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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 Explorer Edition Price, Launch Date

Expected Price: Rs. 38,999
Release Date: Aug 30, 2018 (Expected)
Variant: 8 GB RAM / 128 GB internal storage
Phone Status: Upcoming phone

Xiaomi Mi 8 Explorer Edition details

Buy For
  • Sound processing front
  • Nice pair of camera
  • Excellent internal storage capacity
Beware of
  • Average battery backup
Verdict

The Xiaomi Mi 8 Explorer Edition is a premium smartphone not just in terms of price, but the king of features it has in store it is simply is up there with other top-end smartphones. The processing front device includes a massive RAM and other processing specifications plays a major role in providing a high end performance. Some of the other features like the camera and the internal storage are simply amazing. In fact, the user won't feel the need of the expandable storage capacity (if we consider generic storage requirements). Also, the display feature of the device is well above and working with this device would be a sheer delight for the user.  

Performance at its best
Display and Camera

The Xiaomi Mi 8 Explorer Edition sports a 6.21-inch AMOLED display with a screen resolution of 1,080 x 2,248 pixels. It has a pixel density of 402 PPI which provides a more sharper and clearer display. As far as the pair of lenses is concerned, it comes with two 12MP primary cameras assisted with Dual-Color LED flash, which keeps the quality of images intact. For the selfie freaks, it has a 20MP front camera which provides some really good selfies.  

Configuration and Storage

The processing front of the device is equipped with a 2.8GHz Kryo 385 octa-core processor coupled with a massive 8GB RAM and it becomes almost futile to state that it handles multitasking with ease as the numbers speak for it. The processor is based upon a Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 chipset which enhances the performance level of the device. The storage aspect of the device is equipped with an internal storage capacity of 128GB and that number quite easily makes up for the expandable storage capacity.    

Battery and Connectivity

The fueling capacity of the device is backed by a 3, 000 mAh Li-Polymer battery, which provides a decent backup. But with the presence quick charging option users won’t face a great deal of problem with regards to the battery backup running out. The connectivity options that come with this device include Wi-Fi, Bluetooth v5.0, GPS and NFC.  
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Xiaomi Mi 8 Explorer Edition price in india

Xiaomi Mi 8 Explorer Edition price in India is expected to be Rs. 38,999. Xiaomi Mi 8 Explorer Edition Expected to be launched on Aug 30, 2018. This is 8 GB RAM / 128 GB internal storage variant of Xiaomi which is expected to available in Transparent back colour.
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Key Specs See Full Specs
Android v8.1 (Oreo)
  • Performance
  • Display
  • Camera
  • Battery
  • Supports Indian bands
  • VoLTE
  • 128 GB, Non Expandable
  • Dual SIM: Nano + Nano
  • Fingerprint sensor
Powered by Qualcomm® Snapdragon 845
  • Faster AI capabilities
  • Personalised mobile security
  • All-day long battery life
  • Immersive AR and VR experiences
  • Up to 1.2Gbps LTE speeds
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Xiaomi Mi 8 Explorer Edition Specifications

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General
Launch Date August 30, 2018 (Expected)
Brand Xiaomi
Model Mi 8 Explorer Edition
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 Compare Size
Width 74.8 mm
Thickness 7.6 mm
Very Good
Thickness compared to
  • 31 - 47 K Phones
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7.6 mm
Average in group
7.9 mm
Best in this group
5.5 mm
Group: 31 - 47 K Phones
Based on specs, benchmarks & expert ratings
Weight 177 grams
Below Average
Weight compared to
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This Device
177 grams
Average in group
162 grams
Best in this group
112 grams
Group: 31 - 47 K Phones
Based on specs, benchmarks & expert ratings
Colours Transparent back
Display
Very Good
Display compared to
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This Device
76%
Average in group
74%
Best in this group
94%
Group: 31 - 47 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
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This Device
402 ppi
Average in group
411 ppi
Best in this group
745 ppi
Group: 31 - 47 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
  • 31 - 47 K Phones
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This Device
99%
Average in group
80%
Best in this group
99%
Group: 31 - 47 K Phones
Based on specs, benchmarks & expert ratings
Chipset Qualcomm Snapdragon 845
Processor
Octa core (2.8 GHz, Quad core, Kryo 385 + 1.8 GHz, Quad core, Kryo 385)
Best in Class
Processor compared to
  • 31 - 47 K Phones
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This Device
Quad core, 2.8 GHz, Kryo 385 + Quad core, 1.8 GHz Kryo 385, Chipset: Qualcomm Snapdragon
Average in group
Quad core, 1.95 GHz, Cortex A72 + Quad core, 1.44 GHz Cortex A53, Chipset: Qualcomm MSM8976 Pro Snapdragon 653
Best in this group
Quad core, 2.8 GHz, Kryo 385 + Quad core, 1.8 GHz Kryo 385, Chipset: Qualcomm Snapdragon
Group: 31 - 47 K Phones
Based on specs, benchmarks & expert ratings
Architecture
64 bit
Graphics
Adreno 630
RAM
8 GB
Best in Class
RAM compared to
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This Device
8 GB
Average in group
4 GB
Best in this group
8 GB
Group: 31 - 47 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: 31 - 47 K Phones
Based on specs, benchmarks & expert ratings
Internal Memory
128 GB
Best in Class
Internal Memory compared to
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This Device
128 GB
Average in group
64 GB
Best in this group
256 GB
Group: 31 - 47 K Phones
Based on specs, benchmarks & expert ratings
Expandable Memory
no  No
Camera
Excellent
Rear Camera compared to
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This Device
88%
Average in group
74%
Best in this group
93%
Group: 31 - 47 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: 31 - 47 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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20 MP
Average in group
8 MP
Best in this group
25 MP
Group: 31 - 47 K Phones
Based on specs, benchmarks & expert ratings
Battery
Very Good
Battery compared to
  • 31 - 47 K Phones
  • All Phones
This Device
72%
Average in group
72%
Best in this group
99%
Group: 31 - 47 K Phones
Based on specs, benchmarks & expert ratings
Capacity
3000 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) / 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
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 On-screen
Other Sensors
Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Barometer, Compass, Gyroscope
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