Chinese manufacturer, Redmi, will release a couple of smartphones before the year runs out. Over the past few months, the company has been activating price-cuts for its devices. Some months ago, the Redmi K30 5G version got its first-ever permanent price cut. A few weeks later, the 4G version also got a price cut. In May, Redmi announced a temporary price cut for the Redmi Note 8 Pro. Now, the company has announced a special offer for the Redmi Note 8 Pro.
Today, an official poster from Redmi shows that for a limited time, the Redmi Note 8 Pro will come with a gift. Whoever buys the Redmi Note 8 Pro between now and July 15th will get free Xiaomi piston headphones. Interestingly, the starting price of this device is still 1099 yuan ($157). This deal seems to be active for only the 6GB + 64GB version. The 6GB + 128GB and 8GB + 128GB versions comes with old discount prices but no free headphone. Furthermore, this deal is available at JingDong mall and it can ship outside China.
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According to reports, over the next three days, the Redmi Note 8 Pro (6GB + 128GB version) will sell for 1299 yuan ($184). In addition, the 8GB + 128GB version will be available for 1499 yuan ($212). The main features of this device include its liquid cooling support, 64MP main shooter, and a 4500 mAh battery.
Redmi Note 8 Pro specifications
- 6.53-inch (2340 × 1080 pixels) Full HD+ display with Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection
- Octa-Core MediaTek Helio G90T 12nm processor (Dual 2.05GHz A76 + Hexa 2GHz A55 CPUs) with 800MHz Mali-G76 3EEMC4 GPU
- 6GB LPPDDR4x RAM with 64GB (UFS 2.1) storage, 6GB / 8GB (LPPDDR4x) RAM with 128GB (UFS 2.1) storage, expandable memory up to 256GB with microSD
- Dual SIM (nano + nano + microSD)
- Android 9.0 (Pie) with MIUI 10, upgradable to MIUI 11
- 64MP rear camera with 1/1.72″ Samsung GW1 sensor, 0.8μm pixel size, f/1.8 aperture, LED flash, EIS, 8MP 120° ultra-wide-angle lens with 1.12μm pixel size, 2MP depth sensor and 2MP camera for 2cm macro with 1.75μm pixel size, f/2.4 aperture
- 20MP front camera with f/2.0 aperture
- Fingerprint sensor, IR sensor
- 3.5mm audio jack, FM Radio
- Built-in Alexa with dual wake word
- Splash resistant (IP52)
- Dimensions: 161.37×76.4×8.79mm; Weight: 199.8g
- Dual 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz + 5GHz), Bluetooth 5, GPS + GLONASS, USB Type-C
- 4500mAh battery with 18W fast charging
With this device shipping outside China, you may want to take advantage of this deal. However, you must have to confirm that you are not getting a Chinese ROM. Furthermore, you need to have a way to complete payment for the transaction to pull through.