The Xiaomi Mi 8
Xiaom Mi 8 is the world’s first smartphone to come with dual-frequency GPS. This helps in reducing inaccuracies in GPS tracking caused due to interfaces like buildings and signal delays. Xiaomi Mi8 is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 Chipset coupled with 6GB of RAM. This update gives you a premium mobile experience with an AI performance that is THREE times better than before.
6.21-inch 2.5D Curved AMOLED Screen ( 2248X1080 FHD+)
The Xiaomi Mi 8 is the first phone from the company to feature a notched display that offers an aspect ratio of 18.7:9. The backside of the phone is made out of glass that has a unique “water drop arc” design. It features a 7000-series aluminium frame. The Mi 8 is fitted with an S-AMOLED screen that produces a Full HD+ resolution of 2248 x 1080 pixels. It delivers a screen-to-body ratio of 88.5%. The AMOLED display is equipped with features like support for DCI-P3 colour gamut, 60000:1 contrast ratio, up to 600nits brightness, HDR support, Eye protection mode, and Always-On Display.
2.8GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 Processor
Packing a 2.8GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 octa-core processor, the Xiaomi Mi8 operational capacity and performance are enhanced by Qualcomm’s heterogeneous computing approach. This chipset harnesses the robust integration of many components for incredible speed and power efficiency. Among them, the custom Krait CPU architecture for sustained peak performance, integrated 4G LTE-FDD connectivity and Adreno 630 710MHz GPU for superior graphics and gaming experience, boosting 3D interfaces, colours and textures.
AI Dual 12MP Back Camera and 20.0MP Front Camera (AI Smart Beauty)
Xiaomi Mi 8 features a wide-angle Sony IMX363 12-megapixel primary sensor with f/1.8 aperture and 1.4micron pixel size and a secondary 12-megapixel S5K3M3 sensor with f/2.4 aperture and 1micron pixel size. The dual cameras offer features like 4-axis optical image stabilization, optical zoom and dual pixel autofocus. It is packed with some exciting AI features for photography. The Studio lighting portrait photography which enhances the appeal of the subject to appear like a celebrity.
The dual rear cameras also offer AI scene detection and video editing. In DxOMark mobile photography platform, the Mi 8 has salvaged highest score of 105 for photo shooting and its overall DxOMark score is 99. The front camera of the Mi 8, it includes a 20-megapixel sensor with f/2.0 aperture with a massive pixel size of 1.8micron. It supports AI portrait selfies and AI Beauty.
Infrared Face Unlock and Fingerprint Scanner
The notch present at the top of the display comprises a 20-megapixel front-facing camera, proximity sensor, earpiece, infrared lighting and infrared lens. The advanced facial recognition feature has been dubbed as Infrared Face Unlock which indicates that it will offer better facial recognition than other Android phones with face unlock feature.
Global 4G LTE Bands
The new Xiaomi Mi8 is ready for global users, the built-in network bands following:
- GSM: B2 / B3 / B5 / B8
- CDMA1X/EVDO: BC0
- WCDMA: B1 / B2 / B4 / B5 / B8
- TD-SCDMA: B34 / B39
- TD-LTEB: 34 / B38 / B39 / B40 / B41(120MHz)
- FDD-LTE: B1 / B2 / B3 / B4 / B5 / B7 /B8 / B12 / B17 / B20
The Snapdragon 845 chipset powered Xiaomi Mi 8 is the first smartphone to break an average benchmarking score of 300,000 on AnTuTu. The handset recorded a stunning score of 301,472 on AnTuTu. The 64 GB, 128 GB and 256 GB storage editions of the phone respectively feature 6 GB of RAM. The handset receives power from 3,400mAh battery enabled with Quick Charge 4+ fast charging. The handset is preinstalled with Android 8.1 Oreo that is skinned with the latest MIUI 10.