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Display

Size

6.2 inches
6.0 inches

Resolution

2248 x 1080 pixels,
402 PPI
2340 x 1080 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio,
432 PPI

Technology

AMOLED
AMOLED

Screen-to-body

83.66 %
83.96 %

Features

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

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SDM845
Qualcomm Snapdragon 712 SDM712

Processor

Octa-core, 2800 MHz, Kryo 385, 64-bit, 10 nm
Octa-core, 2300 MHz, Kryo 360, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU

Adreno 630
Adreno 616

RAM

6GB LPDDR4
6GB LPDDR4

Internal storage

256GB
128GB

OS

Android (10, 9.0 Pie, 8.0 Oreo)
Android (9.0 Pie)

Battery

Capacity

3400 mAh
3070 mAh

Type

Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Charging

Qualcomm Quick Charge 4+
 

Camera

Rear

Dual camera
Triple camera

Main camera

12 MP (OIS, PDAF)
48 MP (PDAF)

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.8; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm

Second camera

12 MP (Telephoto, Autofocus)
13 MP (Ultra-wide, PDAF)

Specifications

Optical zoom: 2x; Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 56 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.4"; Pixel size: 1 μm
Aperture size: F2.4; Sensor size: 1/3.06"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Third camera

 
8 MP (Telephoto, Autofocus)

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F2.4; Sensor size: 1/4"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Video recording

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (960 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (120 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (960 fps)

Features

Video calling, Video sharing
EIS, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

20 MP (HDR)
20 MP (HDR)

Design

Dimensions

6.10 x 2.94 x 0.30 inches (154.9 x 74.8 x 7.6 mm)
5.81 x 2.78 x 0.29 inches (147.5 x 70.5 x 7.45 mm)

Weight

6.17 oz (175 g)
the average is 6.5 oz (184 g)
5.47 oz (155 g)
the average is 6.5 oz (184 g)

Materials

Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5)
 

Biometrics

2D Face unlock, Fingerprint (touch)
2D Face unlock, In-screen fingerprint

Colors

Black, Gold, Blue, White
Black, Purple, Blue

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 17(700 b), 20(800 DD)
Bands 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900)

LTE (TDD)

Bands 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+)
Bands 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+)

UMTS

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

Data Speed

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

Dual SIM

Yes
Yes

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

Yes
 

VoLTE

Yes
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones

No 3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Features

Album art cover, Background playback
Album art cover, Background playback

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

5.0
5.0

Wi-Fi

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

USB

Type-C (reversible)
Type-C (reversible), USB 2.0

Features

Mass storage device, Charging, Headphones port
Mass storage device, Charging, Headphones port

Sensors

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

Other

NFC, VoIP, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
NFC, Infrared, VoIP, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

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
 
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