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 March 2019
Updated On 19th March 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

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.