Xiaomi is always on the game of smartphones with its amazing gadgets packed with numerous features. They have been releasing quite a fascinating mid-range device. Redmi Note 8 was officially announced in August 2019. Finally, this device hit the Nepali market in November 20th, 2019. Redmi Note 8 is the toned-down version of Redmi Note 8 Pro and successor of highly-appreciated Redmi Note 7. This is indeed very good news for mid-range device lovers as this device is so many features. The price of Redmi Note 8 in Nepal is NPR 18,999 for a 4/64GB variant and NPR 23,999 for a 6/128GB variant. Let’s see what this device has to offer.
Redmi Note 8 Key Specifications
|Release Date||November 2019 [In Nepal]|
|Display||6.3 inches, IPS LCD, 1080 x 2340 pixels Protection: Gorilla Glass 5 [Front/ Back]|
|Chipset||Qualcomm SDM665 Snapdragon 665 (11 nm)|
|Memory||4/64 GB and 6/128 GB
Expansion up to 256 GB [Dedicated microSD slot]
|Primary Camera||48 MP, f/1.8, (main lens), PDAF + 8 MP, f/2.2, 13mm (ultrawide) + 2 MP, f/2.4 (dedicated macro camera) + 2 MP, f/2.4, depth sensor
Shoot Videos: 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30/60/120fps, 720p@960fps, gyro-EIS, HDR
|Selfie Camera||13 MP, f/2.0 Shoot Videos: 1080p@30fps, HDR|
|OS and UI||Android Pie (v9.0); MIUI 10|
|Battery||4000mAh 18-Watt Fast Charging|
|Colors Available||Crystal Blue, Crystal Green|
|Miscellaneous||Rear-mounted fingerprint sensor, 3.55mm Audiojack|
|Redmi Note 8 Price in Nepal||Rs. 18,999 (4/64GB)
Rs. 23,999 (6/128GB)
Design and Display
Redmi Note 8 flaunts its 6.3-inches IPS LCD display having a 1080 x 2340 pixel resolution. It has an 81.7% screen-to-body ratio. Right off bat, the eye-catching feature of this device is the protection of Gorilla Glass 5 on both the front and back of the device which is very rare to find on the mid-range devices. It has a near bezel-less display. On the front, there is a waterdrop notch that confines the selfie camera. The rear-mounted fingerprint sensor can also be found. Both the power button and the volume keys are allocated on the right edge. The 3.55mm audio jack and USB Type-C charging port are placed on the bottom edge.
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48MP AI Rear Quad Camera
Xiaomi is always on top of its camera features. Although Redmi Note 8 is a mid-range device, it has impressive camera features. The 13MP f/2.0 selfie camera is confined by the waterdrop notch. You can shoot HDR videos of 1080p@30fps with these lenses.
For the rear camera, we have 48 MP, f/1.8, (main lens), PDAF + 8 MP, f/2.2, 13mm (ultrawide) + 2 MP, f/2.4 (dedicated macro camera) + 2 MP, f/2.4, depth sensor quad camera setup. The rear quad camera is aligned vertically on the top-left corner of the device, beside lies an LED flash. To have an AI rear quad camera on the mid-range device is a true blessing. With these camera lenses, you can shoot HDR videos of 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30/60/120fps, 720p@960fps, and gyro-EIS.
Performance, Software, and Battery
Powering the Redmi Note 8 Snapdragon 665 (11 nm) is coupled with 4/6 GB of RAM. There is Adreno 640 as the GPU and Redmi Note 8 runs on Android 9 (Pie), MIUI 11 and slated to receive MIUI 12 update in the third batch.. For the storage variant, we have 64/128 GB. No need to worry about the storage because there’s a dedicated expansion slot up to 256 GB. For the battery, we have a massive 4000mAh battery power [similar to Oppo Reno 2F, Motorola One Macro, and Samsung Galaxy A20s]. To refuel this battery there’s an 18-Watt fast charging. It is available in Crystal Green and Crystal Blue Color. To have all of these features under the hood is unbelievable. Gaming performance on this device will be one hell of an experience for a budget device.
Redmi Note 8 Price in Nepal
Redmi Note is all set to hit the Nepali market in November 2019. This device surely packs all the features a user would look after at a reasonable price. From its rear quad camera setup to a massive 4000mAh battery is the prime of this device. The Redmi Note 8 price in India starts at INR 9,999 for 4/64GB and INR 12,999 for 6/128GB. With that said, the price of Redmi Note 8 in Nepal is set for Rs 18,999 for 4/64GB and Rs. 23,999 for 6/128GB variant. Redmi Note 8 surely is on its way to the best smartphone in Nepal under Rs 20,000 and under 25000 price segment.