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With the Mi 8 Lite, Xiaongươi marked the completion of the Mi 8 lineup, or so it seems. The company now has two premium flagship models in the Mi 8 family - the Mi 8 and the Mi 8 Explorer Edition along with two mid-rangers - the Mi 8 SE and the Mi 8 Lite, with the last one being the subject of this Reviews.

But releasing yet another Mi 8 điện thoại thông minh, one could not help but think that Xiaongươi is just confusing its customers and luring them inkhổng lồ buying a Mi 8-branded handset with lackluster specs. After all, we"ve come across quite a few underwhelming Lite models in recent years.


Luckily, this is not the case. Unlike most direct Lite rivals out there, the Mi 8 Lite comes at a reasonable price, while packing capable hardware và it doesn"t try to lớn imitate its more expensive sầu siblings, spec-wise, that is. In fact, Xiaongươi could have sầu easily released the phone under a different name or as part of a different lineup và still score good sales numbers.

Xiaongươi Mi 8 Lite specs:

Body: 156.4 x 75.8 x 7.5mm, 169 grams, glass front and back panel with aluminum side frame. Screen:6.26" IPS LCD, 1080 x 2280px resolution (19:9); ~403 ppi. Chipset: Snaprồng 660 (14nm) chipset: octa-core Kryo 260 CPU (4x2.2GHz + 4x1.8GHz); Adreno 512 GPU. Memory: 4/64GB LPDDR4X RAM, 64/128GB EMMC 5.1 built-in storage, microSD slot support (takes the second SIM slot). OS: Android 8.1 Oreo; MIUI 9.6. Rear camera: 12MP f/1.9 một nửa.55", 1.4µm dual pixel PDAF + 5MPhường f/2.0, 1.12µm, depth sensor, LED flash; 1080p
60fps, 2160p
30fps, 1080p/720p
120fps video recording with stereo sound. Front camera: 24MP.., f/2.0; 1.8µm, 1080p
30fps video recording. Battery: 3,350mAh; QuickCharge 3.0 tư vấn (proper charger not included). Connectivity: LTE Cat.12 download/ Cat.13 upload, Wi-Fi a/b/g/n/ac, Dual-b& MIMO, 2x2 antennas, Công nghệ Bluetooth 5.0, USB Type-C. Misc: Rear-mounted fingerprint sensor.

Of course, in order to lớn bring the price that low, Xiaomi had lớn cut some corners while giving you a few reasons khổng lồ opt for the Mi 8 Lite instead of Mi 8 SE. For one, the display is bigger và taller. And when you consider the smaller notch, the screen real estate should be taken into tài khoản as well. And besides, if you are aiming for a powerful mid-range SoC và you are a người of Xiaomi"s MIUI, it"s your only option with Snapdragon 660 chipset aside from the Android One-powered Mi A2.


Unboxing the Xiaomi Mi 8 Lite

The phone comes in a box with pretty much everything you"d expect at this price, meaning there are no headphones. But if you already own a pair of cans or buds, Xiaomi has included a USB-C to 3.5milimet adapter since the phone, unfortunately, doesn"t have an audio jachồng.

Just like the rest of the Mi 8s, this one also supports Quick Charge 3.0 but the included briông chồng và USB-A lớn USB-C cable tư vấn 5V : 2A charging speeds or in other words 10W. This means that you will have sầu to lớn look for a QC 3.0-compliant charger to lớn get the most out of the battery.

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The usual user guides and syên ổn ejection tool are at hand as well. But the best part is the transparent silicone case that perfectly wraps around the edges of the device protecting it from accidental drops. Granted, it"s a basic case, but even if you don"t like it, it"s enough to get you going while you search for another one you like better.