XIaomi Mi 8 First Preview
Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi has announced in an event on 31st of may, celebrating company 8th anniversary with the launch of their latest Mi series flagship devices, The Mi 8, Mi 8 Explorer Editions and Mi 8 SE. The new Xiaomi Mi 8 device comes with a large 6.21 inch Samsung AMOLED screen, supporting P3 wide color gamut, bright and transparent; back with a unique “drop arc” design, four-curved glass body under a 7-series aluminum frame precision convergence, the fuselage is equivalent to 5.5 “Traditional mobile phones have a back curvature that matches the palm of your hand and a one-handed, rounded feel. Mi 8 measurements are 154.9mm x 74.8mm x 7.6mm and weigh 175g, and It comes in white, gold, blue and black variants.
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XIaomi Mi 8 [Black Edition]
Xiaomi Mi 8 | Display
The Mi Xiaomi 8 uses a 6.21 inch Samsung AMOLED screen with a resolution of 2248×1080 pixels with an aspect ratio of 18.7:9, a screen share of 86.68%, with a maximum brightness of 600nits.
Xiaomi Mi 8 | Processor
The Mi 8 and Mi 8 Explorer Edition are both powered by a snappy octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SoC coupled with Adreno 630 GPU. while the lower model, called Mi 8 SE is based on Qualcomm SDM710 Snapdragon 710 processor, designed for mid-range users looking for a low-cost handset.
Xiaomi Mi 8 | Camera
The Xiaomi Mi 8 not only supports AI scenes. The camera can perform AI optimization on 206 types of scenes. It also adds 7 kinds of studio lighting effects based on AI portrait mode and can obtain a more accurate depth of field data for background optimization through big data. At the same time, Xiaomi 8 also has a built-in AI short video editing function. After the user records a high frame rate video of 120 fps or more, one of the default 7 preset styles can be used for one-touch processing. The front-end 20-megapixel camera with pixel-in-one technology has added AI micro-shaping beauty to further enhance the self-portrait experience.
It uses the same rear camera module as the Mimi MIX 2S, the wide-angle lens is the Sony IMX363, 12 million pixels, F1.8 aperture, the unit pixel area of 1.4μm, supports 2PD dual-core focusing, and the telephoto lens is Samsung S5K3M3, aperture F2 .4, the unit pixel area is 1.0μm. After two months of adjustment, DxOMark rated Xiaomi 8 with a camera score of 105 points, 4 points higher than Apple’s iPhone X.
Xiaomi Mi 8 | Face Recognition
The Xiaomi Mi 8 supports infrared face recognition, which also enables quick unlocking at night. Xiaomi added a new infrared lens and infrared lighting components to build 4096 feature latitudes for high-precision smart matching. The unlocking method of the infrared face can effectively avoid the usage of photos, videos, and other tricks to bypass security, and those providing a safer face unlocking scheme. Under the black environment, it can be quickly unlocked.
Xiaomi Mi 8 | GPS
The Xiaomi Mi 8 is the world’s first smartphone equipped with dual-frequency GPS. It supports dual-frequency positioning using the L1 band of 1575.42 MHz and the L5 band of 1176.45 MHz. It can be used for all applications that require location-based services, such as maps and taxis. Effectively avoid inaccurate positioning. The new machine runs the latest MIUI 10
Xiaomi Mi 8 | Battery
Millet 8 built-in 3400mAh battery, supporting the latest QC4 + fast charging technology, standard 18W charger, but without wireless charging support.