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Xiaomi launched Three smartphone at its Annual launch event
Xiaomi has launched its two latest flagship devices Mi 8, Mi 8 Explorer Edition and one mid-range device Mi 8 SE at its annual launch event to celebrate Xiaomi’s 8th anniversary.
Xiaomi Mi 8, Mi 8 Explorer Edition Specifications
The Mi 8 and Mi 8 Explorer Edition both having similar specifications but differ in terms of design. The Mi 8 features a rear mounted fingerprint sensor, the Mi 8 Explorer Edition is equipped with an under-display fingerprint sensor and it has a transparent back panel, allowing you to see the inner beauty of the device.
Both the devices run on Android 8.1 Oreo with MIUI 9 skinned on top, feature a 6.21-inch full HD+ Super AMOLED display with aspect ratio of 18.7:9. Both the devices sport a notch at the top.
Coming to the camera department, the Mi 8 and Mi 8 EE feature a dual camera setup of a 12MP primary camera with 4-axis OIS, Optical zoom and a secondary 12MP camera with 2X zoom. On the front, they sport a 20MP AI selfie camera.
In terms of performance, the Mi 8 and Mi 8 Explorer Edition are powered by the octa core Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SoC coupled with Adreno 630 GPU.
In terms of memory, the Mi 8 will be available in three variants – 6GB + 64GB, 6GB + 128GB and 6GB + 256GB. The Mi 8 Explorer Edition has been launched with 8GB RAM and 256GB of internal storage.
Qualcomm Quick Charge 4.0, Dual 4G VoLTE, WiFi, Dual frequency GPS, Bluetooth 5.0, NFCand a USB Type-C port. Mi 8: 3,400 mAh battery | face unlock , Mi 8 Explorer Edition: 3,400 mAh battery | 3D face unlock
Xiaomi Mi 8 SE Specifications
Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 SoC coupled with a Adreno 616 GPU, launched in two variants 4GB RAM + 64GB storage and 6BG RAM + 64GB storage, Android 8.1 Oreo with MIUI 9, 5.88-inch full HD+ Super AMOLED display with a notch and an aspect ratio of 18.7:9, AI dual camera setup at the back of a 12MP primary camera with a 5MP secondary camera, On the front, the device sports a 20MP AI selfie camera, 3,120mAh battery with Quick Charge 3.0 support, a rear mounted fingerprint sensor. Connectivity options on the device include Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac, USB Type-C port, GPS and Bluetooth 5.0.
Pricing and Availability
The Xiaomi Mi 8 is priced at CNY 2,699 (Approximately Rs 27,000) for the 64GB storage variant, CNY 2,999 (Approximately Rs 30,000) for the 128GB storage variant and CNY 3,299 (Approximately Rs 33,000) for the 256GB variant. The Mi 8 Explorer Edition is priced at CNY 3,699 (Approximately Rs 37,000). Both the phones will be available in China from June 5 and are expected to be launched In India soon.
The Xiaomi Mi 8 SE has been priced at CNY 1,799 (Approximately Rs 18,000) for the 4GB RAM variant and CNY 1,999 (Approximately Rs 20,000) for the 6GB RAM variant. It will go on sale in China starting from June 8.
So what do you think about Xiaomi’s 8th anniversary special edition Mi 8, Mi 8 EE and Mi 8 SE tell us in the comments section below.
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