Xiaomi Redmi Note 8: “How to Buy in Nigeria”

Xiaomi Redmi Note 8: "How to Buy in Nigeria"Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 is the successor to the popular Redmi Note 7 that went viral in India and Nigeria among tech enthusiast. Which spot the first place in GSMARENA as the best smartphone of H1, 2019. The Redmi Note 8 is also here to replicate same feat.

The Redmi Note 8 falls in the family of the Redmi Note Series, from the likes of the Note 2, to 3, to 4, to 5, 6, 7 and now 8.

The Redmi Note 8 was unveiled in 2019 of September. Features almost similar design aesthetics as the Note 7. Just that, this time the Note 8 boast to be more beastlier and faster in terms of gaming performance.

Redmi Note 8 Specification:

The Redmi Note 8, still retains it’s minimalistic notch design. Comes by default with the Android 9.0 MIUI 10 operating system which is pretty upgrade-able to the latest android OS by simply doing an OTA.

The smartphone is 190g in weight with a thickness 8.4mm which is quite sleek.

The screen and size is 6.3 inches sporting a 1080 pixels by 2340 pixels resolution. The aspect ration of the screen is 19.5:9 ratio and housing a 409 ppi density pixels.

Redmi Note 8 dimension is 158.3 mm by 75.3 mm by 8.4 mm. The design is such that the front is of glass material and body.

The screen made is an IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen type with 16M colors.

The SIM is a dual nano type. Supporting GSM, HSPA and LTE network technologies.

Note 8 is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 processor which is 11nm in size. The chipset houses an Octa-Core processing chip. Coupled with an Adreno 610 graphics memory.

The built in storage is 64GB while the RAM is 4GB. There is also an option for 6GB RAM and 128GB built in storage depending on the money you are willing to shell out.

The rear camera is a Quad setup. That is four rear cameras. Firstly, it has a 48MP in size with f/1.8 aperture wideness. Sporting 1/2 inches, 0.8um, PDAF.

Secondly, then another 8MP unit with f/2.2, 13mm ultrawide aperture with 1/4 inches and 1.12um.

Thirdly, another 2MP unit with f/2.4, 1/5 inches and 1.75um dedicated macro camera.

Lastly, a 2MP unit with same specs as the above both this time just as a depth sensor.

The four cameras combine to give a crisp clear imagery that performs well even on low light levels when the shot is taken.

Other features that come entangled with the rear camera is LED flash, HDR and Panorama.

The video recording ability of the camera ranges from 2160 pixels @ 30 fps, 1080 pixels @ 30 or 60 or 120 fps and 720 pixels @ 960 fp. It also comes with a Gyro-EIS embedded into it.

The front selfie camera is a 13MP unit with f/2.0 aperture. Featuring Panorama and HDR. The front camera recording maxes at 1080 pixels @ 30 fps.

Loudspeaker is present in the Xiaomi Note 8. And also 3.5 mm jack isn’t excluded. The WiFi is the 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac type with dual band, Wi-Fi Direct and Hotspot.

The bluetooth type is the 5.0, A2DP, LE. Also comes with GPS like all modern smartphones supporting A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS and GALILEO.

The Xiaomi Note 8 also has an Infrared port. Which can be used for remote control programs. Like to control your TV sets, Air Conditioning units, Cars etc.

The built in battery is a non-removable 4000 mAh Li-Po type. Comes with 18W Fast charger.

The Note 8 is available in White, Purple, Green, Crystal Blue and Crystal Green colored variants.

Overall the Redmi Note 8 sports an incredible design and a fine upgrade for the Note 7. It also has a small Redmi Logo just at the bottom of the screen which quite differentiates it from the Note 7.

Price in Nigeria:

Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Goes for around 70000+ Naira in Nigeria, depending on which source you are buying from.

How to Buy Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 in Nigeria:

You can buy the Redmi Note 8 and other Xiaomi phones from:

To buy from any of the first two options which is online. Simply Go to Jumia or Aliexpress shipping and Register. Fill in your details of address etc.

Then use the search option to find “Xiaomi Redmi Note 8” by typing it in the field and hit on the search button.

Choose any of the relevant results with good user reviews and Ok price. Simply checkout to make payment.

If you choose the Jumia option using Fast shipping you get your phone within 1 to 5 business days. For resident of Lagos it takes 1 day while other cities 3 to 5 days.

While if you go with Aliexpress using DHL option of shipping items gets to you with 5 to 7 days. Other cheaper shipping methods from Aliexpress would usually make the price of the smartphone drop but shipping may take 15 to 30 days. To learn more about Aliexpress, use this link.

That’s all about it, about buying the Redmi Note 8 in Nigeria. If you have any questions or comments please drop it in the comment section below.

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