Recently, Xiaomi MI 8 was shown off by its manufacturer – Xiaomi. This was on Thursday 8th November. During the announcement, the firm also boasted a deluge of flagship features at an unbelievable reasonable price. Xiaomi seems to be ready to launch what will be termed as a radical challenge to the OnePlus 6.
This is because this new product is not only launching with the same price tag of £499 as its Chinese rival, but it also come with several similar technologies which include an in-display fingerprint reader.
When making the announcement on Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro, the company also boasted of the phone’s screen. It has a 6.21-inch AMOLED display with a resolution of 1080×2248. This makes all its contents to look crisp and vibrant.
It also uses a Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 to power the hardware, and it is also joined under the hood by an Adreno 630 GPU with a ram of capacity 8GB.
From the above features, users should expect the Mi 8 Pro to offer tetchy performance across Google’s Android Operating System.
A part from using fingerprints to unlock this device through the use of a fingerprint reader positioned underneath the display, a user can easily unlock this phone using the facial recognition technology which is present in the phone.
With the Huawei Mate 20 Pro and OnePlus 6T offering such functionality, slowly scanners have started to shift underneath screens as noticed in this year.
The body of Mi 8 Pro is made from the same combination of aluminium and glass as it is with several top-tier devices.
However, the company have differenced Mi 8 Pro by reaching a decision to offer it in a single colour as the firm is also dubbing transparent titanium.
Xiaomi explained that the rear glass panel is a clear one hence allowing the user to have a view of the phone’s intricacies with a lot of ease. As claimed by Xiaomi, this new flagship have the capability of taking stunning shots in both poorly lit or dark environment and even in bright light conditions. On its rear, this phone has a dual camera that is comprised of a 12-megapixel telephoto sensor and a 12-megapixel main
In addition, the company has also come clear on the clarity present in selfies taken by using the phone’s 20- megapixel front facing sensor.
Users do need to worry about power or the phone’s battery life. This new flagship comes fitted with a 3,000mAh battery that also supports fast wired charging.
In addition Xiaomi is giving out the Mi 8 pro at an incredible price of £499. This cost is the same as that of the 6T that was recently launched in New York City.
However, unlike its Chinese rivals that are availed in many versions, the Mi 8 Pro is only available in one version. According to its manufacturer, the Mi 8 Pro comes with several accessories for anyone who successfully placed order on one.
Apart from the case that comes with the product, this Chinese tech giant have also included a USB-C adapter to enable users to use their traditional wired headphones at their own wish.
As scheduled by the company, the Mi 8 Pro will be launched in the United Kingdom comes 9th November at a number of retailers and online platforms or networks.
To finish with, this phone can now be purchased directly from Xiaomi’s online store. Also, on 18th November, Xiaomi is expected to open its own authorised Mi store at Westfield shopping centre – London. In addition to a large number of products from Xiaomi, this outlet is meant for selling Mi 8 Pro.