For the second time running, the Xiaomi Mi 8 has gone on sale in China and the result has remained impressive. The flagship device first went on sale on June 5 and all the units were sold out in less than two minutes. The second flash sale also saw the device getting sold out in a flash.
As always, we don’t know the units made available during the sales but in this case, the blue and gold variants were made available along side the other colour options. The phone was also available in three variants — 6GB RAM + 64GB storage, 6GB + 128GB storage, and 6GB RAM + 256GB storage. While the 6GB RAM + 64GB internal storage model is priced at 2,699 Yuan (approximately $421), the 6GB + 128GB and 6GB + 256GB models are priced at 2,999 Yuan (approximately $468) and 3,299 (approximately $515) Yuan, respectively.
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The Xiaomi Mi 8 sales is expected to remain a hot one for sometime especially when we compare the prices with the hardware which it packs. You get a 6.21-inch Super AMOLED display with Full HD+ resolution of 2248 x 1080 pixels and aspect ratio of 18.7:9. The Mi 8 equally features a glass back panel on top a 7000-series aluminum frame. The device is powered by a Snapdragon 845 chipset while the interface is provided by an Android Oreo-based MIUI 10 custom ROM. The device also dazzles in the camera sensors it packs, dual rear cameras and you get to refill it’s 3400mAh battery with the Quick Charge 4+ fast charging technology. Other amazing features onboard the affordable flagship include dual-frequency GPS, dual-SIM support, 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac NFC, Bluetooth 5.0, and 3.5mm audio jack.