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Mi 8 Lite

[Q&A] Mi 8 Lite Frequently Asked Questions!

2019-01-04 12:00:00
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Hello Mi Fans,
Mi 8 Lite, the Sony 24MP front camera phone launched with an exciting price tag. There would be many questions running in your mind regarding this device. In this thread, we have discussed some detailed FAQs here. So that you don't have to search to get answers anywhere else.

Frequently Asked Questions:

Q. What are the variants of Mi 8 Lite that are available in Bangladesh and their price?
A. Mi 8 Lite is available in single variant.
4GB RAM + 64GB ROM at 24,999 BDT (MRP)

Q. What are the color options while buying this device?
A. This device comes in Aurora Blue and Midnight Black.

Q. Does this phone supports Dual 4G?
A. Yes, it supports Dual 4G.

Q. Is the battery removable?
A. No, the battery is not removable.

Q. Does Mi 8 Lite has an IR blaster?
A. Yes. You can use Mi remote app to control.

Q. Does it supports Full-Screen Gesture?
A. Yes, it supports as it has no capacitive buttons.

Q. Does the Phone heats?
A. No, it won't heat unless you use it :-P Logically phone get warm according to usage and surrounding (ambient) temperature. So it depends on where and how you use it.

Q. Does it support Face-unlock?
A. Yes, it has Face-unlock, you can unlock the phone with your face.

Q. Will I get updates in Future?
A. Yes, you will get updates and possibly Android update too (would be announced later).

Q. What is the battery capacity of Mi 8 Lite?
A. The battery capacity of this device is 3350mAh (typ)/3250mAh (min) lithium-ion polymer battery.

Q. Which processor powers the Mi 8 Lite and what is the GPU Version?
A. Mi 8 Lite is powered by Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 660 AIE, 14nm octa-core Kryo™ processor and Adreno 512 GPU.

Q: Front Camera on Xiaomi Mi 8 Lite?
A: 24MP front camera, Sony IMX 576, 4-in-1 Super Pixel technology, 1.8μm large pixels.

Q: Rear Camera on Xiaomi Mi 8 Lite?
A: It has a 12MP + 5MP dual camera setup,
12MP rear camera, 1.4μm large pixels, f/1.9 large aperture, Dual Pixel Auto-focus, PDAF and secondary 5MP rear camera, SAMSUNG S5K5E8, 1.12μm large pixels.

Q. What are the dimensions and weight of Mi 8 Lite?
A. 156.4 cm x 75.8 cm x 7.5 mm mm dimension and 169g weight

Q. What is the screen size, screen resolution and pixel density of Mi 8 Lite display?
A. Mi 8 Lite has 6.26" IPS FHD+ Display i.e 2280*1080p Display Resolution with ~403 PPI.

Q. Is it a dual SIM device?
A. Yes, Mi 8 Lite supports dual Sim.

Q. Does the Mi 8 Lite have a Dual SIM slot and does it support microSD card?
A. Yes Supports Nano-SIM + Nano-SIM or Nano-SIM + microSD card upto 256GB. Either card can be set as the primary SIM card.

Q. Which frequency bands do these SIM slots support?
A. Each SIM slots comprises of 4G with the following band specification:
GSM: B2/3/5/8
WCDMA: B1/2/4/5/8
LTE FDD: B1/3/5
LTE TDD: B40/41

Q. Which items will the Mi 8 Lite package contain?
A. The Mi 8 Lite package box contains Mi 8 Lite, Power adapter, USB Type-C cable, Type-C to audio converter, SIM insertion tool, Clear protective cover and User guide.

Q. Does Mi 8 Lite has a notification LED?
A. Yes, it does has a notification light.

Q. Does Xiaomi Mi 8 Lite support dual cards dual standby?
A. Yes, it does.

Q. What's the type of charging port on Mi 8 Lite?
A. Mi 8 Lite has a standard USB Type-C charging port.

Q. Mi 8 Lite support Quick Charge?
A. Yes. It supports Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0

Q. What about long reading sessions on this device?
A. Mi 8 Lite offers ‘Read mode’ feature which cuts off the blue light and protects your eyes during long reading sessions.

Q. Mi 8 Lite has a fingerprint scanner?
A. Yes, Placed on back side of devices.

Q. Do the screen have Corning Gorilla Glass?
A. Yes, It is Protected By Corning Gorilla Glass 5.

Q. Can the battery be removed?
A. No, it is a non-removal type battery.

Q. Does Mi 8 Lite support OTG?
A. Yes, Mi 8 Lite supports OTG function. If you are trying to connect pen drive please ensure that the file system is FAT 32.

Q. How many sensors are available on this device?
A. The device is built with Vibration motor, Proximity sensor, Ambient light sensor, Electronic compass, Gyroscope, IR blaster Rear fingerprint sensor and Accelerometer Sensors.

Q. What are the WLAN specifications?
A. Mi 8 Lite supports 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac.

Q. Which Bluetooth version is available on this device?
A. It supports Bluetooth 5.0.

Q. What is the USSD code for hardware test to detect if there is some kind of hardware problem?
A. The USSD code to test hardware related problem on Mi 8 Lite: *#*#6484#*#*

Q. What is the RAM availability low on 1st boot?
A. It's been used by a system app and apps which are running in the background.

Q. What about IMEI no.?
A. You can find IMEI no. on your box. You can also find it by dialing *#06# in the dialing pad.

Q. Which MIUI and Android version does Mi 8 Lite provide out of the box?
A. Mi 8 Lite comes with MIUI 10 along with Android v8.1 which can be upgraded to higher version via updater when available.

Q. How to connect Mi 8 Lite to PC/Laptop?
A. Mi 8 Lite can be connected to a PC/Laptop using the micro USB cable.

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. Will the Mi 8 Lite bootloader be locked?
A. The answer is Yes. For obvious reason(s), this is to protect your device data security and protection. This is done to better incorporate with "Mi Cloud" services to "locate your device", in the unfortunate event if you lose your Mi 8 Lite. If you wish to unlock your bootloader, there is an available 'Mi Unlock' app available  *However, we do not advise and encourage you to do so. So Please proceed at your own risk, and you are held responsible for your own device.

Q. Can I backup my DATA?
A. MIUI has got its own Backup app.
Steps to be followed:
Settings Additional Settings - Backup & Reset - Local Backups -  Backup [ Here you can select what you want to backup i.e. System, Apps, Accounts & Contacts]

Q. Is there any cloud storage available on this device?
A. Yes, Mi Cloud is linked to your Mi account. Once you login to your Mi account, you will be asked to back up your data and even you can find your lost device using Mi Cloud feature. You can access your cloud data remotely using

Q. What to do if something goes wrong with my Mi 8 Lite?
A. You can post your queries on Mi Community forum and the moderators will attend to the same. If there is a physical damage/defect you can visit nearest service center. The service center details are available on

Q. What about Device Updates?
A. For Updates, please refer to Updater App on your Device.

Q. Will there an Android upgrade for Mi 8 Lite?
A. Yes! But when it's up to the developer team to decide.

Q. How can I adjust the duration of screen lock/off automatically?
A. In Settings - Lock Screen & Password - Sleep, you can change the duration of "Sleep".

Q. My compass is not calibrated correctly. How to calibrate my compass app again?
A. Go to Settings - Installed App, select Compass, and press "Clear Data". Open the compass App and calibrate again.

Q. Is it available through the offline channel?
A. Yes, it will be available with our offline Partners.

Q: Does the Mi 8 Lite support a 3.5mm headphone jack?
A: No, By Type-C to audio converter you can use 3.5 headphone.

Q: Can the Mi 8 Lite be connected to a Bluetooth Headset?
A: Yes, it can be connected to a Bluetooth headset.

If in case you feel something remained unanswered then do reply here

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Wizard Bunny

MH Imran | from Redmi Note 4


Wow, just awesome phone
2019-01-04 12:48:54

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Mahmud Af Nahin | from Redmi Note 5


wow awesome phone
2019-01-04 17:19:46
thanks for full information
2019-01-04 17:54:20

Grand Master Bunny

$huvo | from Redmi 4


Thanks for the information
2019-01-05 01:35:46
Nice FAQ. Thanks for sharing an informative thread.
2019-01-06 23:24:21
Shah Md. Sultan
Super Moderator, Mi Community Bangladesh

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Sumitchy806 | from Mi A2


Thanks for the information
2019-01-07 02:05:02
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Sumit Chowdhury
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Mi Community Bangladesh

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MD.ZIAUL HAQUE. | from Redmi Note 5A Prime


thanks for sharing
2019-01-07 04:31:48

Grand Master Bunny

hridoy43 | from Mi Note 3


Thanks for the FAQ thread.
2019-01-07 12:43:31

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rayhanh | from Redmi Note 4X


all those spaces are available what i wanted!
2019-01-07 18:36:45
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mezba016 | from Redmi Note 5


thanks for sharing
2019-01-07 21:15:18
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