After various leaks and rumors, Xiaomi Mi 8 Youth is now up for the reservation without any formal announcement in China. Users who want to own the device can reserve it from different online and offline retailers like Xiaomi Mall / Jingdong / Tmall / Xiaomi Youpin / Suning Tesco / Vipshop. Finally, going with the new trends, Xiaomi has announced its first gradient colored device, and is slated for launch on September 19th.
There are some changes that are present in the Xiaomi Mi 8 Youth edition over the Xiaomi Mi 8. The new version packs horizontal dual camera shooter, rather than the vertical on Mi 8. Further, it packs glass material irrespective of the primitive metal and plastic material, giving Mi 8 Youth a colourful and excellent look.
Xiaomi Mi 8 Youth specs
Additionally, as per the leaks on TENAA, Xiaomi Mi 8 Youth edition packs Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 SoC coupled with 8GB of RAM along with 128GB of storage. The Qualcomm chipset brings improved efficiency and performance as it is build on the 10 nm process and packs eight cores with clocking speed of 2.2 GHz. There’s an Adreno 616 for better graphic performance on the device. It features 6.26” display with a screen resolution of 1080×2280 pixels, and 19:9 aspect ratio. Further, it will come in 32GB/64GB/128GB of internal storage variants and user can expand it via expandable hybrid slot. It packs a fingerprint sensor on the backside of the device as like of the OnePlus 6.
In camera department, Xiaomi has added a primary dual shooters of 12 megapixel + 12 megapixel on the rear with AI support for portrait mode, and scene recognition. There’s a 24 megapixel sensor on the front side for better selfies. It is expected to carry 3250 mAh of battery with fast charging capabilities using Qualcomm Quick charge 3.0.
Xiaomi is expected to launch the Mi 8 Youth edition on September 19 at the starting price of 1999 Yuan (~$291).