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Mi 8

[Q&A] Mi 8: Frequently Asked Questions

2018-08-19 23:49:10
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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:
  • GSM B2 / B3 / B5 / B8


  • WCDMA B1 / B2 / B4 / B5 / B8

  • TD-SCDMA B34 / B39

  • TD-LTE B34 / B38 / B39 / B40 / B41 (120MHz)

  • FDD-LTE B1 / B2 / B3 / B4 / B5 / B7 / B8 / B12 / B17 / B20

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.

Got any other questions? Leave them in the comments section below


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2018-08-19 23:49:10
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Nice Explanation !!
2018-08-20 00:51:17


NetteCastle | from Mi Note 3


this is very helpful! thank you for sharing! :)
2018-08-20 12:01:39
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Cecep ChaiChai Mulyono | from Redmi 5 Plus


nice information
2018-08-20 14:28:36

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DroidGeeks | from Redmi 5A


Wow!! Mi 8, a beautiful beast. Awesome!! Will own it, someday.
2018-08-20 15:27:32

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Jayfee Waffu | from Redmi Note 5


nice thread..thank you.
2018-08-20 17:50:53

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UlpiEdub | from Redmi Note 4


What a powerful phone...
2018-08-20 20:16:26

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ヒメネア 杰夫 | from Redmi Note 4


any info on release of mi8 se?
2018-08-21 07:06:18

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Acatubig | from Redmi 5 Plus


thank you for this
2018-08-22 00:21:56

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1857118758 | from MI 8


when will the face unlock come up for global?
2018-08-30 05:55:47

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jaggerkieth | from Mi A2


Awesome! Thanks
2018-09-28 12:08:31
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