A new smartphone is up to compete with other high-end brands. The Xiaomi Mi 8 prices in the Philippines and phone specs were revealed.
Manila, Philippines – A new flagship phone of Chinese company Xiaomi Inc., has landed in the Philippines.
The Xiaomi Mi 8 is powered by Android 8.1 (Oreo). The Mi 8 boasts of a 6.21-inch 18.7:9 AMOLED display with 2248 x 1080 resolution, Snapdragon 845 processor, 6GB RAM, 64GB/128GB/256GB internal storage, 12MP + 12MP dual rear cameras, 20MP AI front camera, and 3,400mAh battery with Qualcomm Quick Charge 4+.
- Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
- Dimensions: 154.9 x 74.8 x 7.6 mm (6.10 x 2.94 x 0.30 in)
- Weight: 175 g (6.17 oz)
- Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
- 1080 x 2248 pixels (~402 ppi density) resolution
- Corning Gorilla Glass 5
- Qualcomm SDM845 Snapdragon 845
- Octa-core (4×2.8 GHz Kryo 385 Gold & 4×1.8 GHz Kryo 385 Silver)
- Primary Camera: Dual 12 MP (f/1.8, 1/2.55″, 1.4µm, 4-axis OIS, dual pixel PDAF) + 12 MP (f/2.4, 1/3.4″, 1.0µm), 2x optical zoom, dual-LED flash
- Secondary Camera: 20 MP, 1080p
- Camera Features: Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, panorama
- Non-removable Li-Po 3400 mAh battery which has an endurance rating of 86h
- USB Type-C
- Fingerprint scanner (rear)
- Infrared Face Recognition
- Dual-band GPS (GPS: L1+L5; Galileo: E1+E5a; QZSS: L1+L5; GLONASS: L1; Beidou:B1)
- Available in Black, Blue, White, Gold
The non-expandable memory slot is seen as the downside of this phone, but Xiaomi makes up for it with its considerably large amount of internal storage of 64/128/256 GB + 6GB. (Source)
The Xiaomi Mi 8 will be available on July 30, 2018 in all Xiaomi’s authorized stores and distributors. Prices start at Php 25,990 for the 6GB + 64GB variant and Php 27,990 for the 6GB + 128GB.