Last updated on October 20, 2019
Xiaomi has announced four new smartphones in Singapore as part of the popular Redmi Note and Redmi series. Redmi Note 8 Pro in Singapore priced from SGD 329, following the mid-range device’s debut in China. The brand’s first-ever 64MP camera smartphone, Redmi Note 8 Pro features a quad camera setup making it an ideal companion for photographers. Together with the new MediaTek Helio G90T processor, which boast an AnTuTu scores of 283,333, Redmi Note 8 Pro is perfect for gamers and anyone seeking an accessible flagship-quality experience.
Redmi Note 8 is also announced to join the Redmi Note family. Starting from SGD 229, Redmi Note 8 comes with a 48MP ultra-high-resolution quad-camera setup and three stunning color variants. Redmi Note 8 is sure to impress with its high-end specifications and premium design.
At the same time, the bestselling Redmi series is launched with the all-new and upgraded Redmi 8 and Redmi 8A smartphones with improvements on all fronts. Both Redmi 8 and Redmi 8A ship with a massive 5000mAh battery, allowing users long hours of usage with every single charge. Xiaomi has once again set the standard for better customer experience by introducing USB Type-C 18W fast charging support for the first time in this price segment.
Allen An, Xiaomi Country Manager of Singapore & Malaysia said, “Xiaomi’s Redmi Note series are renowned the world over for its high quality flagship features with honest pricing. The series illustrates perfectly our philosophy of providing the latest technology for everyone at very attractive prices because we believe that everyone, regardless of their background, deserves to enjoy the latest technology. This has been in our DNA from day one.”
He continues, “At the same time, we are proud to introduce the Redmi 8 and Redmi 8A as part of the bestselling Redmi series. These two smartphones represent our dedication of providing the latest technologies at price points that are very inclusive to everyone. Not only the new Redmi series smartphones have long-lasting 5000mAh batteries, but we have also once again set the bar high for better customer experience by introducing USB Type-C 18W fast charging support for the first time in this price segment.”
Capture dazzling photos with Singapore’s first 64MP quad-camera
Redmi Note 8 Pro touts not just three, but four high-quality shooters, pioneering a new wave of quad-camera smartphones and the first in Singapore. Its ultra-high-resolution 64MP primary camera captures stunning photos that can print images up to 3.26 meters tall. It also uses 1.6μm 4-in-1 Super Pixel to capture more light for bright night shots. Meanwhile, an 8MP ultra-wide-angle camera with a 120° field of view, a 2MP macro camera and 2MP depth sensor come together to create Redmi’s most versatile camera yet.
Better yet, the 20MP front camera built-in AI technology lets users put their best face forward through detailed portrait selfies, scene detection and face unlock.
Durable build meets elegant design
Redmi Note 8 Pro sports Corning® Gorilla® Glass 5 on its front and back to safeguard against accidental falls and general wear and tear. For enhanced durability, the device also leverages IP52 splash-proof technology, offering effective protection against rain and sweat.
Equipped with a large 6.53” FHD+ Dot Drop display and rear fingerprint sensor, the device achieves a 91.4% screen-to-body ratio. The display is also TÜV Rheinland certified, providing protection against blue light and reducing the likeliness of visual fatigue. Redmi Note 8 Pro’s glossy frame and precise G3 curvature accommodate a comfortable grip, while its three elegant colour variants – Mineral Grey, Pearl White and Forest Green – are sure to suit any personality.
Optimal performance for a best-in-class gaming experience
Redmi Note 8 Pro is powered by the latest MediaTek Helio G90T processor, an octa-core CPU clocked up to 2.05GHz for extended everyday use. Meanwhile, the Arm Mali-G76 3EEMC4 GPU enables the ultimate gaming experience, with a max frequency of 800MHz and AI power up to 1TMACs. The device also features LiquidCool – the Redmi Note series’ first-ever LiquidCool technology – to facilitate high-speed, hassle-free gaming without overheating.
To top it off, Redmi Note 8 Pro is equipped with an additional WiFi X antenna for a more reliable internet connection, as well as 1217SLS speakers and a Smart PA for improved gaming audio.
High capacity 4500mAh battery ensures top-notch performance
Redmi Note 8 Pro packs an impressive 4500 mAh battery – the Redmi Note series highest power capacity to date. It’s also equipped with an array of features including power-saving mode and intelligent brightness adjustment to help users maximize battery capacity.
Moreover, Redmi Note 8 Pro offers 18W Type-C fast charging, multifunctional NFC, an IR blaster and a 3.5mm headphone jack.
Price and availability
Starting from 26 October 2019, Redmi Note 8 Pro will retail at SGD 329 for the 6GB+64GB version and SGD 369 for the 6GB+128GB version. It will come in three colours; Mineral Gray, Pearl White and Forest Green. Both versions will be available exclusively to Singtel and at selected stores and online platforms: