Among the most sought-after smartphones on the market, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 is a high-end, mid-range smartphone that combines the power of a Snapdragon 665 processor with the performance of a top-of-the-line camera. As a result, this smartphone offers a high-end experience at an affordable price. In this review, we’ll go over some of the features of the device, including its IPS display, camera, and processor.
Whether you are looking for a smartphone with a great camera or you are just looking for a good budget model, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 has a lot to offer. It has top-of-the-line camera hardware, a 6.3-inch display, and a massive 4000mAh battery. But does it really compete with the best models in its price range?
The Redmi Note 8 features a 48-MP primary camera and a 13-megapixel front camera. Both of these cameras perform well in low-light conditions, but they have noticeable flaws when it comes to exposure and color reproduction.
Besides the main camera, the Redmi Note 8 has an ultrawide camera with an aperture of f/2.2. This lens has a 119-degree field of view, but it has problems adjusting to light and losing details on the edges.
Snapdragon 665 processor
Earlier this year, Qualcomm announced the Snapdragon 665 processor, which is going to power the Redmi Note 8 series smartphones. The chipset is an upgrade to the Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 used in the Redmi Note 7. It is built using Samsung’s 11nm fabrication node.
The Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 is accompanied by the Adreno 610 graphics processor. It provides high-speed operations and has the ability to handle a large number of apps. The chip also features two clusters, which provide the ability to power day-to-day tasks. It is also designed to offer remarkable security performance.
The Snapdragon 665 processor is not comparable to the Snapdragon 660 processor used in the Redmi Note 7. The benefits of the Snapdragon 665 are due to the fact that it is built with a smaller node size, which results in increased power efficiency.
6.3-inch IPS display
Earlier this year, Xiaomi released the Redmi Note 8 in India and Nepal. This mid-range phone is based on the same design as the Redmi Note 7S, but with a significant upgrade in hardware.
The phone has a 6.3-inch display with a screen resolution of 1080 x 2340 pixels. This is an IPS LCD panel with a pixel density of 409 PPI. The screen is protected by Corning’s Gorilla Glass 5. The display has three color temperature presets: Cool, Warm and Full HD+.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 comes with a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor, a compass, an accelerometer, and a gyroscope. The device also supports a 2-megapixel depth sensor. It runs on Android Pie. The device also supports 18W fast charging. It comes with a 4000mAh battery.
Neptune Blue module
Taking a look at the rear panel of the Xiaomi Redmi Note 8, you will find a very subtle blue/purple gradient. This makes for a unique design. However, the gradient does not make the Redmi Note 8 look as exciting as its more expensive sibling, the Redmi Note 8 Pro.
The rear panel also has a fingerprint scanner in the center. The scanner is fast and accurate. However, it is a bit too small.
The Redmi Note 8 also has a quad-camera setup on the rear. The front camera is an 8 MP wide-angle lens, while the main camera is a 48 MP f/1.79 camera. It can shoot 1080p 60fps videos and 16-megapixel photos by default.
The Redmi Note 8 is also splash resistant and has a glass back. It has a 4,000 mAh battery and comes with an 18W fast charger. This battery can last for about a day of moderate usage.
Earlier this month, Xiaomi teased the launch of its smartphone, the Xiaomi Mi Play. This smartphone is set to launch in China on December 24. During this teaser, the company has shown a waterdrop-shaped notch up front. The company also confirmed the smartphone’s dual camera setup at the back. This smartphone is expected to come in 10 different gradient colors.
The waterdrop-shaped notch is visible even when the display is off. This feature allows more screen real estate. It also reduces the bezels on top of the display.
The smartphone also comes with a waterdrop-shaped notch on the front, which reduces the amount of blue light that comes from the display. It is a good feature. The phone also comes with a full HD+ display with a resolution of 2280×1080 pixels.