Xiaomi finally launches the Xiaomi Mi 8. The best Xiaomi phone ever launched and probably the best Chinese smartphone of 2018. The Mi 8 arrived right at the moment Xiaomi was celebrating its 8th-anniversary party.
Official Xiaomi Mi 8 Review – 6/8GB RAM
As a powerful smartphone, the Xiaomi MI 8 specifications sit on Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 with more new technology. The new Xiaomi Mi 8 smartphone was unveiled by its CEO Lei Jun on May 31, 2018. The Xiaomi boss also detailed the features this new Xiaomi phone was built with.
This includes the double cameras and double GPS functions it carries. Following this innovation, the Xiaomi Mi 8 cameras are made with a dual 12+12 MP (f/2.4, 1.0 µm), with the second being a telephoto camera. It’s cameras features also brings Artificial Intelligence features with over 200 scenes and does 4-in-1 pixel binning for better low-light shots. In fact, its innovative primary lens is IMX363 by Sony, while the secondary is S5K3M3 made by Samsung.
Giant Xiaomi CEO proudly announced that its new Xiaomi Mi series reached 99 points overall rating by DxOMark. This is far higher than the 97 score of Xiaomi Mi Mix 2s and the iPhone X. The Mi 8 selfie camera is 20 MP with f/2.0 aperture with AI portrait selfies and AI Beautify features.
Launched with Snapdragon 845 chipset, the Mi 8 marked a 301,472 score on Antutu. If the result is real, then the Xiaomi Mi 8 handset will be highest ever Chinese phone with such score on benchmark platform. It has a screen size of 6.21” and uses a Samsung AMOLED display panel. The phone also packs a Full HD+ resolution with 2248 x 1080 pixels.
“The Xiaomi Mi 8 was announced as the first smartphone with Dual GPS. The phone binds the traditional L1 frequency, used in other phones with the L5 frequency, used mostly by the aeronautical industry”.
Official Xiaomi Mi 8 price?
The mi 8 price will start from $ 420 for the 6/64 GB version. The 6/128 GB is $ 515, while the most expensive 6/256 GB model can go up to $ 550. Official Xiaomi Mi 8 Release date is scheduled for June 5 in all Mi Stores as well as online retailers. The Xiaomi Mi 8 Explorer Edition comes with only one variant with 8 GB RAM and 128 GB storage which costs $600.