After launching its 2018 flagship – the Xiaomi Mi8, the company has also launched a toned-down variant of this handset. Called Xiaomi Mi8 SE, this smartphone’s availability is also limited to China but is expected in India on 7th of June. This phone is dedicated to those who want a smaller screen
Xiaomi Mi8 SE Price
The Xiaomi Mi8 SE comes in two variants – 4GB RAM with 64GB ROM and 6GB RAM with 64GB ROM. The 4GB RAM variant is priced at 1,799 Yuan (approx. ₹18,929) while the 6GB RAM variant costs 1,999 Yuan (approx. ₹21,033). At this price, this will be a major competitor of Nokia 6.1 and Huawei P20 Lite.
Xiaomi Mi8 SE Specifications and Features
The Xiaomi Mi8 SE features a 5.88 inch AMOLED display which is fitted into a 5.2 inch smartphone body. The screen quality is similar to Xiaomi Mi8 with same 18:7:9 aspect ratio. With a 2.5D curved glass, the smartphone comes in four colors: Dark Gray, Blue, Bright Blue and Bright Red.
The Xiaomi Mi8 SE is world’s first smartphone to come with Qualcomm’s newly launched Snapdragon 710 chipset coupled with Adreno 616 graphics processing unit which offers 35% better graphics rendering. Both variants’ internal storage is expandable.
The Xiaomi Mi8 SE features a combo of 12MP and 5MP cameras on the rear with AI scene recognition and portrait mode. A 20 megapixels shooter is also placed at the front for selfies and video calling. Front facing camera can also shoot bokeh effects with the help of AI.
Further, running on MIUI 10, the Xiaomi Mi8 SE is backed by a 3,120 mAh battery.