Xiaomi launches the Redmi Note 8 series in the UAE
October 15, 2019
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Four mid-range smartphones that cost less than 1,000 AED.

[UPDATE] Watch the unboxing video of the Redmi Note 8 Pro above.

Xiaomi has officially announced the availability of the Redmi Note 8 series of smartphones in the UAE. These mid-range devices feature top-of-the-line hardware that doesn’t break the bank. A total of four models were launched: The Redmi Note 8 Pro, Redmi Note 8, Redmi 8 and Redmi 8A.

The main highlight is the Redmi Note 8 Pro, which uses the power of the Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 CPU cloud with a MediaTek Helio G90T gaming processor so it can properly deliver a great gaming experience and optimized performance. It is also Xiaomi’s first 64-megapixel quad camera.

Here’s a rundown of the specifications for each device:

Redmi Note 8 Pro

Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 CPU

MediaTek Helio G90T gaming processor

6.53-inch FHD+ ‘Dot Drop’ display

Rear fingerprint sensor

Corning Gorilla Glass on back and front

Android 9 Pie

4500 mAh battery

18W fast charging (USB-C)

NFC, Bluetooth, IR Blaster

3.5 mm headphone jack

Quad camera (64 MP main sensor, 8 MP ultra-wide-angle, 2 MP macro camera, and 2 MP depth sensor)

LiquidCool technology

Wi-Fi X antenna

6 GB RAM/64 GB (949 AED)

8 GB RAM/128 GB (1,049 AED)

Redmi Note 8 

Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 CPU

6.3-inch‘Dot Drop’ display

Corning Gorilla Glass on back and front

Splash resistant

Android 9 Pie

4000 mAh battery

18W fast charging (USB-C)

NFC, Bluetooth, IR Blaster

Quad camera (48 MP main sensor, 8 MP ultra-wide-angle, 2 MP macro camera, and 2 MP depth sensor)

4 GB RAM/64 GB (729 AED)

4 GB RAM/128 GB (829 AED)

Redmi 8/Redmi 8A

Qualcomm Snapdragon 439 CPU

6.22-inch HD+ ‘Dot Drop’ display

Corning Gorilla Glass on back and front

Android 9 Pie

5000 mAh battery

10W fast charging (USB-C) with 18W fast charging support

NFC, Bluetooth, IR Blaster

3.5 mm headphone jack

12 MP camera (secondary 2 MP camera on the Redmi 8)

Redmi 8 3 GB RAM/32 GB (499 AED)

Redmi 8 4 GB RAM/64 GB (589 AED)

Redmi 8A (399 AED)

All of the Redmi Note 8 series is now available in the UAE. Stay tuned for a full review soon!

by Victor Philip Ortiz
Tech Enthusiast and Movie Buff. Passionate for all things tech - you’ll normally find him tinkering with the latest gadgets and computer peripherals. He is an avid collector of Blu-ray discs and occasionally plays on his Xbox.
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