Redmi Note 8 has launched in Nepal. The most awaited value for money smartphone is also one of the best selling smartphones in Nepal right now. The Note 8 is a mid-tier phone under the Redmi Note 8 series which is undoubtedly affordable despite being more better than some other Redmi phones. The price of Redmi Note 8 in India is Rs. 11,999 for 6/64GB and INR 14,999 for 6/128GB variants. Redmi Note 8 was available for Rs. 18,999 for the base variant but due to recent lockdown and inflation, Xiaomi Nepal hiked the price of Note 8 by 2,000. After the price hike, Redmi Note 8 is available in Nepal at the price of Rs. 20,999 for 4/64GB and Rs. 23,999 for 6/128GB variants. This is also one of the best phones in Nepal under 30,000.
Redmi Note 8 Details
The Redmi Note 8 has a lot of great features that every other brand doesn’t provide in this price range. There’s a large Full HD+ display, a 48MP main camera with three other shooters, a decent battery, and a performing Snapdragon 665 chipset. So the phone has plenty of features and starts at just Rs. 20,999, makes it an even more appealing deal.
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Design and Display
Note 8 is a very good-looking smartphone with its gradient colors with a glass back. Xiaomi decided to entirely redo the aesthetics with the launch of Redmi Note 7. While the Note 7 still seems attractive, Xiaomi has chosen to step up with the design and build of the Note 8. The phone highlights a beautiful glass back that makes the phone look premium.
The phone comes with 6.3 inches IPS LCD panel with a Full HD+ display. The resolution of the display is 1080 x 2400 pixels. There is a little punch-hole cutout at the center top of the screen for a front-facing camera. The large display on the Redmi Note 8 is really good for viewing multimedia.
Hardware and Performance
Redmi Note 8 runs on tried and tested Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 SoC. The chipset is coupled with either 4 or 6GB of RAM. There are two options for the storage as well - 64 of 128GB. Talking about the performance of SD 665, it powers a wide range of devices like - Realme 5, Mi A3, Vivo U10, and some others.
You’ve options for the expandable storage with the use of a microSD card. In the software front, it runs on MIUI 11 on top of Android 9.0.
Redmi Note 8 houses a good set of cameras. There is a quad-camera setup at the back which is almost similar to that of Redmi Note 9 Pro. The phone includes a 48MP sensor along with 8MP ultrawide shooter, a 2 MP depth sensor as well as a 2MP macro sensor. The 48MP camera captures good-looking images when you use it in a well-lit environment, so if you like taking pictures outdoors or in natural surroundings, it is always fun with this large 48MP snapper.
For the selfie, you’ve 13MP front-facing camera, which is a high-res snapper for a budget phone, and the pictures from that camera are also good enough. You can shoot 4K videos at 30fps and 1080p videos at 30/60/120fps with the primary camera.
Battery, Connectivity and Others
Redmi Note 8 has a good-sized 4,000mAh, which is now standard in many entry-level and mid-range phones. The phone easily lasts for a day from a full charge, possibly even making you somewhat into the second day before you need to charge in again. For the charging, the phone supports 18W fast charging, which is good for the phone at this price range. The handset has a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner which is pretty fast.
Redmi Note 8 Specifications
- Design: Glass body front and back
- Display: 6.3” IPS LCD display with Full HD resolution (1080 x 2340 pixels)
- Rear Camera: Quad
- 48 MP primary lens with f/1.8 aperture & PDAF
- 8 MP Ultra-wide-angle lens with f/2.2 aperture
- 2MP edicated macro lens with f/2.4 aperture
- 2MP depth sensor with f/2.4 aperture
- Front Camera: 13MP with f/2.0 aperture
- Processor: Octa-core 11 nm Qualcomm Snapdragon 665
- GPU: Adreno 610
- RAM: 4 GB, 6GB
- Storage: 4GB/64GB and 6GB/128GB, expandable up to 256GB
- Battery: 4000 mAh, 18W Fast Charging
- Sensors: Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
Redmi Note 8 Price in Nepal and Availability
Redmi Note 8 is the best selling phone that is available in Nepal. Although Xiaomi Nepal has already launched Redmi Note 9, but this is still a good buy for 2020. This was launched in Nepal along with its sibling Redmi Note 8 Pro. The price of Redmi Note 8 in India is Rs. 11,999 for 4/64GB and 14,499 for 6/128GB variants. Redmi Note 8 is available in Nepal at the price of Rs. 20,999 for 4/64GB, and Rs. 23,999 for 6/128GB.
|Variants||Redmi Note 8 Price in India||Price in Nepal|
|Redmi Note 8 (4/64GB)||INR 11,999||Rs. 20,999|
|Redmi Note 8 (6/128GB)||INR 14,499||Rs. 23,999|
If you are looking for some refreshed or newer phones in this price range, newly launched Galaxy M31, Galaxy M21 can be a good option. Realme has also launched Realme C3 at cheap price and this is a good entry-level phone. Finally, don’t forget to check the latest price list of Xiaomi phones in Nepal as well.