Xiaomi Mi 8 With Infrared Face Unlock, Snapdragon 845 SoC Launched

Xiaomi on Thursday launched Xiaomi Mi 8, the latest flagship smartphone at its annual product launch event in Shenzhen. The main highlight of the Mi 8 smartphone is that it comes with an Infrared Face Unlock, 20-megapixel selfie camera. The Xiaomi Mi 8 is priced at CNY 2,699 (Rs.28,425 approximately) for 6 GB RAM+64 GB storage, CNY 2,999 (Rs.31,600 approximately) for 6 GB RAM+128 GB storage and CNY 3,299 (Rs.34,700 approximately) for 6 GB RAM+256 GB storage.The Mi 8 sports a curved glass body design. It will be available in Black, White, Blue and Gold color variants.

Xiaomi Mi 8

Xiaomi Mi 8

Along with the Mi 8, the Mi 8 Explorer Edition has also launched. It sports the same hardware specs as the Mi 8 with few changes. The Mi 8 Explorer Edition comes with an in-display fingerprint sensor, 3D facial recognition, transparent glass body and with 8GB RAM + 128GB internal storage and is Priced at CNY 3,699(Rs.39,000 approximately). Other than these changes the Mi 8 Explorer Edition has the same specs as Mi 8.

Xiaomi Mi 8 Explorer Edition


Display: 6.21-inch full HD+ AMOLED display with 18.7:9 aspect ratio and the screen resolution of 2248 x 1080 pixels, 88.5% screen-to-body ratio, 600 nits brightness

SIM: Dual Nano Sims

Software: MIUI 10 based on Android 8.1 Oreo

Processor: 2.5GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SoC

GPU: Adreno 630

Primary camera: 12MP(f/1.8, 1.4 µm) + 12MP(f/2.4), 4-axis OIS, 2x optical zoom, dual pixel phase detection autofocus, LED flash

Secondary camera: 20MP with aperture f/2.0 and 1.8m


Internal storage: 64GB/128GB/256GB

Connectivity: 4G V0LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Bluetooth 5.0, dual-frequency GPS, USB Type-C, fingerprint sensor

Battery: 3400mAh with Quick Charge 4.0

Colors: White, Black, Gold,  Blue

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