Along with the Mi 8 and Mi 8 Explorer Edition, Xiaomi also announced the Mi 8 SE in China. The new midrange of the Chinese manufacturer is in fact introduced with a very respectable technical data sheet in which stands the presence of the new Snapdragon 710 platform, was officially announced a few days ago by Qualcomm.
As previously emerged, it is a SoC that sits next to Qualcomm’s most performing solutions, borrowing functionality from high-end SoCs. Mi 8 SE is equipped with a 5.8-inch FHD+ AMOLED display (2244 x 1080 pixels) , protected by 2.D curved glass and equipped with the now inevitable notch in the upper part.
The multimedia sector is divided into the dual rear camera with 12MP sensors (f/1.9 aperture) and 5 MP (f/2.0 aperture) and AI functionality, combined with the 20MP front camera. The battery capacity is 3120mAh and does not lack the fingerprint sensor located at the back of the body.
Xiaomi Mi 8 SE Specifications
- Dimensions of 147.28×73.09 x7.5mm
- Weight of 164g
- 2.5D curved glass AMOLED Display of 5.88 inches with 18.7:9 aspect ratio, 600 nits brightness, 60000:1 contrast ratio, DCI-P3 color gamut
- Resolution of 2244 x 1080 pixels
- Dual Rear Camera of 12MP with 1.4μm pixel size, Dual PD, f/1.9 aperture, and 5MP secondary camera with 1.12um pixel size, f/2.0 aperture and LED flash
- Front Camera of 20 mega pixels
- Android 8.1 Oreo based on with MIUI 9, also upgradable to MIUI 10
- 2.2 GHz quad-core Processor
- Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 10nm Chip
- Adreno 616 GPU
- 4GB/6GB of LPDDR4x RAM
- Internal memory of 64GB
- Connectivity of Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz / 5GHz) 2×2 MIMO , Bluetooth 5 LE, GPS + GLONASS, USB Type-C
- Fingerprint sensor
- Battery capacity of 3120mAh
- Dual SIM
Waiting to know the availability in other markets, it has been confirmed the price expected in China which will be around CNY 1,799 – approximately $280 for the 4GB of RAM and 64GB of storage version, and CNY 1,999 – approximately $312 for the 6GB of RAM and 64GB storage model. It comes in Black, Blue, Red and Gold color options, while the release date is set for June 8th in China.