Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro (xiaomi-begonia)

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Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro
Redmi Note 8 Pro running Weston
Redmi Note 8 Pro running Weston
Manufacturer Xiaomi
Name Redmi Note 8 Pro
Codename xiaomi-begonia
Released 2019
Category testing
Original software Android 9.0, MIUI 11
postmarketOS kernel 4.14.218
Hardware
Chipset Mediatek Helio G90T
CPU Octa-core (2x2.05 GHz Cortex-A76 & 6x2.0 GHz Cortex-A55)
GPU Mali-G76 MC4
Display 1080 x 2340
Storage 64/128/256 GB
Memory 6/8 GB
Architecture aarch64
Unixbench Whet/Dhry score 5577.1
Features
USB Networking
Works
Flashing
Works
Touchscreen
Works
Display
Works
WiFi
Partial
Xwayland
Works
FDE
Mainline
Broken
Battery
3D Acceleration
Broken
Accelerometer
Broken
Audio
Broken
Bluetooth
Broken
Camera
Broken
GPS
Broken
Mobile data
Broken
SMS
Broken
Calls
Broken
USB OTG
NFC



Contributors

Maintainer(s)

Users owning this device


LED/Torch/Screen brightness/Vibrator

(all files below are in /sys/class/leds)

  • Notification LED: white/
  • Torch: torch-light0/ and torch-light1/
  • Screen brightness: lcd-backlight/
  • Vibrator: vibrator/

How to enter flash mode

Unlocking the bootloader

Sign up for a Mi Account, register your device in the settings, and wait for a week. More info

Before you go any further

Please read Redmi Note 8 Pro XDA Megathread

Entering recovery

Volume Up + Power

Entering fastboot

Volume Down + Power

Installation

Via fastboot

  • pmbootstrap init
  • pmbootstrap install
  • pmbootstrap flasher flash_rootfs
  • pmbootstrap flasher flash_kernel
  • fastboot reboot

Via zip

  • pmbootstrap init
  • pmbootstrap install --android-recovery-zip
  • pmbootstrap export
  • Transfer the zip to the device
    • adb push /tmp/postmarketOS-export/pmos-xiaomi-begonia.zip /sdcard
  • Flash the zip
  • Reboot

Additional info

See also