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Xiaomi Note 8 series, now available in the Philippines

Xiaomi recently launched two powerful smartphones under its Redmi Note series: the Redmi Note 8 and Redmi Note 8 Pro.

The Mid-Ranger King

The Redmi Note 8 in neptune blue

Dubbed as the first-ever 64 MP quad-camera smartphone in the Philippines, Redmi Note 8
Pro features a super AI quad-camera setup composed with primary a 64 MP Samsung GW1 sensor that can print photos up to 3.26 meters tall, 8 MP ultra-wide-angle lens, 2 MP macro lens, and a 2 MP depth camera sensor. These cameras complement each other to capture stunning photos even at night. Allowing users to put their best face forward, the smartphone is also equipped with a 20 MP AI camera that has scene detection, allows facial unlock, and delivers sharper portrait selfies. It is powered by the latest MediaTek Helio G90T processor, an octa-core CPU clocked up to 2.05GHz for extended everyday use. Upgrades from the previous version include a large 6.53-inch FHD+ Dot Drop display that maximizes screen-to-body ratio to 91.4 percent, 18 W fast-charging through its USB Type-C port, Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection, and TÜV Rheinland certified blue light protection for a comfortable viewing experience.

The device also features LiquidCool technology to facilitate high-speed, hassle-free gaming without overheating.

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The Redmi Note 8 Pro in forest green

A younger sibling of the Redmi Note 8 Pro, the Redmi Note 8 also sports a quad-camera setup. It has a  48 MP primary, 8 MP ultra-wide, 2 MP macro lens, and 2 MP depth cameras to capture stunning images at any distance. It also has a 13 MP front camera with an f/2.0 aperture, built-in AI technology, and a panorama selfie mode that can capture group images without cropping anyone out. Offering an incredibly immersive experience, the smartphone boasts a 6.3-inch Dot Drop display with a 2.5D rounded rear glass design. It has 4,500 mAh battery that supports fast-charging up to 18W, built with
Corning Gorilla Glass 5, features LiquidCool technology, and has blue light protection to keep users from eye strain.

The Redmi Note 8 Pro and Redmi Note 8 is now available at the Mi Authorized Stores and Lazada. The Redmi Note 8 Pro comes in stunning colors of forest green, mineral gray, and pearl white in 6 GB RAM + 64 GB internal memory and 6 GB RAM + 128 GB internal memory variants for PHP 11,490 and PHP 12,990. Meanwhile, the Redmi Note 8 in space black, neptune blue, and moonlight white is available in three variants: 3 GB RAM + 32 GB internal memory, 4 GB RAM+ 64 GB internal memory,  and 4 GB RAM + 128 GB internal memory for PHP 7,990, PHP 8,990, and PHP 9,990 respectively.