Greetings Mi Fans,
The Mi 8, 2018 flagship device has been launched in the Philippines since last month!
We thought of coming up with a detailed Q&A so that you don't have to search to get answers anywhere else.
Frequently Asked Questions
Q:What are the most excited things of Mi 8?
A:World’s first dual-frequency GPS,Snapdragon 845,AI dual camera,20MP front camera and Infrared face unlock.
Q:Which processor powers Mi 8 and what is the GPU Version?
A:The Xiaomi Mi 8 has a very powerful processor under the hood with a 2.8GHz maximum clock speed. The processors are assisted by a Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 845 chipset and an awesome 6GB LPDDR4x DRAM. To handle the graphics, there is a Qualcomm® Adreno™ 630 GPU.
Q:What about the rear and front camera on Mi 8 ?
A:The dual primary camera setup (12MP+12MP) has amazing things like Massive 1.4 μm pixels and dual pixel autofocus.Paired with the latest AI technology, Mi 8 offers AI scene detection, improved bokeh, bokeh customizations, and the advanced Beautify 5.0.
The 20MP AI front-facing camera also appears to be a best-in-class feature.（Whereas Mi 8 has a 20MP selfie camera with an f/2.0 aperture and fixed focus. ）
Q:What is the screen size, screen resolution and pixel density of Mi 8 display?
A:The Xiaomi Mi 8 has a big 6.21-inch full screen display that has a stunning aspect ratio of 18.7:9. The screen has a resolution of 1,080 x 2,248 pixels (full HD plus) . Besides, the fact that it has an AMOLED type display, offers a startling contrast ratio of 60,000 to 1, meaning incredibly crisp colors and deep, power-saving blacks.
Q:What is Dual frequency GPS of Mi 8 ?
A:Mi 8 is the first smartphone in the world to adopt dual-frequency GPS. Mi 8 simultaneously uses both L1 and L5 bands, this makes Mi 8 the perfect device for heavy navigation users, and paves the way for future uses such as augmented reality.
Q:What are the dimensions and weight of Mi 8?
A:Dimension of Mi 8 is 154.9mm x 74.8mm x 7.6mm and it weighs just 175g.
Q:What is the battery capacity of Mi 8 ?
A:The battery capacity of this device is 3400mAh (typ) battery , supporting QC4.0+
9V 2A charger with a type-C charging port. It is also a non-removable battery.
Q:Is it a dual SIM card device?
A:Yes, Mi 8 supports dual nano SIM card standby.
Q: Which frequency bands do these SIM slots support?
A: it supports VoLTE , Each SIM slots comprises of 4G with the following band specification:
Q:Which Bluetooth version is available on this device?
A:Bluetooth Version v5.0, NFC is available on this device.
Q:How to enable developer options and turn on USB-Debugging?
A:Go to Settings - About Phone - Tap on MIUI version repeatedly until a message pops up: Congratulations! You’re a developer.
Q:What about device updates?
A:For Updates, please refer to Updater App on your Device.
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