Last Updated on June 12, 2021 by TM
Xiaomi also presented the Redmi Note 8 Pro to everyone. They describe it as a 100% gaming smartphone. Yes! This smartphone was specially built with gamers at heart.
As compared to the Note 8, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro was able to correct some few things if not everything entirely. A first glimpse at the back is number one evidence.
On the Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro you will notice a big shift in the camera setup which is now at the center. This will help you identify this particular phone when you see it in Nigeria.
Being a Pro and gaming phone, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro was built with a special CPU that runs smoothly even when gaming. Plus, the heavy assistance that is coming in from the battery.
Redmi Note 8 Pro Key features
Display-size: 6.53inch LCD
Resolution: 2340 x 1080p
Dimension: 161.35 x 76.4 x 8.79mm
Front camera: 20MP
Rear camera: 64MP + 8MP + 2MP + 2MP
OS: Android 9.0 Pie
RAM: 6GB RAM
ROM: 64GB ROM/ 128GB ROM
CPU: Helio G90T
Network: 4G LTE
Availability & Price
The Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro comes in three sweet colors: Pearl white, forest green and mineral gray. I love the pearl white, it’s my favorite. You can choose your most preferred among the three anyway. The Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro is selling at a slightly expensive price in Nigeria.
The design of the Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro sends a strong signal to everyone in Nigeria. It is more like saying hey! “I am not cheap”. So don’t expect anything less.
The Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro comes with a body that speak for itself. Her front and back is made up of a corning gorilla glass 5 with 3D curved glass around the edges. In between is a glossy frame.
You will also get a good feel of the 3D curved glass at the back, somewhere around the edges. Considering the material used to construct this very phone, there is need to exercise more care when handling the Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro in Nigeria.
Please be careful!
At the top of this device is the microphone and IR blaster. The power and volume buttons are on the right while the SIM card and Micro SD card slot are on the left.
When you take a look at the bottom, you will see the speaker, microphone, USB Type-C port and 3.5mm headphone jack.
At the rear, you will find the quad camera set up, LED flash and a fingerprint reader that falls on the same role as the Cameras.
Talking about size, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro comes in a very portable size. It has a 161.35 x 76.4 x 8.79mm dimension, weighs 199.8g and maintains a 91.4% screen-to-body ratio which is not far from your reach with a single hand.
On the display, you will find a large 6.53inch dot drop notch full view display that comes with a 2340 x 1080p resolution, has up to 500nit brightness, 1500:1 contrast ratio and 84% NTSC.
The display is rich in colors, her viewing angle is totally worth it. You will find yourself admiring the display quality of this phone in Nigeria. No wonder it is a Pro variant.
The display on the Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro can also help you automatically switch between 3 display modes; from standard mode, sunshine mode and night mode.
The display has color temperature adjustment and supports HDR. When it comes to rating, the 6.53inch display clocked 256 ranks adjustable reading mode certified by TUV Rheinland.
The overall display quality is incredibly awesome. Watching movies and playing mobile games with the Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro in Nigeria is amazing.
On the camera, we’ve got a 20MP front-facing camera. It has panorama selfie, palm shutter, HDR, display brightness correction, face recognition and AI silhouette detection.
The front-facing camera is also equipped with other AI camera features like AI beauty, AI scene detection, AI studio lighting and AI portrait mode with background blur adjustment.
At the back, you will find a quad camera set up that comprises of a 64MP ultra high resolution primary camera, an 8MP 120 degree ultra-wide angle lens, a 2MP ultra-macro lens and a 2MP depth sensor. It has up to 10x digital zoom.
The rear camera comes with a 9248 x 6936p photo resolution and a 3840 x 2160p video resolution. It has a single-tone flash and can record slow motion video at 960fps and 4K video recording at 30fps.
The Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro comes with a 4500mAh built-in rechargeable battery that supports up to 10 hours of gaming. It takes about 2hours to charge from 0% – 100% in Nigeria.
The 2hours time of charge wouldn’t have been possible if there was no 18W wired fast charging feature that is supported by an 18W wire charger.
Now that the Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro have USB Type-C connector, reverse charging becomes achievable. This is a remarkable upgrade that is worth the extra cash.
When it comes to usage, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro is ready to serve you for a good amount of days in Nigeria. At least two or maybe more depending on the level of usage.
Software & Specs
The Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 comes with Android 9.0 Pie OS based on MIUI 10 with MI Turbo and game Turbo 2.0 support. To all gamers in Nigeria, get on board and feel the excitement.
When it comes to storage configuration, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro Received a 6GB RAM and 64GB ROM/128GB ROM which can be expandable via micro SD card slot.
Inside the Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 is a powerful MTK Helio G90T chip, an ARM Mali G76 MC4 and an octa-core gaming processor.
The Redmi Note 8 Pro also came with a Liquid cool technology that helps to prevent the phone from heating up excessively.
There is also a Wi-Fi X antenna that helps to prevent Wi-Fi signal blockage and enhance gaming experience when you hold the Redmi Note 8 on landscape mode in Nigeria.
What’s inside the box?
Inside the box is the Redmi Note 8 Pro, Power adapter, simple protective cover, USB Type-C cable, SIM eject tool, User guide and warranty card.
The Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro is a certified gaming smartphone that is fully loaded with some powerful techs that sets it apart from an average Smartphone in Nigeria.
This is not a razer phone in anyway but this phone actually cost less than majority of the dedicated gaming smartphones you will find in Nigeria.
Aside enjoying a full fledge gaming experience, you are also getting a wonderful camera to explore, a battery that charges fast and is good enough to keep you active for some solid hours in Nigeria.
The 199.8g weight is the only thing you need to watch out for on this device. But you can deal with that anyway, especially when you consider the whole bunch of stuffs the Redmi Note 8 Pro is bringing to the table.