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Mi 8 Mobile Phone Price & Specification

Mi 8 Mobile Phone Price & Specification

Mi 8

The 2018 Xiaomi Flagship

Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 845 | AI dual camera with optical zoom | Dual-frequency GPS, Mi 8 Mobile Phone Price & Specification

IR face unlock | 6.21” AMOLED Full Screen Display

  • Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 845Flagship processor with AIE 845
  • Dual-frequency GPSHigh-accuracy navigation
  • IR face unlockInstant face unlocking even in darkness
  • 6.21” AMOLED Full Screen DisplayHigh contrast, wide color gamut
  • Ultra-thin four-sided curved bodyRounded and lightweight for great hand-feel
  • 20MP front cameraAI-powered Beautify
  • AI dual camera with optical zoom12MP + 12MP
  • AI scene detectionStudio lighting effects 206 detectable scenes
  • AI short video editingInstant cinematic quality
  • 3400 mAh (typ) batterySupports Quick Charge 4+*
  • Multifunction NFCSupports Android Pay
  • Multiple bands support6 modes, 27 bands

Ultra-thin four-sided curved body

Lightweight and curved on all four sides, amazing hand-feel

Curved-edge glass body in an 7000 series aluminum alloy frame.

6.21” AMOLED Full Screen Display

Mi 8’s brilliant Full Screen Display measures 6.21″ (diagonal).
A phone of this size would traditionally have a 5.5″ display.

  • 60000:1High contrast
  • DCI-P3Wide color gamut
  • 86.68%Screen to body ratio
  • 18.7:92248×1080 resolution

Dual-frequency GPS

Exceptionally accurate navigation

Mi 8 is the first ever smart phone equipped with dual-frequency GPS.
By using both L1 and L5 signals in coordination, accuracy is improved to unprecedented levels.

AI dual camera with optical zoom

DxOMark photo score: 105

1.4μm large pixels brighten and bring out the details of nightscape photos.
SLR-level Dual Pixel Autofocus allows the Mi 8 to snap photos rapidly.

Optical zoom
4-axis optical stabilization
1.4μm large pixels
Dual camera designed for portraits
Dual Pixel Autofocus
12MP + 12MP
dual camera
Hardware multi-frame noise reduction

7 Studio Lighting Modes

Easily shoot portraits with studio-like lighting, powered by AI

Mi 8 is a portrait studio in your pocket. Instantly transport your portrait to the shadow under a summer tree, or beneath a window where gentle rays shine through.

AI short video editing

Instant cinematic quality

On the street or at home, shoot attractive short videos with ease. With 7 AI-powered effects, you can edit, add music, and include tints colors to give your video the feeling of Hollywood trailer.

AI scenescape photography

Intelligently detects 206 scenes Real-time optimization

The AI camera can distinguish between 206 common scenes and automatically adjusts exposure, saturation, and optimises your photos in real-time.

20MP front camera

3D Beautify blurs backgrounds for stunning portraits

Powerful analytic capabilities coupled with 1.8μm 4-in-1 Super Pixel technology to produce clearer, brighter selfies.
The newly upgraded 3D Beautify uses AI to blur backgrounds with a single camera. It’s as if each shot is taken in front of a studio canvas.

3D Beautify

Highlights features and shows a real-time preview

AI analyzes every facial feature and creates a 3D model, which it uses to highlight features and capture your best self. It can even detect the angle of the shot to ensure that your selfies are always natural.

Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 845

Flagship processor

The Snapdragon™ 845 is another leap forward in performance from Qualcomm®.
Whether you’re switching between multiple apps or battling the enemy in an intense game, this processor is an indispensable tool.

IR face unlock

Instant face unlocking even in darkness

Multifunction NFC

Not just your phone—your wallet too
Supports Android Pay

3D structured-light face unlock

More secure face recognition

The forefront of facial recogntion tech in the space of a square inch. An infrared camera, flood illuminator, dot projector and more combine to form the structured-light 3D scanner. It’s a more secure way to unlock with a glance.

AR emojis

By capturing the movement of 52 facial muscles, these animated friends are able to imitate not only your facial expressions, but your voice too.


Blue | Gold | White | Black


Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 845

CPU Clock Speed, up to 2.8GHz
Qualcomm® Adreno™ 630 GPU, up to 710MHz


6GB + 128GBLargest available for Mi 8

6GB LPDDR4x dual-channel
64GB/128GB UFS flash storage

8GB + 128GBMi 8 Explorer Edition

8GB LPDDR4x dual-channel
128GB UFS flash storage

*Actual free memory and capacity may vary due to various factors. As the operating system occupies a portion of the RAM, actual available memory is less than stated. As the phone comes with pre-installed applications, the actual storage size is smaller than stated.


6.21″ AMOLED display

2248 x 1080 FHD+, 402 PPI
600nit (HBM), 430nit (typ) brightness
60000:1(min) contrast ratio
DCI-P3 color gamut
Supports Always-on display mode
Supports Color temperature adjustment | Standard mode
Supports Sunlight mode | Reading mode


Ultra light-sensitive AI cameraDxOMark photo score: 105

12MP wide-angle lens, 4-axis optical stabilizer, f/1.8
12MP telephoto lens, portrait lens, f/2.4

Rear camera

Portrait mode with background blurring
Dual pixel autofocus
4-axis optical image stabilizer
Single-tone flash
Low light enhancement
HDR imaging
Panorama mode
Burst mode
Face recognition
AI Beautify

AI scene detection

Detects 25 categories of objects and up to 206 different scenes
AI dynamic bokeh
AI studio lighting
AI short video editing
AI high-res photos

Front camera

20MP front camera
3D Beautify
AI portrait mode
AI detection of 10 different scenes
Selfie timer
Face recognition


4K video, 30 fps
1080p, 30 fps
720p, 30 fps
Slow motion video, 720p, 240fps; 1080p, 240fps
High frame-rate videos 1080p,120fps

Face Unlock

Mi 8

IR face unlock

Mi 8 Explorer Edition

3D structured-light face unlock

Fingerprint unlock

Mi 8

Rear fingerprint sensor

Mi 8 Explorer Edition

Pressure-sensitive in-screen fingerprint sensor

Charging and battery

Mi 8

3400mAh (typ)/ 3300mAh (min)
Supports Quick Charge 4+*
USB Type-C reversible connector port
Built-in rechargeable battery

Packaging includes an 18W QC3.0 charger;
The phone supports Quick Charge 4+.

Mi 8 Explorer Edition

3000mAh (typ)/ 2900mAh (min)
Supports Quick Charge 4+*
USB Type-C reversible connector port
Built-in rechargeable battery

Packaging includes an 18W QC3.0 charger;
The phone supports Quick Charge 4+.


Supports dual nano-SIM cards.
When using both SIM card slots, either card can be set as the primary card

Supported frequency bands

GSM B2 / B3 / B5 / B8
WCDMA B1 / B2 / B4 / B5 / B8
TD-SCDMA B34 / B39
TD-LTE B34 / B38 / B39 / B40 / B41 (120MHz)
FDD-LTE B1 / B2 / B3 / B4 / B5 / B7 / B8 / B12 / B17 / B20

LTE B41 4 antenna technology, supports 4×4 MIMO

Wireless network

Supports protocols: 802.11a/b/g/n/ac
Supports 2.4G WiFi / Supports 5G WiFi / Supports WiFi Direct
Supports WiFi 2×2 MIMO technology, supports MU-MIMO
Supports WiFi Display
Supports Bluetooth 5.0
Supports AAC/aptX/aptX-HD audio frequency


Mi 8

Height: 154.9mm;
Width: 74.8mm;
Thickness: 7.6mm;
Weight: 175g

Mi 8 Explorer Edition

Hight: 154.9mm;
Width: 74.8mm;
Thickness: 7.6mm;
Weight: 177g

Fingerprint sensor
and buttons

Mi 8

Volume up/down
Power button
SIM card slot
Fingerprint sensor
USB Type-C

Mi 8 Explorer Edition

Volume up/down
Power button
SIM card slot
USB Type-C

Navigation and positioning

Dual-frequency GPS

Simultaneously receives L1 /L5 frequency GPS signals

  • GPS:L1+L5
  • Galileo:E1+E5a
  • QZSS:L1+L5
  • Beidou:B1


  • Proximity sensor
  • Gyroscope
  • Accelerometer
  • Electronic compass
  • Vibration motor
  • Barometer
  • Hall sensor
  • Ambient light sensor


  • MP4
  • M4V
  • MKV
  • XVID
  • WAV
  • AAC
  • MP3
  • FLAC
  • APE

Supported video formats: H.264(Baseline/Main/High profile), MPEG4 (Simple profile/ASP); Supported audio formats: PCM, AAC/AAC+/eAAC+, MP3, AMR–NB and WB, FLAC, APE, WAV.

Package contents

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