A couple of months back, A Chinese smartphone brand Xiaomi announced its latest and greatest flagship smartphone named Xiaomi Mi 8 alongside its siblings called Xiaomi Mi 8 SE and Xiaomi Mi 8 Explorer in Australia. The Xiaomi Mi 8 Explorer is a bit better choice as compared to simple Xiaomi Mi 8 if you wish to experience Under-Screen fingerprint scanner.
A bunch of features of Mi 8 Explorer are comparatively the same but sports a more RAM and ROM. The Xiaomi Mi 8 Explorer launches a gorgeous 6.21-inches Super AMOLED display – based on 18.7:9 aspect ratio – offering you a bigger rear estate to perform anything. The brain behind Mi 8 Explorer is Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 paired with 8GB of insane RAM. Talking about vision, Xiaomi Mi 8 Explorer is equipped with AI dual camera configuration – 12MP + 12MP. The front side, however, is covered by a solid 20MP. The rest specs include an average 3000mAh battery, Bluetooth, Fast Charging NFC and USB.
That’s it? No! In our quick Xiaomi Mi 8 Explorer review, we’ve tried to cover every major factor i.e. its release date, price, and specifications. Let’s dig down inside.
Xiaomi Mi 8 Explorer Release Date & Price
Xiaomi Mi 8 Explorer was announced on May 31, 2018, worldwide along with Xiaomi Mi 8 SE and Xiaomi Mi 8. In India and China, Xiaomi Mi 8 Explorer stated landing on shores with immediate effects, whereas Xiaomi Mi 8 Explorer release date in Australia was July 1, 2018.
A couple of months back, Donovan Sung (Xiaomi’s Global Spokesperson) posted on a Facebook,
“Mi Fans, amazing news! To celebrate our 8th year anniversary, we’ll be launching Mi 8 at our annual flagship product launch in Shenzhen on May 31. Stay tuned for more details!”
One of the most important pieces of the puzzle is absolutely the pricing of a smartphone. The Xiaomi Mi 8 Explorer price in Australia was unknown, but now we know. The Xiaomi Mi 8 Explorer has been priced at AU$798 which after conversion comes to around CNY 3,960.
Xiaomi Mi 8 Explorer Specifications
Here is a quick rundown of Xiaomi Mi 8 Explorer specifications you should have a look at.
|FEATURES & SPECIFICATIONS|
|MEMORY||128GB, 8 GB of RAM|
|CAMERAS||Dual 12 MP + 12 MP , 2x optical zoom, dual pixel phase detection autofocus
Secondary: 20 MP, 1080p
|CONNECTIVITY||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot|
|SENSORS||Face ID, fingerprint (under display), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, barometer, compass|
|BATTERY||Non-removable Li-Ion 3300 mAh battery|
|OPERATING SYETEM||Octa-core (4x2.8 GHz Kryo 385 Gold & 4x1.8 GHz Kryo 385 Silver)|
|CHIP & GPU||Qualcomm SDM845 Snapdragon 845, Adreno 630|
|DISPLAY||6.21 inches , 1080 x 2248 pixels, 402 ppi density|
|RELEASE DATE||May 2018 ( Released )|
|DIMENSIONS||154.9 x 74.8 x 7.6 mm (6.10 x 2.94 x 0.30 in)|
|ALERT TYPES||3.5mm Audio Jack
Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
Type-C to 3.5 mm headphone jack adapter
|COLOUR||Black With (transparent back)|
The Xiaomi Mi 8 Explorer is a premium smartphone not just in terms of its up-to-the-mark specifications. The processing front device includes a hefty 8GB of RAM and other processing specs play a vital role in delivering a seamless and flawless performance. Some of the other features are simply amazing i.e. its camera and onboard memory. In short, users won’t feel the need for the expandable storage capacity.
What do you think about it? Is that one you should get your hand on? Let us know your thoughts down in the comments.