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
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|Storage Variant:||4GB RAM + 64GB Internal Storage|
|Colors:||Midnight Black and Aurora Blue|
Xiaomi Mi 8 Lite Release Date
|Launch Date||21st February 2019|
|Updated On||16th January 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.
#Mi8Lite, now available in Ukraine and France, and coming soon to our other global markets. Which feature is everyone most excited about? ❤️
— Donovan Sung (@donovansung) October 29, 2018
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.