Xiaomi Mi 8 Screen Fingerprint Edition unboxing images leaked, and pricing tipped

by Anvinraj Valiyathara 0

Xiaomi Mi 8 Screen Fingerprint Edition is the other smartphone that is going to be unveiled tomorrow along with the Mi 8 Youth Edition. It is expected to arrive as advanced version of the Xiaomi Mi 8 flagship phone that was unveiled in May. However, the only difference between the two phones could be that the Mi 8 Screen Fingerprint Edition will be equipped with an under-display fingerprint scanner. Fresh unboxing photos of the Mi 8 Screen Fingerprint Edition have been shared by a Chinese tipster.

The unboxing images have revealed that the appearance and some of the specs of the Mi 8 Screen Fingerprint Edition. The handset can be seen in attractive glass rear with gradient color finish. The tipster is calling it as the Twilight Gold edition of the phone.

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Rumors have it that that the handset would be hitting releasing in China in Gold and Black color variants. The images also confirm that the handset will be not featuring a traditional rear-mounted fingerprint scanner. Instead, it will be coming with an under-display fingerprint sensor.

The other leaked images reveal that the model number of the Mi 8 Screen Fingerprint Edition is M1807E8A. The other features mention on the retail box of the phone reveals that it will be arriving with Snapdragon 845, dual-band GPS technology, 128 GB of storage and 8 GB of RAM. A recent report had claimed that the handset could be also arriving with another model featuring 128 GB of inbuilt storage and 6 GB of RAM.

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The remaining specifications of the Mi 8 Screen Fingerprint Edition could be same as Xiaomi Mi 8. Hence, it is expected to feature 6.21-inch S-AMOLED with 19.9 aspect ratio and FHD+ resolution, dual 12-megapixel rear cameras, 20-megapixel selfie shooter and 3,400mAh battery.

The Chinese tipster who has shared the unboxing images of the Mi 8 Screen Fingerprint Edition claims that it may carry a pricing of 3,699 Yuan (~$539). There is a possibility that the 128 GB storage + 6 GB RAM edition of the phone may cost 3,499 (~$510).

In related news, previous leaks had claimed that the Mi 8 Youth Edition would be powered by Snapdragon 710 SoC. However, a new image has revealed that it would be coming with Snapdragon 660.

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