On the front panel of Redmi Note 8 is Waterdrop Notch, as well as in our blue color variants, blue color is seen in the edges except the top part of the screen. We did not find it attractive at all. We hope that the Space Black and Moonlight White color variants seem more somber.
Just below the 6.3-inch screen, there is a border on which the Redmi logo will be found in silver color and there is a waterdrop-notch on the top panel of the phone. To the left of the single front camera is an LED light for notifications. Xiaomi says that Corning Gorilla Glass 5 has been used on the front and back panels of the Redmi Note 8.
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The Redmi 8 has a simple and soldered finish, while the Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 has gradient finish and a deflective pattern. We have a Neptune Blue color variant, whose upper part looks greenish-blue and the lower part looks purple. The rear of the Redmi Note 8 has a vertical camera setup on the left side but it has emerged slightly.
If this bothers you a little, then you can take help of the plastic case found in the retail box. The fingerprint sensor has also got a place for security on the back panel of the phone.
The Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 weighs 188 grams that can be managed and the phone is 8.35 millimeters thick. Holding the phone in one hand was also comfortable to use. Spots fall easily on the back panel of the phone but it is not much slippery.
The phone is P2I water repellent which is quite a good thing. While Xiaomi has provided an IR emitter in the upper part of the phone, there will be a USB Type-C port, 3.5mm audio jack and speaker at the bottom of the phone. Support for SIM-tray (two nano-SIM) and microSD card up to 512 GB will be found on the left side of the phone. The power and volume buttons will be found on the right side of the phone.
Xiaomi has given a 6.39 inch full-HD + (1080×2340 pixels) screen in Redmi Note 8. Colors do not look vivid and the phone does not have HDR like the Redmi Note 8 Pro but looking at the price we liked that the phone is crisp and smooth.
Let us know that MIUI 10 has a lot of bloatware. Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 runs fast and we had no problem with the UI. It is expected that the popular game like PUBG Mobile will run smooth in Redmi Note 8, but we will give you detailed information about it in the review after testing.
Like Vivo U10 and Realme 5, Redmi Note 8 also uses Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 processor. However, Xiaomi has announced that the company will not sell variants of Redmi Note 8 less than 4 GB RAM and 64 GB storage, the price of this model has been fixed at Rs 9,999.
There is also another variant of Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 which comes with 6 GB RAM + 128 GB storage and this model will be sold for Rs 12,999. Redmi Note 8 has a 4,000 mAh battery and it supports 18 Watt fast charging, please tell that 18 Watt charger is also available in the retail box.
After reviewing the handset’s battery, we will soon give you information about how much the phone supported in our HD video loop test. Xiaomi has given four rear cameras in its Redmi Note 8. There is a 48 megapixel primary camera, its aperture is F / 1.79. It is capable of recording 4K video with electronic image stabilization.
The second sensor comes with an 8-megapixel wide-angle camera sensor with a 120 degree field of view. Apart from this, a 2 megapixel macro camera and a 2 megapixel depth sensor have been given. Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 also has a 13-megapixel front camera for selfie and video calling. Its aperture is F / 2.0. We will soon provide you detailed information about the phone’s display, performance, battery life, camera etc. in the review of Redmi Note 8.