Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro Review, Specs and Price in Nigeria

Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro

Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro which was announced in August 2019 and released September 2019 is the advanced version of the Redmi Note 8. The smartphone sports a beautiful build with a water drop notch, fantastic performance, excellent gaming, reliable cameras, and an impressive battery life. The Redmi Note 8 Pro is available in Black, Red, Blue and White colour.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro Key Specs and Features

  • Display: 6.53 inch IPS infinity-V Display
  • Resolution: 1080 x 2340 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio (~395 ppi density)
  • Operating System: Android 9.0 (Pie); MIUI 10
  • CPU: Octa-core Mediatek Helio G90T (12nm), Mali-G76MC4
  • Memory: 64GB 6GB RAM, 128GB 6GB RAM, 128GB 8GB RAM
  • Rear Camera: 64MP + 8MP + 2MP + 2MP Quad Camera
  • Front Camera: 20MP Selfie Camera
  • Memory Card Slot: microSD, up to 256 GB (uses shared SIM slot)
  • Battery: 4000 mAh Non-removable Li-Po Battery

Xiaomi Note 8 Pro Review

Design & Display

Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro sports a combination of aluminum alloy and glass giving the smartphone a premium look. It measures 161.3 x 76.4 x 8.8 mm in dimensions and weighs 199g.

The water drop notch on the front offers a large screen display size of 6.53 inches with a resolution of 1080 x 2340 pixels and 395 PPI density. The Redmi Note 8 Pro is equipped with IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, display protection and it has 84.9% screen-to-body ratio. There’s a Gorilla Glass 5 on both the front and back sides of the smartphone for better protection in case of accidental falls.

The Cameras

Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro features a four (4) camera setup at the back: a large 64MP main sensor, a secondary 5MP wide angle lens, a tertiary 2MP depth sensor and the fourth 2MP dedicated macro camera lens, along with a dual-LED flash. The Redmi Note 8 Pro also comes with a single 20MP camera for taking amazing selfies and for video calling.

Hardware and Software

Redmi Note 8 Pro is powered by the Octa-core Mediatek G90T SoC, clocked at 2.0 GHz, along with Mali-G76 GPU. The Redmi Note 8 Pro runs on Android 9.0 Pie operating system with MIUI 10 user interface on top for gaming and graphics.

Redmi Note 8 Pro is equipped with either 6GB or 8GB RAM and 64GB or 128GB internal storage which is expandable up to 256 GB via a microSD card. One important feature to note in terms of memory is that the 6GB RAM option will be available across both of the 64GB and 128GB storage options, but the 8GB RAM option will only come with 128GB internal storage variant.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro is equipped with a 4500mAh non-removable battery capacity with 18W fast charging technology which promises to last a full day under normal usage. 


Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro features a USB Type C reversible connector for charging and files transfer, dual-band Wi-Fi Direct, Bluetooth 5.0 and dual SIM with 4G LTE Network.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro Full Specifications

General Features

Platform: Android 9.0 (Pie); MIUI 10

Processor: Octa-core Mediatek Helio G90T (12nm), 2.05GHz dual-core Cortex A76 and 1.95GHz hexa-core Cortex A55

GPU: Mali-G76MC4

Memory: 6 GB RAM or 8GB RAM

Colours: Black, Red, Blue, White

Dimension: 161.3 x 76.4 x 8.8 mm

Weight: 199 g

SIM Type: Nano-SIM

SIM Count: Hybrid Dual SIM


Display: 6.53 inch IPS infinity V Display, 1080 x 2340 pixels, 19.5:9 aspect ratio (~395 ppi density)

Screen Protection: Corning Gorilla Glass 5


Rear Camera: 64MP + 8MP + 2MP + 2MP Quad Camera, 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30fps/60fps/120fps, 720p@960fps Videos

Rear Camera Features: PDAF, Dual-LED Flash, HDR, Panorama

Front Camera: 20MP Camera, HDR, 1080p@30fps Video


Built-in Storage: 64GB / 128GB

Memory Card Support: Yes, up to 256 GB (uses shared SIM slot)

Bundled Cloud Storage: No

Network Support

2G GSM: Yes

2G CDMA 1X: Yes



4G LTE: Yes, LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 40(2300), 41(2500)

5G: No

Internet & Connectivity




HSPA+: Yes


4G LTE: Yes

5G: No

WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct

Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes

Bluetooth: Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE

NFC: Yes

Infrared Blaster: Yes

USB Port: USB 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector



Instant Messaging: Yes

Push Emails: Yes

Email Protocol: Yes


Music Player: Yes

Video Player: Yes

FM Radio: Yes

Loudspeaker: Yes

3.5mm Jack: Yes


Navigation: Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS

Maps: Yes

Sensors & Control

Digital Compass: Yes

Accelerometer: Yes

Proximity Sensor: Yes

Light Sensor: Yes

Barometer: No

SpO2: No

Pedometer: –

Heart Rate Monitor: No

Gyroscope: Yes

Fingerprint Scanner: Yes

Iris Scanner: No

Face Unlock: –

Stylus Pen: No

Intelligent Digital Assistant: Yes

Motion Sensing / Gesture Control:

Voice Control: Yes

Other Features

Video Streaming: Yes

Active Noise Cancellation: Yes, with dedicated mic

Wireless Charging: Yes

Built-in Mobile Payment: –

Water Resistant: No

Dust Resistant: No

Image Editor: Yes

Video Editor: Yes

Document Viewer: Yes

Document Editor: Yes


Battery: 4500 mAh Non-Removable Li-Po Battery

Talktime: –

Standby Time: –

Fast Charging: 18W (Quick Charge 4+)

Xiaomi Note 8 Pro Price in Nigeria

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro varies depending on the size of the RAM and in-built storage. The price of the 6GB/64GB variant of the Redmi Note 8 Pro in Nigeria is about ₦100,000 while the 6GB/128GB variant of the Redmi Note 8 Pro is about ₦113,000. You can get the Xiaomi Note 8 Pro on Jumia and Konga

See Also: Xiaomi Redmi Note 8: Review, Specifications & Price

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