Xiaomi unveiled it’s much awaited smartphone the “Xiaomi Mi 8” on 31st May on the occasion of it’s 8th-anniversary event in China. But there another thing that catches all eyes attention it was Xiaomi Mi 8 Explorer Edition and Mi 8 SE. Xiaomi Mi 8 will be companies second flagship phone this year. However the company has not said anything officially said anything about the launch of phone in India.
Xiaomi Mi 8 Design and Design
Xiaomi Mi 8 comes with sharp edge to edge sporty display. I wasn’t expecting notch as Xiaomi knows very well how to manage screen bezel, but company chooses to go with trend. The Xiaomi Mi 8 and Xiaomi Mi 8 SE feature a glass back, while Mi 8 Explorer Edition comes with a transparent glass panel, which look pretty attractive and premium. Xiaomi Mi 8 comes in Black, Blue, Gold and White colors
The phone come with a full HD+ AMOLED display, having a screen size 6.2-inch. Provision of AMOLED display not only keeping the picture sharp but the color temperature was beautiful. I always love to see the way Xiaomi uses the elements. The display has a resolution of 1080 x 2248 and a18.7:9 aspect ratio. The phone has 88.5% screen-to-body ratio. The Mi 8 SE comes with a 5.88-inch AMOLED panel with the same 1080 x 2248 Full HD+ resolution and 18.7:9 aspect ratio. The regular version of this phone has a a fingerprint sensor on the back, while explorer edition has in in-display fingerprint sensor. Both phones come with Corning Gorilla Glass protection.
Xiaomi Mi 8 Specification, Software and Hardware
Xiaomi copies the Apples Apple’s Animoji, no doubt why it is called as China’s Apple. By using this you can creat emojis based on facial expressions in the same way you could in iPhone X. It has 3D face recognition that uses advanced structured lighting technology to capture 33,000 facial points.
The device is powered with high end power 2.8GHz Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 64-bit 10nm chipset, with Adreno 630 GPU. While the Mi 8 SE sports Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 710 processor and this (Mi 8 SE) device device comes in two variants – 4GB RAM + 64GB storage and 6GB RAM + 64GB storage. MI8 comes with 6 GB RAM and 64GB / 128GB / 256GB (UFS 2.1) storage and the explore edition packs 8GB LPDDR4x RAM with 256GB (UFS 2.1) storage. All this three phones offers Android 8.1 with MIUI 10 skin. It means that there will be no stock android.
Xiaomi Mi 8 Battery
This phone is fitted with 3400mAh battery for regular version and for explore edition it is pack with 3000 mAh battery. The third phone i.e Xiaomi Mi 8 SE offers 3120 mAh battery with support to Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0. The Xiaomi Mi 8 and it’s explore edition, both support Quick Charge 4+. There no clear declaration that how long the battery will be in life, I’m hoping the kind of software support the Xiaomi offer the battery will easily last for days on regular usage. on both the three phones.
Xiaomi Mi 8 Camera
Camera was never a strong point of Xiaomi in budget smartphone, but Xiaomi Mi 8 is a flag ship phone and how strong the Xiaomi will stand with this phone let’s see.
Xiaomi Mi 8 is carrying vertical dual camera setup on the back, that look pretty similar to iPhone X. It has 12 megapixels primary camera with 26mm wide-angle lens, 1/2.6″ Sony IMX363 sensor, f/1.8 aperture, 1.4µm pixel size and 12 megapixels secondary camera with Samsung S5K3M3 sensor, f/2.4 aperture, 1.0µm pixel size and 2X zoom. Xiaomi Mi 8 offer a very great thing is the ability to record 4K videos at 60fps across all three devices. For selfies, the smartphones sport a 20MP sensor with AI Beautify and AI Portrait selfies
It is a first phone that offering facial recognition using an Infrared sensor and Infrared lighting. This enables the phone to accurately scan 4096 facial points.
Xiaomi Mi 8 Pricing
6GB RAM with 64GB storage. : 2699 Yuan
6GB RAM with 128GB storage : 2999 Yuan
6GB RAM with 256GB storage : 3299 Yuan
Explore edition Price: 3699 Yuan
Xiaomi Mi 8 SE Price
4GB RAM with 64GB storage : 1799 Yuan
6GB RAM with 64GB storage : 1999 Yuan
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