Today, Xiaomi has announced a new variant of the Redmi Note 8 Pro, one that comes with 256 GB of onboard storage. Other than the added storage, the new variant is identical to the existent ones. It comes in Jade Green, Fritillaria White, and Electro-optic Ash.
The new memory configuration will debut in the Chinese market. It will run for CNY 1,899 ($270), compared to CNY 1,799 ($256) for the regular 8GB/128GB configuration. It remains to be see if we will ever see an international release of the 256 GB Redmi Note 8 Pro.
If you haven’t already (and a lot of you have) check our full review of the Redmi Note 8 Pro. At a sub-$300 price, it offers a lot including a 64MP quad-camera setup, a bright 6.53-inch FHD+ LCD display, 4,500 mAh battery, and dual Gorilla Glass 5 panels. The Note 8 Pro is also powered by a MediaTek Helio G90T with excellent battery endurance.