The Xiaomi Mi 8 was introduced as the 8th anniversary smartphone from the company in May. The handset along with other phones such as Mi 8 SE, Mi 8 Explorer Edition and the newly unveiled Mi 8 Pro and Mi 8 Lite smartphones. Today, the highest configuration model of the Xiaomi Mi 8 that features 6 GB of RAM and 256 GB of native storage is now selling with a reduced price of 3,099 Yuan (~$451) after a price cut of 200 Yuan (~$30).
The 6 GB RAM + 256 GB storage edition of the Xiaomi Mi 8 was unveiled with a price tag of 3,299 Yuan (~$480). On Jingdong Mall, the variant has received a price cut of 100 Yuan (~$15) and its cost can be further discounted by 100 Yuan (~$15). The same model is selling on Xiaomi’s online store for 3,199 Yuan (~$466). The new price cut has been introduced after the launch of the Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro that has arrived as an advanced edition of the Mi 8.
The Xiaomi Mi 8 features 6.21-inch notched AMOLED screen that supports 18.7:9 aspect ratio and Full HD+ resolution. The notch of the phone features a 20-megapixel selfie camera and necessary components for infrared face unlock.
The Snapdragon 845 chipset powers the Mi 8. The 64 GB, 128 GB and 256 GB editions of the Mi 8 feature 6 GB of RAM. In the previous month, Xiaomi had launched the 8 GB RAM and 128 GB storage version with a pricing of 3,299 Yuan (~$480).
The Xiaomi Mi 8 is fitted with a pair of 12-megapixel rear cameras. It is the first phone to come with dual-band GPS technology for accurate location tracking. It features a rear-mounted fingerprint reader. The handset is packed with a 3,400mAh battery that carries support for Quick Charge 4+.