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Xiaomi Mi 8, Explorer Edition and SE Compact Model Announced


Xiaomi on Thursday morning introduced another smartphone. Mi 8 becomes the first for this manufacturer with a notch in the screen. The Samsung AMOLED panel measures 6.21 inches, the cutout is quite large and contains a 20MP camera.

The back glass surface is curved on four sides, the frame is aluminum. Inside is the Snapdragon 845 chip, the dual rear camera with 12MP sensors in DxOMark scored 105 points, which is quite a lot. Xiaomi claims it is the first smartphone with dual GPS frequencies, which should improve positioning accuracy.


Mi 8 Explorer Edition

Xiaomi Mi devices are excellent devices for their price, although usually they are not the most innovative ones. To dispel such a reputation, the Mi 8 Explorer Edition is being offered. There is a in-screen fingerprint reader when using pressure sensitivity. It is also the first Android smartphone with 3D face recognition technology, and Animoji have not been forgotten.


It is also interesting to note that the back surface is transparent, under which the components of the device are visible.

Mi 8 SE

The third representative of the series was Mi 8 SE. It is smaller, slower and cheaper than the main flagship. It is the first smartphone to be powered by the new Snapdragon 710 processor and has a 5.88-inch OLED screen. The new chip consumes 30% less power versus Snapdragon 660, while the operating speed is 20% faster. There are several more expensive smartphones in China, like the Oppo R15 Pro and Vivo X21, which are powered by Snapdragon 660, and this variant of Xiaomi is quite capable of competing with them.


Price and start date for Xiaomi Mi 8

The starting price of a standard Mi 8 in China in terms of rubles is 26 150 rubles . Explorer Edition will cost 38,750 rubles ., Mi 8 SE in the area of 13,400 rubles . Sales there will begin on June 5 , but only for the main model.

USA is among the other eight countries where the device will go on sale, but the exact date has not been named.

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Author: Jake Pinkman