Redmi Note 8 Pro vs Iphone X. Comparison!

Today I am comparing Xiaomi’s latest product – the Redmi Note 8 Pro and the iPhone X. You will find links below where you can compare the cost of these devices. We’ll start the comparison with the design of these phones. 


There are many differences in the appearance of the smartphones. The Redmi Note 8 Pro and iPhone X have different sizes, weight, body materials, as well as the layout of buttons and connectors. The Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro received a glass case. It’s length is 161.4 mm, the width is 76.4, and the thickness is 8.8 mm. The phone weighs 200 grams. The smartphone received narrow frames, which allows its screen to occupy 84.9% of the front surface. The screen has a drop-shaped cutout under the front camera, above which the speaker is located, and an infrared sensor next to it. On the right side of the smartphone there are volume and power buttons. On the left, there is a slot for two nano-SIM cards and a microSD card. Below is a 3.5 mm headphone jack, a Type-C connector, a microphone, and a speaker. The iPhone X is smaller than its opponent. 1.1 millimeters thick, 5.5 millimeters wide, and nearly 20 millimeters long. Weight also turned out to be less than that of it’s opponent – only 174 grams.

The iPhone X case is made of glass and a metal frame. The screen uses 82.9% of the front surface. At the top of the screen there is a notch in which the front camera, speaker, and TrueDepth sensor are placed, which is necessary to unlock the smartphone in the face. The arrangement of buttons and other elements is the same as all other Apple smartphones – on the left, there are the volume buttons and the sound mode switch. On the right, there is the power button and a tray for one nano-SIM card. On the bottom there is a speaker, a microphone, and a charging port. The back surface of the Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro is also made of glass with Gorilla Glass 5 protection. The smartphone is available in four colors: white, black, red, and blue with a transition to black in the center of the back. As for the main camera module, it is located in the center. There is a fingerprint scanner below. It works quickly and consistently. The back of the iPhone X is also made of glass. On the back, there is a main camera module with flash and a microphone. It is also worth noting that the iPhone X has an IP67 degree of protection against moisture and dust, so the phone can easily survive a short-term immersion in water. The device is available in two colors – silver and dark gray. 


The Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro received a screen with a diagonal of 6.53 inches with an IPS matrix. The aspect ratio is 19.5 to 9, and the resolution is 1080 x 2340 pixels. The matrix has good viewing angles. In the settings of the smartphone there is a vision protection mode and selection of color gamut. The iPhone X uses a screen with a diagonal of 5.8 inches. Super Retina OLED matrix with a resolution of 1125 by 2436 pixels and an aspect ratio of 19.5 to 9. The maximum screen brightness is 625 nits, while the Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro has a figure of 500 nits. The smartphone has a True Tone function, which automatically changes colors and brightness depending on the lighting. Also in the settings there is a manual correction of light and a choice of filters. 

  Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro iPhone X 
Diagonal 6,53 5,8 
Resolution 1080 х 2340 1125 х 2436 
Matrix IPS Super Retina OLED 


The Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro runs on Android 9 Pie with a MIUI 10 proprietary shell. In the latest update, the shell received new features and has undergone a number of changes in design and standard applications. Gesture management and a new voice assistant have been added, and the quality of photos has also improved. In addition, the phone has been optimized for longer battery life. The Redmi Note 8 Pro also has Game Turbo 2.0 game mode. Initially, the iPhone X was released with the iOS 11.1 operating system. At the moment, the device can be updated to the version of the operating system iOS 13.1, in which a lot of new things have appeared. iOS 13.1 has a dark mode enhanced with Face ID features. It’s now possible to change the light intensity and take pictures in monochrome. Siri Voice Assistant also got new features. For example, creating quick commands and reading out incoming messages. As for performance, iOS 13.1 is faster than the previous version of the operating system. So, unlocking a smartphone using Face ID has become 30% faster and the speed of opening some applications has almost doubled. 


The Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro received a new type of sensor from Samsung at 64 megapixels, which, if desired, switches to shooting mode at 16 megapixels. The smartphone also has an 8-megapixel wide-angle module, and depth and macro sensors – each of which is 2 megapixels. The Redmi Note 8 Pro uses a dual LED flash. Video recording can be carried out in 4K resolution with a frequency of 30 frames per second. The front camera of the smartphone received a 20 megapixel sensor. 

The iPhone X cannot boast the same camera features as its adversary. The main camera module consists of two 12 megapixel censors each, one of which is responsible for two-fold optical zoom. The smartphone supports panoramic shooting and HDR. Video recording can be carried out in 4K resolution with a frequency of 24, 30, or 60 frames per second. As for the front camera of the iPhone X, it is 7 megapixels with the ability to blur the background. It has many effects to create great selfies. 

  Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro iPhone X 
Main Camera 64 MP  + 8 MP + 2 MP + 2 MP 12 MP  + 12 MP 
Front Camera 20 MP, f/ 2.0 7 MP, f/ 2.2 


The Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro received the 8-core Mediatek Helio G90T processor. It has 6GB of RAM, and the built-in 64 or 128 gigabytes of storage capacity. The storage can be expanded with a 256 gigabyte memory card. 

The iPhone X uses the Apple A11 Bionic processor. Several years after release, it shows quite decent performance results which new smartphones of other manufacturers cannot boast about. The iPhone X has 6GB of RAM, and the built-in memory capacity can be 64 or 256 gigabytes. The capacity can’t be expanded. 

 Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro iPhone X 
Processor Mediatek Helio G90T Apple A11 Bionic 
Video Accelerator Mali-G76 MC4  Apple GPU 
RAM 6 GB 3 GB 
Storage Capacity 64, 128 GB 64, 256 GB 
Memory Card Slot microSD No 
AnTuTu Test 288911 229631 


As for the communication capabilities of the Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro and iPhone X, there are no differences. Both smartphones support dual-band Wi-Fi, including the ACC standard. The devices use Bluetooth version 5.0. An NFC-module is present in both smartphones. 

 Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro iPhone X 
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac 
Bluetooth 5.0 5.0 
NFC Present Present 


The Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro received a non-removable lithium-polymer battery with a capacity of 4500 mAh. In terms of autonomy, the device runs quite well for a day in active use mode. The smartphone has support for fast charging technology, but the Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro doesn’t have fast charging capabilities. 

The iPhone X uses a lithium-ion battery, which has a capacity of 2716 mAh. The smartphone can work up to 60 hours in music listening mode and about 20 hours in talk mode. There is support for wireless charging using Qi technology, as well as fast charging USB Power Delivery 2.0, which allows you to charge iPhone X by 50% in half an hour. 

 Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro iPhone X 
Battery Capacity 4500 mAh 2716 mAh 
Talk Time   19 h 03 min 
Web Surfing   9 h 26 min 
Video Watching   12 h 07 min 


I have looked at numerous reviews about the iPhone X and the Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro. Let’s see what everyday users had to say about them. As usual, I’ll begin with the negative. 


Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro 

  • Does not support wireless charging 
  • Large and heavy 
  • A small amount of internal memory 

iPhone X 

  • 1. Face ID doesn’t always work the first time 
  • 2. The battery runs out quickly 
  • 3. Very slippery, has to be worn in a case 


Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro 

  • 1. The camera is 64 megapixels 
  • 2. There is an NFC module 
  • 3. Large battery capacity 
  • 4. High performance; all games run well without crashes 

iPhone X 

  • 1. Bright and colorful screen 
  • 2. Unlocking with FaceID is quick 
  • 3. Dual camera takes great, high quality pictures 
  • 4. Very fast; games and applications launch instantly and do not slow down 

So, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro has 4 main camera modules, one of which is 64 megapixels. While on the iPhone X there are only two 12 megapixel sensors. The Redmi Note 8 Pro also has more battery power and in performance tests yields a better result than the iPhone X. But don’t forget that the Redmi Note 8 Pro recently hit the market in 2019. The iPhone X was released in 2017 and is still sells well.

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