Company Xiaomi today held an event in Kiev, which hosted the global announcement of the new smartphone Mi 8 Lite, and was declared the official price and date of the flash sale news.
Presentation of the new smartphone was held by the head of strategic partnerships Xiaomi Global Donovan (Donovan Sung). First, he reported on the current state of Affairs of the company, in particular the achievements on the Ukrainian market. Some of the best selling smartphones are models of Xiaomi, and the company, in turn, to support sales growth and to interest new fans, opens new stores Mi Store and Mi Zone. Recently opened a new Mi Store in Kharkov, and this weekend will be the opening of a shop in Lviv.
Then Donovan went directly to the presentation of the Mi 8 Lite. Novelty can boast of a thin (7.5 mm) glass housing, which is available in two colors. They will have to be called “Blue dawn” and “Dark night”. Smartphone equipped with a 6.26″ IPS-display with a resolution of Full HD+ (2280×1080 pixels) with an aspect ratio of 19:9 and the cutout in the upper part of the screen where the front camera, earpiece and proximity sensor. The device screen is covered with Gorilla glass 5.
On the rear panel Mi 8 Lite located dual camera. It consists of a main 12 MP sensor Sony IMX363 (1.4 µm, f/1.9, Dual Pixel) and an additional 5 MP module (1.12 µm, f/2.0). The front camera has 24 megapixel sensor Sony IMX576 (1.8 µm, Super Pixel).
For the operation of the camera system meets the artificial intelligence. The AI will automatically recognize 27 scenarios to photos was of the highest quality. In portrait mode, added three new AI features: Studio lighting, background blur and dynamic bokeh effect. For the front camera now also has an AI portrait mode and AI Beautify, which, for example, you can add a little make-up.
During the performance meets Mi 8 Lite OCTA-core chipset Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 and 4 or 6 GB of RAM. Built-in memory can be 64 or 128 GB. The battery capacity of 3350 mAh. There is support for fast charging Quick Charge 3.0.
Also worth noting is the presence of fingerprint scanner on the rear panel, modules LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS and USB Type-C. But NFC and 3.5 mm audio Jack, unfortunately, no. Operates a device running Android 8.1 Oreo and the original shell MIUI 9.6.
Xiaomi Mi 8 Lite will go on sale in the near future. The cost of 4/64 GB will be 7499 UAH, modification 6/128 GB – 8999 UAH. If you like a smartphone that you want to be the first to buy it, Xiaomi gives you the opportunity to do this 24 October on the website Allo.uaand in the bargain a discount on the model 4/64 GB – 500 UAH.