Xiaomi Mi 8 and Mi 8 Explorer Edition Officially Launched
Xiaomi has finally launched its latest flagship smartphone on the occasion of its 8th anniversary in china, the all new Xiaomi Mi 8 and Xiaomi Mi 8 Explorer Edition. Both the device are similar in design and in terms of some spec. the main difference is that the Xiaomi Mi 8 Explorer Edition will be sporting an in-display fingerprint sensor and comes with transparent glass body while the Xiaomi Mi 8 comes with 3D curved glad back body.
Xiaomi Mi 8 and Mi 8 Explorer Specs and Feature Highlights
Talking about the Specs of these devices, both the handset sports a 6.21-inches 18:7:9 aspect ratio Full HD+ Samsung AMOLED display having a resolution of 2248×1080 pixels. These device has a notch at the top of the display like iPhoneX and offers 88.5% screen to body ratio. The notch on the top of the display features earpiece, front facing camera, proximity sensor, infrared lens and infrared lighting. The display offers 60000:1 contrast ratio. These devices are powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor. The Mi 8 Explorer Edition comes in only one variant with 8GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage while the Mi 8 comes in three different variant with 6GB of RAM and 64GB/128GB/256GB of internal storage respectively.
In terms of optics, the Mi 8 comes with 12MP+12MP dual vertical rear camera with dual autofocus, 4axis OIS and 1.4um pixel size. In front it offers a 20MP selfie camera with 1.8um pixel size and f/2.0 aperture. The camera comes with many AI features; both the camera front and rear can capture portrait photos using the AI.
Talking about the other specs of this device, the new Mi 8 comes with a new dual- frequency GPS which offers more accurate location detection. The Mi 8 features 3D facial recoganization and fueled by 3,400mAh battery while the Mi 8 Explorer Edition offers Face ID technology for accurate face recognization and fueled by 3,000mAh battery. Both the handset offers Quick Charge 4.0 and wireless charging for fast charging.
Pricing and Availability of Xiaomi Mi 8 and Mi 8 Explorer Edition
Talking about the pricing of the Xiaomi Mi 8 and Mi 8 Explorer Edition, the all new Mi 8 Explorer Edition is priced at 3699 Yuan (around Rs 39,000) for 8GB RAM and 128GB storage model. On the other hand the Xiaomi Mi 8 will be costing 2699 Yuan (around 28,400) for 64GB variant, 2999 Yuan (around Rs. 32,000) for 128GB variant and 3299 Yuan (aound Rs. 35,000) for 256GB variant.
As for now these smartphone have been launched in china. Stay tuned with us for more news and update.