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Mi 8

The 2018 Xiaomi Flagship

Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 845 | AI dual camera with optical zoom | Dual-frequency GPS

IR face unlock | 6.21” AMOLED Full Screen Display

  • Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 845 Flagship processor with AIE 845
  • Dual-frequency GPS High-accuracy navigation
  • IR face unlock Instant face unlocking even in darkness
  • 6.21” AMOLED Full Screen Display High contrast, wide color gamut
  • Ultra-thin four-sided curved body Rounded and lightweight
    for great hand-feel
  • 20MP front camera AI-powered Beautify
  • AI dual camera with optical zoom 12MP + 12MP
  • AI scene detection Studio lighting effects
    206 detectable scenes
  • AI short video editing Instant cinematic quality
  • 3400 mAh (typ) battery Supports Quick Charge 4+*
  • Multifunction NFC Supports Android Pay
  • Multiple bands support 6 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.

  • Customized rounded corners Customized raindrop curves

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.

  • 60000:1 High contrast
  • DCI-P3 Wide color gamut
  • 86.68% Screen to body ratio
  • 18.7:9 2248x1080 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.

  • Rainbow

    Languid and dreamlike colors dance in the sunset after the rain

    Note: Will be available via OTA (see footnote for details).

  • Shutter

    Soft rays shine through the shadows to create a powerful contrast between light and dark

    Note: Will be available via OTA (see footnote for details).

  • Leaf

    Sunshine passes through hanging leaves so that speckles of shadow and light intersect

    Note: Will be available via OTA (see footnote for details).

  • Movie

    Lighting that imitates the classic films of time past

    Note: Will be available via OTA (see footnote for details).

  • Dot

    A breezy morning encircled by bouncing light creates a lively portrait

    Note: Will be available via OTA (see footnote for details).

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.

  • Movie
  • Epic
  • Metropolis
  • Halo
  • Upbeat
  • Stop motion
  • Dynamic

Note: Will be available via OTA (see footnote for details).

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.

  • AI scene detection

    Automatic optimizations capture
    vast scenic beauty

  • AI nightscape recognition

    Smarter analytics means clearer
    nightscape photos

  • AI portrait recognition

    Spectacular portraits are instant
    and effortless

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.

  • Slimming
  • Big eyes
  • Nose
  • Risorius
  • Lips
  • Chin

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

Note: Only available in certain regions.

Multifunction NFC

Not just your phone—your wallet too
Supports Android Pay

Mi 8 Explorer Edition

Transparent glass body. Stand out from the crowd.

Available only in the Mi 8 Explorer Edition:

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.

World's first pressure sensitive
in-screen fingerprint sensor

A highly sensitive pressure sensor that improves the rate of fingerprint recognition. When unlocking, it also vibrates the finger to complete the unlocking experience.

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Information about this product's configuration and images of the motherboard as well as other related images on this page should be taken as in reference to the 6GB + 128GB model. Actual features and data may vary by model number. See the specifications page for information on other models; Screen to body ratio may vary based on the method of measurement used. Actual data may vary, all data is obtained from testing and calculations from Xiaomi laboratories; 3400mAh is the typical capacity of the battery for the Mi 8. This value may vary in the Mi 8 Explorer Edition; Packaging includes an 18W QC3.0 charger; The phone supports Quick Charge 4+. Because of the higher screen to body ratio, the display measures 6.21 inches, compared to 5.5 inches on a traditional Mi phone of the same body dimensions; The Mi 8 uses a Broadcom 47755 dual frequency GPS chip, making it the first ever smartphone equipped with dual frequency GPS technology. Information on DXOmark camera ratings can be found at: https://www.dxomark.com; "On the street or at home, shoot attractive... to give your video the feeling of a Hollywood trailer" refers to the intelligence, style, and convenience of the AI editing feature and does not indicate that the video actually comes from or has any relation to Hollywood; AI Studio quality lighting and video editing will not be available out-of-the-box, and will be available via OTA. Please refer to the official MIUI website (www.miui.com) for future releases of this feature. The 206 recognizable scenes are obtained from 25 categories of recognizable objects. Scene recognition relies on the subjective perception of the AI. The 4-in-1 Super Pixel refers to the front-facing camera's ability to combine four pixels into a single 1.8μm large pixel in dim light environments; Referring to IR face unlock, the claim of "Instant face unlocking even in darkness" is based on testing by Xiaomi laboratories. In the testing environment, all lights were turned off and all natural and artificial light sources were covered; IR face unlock is only available in certain regions; The components displayed on the Mi 8 Explorer Edition may not be a one-to-one representation of the actual components in the device; "Pressure sensitive in-screen fingerprint sensor" indicates that compared to typical in-screen fingerprint reading, the Mi 8's fingerprint recognition technology has added a pressure-trigger mechanism that triggers the unlock mechanism through its highly sensitive pressure sensor when it senses the press of a finger; 3D structured-light face unlock, the pressure sensitive in-screen fingerprint unlock, AR emojis, and transparent glass body are exclusive to the Mi 8 Explorer Edition. AR emojis will not be available out-of-the-box, and will be available via OTA. All comparisons made on this page to typical phones refer to typical Xiaomi phones; Unless otherwise indicated on the Mi 8 product page, all data come from by Xiaomi Laboratories, product design specifications and supplier data. The testing data may vary slightly between different test versions and testing environments. All figures shown on the product page are for reference only and may not reflect the actual product.