Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 was launched in the last week of August, 2019 and this article would be sharing with you the Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 price in Nigeria as well as its full specifications.
The Redmi Note 7, after its launch was termed the ‘Budget King’ due to the way Xiaomi was able to deploy decent specs on the device and still price it at a very affordable amount. To our greatest surprise, the Redmi Note 8 series was launched a bit earlier than we expected considering that the Redmi Note 7 was launched this same year in January.
Xiaomi announced the Redmi Note 8 alongside the Redmi Note 8 Pro in China on August 29 and both devices come with the trending quad camera setup.
The Redmi Note 8 comes with a 6.39″ IPS LCD panel with a resolution of 1080 x 2340 pixels and an aspect ratio of 19.5:9. It is also powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 processor and comes with a base storage variant of 4GB RAM paired with 64GB ROM.
The Redmi Note 8 runs MIUI 10 on top of Android 9 Pie and is backed up by a 4,000 mAh battery, device also supports proprietary fast charging.
In the camera department, it comes with a quad camera setup which includes a 48MP[wide]; 8MP[ultrawide], 2MP[macro] and 2MP[depth sensor] cameras. The front camera comes with 13MP for selfies.
The Redmi Note 8 also has a two-sim slot and a dedicated MicroSD card slot too.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Price in Nigeria
Looking for where to buy the Redmi Note 8 in Nigeria?
The Redmi Note 8 just recently got global certification which means in a about a few weeks, the global version should be available in authorized Mi retail outlets and Mi stores all over the word.
Be that as it may, Redmi devices always make it to Nigeria pretty fast as reports suggest those in India would be getting the device around the first or second week in October, considering that Diwali is on October 27.
Pricing starts from around $185 which is approx 68,000 naira for the base storage variant. Price is subject to change if and when it comes into the country.
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Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Full Specifications and Features
- Platform: Android 9.0 (Pie); MIUI 10
- Processor: Qualcomm SDM665 Snapdragon 665 (11 nm), Octa-core (4×2.0 GHz Kryo 260 Gold & 4×1.8 GHz Kryo 260 Silver)
- GPU: Adreno 610
- Memory: 4GB/6GB RAM
- Colours: Crystal Green, Crystal Blue, Ice Jade
- Dimension: 158.3 x 75.3 x 8.4 mm (6.23 x 2.96 x 0.33 in)
- Weight: 190g
- SIM Type: Nano SIM
- SIM Count: Dual SIM
- Build: Front glass, plastic body
- Display: 6.3″ IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 1080 x 2340 pixels (409 ppi), (~81.7% screen-to-body ratio)
- Screen Protection: Corning Gorilla Glass 5
- Rear Camera: Quad
- 48 MP, f/1.8, (wide), 1/2″, 0.8µm, PDAF
- 8 MP, f/2.2, 13mm (ultrawide), 1/4″, 1.12µm
- 2 MP, f/2.4, 1/5″, 1.75µm (dedicated macro camera)
- 2 MP, f/2.4, 1/5″, 1.75µm, depth sensor
- Rear Camera Features: LED flash, HDR, panorama
- Video: 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30/60/120fps, 720p@960fps, gyro-EIS
- Front Camera: 13MP camera, HDR, panorama, 1080p Video@30fps
- Built-in Storage: 64GB/128GB
- Memory Card Support: Yes, up to 256GB
- 2G GSM: Yes
- 2G CDMA 1X: –
- 3G WCDMA: Yes
- 3G CDMA EVDO: –
- 4G LTE: LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 8(900), 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2500)
Internet & Connectivity
- GPRS: Yes
- EDGE: Yes
- 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes
- HSPA+: 5.76/42.2Mbps
- CDMA EVDO: –
- 4G LTE: Yes
- WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct
- Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
- Bluetooth: Yes, 5.0 with A2DP, LE
- NFC: Yes
- Infrared Blaster: Yes
- USB Port: 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, USB On-The-Go
- SMS/MMS: Yes
- Instant Messaging: Yes
- Push Emails: Yes
- Email Protocol: –
- Music Player: MP3/eAAC+/WAV/Flac player
- Video Player: Xvid/MP4/H.265 player
- FM Radio: Yes
- Loudspeaker: Yes
- 3.5mm Jack: Yes
- Navigation: Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS
- Maps: Yes
Sensors & Control
- Digital Compass: Yes
- Accelerometer: Yes
- Proximity Sensor: Yes
- Light Sensor: Yes
- Barometer: –
- SpO2: –
- Pedometer: –
- Heart Rate Monitor: –
- Gyroscope: Yes
- Fingerprint Scanner: Yes (rear-mounted)
- Iris Scanner: –
- Face Unlock: Yes
- Intelligent Digital Assistant: Yes
- Motion Sensing / Gesture Control: –
- Voice Control: –
- Video Streaming: Yes
- Active Noise Cancellation: Yes
- Wireless Charging: No
- Built-in Mobile Payment: –
- Water Resistant: No
- Dust Resistant: No
- Image Editor: Yes
- Video Editor: Yes
- Document Viewer: Yes
- Document Editor: Yes
- Battery: 4,000 mAh non-removable Li-Po battery
- Fast Charge: Yes, Fast battery charging 18W
Ultimately, the Redmi Note 8 looks to bring with it some little upgrades over the Redmi Note 7 and considering it will be priced just slightly above the Redmi Note 7, I think it’s worth the upgrade but then if it’s more expensive than the Xiaomi Mi A3 then we’ll have to make some thorough comparisons.
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