Xiaomi Mi 8 features a 6.21-inch full HD+ display with 2280 x 1080 pixels resolution and a 19:9 aspect ratio. The device is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SoC with Adreno 630 GPU. it may be available in two variants: 6GB RAM with 64GB/128GB/256GB storage. The smartphone runs on Android 8.0 Oreo.
While a list of 28 eligible devices has been listed in the MIUI forum, Xiaomi has acknowledged that it’ll immediately start rolling out Global Beta ROMs before the release of MIUI 10 stable versions. MIUI 10 will be rolled out to both Mi 8 and MI 8 SE in India in addition to the three-year-old Redmi 4 lineup.
Following its launch on China yesterday, DxOMark has already tested and reviewed the Mi 8’s camera with 99 points, which is the same as the Galaxy S9 Plus, but at half the price. The device also scores a higher rating for its still shots and is now among the top 5 smartphones with a good set of cameras.
Xiaomi has announced its next flagship smartphone as the Mi 8 in China but will launch it in India as well since the promo poster gives a glimpse of Taj Mahal. The device comes running the latest MIUI 10 which has also been made official boasting Xiaomi’s Xiao AI voice assistant.
An official teaser has been posted by Xiaomi which shows a Mi Logo which is surrounded by eight famous monuments from various countries around the world including Egypt, France, India, Italy, India, Russia, Spain, Thailand, and Vietnam.
Xiaomi Mi 8 SE is said to be a limited-edition variant of the Mi 8. One of the references comes from the listing of 50 Yuan coupons on Weibo which means that the coupons can be redeemed to buy the Xiaomi Mi 8 SE smartphone.
Additionally, a promotional poster of the Mi 8 has also been leaked which shows what the upcoming smartphone will look like. It shows the phone in blue colour and it will have dual rear cameras aligned vertically. Its also shows the iPhone X-like notch on the top of the display.