Xiaomi introduces Redmi Note 8 Pro, Malaysia’s first 64 MP quad camera
Xiaomi today announced Redmi Note 8 Pro in Malaysia priced from RM 1099, following the mid-range device’s debut in China. The brand’s first-ever 64MP camera smartphone, Redmi Note 8 Pro features a quad camera setup making it an ideal companion for photographers. Together with the new MediaTek Helio G90T processor, which boast an AnTuTu scores of 283,333, Redmi Note 8 Pro is perfect for gamers and anyone seeking an accessible flagship-quality experience.
At the same time, Redmi Note 8 is also announced to join the Redmi Note family. Starting from RM 599, Redmi Note 8 comes with a 48MP ultra high-resolution quad camera setup and three stunning color variants. Redmi Note 8 is sure to impress with its high-end specifications and premium design. Also launched three brand new audio products: Mi True Wireless Earbuds, Mi True Wireless Earbuds Basic and Mi True Wireless Earphones to compliment the new Redmi Note 8 series.
Allen An, Xiaomi Country Manager of Malaysia & Singapore said, “Xiaomi’s Redmi Note series are renowned the world over for its high quality flagship features with honest pricing. The series illustrates perfectly our philosophy of providing the latest technology for everyone at very attractive prices because we believe that everyone, regardless of their background, deserves to enjoy the latest technology. This has been in our DNA from day one.”
He continues, “We are proud to introduce the Redmi Note 8 Pro to Malaysians as this is the first smartphone released in Malaysia with the 64 MP quad camera. This is an important milestone for the Malaysian market and we cannot achieve this without the undying support from the Malaysian consumers. At the same time, the new Redmi Note 8 will also give Malaysians more options in selecting their favourite Xiaomi smartphone. Not to mention, the new audio products that we introduced today are perfect companions to the new Redmi Note 8 series.”
Capture dazzling photos with the 64MP quad camera
Redmi Note 8 Pro touts not just three, but four high quality shooters, pioneering a new wave of quad camera smartphones. Its ultra-high resolution 64MP primary camera captures stunning photos that can print images 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.
Better yet, the 20MP front camera built-in AI technology lets users put their best face forward through detailed portrait selfies, scene detection and face unlock.
Durable build meets elegant design
Redmi Note 8 Pro sports Corning® Gorilla® Glass 5 on its front and back to safeguard against accidental falls and general wear and tear. For enhanced durability, the device also leverages IP52 splash-proof technology, offering effective protection against rain and sweat.
Equipped with a large 6.53” FHD+ Dot Drop display and rear fingerprint sensor, the device achieves a 91.4% screen-to-body ratio. The display is also TÜV Rheinland certified, providing protection against blue light and reducing the likeliness of visual fatigue. Redmi Note 8 Pro’s glossy frame and precise G3 curvature accomodate a comfortable grip, while its three elegant color variants – Mineral Grey, Pearl White and Forest Green – are sure to suit any personality.
Optimal performance for a best-in-class gaming experience
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. Meanwhile, the Arm Mali-G76 3EEMC4 GPU enables the ultimate gaming experience, with a max frequency of 800MHz and AI power up to 1TMACs. The device also features LiquidCool – the Redmi Note series’ first ever LiquidCool technology – to facilitate high-speed, hassle-free gaming without overheating.
To top it off, Redmi Note 8 Pro is equipped with an additional WiFi X antenna for a more reliable internet connection, as well as 1217SLS speakers and a Smart PA for improved gaming audio.
High capacity 4500mAh battery ensures top-notch performance
Redmi Note 8 Pro packs an impressive 4500 mAh battery – the Redmi Note series highest power capacity to date. It’s also equipped with an array of features including power saving mode and intelligent brightness adjustment to help users maximize battery capacity.
Moreover, Redmi Note 8 Pro offers 18W Type-C fast charging, multifunctional NFC, an IR blaster and a 3.5mm headphone jack.
Price and availability
Starting from 12th October 2019, Redmi Note 8 Pro will retail at RM 1099 for the 6GB+64GB version and RM 1199 for the 6GB+128GB version. It will come in three colours; Mineral Gray, Pearl White and Forest Green. Both versions will be available on Lazada, Shoppe and all Authorized Mi Stores in Malaysia.
Two pre-order deals are available for the Redmi Note 8 Pro. From 8 th – 11 th October 2019, each pre-order of the 6GB+64GB version comes with a special early bird price of RM 999. Only applicable for pre-orders made on Lazada and Shopee.
From 8 th – 11 th October 2019, each pre-order of the 6GB+128GB version comes with a free Black Shark Gaming Controller Left (RRP: RM 169). This pre-order deal is available at all available sales channels; Lazada, Shopee and at all Authorized Mi Stores in Malaysia.
Redmi Note 8: 48MP Quad Camera All-Star
Equipped with a 6.3” Dot Drop Display with 2.5D curved glass design, Redmi Note 8 offers an incredibly immersive FHD+ visual experience that achieves an impressive 90% screen-to-body ratio. The TÜV Rheinland-certified display offers a comfortable viewing experience by filtering out blue light and helping protect users from prolonged eye strain.
Users can expect upgraded durability as the devices also tout Corning® Gorilla® Glass 5 protection — front and back — safeguarding against accidental falls and general wear and tear. Besides, Redmi Note 8 is also covered in a special nano-coating to make the device splash-resistant.
Performance shines through with a powerful chipset and high-capacity battery
Redmi Note 8 runs on the powerful Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 665 chipset. The chipset enhances overall user experience through its advanced AI technology, and improvements in power-efficiency ensure peak performance that will last all day.
In addition, Redmi Note 8 boasts high-capacity 4,000mAh battery and offers up to 18W charging over USB Type-C. The unique self-cleaning speaker function also expels dust and debris through low-frequency sonic pulses — another testament to Xiaomi’s dedication towards providing high-quality products.
Price and availability
Starting from 12 th October 2019, Redmi Note 8 will be available in 4GB + 64GB version and will retail for RM 799. It will be available on Lazada, Shopee and at all Authorized Mi Stores in Malaysia. Redmi Note 8 comes in three colours; Space Black, Neptune Blue, and Moonlight White.
Pre-orders for the 4GB + 64GB version will begin from 8 th – 11 th October 2019 exclusively on Lazada and Shopee, with each pre-order comes with a free Mi True Wireless Earbuds Basic (RRP: 99).
Starting from 18 th October 2019, the 3GB + 32GB version will retail for RM 599 and the 4GB + 128GB version will retail for RM 899.
Mi True Wireless Earbuds & Mi True Wireless Earbuds Basic
Mi True Wireless Earbuds that feature a truly wire-free design with no strings attached. Exceptional audio from 7.2mm dynamic drivers is delivered seamlessly through Bluetooth 5.0. Mi True Wireless Earbuds come in a mini charging case and offer up to a total of 12 hours music playback. With the intuitive touch controls, one can play/pause music, take/end calls, or even activate voice assistant with a simple tap on the earbud.
Retailing at RM 179, Mi True Wireless Earbuds will be available on Lazada, Shopee and at all Authorized Mi Stores in Malaysia, starting from 12 th October 2019.
Also available is Mi True Wireless Earbuds Basic, offering the same tangle-free experience with physical control buttons, retailing at RM 99 and also available on Lazada, Shopee and at all Authorized Mi Stores in Malaysia.
Mi True Wireless Earphones: No wires, no limits
Mi True Wireless Earphones, designed for people on-the-go, features a truly wire-free design with no annoying tangled cables. Delivering superior audio and high-quality music playback, it offers up to a total of 10 hours of continuous music playback. Mi True Wireless Earphones offer easy pairing and stable connections – it auto-connects to your paired device when you open the case, offering a quick seamless connection each time. Music playback automatically stops when either of the earpieces is removed from the ear and can also work independently for answering phone calls. Its intuitive touch controls let you tap or double tap to play/pause music, answer/end calls or activate voice assistants.
Starting from 12 th October 2019, Mi True Wireless Earphones will retail at RM 329 and will be available on Lazada, Shopee and at all Authorized Mi Stores in Malaysia.
For more information, visit www.mi.com/my.
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