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Xiaomi Mi 8 Explorer Edition
Updated On: Dec 5, 2022

Xiaomi Mi 8 Explorer Edition

Xiaomi Mi 8 Explorer Edition
Xiaomi Mi 8 Explorer Edition
Xiaomi Mi 8 Explorer Edition Video

Xiaomi Mi 8 Explorer Edition

Not releasing in India
Updated On 5th December 2022

Xiaomi Mi 8 Explorer Edition Price In India

Xiaomi Mi 8 Explorer Edition price in India was expected to be ₹ 38,999. This device will not be releasing in India.

Xiaomi Mi 8 Explorer Edition Details

Introduction and Camera
The Xiaomi Mi 8 Explorer Edition is a flagship offering from the China-based smartphone vendor. One of the unique points of the smartphone is that it has a transparent back panel which is a first in the smartphone market. Also, the Mi 8 Explorer Edition is the first smartphone from Xiaomi to feature the under-display fingerprint scanner. Along with the fingerprint scanner, you also get the facial unlock feature.
For image lovers, the handset houses dual 12+12-megapixel sensors and a 20-megapixel front-facing camera. The primary sensors come with 4-axis OIS and dual pixel phase detection autofocus support that adds stability to low-light shots. Moreover, to aid imaging in the dark, there is an LED flash. The frontal 20-megapixel imaging unit promises in-depth selfies beside assisting video calls.
Performance and Storage
The Xiaomi Mi 8 Explorer Edition is designed to deliver super-smooth performance even at its peak courtesy an octa-core Snapdragon 845 chipset and massive 8GB of RAM. Navigating among multiple apps simultaneously or playing graphics-intensive gaming should never be a concern.
For storage, the device is bundled with an onboard storage space of 128GB which is non-expandable.
Display and Battery
The Xiaomi Mi 8 Explorer Edition flaunts a 6.21-inch Full HD+ display that promises an excellent visual treat to its users. Wide viewing angles and the DCI-P3 supported screen offer better legibility even under bright sunlight. Also, the screen is protected from any wear and tear by Corning's Gorilla Glass.
For power, the device sips juice from a non-removable Li-Po 3,000mAh battery which has support for fast charging via Quick Charge 4.0+.
Platform and Connectivity
On the software front, the Xiaomi Mi 8 Explorer Edition boots MIUI 10 baked on top of the Android 8.1 Oreo operating system out of the box.
In terms of connectivity, you get 4G with VoLTE support, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, NFC, dual SIM support, Infrared port, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, and a USB Type-C port.

Xiaomi Mi 8 Explorer Edition Specifications


Processor Chipset Qualcomm Snapdragon 845
Rear Camera Dual (12MP + 12MP)
Internal Memory 128 GB
Screen Size 6.21 inches (15.77 cms)
Battery Capacity 3000 mAh


Chipset Qualcomm Snapdragon 845
No Of Cores 8 (Octa Core)
CPU 2.8GHz, Quad core, Kryo 385 1.8GHz, Quad core, Kryo 385
Architecture 64-bit
Graphics Adreno 630


Height 6.1 inches (154.9 mm)
Width 2.94 inches (74.8 mm)
Thickness 0.3 inches (7.6 mm)
Weight 177 grams
Colors Transparent back
Screen Unlock Fingerprint, Face unlock


Resolution 1080 x 2248 pixels
Aspect ratio 18.7:9
Display Type AMOLED
Size 6.21 inches (15.77 cms)
Bezel-less display Yes, with notch
Pixel Density 402 pixels per inch (ppi)
TouchScreen Yes, Capacitive, Multi-touch
Color Reproduction 16M Colors
Screen to body percentage 83.77 %


Rear camera setup Dual
Rear camera (Primary) 12 MP resolutionf/1.8 aperture1.4µm pixel size
Rear camera (Secondary) 12 MP resolutionf/2.4 aperture1µm pixel size
Front camera setup Single
Front camera (Primary) 20 MP resolution
Sensor Exmor-RS CMOS Sensor
Flash Dual-color LED Rear flash
Video Resolution (Rear) 3840x2160 @ 30 fps1920x1080 @ 30 fps1280x720 @ 30 fps
Optical Image Stabilization(OIS) Yes
Camera Features Auto Flash Auto Focus Face detection
Shooting Modes Continuos Shooting High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)


Type Li-Polymer
Capacity 3000 mAh
Removable No
Fast Charging Yes, Quick, v4.0


Internal Memory 128 GB
Expandable Memory No


Operating System Android v8.1 (Oreo)
Custom UI MIUI


SIM Configuration Dual SIM SIM1: Nano SIM2: Nano
Network SIM1: 4G, 3G, 2GSIM2: 4G, 3G, 2G
Voice over LTE(VoLTE) Yes
Wi-Fi Yes, with a/ac/b/g/n/n 5GHz, MIMO
Wi-fi features Mobile Hotspot
Bluetooth Bluetooth v5.0
USB USB Type-C, Mass storage device, USB charging
GPS Yes with A-GPS, Glonass
NFC Chipset Yes
Infrared Yes


Speaker Yes
Audio Jack Yes, USB Type-C
Video Player Yes, Video Formats: H.264, H.265, MPEG4


Fingerprint sensor Yes, On-screen
Face Unlock Yes
Other Sensor Light sensorProximity sensorAccelerometerBarometerCompassGyroscope
Disclaimer: Specifications shown may be different from the actual product. We cannot guarantee that the information provided on this page is 100% correct. Please check with the retailer before purchasing.

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