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Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro

Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro

The Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro is a flagship grade smartphone that runs on Android v8.1 Oreo. This smartphone has a 6.21-inch Full HD IPS display. It has dual 12+2MP rear camera with a single LED flash and a 20MP selfie camera. Powering this handset is a 2.8GHz Octa-core Snapdragon 845 processor which is paired with 6/8GB RAM. It has 128GB internal storage with no option of expanding it via microSD card. The device is powered by a 3000mAh Li-Po battery which charges over a USB Type-C port. Other popular smartphones from Xiaomi include Poco F1, Mi 8 & Redmi 6.

Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro

Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro Specifications Summary

  • 6/8GB RAM
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 845
  • 3000mAh battery
  • 128GB internal storage
  • 6.21 inches display
  • 12MP + 12MP dual rear cameras, 20MP front
  • Android v8.1 Oreo
  • Dual SIM

Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro Price In Kenya

Approx= KSh. 45,000

A Review Of The Specifications Of Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro

Introduction & Design

The Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro is part of high-end smartphone devices in the Mi 8 line-up. This phone shares a lot with Mi 8 Explorer. It packs the same display size and the exact body dimension as Mi 8 Explorer. It also features the same Corning Gorilla Glass 5 panels on both sides. Mi 8 Pro features a sizeable display notch that houses several sensors apart from the earpiece. These sensors include the front selfie camera and the Infrared face recognition that can allow the user to unlock the device even in pitch darkness. At the back lies the dual camera with the company’s logo only as the fingerprint is placed under the display.

Display & Camera

Mi 8 Pro flaunts a big 6.21 inch AMOLED display with 1080p resolution which is bright and crisper as compared to HD screen. The display is tall and with a sizeable notch. The Mi 8 Pro gets the same camera set-up as the Mi 8 Explorer. This includes a dual 12MP main lens with dual pixel PDAF and another 12MP lens for zooming. They are accompanied by a dual LED flash and can shoot 4K & 1080p videos.

Software & Performance

This unit runs on Android Oreo version 8.1 with MIUI 10 skin on top. The device is powered by Octa-core Snapdragon 845 SoC that contains high-end Adreno 630 graphics processor. This is coupled with a huge 8GB RAM which means seamless multitasking experiences with top performances. There is also a 6GB RAM available which is also quite big. For storing data and apps, this unit offers 128GB internal storage. There is no microSD card slot to expand it further.

Battery & Connectivity

This smartphone is packed with a decently big 3000mAh battery that can be recharged fully in less time thanks to its Quick Charge 4.0+ technology. The user can get multiple connectivity options like dual-SIM with 4G network, dual-band Wi-Fi b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth v5.0, GPS with GLONASS, and USB Type-C port & NFC. Mi 8 Pro ships with a 3.5mm jack to USB Type-C adapter as there is no 3.5mm jack connector.

Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro Specs

Launched Septemeber, 2018
Supported Networks 2G, 3G, 4G
Dimensions 154.9mm x 74.8mm x 7.6mm
Weight 177g
Screen Size 6.21 inches
Screen Type Super AMOLED touchscreen
Resolution 1080 pixels x 2248 pixels
Screen Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 5
Hardware & Operating System
OS Android v8.1 Oreo
Chipset Qualcomm Snapdragon 845
Processor Octa-core 2.8GHz
GPU Adreno 630
Storage 6/8GB RAM, 128GB internal storage
MicroSD Not supported
Rear 12MP + 12MP, Dual LED flash
Front 20MP
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(under display), Infrared face recognition, Accelerometer, Proximity, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer
Battery 3000mAh Li-Po (non-removable)