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 Thickness 8.79 8.35
Mobile  Weight (g) 199.80 190.00
Mobile  Battery capacity (mAh) 4500 4000
Battery Removable No No
Fast charging Proprietary Proprietary
Colours Mineral Grey, Pearl White, Forest Green Dream Blue, Meteorite Black, White
Screen size (inches) 6.53 6.39
Resolution 1080×2340 pixels 1080×2340 pixels
Screen  Protection type Gorilla Glass Gorilla Glass
Aspect ratio 19.5:9 19.5:9
Processor octa-core octa-core
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
Back flash Yes Yes
Front camera 20-megapixel 13-megapixel
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
NFC Yes Available
USB Type-C Yes Available Yes Available
Number of SIMs 2 2
Active 4G on both SIM cards Yes Yes
SIM Type Nano-SIM Nano-SIM
4G/ LTE Yes Available Yes Available
SIM Type Nano-SIM Nano-SIM
4G/ LTE Yes Yes
Fingerprint sensor Yes Available Yes Available
Compass/ Magnetometer Yes Available Yes Available
Proximity sensor Yes Yes
Accelerometer Yes Yes
Ambient light sensor Yes Yes
Gyroscope Yes Yes


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