot in the mid-range phone market. Priced at Rs. 14,090, the Redmi Note 8 Pro looks good and adds a lot of substance to it to make it a highly competitive handset.
Combining style and substance, the Redmi Note 8 Pro has everything that you could want from a mid-range handset. With power, looks and a reliable photographic capability, this phone has all the things necessary to make it work for you. If you are looking for a mid-range all-rounder, then the Redmi Note 8 Pro is just the thing you are seeking.
The Redmi Note 8 Pro arrives with the dimensions of 161.30 x 76.40 x 8.80 mm. It has a weight of 199.80 grams which is a bit hefty. As a mid-range phone, the Redmi Note 8 looks brilliant. It is a glass body which has a colour-changing shine present on its back. The phone has a vertically stacked up camera module which looks quite sturdy and amps up the style. The camera module bulges out a little, but that gives you the advantage of finding the fingerprint scanner located just under the module easily. The phone comes with a headphone jack as well as the USB Type-C charger, making it a great modern phone which meets most of the requirements of an average user.
The phone arrives with 6.53-inch LCD, which has a 1080×2340 resolution. The aspect ratio on this phone is 19.5:9. Redmi Note 8 Pro may not have the AMOLED screen, but it does have a bright display which is quite colourful. Due to the lack of bezel, you can immerse yourself in the content you are watching. The phone has a small waterdrop notch on the top containing the selfie camera. It is small and won’t cause a problem.
Redmi Note 8 Pro gets its power from the octa-core MediaTek Helio G90T processor, paired with 6GB or 8GB RAM. This processor is a new kind, but it can be speedy. The phone, in general, does not stutter and can handle multiple apps without a hassle. Plus, gaming can be a delight if you keep it in the Medium preset. PUBG Mobile offers 60fps at Low settings. However, the phone does get a bit warmer while gaming. The fingerprint scanner and the face unlock works well too.
Redmi Note 8 Pro has a whopping 64MP primary camera on its back which is clearly its selling point. Plus, it has a second 8MP ultra-wide camera, paired with two 2MP cameras – one for macros and one for depth-sensing. In daylight, the phone can click amazing shots especially with the 64MP camera. The wide-angle camera can be a hit and a miss since there is a bit of darkness that manipulates the shot. Macros can be decent too. The portrait mode turns out to be fine with admirable blur effect. However, the phone falters when it comes to low-light shooting, producing darker photos. However, the images are still passable. On the front, it is graced with a 20MP camera which can click decent selfies which keeps your natural skin tones. The phone can shoot 1080p videos at 60 fps and 4k videos at 30fps. Slow-motion videos can be shot at 960 fps. The front camera can click 1080p videos.
The Redmi Note 8 Pro is fueled by a 4,500mAh non-removable battery. Most competitors arrive with a 4000 mAh battery, so this increase is a welcome one. However, despite having such a massive battery, Redmi Note 8 Pro keeps itself slimmer than K20. It is because of the notched selfie camera of the Redmi Note 8 Pro. K20 arrives with a pop-up camera which requires more space inside the phone body. The Redmi Note 8 Pro also has fast charging.
Overall, the Redmi Note 8 looks great and has a lot of substance in it. The selling point is the 64MP rear camera which is lovely. Plus, it comes with a massive battery so that it can be a reliable companion for your daily use. The performance is quite good, as well. The phone is designed to keep any Redmi fan satisfied and make a fan out of any mid-range user. It is a recommended handset. However, you do not get the AMOLED screen experience from the Redmi Note 8 Pro.