Redmi Note 8 Pro was recently launched in India. In the Indian market, the newly-launched smartphone is up against Realme XT. It is to be noted that both Redmi Note 8 Pro and Realme XT are equipped with the 64-megapixel primary camera. Let’s compare the two smartphones.
Redmi Note 8 Pro
Redmi Note 8 Pro sports a 6.53-inch full-HD+ (1080x2340 pixels) screen with 19.5:9 aspect ratio, waterdrop-style notch and Gorilla Glass 5 on both front and back. The dual-SIM (Nano) Redmi Note 8 Pro runs on MIUI 10, based on Android 9 Pie.
The smartphone is powered by MediaTek's new gaming focussed Helio G90T SoC, paired with up to 8GB of RAM. The phone comes with liquid cooling support for the enhanced gaming experience. There are also features such as the Game Turbo 2.0 mode to please mobile gamers.
On the imaging front, Redmi Note 8 Pro sports four cameras at the back. It is the first smartphone to have a 64-megapixel main camera. The primary sensor is joined by the 8-megapixel wide-angle shooter and two 2-megapixel cameras. On the front, the smartphone houses the 20-megapixel selfie camera.
Connectivity options on the phone include Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth v5.0, GPS/ A-GPS, IR blaster, USB Type-C, and a 3.5mm headphone jack.
There are sensors such as an accelerometer, ambient light, gyroscope, proximity sensor, and a magnetometer. The smartphone also comes with a rear-facing fingerprint sensor.
Redmi Note 8 Pro packs a 4,500mAh battery with support of 18W fast charging. The phone measures 161.7x76.4x8.81mm and weighs 200 grams.
The price for the 6GB RAM + 64GB storage variant of Redmi Note 8 Pro in India has been set at Rs 14,999. While its 6GB RAM + 128GB storage option costs Rs 15,999, the top-of-the-line 8GB RAM + 128GB storage model carries a price tag of Rs 17,999.
The smartphone comes in Gamma Green, Halo White, and Shadow Black colour options. It will go on sale at 12 pm (IST) from October 21 via Amazon India, Mi.com, and Mi Home stores.
Realme XT sports a 6.4-inch full-HD+ (1080x2340 pixels) Super AMOLED screen with a waterdrop-style notch up front and 550nits brightness. It also features Corning Gorilla Glass 5 at the front and the back.
The smartphone runs on ColorOS 6.0 based on Android Pie. Realme XT is powered by octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 712 SoC, paired with up to 8GB of RAM and up to 128GB of onboard storage.
On the imaging front, Realme XT comes equipped with a quad-camera setup at the rear that includes a 64-megapixel Samsung ISOCELL Bright GW1 sensor with f/1.8 aperture. The smartphone also has an 8-megapixel wide-angle camera, a 2-megapixel macro camera, and a 2-megapixel depth sensor. On the front, the smartphone has a 16-megapixel selfie shooter.
Realme XT packs a 4,000mAh battery with support of 20W VOOC 3.0 fast charging. Realme XT has a USB Type-C port at the bottom along with a 3.5mm audio jack and a loudspeaker.
Connectivity options on the phone include Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz + 5GHz), Bluetooth v5, GPS + GLONASS, and more.
The device measures 158.7x75.16x8.55mm and weighs 183 grams. It has an in-display fingerprint scanner as well.
The price of 4GB RAM + 64GB storage model of Realme XT in India has been set at Rs 15,999. Whereas, the 6GB RAM + 64GB storage variant of Realme XT costs Rs 16,999 while the 8GB RAM + 128GB storage option of the smartphone costs Rs 18,999.
Realme XT is available for sale on Flipkart and Realme.com both. The smartphone is available in Pearl Blue and Pearl White colour options.