Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro and Mi 8 Youth (Lite) Launched in China, Price, Specifications and Availability

Mi 8 Pro and Mi 8 Youth (Lite)
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Xiaomi today finally added two more devices to its Mi line up by launching the Mi 8 Pro (screen fingerprint version) and Mi 8 Youth (Lite) in China. We already knew pretty much everything about these two devices, all thanks to the official teases and leaks of the Mi 8 Youth Edition and the hands-on video of the Mi 8 Pro. Unlike the regular Mi 8 variant, the new Mi 8 Pro comes with an in-screen fingerprint sensor as its biggest upgrade.

All other specifications remain the same to the regular Mi 8, including the Snapdragon 845 SoC, up to 128GB of internal storage. It is also available in transparent back option as well as the Xiaomi Mi 8 Explorer Edition.

Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro (screen fingerprint version) Full Specifications

  • 6.26″ 19:9, 2280 x 1080 Display with Notch
  • Snapdragon 845 SoC
  • 3GB RAM + 32GB ROM
  • 4GB RAM + 64GB ROM
  • Dual Rear Cameras 12MP + 5MP, 1080p 30fps, EIS
  • Dual Front Cameras 20MP + 2MP
  • MicroUSB Port, 3.5mm Headphone Jack
  • In-screen Fingerprint Sensor
  • 4000mAh Battery, 5V/2A Adapter
  • Quick Charging support not confirmed yet
  • Back, Gradient Pink, Transparent version

Xiaomi Youth (Lite) Edition on the other hand, was leaked several times. The device was recently spotted in the Hands of a Xiaomi Executive in blue gradient color. Now when the device is official we now have two color options of the device gradient Pink and Blue.

Xiaomi Mi 8 Youth (Lite) Edition Specifications

  • 6.26-inch LCD panel with a notch on top
  • Snapdragon 660 AIE SoC
  • 4GB RAM + 64GB ROM
  • 6GB RAM + 128GB ROM
  • Dual Rear Cameras 12MP + 5MP, with f/1.9 aperture, AI capabilities
  • Front 24-megapixel Sony IMX576 selfie camera with AI capabilities
  • Rear Mounted Fingerprint Sensor
  • 3,350mAh Battery with Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0
  • Bluetooth v5.0
  • Gradient Pink and Blue Color Options

Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro (screen fingerprint version) price and Availability

Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro (Screen Fingerprint Edition) has been priced at CNY 3,199 (around Rs. 34,000) for the 6GB RAM/ 128GB inbuilt storage variant and CNY 3,599 (roughly Rs. 38,200) for the 8GB RAM/ 128GB storage model. This smartphone is also up for pre-orders starting today and will be available for purchase from September 21.

Xiaomi Mi 8 Youth Edition price and availability

Xiaomi Mi 8 Youth Edition price in China has been set at CNY 1,399 (roughly Rs. 14,800) for the base variant that comes with 4GB RAM and 64GB storage. The 6GB RAM/ 64GB storage model gets a price tag of CNY 1,699 (around Rs. 18,000), while the top-end 6GB RAM/ 128GB storage variant comes in at CNY 1,999 (approximately Rs. 21,200). It is available for pre-orders starting today and will go on sale on September 25.


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