Xiaomi is all set to launch the new Mi 8 Youth edition at an event on September 19 in Chengdu, China. Yesterday, the teaser was posted on the Xiaomi’s official Weibo handle, it posed the same design as seen on TENNA, a certification agency in China. As per the renders and leaks, it will carry horizontal dual camera on the rear side of the device. We got to know about its specs and design via various leaks and rumors.
As per the specification sheet was leaked earlier, Mi 8 Youth will carry Snapdragon 710 processor with different RAM variants such as 4GB/ 6GB/ 8GB of RAM. It will have 6.26″ display, with a screen resolution of 1080×2280 pixels, and 19:9 aspect ratio. It seems, the device will carry a notch as like of most of the other devices launching this year. Further, it will host 32GB/64GB/128GB of internal storage and user can expand it via expandable hybrid slot. Xiaomi Mi 8 Youth will come with Android 8.1 Oreo having 4G VoLTE support in the connectivity.
In the camera section, Xiaomi Mi 8 Youth could come with 24 megapixel camera on the front side for selfies and dual 12 megapixel sensors on the back with LED flash. It will support 4K video recording from the rear dual camera set. The whole device will run using the 3500 mAh battery supporting Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0. It is likely to measure 156.4mmx75.8mmx7.5mm as per the listing on TENAA.
It has also been spotted at Singaporean certification agency, Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA), giving us a hint that it is also scheduled for launch in the Global market. It will be available in various different colors such as Black, Rose Gold, White, Blue, Red, Pink, Gray, Silver, and Green. As per some other leaks, it is suggested that Mi 8 Youth could be priced around 1999 yuan (~$290/Rs 21,065).