Almost two months back, Xiaomi announced two flagship devices i.e. Mi 8 and Mi 8 SE in China. Out of these two devices from Xiaomi, Mi 8 came with only 6GB of RAM with different variants for internal storage (64GB / 128GB / 256GB) with no 8 GB RAM variant.

Today, Xiaomi has unveiled one new variant for the Mi 8 with higher RAM. The company has launched Mi 8 8GB RAM variant in China which will be available for sale starting 14th August.The new 8GB RAM + 128GB ROM variant of Mi 8 is priced at 3299 Yuan (~$485 or Rs. 33,000). The price is the same as that of 6GB RAM + 256GB internal storage variant. This announcement of the new variant makes a total of four available variants available in China for the Xiaomi flagship device.

Xiaomi Mi 8 8 GB e1533748392366 Xiaomi Mi 8 8GB RAM variant unveiled in China for 3299 Yuan 1

The price for earlier variants are as follows:

  • 6GB + 64GB   : 2699 yuan (~US$ 420 / Rs. 28,500)
  • 6GB + 128GB : 2999 yuan (~US$ 470 / Rs. 31,600)
  • 6GB + 256GB : 3299 yuan (~US$ 510 / Rs. 34,800)

Xiaomi Mi 8 specifications

  • 6.21-inch (2248 × 1080 pixels) Full HD+ 18:7:9 AMOLED display
  • 2.8GHz Octa-Core Snapdragon 845 64-bit 10nm Mobile Platform with Adreno 630 GPU
  • 6GB / 8GB RAM with 64GB / 128GB  / 256GB (UFS 2.1) storage
  • Android 8.1 (Oreo) with MIUI 9, upgradable to MIUI 10
  • Dual SIM (nano + nano), IR Face unlock, Fingerprint sensor
  • 12MP rear camera with 26mm wide-angle lens, 1/2.6″ Sony IMX363 sensor, f/1.8 aperture, 1.4µm pixel size, dual-tone LED flash, 4-axis OIS, Optical zoom, 4K video recording + secondary 12MP rear camera with  Samsung S5K3M3 sensor,  f/2.4 aperture, 1.0µm pixel size, 2X zoom
  • 20MP front-snapper with real-time AI portraits
  • Dimensions: 154.9×74.8x 7.6 mm
  • Weight: 175g
  • Dual 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11ac dual-band (2×2 MU-MIMO ), Bluetooth 5, Dual-frequency (L1+L5) GPS/GLONASS/Beidou, NFC, USB Type-C
  • 3400mAh battery with Quick Charge 4+ fast charging
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