Make a list of mobile phone companies that produce good quality and high mid range devices and Xiaomi will definitely be in the top chart. Not only does Xiaomi mid range devices(flagship devices) comes with good chipsets they are also very affordable. With the recently announced Xiaomi Redmi Note 8, the mobile company have proved again that they offer quality mid range phones for its users. In this article, we’ll take about the Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 specifications and its price.

There will be a table below that shows the complete Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Specifications below. But before that, lets explain to you some of the features and specifications used in making this device.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Camera

The phone comes with both back and front cameras. In the back/rear, Xiaomi moved to the next generation back camera by adopting the quad camera(four camera) technology. Redmi Note 8 has 48 + 8 +2 + 2MP cameras for wide, ultrawide, macro and depth sensors respectively. The phone has a LED Flash, HDR and panorama to assist in taking incredible pictures.

Moving to the front camera of the phone we see a single 13MP camera that is meant to take awesome selfies. Xiaomi have always been a mixture of interesting things and its camera is one of those things. With a quad camera at the back and a 13MP camera in front, Redmi Note 8 is sure to give you good pictures.

Xiaomi Redmi 8 Storage

Here is where the device get tricky as you will be confuse if the phone is actually a mid range or a flagship device. Well for you to understand better, the phone comes in different variants and in one of those variant is has a 6GB RAM and 128GB ROM. Only very few mid range device would come with such a massive storage.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 comes with a 32GB 3GB RAM, 64GB 4GB RAM, 64GB 6GB RAM, 128GB 4GB RAM, 128GB 6GB RAM and as you can see it has a storage like most flagship devices. And YES, the prices of the phone changes from one variant to another. So don’t expect to get them all at same price. The phone also supports external storage via microSD up to 256GB.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Softwares and Battery

The phone runs on the Android 9.0 (Pie) operating system and the MIUI 10 platform. While the most people would have loved it to run on the latest Android 10, Xiaomi decide to keep that out for now. And we still don’t have the confirmation yet if it will be getting the Android 10 upgrade anytime soon.

Redmi Note 8 is powered by a 4000mAh battery that is expected to keep the phone running. The battery is non removable and it also have a fast charge feature. You can easily charge the battery and also use the phone for a long time.

Redmi Note 8 Chipset and Processor

This is where gets more interesting with this new phone released by Xiaomi. Other mid range device would run on the MediaTek chipset(higher versions) but the Redmi Note 8 is accompanied by a Snapdragon chipset. Snapdragon chipsets are the once used for flagship devices. The likes of the recently released Google Pixel, OnePlus 7T Pro and Realme X2 pro makes use of this chipset. The version of the Snapdragon chipset used is not too far behind than those used in flagship devices.

Talk about its processors and you’ll also be wowed by what Xiaomi is offering its users. The phone is packed with an octa-core clocked at 2.0GHz. Simply put, the phone uses 8 processors in its operations. This means that you can expect fast processing while using the phone for browsing and even multi-tasking.

Other Features of Redmi Note 8

Other features of the phone includes its finger print senors that is mounted at the back of the phone. Its protection is gorilla glass 5 that is expected keep the phone safe and protect the screen even without a screen guard. FM Radio is also available and an Infrared Port is also another feature of this phone. We have put together a complete specifications of the Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 below.

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Xiaomi Redmi Note 8- Complete Specifications:
TechnologyGSM / CDMA/ HSPA / LTE
2G NetworkGSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G NetworkHSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100
4G LTELTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 8(900), 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2500)
Download SpeedHSPA 42.2/11.5 Mbps, LTE-A

Dimensions158.3 x 75.3 x 8.4 mm (6.23 x 2.96 x 0.33 in)
Weight190 (6.70 oz)
BuildFront/back glass (Gorilla Glass 5)
SIMDual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)

TypeIPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size6.3 inches, 97.4 cm2 (~81.7% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution1080 x 2340 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio (~409 ppi density)
Display ProtectionCorning Gorilla Glass 5
Touch ScreenYes

OS (Operating System)Android 9.0 (Pie); MIUI 10
Chipset (Processor)Qualcomm SDM665 Snapdragon 665 (11 nm)
CPU DetailsOcta-core (4×2.0 GHz Kryo 260 Gold & 4×1.8 GHz Kryo 260 Silver)
GPUAdreno 610
Card Slot (SD Card)YES, microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot)
Internal Storage32GB 3GB RAM, 64GB 4GB RAM, 64GB 6GB RAM, 128GB 4GB RAM, 128GB 6GB RAM
Quad Lenses48 MP, f/1.8, 26mm (wide), 1/2″, 0.8µm, PDAF
8 MP, f/2.2, 13mm (ultrawide), 1/4″, 1.12µm
2 MP, f/2.4, 1/5″, 1.75µm (dedicated macro camera)
2 MP, f/2.4, 1/5″, 1.75µm, depth sensor
FeaturesLED flash, HDR, panorama
Video2160p@30fps, 1080p@30/60/120fps, gyro-EIS
Single Camera13 MP, f/2.0, 1.12µm
FeaturesHDR, panorama

3.5mm JackYES
Sound Enhancements—–
WLANWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth4.2, A2DP, LE
Infrared PortYES
RadioFM radio
USB2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, USB On-The-Go
SensorsFingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass

BatteryNon-removable Li-Po 4000 mAh battery
Fast ChargingFast battery charging 18W
Wireless Charging
Talk time Up to 37 hours
Music playUp to 40 hours
Stand-byUp to 480 hours
ColorsNeptune Blue, Moonlight White, Space Black
Java Support
MessagesSMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email, IM
GamesYes, Downloadable from Google Play store
PriceStarts from ₦57,900 Nigerian Naira

The starting price of the Redmi Note 8 starts from ₦57,900 which makes it even more interesting. It seems that Xiaomi have all its users in mind and have brought a phone that will meet almost any budget size. So you can decide to buy any of the Redmi Note 8 variants at a price that is good for you. Note that the only difference is in RAM and Storage.

Where To Buy The Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 in Nigeria

You can buy the Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 from GSM Store here in Nigeria and have delivered to you at home. Click Here to check out the phone on GSM Store and see the great photos and the awesome screen display of this device. (Link to purchase this phone will be made available soon)

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