The Xiaomi Redmi Note 8T is a refresh version of the Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 that was announced in India, China and other countries including Nigeria. The handset was announced in Europe parading a similar design with the Redmi Note 8. This handset will be exclusive in Europe.
Where to Buy Xiaomi Redmi Note 8T
Xiaomi Redmi Note 8T Key Specs and Features
- 6.3 inch IPS Display, 1080 x 2340 pixels (409 ppi)
- Android 9.0 Pie
- Octa-core Qualcomm SDM665 Snapdragon 665
- 48 MP + 8 MP + 2 MP + 2 MP Rear Quad Camera
- 13 MP Front Camera
- 3GB RAM / 4GB RAM
- 32GB / 64GB / 128GB Built-in Storage
- Fingerprint Scanner
- 4G LTE network
- 4000 mAh Non Removable Battery
Design and Display
Coming to the body design, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 8T is built to be premium. This Redmi Note handset sport glass both on the back and front. It has a smooth panel that houses the camera, an LED flash and also a fingerprint scanner.
It measures 161.1 x 75.4 x 8.6 mm in dimensions and weight 200 grams. The Redmi Note 8T comes with a waterdrop notch that hosts the front camera. The phone offers a large display screen size of 6.3 inches with IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen.
The screen has a resolution of 1080 x 2340 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio and 409 PPI density. There’s also display protection of corning gorilla glass 5.
On the camera aspect, the handset packs a quad-camera system. You will get an impressive 48MP Samsung GM1 primary camera + 8MP 120° ultrawide angle camera + 2MP depth sensor and lastly is 2MP Macro camera.
The camera features LED flash, HDR, panorama and it’s capable of shooting 4K video quality. The front camera of 13 MP has AI beautify, AI portrait mode, panorama selfie, and Face Unlock as an added security feature.
Hardware and Software
Under the hood is a Qualcomm SDM665 Snapdragon 665 built on 11 nm process technology with an octa-core processor clocking at a speed of 2.0 GHz.
It has Adreno 610 GPU for graphics and gaming. The Android phone is powered by the Android 9.0 Pie operating system with MIUI 10 user interface on top.
As for the memory, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 8T is available in a different storage unit. The first has 32GB with 3GB RAM, another with 64GB and 4GB RAM, while the bigger one comes with generous inbuilt storage of 128GB and 4GB RAM.
You can still expand the memory with a micro SD card up to 256GB. The Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro still offers a more premium performance than the 8T.
Battery and Network
The Xiaomi Redmi Note 8T has an 18W charger to charge the 4000mAh battery with NFC. It also has an IR blaster, 3.5mm audio jack, and a USB Type-C port.
The dual SIM on the Xiaomi phone has support for 4G LTE Network. You will also get WiFi, WiFi Direct, hotspot, Bluetooth, FM radio and A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS for navigation.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 8T Price And Availability
The Xiaomi Redmi Note 8T is now available for $137 depending on the location. It will be available for purchase in Spain, Italy, France, Germany, the UK, Luxembourg, Belgium, and the Netherlands.
When available in Nigeria, the Redmi Note 8T is expected to sell for 50,000 Naira, while in Ghana it will cost around 750 GHS and about 14,000 KES in Kenya.
This Redmi phone will be shipped in amazing colors such as Stellar blue, Moon white, and Midnight gray.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 8T Specs
Here are a few specs of the Xiaomi Redmi Note 8T:
- Platform: Android 9.0 Pie
- Processor: Qualcomm SDM665 Snapdragon 665, Octa-core (4×2.0 GHz Kryo 260 Gold & 4×1.8 GHz Kryo 260 Silver)
- GPU: Adreno 610
- Memory: 3GB RAM / 4GB RAM
- Colours: Stellar blue, Moon White, Midnight gray
- Dimension: 161.1 x 75.4 x 8.6 mm
- Weight: 200 g
- SIM Type: Nano-SIM, dual stand-by
- SIM Count: Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
- Display: 6.3 inch, 1080 x 2340 pixels, 409 PPI and IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
- Screen Protection: Yes
- Foldable Display: No
- Rear Camera: 48 MP (wide) + 8 MP (ultrawide) + 2 MP (macro) + 2 MP (depth) Camera, 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30/60/120fps Videos
- Rear Camera Features: LED flash, HDR, panorama, PDAF
- Front Camera: 13 MP Camera
- Built-in Storage: 32GB / 64GB / 128GB
- Memory Card Support: Yes, up to 256GB
- Bundled Cloud Storage: –
- 2G GSM: Yes
- 2G CDMA 1X: Yes
- 3G WCDMA: Yes
- 3G CDMA EVDO: Yes, HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
- 4G LTE: Yes, LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800), 28(700), 38(2600), 40(2300)
- 5G: No
Internet & Connectivity
- GPRS: Yes
- EDGE: Yes
- 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes
- HSPA+: Yes
- CDMA EVDO: Yes
- 4G LTE: Yes
- 5G: No
- WLAN: Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
- Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
- Bluetooth: Yes
- NFC: Yes
- Infrared Blaster: Yes
- USB Port: Yes, 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, USB On-The-Go
- SMS/MMS: Yes
- 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: –
- SpO2: No
- Pedometer: No
- Heart Rate Monitor: No
- Gyroscope: Yes
- Fingerprint Scanner: Yes (Raer)
- Iris Scanner: No
- Face Unlock: Yes
- Stylus Pen: No
- Intelligent Digital Assistant: Yes
- Motion Sensing / Gesture Control: Yes
- Voice Control: Yes
- Video Streaming: Yes
- Active Noise Cancellation: Yes
- Wireless Charging: No
- Built-in Mobile Payment: –
- Water Resistant: No
- Dust Resistant: No
- Image Editor: Yes
- Video Editor: Yes
- Document Viewer: Yes
- Document Editor: Yes
- Battery: 4000 mAh Non Removable Battery
- Talktime: –
- Standby Time: –
- Fast Charging: Yes