Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Singapore Price
Xiaomi’s new Redmi phones have been gaining momentum and they are one of the most sought after budget phones in the market. Redmi Note 8 was launched in August along with the much advanced Redmi Note 8 Pro.
Although this is a budget phone, the camera exceeds expectations and is the selling point on this phone. Is this good enough? Let’s find out!
The Redmi Note 8 has a great display. It is a 6.30-inch touchscreen with a 1080X2280 resolution. The back of the phone has a glass finish and comes in three interesting colours – Neptune Blue, Moonlight White and Space black.
It runs on the octa-core Snapdragon-665 processor which is pretty good. It runs on Android 9.0, MIUI 10. The MIUI 10 is super advanced OS but with less bloatware. There were issues of ads offered and in some cases extra apps added in that you couldn’t delete.
It comes in three storage options – 32GB, 64GB and 128GB. It comes with 3GB RAM and 4GB RAM options.
It can be expanded up to 512GB.
The cameras on the Redmi Note 8 is much discussed. It has a 4-camera set-up with 48-megapixel(Wide), 8-megapixel(Ultra-wide), 2-megapixel(Macro camera) and 2-megapixel depth sensor.
The front camera is a 13-megapixel HDR camera.
The Redmi Note 8 has a 4000 mAh battery which is quite generous and will be sufficient for running this phone easily for a day.
For being a budget phone it also has a fingerprint sensor and the face unlock feature which is pretty awesome,
To summarise, the Redmi Note 8 is a super strong contender in the budget smartphone category. It has a great display, amazing battery life, brilliant cameras and a processor that can handle a lot of gaming among other things.
The MIUI10 is strong and really is advanced with gesture controls. The Redmi Note 8 is a phone to beat.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Singapore Specifications
GSM / HSPA / LTE
2G bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G bands HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100
4G bands LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 8(900), 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2500)
Speed HSPA 42.2/11.5 Mbps, LTE-A
Dimensions 158.3 x 75.3 x 8.4 mm (6.23 x 2.96 x 0.33 in)
Weight 190 (6.70 oz)
Build Front/back glass (Gorilla Glass 5)
SIM Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Type IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 6.3 inches, 97.4 cm2 (~81.7% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1080 x 2340 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio (~409 ppi density)
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 5
OS Android 9.0 (Pie); MIUI 10
Chipset Qualcomm SDM665 Snapdragon 665 (11 nm)
CPU Octa-core (4×2.0 GHz Kryo 260 Gold & 4×1.8 GHz Kryo 260 Silver)
GPU Adreno 610
Card slot microSD, up to 256 GB
Internal 64GB 4GB RAM
Quad 48 MP, f/1.8, (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
Features LED flash, HDR, panorama
Video 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30/60/120fps, 720p@960fps, gyro-EIS
Single 13 MP, f/2.0
Features HDR, panorama
3.5mm jack Yes
WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS
Infrared port Yes
Radio FM radio
USB 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, USB On-The-Go
Sensors Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
Non-removable Li-Po 4000 mAh battery
Charging Fast battery charging 18W
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