The Mi 8 Explorer Edition is at the top of the Mi 8 series. Because its release, it has remained a China-exclusive but that could be changing early.
Remind the Mi 8 Explorer Edition with a smaller notch seen on TENAA last month? A product with the similar model volume has been seen at Singapore’s Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA). What is interesting is that the listing Additionally shows the Xiaomi M1807E8A will be marketed as the Mi 8 Pro and not the Mi 8 Explorer Edition.
Apart in getting a smaller notch, the Mi 8 Pro has the exactly technical specs as the Mi 8 Explorer Edition. There are unconfirmed rumors that the smaller notch may mean it won’t have the advanced 3D face scanning tech of the Explorer Edition.
The Mi 8 Pro has a 6.21-inch OLED panel with a 2248 x 1080 resolution. It is powered by the Snapdragon 845 chipset with 4GB, 6GB, and 8GB of RAM. Depending on the RAM, the smartphone will have 64GB, 128GB or 256GB of storage.
There is a 20MP camera sensor in front and dual 12MP sensors on the rear. It has an in-display fingerprint scanner and packs a 2900mAh battery. It Furthermore runs Android 8.1 Oreo.
There is with no info with respect to a launch date for the Mi 8 Pro still. We moreover do not know if Xiaomi will be launching it in most countries too.