The Redmi Note 8 is scheduled to go official with Redmi Note 8 handset on August 29.
Redmi has recently confirmed through official ads that the Redmi Note 8 Pro will be equipped with NFC and IR blaster. Redmi has released new renders of the phone to showcase the rear design of the phone in best clarity. The front design of the phone has remained a mystery so far. However, a new commercial has been released by Xiaomi through which its front design has been revealed. (video link)
The commercial shows the white variant of the smartphone. It reveals that this color variant has a black front. Also, it reveals that the phone retains the waterdrop notch from its predecessor model. Probably, the phone could be featuring a 6.3-inch IPS LCD display like the Redmi Note 7 Pro.
The new images of the Redmi Note 8 Pro show the presence of a vertical triple camera system and an LED flash with a fourth lens in the upper half of its rear shell. A fingerprint scanner is also available on the backside of the device. The Dark Green variant of the phone appears towards the edges and darker towards the center like Redmi K20 series.
So far, it is known that the MediaTek Helio G90T will be powering the Redmi Note 8 Pro. The handset will be equipped with a 4,500 mAh battery that supports 18W fast charging. Rumors have it that its quad camera setup system may include a 64-megapixel sensor, a 12-megapixel sensor, an 8-megapixel lens and a ToF lens.
The Redmi Note 8 Pro is speculated to release in China in variants such as 6 GB RAM + 64 GB storage, 6 GB RAM + 128 GB storage and 8 GB RAM + 128 GB storage. Hail Green, Fritillaria White and Electro-optic Ash are the rumored color variants of the smartphone.