In September of this year, Xiaomi in China held a press conference on the announcement of two Mi 8 smartphones. One of them turned out to be Xiaomi Mi 8 Lite. Today it became known that the most affordable phone series will appear in the international arena. The first to buy a smartphone will be residents of Taiwan, where the presentation of the Lite version will take place on November 11. Later the device will appear in other countries. Xiaomi’s plans to bring a phone to Russia have not yet been reported.
The Mi 8 Lite model is equipped with a cut-out IPS display. The resolution is 1080 x 2220 pixels and the diagonal is 6.26 ”. The Notch contains a front camera with a resolution of 24MP and an aperture of f / 2.2. It is based on the IMX576 image sensor with a pixel size of 1.8 microns from Sony.
The arrangement of elements behind the standard. In Mi 8 Lite, the company abandoned the main camera in the style of the iPhone X. Here modules are installed horizontally. The resolution of the principal, which is represented by the Sony IMX363 sensor (1.4 µm), is 12MP; the aperture value is f / 1.9. The auxiliary module is based on the Samsung S5K5E8 with 5MP resolution. The main camera Xiaomi Mi 8 Lite supports recording video in various formats up to 4K. Also announced shooting at 720p / 1080p at 120 fps and 1080p at 60 fps.
The Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 chipset is responsible for the operation of the smartphone. The SoC configuration includes Kryo 260 cores with a frequency of 1.8 GHz and 2.2 GHz. Adreno 512 is chosen for the role of the GPU. The model is offered in three memory modifications: 4/64GB; 6/64GB and 6/128GB.
The built-in storage cannot be increased due to microSD memory cards since There is no corresponding slot. As there is no 3.5mm jack, IR port, and NFC. But Xiaomi Mi 8 Lite got Bluetooth 5.0 and USB Type-C. The capacity of the battery is 3350 mAh. Support for fast charging is provided – Qualcomm QC 3.0.
The weight of the model is 169 grams with dimensions of 156.4 x 75.8 x 7.5mm. It is offered in three colors: Twilight Gold, Dream Blue, and Deep Space Gray. The device works on the basis of the OS Android 8.1 Oreo with the package of proprietary software MIUI 10.
The price of Xiaomi Mi 8 Lite in the basic configuration in China was 1399 yuan ($202). The manufacturer estimated a more advanced modification at 1699 yuan ($245) and the maximum at 1999 yuan ($288). The cost of the global version of the smartphone is not specified.
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