Xiaomi Redmi Note 8T: a miracle phone at a low price


Xiaomi Redmi Note 8T is a new smartphone from the middle segment, which is doomed to success among the larger

masses of users. It looks cool, has a fashionable design, crammed with top-end features, for which you usually pay a little more. And most importantly, its price is very low. Further review and review of one of the users of Xiaomi Redmi Note 8T.

Xiaomi has quite a few different rulers.phones, so it’s very easy to get confused. Just note that the Redmi Note line presents phones with features that are better than non-Note devices. Note 8T is the first global version, the suffix T indicates that this is a modified version of Xiaomi Redmi Note 8, which was released in some countries earlier in 2019.

In fact, the only real difference between Note 8T and Note 8 is the presence of NFC. Nevertheless, we will still tell you about this decent smartphone.

The price of Xiaomi Redmi Note 8T is approximately 220 dollars, which is quite affordable for most users.

Design and display

Xiaomi Redmi Note 8T has a glass case(Gorilla Glass) front and back, providing a comfortable and, more importantly, durable shell. This is very impressive, since most smartphones at this price have a plastic case. Available in three colors - blue, white and black.

The phone is quite large and someusers really had problems using the fingerprint scanner at the back, as well as the power button and volume control installed on the right. There is also a USB-C port, which again is not typical in this price category, and a 3.5 mm headphone jack. Here are several advantages for you!

The budget nature of the smartphone may hintonly a large frame around the entire phone, most noticeable on the chin at the bottom front. It is so wide that here the manufacturer was even able to fit the word Redmi. Because of this, the device is a bit larger, hence, holding it with one hand may be a little inconvenient. However, this is not a critical nuance.

Talk about the screen ... It represents6.3-inch Full HD + display. This is an LCD display, so the quality is not unbelievable, but it is quite expected from the phone at that price. At the top of the screen there is a relatively small recess in which the front camera is located. It is not very large and does not spoil the overall impression.


Here you are sure to be surprised! Xiaomi Redmi Note 8T has a main camera with 4 lenses: the main 48 MP, as well as an ultra-wide 8 MP, 2 MP for macro photography and 2 MP depth camera. Having a 48-megapixel camera in your phone at such a low price is just a gift of fate. The resulting photos look pretty bright, at least compared to other phones in this segment.

The camera application is very fast,the photos did not take too much time, the modes switch quickly enough. By the way, what you will find in Redmi Note 8T and what you will not find in many other devices of the same class is a huge number of available modes. There is a dedicated night mode, as well as a “short video”, “48M” and much more, each mode with separate parameters and options. Therefore, the Redmi Note 8T camera is quite versatile and functional.


Xiaomi Redmi Note 8T has a battery capacity4000 mAh, which is pretty decent, considering the low price. Since the screen is liquid crystal and the processor is not particularly intense, this combination provides a fairly long battery life.

In terms of charging, the device supports fast charging of 18 watts, which is not very high quality, but quite acceptable at this price.

Features and specifications

Xiaomi Redmi Note 8T has NFC, which isThe biggest plus for users and the biggest improvement over Xiaomi Redmi Note 8. You can use your phone for wireless mobile payments, although there are several other advantages of NFC, for example, simple pairing with certain Bluetooth devices.

The processor here is Qualcomm's Snapdragon 655. This is a decent mid-range processor, and this is not surprising, because it is a budget phone. The chipset determines how fast the device should be used, especially for tasks such as games or image processing, and users did not have problems with the speed of the device for these tasks during a brief test. The base model has 4 GB of RAM and 64 GB of internal memory.

Redmi Note 8T is running Android 9 Pie on Xiaomi's MIUI and is likely to receive an update to Android 10 soon.

Is it worth buying?

Of course it's worth it! Xiaomi Redmi Note 8T has such an impressive low price tag and at the same time such a cool set of characteristics that you can quite easily forget about all its disadvantages listed above.

In general, the phone has enough upscale features, such as a glass case, an excellent camera and a decent chipset, to impress you.