Xiaomi Mi 8 Specifications, Price, and Release Date

Xiaomi Mi 8 Summary

The Mi 8 smartphone was released in May 2018. The device has a 6.21-inch touchscreen display with an aspect ratio of 18.7:9 and a resolution of 1080x2248 pixels and a pixel density of 402 ppi. An octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor, with 4 cores clocked at 2.8GHz and 4 cores clocked at 1.8GHz, powers the Mi 8. It has 6GB of RAM installed. The Mi 8 has a 3400mAh battery and runs Android Oreo.

The Mi 8 has two 12-megapixel cameras on the back: a 12-megapixel (f/2.4, 1.0-micron) secondary camera and a 12-megapixel (f/1.8, 1.4-micron) primary camera. Phase detection autofocus is available on the rear camera configuration. It has a 20-megapixel front-facing camera with a 0.9-micron pixel size and an f/2.0 aperture for taking selfies.

The Mi 8 has 64GB of internal storage and runs MIUI 10, which is based on Android Oreo. A dual-SIM (GSM and GSM) smartphone, the Mi 8 takes Nano-SIM and Nano-SIM cards. The Mi 8 weighs 175.00 grams and has dimensions of 154.90 x 74.80 x 7.60mm (width x thickness). It was introduced in the colors White, Gold, Light Blue, and Black.

The Mi 8 has Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, GPS, Bluetooth v5.0, NFC, USB OTG, USB Type-C, 3G, and 4G connectivity options (with support for Band 40 used by some LTE networks in India). The phone has a fingerprint sensor, proximity sensor, gyroscope, barometer, compass/magnetometer, accelerometer, and ambient light sensor. Face unlock is supported on the Mi 8.

Full Specifications

Brand Xiaomi
Model Xiaomi Mi 8
Release date 2018, June
Launched in everywhere
Form factor bar
Body Material Glass front (Gorilla Glass 5), glass back (Gorilla Glass 5), aluminum frame (7000 series)
Dimensions 154.9 x 74.8 x 7.6 mm (6.10 x 2.94 x 0.30 in)
Thickness 7.6mm
Weight 175 g (6.17 oz)
IP rating N/A
Battery Li-Po
Battery capacity 3400mAh
Stand by time The smartphone had between 6 and 7 hours of screen time, out of a total of 12-13 hours away from the charger.
Removable battery non-removable
Fast charging Fast charging 18W/Quick Charge 4+
Wireless charging N/A
Colours Black, Blue, White, Gold
In box items phone/adaptor/USB cable/injector tool/user manual
Display Super AMOLED, HDR10
Screen size 6.21 inches, 97.1 cm2 (~83.8% screen-to-body ratio)
Touchscreen Yes
Resolution 1080 x 2248 pixels
Pixels per inch (PPI) 402 ppi density
ChipSet Qualcomm SDM845 Snapdragon 845 (10 nm)
CPU Octa-core (4x2.8 GHz Kryo 385 Gold & 4x1.8 GHz Kryo 385 Silver)
GPU Adreno 630
Processor Qualcomm SDM845 Snapdragon 845
Processor core Octa-core
RAM 6/8 GB
Internal storage 64/128/256 GB
Expandable storage no card slot
Loudspeaker Yes
Earphone jack Type-C to 3.5 MM
OTG compatible Yes
Rear camera setup Dual
Rear camera

12 MP, f/1.8, 1/2.55", 1.4µm, dual pixel PDAF, 4-axis OIS

12 MP, f/2.4, 56mm (telephoto), 1/3.4", 1.0µm, AF, 2x optical zoom

Rear camera features Dual-LED flash, HDR, panorama
Rear camera video 4K@30/60fps, 1080p@30/120/240fps, 720p@960fps
Front camera setup Single
Front camera 20 MP, f/2.0, (wide), 1/3", 0.9µm
Front camera features N/A
Front camera video 1080p@30fps
Operating system Android 8.1 (Oreo), upgradable to Android 10, MIUI 12
Wi-Fi Yes
Wi-Fi Hotspot Yes
Wi-Fi standards supported Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot
GPS Yes, with dual-band A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO, QZSS
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX HD
Sim slots Dual SIM, GSM+GSM
Sim1 Type Nano (Hybrid)
Sim1 network supports 4G (supports Indian bands), 3G, 2G
Sim2 Type Nano
Sim2 network supports 4G (supports Indian bands), 3G, 2G
SAR 0.70 W/kg (head) 1.66 W/kg (body)
Radio No
Fingerprint sensor Yes
Face unlock Yes
Compass/ Magnetometer Yes
Proximity sensor Yes
Accelerometer Yes
Ambient light sensor No
Gyroscope Yes
Barometer Yes

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