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Xiaomi launch event highlights: Mi 8, Mi 8 SE, MIUI 10, Mi Band 3, Mi TV 4 75-inch and more

The Xiaomi Mi 8 is expected to come with a notched display, an in-display fingerprint sensor and more.

  • Updated: May 31, 2018 1:48 PM IST
Xiaomi Mi 8 SE launch event

The day is finally here, and Xiaomi is all set to celebrate its 8th anniversary with a special event that is taking place in Shenzhen. The company has been teasing the launch of its flagship smartphone, the Mi 8 along with a bunch of other products. The Mi 8 is expected to be the first Android flagship smartphone to come with 3D depth sensing technology. It is also rumored to feature an in-display fingerprint sensor, along with facial recognition technology. Also Read - Chinese app ban: Xiaomi Mi Browser Pro and other apps now banned by the government

Along with the Mi 8 smartphone, Xiaomi has also teased the launch of Mi Band 3 fitness tracker with an OLED touchscreen display. And that’s not all, the MIUI 10 interface based on Android 8.1 Oreo is also expected to be announced at the event. Xiaomi will be live streaming the event on its MIUI forums. You can also follow this link for live updates from the ongoing event. Also Read - Xiaomi Mi TV Stick launched in India: Price, features and all you need to know

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19:16 PM IST 31 May

And that’s all from Xiaomi’s launch event. Stay tuned to BGR India for more updates.

19:16 PM IST 31 May

The Mi Band 3 is priced at RMB 169, which is Rs 1,800, approximately, and the Mi Band 3 (NFC) is priced at RMB 199, which is approximately Rs 2,100.

19:12 PM IST 31 May

Here are the products announced by Xiaomi so far.

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19:10 PM IST 31 May

The Mi Band 3 will feature 20-days battery life.
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19:08 PM IST 31 May

Another variant of Mi Band 3 with NFC also announced.

19:07 PM IST 31 May

It comes with a capacitive screen, heart rate sensor and water and dust resistance rating of 50 meters.

19:07 PM IST 31 May

Mi Band 3 with a 0.78-inch screen announced. Aims at offering a better experience for viewing messages and answering calls.

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19:03 PM IST 31 May

Mi VR Standalone headset announced in collaboration with Oculus. It is completely wireless, comes with 2,600mAh battery and intuitive remote control.
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19:01 PM IST 31 May

Here are the specifications of Mi TV 4 75-inch.
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18:56 PM IST 31 May

The new Mi TV comes with a 75-inch display and is priced at RMB 8,999, which roughly translates to Rs 95,000.

18:54 PM IST 31 May

Specifications of the Mi 8 SE.
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18:53 PM IST 31 May

There is also a Mi TV that is just 11.4mm thin.

18:52 PM IST 31 May

There is also a Mi 8 Explorer Edition with In-Display Fingerprint Sensor and a Clear back design.

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18:49 PM IST 31 May

Here are the specifications of the Mi 8 SE. It is priced at RMB 1,799, which is Rs 18,900 approximately.
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18:45 PM IST 31 May

Xiaomi is also launching the Mi 8 SE. It will come with a smaller 5.8-inch display. It will be powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 SoC
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18:42 PM IST 31 May

The Mi 8 is priced at RMB 3,699, which is roughly Rs 39,000.

18:41 PM IST 31 May

Besides Snapdragon 845 SoC, the Mi 8 also comes with 8GB of RAM and 128GB storage.

18:35 PM IST 31 May

Looks like there is one more smartphone that will come with In-display fingerprint sensor.

18:29 PM IST 31 May

The Mi 8 also includes dual frequency GPS, which it claims to help in accurate positioning, and navigation.

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18:21 PM IST 31 May

The Mi 8 also comes with NFC support.

18:17 PM IST 31 May

And here’s a look at MIUI 10 introduction video.

18:17 PM IST 31 May

The 20-megapixel front camera on Mi 8 also supports AI portrait selfies.

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18:15 PM IST 31 May

Mi 8 features a 20-megapixel front camera with face unlock support.

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18:12 PM IST 31 May

Xiaomi Mi 8 also comes with AI Studio Lighting effects.
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18:10 PM IST 31 May

Here are some examples of AI scene detection.

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18:06 PM IST 31 May

And here is a low-light camera sample shot on the Mi 8.

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18:05 PM IST 31 May

The Mi 8 dual cameras also come with 4-axis OIS

18:05 PM IST 31 May

The AI is capable of scene detection and video editing, which I believe is live Style Transfer. More details awaited.

18:04 PM IST 31 May

The Mi 8 comes with dual rear cameras – each sensor has a 12-megapixel resolution.
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18:03 PM IST 31 May

Xiaomi shares photo samples shot on the Mi 8, iPhone X and Huawei P20 Pro.

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17:59 PM IST 31 May

The Mi 8 has logged a score of 301,472 on AnTuTu benchmark.

17:54 PM IST 31 May

And here’s a closer look at the color options.

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17:53 PM IST 31 May

The Mi 8 comes with Full HD+ 6.21-inch display. Here are the rest of the specifications.

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17:52 PM IST 31 May

The Mi 8 comes with glass back and vertically placed dual cameras, just like the iPhone X. Ohh and yes, there is a fingerprint sensor at the back, which may disappoint a few people.

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17:50 PM IST 31 May

Here’s a look at the full view display, and the notch.
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17:49 PM IST 31 May

MIUI 10 will also let you hide the notch if you don’t like it.

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17:47 PM IST 31 May

Mi 8 officially unveiled, and it comes with a display notch

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17:45 PM IST 31 May

Now, time to switch gears to the flagship smartphone.

17:44 PM IST 31 May

MIUI 10 will also let users control their smart home devices.

17:41 PM IST 31 May

MIUI 10 comes with AI preload feature that studies your behavior and anticipates your actions, resulting in zero load time for apps.

17:40 PM IST 31 May

MIUI 10 will support displays with 19:9 aspect ratio. Another hint that the Mi 8 will feature a notch?

17:35 PM IST 31 May

The MIUI 10 update with AI integration also improves portrait mode on Xiaomi smartphones.

17:33 PM IST 31 May

The interface comes with new recent apps UI with gesture controls to maximize screen space, swipe to delete tasks and more.
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17:30 PM IST 31 May

Xiaomi’s demo stresses on Maps Navigation and Voice Assistant
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17:27 PM IST 31 May

MIUI 10 comes with Xiao AI voice assistant.

17:26 PM IST 31 May

The event has started, and Xiaomi has just announced the MIUI 10 interface.

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  • Published Date: May 31, 2018 11:50 AM IST
  • Updated Date: May 31, 2018 1:48 PM IST


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