Technical sheet of Xiaomi Redmi Note 8


Xiaomi with its sub-brand Redmi has wanted to continue in the competitive world of the mid-range and as it did with the Redmi Note 7, it has launched a mobile with the best quality / price ratio of the 2019 year: The Redmi Note 8 .

A super camera for a mid-range mobile

One of the points where Xiaomi has wanted to take care with this terminal is in the photographic aspect and has incorporated up to 4 cameras that provide us with the best possible experience in a mobile of this price range. The main one has a Samsung S5KGM1 sensor of 48 megapixels that delight anyone in good light conditions and does not fall short when the light begins to run out. It is accompanied by a wide angle sensor that allows us to obtain these panoramic photographs without having to opt for special modes. It also has a special 2Megapixels Macro sensor for photographing nearby objects. Finally, it adds a fourth 2 Megapixel sensor that allows you to manage the Bokeh effect for our blur effects. On the front we have a great camera of 13 Megapixels for our selfies within a drop notch.

Processor... more than enough

In this case Xiaomi has opted for the use of Snapdragon 665, a processor more than tested within the mid-range, capable of moving our multimedia content with solvency, although to be fair it is not enough to move the most demanding games in its highest resolution . While it is true that Xiaomi has equipped this mobile with several Ram / Rom settings that allow us to choose the one that best suits our needs, from 3GB / 32GB, to the most powerful 4GB / 128GB, through the 4GB configuration / 64GB that is possibly the most balanced of all.

Battery to hold the day

Lately 4000mAh mobiles are being imposed, of course it is an optimal capacity to allow us to withstand our days with a more demanding use without problems. As if that were not enough, Xiaomi has added fast charging so that we can have the mobile ready in just 1 hour and 20 minutes.

We miss the absence of NFC, which have incorporated the Redmi Note 8T, although in return Xiaomi has not forgotten to add the FM radio and the notifications LED.

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Brand Xiaomi
Aliases Xiaomi Redmi Note8, Gingko, M1908C3JG
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Versions and prices
Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 China · 4GB · 64GB $ 333
Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 China · 6GB · 64GB $ 327
Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 China · 6GB · 128GB
Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Global · 4GB · 64GB $ 163
Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Global · 3GB · 32GB
Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Global · 4GB · 128GB $ 201
Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Global · 6GB · 128GB
Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 International · 4GB · 64GB
Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 India · 6GB · 128GB
Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 India · 3GB · 32GB
Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 India · 4GB · 64GB $ 156
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Release Date

Release dateAugust 2019, 4 years ago


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Design & Materials of Xiaomi Redmi Note 8

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75.3 mm158.3 mm8.4 mm
Print 3D Model
Weight 190 g
Usable surface 81 %
Materials Plastic , Glass , P2i Nano coating


Aspect Ratio 19.5:9
Resolution 1080 x 2340 px FHD+
Density 409 ppi Very high density
  • Water Drop Notch
  • 1500:1 contrast ratio
  • 84% NTSC
  • LED Notifications
  • Scratch resistant
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 5
  • 3D curved glass screen
  • 2.5D curved glass glass
  • Capacitive
  • Multi-touch
  • LTPS (Low Temperature PolySilicon silicon)
  • Frameless
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User reviews
Is it a drop-resistant and scratch-resistant smartphone?

399 reviews

Do you think it's a nice phone?

399 reviews

Is it comfortable?

399 reviews

Can you see it well in the sunlight?

399 reviews

Performance & Hardware of Xiaomi Redmi Note 8


Model Qualcomm Snapdragon 665
CPU 4x Kryo 260 2.0 GHz + 4x Kryo 260 1.8 GHz
Type Octa-Core
Nanometer 11 nm
Frequency 2 GHz
64 Bits Yes
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GPU Qualcomm Adreno 610


Type --
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170.516 Antutu v8
Overall performance better than 55% of devices


Capacity 64 GB
Type eMMC 5.0 Storage
SD Slot Yes , Independent SD slot
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Fingerprint Yes, in the back


Fingerprint Yes
Proximity Yes
Light sensor Yes
Accelerometer Yes
Compass Yes
Gyroscope Yes
Notifications LED LED Notifications
Cooling system No
Gaming buttons No
User reviews
Does it have good sound?

399 reviews

Does it work smoothly in everyday use?

399 reviews

What's your experience been with demanding games?

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Camera of Xiaomi Redmi Note 8

Quad rear camera

Resolution 48 Mpx
Sensor Samsung S5KGM1
Aperture ƒ/ 1.79
ISO --
Pixel size 0.80 µm
Pixel Binning 1-4 (2x2)
Sensor size 1/2"
8 Mpx
Omnivision OV8856
ƒ/ 2.2
Pixel size
1.12 µm
Sensor size
2 Mpx
Omnivision OV02A10
ƒ/ 2.4
Pixel size
1.75 µm
Sensor size
2 Mpx
Omnivision OV02A10
ƒ/ 2.4
Pixel size
1.75 µm
Sensor size
Flash LED
Optical Stabilisation No
Slow Motion Video Yes, 240 fps
  • 4K Video
  • Digital zoom
  • Quadruple camera
  • Digital image stabilization
  • Autofocus
  • Touch focus
  • Continuous shooting
  • Geotagging
  • HDR
  • Face detection
  • White balance settings
  • ISO settings
  • Exposure compensation
  • Scene mode
  • Self-timer
  • RAW
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Resolution 13 Mpx
Sensor Omnivision OV13855
Type PureCel
Aperture ƒ/ 2.0
Pixel size 1.12 µm
Sensor size 1/2.9"
  • Pixel size 1.6 μm (4-in-1 pixel binning)
  • 1/2 " sensor size
  • FOV 79.4°
  • 6P lens
  • Second camera ultra wide-angle 120º
  • Third camera 2MP Ultra-Macro
  • Third camera 1.75 µm
  • Third camera f/2.4 aperture
  • Fourth camera 2MP depth-of-field
  • Fourth camera 1.75 µm
  • Fourth camera f/2.4 aperture
User reviews
Quality of daytime photos

399 reviews

Quality of nighttime photos

399 reviews

Quality of selfies

399 reviews

Does it have a powerful flash?

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Network compatibility

Connectivity of Xiaomi Redmi Note 8


4G LTE B1 (2100), B2 (1900), B3 (1800), B4 (1700/2100 AWS 1), B5 (850), B7 (2600), B8 (900), B20 (800), B38 (TDD 2600), B40 (TDD 2300)
3G B1 (2100), B2 (1900), B4 (1700/2100 AWS A-F), B5 (850), B8 (900)
2G B2 (1900), B3 (1800), B5 (850), B8 (900)

SIM card

TypeDual SIM Dual Standby (Nano SIM + Nano SIM)

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Standards 802.11a , 802.11b , 802.11g , 802.11n , 802.11n 5GHz , 802.11ac
  • Dual band
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot
  • Wi-Fi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Display


Version Bluetooth 4.2 LELow energy consumption
  • A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)
  • LE (Low Energy)
  • APT-x


Supports GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS, Beidou


Charging Yes
Host Yes
Mass Storage Yes
USB On-The-Go (OTG) Yes
USB Type C Yes


European measurement 0.191 W/Kg on head, 1.034 W/Kg on body

The European Union sets a limit of 2 W/kg averaged over 10 grams of tissue.

American measurement 0.374 W/Kg on head, 0.987 W/Kg on body

The FCC limit is 1.6 W/kg measured in a volume of 1 gram of tissue

What is the SAR of Redmi Note 8?
Audio Jack
Radio FM
Computer sync
OTA sync
User reviews
Does it have good coverage for calls?

399 reviews

Quality of the GPS

399 reviews

And the WiFi?

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Battery of Xiaomi Redmi Note 8

4000 mAh
Type Li-Polymer
Fast charge Yes
  • Non-removable
User reviews
How long does the battery last?
  • 4%
    Two days or more
  • 43%
    More than one day
  • 39%
    One day
  • 12%
    Less than a day
  • 2%
    Less than half day

399 reviews

Software of Xiaomi Redmi Note 8


Operating System Android 11 Red Velvet Cake
MIUI V12 (Android 11)
Google Services (official) Yes
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User reviews
Did it come with preinstalled applications?
  • 9%
    It comes with a clean operating system
  • 80%
    It has preinstalled apps but they don't bother me
  • 11%
    It has preinstalled apps that I can't uninstall

399 reviews

Do you regularly receive updates?
  • 45%
    Every two months or less
  • 43%
    Every six months
  • 8%
    Once a year
  • 5%

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User reviews about the Xiaomi Redmi Note 8

Overall satisfaction
  • 290
  • 79
  • 18
  • 6
  • 6
399 reviews
  • Screen8.4
  • Performance8.2
  • Camera7.8
  • Connectivity8.6
  • Battery7.6
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    • 8.5
    • Screen9.0
    • Performance8.6
    • Camera9.2
    • Connectivity10
    • Battery0.0
  • Just another bang-for-the-bucks Redmi

    Let's be real here - at this price point no one should expect anything more than a so-so experience with below to average marks in everything. Have been using it for the last 4 years, and it's pretty laggy if all the MIUI bloats aren't removed, which definitely shows its age. Still useable though, the Snapdragon 665 cannot punch above its weight, but light usage is handleable. A phone this cheap should not have a glass back, but there's one anyway, and this decision baffles me - why includes a glass back if it doesn't need one, especially without wireless charging? Audio and screen are definitely sub-par, same for charging. The main camera is usable, the rest of them are definitely fillers. Still, for this price, I did not regret my decision buying this device.

    • 5.5
    • Screen6.5
    • Performance4.0
    • Camera4.7
    • Connectivity6.6
    • Battery5.0
  • Lack of a good software

    This phone can really give you a good experience for the price if you unlock tge bootloader and installed somthing like paranoid android on it this will make the phone runs far smother than the miui bloat crap
    And in 2023 this phone is giving me 244k in amtutu v9 (paranoid android)

    • Camera
    • Desgin
    • Has a big community for roms
    • Sharp screen
    • Miui
    • Weak gpu
    • 6.7
    • Screen6.7
    • Performance5.0
    • Camera6.7
    • Connectivity8.3
    • Battery5.0


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Questions · FAQ

Frequently asked questions about the Redmi Note 8.

What are the features of the Redmi Note 8?

These are the main features and specifications of the Redmi Note 8:

  • Screen: 6.3" LTPS LCD
  • Resolution: 1080 x 2340 px · FHD+
  • RAM: 3GB - 6GB
  • Storage: 32GB - 128GB
  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 665

What is the price of Redmi Note 8?

The price of the Redmi Note 8 in United States varies between 155$ and 333$ depending on the specific version and its features. Below you can see the current prices for the different Redmi Note 8 versions:

How good is the Redmi Note 8?

The Redmi Note 8 has an average score of 8.6 based on Kimovil user ratings.

How long does the battery of the Redmi Note 8 last?

The Redmi Note 8 battery has a capacity of 4000 mAh, and the estimated battery life is over a day according to Kimovil users.

In which colours is the Redmi Note 8 available?

The Redmi Note 8 is available in 3 colours: Black, White and Blue.

When was the Redmi Note 8 release date?

The Redmi Note 8 was unveiled on Thursday, August 29, 2019.

Which camera does the Redmi Note 8 have?

The Redmi Note 8 has a quad rear camera and its main sensor is Samsung S5KGM1 with a resolution of 48Mpx.

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