Xiaomi has officially confirmed that the Redmi Note 8 Pro will be announced in India on October 16. After its launch in China back in August, the phone has been slowly expanding to markets in Asia and Europe. But the phone’s launch has been most awaited in India where the Redmi Note series has always been a best seller.
At the end of the Redmi 8 launch event today, the company confirmed the launch date for the Redmi Note 8 Pro. It also revealed some of its features such as a 64MP sensor in a quad-camera setup at the back, MediaTek’s gaming-centric SoC, and powerful cooling. Expect the Redmi Note 8 Pro India version to be identical to the global versions, except for its memory configurations.Editor’s Pick: MediaTek Helio G90T vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 730G: Gaming Chipsets Compared!
Both models namely the Redmi Note 8 and Note 8 Pro should meet us at the October 16 event in India. The Redmi Note 8 will come with Snapdragon 665, a 48MP triple camera setup, and a 4000mAh battery. On the other hand, the Redmi Note 8 Pro will be targeted at heavy users with MediaTek G90T gaming-centric processor, a 64MP quad-camera setup, and a larger 4500mAh battery. MediaTek had earlier revealed that the G90T will change the perception of the company in India with the Redmi Note 8 Pro. In this regard, the chipmaker was also quick to release the kernel source for the device.
With the Redmi Note 8 series releasing on October 16, the independent brand would have released four smartphones in India in a span of 20 days! The timing is actually perfect given how all these new models will be available before the Diwali season in India.
The Redmi Note 8 series is already available in European markets like Ukraine, Germany, and Spain, alongside Asian markets like Malaysia. The Indonesian launch is scheduled a day after the India launch, on October 17.UP NEXT: Xiaomi Mi Power Bank 3 50W officially goes on sale in China for 299 Yuan ($42)