Mi 8 smartphone was launched in May 2018. The phone comes with a 6.21-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 1080x2248 pixels at a pixel density of 402 pixels per inch (ppi) and an aspect ratio of 18.7:9. Mi 8 is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor that features 4 cores clocked at 2.8GHz and 4 cores clocked at 1.8GHz. It comes with 6GB of RAM. The Mi 8 runs Android Oreo and is powered by a 3400mAh battery.
As far as the cameras are concerned, the Mi 8 on the rear packs a 12-megapixel primary camera with an f/1.8 aperture and a pixel size of 1.4-micron and a second 12-megapixel camera with an f/2.4 aperture and a pixel size of 1.0-micron. The rear camera setup has phase detection autofocus. It sports a 20-megapixel camera on the front for selfies, with an f/2.0 aperture and a pixel size of 0.9-micron.
The Mi 8 runs MIUI 10 based on Android Oreo and packs 64GB of inbuilt storage. The Mi 8 is a dual-SIM (GSM and GSM) smartphone that accepts Nano-SIM and Nano-SIM cards. The Mi 8 measures 154.90 x 74.80 x 7.60mm (height x width x thickness) and weighs 175.00 grams. It was launched in White, Gold, Light Blue, and Black colours.
Connectivity options on the Mi 8 include Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, GPS, Bluetooth v5.00, NFC, USB OTG, USB Type-C, 3G, and 4G (with support for Band 40 used by some LTE networks in India). Sensors on the phone include accelerometer, ambient light sensor, barometer, compass/ magnetometer, gyroscope, proximity sensor, and fingerprint sensor. The Mi 8 supports face unlock.
As of 14th August 2020, Mi 8 price in India starts at Rs. 24,500.