Xiaomi Mi 8 Youth allegedly leaked in real-life images; to reportedly feature Snapdragon 660 and 4GB of RAM

“The Mi 8 Youth will reportedly rock the Snapdragon 660 SoC paired with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of storage”

Earlier this year, Xiaomi introduced the Mi 8 (first impression), Mi 8 SE (in pictures), and Mi 8 Explorer Edition in its home market in China. The brand is all set to launch another smartphone in the series dubbed the Mi 8 Youth, which is slated to go live on September 19th. Now, ahead of the announcement, alleged hands-on images of the handset have been spotted on China’s social networking platform, Weibo.

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The Mi 8 Youth images reveal that the device will come with the same model number as spotted on TENAA certification website — M1808D2TG. The About Phone section further mentions that the smartphone features 4GB of RAM, 64GB storage and MIUI 10 OS running on top of Android 8.1 Oreo. At the design front, the Mi 8 Youth can be seen toting a notch display and a dual-camera setup at the top right corner along with a fingerprint sensor on the rear panel.

Xiaomi Mi 8 Youth edition Tenaa

No other specifications were leaked, but IT station, who posted the images on Weibo, claims that the Mi 8 Youth could rock the Snapdragon 660 processor. It contradicts the earlier report, which said that the handset would feature the Snapdragon 710 chipset. Furthermore, there could be another variant of the handset that will ship with 6GB RAM + 128GB storage. As for the pricing, it’s reported to be RMB 1,299 (~ Rs 13,700) for the base variant and RMB 1,799 (~ Rs 19,000) for the top-end model.

Considering the launch is just around the corner, we won’t have to wait for long to see what exactly the Xiaomi Mi 8 Youth brings to the table.  

Xiaomi Mi 8 Youth (Mi 8 Lite) Specifications
Octa core (2.2 GHz, Quad Core + 1.8 GHz, Quad core)
Snapdragon 660
6.26 inches (15.9 cm)
1080x2280 px, 403 PPI
12 MP + 5 MP Dual Primary Cameras
LED Flash
24 MP Front Camera
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: 31-Oct-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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