Xiaomi Mi 8 Specifications, Features and Price

Xiaomi, one of the biggest company in China has today unveiled its latest flagship lineup to celebrate its 8th-year anniversary. Comprising of the Xiaomi Mi 8, Mi 8 SE, and Mi 8 Explorer Edition, it’s pretty a suitable reply to all the iPhone X, LG G7, Huawei P20, and OnePlus 6 devices of the world.

Xiaomi Mi 8

The Xiaomi Mi 8 is almost a complete photocopy of the iPhone X with its mostly glass body, vertical dual camera, and wide notch which houses a slew of sensors, the front-facing camera, and the earpiece.

Talking about the Xiaomi Mi 8, the device features a notched 6.21-inch Samsung AMOLED display with an Always-On functionality and a FHD+ resolution of 1080 by 2248 pixels proudly sits at the front, flaunting its 88.5% screen-to-body ratio and up to 600 nits of brightness.

It is powered by a Snapdragon 845, aided by 6GB of RAM, and available with 64, 128, or 256GB of storage. The notch also houses infrared sensors and camera that’s used to 3D scan your face and allows you to easily unlock it even in the dark.


As far as camera is concerned, the phone has two 12MP cameras at the back with bit 1.4um pixels and 4-axis OIS. There’s dual-pixel autofocus and AI-aided portrait mode. The AI is also used for scene detection. Up front, we get a 20MP front camera with 1.8um pixels and AI selfies and various beauty modes. Checkout the full specs of Xiaomi Mi 8 below.

Xiaomi Mi 8 Specifications


  • 2G: GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2
  • 3G: HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
  • 4G: LTE
  • Data Speed: HSPA, LTE-A
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SIM Type and Count

  • Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)

Software (OS)/Skin

  • Android 8.1 (Oreo) / MIUI 10

Design & Build

  • Dimensions: 154.9 x 74.8 x 7.6 mm
  • Weight 175 g
  • Build: Glass body like iPhone X
  • Colours: Black, Blue, White, Gold


  • Type: IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
  • Size: 6.21 inches, 97.1 cm2 (83.8% screen-to-body ratio)
  • Resolution: 1080 x 2248 pixels (402 ppi density)
  • Multitouch: Yes
  • Protection: Corning Gorilla Glass (unspecified version)
  • HDR display
  • DCI-P3

Hardware & Memory

  • Chipset: Qualcomm SDM845 Snapdragon 845
  • CPU: Octa-core (4×2.8 GHz Kryo 385 Gold & 4×1.8 GHz Kryo 385 Silver)
  • GPU: Adreno 630
  • RAM: 6 GB
  • Internal Storage: 64/128/256 GB
  • External Storage: No


  • Rear: Dual: 12 MP (f/1.8, 4-axis OIS, dual-pixel PDAF) + 12 MP (f/2.4), 2x optical zoom, dual pixel phase detection autofocus, LED flash
  • Features: Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, panorama
  • Video: 2160p@60fps, 1080p@30/240fps
  • Front-facing: 20 MP (f/2.0), 1080p


  • Music Support: MP4/DivX/XviD/WMV/H.265 player
  • Video Support: MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FLAC player
  • FM Radio: No
  • Loudspeaker: Yes
  • 3.5mm jack: No
  • Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
  • Type-C to 3.5 mm headphone jack adapter


  • WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot
  • Bluetooth: 5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX HD
  • NFC: Yes
  • Infrared port: Yes
  • USB: Type-C 1.0 reversible connector


  • Sensors: Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, barometer, compass
  • Messaging: SMS (threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email, IM
  • Browser: HTML5
  • Photo/video editor
  • Document viewer


  • Charging: Fast battery charging (Quick Charge 4.0+)
  • Battery Type & Capacity: Non-removable Li-Po 3400 mAh battery

Announcement & Availability Date

  • Announced: May 31, 2018
  • Availability: June, 2018
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  • 64 GB: CNY2,699 (~$421)
  • 128 GB: CNY2,999 (~$468)
  • 256 GB: CNY3,299 (~$515).

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