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Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Spec & Price in South Africa

Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 price and specifications and review in South Africa.


Xiaomi Redmi Note8 as a phablet features a 6.3-inch display which affords you a vivid and different visual experience. With 5 cameras, 48.0MP + 8.0MP + 2.0MP + 2.0MP back camera and 13.0MP front camera, you can enjoy images with 2340 x 1080 high resolution.

It comes with most of the features we’ve come to expect from a phablet, including 4GB RAM 64GB ROM storage equipped with MIUI 10 Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 and 4000mAh big capacity battery that you can play games faster.

Redmi Note 8 Specifications



Technology: GSM / HSPA / LTE


  • Dimensions:158.3 x 75.3 x 8.4 mm (6.23 x 2.96 x 0.33 in)
  • Weight: 190 (6.70 oz)
  • Build: Glass front (Gorilla Glass 5), glass back (Gorilla Glass 5), plastic frame
  • SIM: Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)


  • Type: IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colours
  • Size: 6.3 inches, 97.4 cm2 (~81.7% screen-to-body ratio)
  • Resolution: 1080 x 2340 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio (~409 ppi density)
  • Protection: Corning Gorilla Glass 5


  • Operating System: Android 9.0 (Pie); MIUI 11
  • Chipset: Qualcomm SDM665 Snapdragon 665 (11 nm)
  • CPU: Octa-core (4×2.0 GHz Kryo 260 Gold & 4×1.8 GHz Kryo 260 Silver)
  • GPU: Adreno 610


  • Card Slot: microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot)
  • Internal: 32GB 3GB RAM, 64GB 4GB RAM, 64GB 6GB RAM, 128GB 4GB RAM, 128GB 6GB RAM

Main Camera 

  • Quad: 48 MP, f/1.8, 26mm (wide), 1/2.0″, 0.8µm, PDAF
  • 8 MP, f/2.2, 13mm (ultrawide), 1/4.0″, 1.12µm
  • 2 MP, f/2.4, 1/5″, 1.75µm (dedicated macro camera)
  • 2 MP, f/2.4, 1/5″, 1.75µm, depth sensor
  • Features: LED flash, HDR, panorama
  • Video: 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30/60/120fps, 720p@960fps; gyro-EIS

Selfie Camera 

  • Single: 13 MP, f/2.0, (wide), 1/3.1″, 1.12µm
  • Features: HDR, panorama
  • Video: 1080p@30fps


  • Loudspeaker: Yes
  • 3.5mm jack: Yes
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  • WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
  • Bluetooth: 4.2, A2DP, LE
  • GPS: Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
  • Infrared port: Yes
  • Radio: FM radio
  • USB: 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, USB On-The-Go


  • Sensors: Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass


  • Non-removable Li-Po 4000 mAh battery
  • Charging: Fast battery charging 18W

Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Price

Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 price in South Africa starts at around R 2,700 for the 32GB model and R 3,600.00 for the 64GB model.

Redmi Note 8 Product Review and Features

Touchscreen Yes
Contrast ratio (typical) 1500:1 (typ)
Display type 6.3” (diagonally)* Dot Drop Full Screen Display
Display resolution 2340 x 1080
Internal storage capacity 64 GB
Internal RAM 4GB
Internal ROM 64GB ROM
Rear camera aperture number f/1.75 aperture, 6 piece lens, AF, supports 4-in-1 Super Pixel (12MP, 1.6?m)
Flash type Single-tone flash
Front camera 13MP
Wi-Fi Yes
Wi-Fi standards 802.11a/b/g/n/ac
3G Yes
4G Yes
2G standards GSM
Bluetooth Yes
Bluetooth version Bluetooth 4.2
Operating system installed Android
Accelerometer Yes
Ambient light sensor Yes
FM radio Yes
Short Message Service (SMS) Yes
E-mail Yes
Battery type Built-In Non-removable Lithium Ion Polymer Battery
Battery capacity 4000mAh(typ)*
Box Weight & Dimensions
Width (cm) 9.000
Length (cm) 15 cm
Height (cm) 5.000
Packaging content
Quick start guide Yes
Technical details
Colour Black
Colour of product Black
Proximity sensor Yes
Accelerometer Yes
Ambient light sensor Yes
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