Xiaomi Launches Redmi Note 8 Series, Redmi 8 Series

Xiaomi announces 4 new handsets in Singapore. They are are the Redmi Note 8 Pro, Redmi Note 8, Redmi 8A and Redmi 8. All of them are really affordable.

As what Xiaomi has been doing, they provide phones that, in my opinion, has good specs and good value for money.

Price and availability

Redmi Note 8 Pro

Starting from 26th 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.

Redmi Note 8

Redmi Note 8 will retail at SGD 229 for the 3GB+32GB version, SGD 269 for the 4GB+64GB version and SGD 299 for the 4GB+128GB version. It will come in three colours: Space Black, Neptune Blue and Moonlight White.

The 4GB+64GB version of the Redmi Note 8 will be available starting from 18th October 2019.

The 3GB+32GB and 4GB+128GB versions will be available later on the final week of October 2019.

All three versions of the Redmi Note 8 will be on sale at all Singapore Authorize Mi Stores and online at Lazada and Shopee.

Redmi 8

Redmi 8 comes in Onxy Black, Ruby Red and Sapphire Blue colour variants. The 3GB+32GB variant and 4GB+64GB variant will be priced at SGD 179 and SGD 199 respectively. Similar to Redmi Note 8 Pro, Redmi 8 will be available exclusively to Singtel and at selected stores and online platforms.

Redmi 8A

Redmi 8A will be available in Midnight Black, Sunset Red and Ocean Blue colour variants. The 2GB+32GB version will be available for SGD 149.

Redmi 8A will be available on the final week of October 2019 at all Singapore Authorize Mi Stores and online at Lazada and Shopee.

  • Mi Store @ Suntec City Mall
  • Mi Store @ Funan
  • Mi Store @ Vivo
  • Mi Store @ Bedok Mall
  • Mi Store @ Heartland Mall
  • Mi Store @ Eest Point Mall
  • Mi Store @ Tiong baru Plaza
  • Mi Store @ Bukit Panjang Plaza
  • Mi Store @ JEM
  • Lazada Xiaomi Flagship Store
  • Shopee Mi Preferred Store

For more information, please refer to the Press Release below.

Press Release

Xiaomi unveils Redmi Note 8 Pro, the first 64 MP quad camera setup in Singapore

  • Starting from SGD 329, Redmi Note 8 Pro features 64 MP quad camera setup and the latest MediaTek Helio G90T processor
  • Starting from SGD 229, Redmi Note 8 comes with a 48MP ultra high-resolution quad camera setup
  • Also launched are Redmi 8 and Redmi 8A, which boasts a massive 5000mAh battery, starting from SGD 149

Singapore, 18th October 2019 – Xiaomi today 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 are 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, 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 color 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 26th 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:

  • Mi Store @ Suntec City Mall
  • Mi Store @ Funan
  • Mi Store @ Vivo
  • Mi Store @ Bedok Mall
  • Mi Store @ Heartland Mall
  • Mi Store @ Eest Point Mall
  • Mi Store @ Tiong baru Plaza
  • Mi Store @ Bukit Panjang Plaza
  • Mi Store @ JEM
  • Lazada Xiaomi Flagship Store
  • Shopee Mi Preferred Store

Redmi Note 8: 48MP Quad Camera All-Star

Equipped with a 6.3” Dot Drop Display with 2.5D curved glass design, Redmi Note 8 offers an incredibly immersive FHD+ visual experience that achieves an impressive 90% screen-to-body ratio. The TÜV Rheinland-certified display offers a comfortable viewing experience by filtering out blue light and helping protect users from prolonged eye strain.

Users can expect upgraded durability as the devices also tout Corning® Gorilla® Glass 5 protection — front and back — safeguarding against accidental falls and general wear and tear.

Besides, Redmi Note 8 is also covered in a special nano-coating to make the device splash-resistant.

Performance shines through with a powerful chipset and high-capacity battery Redmi Note 8 runs on the powerful Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 665 chipset. The chipset enhances overall user experience through its advanced AI technology, and improvements in power-efficiency ensure peak performance that will last all day.

In addition, Redmi Note 8 boasts high-capacity 4,000mAh battery and offers up to 18W charging over USB Type-C. The unique self-cleaning speaker function also expels dust and debris through low-frequency sonic pulses — another testament to Xiaomi’s dedication towards providing high-quality products.

Price and availability

Redmi Note 8 will retail at SGD 229 for the 3GB+32GB version, SGD 269 for the 4GB+64GB version and SGD 299 for the 4GB+128GB version. It will come in three colours: Space Black, Neptune Blue and Moonlight White.

The 4GB+64GB version of the Redmi Note 8 will be available starting from 18th October 2019.

The 3GB+32GB and 4GB+128GB versions will be available later on the final week of October 2019.

All three versions of the Redmi Note 8 will be on sale at all Singapore Authorize Mi Stores and online at Lazada and Shopee.

Redmi 8 and Redmi 8A: 5000mAh battery champion

With a 6.22-inch (15.8cm) HD+ Dot Drop display, Redmi 8 and Redmi 8A feature an aspect ratio of 19:9, promising an immersive experience and overall ergonomics. Wrapped in glass-like materials, Redmi 8 provides a premium hands-on feel with a polished and glossy surface, while Redmi 8A comes in a fine, textured matt finish with excellent grip and at the same time, reducing fingerprint residues to a minimum.

With the aforementioned 5000mAh high-capacity two-day battery, both Redmi 8 and Redmi 8A come with support for 18W fast charging support on the Type-C port (10W fast charger inside the box), and Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 439 octa-core chipset as processor. Each model offers a 2+1 dual SIM slot with dedicated microSD card support that allows storage expansion up to 512GB.

Redmi 8 and Redmi 8A Quick Specs:

Price and availability

Redmi 8 comes in Onxy Black, Ruby Red and Sapphire Blue colour variants. The 3GB+32GB variant and 4GB+64GB variant will be priced at SGD 179 and SGD 199 respectively. Similar to Redmi Note 8 Pro, Redmi 8 will be available exclusively to Singtel and at selected stores and online platforms:

  • Mi Store @ Suntec City Mall
  • Mi Store @ Funan
  • Mi Store @ Vivo
  • Mi Store @ Bedok Mall
  • Mi Store @ Heartland Mall
  • Mi Store @ Eest Point Mall
  • Mi Store @ Tiong Baru Plaza
  • Mi Store @ Bukit Panjang Plaza
  • Mi Store @ JEM
  • Lazada Xiaomi Flagship Store
  • Shopee Mi Preferred Store

Redmi 8A will be available in Midnight Black, Sunset Red and Ocean Blue colour variants. The 2GB+32GB version will be available for SGD 149.

Redmi 8A will be available on the final week of October 2019 at all Singapore Authorize Mi Stores and online at Lazada and Shopee.

About Xiaomi Corporation

Xiaomi Corporation was founded in April 2010 and listed on the Main Board of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange on July 9, 2018 (1810.HK). Xiaomi is an internet company with smartphones and smart hardware connected by an Internet of Things (IoT) platform at its core.

With the vision of being friends with its users and being the “coolest company” in the hearts of its users, Xiaomi is committed to continuous innovation, with an unwavering focus on quality and efficiency. The company relentlessly builds amazing products with honest prices to let everyone in the world enjoy a better life through innovative technologies.
Xiaomi is currently the world’s fourth-largest smartphone brand, and has established the world’s largest consumer IoT platform, with more than 196 million smart devices connected to this platform, excluding smartphones and laptops. Currently, Xiaomi products are present in more than 80 countries and regions around the world and have a leading foothold in many of them.

In July 2019, Xiaomi for the first time made the Fortune Global 500 list, ranking 468th among all, and 7th in the Internet Services and Retailing category. It is also the youngest Global 500 company of 2019.