Monday , September 28 2020

Redmi Note 8 Pro with Qualcomm Snapdragon 730G SoC says it's in the works; Redmi K30 said at its debut in December [Update: Xiaomi Refutes Redmi Note 8 Pro Rumour]


The Redmi Note 8 Pro is rumored to be getting a new variant with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 730G SoC. The Redmi phone debuted in China in late August and launched in India last month. While ticking all the boxes when it comes to specs – with four rear cameras, full HD + display and up to 128 GB storage, Xiaomi brought the Redmi Note 8 Pro with a MediaTek chipset. This was an unusual move for a Chinese company that has a record for launching Qualcomm smartphones. However, the company would now have plans to bring the Redmi Note 8 Pro with the new SoC to attract customers looking for a new Snapdragon smartphone.

Update: Head of Xiaomi Marketing in India, Anuji Sharma take to twitter on Saturday to refute rumors of the Redmi Note 8 Pro.

Xiaomi-focused sinter, which posts unannounced events through its Twitter account, Xiaomishka has claims that Xiaomi phones bearing M1912G7BE and M1912G7BC model numbers appeared on the China Communications Commission database (3Ц). These are said to be from the Redmi Note 8 Pro powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 730G SoC.

One of the reported model numbers was previously rumored to be the speculated Poco F2. However, Xiaomi has not yet officially confirmed that development.

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With the Snapdragon 730G SoC, Xiaomi will be able to mount the Redmi Note 8 Pro against the likes of the Realme X2 due to arrive in India as the Realme XT 730G in December. However, it is unclear whether the Chinese company will unveil a new variant of the Redmi Note 8 Pro in India, which has a MediaTek Helio G90T SoC powered last month.

In addition to the Snapdragon-powered Redmi Note 8 Pro, the council claims that the Redmi K30 with model number M1911U2E will launch in December. The smartphone will come with 5G support and is said to have a MediaTek SoC.

If we believe in recent collectors, the Redmi K30 will come with a double-punched display and dual 5G support. Xiaomi is also likely to bring the Redmi K30 Pro next year – as an upgrade to the Redmi K30.

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