Mi8 Explorer Edition with in-display fingerprint, MIUI 10, 8GB ROM launched in China


Mi on its 8th anniversary has launched multiple products including Mi8, Mi8 explorer edition, MIUI 10 and MI Band 3. Mi8 explorer edition comes with 3D facial recognition, in-display fingerprint scanner and transparent body. Mi8 explorer edition price in India is rs. 36,999 and in china 3,699 yuan.

Mi8 explorer edition
Mi8 explorer edition
Key features and USP of Mi8 explorer edition
  1. 6.21 inch Samsung AMOLED screen
  2. 8GB RAM
  3. 128GB inbuilt storage
  4. Snapdragon 845 flagship processor
  5. 12MP+12MP AI super sensitive dual camera
  6. 20 MP selfie camera with 3D beauty
  7. In-display Fingerprint recognition
  8. 3000 mAh batter with QC 4.0+ fast charging
  9. MIUI 10
  10. 3D face recognition

Also Read, Xiaomi launched Anniversary Model Mi8 in China

Review and Analysis of Mi8 explorer edition

Mi8 EE claims to be world first in-display fingerprint scanner phone however Vivo X21 inbuilt fingerprint sensor has beaten it with couple of days.Though Mi8 and Mi8 explorer can claim to be world’s first dual frequency L1 and L5 GPS phone with ultra-precise positioning.

It comes with 6.21 inch Samsung AMOLED screen along with wide color gamut and high contrast. Mi8 EE comes with high screen accounting with 18.7:9 aspect ratio and features a 2.5D translucent glass rear that is curved towards the edges.

It comes with AI zoom dual camera and DxO super percent camera. Rear camera is 12MP+12MP with Sony IMX363 lens. Mi 8 comes with 7 kinds of AI studio lightening effects. Smart AI camera can distinguish among 206 camera scene and automatically optimize exposure and saturation.

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Mi8 EE comes with 3D facial recognition made up of infrared cameras, floodlight and dot matrix projections for a safer facial recognition. It claims to be first in the world along with pressure sensitive inbuilt screen fingerprint recognition.

Full Features and Specifications of Mi8 EE

Screen Size : 6.21 inch Samsung AMOLED screen

Screen Resolution : FHD+ 2248 x 1080 with 402 ppi

Physical Dimensions : 154.9*74.8*7.6mm

Weight : 177 gms


ROM : 128 GB inbuilt storage

User Interface : MIUI 10

Operating System : Android Oreo

Processor : 2.8 GHz octa-core processor

Chipset : Snapdragon 845 flagship processor

GPU : Adreno 630 graphics processor highest frequency 710MHz

Rear Camera : Dual rear camera with DxO super-percent camera, 12MP wide-angle lens, 4-axis optical image stabilization, f/1.8 and 12MP telephoto lens, portrait lens, f/2.4, Portrait Mode, Bokeh, Dual PD Dual-Focus Focus , 4-Axis Optical Image Stabilization , Monochrome Warm Flash  Dark Light Enhancement Technology , High Dynamic Range Adjustment, Panorama Mode, Burst Mode, Face Recognition, AI Beauty

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Selfie Camera : 20 MP front camera, 3D Beauty, AI Portrait Mode, 10 Class AI Scene Mode, Countdown Self-timer, Face Recognition Function, Mirror Function, Front HDR

AI Scene Camera : 25 Labels, Up to 206 Scene Recognition, AI Dynamic Spot, AI Studio Light Effect, AI Smart Effect, AI Super Resolution Photograph, AI Smart Artifact, AI Business Card Recognition, AI Smart Translation, AI Smart Currency Conversion, AI Pat Li Amoy

Video recording formats : 4K video capture, 30fps: 1080p video capture, 30fps: 720p video capture, 30fps : slow motion video, 720p 240fps, 1080p 240fps: high frame rate video 1080p 120fps

Audio Format : MP4, M4V, MKV, XVID, WAV, AAC, MP3, AMR, FLAC, APE, support PCM, AAC/AAC+/eAAC+, MP3, AMR-NB and WB , FLAC, APE, WAV and other audio formats

Video Format : H.265/HEVC (Main profile), H.264 (Baseline/Main/High profile), MPEG4 (Simple profile/ASP) and other video formats, support HDR10 when playing HDR10 video content

Sim Slot :Dual Nano-SIM card slot, support dual-card VoLTE HD voice 2

Network : GSM B2 / B3 / B5 / B8, CDMA 1X / EVDO BC0, WCDMA B1 / B2 / B4 / B5 / B8
TD-SCDMA B34 / B39, TD-LTE B34 / B38 / B39 / B40 / B41 (120MHz), FDD-LTE B1 / B2 / B3 / B4 / B5 / B7 / B8 / B12 / B17 / B20, LTE B41 4 antenna technology supporting 4×4 MIMO

Connectivity : Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n/ac, 2.4G WiFi, 5G WiFi, WiFi Direct, WiFi 2×2 MIMO Technology, MU-MIMO, WiFi Display, Bluetooth 5.0, AAC / aptX / aptX-HD Audio

Sensors: distance sensor, Gyro, Acceleration sensor,E compass, Vibration motor,Barometer, Hall sensor, Ambient light sensor

Fingerprint recognition : pressure screen fingerprint recognition

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Face Recognition : 3D structure light face recognition

Navigation and Positioning : The world’s first dual-band GPS can simultaneously receive L1 / L5 dual-band GPS signals. GPS: L1+L5, Galileo: E1+E5a, QZSS: L1+L5, GLONASS: L1, Beidou:B1

Color Options : Translucent rear

Battery : 3000 mAh QC 4.0+ Fast Charge, USB type C

In the box contents : Mi8 EE, Protective Case, Power Adapter, USB Type-C Data Cable, Type-C TO AUDIO Extension Cable, Ejector tool

Price in India : starts Rs. 36,999 and Yuan 3,699 in China

Source in Chinese

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