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 introducedĀ 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 seriesĀ can check the update by going to Settingsā†’My Deviceā†’MIUI Version.Ā Users of Xiaomi Mi 8 and Xiaomi Mi 8 Explorer Edition can upgrade to the latest system.Ā Users of the Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro can upgrade to the latest development version.

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The 960fps slow-motion modeĀ can capture 960 moments in 1 second.Ā There is also an AI smart soundtrack, one-click generation of beautiful video.Ā 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. TheĀ 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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  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.