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Xiaomi Mi 8 Camera Review | Incredible HDR

Xiaomi Mi 8 Camera Review | Incredible HDR

The Chinese brand revealed the Redmi 6A, Mi 8 and Mi 8 Pro as the first phones that will hit the market.

As you can see above, the design of the phone features a clear glass element that shows you the internals of the device.

The phone features a 6.21-inch Full HD+ AMOLED display with screen resolution of 2248 x 1080 pixels. Taking yet more inspiration from Apple's flagship lineup, the Mi8's camera offers an AI-powered "Studio Lighting" feature, along with Huawei-esque scene and object recognition features. It also has a 13MP rear camera that includes phase detection autofocus and a 5MP front-facing selfie camera.

Inside is a Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 chipset paired with 8GB of RAM. Storage is expandable via microSD card (up to 256GB).

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The dual-SIM (Nano) Redmi 6 Pro runs Android 8.1 Oreo, and sports a 5.84-inch full-HD+ (1080x2280 pixels) LCD panel with a 19:9 aspect ratio and a notch.

It is fueled by a 3,000mAH battery and also supports 5W charging. It also runs Android 8.1 software right out of the box, but it includes the Mi UI overlay that the company uses.

The first batch of devices to get the stable China ROM update included Mi 6X, Mi 8 SE, Mi Mix 2, Redmi Note 5, Redmi 6 series etc. It comes in Transparent Titanium color and will be available through Three, Amazon, Argos, John Lewis, Carphone Warehouse, Currys PC World, Very, Mobile Phones Direct, Katana and Mi.com. The company has also brought the Mi 8 to the United Kingdom too, and that offers similar spec but there are a couple of missing features as it doesn't include the in-display fingerprint scanner. Earlier this year in May, Xiaomi started operations in France and Italy as well.

You'll be able to buy the Redmi 6A and a Xiaomi Mi Band 3 for only £99.99 with pre-orders starting on November 9 exclusively at Three. The firm also launched the Band 3 - a cheap-as-chips wearable device boasting an OLED display and baked-in fitness features; and, er, an electric scooter. In the UK, Xiaomi will also open a brick-and-mortar Mi Store in Westfield London on 18th November.


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