Comparison Between Redmi Note 8 vs Redmi Note 8 Pro What’s the Difference!
Redmi Note 8 and Redmi Note 8 Pro come with quad rear cameras, MIUI 10, USB Type-C port, rear fingerprint sensor, and more.
The Redmi Note 8 and Redmi Note 8 Pro smartphones are finally official. Xiaomi’s sub-brand Redmi on Thursday discontinued two phones in its domestic market in China. While the Redmi Note 8 Pro packs significant improvements in design as well as specifications on the Redmi Note 7 Pro, the Redmi Note 8 does not stray too far from its predecessor. It is being said that Redmi Note 8 still has many upgrades over Redmi Note 8. Separating the predecessors, in this article, we take a look at how the Redmi Note 8 Pro and Redmi Note 8 differ from each other.
Redmi Note 8 vs Redmi Note 8 Pro Price
Starting with the price, Xiaomi will offer the Redmi Note 8 at CNY 999 (about Rs 10,000) for the base variant with 4GB RAM and 64GB onboard storage. The 6GB + 64GB and 6GB + 128GB variants of the phone will retail for CNY 1,199 (about Rs. 12,000) and CNY 1,399 (about Rs. 14,000) respectively. In comparison, the Redmi Note 8 Pro will start at CNY 1,399 (around Rs 14,000) in the base variant with 6GB of RAM and 64GB of onboard storage. The 6GB + 128GB and 8GB + 128GB variants of the smartphone will be sold for CNY 1,599 (about Rs 16,000) and CNY 1,799 (about Rs 18,000) respectively.
As the phones have not yet been launched in India, we have no word on the Indian pricing of both phones. Nevertheless, it should not be far from the above price tag. Xiaomi India chief Manu Kumar Jain tweeted that these two phones should reach India in “eight weeks”.
Redmi Note 8 vs Redmi Note 8 Pro specifications
Both the Redmi Note 8 and the Redmi Note 8 Pro sport a waterdrop-style notch and come with Gorilla Glass 5 at the front and rear. The Redmi Note 8 features a 6.3-inch (6.39 to be precise) full-HD + screen, while the Redmi Note 8 Pro comes with a 6.53-inch full-HD + display. In terms of processor, Xiaomi has included the octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 SoC in the Redmi Note 8, on the other hand, MediaTek’s new Helio G90T processor.
Redmi Note 8 vs Redmi Note 8 Pro Cameras
Coming in imaging hardware, the Redmi Note 8 and Redmi Note 8 Pro Pack quad rear cameras, however, the primary shooter is different. The Redmi Note 8 includes a 48-megapixel primary camera, while the Redmi Note 8 Pro comes with a 64-megapixel main shooter. The other three cameras in both phones are 8-megapixel wide-angle shooter, 2-megapixel depth camera and 2-megapixel macro camera. On the front, the Redmi Note 8 has a 13-megapixel shooter and the Redmi Note 8 Pro has a 20-megapixel camera.
Redmi Note 8 vs Redmi Note 8 Pro RAM, Storage
On the memory and storage front, the Redmi Note 8 will be sold with 64GB and 128GB onboard storage versions with 4GB and 6GB RAM options. The Redmi Note 8 Pro will be offered in 6GB and 8GB RAM options, and has 64GB as well as 128GB built-in storage variant. In terms of colors, the Redmi Note 8 Pro will come in mineral gray, pearl white and forest green colors, while Xiaomi will sell the Redmi Note 8 in Dream Blue, Meteorite Black, White.
Among other specifications, the Redmi Note 8 includes a 4,000mAh battery with 18W fast charging support and the Redmi Note 8 Pro has a 4,500mAh battery with 18W fast charging support. Both phones are expected to carry 18W fast chargers in the box.
Redmi Note 8 and Redmi Note 8 Pro have many specifications such as dual-SIM (Nano) support, rear fingerprint sensor, MIUI 10, USB Type-C, 3.5mm audio jack, and IR blaster.
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Redmi Note 8 Pro
Redmi Note 8
|Brand||Xiaomi or MI||Xiaomi or MI|
|Model||Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro||Xiaomi Redmi Note 8|
|Release date||29th Aug, 2019||29th Aug, 2019|
|Body type (Material)||Glass||Glass|
|Mobile Weight (g)||199.80||190.00|
|Mobile Battery capacity (mAh)||4500||4000|
|Colours||Mineral Grey, Pearl White, Forest Green||Dream Blue, Meteorite Black, White|
|DISPLAY or SCREEN|
|Screen size (inches)||6.53||6.39|
|Resolution||1080x2340 pixels||1080x2340 pixels|
|Screen Protection type||Gorilla Glass||Gorilla Glass|
|Processor Company||MediaTek Helio G90T||Qualcomm Snapdragon 665|
|Internal storage||64 Gigabyte||64 Gigabyte|
|Dedicated microSD slot||No Available||No Available|
|Rear camera||64-mp + 8-megapixel + 2-megapixel + 2-megapixel||48-MP + 8-megapixel + 2-megapixel + 2-megapixel|
|Rear auto focus||Yes||Yes|
|Operating system||Android 9 Pie||Android 9 Pie|
|Skin||MIUI 10||MIUI 10|
|Wi-Fi standards supported||802.11 a/b/g/n/ac||802.11 a/b/g/n/ac|
|Bluetooth||Yes, v 5.00||Yes Available|
|USB Type-C||Yes Available||Yes Available|
|Number of SIMs||2||2|
|Active 4G on both SIM cards||Yes||Yes|
|4G/ LTE||Yes Available||Yes Available|
|Fingerprint sensor||Yes Available||Yes Available|
|Compass/ Magnetometer||Yes Available||Yes Available|
|Ambient light sensor||Yes||Yes|