Xiaomi Mi 8 Lite

Mi 8 Lite

Xiaomi devices have a streak of debuting in the company’s homeland first and then in other markets. The company is yet to launch its Mi 8 series phones in India. Among the Mi 8 series, the Mi 8 Lite falls under the budget category as it is a lite variant of the Mi 8 smartphone. It is the lowest-end variant in the Mi 8 line-up but still packs some substantials features. The phone has a gradient finish and a 24MP front camera. Let’s take a closer look at what the Mi 8 Lite features.

Xiaomi Mi 8 Lite Price in India

Price: $229
Price in India: Rs 14,999
Storage Variant: 4GB RAM + 64GB Internal Storage
Colors: Midnight Black and Aurora Blue

Xiaomi Mi 8 Lite Release Date

Expected Price
Status Upcoming Mobile
Expected Price ₹14,999
Launch Date 30th August 2019
Updated On 20th July 2019
Disclaimer: The price and Release Date shown may be different from Actual, we can not guarantee that the information above is 100% correct.

Xiaomi Mi 8 Lite Key Specifications

  • 3350 mAh capacity
  • Dual, Nano-SIM sim configuration
  • 6.26 inches (15.9 cm) screen size
  • Qualcomm SDM660 Snapdragon 660 (14 nm) cpu
  • Android v8.1 (Oreo) operating system
  • 64GB internal
  • 4GB ram
  • Dual (12MP + 5MP);24MP camera

The latest Mi 8 Lite news

Nov 14, 2018 -- Xiaomi Mi 8 Lite Gets New Storage Variant In China

The Xiaomi Mi 8 Lite, which is called Mi 8 Youth Edition in China, will come in a new storage configuration starting November 16 in China. The handset will be available with 4GB of RAM and 128GB of storage from Friday. The device may reach other markets in this configuration, but Xiaomi has not said anything about this part yet, although it has confirmed the global launch of the device as Mi 8 Lite. The device was launched in China with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of storage in the base variant. There are two other variants for the handset in China: 6GB RAM with 64GB storage, and 6GB RAM with 128GB storage. ...View more

Xiaomi Mi 8 Lite: Expected Launch in India

A recent report from GSMArena stated that Xiaomi is prepping for the global launch of the Mi 8 Lite. A tweet from Donovan Sung, Xiaomi’s global spokesperson confirmed that the company is launching the phone in France. The tweet also teased the launch for several other regions. Given Xiaomi’s enthusiasm for widening Mi 8 Lite’s availability in more markets, we can expect it to bring the device to Indian shores too. After all, India makes up for an important market for Xiaomi.

Interestingly, the tweet by Mr. Sung clearly indicates that the Mi 8 Lite may debut in more gradient color options for global markets. Currently, the phone is available in Twilight Gold, Dream Blue, and Deep Space Gray color options.


Xiaomi Mi 8 Lite: Competition in India

Well, whenever Xiaomi launches the phone in India, it will have to price it quite carefully to win the market. One of the biggest challenges for Xiaomi is its own POCO F1 phone in India, which comes with top of the line specs such as Snapdragon 845 SoC. It would be interesting to see how Xiaomi positions the Mi 8 Lite in the Indian market.

While Xiaomi is yet to launch the Mi 8 Lite in India, you can check out our review video for the POCO F1.

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Xiaomi Mi 8 Lite Specifications

PerformanceQualcomm SDM660 Snapdragon 660 (14 nm)
Display6.26 inches (15.9 cm)
CameraDual (12MP + 5MP)
Battery3350 mAh
Aspect ratio19:9
Display TypeIPS LCD
Resolution1080 x 2280 pixels
Screen Size6.26 inches (15.9 cm)
Pixel Density403 pixel per inch (ppi)
Touchscreen typeCapacitive, Multi-touch
Color Reproduction16M colors
Screen to body percentage82.5%
Dimensions6.16 x 2.98 x 0.30 inch (156.4 x 75.8 x 7.5 mm)
Water ResistantNo
Weight169 grams (5.96 oz)
ColorsTwilight gold, Dream blue, Deep space gray
Operating SystemAndroid v8.1 (Oreo)
RearDual (12MP + 5MP)
Rear Camera FeaturesLED Flash, Digital Zoom, Auto Flash, Face detection, Touch to focus
Selfie Camera FeaturesAuto HDR, Exmor RS
Physical ApertureRear (f/1.9) + (f/2.0)
Other FeaturesContinuos Shooting, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Exposure compensation, ISO control
Video2160p@30fps, 1080p@60/120fps, 1080p@30fps (gyro-EIS)
Removable BatteryNo
Wireless ChargingNo
Capacity3350 mAh
Fast ChargingYes, Quick Charging v3.0
Bluetoothv5.0 with A2DP, LE
Wi-FiYes, with Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Network4G VoLTE, 4G
USBType-C 1.0 reversible connector
Voice Over LTE (VoLTE)Yes
SIM ConfigurationDual, Nano-SIM
NFC ChipsetNo
ChipsetQualcomm SDM660 Snapdragon 660 (14 nm)
CPU4x2.2 GHz Kryo 260 & 4x1.8 GHz Kryo 260
GraphicsAdreno 512
Architecture64 bit
No of Cores8 (Octa-core)
Fingerprint sensorYes, Rear- mounted
Other SensorsProximity, Compass
Audio JackUSB Type-C
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