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Xiaomi brought the cost-effective Redmi Note 8 series phone in Nepal. Among them, Redmi Note 8 is the best selling smartphone in Nepal for the period Q1 2020. Redmi Note 8 Pro, the highest spec version carries a quad-camera including 64 MP main lens, powerful Helio G90T processor, and massive 4500 mAh battery. The base price of Redmi Note 8 and Note 8 Pro in Nepal starts at Rs 19,999 and Rs 27,999. Find more details and all the updated prices of Redmi Note 8 and Redmi Note 8 Pro in Nepal.
Xiaomi says they have done a wide upgrade in terms of camera, processor, display, and micro SD support to the last year’s Redmi Note 7 series. Let’s see more in detail about both the device. Find the latest price list of all Xiaomi phones in Nepal.
First, let’s go with the Redmi Note 8 device first. Redmi Note 8 poses a 6.3-inch full-HD+ screen with a 19.5:9 aspect ratio, with a waterdrop notch. The Gorilla Glass 5 protects the device in both the front and back. The phone runs on the Snapdragon 665 chip, which is an 11 nm fabricated SoC. Redmi Note 8 phone has RAM of 4GB and 6 GB whereas the storage ranges from 64 GB to 128 GB.
The phone has a quad rear camera setup with 48 MP Main lens, 8 MP Ultrawide lens, 2MP macro camera, and 2 MP depth sensor. The trend has been starting to set for the macro camera as there are a bunch of other devices with this setup. Regarding the selfie camera, the phone boasts 13 MP within the notch.
As there is no under-display fingerprint scanner, the phone mounts a physical scanner at the back. Normally you don’t expect such specs on such an affordable phone but who knows it may come to this range later.
The phone has a 4000 mAH battery with 18W fast charging through USB type C. Redmi Note 8 ensures you from using your existing headphone through the presence of a 3.5 mm headphone jack.
As known, there are three different colors of the Redmi Note 8 phone: Dream Blue, Meteorite Black, and White.
Now let’s have an overview of the highest-end among the duo. Redmi Note 8 Pro is a gaming-focused device, as it is powered by powerful MediaTek Helio G90T SoC. The phone has a 6.53-inch Full HD+ screen, with 19.5:9 aspect ratio, and 91.4 % screen to body ratio. This means they have put the screen wider in the body with slimmer bezels. The RAM/storage variant of the Redmi Note 8 pro are: 6GB/64 GB, 6 GB/128GB and 8GB/128GB.
Great gaming power also requires some cooling mechanisms for which the phone has a liquid cooling chamber to cool down the device.
The phone also has a quad-camera setup but with a 64 MP main camera sensor (Samsung ISOCELL Bright GW1 sensor). This should be the first device to launch with a 64MP quad-camera, which is brought in collaboration with Samsung. As the camera aperture is f/1.7, we can expect better camera performance in low lighting. All other cameras are the same as that of Redmi Note 8. The quad-camera setup is also different from that of Redmi Note 8, as it stands in the middle of the phone’s rear.
The Selfie shooter on the phone is of 20 MP with AI capabilities. The phone also bumps in the battery size which is 4500 mAh which also has the 18 Watt fast charging capability. The phone has an IP rating of IP52 for limited water and dust resistance.
Regarding the colors, Redmi Note 8 Pro comes in Pearl White, Ice Emerald, and Electric Light Grey colors. They also have a World of Warcraft edition of the phone. Although the phone supports NFC in China, there is a different version without NFC in Nepal.
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The Redmi Note 8 & 8 pro phones are available to buy in Nepal. The price of 4GB/64GB Redmi Note 8 phone version is NRs 19,999 whereas for 6GB/128GB the price is NRs 24,999. This is the latest price after the May 1 hike by Xiaomi. Here is the price range of different versions of the Redmi Note 8 phone in Nepal.
Redmi Note 8 phone is also the best phone that is priced under Rs. 30,000 in Nepal.
|S.N||Redmi Note 8 Version||Price in Nepal
|1||Redmi Note 8 4GB+64GB||19,999|
|2||Redmi Note 8 6GB+128GB||23,999|
The Nepal price of Redmi Note 8 pro for 6GB/64GB variant is NRs 27,999, for 6GB/128GB is NRs 30,999 and for 8GB/128GB version is NRs 33,999. We suggest you check out Redmi Note 9 Pro, which is now available in Nepal.
|S.N||Redmi Note 8 Pro Version||Price in Nepal
|1||Redmi Note 8 Pro 6GB+64GB||27,999|
|2||Redmi Note 8 Pro 6GB+128GB||30,999|
|3||8GB+128GB Redmi Note 8 Pro||33,999|
Regarding the price in Nepal, as Xiaomi brings those devices here from India, we got almost the same equivalent price as that of India. Here, the Nepali price is little around 3K higher than that of Indian/China price. This had happened with a couple of other devices like Redmi Note 7 Pro and Redmi K20 Pro.
Redmi Note 8 Pro is good for all the people who either love photography or gaming. The Alexa built-in also helps to control all of your smart devices from your phone. The phones are available to buy online from Daraz and Sastodeal (Not in this lockdown period). The phones are now also available in all offline stores across the country.
If you are looking for an affordable phone from Xiaomi, We recommend having a look at Redmi 8 and 8 A phones. Realme is also expected to launch Realme XT here in Nepal anytime soon. XT is one of the strong competitors of Redmi Note 8 Pro so the choice is yours.
If you want to buy the latest and above-average mid-ranger phone from Xiaomi, then we suggest you check Mi Note 10 lite.
Tell us what do you think of Redmi Note 8 duo phones and the price in Nepal, in the comment below.