Xiaomi Mi 8 Youth Edition gets a new 4GB RAM, 128GB storage variant: price, release date

“Xiaomi Mi 8 Youth Edition 4GB RAM and 128GB storage is priced at RMB 1,699 and goes on sale in China on November 16th”

Xiaomi has announced that it will release a new Mi 8 Youth Edition variant in China on November 16th. This new Mi 8 Youth Edition variant will come with 4GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage, while the remaining specifications will remain the same. The Mi 8 Youth Edition is the China variant of the Mi 8 Lite and was launched in September this year. It has a 6.26-inch display, Snapdragon 660 SoC, and dual rear cameras.

xiaomi mi 8 youth edition new variant

The new Mi 8 Youth Edition variant with 4GB RAM and 128GB storage will cost RMB 1,699 (~Rs 17,700). This is the same price as the handset’s 6GB RAM + 64GB storage variant. Other variants of the handset include 4GB RAM + 64GB storage (RMB 1,399) and 6GB RAM + 128GB storage (RMB 1,999). It doesn’t look like Xiaomi will be releasing the new configuration in the global markets just yet as the official site still has no mention of it and there has been no communication in this regard by the brand so far.

Mi 8 Youth Edition has a 6.26-inch full-HD+ screen, 19:9 aspect ratio, and a notch on top. Under the hood, the smartphone is powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 660 processor and runs Android Oreo-based MIUI 10 software. For security, the Mi 8 Lite features a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner but does not have IR face unlock.

Xiaomi Mi 8 Youth official

On the optics front, the Mi 8 Youth Edition has a dual rear camera system with a 12MP primary sensor and a secondary 5MP lens for depth sensing. On the front side the device houses a 24MP snapper for selfies and video calling needs. It runs on an MIUI skin based on Android 8.1 Oreo and sips juice from a 3350 mAh battery with support for Quick Charge 3.0. On the connectivity front, the smartphone include Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 5.0 with LE, GPS with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector.

Xiaomi Mi 8 Youth (Mi 8 Lite) Specifications
Performance
Octa core (2.2 GHz, Quad Core + 1.8 GHz, Quad core)
Snapdragon 660
4 GB RAM
Display
6.26 inches (15.9 cm)
1080x2280 px, 403 PPI
IPS LCD
Camera
12 MP + 5 MP Dual Primary Cameras
LED Flash
24 MP Front Camera
Battery
3350 mAh
Quick Charging 3.0
USB Type-C port
Xiaomi Mi 8 Youth (Mi 8 Lite) Price, Launch Date
Expected Price: Rs. 14,890
Release Date: 10-Jul-2019 (Expected)
Variant: 4 GB RAM / 64 GB internal storage
Phone Status: Upcoming Phone
Xiaomi Mi 8 Youth (Mi 8 Lite) Video
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