Xiaomi gears up for 64MP quad camera phone


Xiaomi recently launched two powerful smartphones in the country--the Redmi Note 8 and Redmi Note 8 Pro. Introducing the first-ever 64MP quad-camera smartphone in the Philippines, Redmi Note 8 Pro features a quad camera setup with a powerful LiquidCool system, making it an ideal companion for photographers, gamers, and anyone seeking an accessible flagship-quality experience while Redmi Note 8 is sure to impress with its high-end specifications, premium design, and a 48MP camera set up with an entry level price. 

Redmi Note 8 and Redmi Note 8 Pro are packed with 4,000mAh battery and 4,500mAh battery, respectively. Both support Type-C fast charging up to 18W Type-C, built with Corning Gorilla Glass 5, and provide a comfortable viewing experience with their TÜV Rheinland certified blue light protection.

“The Redmi Note series is among Xiaomi’s most popular devices, with the Redmi Note 7 becoming the best-selling smartphone in the recent 9.9 online sales events in the Philippines,” Steven Shi, Xiaomi’s Head of Southeast Asia, said. “As we move into the new era of smartphone photography, Xiaomi pioneers the 64MP quad camera smartphone in the Philippines with Redmi Note 8 Pro, and offers one of the best bang-for-buck quad-camera phones in the market with Redmi Note 8. These devices strengthen the company’s commitment to provide amazing products at honest prices.”

Redmi Note 8 Pro’s 64MP Quad Camera

Redmi Note 8 Pro touts four high quality shooters. Its ultra-high resolution 64MP primary camera captures stunning photos that can be printed 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. The 20MP front camera’s built-in AI technology lets users put their best face forward through detailed portrait selfies, scene detection, and face unlock. 

Equipped with a large 6.53” FHD+ Dot Drop display and rear fingerprint sensor, the device achieves a 91.4% screen-to-body ratio. 

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. The device also features LiquidCool – the Redmi Note series’ first ever LiquidCool technology – to facilitate high-speed, hassle-free gaming without overheating. 

Redmi Note 8 is a photography powerhouse, sporting a quad camera setup on the rear. Its 48MP ultra high-resolution primary camera features a ½-inch sensor with an f/1.79 aperture and 79.4° field of view. Meanwhile, its 8MP ultra-wide camera with 120° field of view, 2MP macro lens, and 2MP depth sensor join forces to capture stunning images at any distance. It also has a 13MP selfie camera with an f/2.0 aperture, and built-in AI technology. It also has a panorama selfie feature -- a first for the Redmi Note series. -- that can capture group images without cropping anyone out. 

Equipped with a 6.3” Dot Drop Display with 2.5D rounded rear glass design, Redmi Note 8 offers an incredibly immersive FHD+ visual experience that achieves a 90% screen-to-body ratio. 

Redmi Note 8 runs on the powerful Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 665 chipset to enhance the  overall user experience through its advanced AI technology, and improvements in power-efficiency ensure peak performance that will last all day. 

Coming soon to the country

Redmi Note 8 Pro and Redmi Note 8 will go on sale at the Mi Authorized Stores and Lazada starting October 12.  Redmi Note 8 Pro will come in Forest Green, Mineral Gray, and Pearl White in 6GB+64GB and 6GB+128GB for P 11,490 and P12,990, respectively. Meanwhile, Redmi Note 8 in Space Black, Neptune Blue, and Moonlight White will be available in 4GB+64GB for P8,990. The Redmi Note 8 3GB+32GB for P7,990 and 4GB+128GB for P9,990 respectively will be available soon.