Xiaomi Mi 8

Announced:
May 31, 2018
Market status:
Released
Release date:
Jun 5, 2018

Display

Display size:

6.2 inches

Resolution:

1080 x 2248 pixels

Pixel density:

402 ppi

Technology:

AMOLED

Screen-to-body ratio:

83.66 %

Peak brightness:

600 cd/m2 (nit)

Features:

HDR video support, Pressure-sensitive, Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear:

Dual camera

Main camera:

12 megapixels

Hardware Features:

Optical image stabilization, Phase detection autofocus

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.8; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm

Second camera:

12 megapixels

Hardware Features:

Telephoto, Autofocus

Specifications:

Optical zoom: 2x; Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 56 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.4"; Pixel size: 1 μm

Flash:

LED

Video recording:

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (960 fps)

Features:

Video calling, Video sharing

Front:

20 megapixels

Features:

High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Design

Dimensions:

6.10 x 2.94 x 0.30 inches (154.9 x 74.8 x 7.6 mm)

Weight:

6.17 oz (175 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Materials:

Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5)

Biometrics:

2D Face unlock, Fingerprint (touch)

Colors:

Black, Gold, Blue, White

Multimedia

Headphones:

USB Type-C (reversible)

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback

Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation

Hardware & Performance

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SDM845

Processor:

Octa-core, 2800 MHz, Kryo 385, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU:

Adreno 630

RAM:

6 GB

Internal storage:

256 GB

OS:

Android (9.0 Pie, 8.0 Oreo)

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

5.0

Wi-Fi:

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; MIMO, Hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct

USB:

Yes

Connector:

USB Type-C (reversible)

Features:

Mass storage device

Location:

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, BeiDou

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers), Barometer

Other:

NFC, VoIP, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Cellular

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 20

LTE (TDD):

Bands 34, 38, 39, 40, 41

UMTS:

850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data:

LTE-A Pro Cat 16 (1000/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

Dual SIM:

Yes

SIM type:

Nano SIM

HD Voice:

Yes

VoLTE:

Yes

Battery

Capacity:

3400 mAh

Type:

Not user replaceable

Charging:

Qualcomm Quick Charge 4+

Phone features

Notifications:

Haptic feedback, Music ringtones, Vibration

Other features:

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Shopping information

In The Box:

Mi 8 Protective cover / Power adapter / USB Type-C cable / Type-C to audio converter / SIM insertion tool / User guide

This device is also known as Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro

ALTERNATIVE VARIANTS

We list only the specs that are different than the main variant

Xiaomi Mi 8

with 64 GB storage

Differences from the main variant:

Internal storage:

64 GB

Xiaomi Mi 8

with 128 GB storage

Differences from the main variant:

Internal storage:

128 GB

Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro

Differences from the main variant:

Weight:

6.24 oz (177 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Biometrics:

In-screen fingerprint

RAM:

8 GB

Internal storage:

128 GB

Capacity:

3000 mAh

Pros

  • High screen-to-body ratio (83.66 %)
  • Optical camera zoom
  • Lots of RAM (6 GB)
  • Large camera sensor pixel size (1.4 μm)

Cons

No Cons

Description

A notched 6.21" Samsung AMOLED display with an Always-On functionality and a FHD+ resolution of 1080 by 2248 pixels proudly sits at the front of Xiaomi Mi 8. Below ticks a Snapdragon 845, aided by 6GB of RAM, and available with 64, 128, or 256GB of storage. Camera-wise, we have two 12MP cameras at the back with bit 1.4um pixels and 4-axis OIS. There's dual-pixel autofocus and AI-aided portrait mode. The AI is also used for scene detection. Up front, we get a 20MP front camera with 1.8um pixels and AI selfies and various beauty modes.

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