Chinese manufacturing giant, Xiaomi, held a conference some months ago where it released a couple of products including the Xiaomi Mi 8 series. The Xiaomi Mi 8 series is an absolute protagonist, and this series has Xiaomi Mi 8, Mi 8 SE and Mi 8 Explorer Edition. Of these smartphones, the Xiaomi Mi 8 SE is not very attractive and it is a quasi-flagship for those who fancy portable phones. However, if you take a close look at this smartphone, you will realize that it offers a good run for the money. Let’s look at the details of this device.
The Xiaomi Mi 8 SE is the world’s first smartphone to use the Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 quasi-flagship processor. The performance of Snapdragon 710 is 20% higher than SD660 and the SD710 application opening speed is increased by 15%. You also have 6GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage for a seamless operation.
The Xiaomi Mi 8 SE is equipped with a 5.88 inch Samsung AMOLED screen with a resolution of 2244×1080. It has an aspect ratio of 18.7:9, 600 nits maximum brightness, 60,000:1 high contrast, and consumes lower power. Xiaomi Mi 8 SE has a screen-to-body ratio of 86.12% owing to its ultra-thin bezels. Although the screen size is 5.88 inches, the phone size is comparable to that of the traditional 5.2-inch screen.
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In the camera department, the Xiaomi Mi 8 SE is equipped with an AI-assisted dual rear camera setup. It has a 12MP + 5MP configuration on the rear and a 20MP sensor for selfies. Its main sensor is a Sony IMX363, the same as the Xiaomi Mi 8 with 1.4um unit pixel area. Mi 8 SE also has a built-in AI scene camera. It can identify 206 scenes and intelligently optimize the camera effect. This smartphone runs on Android Oreo and a 3120 mAh battery keeps its lights on.
Xiaomi Mi 8 SE is not much different from the flagship Xiaomi Mi 8 in terms of hardware configuration. If you don’t mind its small size, then you have a fairly well-performing smartphone in your hands for cheap.
Where To Buy The Xiaomi Mi 8 SE
The Xiaomi Mi 8 SE is currently available in different stores. As usual, we there are links to different stores for you to make your choice.Buy the Xiaomi Mi 8 SE on Gearbest (6GB+64GB) for $309.99
Geekbuying has the Mi 8 SE (6GB+64GB) for $329.99
Also available in Banggood (6GB+64GB) for $428.56
Xiaomi Mi 8 SE (6GB+64GB) available in Lightinthebox for $433.99