Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro: specs, deals, news and review


Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro

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You need to know about the Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro

The Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro is a high-end smartphone with a large screen, a finger print scanner below the display, and 3D gezichtsbeveiliging. The device runs on MIUI software, which is very different than the standard Android version.

Advantages Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro

  • Large display is very suitable for videos and games
  • 3D gezichtsbeveiliging
  • Finger print scanner below the screen
  • A lot of work – and storage
  • Price/quality ratio

Cons Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro

  • The display looks less sharp due to the relatively low full-hd resolution
  • Relatively small battery
  • No 3.5 mm headphone jack

Distinctive: innovations for a competitive price

Xiaomi-devices distinguish themselves for years with a sharp price/quality ratio. The Mi 8 Pro does that too, by the features and specifications to offer that you find on much more expensive smartphones. So the device has a finger print scanner under the display and multiple sensors – if you want a 3D scan of your face. You can then select your phone protect your face, just like the Huawei Mate 20 Pro and iPhone XS.

The Mi 8 Pro is also known as the Mi 8 Explorer Edition and is equipped with a 6,21 inch display with full-hd resolution. The screen looks therefore sharp but not as sharp as the qhd screens of more expensive devices. The Xiaomi smartphone uses an oled panel, a high contrast and is more energy-efficient than an lcd display.

Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro

Under the hood is the super-fast Snapdragon 845 processor loaded with 6GB or 8GB ram. The storage space measures 128GB is not expandable with a micro-sd card. A 3.5 mm headphone jack is also absent. Wired music listening is going through the usb-c port or via a usb-c-to-3.5 mm adapter that Xiaomi includes.

Relatively small battery

Cheaper Xiaomi-smartphones generally have large batteries, giving them two days to call. For unclear reasons, the Mi 8 Pro equipped with a 3000 mAh battery, which for this type of device on the small side. The big full-hd screen and the powerful hardware consume a lot of power. It is likely that the Mi 8 Pro a day it will last, but we expect to get the battery at night to charge.

That charge is going to happy very quickly with a usb-c cable and Quick Charge 4.0 support. The battery is therefore in a no time. Wireless charging is not possible.