Xiaomi Mi 8 8GB RAM Variant Launched In China – All You Need To Know

Xiaomi has launched a new variant of its Mi 8 smartphone in China. The latest variant comes with 8GB RAM and 256GB internal storage. The Xiaomi Mi 8 was initially launched in 6GB RAM options. Read more to find about Xiaomi Mi 8 8GB Price in India, Specifications, and Features

Xiaomi Mi 8 8GB RAM

Price and Availability

Price CNY 3,299 (approx Rs 33,500)

The new Xiaomi Mi 8 8GB variant is priced in China at CNY 3,299 (approx Rs 33,500). It is now available for purchase through Mi.com and JD.com. The new handset comes in Black and Blue color options. As of now, there is no information about an Indian launch date or price.

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Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 845
Internal Storage 256GB
Display 6.21-inch, AMOLED, full-HD+ (1080 x 2248 pixels), 18.7:9 aspect ratio
OS Android Oreo
Primary (Rear) Camera Dual (12MP + 12MP) with flash
Front Camera 20MP
Battery 3400mAh
Dual SIM Yes

The new variant comes with identical features to the original Mi 8 model. It features a 6.21-inch AMOLED display with full-HD+ (1080 x 2248 pixels) resolution, an 18.7:9 aspect ratio and 88.5 percent screen-to-body ratio. The new handset is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor along with 8GB RAM and 256GB internal storage. The 3,400 battery supports Quick Charge 4.0+.

In terms of optics, the Xiaomi Mi 8 sports a dual rear camera setup on the back. It uses two 12-megapixel sensors with 1.4-micron pixels, four-axis OIS, and dual pixel autofocus. Additional features include AI Portrait and AI scene detection. The 20-megapixel front camera comes with a f/2.0 aperture.

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  • MIUI 10
  • Fingerprint sensor
  • 4G VoLTE
  • Wi-Fi
  • Bluetooth v5.0
  • GPS/ A-GPS
  • USB Type-C
  • Accelerometer
  • Ambient light sensor
  • Barometer
  • Digital compass
  • Gyroscope
  • Infrared
  • Proximity sensor
  • Dual-SIM
  • Two color options

The dual-SIM smartphone runs Android Oreo operating system with MIUI 10 on top. Connectivity options include 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth v5.0, GPS/ A-GPS, and USB Type-C.

The handset measures 154.9 x 74.8 x7.6mm. A fingerprint sensor is placed on the back. Sensors on the device include an accelerometer, ambient light sensor, barometer, digital compass, gyroscope, infrared, and a proximity sensor.

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The Xiaomi Mi 8 was launched in May at CNY 2,699 (approx Rs 28,600) for the 6GB RAM/ 64GB internal storage variant. While the 6GB RAM/ 128GB storage variant is priced at CNY 2,999 (approx Rs 31,600), the 6GB RAM/ 256GB storage costs CNY 3,299 (approx Rs 34,800). The company also announced an Explorer Edition with 8GB RAM and 128 storage. It is priced at CNY 3,699 (approx Rs 39,000).

The new variant costs the same as the 6GB RAM/ 256GB storage model. What do you think of this new option? Will you go for the Xiaomi Mi 8 8GB variant? Let us know in the comments section below.

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