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Xiaomi Mi 8 256GB

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About Xiaomi

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2. Popularly known as the "Apple of China" for both its insipration and innovation. Xiaomi enjoys a massive following around the globe. Making its appearence in India in 2014, it soon topped the popularity charts by offering high-end specs at low price tags.

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Xiaomi Mi 8 256GB details

Buy For
  • Excellent performance
  • Superb pair of camera
  • Massive internal storage capacity
Beware of
  • Average battery backup
Verdict

The Xiaomi Mi 8 256 GB is  one of those premium smartphones which has onboard some of the amazing features that you would like to have in your smartphone. The performance of the device is at par with the price of the device thanks to the sound processing front. They key feature of this smartphone is the stupendous internal storage capacity, which is rarely seen in other devices. Also, the camera aspect of the device is bang on. Least to say that, it lends users some excellent images. Only, the battery backup of the device is not that great. Thus, if you are looking for a premium smartphone which loaded with features, then this can be your perfect choice.

Powerful smartphone with ginormous storage
Display and Camera

The Xiaomi Mi 8 256 GB  features a 6.21-inch AMOLED display accompanied with a screen resolution of 1,080 x 2,248 pixels. It has a pixel density of 402 PPI, which adds to the clarity in display. Also, it has the design and looks which attracts immediate attention  of the onlookers. It has an excellent pair of cameras,  with 12MP lenses assisted with Dual-Color LED flash.  Those provides quality of images in the low-lit conditions. On the other hand, it has a 20MP front camera which is nothing less than a delight for the selfie lovers. 

Configuration and Storage

The processing aspect of the device is backed by a 2.8GHz Kryo 385 octa-core processor aided with a massive 6GB RAM which makes multitasking almost an innate process. The processor seated upon a Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 chipset, which comes in handy in maintaining the performance level of the device. The storage front of the device consists of an internal storage capacity of 256GB. But it does not have the option of expanding the memory. Having said that, the storage capacity of the device is more than adequate enough to fulfill generic storage needs.   

Battery and Connectivity

The smartphone comes with 3,400 mAh Li-Polymer battery, which provides an average battery backup. Also, the presence quick charging option adds a tad bit effectivity to the battery component of the device. The connectivity options that come with this device include Wi-Fi 802.11, a/ac/b/g/n/n 5GHz, MIMO, Bluetooth v5.0, GPS and NFC.
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Xiaomi Mi 8 256GB price in india
Xiaomi Mi 8 256GB price in India is expected to be Rs. 34,790. Xiaomi Mi 8 256GB Expected to be launched on Aug 30, 2018.
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Storage
256GB
  • 128GB
  • 64GB
Key Specs See Full Specs
Android v8.1 (Oreo)
  • Performance
  • Display
  • Camera
  • Battery
  • Supports Indian bands
  • VoLTE
  • 256 GB, Non Expandable
  • Dual SIM: Nano + Nano
  • Fingerprint sensor
What makes Xiaomi Mi 8 256GB unique?
  • The fastest phone with 12 MP Camera
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Xiaomi Mi 8 256GB Specifications

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General
Launch Date August 30, 2018 (Expected)
Brand Xiaomi
Model Mi 8 256GB
Operating System Android v8.1 (Oreo)
Custom UI
MIUI
SIM Slot(s)
Dual SIM, GSM+GSM
SIM Size SIM1: Nano
SIM2: Nano
Network 4G: Available (supports Indian bands)
3G: Available, 2G: Available
Fingerprint Sensor
yes
Quick Charging
yes
Design
Height 154.9 mm
Width 74.8 mm
Thickness 7.6 mm
Very Good
Thickness compared to
  • 28 - 42 K Phones
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This Device
7.6 mm
Average in group
7.90 mm
Best in this group
4.8 mm
Group: 28 - 42 K Phones
Based on specs, benchmarks & expert ratings
Weight 175 grams
Below Average
Weight compared to
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This Device
175 grams
Average in group
165 grams
Best in this group
112 grams
Group: 28 - 42 K Phones
Based on specs, benchmarks & expert ratings
Colours Black, Blue, Gold, White
Display
Very Good
Display compared to
  • 28 - 42 K Phones
  • All Phones
This Device
76%
Average in group
74%
Best in this group
94%
Group: 28 - 42 K Phones
Based on specs, benchmarks & expert ratings
Screen Size
6.21 inches (15.77 cm)
Screen Resolution
1080 x 2248 pixels
Aspect Ratio 18.7:9
Pixel Density
402 ppi
Best in Class
Pixel Density compared to
  • 28 - 42 K Phones
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This Device
402 ppi
Average in group
401 ppi
Best in this group
745 ppi
Group: 28 - 42 K Phones
Based on specs, benchmarks & expert ratings
Display Type
AMOLED
Touch Screen yes Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch
Screen to Body Ratio
83.77 %
Performance
Best in Class
Performance compared to
  • 28 - 42 K Phones
  • All Phones
This Device
99%
Average in group
77%
Best in this group
99%
Group: 28 - 42 K Phones
Based on specs, benchmarks & expert ratings
Chipset Qualcomm Snapdragon 845
Processor
Octa core, 2.8 GHz, Kryo 385
Best in Class
Processor compared to
  • 28 - 42 K Phones
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This Device
Octa core, 2.8 GHz, Kryo 385, Chipset: Qualcomm Snapdragon
Average in group
Octa core, 2 GHz, Cortex A53, Chipset: Qualcomm MSM8953 Snapdragon 625
Best in this group
Quad core, 2.8 GHz, Kyro 385 + Quad core, 1.8 GHz Kyro 385, Chipset: Qualcomm Snapdragon
Group: 28 - 42 K Phones
Based on specs, benchmarks & expert ratings
Architecture
64 bit
Graphics
Adreno 630
RAM
6 GB
Best in Class
RAM compared to
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This Device
6 GB
Average in group
4 GB
Best in this group
8 GB
Group: 28 - 42 K Phones
Based on specs, benchmarks & expert ratings
Storage
Best in Class
Storage compared to
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This Device
99%
Average in group
99%
Best in this group
99%
Group: 28 - 42 K Phones
Based on specs, benchmarks & expert ratings
Internal Memory
256 GB
Best in Class
Internal Memory compared to
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This Device
256 GB
Average in group
64 GB
Best in this group
256 GB
Group: 28 - 42 K Phones
Based on specs, benchmarks & expert ratings
Expandable Memory
no  No
Camera
Very Good
Rear Camera compared to
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This Device
87%
Average in group
63%
Best in this group
92%
Group: 28 - 42 K Phones
Based on specs, benchmarks & expert ratings
Main Camera
Resolution 12 MP + 12 MP Dual Primary Cameras
Very Good
Main Camera compared to
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This Device
12 MP
Average in group
13 MP
Best in this group
24 MP
Group: 28 - 42 K Phones
Based on specs, benchmarks & expert ratings
Sensor Exmor-RS CMOS Sensor
Autofocus yes Phase Detection autofocus
Physical Aperture F1.8
Optical Image Stabilisation yes
Flash yes Dual-color LED Flash
Image Resolution 4000 x 3000 Pixels
Settings Exposure compensation, ISO control
Shooting Modes Continuos Shooting, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)
Camera Features Digital Zoom, Optical Zoom, Auto Flash, Face detection
Video Recording 3840x2160 @ 30 fps, 1920x1080 @ 30 fps, 1280x720 @ 30 fps
Front Camera
Resolution 20 MP Front Camera
Best in Class
Front Camera compared to
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This Device
20 MP
Average in group
8 MP
Best in this group
25 MP
Group: 28 - 42 K Phones
Based on specs, benchmarks & expert ratings
Battery
Very Good
Battery compared to
  • 28 - 42 K Phones
  • All Phones
This Device
77%
Average in group
73%
Best in this group
98%
Group: 28 - 42 K Phones
Based on specs, benchmarks & expert ratings
Capacity
3400 mAh
Type Li-Polymer
User Replaceable
no  No
Quick Charging
yes Quick, v4.0
Network & Connectivity
SIM Size SIM1: Nano, SIM2: Nano
Network Support
4G (supports Indian bands), 3G, 2G
VoLTE
yes
SIM 1
4G Bands:
TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41) / 1900(band 39)
FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 2600(band 7) / 900(band 8) / 1900(band 2) / 1700(band 4) / 850(band 5) / 700(band 17) / 800(band 20)
3G Bands:
UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
GPRS:
Available
EDGE:
Available
SIM 2
4G Bands:
TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41) / 1900(band 39)
FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 2600(band 7) / 900(band 8) / 700(band 28) / 1900(band 2) / 850(band 5) / 700(band 17) / 800(band 20)
3G Bands:
UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
GPRS:
Available
EDGE:
Available
Wi-Fi yes Wi-Fi 802.11, a/ac/b/g/n/n 5GHz, MIMO
Wi-Fi Features
Mobile Hotspot
Bluetooth
yes v5.0
GPS
yes with A-GPS, Glonass
NFC
yes
USB Connectivity Mass storage device, USB charging
USB Type-C
yes (Doesn't support micro-USB)
Multimedia
Loudspeaker yes
Audio Jack USB Type-C
Special Features
Fingerprint Sensor
yes
Fingerprint Sensor Position Rear
Other Sensors
Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Barometer, Compass, Gyroscope
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