Redmi Note 8 & 8 Pro are set for launch on 29th August in China. Apart from these, Redmi sub-brand will be launching the first in series Redmi TV and also an upgraded RedmiBook 14 with a robust chipset. With only a day left for the launch, seems Redmi doesn’t have much to reveal in the Thursday event for its smartphones\ category. One can lay hands on leaked specs and price chart too. The prices are not official but let us check out what the leaked specs and prices of the Redmi Note 8 & 8 Pro suggest.
Redmi Note 8 & 8 Pro Leaked Specs
Talking about the processor of Redmi Note 8, it will be the same as in Mi A3 which is Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 chipset. Whereas Redmi Note 8 Pro will be powered by MediaTek Helio G90T chipset. Pro model will not be lightweight though, weighing around 199gm and display dimensions being 161.3mm*76.4mm*8.8mm. The powerful 4,500mAh battery and bigger screen size might have added to the weight of the device.
Redmi Note 8 Pro will be the world’s first 64 MP (9248 x 6936 pixels) camera smartphone and the most awaited one. More so, since the hype created on social media about its minute details capturing capabilities. Both the siblings will have a quad camera setup. Redmi Note 8 will sport a 48MP Sony sensor along with a wide-angle and a macro lens. Note8 Pro will sport exclusive gaming accessories (the gamepad) powered by liquid cooling which means the camera won’t be the only highlight of the device.
Redmi Note 8 Pro is expected to be launched in 3 different colours – Hail Green, Fritillaria White, and Electro-optic Ash (Grey). Whereas the more vanilla flavour Redmi Note 8 will be available in Meteorite Black, Fantasy Blue, and White. Going by the official teaser, a limited edition of the Note 8 Pro is also getting launched. The variant will be called “World of Warcraft 15th Anniversary Limited Edition.”
Redmi Note 8, 8 Pro Leaked Price
The price-sheet has found its way on social media by a Chinese leakster. As per the tipster, the base model of Redmi Note 8 (4GB+64 GB) will cost RMB 1,199 roughly. The price has been leaked for the base model only. For the price of variants with 6GB+64GB and 6GB+128GB, you can make an approximation as of now.
The leaked price of Redmi Note 8 Pro is for its two variants – a base variant of combination 6GB RAM + 128GB and top-end model with 8GB + 128GB internal storage. The base model is priced at RMB 1,799 (Rs 18,000 approx) whereas the 8GB RAM model will cost RMB 2,099 (Rs 21,000 approx). There is also one more variant 6GB+64GB for which you will have to guess.
Summing it up:
- Redmi Note 8 – 4GB+64 GB = 1199 yuan ($168/Rs.11,999)
- Redmi Note 8 Pro – 6GB+128 GB = 1799 yuan ($252/Rs.17,999 )
- Redmi Note 8 Pro – 8GB+128 GB = 2099 yuan ($294/ Rs.20,999)
It has to be kept in mind that these prices have been leaked and can be left for guesses. For final pricing, models and their combinations one has to wait for 29th August. The India launch plans have not been revealed by the company but do expect that the Indian prices will be on the higher side.