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Xiaomi Mi 8 SE

Xiaomi Mi 8 SE

The Xiaomi Mi 8 SE comes powered by high-end mid-range chipset, the Snapdragon 710 and is paired with 4GB or 6GB RAM space. This device is equipped with a dual 12MP+5MP rear camera and a 20MP selfie camera. Boasting a 5.88-inch FullHD+ Super AMOLED display, the smartphone packs 64/128GB of on-board storage space and runs Android 8.1 Oreo. Featuring rear mounted fingerprint scanner, the device is fueled by a 3120mAh battery. Other interesting Xiaomi smartphones include Mi Mix 3, Mi 8 Explorer and Pocophone F1.

Xiaomi Mi 8 SE

XiaomiMi 8 SE Specifications Summary

  • 4/6GB RAM
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 710
  • 3120mAh battery
  • 64/128GB internal storage
  • 5.88 inches display
  • 12MP + 5MP dual rear cameras, 20MP front
  • Android v8.1 Oreo
  • Dual SIM

Xiaomi Mi 8 SE Price In Kenya

Approx= KSh. 29,000

A Review Of The Specifications Of Xiaomi Mi 8 SE

Introduction & Display

The Xiaomi Mi 8 SE is a high-end mid-range smartphone that was unveiled together with Mi 8 & Mi 8 Explorer. It comes with a big display with an elongated shape and notch cutout. The display itself is 5.88-inch Super AMOLED and has FullHD resolution. The OLED technology means bright images with sharp contrast thanks to its 1080p resolution. 

Camera & Platform

The Mi 8 SE is based on the Android v8.0 Oreo operating system out of package and with company’s MIUI 9.5 skin on top. In the camera profile, this smartphone ships with quality camera performances. This include a dual 12MP (f/1.9) + 5MP (f/2.0) rear camera that can shoot FHD and 4K videos. On the front, the Mi 8 SE offers 20MP selfie camera with FHD video recording capabilities. 

Performance & Battery

At its heart, Xiaomi Mi 8 SE is powered by a 2.2GHz Octa-core Snapdragon 710 SoC. It also features a 4GB &6GB RAM variants. This sufficiently offers seamless performances while multitasking. The handset packs a non-removable Li-Po 3120mAh battery. The battery can recharge fast thanks to the Quick Charge 3.0+ technology.

Connectivity & Storage

Connectivity options that one can get with the Mi 8 SE include 4G network with support for VoLTE, GPS, Bluetooth v5.0, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Infrared port, twin SIM slot, and a USB Type-C port. The phone doesn’t include 3.5mm jack and microSD card slot. The internal storage is available in 64GB & 128GB options.  

XiaomiMi 8 SE Specs

Launched May, 2018
Supported Networks 2G, 3G, 4G
Dimensions 147.3mm x 73.1mm x 7.5mm
Weight 164g
Screen Size 5.88 inches
Screen Type Super AMOLED touchscreen
Resolution 1080 pixels x 2244 pixels, 18.7:9 ratio
Screen Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 5
Hardware & Operating System
OS Android v8.1 Oreo
Chipset Qualcomm Snapdragon 710
Processor Octa-core 2.2GHz
GPU Adreno 616
Storage 4/6GB RAM, 64/128GB internal storage
MicroSD Not supported
Rear 12MP + 5MP, 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
Infrared Yes
Sensors Fingerprint(rear), Accelerometer, Proximity, Gyroscope, Compass
Battery 3120mAh Li-Po (non-removable)