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Xiaomi Mi 8 (256GB) Price, Specs & Review

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Last Update on 2018-07-02 11:04:24 Added on 2018-06-12

Xiaomi Mi 8 (256GB) Specs and Features

Xiaomi unveils its 8th anniversary smartphone, The Mi 8. It is direct successor to Mi 6 so you would see many new, upgraded features. Xiaomi Mi 8 launches with a 6.21 inch S-AMOLED Display which is based on 18.7:9 aspect ratio to offer you a bigger real estate to perform anything. There is a top-notch on front which can hide with a toggle. It supports 1080 x 2248 pixels resolution, HDR10 display and DCI-P3 coverage. Therefore, you can play streams on a brighter, sharper and intensive colorful screen. Following the tradition, it has a Corning Gorilla Glass on top.

Xiaomi Mi 8 has a premium metal body fabricated with 7000 series aluminum. Measuring 154.9 x 74.8 x 7.6 mm of dimensions and weighing in at 175 grams. You can get this handset in Black, Blue, White and Gold. The smartphone boots Android 8.1 (Oreo) skinned with the latest MIUI 10 to boost your software performance.

The Mi 8 packs in Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 chipset which is established on 10nm processor to deliver extremely fast performance. It saves 10% more battery without getting slow down. There is an Octa core processor for multi-tasking users. A 6GB RAM enhances gaming speed and handles background applications. The Adreno 630 GPU promises you to provide best graphics for animations. The handset comes with 256GB storage. Unfortunately, microSD slot is not available.

Talking about vision, the Xiaomi Mi 8 has AI powered dual camera setup of 12MP (f/1.8) + 12MP (f/2.4). It is supported with 4 axis OIS and Dual Pixel PDAF. The AI Scene Detection improves images quality. It can record 4k videos at 60fps and FHD movies at 30fps. You can enjoy 1080@240fps Slow-mo videos as well. According to DXO Mark scores, the Mi 8 is a true photography competitor of Galaxy S9+ and iPhone X.

Xiaomi didn’t neglect front camera importance and used a 20MP (f/2.0) AI Selfie Camera to offer you to capture the best selfies and share those of your special moments with your friends. Xiaomi Mi 8 has a dedicated Infrared Facial Recognition Sensor to give you advantages of faster and more reliable Face Unlock security. Xiaomi said it will work even in dark like the iPhone X so let’s enjoy Xiaomi’s Face ID.

The rest specs include rear fingerprint scanner, 3400 mAh battery, fast charging support, Bluetooth v5.0, Dual GPS system, NFC and USB Type C.

BASIC INFO
Model No
Mi 8 (256GB)
Status
Available
Release Date
Released 2018, June
Dimension
154.9 x 74.8 x 7.6 mm (6.10 x 2.94 x 0.30 in)
Weight
1765 5g
Colors
Black, Blue, White, Gold
Water & Dust Proof
No
SIM Type
Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Technology
GSM / HSPA / LTE
OS
Android 8.1 (Oreo)
PROSESSING
Processor
Octa-core (4x2.8 GHz Kryo 385 Gold & 4x1.8 GHz Kryo 385 Silver)
Chipset
Qualcomm SDM845 Snapdragon 845
GPU
Adreno 630
MEMORY
RAM
6GB
Storage
256GB
Card Slot
No
DISPLAY
Size
6.21 inches
Type
Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Resolation
1080 x 2248 pixels
PPI
402 ppi density
Multi touch
Yes
Protection
Corning Gorilla Glass (unspecified version)
HDR display
DCI-P3
bMIUI 10
CAMERA
Primary
Dual 12 MP + 12 MP , 2x optical zoom, dual pixel phase detection autofocus
Video
2160p@60fps, 1080p@30/240fps
Flash
LED flash
Features
Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, panorama
Secondray
20 MP, 1080p
BATTERY
Battery
Li-Po
Capacity
3400 mAh
Removable
Non-Removable
Browsing
HTML5
Fast Charging
Yes, Fast battery charging (Quick Charge 4.0+)
Wireless Charger
No
NETWORK
2G Network
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G Network
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
4G Network
LTE
Speed
HSPA, LTE-A
GPRS
Yes
EDGE
Yes
CONECTIVY
WALAN
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot
BlueTooth
Yes, 5.0, A2DP, LE
USB
Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
GPS
Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO, QZSS
NFC
Yes
Audio jeck
3.5mm Audio Jack
Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
Type-C to 3.5 mm headphone jack adapter
OTHERS
Sensors
Face ID, fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, barometer, compass
Radio
No

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