This is the Xiaomi Mi 8

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Finally and officially, after several rumors and speculations, the latest Mi phone from Xiaomi is unveiled. The Mi 8 Explorer Edition comes equipped with premium specs such as 8GB RAM, 128GB onboard storage, 3D face recognition technology, and an in-display fingerprint sensor. This phone also arrives with a souped-down Mi 8 SE complete with 64GB ROM and 4GB/6GB RAM. There are several variants available but simply put, this is the Xiaomi Mi 8. There is no Mi 7 as previously rumored but this is definitely the next-gen Mi smartphone offering that follows the Mi 6.

The Xiaomi Mi 8 Anniversary Edition is the main phone offer with 6GB RAM and 64 GB storage at 2,699 RMB ($421). There’s a higher-specced edition, the Mi 8 Explorer, which is slightly more expensive at 3,699 RMB ($577). The Anniversary variant is also ready in other storage options, also with 6GB RAM: 128GB model (2,999 RMB/$468) and 256GB version (3,299 RMB/$515)

The Mi 8 Explorer Edition costs 3,699 RMB ($577). There’s also the Mi 8 SE with 4GB RAM and 64GB storage which you can get for only 1,799 RMB ($280). The 6GB RAM + 128GB model 1,999 RMB can be had for 1,999 RMB ($312).

Xiaomi Mi 8 Anniversary Edition
• 6GB RAM + 64 GB storage: 2,699 RMB ($421)
• 6GB RAM +128 GB storage: 2,999 RMB ($468)
• 6GB RAM + 256 GB storage: 3,299 RMB ($515)

Xiaomi Mi 8 Explorer Edition – 3,699 RMB ($577)

Xiaomi Mi 8 SE
• 4GB RAM + 64 GB Storage: 1,799 RMB ($280)
• 6GB RAM + 128 GB storage: 1,999 RMB ($312)

The Mi 8 features dual-frequency GPS that promises accurate navigation compared to other smartphones. The large 6.21-inch AMOLED fullscreen display is perfect for web browsing and watching movies. The phone is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor plus AI functionalities of the camera system. The latter is comprised of 12MP dual AI cam with Studio Lighting.

The Xiaomi Mi 8 Explorer Edition boasts a transparent glass back so you can see the components inside. Making this a unique and worthy find is the pressure-sensitive in-display fingerprint technology, as well as, the 3D face unlock. This means Xiaomi is ahead of Samsung as we predicted recently.

Xiaomi Mi 8 Anniversary Edition Key Specs:
• OS:  Android 8.1 Oreo, MIUI 10
• Processor:   Qualcomm Snapdragon 845, Adreno 630
• Display:  6.21-inch Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 1080 x 2248 pixel resolution, Corning Gorilla Glass
• Dimensions:  154.9 x 74.8 x 7.6 mm
• Weight:   175 g
• Battery:    3400mAh
• RAM:  6GB RAM
• Storage:   64/128/256GB
• Cam:   Dual 12 MP(rear) with 2x optical zoom, LED flash, dual pixel phase detection autofocus
• Cam:  20 MP (f/2.0, 1.8µm), 1080p video recording (front)
• Connectivity:  Bluetooth 5.0, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot
• Others:  USB Type-C 1.0, Quick Charge 4.0+

A smaller version is also available: the Xiaomi Mi 8 SE that runs on a Snapdragon 710 chipset.

Xiaomi Mi 8 SE Key Specs:
• OS:  Android 8.1 Oreo, MIUI 10
• Processor:   Qualcomm Snapdragon 710, Adreno 616
• Display:  5.88-inch, 1080 x 2244 pixel resolution, 18.7:9 ratio
• Dimensions:  147.3 x 73.1 x 7.5mm
• Weight:   164 g
• Battery:    3120mAh
• RAM:  4GB or 6GB RAM
• Storage:   64GB
• Cam:   12MP (f/1.9, 1.4µm, dual-pixel PDAF) + 5MP dual (rear)
• Cam:  20 MP (f/2.0, 2.0µm), 1080p (front)
• Connectivity:  Bluetooth 5.0, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot
• Others:  USB Type-C 1.0, Quick Charge 4.0+

SOURCE: MIUI

via Android Community

May 31, 2018 at 03:46AM