India’s first Alexa built-in smartphone, Redmi Note 8 Pro goes on sale today
Xiaomi’s Redmi Note 8 Pro, is India's first smartphone to launch with Amazon Alexa Built-in. It goes on sale on 21st October, i.e. today at 12 noon on Amazon.in. Redmi Note 8 Pro will enable users to interact and execute several tasks including but not limited to play music, getting news update, control smart home devices, check the weather in real-time and also select from thousands of Alexa Skills by simply saying the “Alexa” wake word.
Redmi Note 8 Pro will be available in 6GB + 64GB, 6GB + 128GB and 8GB + 128GB storage variants for Rs 14,999, Rs 15,999 and Rs 17,999 respectively.
With a powerful 64MP quad camera setup paired with an equally capable chipset, Redmi Note 8 Pro is an absolute beast. The camera setup extends to the front with a 20MP selfie shooter.
The octa-core Helio G90T mobile platform brings unprecedented gaming capability to this segment. With a refreshed Aura Design featuring an exquisite Gamma Green colour and dual Corning Gorilla Glass 5, Redmi Note 8 Pro is a rare combination of a beautiful, ergonomic design with beastly insides. A full HD+ 16.5 cm (6.53) Dot Notch display with a 19.5:9 aspect ratio headlines the front with thin bezels across all sides. The rear facade of Redmi Note 8 Pro sports 3D curved glass, creating an ergonomic hand feel with a thickness of only 8.8 mm. All-day battery life has been a hallmark of the Note series and this time a 4500mAh battery 18W charger in box ensures one gets the best of gaming and photography all day long.
Big on computing prowess
Helio G90T features a 6+2 architecture comprising of six ARM Cortex-A-55 cores, clocked up to 2.0GHz, while two Cortex-A76 cores clocked 2.05GHz ensure the heavy lifting is done without breaking a sweat. This is paired with a quad-core Mali G76 GPU clocked at a mighty 800MHz to ensure gaming performance that sets new benchmarks in this segment. This allows Redmi Note 8 Pro to post an impressive AnTuTu V8 score of 284,872 points. Xiaomi’s improved LiquidCool Technology ensures that peak performance stays for a longer duration by reducing the operating temperature. Paired with up to 8GB of LPDDR4X RAM, Redmi Note 8 Pro makes for a formidable gaming smartphone. An additional WiFi X antenna allows for uninterrupted gaming, and means that Redmi Note 8 Pro ships with TÜV Rheinland’s network latency certification.
64MP Quad Camera setup that goes across perspectives
For the first time ever, the Redmi Note series features a camera array consisting of four cameras. This includes a 64MP main camera, an ultra-wide angle lens with a 120-degree field of view, a depth sensor and a macro lens that allows you to go as close as 2cm to the subject, for photos as well as videos. This makes Redmi Note 8 Pro an extremely versatile imaging tool, allowing users to capture a multitude of perspectives and scenes. As the first 64MP smartphone in the world, Redmi Note 8 Pro makes use of sophisticated imaging technology to ensure pictures are captured in a sharp, detailed and extremely colour-accurate manner. In low light, Redmi Note 8 Pro’s main camera automatically triggers Super Pixel, thereby combining information from four pixels into one, giving users 16MP shots with incredible details.
4500mAh battery with 18W charging out of the box
Redmi Note 8 Pro features a larger capacity 4500 mAh battery, but also comes with support for 18W fast charging over USB Type-C out of the box. What’s more, users will be able to take advantage of 18W fast charging right out of the box.