Redmi Note 8 Pro review: why is it worth buying?

Immediately after the announcement of Redmi Note 8, the Chinese company introduced the second new product - Redmi Note 8 Pro. This is new

a mobile beast that received a 64 MP camera. And, as Lu Weibing said, this smartphone is not an update of Redmi Note 8, but is a comprehensive flagship smartphone in the price range of 3,000 yuan ($ 420).

Review Redmi Note 8 Pro

The new Redmi Note 8 Pro is available in green, white,gray colors. There is a drop-shaped cutout on the front side, the fingerprint scanner is located on the rear panel of the case. The manufacturer preferred the 6.53-inch screen with an ultra-high aspect ratio to the screen - 91.4%. The height of the upper frame is only 2.05 mm, the thickness of the left and right frames is 1.8 mm, and the bottom is 4.2 mm. As we said earlier, Redmi Note 8 Pro is the world's first smartphone with a 64-megapixel camera, so a lot of attention was paid to its camera.


Redmi Note 8 Pro uses Samsung sensorGW1 64MP with a very large aperture of 1 / 1.7, is one of the largest light-sensitive components of the main flagship mobile phone. The 64-megapixel camera has a direct image resolution of 9248 x 6936, large pixels of 1.6 microns, and also supports ISOCELL PLUS, intelligent ISO and other image processing technologies.

Well, a 64 megapixel camera is justThe main camera in the quad-camera setup. The other three cameras are identical to those in Redmi Note 8, namely an 8-megapixel super wide-angle camera, a 2 MP DoF camera and a 2 MP super-macro sensor. As for the front camera, this smartphone has a 20MP selfie shooter with support for AI beauty modes. The camera of this smartphone supports 960 frames with slow motion, 4K ultra-clear video, and it has a built-in short vibrato video function.

Other characteristics

Wang Teng, Xiaomi Mobile Product Manager,talked about the performance and gaming features of this smartphone. First, the Redmi Note 8 Pro is the first smartphone to use the MediaTek Helio G90T. The minimum RAM is 6 GB of RAM, but there is also a version with 8 GB of RAM. This is a gaming chip using the flagship ARM A76 architecture. This chip works full frame in heavy games like Glory of the King, Peace Elite, and CrossFire. On AnTuTu, he scores 280,000 points, which is slightly less than 300,000 Kirin 810 points. However, this is much more than the Snapdragon 710.

Redmi Note 8 Pro is also the first phoneRedmi, which uses liquid cooling with a copper tube. The area of ​​the copper pipe is larger, and the outer copper zone is an auxiliary heat insulator. According to the company, the temperature of the processor core can be reduced by 4-6 ° C. In addition, it can also cool the charging chip at the same time.

It is worth noting that this smartphone is alsocomes with an “anti-lock” gaming antenna that uses four signal reception points for stereo signal reception. It also supports Wi-Fi / 4G smart parallel mode, which is not buggy when switching between points. In addition, Redmi Note 8 Pro is the world's first TUV Rheinland model certified for high-performance multiplayer games. He passed 41 tests in five different rounds.

Redmi Note 8 Pro comes with optimizedto play a pair engine. This custom version provides the Blackshark game controller. However, you will have to buy the controller separately for 179 yuan ($ 25). However, the first batch of buyers will pay only 99 yuan ($ 14). Redmi Note 8 Pro also has a special version of World of Warcraft.


Battery side this devicecomes with a battery capacity of more than 4,500 mAh, which, according to the company, can provide up to 2 days in normal use, 18 days in standby mode, 19.5 hours in video mode, 9 hours in game mode and 54 hours in talk mode. In addition, it supports 18 W quick charge with a standard 18 W charger, like Redmi Note 8. Note 8 Pro also supports several QC 3.0, QC4 +, USB PD, MTK PE quick charge protocols.

In addition, Redmi also includes a USB port.Type-C, and here the manufacturer retained a 3.5 mm headphone jack. It also uses an infrared remote control and 1217 super line speakers. The novelty also supports NFC and has IP52 water protection.


Redmi Note 8 Pro will be available in three versions, respectively, the price will be different.

Redmi Note 8 Pro 6GB + 64GB - 1399 yuan ($ 196)

Redmi Note 8 Pro 6 GB + 128 GB - 1,599 yuan ($ 224)

Redmi Note 8 Pro 8 GB + 128 GB - 1799 yuan (252 US dollars)