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Xiaomi Mi 8

Who wanted to buy a new flagship from Xiaomi had to really try very hard. The Chinese manufacturer already has a strong position in the market, so it's no wonder that just after less than 100 seconds the button has changed into a product unavailable. Another chance to buy will be 12 in June, or a week on Tuesday. It is not known exactly how many pieces went on sale in the first pot, unofficially speaking about 100 000 pieces. Lei Jun recalled at least that number.

Xiaomi Mi 8

Xiaomi Mi 8

During conference Xiaomi presented three new models. Xiaomi Mi 8 SE, Xiaomi Mi 8 and Xiaomi Mi 8 Explorer Edition, the order is not accidental. From the weakest to the strongest model. During the above mentioned pre-sale, only the Mi 8 model was available for purchase. Available in three capacitive variants:

  • 6GB + 64GB sold for 2699 yuan, $ 422
  • 6 GB + 128 GB cost 2999 yuan, $ 469
  • 6 GB + 256 GB costs 3299 yuan, $ 516

The main reasons why it is worth mentioning the Xiaomi Mi 6 for the newer model is the 6,21 Full HD + AMOLED screen (1080 x 2248 pixels). The second biggest change is better 12 megapixel camera f / 1.8 + 12 Mpix f / 2.4. In the test of DXO cameras, Mi 8 defeated the most powerful phone with the bitten apple iPhone X. The Chinese reached 105 points, and the American 97 points. Camera for video calls and selfie is 20 Mpix f / 2.0. Mi 8 is also the first phone in the world with dual GPS. The processor, currently the most powerful Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 on the market. The new flagship Mi is the first defeated the 300 000 barrier in the Antutu performance test. The factory is sold with the Android 8.1 Oreo and the system overlay MIUI 10.

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