The two new smartphones belonging to the Redmi Note family that have reached the eighth generation have just been launched on the market. We speak of course of Redmi Note 8 and Redmi Note 8 Pro, the latter also sees the return of a large MediaTek CPU aboard a device branded Xiaomi ... pardòn Redmi. And just the new MediaTek Helio G90T processor made the users and operators of the sector talk a lot, because on paper and from the first benchmarks this seems to promise really well, but as you know the community of fans of the Chinese brand is like St. Thomas, and so if you don't see and don't test with your hand, you're not happy.
And so here is that from the Weibo social network comes the testimony of a user who tried to put the new Redmi Note 8 Pro under stress in gaming, which does not seem to be in line with the good expectations deriving from previous leaks. The user quotes verbatim:
Yesterday for more than two hours I tried Redmi Note 8 Pro and evaluated the temperature data that worries users so much. The frame rate in games varied between 45 fps and 60 fps depending on the game. There are no problems with speed stability in games. Temperatures during these periods were stable at 43 °.
When I started playing NBA2K18 in 60fps mode the scenario changed completely, as the CPU and GPU workload requirements increase and therefore to ensure sufficient fluidity, it is necessary that the processor frequency is high enough, but this causes a rapid increase in heat, with an internal processor temperature of approximately 60-62 °. At this point, the game frame rate drops, going from 45-50 values to around 20. »
In short, according to the Chinese user, the new Mediatek G90T equipped on Redmi Note 8 Pro heats up more than a wood stove in winter. Although the chipset has been designed for gaming, this is not able to maintain a stable frame rate and the sudden increase in temperature leads to a decrease in overall performance, also in terms of autonomy. Maybe Redmi Note 8 Pro is not a terminal to recommend to hardcore video players that could turn to other brand devices like Mi 9, Mi Mix 3, Mi 9T, Mi 9T Pro but also the less recent Mi 8 and POCOPHONE F1. But let's wait to give the final judgment, hoping to have it soon in the test.
Redmi Note 8 Pro heats like a space heater ... while Redmi Note 8 is preparing to debut in the Global version
Perhaps as it happened for the previous generation the Redmi Note 8 Pro will never see light on the global market as it will instead be the most basic Redmi Note 8 to land on world markets, including the Italian one. In fact, a well-known Indian insider, Sudhanshu Ambhor, on his blog published information on the upcoming release of the Redmi Note 8 smartphone on the international market. According to the blogger, the device has already passed the certification in Thailand by the National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission, which confirms the imminent announcement of the global version, presumably by the end of September. Recall that in China, Redmi Note 8 and Redmi Note 8 Pro were presented on August 29 and the September 3 was put on sale. Redmi Note 8 received a Snapdragon 665 processor, an 6,3 inch screen, a triple main camera with a main 48 megapixel module, an 4000 mAh battery and an infrared port.