Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro & Mi 8 Lite Smartphones Launched in China; Gets In-Display Fingerprint Reader & IR-Based Face-Unlock
Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro (Photo Credit Official: Website China)

Xiaomi introduced two new additions to its Mi 8 series – Mi 8 Pro and Mi 8 Lite (Youth Edition) at an event held in China on September 20. The new smartphones in Mi 8 series come with a few improvements as compared to its predecessors Mi 8 and Mi 8 Explorer Edition, which were launched earlier this year. With the new Mi 8 Pro, Xiaomi introduces in-display fingerprint scanner called a pressure-sensitive fingerprint scanner. Also, the Chinese smartphone maker has done a few changes in their face-unlocking technology by replacing it with an IR-based face-unlock mechanism. Realme 2 Pro: CEO Madhav Seth Confirms Snapdragon 660 SoC & Waterdrop Notch - Watch Video.

Coming to the price, the top-end model Mi 8 Pro comes in two variants. The 6GB RAM + 128GB ROM is priced at Yuan 3,199 (Approx. Rs 33,600), whereas, the 8GB RAM + 128GB ROM at Yuan 3599 (Approx. Rs 37,800). The phones are available in two colours – Autumn Special Edition Twilight Gold and the Transparent Edition. Google Introduces Emergency Call Service in the US to Locate Victims in Distress More Swiftly.

For the toned-down model Mi 8 Lite comes in three variants: 4GB RAM + 64GB ROM at Yuan 1,399 (Approx. Rs 14,000),  6GB RAM + 64GB ROM at Yuan 1,699 (Approx. Rs 17,800) and 6GB RAM + 128GB ROM at  and Yuan 1,999 (Approx. Rs 21,000). Also, the smartphone comes in three colours – Twilight Gold, Dream Blue, Deep Space Gray. New OnePlus 6T Leaked Images Reveals Exciting Features; Launch Likely by Mid-October.

On the specification side, the Mi 8 Pro sports a 6.21-inch AMOLED display with a resolution of 2248 X 1080 pixels at 402 PPI. The device is powered by the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor coupled with up to 8GB RAM and 128GB onboard storage. Also, the smartphone comes with a 3,000 mAh battery with Qualcomm’s Quick Charge 4.0 via USB Type-C port for fast charging purposes. Samsung Galaxy A7 2018 With Rear Triple Camera & Super AMOLED Display Launched Globally.

The phone carries a dual 12MP camera setup at the rear, which enables portrait mode, background blur, dark light enhancement technology and dual camera focus mode. While at the front of the device it comes with 20MP selfie shooter with AI Beautify mode, AI portrait mode and AI scene mode. Also, the rear cameras can capture slow-motion videos of 720p and 1080p at 240fps. Now Experience Internet Browsing in VR With Mozilla Firefox Reality.

The Mi 8 Lite or the Youth Edition, features a 6.26-inch FHD+ display with a resolution of 2280 X 1080 pixels at 403PPI. Powering the smartphone is a Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 AIE SoC paired with up to 6GB RAM and up to 128GB of internal storage. The device features a 3,350mAh battery that supports Qualcomm’s Quick Charge 3.0 technology. On the optics side, the phone comes with dual AI camera of 12MP + 5MP sensors at the rear and a 24MP sensor equipped at the front for selfies and video calling functions.