On May 31, Xiaomi released its second Snapdragon 845 flagship smartphone, Xiaomi Mi 8 in Shenzhen. As at the time of release, this smartphone came in three variants, all having 6GB of RAM with 64GB, 128GB, and 256GB of internal memory. Now, it appears that two new versions of this smartphone is on its way. Today, information from TENAA suggests that Xiaomi is working on a 4GB and 8GB version of the Xiaomi Mi 8. The internal memory of these devices are not known for now but it is not likely that the new RAM sizes (4GB & 8GB) will come with three memory options like the 6GB RAM variant. As we all know, Xiaomi Mi 8 (6GB + 64GB) was launched for 2699 Yuan ($403), if Xiaomi launches a 4GB RAM version, then its price should be well below 2500 Yuan ($374).
Xiaomi Mi 8 main selling points revolve around the inclusion of a dual-frequency GPS with accurate precision positioning, Snapdragon 845 SoC, DxOMark camera rating of 105, multi-functional NFC (support 167 city bus card), full-screen 5.0, dual 4G dual VoLTE, AI voice assistant and so on.
This smartphone is powered by the flagship Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 along with 6GB of RAM and 64GB, 128GB or 256GB of internal storage. The hardware combo is so high-end that it managed to score over 300, 000 on the Antutu benchmark software, making it the best scoring Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 phone on the market. The Xiaomi Mi 8 packs a 12MP+12MP rear camera setup with 1.4um pixel size, 4-axis OIS, dual-pixel autofocus and AI scene detection. Meanwhile, on the front, we find a 20MP shooter with 1.8um massive pixels, F/2.0 aperture, AI portrait mode and AI beautify. Along with the 20MP front camera, we also find an infrared lighting emitter and an infrared lens for Face Unlock to work.
As of now, this smartphone seems to be cheapest on Geekbuying. See the prices and buy links below