Chinese phone maker Xiaomi last month reported the Mi 8 Lite in China as a trimmed down version of the flagship Mi 8 Pro. The company later hinted that the device will roll out for the global market beginning with Ukraine. But, Xiaomi’s global spokesperson, Donovan Sung has unveiled on Twitter that the product is now available in Ukraine and France. He also revealed that the Mi 8 Lite will be made available early in most of Xiaomi’s global markets.
Despite slipping into the midrange category, the Mi 8 Lite has flagship appears, sporting a premium glass back design. The gadget is out there in Twilight Gold, Deep Space Gray and Dream Blue color variants. All 3 use the gradient color hue and that makes the Mi 8 Lite the initially Xiaomi phone to utilise the Gradient Hue. The Mi 8 Lite sports a notch at the top of its present what houses a 24MP digital camera with AI capabilities for selfies and video calls. The gadget equally attributes a big 6.26-inch FHD+ panel in a 19:9 aspect ratio which ensures it fits the palm of other persons well and won’t appear too bulky.
At the rear, there is a dual scanner digital camera stacked vertically at the upper left corner. The dual sensor option comprises a 12MP main camera and a 5MP secondary scanner with an LED flash at the facet. The product equally sports a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor at the upper middle aspect. At its heart is a Qualcomm Sd 660 chipset. The device arrives in 4GB+64GB, 6GB+64GB and 6GB+128GB storage variants. It runs Android Oreo-based MIUI 10 out of the box and gets its juice from a 3,350mAh battery.
Xiaomi didn’t announce the pricing of the gadget in Ukraine or France. But, the pricing in China starts at 1399 yuan (~$200) for the 4GB +64GB memory version. The 6GB RAM + 64GB storage is priced at 1,699 Yuan ($248) and the 6GB RAM + 128GB storage model costs 1,999 Yuan ($292). The global market may likely purchase it at a bit higher prices.