Today, Xiaomi announced that its Tmall Super Brand Day Sale will open at 00:00 on July 11th. During this sale, Xiaomi’s flagship, Xiaomi Mi 8, will be available for sale at launch price. All three variants of this smartphone will be available for sale. The 6GB+64GB version will sell 2699 Yuan ($406) while the 6GB+128GB and 6GB+256GB variants go for 2999 Yuan ($452) and 3299 Yuan ($497) respectively. Xiaomi Mi 8 was released on May 31 in Shenzhen alongside other products. As of now, Xiaomi official website has this product on appointment but the production capacity of Xiaomi Mi 8 has been greatly improved compared with the initial stage of sales.
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