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Xiaomi Mi 8 Lite

Xiaomi Mi 8 Lite

Xiaomi Mi 8 Lite is a smartphone running Android v8.1 Oreo-based MIUI 9.0 software.It has a metal frame with glass panels, and packs a 6.26-inch HD+IPS LCD display with notch and on 19:9 aspect. There is a dual 12+5-megapixels rear camera. The powerful 24MP selfie camera has auto-HDR and can shoot FHD videos. The Mi 8 Lite uses the Snapdragon 660 chipset, 4/6GB RAM, and 64/128GB internal storage. There is a hybrid slot foe memory expansion up to 256GB. There are several connectivity features that include 4G LTE network, Wi-Fi b/g/n with Wi-Fi Direct, GPS, Bluetooth 5.0, USB port Type-C while the 3.5mm headphone jack is not available. This phone packs a 3350mAh battery size with Quick Charge 3.0+ technology for quick refill. Other variants of this unit from Xiaomi include Mi 8, Mi 8 SE, Mi 8 Pro & Mi 8 Explorer.

Xiaomi Mi 8 Lite

Xiaomi Mi 8 Lite Specifications Summary

  • 4/6GB RAM
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 660
  • 3350mAh battery
  • 64/128GB internal storage
  • 6.26 inches display
  • 12MP + 5MP dual rear cameras, 24MP front
  • Android v8.1 Oreo
  • Dual SIM

Xiaomi Mi 8 Lite Price In Kenya

Approx= KSh. 39,000

A Review Of The Specifications Of Xiaomi Mi 8 Lite

Introduction & Performance

The Xiaomi Mi 8 Lite is part of the company’s mid-range devices in the Mi 8 line-up together with Mi 8 SE. It comes with some quality specs like big display size and quality camera set-up to compete well with other mid-rangers in the industry. This device is powered by an 8-core Snapdragon 660 64-bit processor that clocks a speed of 2.2GHz. This is coupled with a Adreno 512 GPU to provide some great graphics performances. Meanwhile, in the RAM space, Mi 8 Lite features 4/6GB of RAM which is enough for smooth processing and running of apps while multitasking.

Camera & Connectivity

Xiaomi 8 Lite packs a quality camera profile that includes a powerful front facing shoot and a dual rear shooters. The 24MP selfie camera comes with an auto-HDR and records FullHD video calls. The rear camera includes 12MP (f/1.9) lens with dual pixel PDAF and is paired with a depth sensor 5MP for Bokeh. In terms of connectivity, this unit packs several options that includes Bluetooth 5.0, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, USB Type-C and GPS. There is also a microSD card slot and two SIM and is equipped to access 4G VoLTE network with multiple bands available here in Kenya.

Display & Storage

This mid-range unit packs a big 6.26 inch display that is tall with 19:9 aspect and offers FullHD 1080p resolution. It utilizes IPS LCD that has good touch response with a notch at the top. This phone is available in 4GB & 6GB RAM variants coupled with 64GB & 128GB internal storage respectively. There is a hybrid microSD card slot that can allow the user expand storage up to 256GB.

Battery & Platform

This smartphone is backed by a 3350mAh battery that can easily power the device for long hours on single charge. The Mi 8 Lite runs on Android v8.1 Oreo straight out of the box.

Xiaomi Mi 8 Lite Specs

Launched Septemeber, 2018
Supported Networks 2G, 3G, 4G
Dimensions 156.4mm x 75.8mm x 7.5mm
Weight 169g
Screen Size 6.26 inches
Screen Type IPS LCD touchscreen
Resolution 1080 pixels x 2280 pixels, 19:9 ratio
Screen Protection -
Hardware & Operating System
OS Android v8.1 Oreo
Chipset Qualcomm Snapdragon 660
Processor Octa-core 2.2GHz
GPU Adreno 512
Storage 4/6GB RAM, 64/128GB internal storage
MicroSD Yes, up to 256GB-hybrid slot
Rear 12MP + 5MP, Dual LED flash
Front 24MP
Alert & Sound
Alert types Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
3.5mm jack No
Loudspeaker Yes
WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, hotspot
Bluetooth v5.0
USB Type-C 1.0
Radio No
Sensors Fingerprint(rear), Accelerometer, Proximity, Gyroscope, Compass
Battery 3350mAh Li-Po (non-removable)