Redmi Note 8 series launched locally, world first 64MP quad camera, Helio G90T from RM599!

After its initial appearance at China last month, Xiaomi officially brought the Redmi Note 8 series into Malaysia. It includes Redmi Note 8 and Note 8 Pro which is priced at RM599 and RM1099 respectively. If you grab the 6GB RAM Note 8 Pro, you could even get a BlackShark 2 gaming stick too!

Redmi Note 8 Pro:

  • 6.53 inch dew drop screen
  • Rear 64 megapixel + 8 megapixel (super wide angle) + 2 megapixel (macro) + 2 megapixel (depth of field)
  • Four camera combination
  • Front 20 megapixel lens
  • 6GB RAM+64/128GB ROM
  • MediaTek Helio G90T processor
  • 4500mAh battery
  • USB Type-C interface
  • 18W fast charge
  • 3.5mm headphone jack
  • Support NFC
  • Rear fingerprint recognition
  • IP52 waterproof
  • Copper tube liquid cooling
  • Infrared remote control function
  • Forest gren, pearl white,  mineral gray

Retails at:

  • 6+64GB:RM1099
  • 6+128GB:RM1199


Redmi Note 8:

  • 6.3 inch FHD dew drop screen
  • 48 megapixel + 8 megapixel (ultra wide angle) + 2 megapixel (2 macro) + 2 megapixel (depth of field) four camera combination
  • 13 megapixel front lens
  • Snapdragon 665 processor
  • 3/4GB RAM+32/64/128GB ROM
  • 4000mAh battery
  • USB Type-C interface
  • 18W fast charge
  • Back fingerprint recognition
  • Splash-proof design
  • Blue, black, white

Retails at:

  • 3+32GB:RM599
  • 4+64GB:RM799
  • 4+128GB:RM899

The Redmi Note 8 series features quad 3D curved glass surrounding the rear panel which gives it a good grab on the palm. The bezel is thin enough to offers them a 91.4% screen to body ratio.

It also brings MediaTek G90T processor as its powerhouse. It is designed for gaming and its performance is derived from Cortex A76 similarly from Kirin 810. GPU wise, it is using Mali G76 graphic processor with copper cooling method.

Besides, the Redmi Note 8 Pro brings in 6GB RAM, 64/128GB ROM, 4500mAh battery, 18W quickcharge with USB Type C, 3.5mm audio jack, rear fingerprint sensor, NFC.

There is also HyperEngine powered by MediaTek and Game Turbo 2.0 which optimizes visual quality, frame rate, touch responses for a optimized gameplay.

Redmi Note 8 Pro now features 64MP quad rear camera with Samsung ISOCELL GW1 sensor. It is capable of taking photo sized as a poster!

It is also the first 64MP camera in Malaysian market.

Apart from the primary camera, there is the 8MP wide angle camera, 2MP macro lens, 2MP depth of field lens with AI feature support. It is capable of capturing videos at 960fps, 4K high resolution and more. The front 20MP camera also supports AI mode and AI scene recognition.

Apart from the Redmi Note 8 Pro, Xiaomi also brings in Redmi Note 8 which features 6.3″ dew drop display, 48MP quad camera, 13MP front camera, Snapdragon 665 SoC with 4000mAh battery (& 18W quickcharge).

The pricing of both models and variants are as follow.

Redmi Note 8 Pro:

  • 6+64GB:RM1099
  • 6+128GB:RM1199(Free BlackShark joystick 2 for pre-order)

Redmi Note 8:

  • 3+32GB:RM599
  • 4+64GB:RM799(pre-order for free Mi True Wireless Earbuds Basic)
  • 4+128GB:RM899

Xiaomi also launches its 3 True Wireless Earbuds which are the Mi True Wireless Earphones, Mi True Wireless Earbuds and Mi True Wireless Earbuds Basic for RM329, RM179 and RM99 respectively.


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