Why Redmi Note 8 Pro Had Been So Popular Till Now? [Redmi Note 8 Pro Review]

Hey, What's up guys this is Sushant and welcome to Indian Tech Helper.com. If you are the biggest fan of Xioami smartphones then brand new Redmi Note 8 Pro is one of the best options at its price range. Well, Redmi Note 8 Pro was launched in India almost one and a half month before that is on October 16. With its arrival in India, it becomes one of the best Gaming, Camera smartphone at just Rs 14,999. If you are wishing to buy Redmi Note 8 Pro in the month of December 2019 then read this post till the end I will give full information about Redmi Note 8 Pro. And also we will discuss that Is this value for money deal? Should I buy or not? and much more questions are going to be answered.

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Let me confirm one thing that Whatever I'm going to review or post all are based on my personal use. I personally bought Redmi Note 8 Pro from Amazon/in during first flash sale held on 21 October and it delivered to me on 23 October.

All available variants of Redmi Note 8 Pro:

Redmi Note 8 Pro comes with 3 colour as well as in 3 memory variants (in India).
Shadow Black | Gamma Green | Halo White
Recently released Electric Blue colour.
Memory and Price: 
4GB RAM + 128GB ROM = Rs. 14,999
6GB RAM + 128GB ROM = Rs. 15,999
8GB RAM + 128GB ROM = Rs. 17,999
Where to Buy: You can buy from Amazon.in, Mi Store as well as from Mi Partners.
Buy Now: Amazon/cart/button/#ff8800

Specifications and Features:

  • Redmi Note 8 Pro comes with 64MP AI Quad rear camera with portrait, ultra-wide lens, macro lens, LED flash, AI support, beautify support and it has 20MP front-facing selfie camera.
  • Redmi Note 8 Pro has 16.58 centimetres (6.53-inch) Dot Notch HDR Display with 2340 x 1080 pixels resolution and 19.5:9 aspect ratio and it is made up of 2.5D curved glass. And it has a protection of Corning Gorilla Glass 5.
  • As all new smartphones are using the Type-C connector, it is also using the same one having 18W fast charging support as well as charger out of the box.
  • Redmi Note 8 Pro comes with UFS 2.1 storage which makes read and write speed faster.
  • Redmi Note 8 Pro has Dual VoLTE (4G+4G) dual nano sim slot with dedicated micro SD card support.
  • Also, it comes with a Splash Proof IP52 rating which is safe from water and dust particles.
  • It has Game Turbo 2.0 which makes your Gaming Experience much better.
  • It has IR Blaster as all other Redmi Note series have.
  • It is powered from 4500mAh battery which supports 18W fast charging and takes 2.15 hours to full charge.
  • The most important is the Processor. It comes with High-Performance MediaTek helio G90T gaming processor.
  • This first phone which comes with built-in Alexa.
  • Redmi Note 8 Pro comes with Liquid Cooling technology which makes it cool faster.
  • Also, it has some frequency waves used to clean Speaker from dust particles automatically.

About Software:

  • Redmi Note 8 Pro comes with MIUI10 based on Android 9 (Pie).
  • If you are a fan of MIUI features then this phone is made for you.
  • The MIUI has Ads and Bloatwares which may degrade the user experience.
  • Redmi Note 8 Pro has one of the best built-in apps and it's Alexa. Which works as your virtual assistant. You can give commands and Alexa will perform operations to your commands.
  • It has Android's Digital Wellbeing which helps you to track your daily mobile and app usage and etc.
  • MIUI has Game Turbo which improves the gaming experience.
  • Other than this you have Quick Replies, Full Display, Enterprise mode and much more features.
  • Although it is running on MIUI 10, in the middle of December you will get MIUI 11 update with more improvements.

About Hardware:

  • It comes with a 6.53" FHD+ Dot Notch Display.
  • Redmi Note 8 Pro has new MediaTek Helio G90T gaming processor.
  • MediaTek Helio G90T is the best processor for gaming and high performance.
  • Redmi Note 8 Pro has 64MP ultra-high-resolution camera which is a Quad Camera with ultra-wide and macro lenses.
  • It includes Ultra wide-angle, wide-angle, macro and depth lenses.
  • It has a 20MP AI Selfie camera.
  • It has a Type-C connector.
  • It has USB 2.1 storage which is fast to read and write operations.
  • It supports Dual VoLTE with 2+1 dedicated microSD card slot.
  • It has IR remote control to control TV, AC etc.
  • It has 4500mAh battery comes with 18W fast charger in the box.

What I experienced with this phone?

  • I am very happy with Redmi Note 8 Pro.
  • It has a stylish and sleek design.
  • You will get with different colour options.
  • The gaming on this phone is mind-blowing, I played many heavy games such as Pubg Mobile, Call Of Duty, Asphalt 9, Farming Simulator 20 at Very High or Extreme Graphics Settings available for all games and it performs well. I didn't notice any kind of lag, frame drops etc.
  • If you play games continuously for many hours it might heat up to 42 to 45-degree Celcius but not overheats. The liquid cooling works well it cools phone quickly.
  • Now call quality is also good. I used it with Jio and Vodafone sim cards.
  • Most of the time Redmi Note 8 Pro loads all apps and games immediately fro RAM so it has good RAM optimization.
  • Now the weak point of this phone is it comes with a single speaker which has average audio. You will not get more volume that of others provides but it is Okay.
  • The battery 🔋 long life up to 9 hours for me. I used this phone as a primary device.
  • It takes almost 2.15 hours to get fully charged.
  • The camera is good but requires some optimization, which will be fixed through updates.


Overall, Redmi Note 8 Pro is one of the best smartphones at its price range. Definitely, it kills all other phones at this range for overall performance and gaming.
If you are searching for a phone which should have a good camera, processor, storage, battery then this phone is made for you. After buying this phone you will not tell it as deal-breaking smartphone, you love it. So I give 4.5 ratings out of 5.
So I hope this post will help you to decide whether Redmi Note 8 Pro is for you or not.

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