Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro and Mi 8 Lite Full Specifications and Prices

The Xiaomi’s Mi 8 family is gradually expanding, as within the week, Xiaomi added to it by announcing the Mi 9 Pro and Mi 8 Lite. The later is rumoured to be called Mi 8X. In case you are yet to get the full details of the newly launched smartphones, set your eyes on the Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro and Mi 8 Lite full specifications and prices.

Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro and Mi 8 Lite Full Specifications and Prices

Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro and Mi 8 Lite Features

The higher-end smartphone among the two is Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro, and it seems to be the international version of the Mi 8 Explorer. The phone has a pressure sensitive screen fingerprint scanner and an IR face unlock, and it also came with two more colours (Blue and Gold).

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The Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro came with 6GB and 8GB RAM options, and not just 8GB like the Explorer edition. The phone also have a 6.21 inch 1080 x 2248 pixel OLED display, a Snapdragon 845 chipset, a 12MP + 12MP main camera and a 20MP front-facing camera.

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The Xiaomi Mi 8 Lite on the other hand, uses a 6.26 inch LCD display, Snapdragon chipset, a 12MP + 5MP rear camera, a higher resolution 24MP selfie camera, and a 3350mAh battery.

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Unlike the Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro, the Mi 8 Lite has a standard fingerprint scanner on its rear panel. It came in two gradient colour finishes (Blue and Purple as well as Orange and Yellow).

Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro Full Specification

NETWORK

Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE
2G bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G bands HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
4G bands LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 17(700), 20(800), 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500)
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (4CA) Cat16 1024/150 Mbps
GPRS Yes
EDGE Yes

 

LAUNCH

Announced 2018, September
Status Coming soon. Exp. release 2018, September 21st

 

BODY

Dimensions 154.9 x 74.8 x 7.6 mm (6.10 x 2.94 x 0.30 in)
Weight 177 g (6.24 oz)
Build Front/rear glass, aluminum frame (7000 series)
SIM Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)

 

DISPLAY

Type Super AMOLED 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 5
  – HDR10 display
– DCI-P3
– MIUI 10

 

PLATFORM

OS Android 8.1 (Oreo)
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

 

MEMORY

Card slot No
Internal 128 GB, 6/8 GB RAM

 

MAIN CAMERA

Dual 12 MP, f/1.8, 1/2.55″, 1.4µm, 4-axis OIS, dual pixel PDAF
12 MP, f/2.4, 1/3.4″, 1.0µm, AF, 2x optical zoom
Features Dual-LED flash, HDR, panorama
Video 2160p@60fps, 1080p@30/240fps

 

SELFIE CAMERA

Single 20 MP, f/2.0, 0.9µm
Features HDR
Video 1080p@30fps

 

SOUND

Alert types Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm jack No
  – Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
– Type-C to 3.5 mm headphone jack adapter

 

COMMS

WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX HD
GPS Yes, with dual-band A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO, QZSS
NFC Yes
Radio No
USB Type-C 1.0 reversible connector

 

FEATURES

Sensors Infrared face recognition, fingerprint (under display), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, barometer, compass
Messaging SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email, IM
Browser HTML5
  – Fast battery charging (Quick Charge 4.0+)
– MP4/DivX/XviD/WMV/H.265 player
– MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FLAC player
– Photo/video editor
– Document viewer

 

BATTERY

  Non-removable Li-Po 3000 mAh battery

 

MISC

Colours Black (transparent back), Meteorite black, Shuguangjin
Price About 480 EUR

Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro Price

The Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro price cost just CNY3,200 in China, and €400 in Europe for the 6GB RAM + 128GB internal storage model. The higher 8GB RAM + 128GB internal storage option cost CNY3,600 in China and €450 in Europe.

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Xiaomi Mi 8 Lite Full Specification

NETWORK

Technology GSM / CDMA / HSPA / LTE
2G bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2
  CDMA 800 & TD-SCDMA
3G bands HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G bands LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500)
Speed HSPA, LTE-A
GPRS Yes
EDGE Yes

 

LAUNCH

Announced 2018, September
Status Coming soon. Exp. release 2018, September 25th

 

BODY

Dimensions 156.4 x 75.8 x 7.5 mm (6.16 x 2.98 x 0.30 in)
Weight 169 g (5.96 oz)
SIM Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)

 

DISPLAY

Type IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 6.26 inches, 97.8 cm2 (~82.5% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1080 x 2280 pixels, 19:9 ratio (~403 ppi density)
Multitouch Yes
  – MIUI

 

PLATFORM

OS Android 8.1 (Oreo)
Chipset Qualcomm SDM660 Snapdragon 660
CPU Octa-core (4×2.2 GHz Kryo 260 & 4×1.8 GHz Kryo 260)
GPU Adreno 512

 

MEMORY

Card slot No
Internal 64/128 GB, 6 GB RAM or 64 GB, 4 GB RAM

 

MAIN CAMERA

Dual 12 MP, f/1.9, 1/2.55″, 1.4µm, dual pixel PDAF
5 MP, f/2.0, 1.12µm, depth sensor
Features LED flash, HDR, panorama
Video 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60/120fps, 1080p@30fps (gyro-EIS)

 

SELFIE CAMERA

Single 24 MP, 0.9µm
Features Auto HDR
Video 1080p@30fps

 

SOUND

Alert types Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm jack No
  – Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic

 

COMMS

WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
Radio No
USB Type-C 1.0 reversible connector

 

FEATURES

Sensors Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
Messaging SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email, IM
Browser HTML5
  – Fast battery charging (Quick Charge 3.0)
– MP4/DivX/XviD/WMV/H.265 player
– MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FLAC player
– Photo/video editor
– Document viewer

 

BATTERY

  Non-removable Li-Po 3350 mAh battery

 

MISC

Colours Twilight gold, Dream blue, Deep space gray
Price About 200 EUR

Xiaomi Mi 8 Lite Price

The Xiaomi Mi 8 Lite price costs CNY1,400 in China and €175 in Europe for the 4GB RAM + 64GB internal storage version. The 6GB RAM + 128GB internal storage model costs CNY2,000 in China and €250 in Europe. Shipping of the phone will commence on September 25, 2018.

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