Xiaomi Mi 8 series flagships get 960fps slow-motion video & super night scene mode update


Xiaomi Mi 8

Today, MIUI officially announced that the Xiaomi 8 series flagships have added two heavyweight features: 960fps slow-motion video and handheld super night scenes. This update was already available for some models in this series like the Xiaomi Mi 8 but now, all the flagships in the series are receiving the update. The Xiaomi Mi 8 series was launched on May 31st in Shenzhen. At the time, Xiaomi introduced Xiaomi Mi 8, Xiaomi Mi 8 SE (quasi flagship) and Xiaomi Mi 8 Explorer Edition. A few months later, the company added the Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro and Xiaomi Mi 8 Lite (mid-range) to take the number of smartphones in the series to five although only three are flagship smartphones.

Users of the Xiaomi 8 series can check the update by going to Settings→My Device→MIUI Version. Users of Xiaomi Mi 8 and Xiaomi Mi 8 Explorer Edition can upgrade to the latest system. Users of the Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro can upgrade to the latest development version.

The 960fps slow-motion mode can capture 960 moments in 1 second. There is also an AI smart soundtrack, one-click generation of beautiful video. The principle of the super night scene mode feature is that when the shutter is pressed, the camera will take 8 photos with different exposure schemes at the same time, and select key features for comparison. The final image is a combination of the best aspect of the eight images. The company also reiterated the minimal prices of the Xiaomi Mi 8. The 6GB+64GB version sells for 2299 yuan ($334) while the 8GB+128GB version goes for 2899 yuan ($421).

Xiaomi Mi 8 (6GB+64GB) on Gearbest for $369.99

Xiaomi Mi 8 (6GB+128GB) on Gearbest for $439.99

Xiaomi Mi 8 (6GB+64GB) on Geekbuying for $419.99

Xiaomi Mi 8 (6GB+128GB) on Geekbuying for $479.99

Xiaomi Mi 8 (6GB+64GB) on Banggood for $399.99

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2 Comments

  1. Freeje238
    December 18, 2018

    What update? None yet for the global ROM! Must be the usual beta.

  2. Rob4991
    December 18, 2018

    I’m on MIUI10.1.1.0 PEAMIFI (since yesterday) but I don’t have a 960fps option.