Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro with 64MP quad camera to launch in India on October 16

    Xiaomi will bring its 64MP camera phone to India on October 16. Redmi Note 8 Pro which was first launched in China this August comes with a 64MP quad camera setup.
    By: HT CORRESPONDENT
    | Updated on: Oct 16 2019, 10:55 IST
    Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro India launch date revealed.
    Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro India launch date revealed. (Xiaomi)
    Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro India launch date revealed.
    Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro India launch date revealed. (Xiaomi)

    Xiaomi just launched a new budget smartphone in India. Redmi 8 comes with a 4,000mAh battery and dual rear cameras for a price of 7,999. At the launch event, Xiaomi also announced it will launch its 64MP camera phone in India on October 16.

    Xiaomi's 64MP camera phone is the Redmi Note 8 Pro which was launched in China this August. Redmi Note 8 Pro succeeds the Redmi Note 7 Pro with new cameras, upgraded performance and an improved glass design as well. In China, Redmi Note 8 Pro is available in three storage variants at a starting price of CNY 1,399 (14,000 approx).

    Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro features a 6.53-inch Full HD+ display with a 3D glass on top. The smartphone is powered by MediaTek's Helio G90T gaming processor. This chipset comes with a dedicated HyperEngine and Game Turbo 2.0 for better performance for graphic-intensive games. Redmi Note 8 Pro also comes with liquid cooling making it a gaming-focused phone.

     

    For photography, Redmi Note 8 Pro sports a quad-camera setup with a 64-megapixel primary sensor, 8-megapixel 120-degree wide-angle lens, 2-megapixel depth sensor and a 2-megapixel macro camera. Xiaomi uses Samsung's ISOCELL Bright GW1 image sensor for its 64MP camera. The same can be found on the Realme XT. Up front there's a 20-megapixel camera for selfies.

    The smartphone is fuelled by a 4,500mAh battery with support for 18W fast charging and Quick Charge 3.0. Redmi Note 8 Pro also comes with a rear fingerprint sensor, NFC support, USB Type-C port and and a 3.5mm headphone jack. On the software front, it runs Android Pie-based MIUI 10.

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    First Published Date: 09 Oct, 13:21 IST
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