At one of the special event, Xiaomi unveiled two new smartphones by the name Xiaomi Mi 8 Lite and Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro. Turning all the rumors to be false, the Chinese company introduced these two smartphones instead of Xiaomi Mi 8 Youth Edition and Mi 8 Screen Fingerprint Edition. The Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro replaces Xiaomi Mi 8 Screen Fingerprint Edition and the Xiaomi Mi 8 Lite replaces the Xiaomi Mi 8 Youth Edition. Of the two, the Xiaomi Mi 8 Lite is a cheaper option, still seems to be a better option of decent photography. While the Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro is a high-end version featuring an in-display fingerprint scanner. Along with this, the Chinese company recently introduced Xiaomi Mi 8 SE. Let us explore further to get more details of the Xiaomi Mi 8 Lite and Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro in Dubai.
The Xiaomi Mi 8 lite release date UAE is currently unknown. As for now, it is available in China and is likely to be available in other international markets very soon. Being the base edition of the Xiaomi Mi 8, the Lite version features 6.26-inches LCD display and is powered by the mid-range processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 660. It will be available in two storage variants- 6GB RAM/64GB storage and 6GB RAM/128GB storage. The Xiaomi Mi 8 Lite price in UAE differs according to the storage option chosen. On the camera front, the device sports dual rear camera setup of 12MP and 5MP. To get the high-quality selfies, it is equipped with 24MP front snapper. It will be available in different attractive color shades including Midnight Black, Sunset Gold, and Aurora Blue.
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Featuring a glass body with an aluminum frame, the Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro build quality is similar to the base variant. Despite the lite version, the Xiaomi Mi Lite display is a bit bigger than the Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro which has 6.21-inches OLED display. Even the latest Xiaomi Pocophone F1 features nearly the same display size of 6.18-inches. It even gets a notch as in Apple iPhone X. Being a high-end Xiaomi smartphone, it is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor coupled with 8GB RAM and 128GB of onboard storage. Talking about optics, it gets a dual rear camera of 12MP and 12MP sensors with optical zoom, OIS and dual LED flash. On the front end, there is a 20MP front shooter with AI portraits. Xiaomi further claims that the in-display fingerprint sensor is 29 percent faster than the Mi 8. It also comes in with the IR face unlock as in Apple iPhone X. Other connectivity options include NFC, USB Type-C, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and more. It packs in 3000mAh battery to keep the display on. Additionally, it gets the support of Quick Charge 4+ fast charging mechanism that can charge the device at a faster rate. The Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro in Dubai runs on Android 8.1 oreo out of the box with MIUI 9 layered on the top. Since it boasts high-end specifications as the Xiaomi Mi 8, the Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro price in UAE for 6GB/128GB variant is around AED 1713. The higher storage variant will be priced a bit higher at AED 1928. We could get the exact price listing only after the Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro release date.