Xiaomi Mi 8 Lite, Mi 8 Pro now official

Xiaomi Mi 8 Lite, Mi 8 Pro now official

Xiaomi recently revealed two new variants for its Mi 8 series– the Mi 8 Lite and the Mi 8 Pro.

The Mi 8 Lite sports a 6.26-inch 19:9 display with 2280 x 1080 resolution, Snapdragon 660 processor, 4GB/6GB RAM, 64GB/128GB internal storage, 12MP + 5MP dual rear cameras, 24MP front, and 3,350mAh battery with Quick charge 3.0 technology.


The Mi 8 Pro, on the other hand, comes with a 6.21-inch Super AMOLED display with 2248 x 1080 resolution, Snapdragon 845 processor, 6GB/8GB RAM, 128GB internal storage, dual 12MP rear cameras, 20MP front, and 3,400mAh battery with fast charging. Xiaomi also implemented an in-display fingerprint scanner technology which is similar to VIVO’s latest smartphones.

Xiaomi Mi 8 Lite specifications:

  • 6.26-inch 19:9 Full HD+ display @ 2280 x 1080px
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 AIE octa-core processor
  • Adreno 512
  • 4GB/6GB RAM
  • 64GB/128GB internal storage
  • 12MP f/1.9 + 5MP dual rear cameras
  • 24MP front camera
  • Dual-nano SIM cards
  • Dual 4G LTE
  • Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n/ac
  • Bluetooth 5.0
  • GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS, Beidou
  • Fingerprint Scanner (rear mounted)
  • USB Type-C
  • Android 8 Oreo
  • 3,350mAh battery with QC 3.0 fast charging
  • 156.4 x 75.8 x 7.5mm
  • 169 g

Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro key specifications:

  • 6.21-inch Super AMOLED display @ 2248 x 1080px
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 octa-core processor
  • Adreno 640 GPU
  • 6GB/8GB RAM
  • 128GB internal storage
  • Dual 12MP rear cameras
  • 20MP front camera
  • Wi-Fi
  • GPS
  • Bluetooth
  • 4G LTE
  • USB Type-C
  • In-display fingerprint scanner
  • IR Face Unlock
  • Android 8.1 Oreo
  • 3,400mAh battery with fast charging

The Xiaomi Mi 8 Lite starts at CNY1,399 (~Php11,040) while the Mi 8 Pro is priced at  CNY3,199 (~Php25,246) for the 6GB + 128GB variant and CNY3599 (~Php28,402) for the 8GB + 128GB variant.

Source: GizmoChina, Mi website

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3 Responses

  1. James says:

    “with both sporting an in-display fingerprint scanner.”

    I believe that is only available on the Mi 8 Pro.

  2. Vi says:

    Love the Twilight Gold color, but both Lite and Pro don’t have 3.5mm jacks :( The Pro has a USB type C to 3.5mm adapter, though.

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