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Xiaomi Mi 8 Lite (2018) review

Android OS v8.1 (Oreo)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 MSM8976 Plus
Adreno 512
4 GB / 64 GB
6.26 inches (1080 x 2280 px)
12 + 5 MP, 4032 x 3024 px, autofocus

Xiaomi announced the launch of the Mi 8 Lite smartphone in 2018. The manufacturer is offering the Xiaomi Mi 8 Lite phone with 6.26 inches display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 MSM8976 Plus chipset, 4 GB of RAM and 64 GB of internal storage.

The Xiaomi Mi 8 Lite comes with Android OS v8.1 (Oreo) out of the box, and a Li-Po 3350 mAh, non-removable battery. The 6.26 inches phone comes with IPS display (1080 x 2280 px). The IPS display provides enhanced features, such as optimal viewing angles, color accuracy, invariable color reproduction and better power consumption.

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Xiaomi Mi 8 Lite specifications

BrandXiaomi
NameMi 8 Lite
ModelMI8LITE
Release date2018

Body

The weight of Xiaomi Mi 8 Lite is about 5.96 oz with battery, which is average compared to most of the smartphones with same size. The dimensions of this Xiaomi phone are average (6.16 x 2.98 x 0.3 inches).

Weight5.96 oz
Dimensions6.16 x 2.98 x 0.3 inches
Colorsblack, blue, red
SIM typeNano SIM

System

The Xiaomi Mi 8 Lite comes with Android OS v8.1 (Oreo) out of the box, but it is upgradable to the next OS.

OS versionAndroid OS v8.1 (Oreo)
SoCQualcomm Snapdragon 660 MSM8976 Plus
CPUOcta-core, Quad-core 2.2 GHz Kryo, Quad-core 1.84 GHz Kryo
GPUAdreno 512

Display

The size of Mi 8 Lite screen is measured diagonally, from corner to corner. The 6.26 inches IPS display of Xiaomi Mi 8 Lite with 1080 x 2280 px resolution is multitouch capable.

Display typeIPS
Screen size6.26 inches
Resolution1080 x 2280 px
Multitouch supportyes

Memory

The internal memory of Xiaomi Mi 8 Lite (4 GB) cannot be expanded, but the internal storage (64 GB) can be expanded with a compatible microSD card.

RAM4 GB
Internal storage64 GB
Memory card slotmicroSD

Camera

The camera of the Mi 8 Lite is equipped with autofocus. An autofocus (or AF) optical system uses a sensor, a control system and a motor to focus on an automatically or manually selected point or area. Very few Android cameras come without autofocus.

Selfie camera25 MP
Main camera12 + 5 MP, 4032 x 3024 px, autofocus
FlashDual LED

Connectivity

The Xiaomi Mi 8 Lite supports 2G, 3G and 4G/LTE networks. This phone has a built-in GPS. GPS is a highly accurate navigation system using signals from satellites to determine a location on the Earth's surface, irrespective of weather conditions. Most phones have a GPS unit on board. The Mi 8 Lite phone doesn't have built-in FM radio.

GSM 2G bands850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
Network coverage2G / 3G / 4G
Wi-FiWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Bluetoothv5.0, A2DP
GPSA-GPS, GLONASS
NFCno
FM radiono
USBUSB Type-C, USB host
HeadphoneUSB Type-C adapter

Battery

The Li-Po 3350 mAh, non-removable battery gives the smartphone a good battery backup. The lithium polymer (Li-Po) battery is a thin, light-weight, rechargeable battery. No periodic discharge is needed and charging can be done at random. The battery of Mi 8 Lite isn't removable without voiding the warranty.

TypeLi-Po 3350 mAh, non-removable

Features

Smartphones today come with a wealth of sensors to facilitate a better user experience. The accelerometer is a sensor that measures the tilting motion and orientation of the phone. The Mi 8 Lite phone has a fingerprint scanner. This sensor identifies and authenticates the fingerprints of an individual in order to grant or deny access to a smartphone. This Xiaomi phones comes with proximity sensor. This proximity sensor detects how close the phone is to an outside object, such as your ear. The Dual SIM capability of Xiaomi Mi 8 Lite phone is ideal for businesses wishing to provide staff with a mobile device that can offer separate numbers and bills for both personal and business use. This smartphone supports fast charging technology, which comes in handy when you need quick juice on your device.

Sensorsaccelerometer, compass, fingerprint, gyroscope, light, proximity
SpecialsCorning Gorilla Glass, Dual SIM, Fast charging, MIUI, Quick Charge
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The specifications above are based on the official data published by the manufacturer, but we also take user reviews into consideration. If you found an error or something lacking in the specifications above for the Xiaomi Mi 8 Lite, then don’t hesitate and signal the problem to us.

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