Redmi had announced the Redmi Note 8 series of smartphones in August in China. The Redmi Note 8 Pro is the world’s first smartphone to arrive with a 64-megapixel camera. The handset was introduced in three colors like Fritillaria White, Ice Emerald (Green) and Light Gray. Today, the Chinese firm confirmed through a Weibo post that it will begin with the sales of the Redmi Note 8 Pro Twilight Orange color variant tomorrow in China.
The Redmi Note 8 Pro Twilight Orange edition will be available for purchase at 10 AM (local time) tomorrow. While the smartphone sells in four RAM and storage combinations, the Twilight Orange model will be available in two choices such as 6 GB RAM + 128 GB storage and 8 GB RAM + 128 GB storage. These variants are respectively priced at 1,399 Yuan (~$201) and 1,599 Yuan (~$230).
There are two other variants of the phone such as 6 GB RAM + 64 GB storage and 8 GB RAM + 256 GB storage. They are currently selling with respective price tags of 1,199 Yuan (~$172) and 1,799 Yuan (~$258) in China. These two models are currently unavailable in the new Twilight Orange color.
Redmi Note 8 Pro Specifications and Features
The Redmi Note 8 Pro flaunts a waterdrop notch enabled display that delivers 19.5:9 aspect ratio and 1080 x 2340 pixels full HD+ resolution. A selfie camera of 20-megapixel is fitted inside the display notch. The quad camera system available on the backside of the Redmi Note 8 Pro has a 64-megapixel Samsung GW1 primary shooter, an ultrawide 8-megapixel lens, a 2-megapixel depth sensor and a macro lens of 2-megapixel. A fingerprint reader is present below the rear camera system.
The Helio G90T gaming-focused processor from MediaTek fuels the Redmi Note 8 Pro. The smartphone can be availed in China in 6 GB and 8 RAM variants and storage options like 64 GB, 128 GB and 256 GB. There is a hybrid SIM slot on the device for expanding its storage.
The Redmi Note 8 Pro is equipped with a 4,500mAh battery. It supports 18W fast charging through USB-C. The phone offers connectivity options such as dual SIM support, 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, NFC and 3.5mm audio jack. The MIUI 11 based Android 9 Pie OS comes preloaded on the smartphone.