Xiaomi Mi 8 Specs, review, opinions, comparisons

Discover all the technical specs of the Xiaomi Mi 8 - from its camera and display to performance and battery life.
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Xiaomi Mi 8 Specs, review, opinions, comparisons
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Xiaomi Mi 8 is a 2018 smartphone. It measures 154.9 x 74.8 x 7.6 mm and weighs 175 g. It has a Super AMOLED display measuring 6.21" inches. The resolution is 1080 x 2248 and 402 ppi pixel density.

There is Single front camera with 20 MP. The main camera is Dual with 12 MP.

It runs on Octa-core (4x2.8 GHz Kryo 385 Gold & 4x1.8 GHz Kryo 385 Silver) CPU with 64/128/256 GB, 6 GB RAM 128 GB, 8 GB RAM memory. The battery is 3400 mAh.

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Xiaomi Mi 8 specs

General specs

Brand and model

Xiaomi Mi 8

Release date

2018, May


154.9 x 74.8 x 7.6 mm (6.1 x 2.94 x 0.3 in)


175 g (6.17 oz)

Body build

Front/back glass (Gorilla Glass 5), aluminum frame (7000 series)


Black, Blue, White, Gold


3400 mAh,  Non-removable Li-Po

Approximate price380 EUR





capacitive touchscreen

Display colors


Screen size

6.21" inc

Screen area

97.1 cm2

Screen format

19:9 (height:width)

Screen to body ratio


Screen resolution

1080 x 2248 px

PPI /points per inch/

402 PPI

Screen protection

Corning Gorilla Glass 5

Other - HDR10

Camera and Video

Rear camera, main

12 MP, Dual

Camera specs

-12 MP, f/1.8, 1/2.55'', 1.4µm, 4-axis OIS, dual pixel PDAF
-12 MP, f/2.4, 56mm (telephoto), 1/3.4'', 1.0µm, AF, 2x optical zoom


Dual-LED flash, HDR, panorama

Video 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30/120/240fps, 720p@960fps
DxOMark Main Score99
DxOMark Photo105
DxOMark Video88
Front camera, selfie

20 MP, Single


20 MP, f/2.0, 0.9µm

Video 1080p@30fps


Operating system OS

Android 8.1 (Oreo), upgradable to Android 9.0 (Pie); MIUI 10.1


- Qualcomm SDM845 Snapdragon 845 (10 nm)

Processor CPU

- Octa-core (4x2.8 GHz Kryo 385 Gold & 4x1.8 GHz Kryo 385 Silver)

Graphics processor GPU

- Adreno 630

External memory


Internal memory

64/128/256 GB, 6 GB RAM 128 GB, 8 GB RAM

Antutu 8 score 353884 (Rank 219 of 1138)
Antutu 7 score 297023 (Rank 45 of 2128)
GeekBench 5 Single Core 447 (Rank 670 of 1569)
GeekBench 5 Multi-Core 1898 (Rank 462 of 1564)
GeekBench 4 Single Core 2280 (Rank 67 of 987)
GeekBench 4 Multi-Core 8242 (Rank 52 of 984)
GeekBench 4 RenderScript13089
GeekBench 4 Battery3965

Communication and Connectivity

SIM card Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Network GSM / CDMA / HSPA / LTE
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Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (4CA) Cat16 1024/150 Mbps
Edge Yes
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot
GPS Yes, with dual-band A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO, QZSS
USB Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX HD

Music and Audio

Radio No
Headphone jack No
- Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic

Other features

- Sensors - Infrared face recognition, fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, barometer, compass
- Fast battery charging (Quick Charge 4.0+)
Disclaimer: The information provided here is based on publicly available information and official specifications from Xiaomi. While every effort has been made to provide accurate and reliable information, readers should be aware that specifications are subject to change and updates from Xiaomi may not be reflected.

Xiaomi Mi 8 Review

It's nice to talk about the Xiaomi Mi 8. This model has so much to offer consumers. Most Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 based smartphones are very expensive and Xiaomi Mi 8 has exactly the same. Moreover, it goes hand-in-hand with a high-resolution AMOLED display and notch. It would be unfair not to mention the dual camera with optical stabilization.  ... continues. Read the full Xiaomi Mi 8 review.

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Richard Taylor

Richard Taylor is a technology expert and journalist based in the UK. With a degree in Computer Science from the University of Birmingham, he provides insightful analysis and expert reviews of the latest smartphones and technology. His technical expertise, passion for technology and years of experience make him a trusted source in the industry.

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Frequently Asked Questions

The base approximate price of the Xiaomi Mi 8 was around 380 EUR after it was officially announced. At this point, the price may be lower.
The official release date is 2018, May.
The weight of the Xiaomi Mi 8 is 175 g.
The screen size of the Xiaomi Mi 8 is 6.21" inches.
The size of the Xiaomi Mi 8 is 154.9 x 74.8 x 7.6 mm (HxWxD).

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