Xiaomi Mi 8 Explorer Edition Price, Specs, Features And Review.

The Xiaomi Mi 8 Explorer Edition is the top of all the smartphones on the 8th anniversary that took place in Shenzhen. This Explorer Edition comes in the most premiere advanced features which one of them is the 3D facial recognition.

Xiaomi Mi 8 Explorer Edition


This phone along with Mi 8 was the first phone to features a dual-band GPS technology. Apart from this, it is equipped with a pressure-sensitive in-display fingerprint reader.

Key Features and Specs of Xiaomi Mi 8 Explorer Edition.

  • Display: 6.21 inches, 2248 x 1080 pixels
  • Processor: Snapdragon 845 with 8GB RAM
  • Operating System: Android 8.0 Oreo
  • Memory: 128GB inbuilt storage
  • Camera: Dual 12MP + 12MP rear and 20MP front camera
  • Network: 4G LTE
  • Face ID
  • Fingerprint Scanner
  • Battery: 3000 Nonremovable

Where to buy Xiaomi Mi 8 Explorer Edition

Xiaomi Mi 8 Explorer Edition price in Nigeria See offer on Jumia

Xiaomi Mi 8 Explorer Edition Global price See offer on GearBest


Design and Display.

Xiaomi Mi 8 Explorer Editio comes with a pure 2.5D translucent glass on the back with curved edges and this back shows the innards clear view of the phone. It measures 154.9 x 74.8 x 7.6mm and it weighs 177 grams. On the screen, the phone showcase a 6.21 inches Super AMOLED display with an FHD+ resolution of 2248 x 1080 pixels and it dishes out 18.7:9 aspect ratio which delivers a screen-to-body ratio of 86.12 percent.

Xiaomi Mi 8 Explorer Edition


The screen comes with impressive features like DCI-P3 color gamut, 60000:1 contrast ratio, up to 600nits brightness, HDR support, Eye protection mode, and Always-On Display. The Xiaomi Mi 8 Explorer Edition has an in-display fingerprint scanner that enables users to simply touch the screen and scan the fingerprint reader that is embedded in the display which unlocks the phone in less than o.3 seconds.

Camera and Storage.

The Xiaomi Mi 8 Explorer Edition has a dual rear camera of 12MP + 12MP that features a 2x optical zoom, dual pixel phase detection autofocus, dual-LED flash and 4K video recording.

The selfie snapper is 20MP and it comes with a 3D facial recognition as an additional security. The selfie camera does this by capturing the face of user data by analyzing more than 33,000 invisible points of the face of the users to create a depth map.

While the infrared lens captures the infrared image of the face at the same time. The internal memory on the phone has been upgraded to 128GB and it still does not support external SD card.

Xiaomi Mi 8 Explorer Edition
Hardware and Software.

The xiaomi Mi 8 Explorer Edition is powered by Snapdragon 845 that comes with an Artificial Intelligence Engine. This processor clocked at 2.8 GHz with a backup of 8GB of RAM and an inbuilt battery capacity of 3000mAh which also comes with a quick charge technology. The operating system is pre-loaded with MIUI 10 based Android 8.1 Oreo and it supports Type-C 1.0 reversible connector.

Price of Xiaomi Mi 8 Explorer Edition.

The Xiaomi Mi 8 Explorer Edition will cost $577. In Nigeria, the Xiaomi Mi 8 Explorer Edition will sell at a price of 200,000 Naira to 210,000 Naira depending on your location in the country.

General features of Xiaomi Mi 8 Explorer Edition

Here are the few Features and specs of Xioami Mi 8 Explorer Edition
Operating System: Android 8.0 Oreo
Internal memory: 128GB
External memory: No.
Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 845, Octa Core 4×2.8 GHz Kryo 385 + 4×1.8 GHz Kryo 385
Dimension: 74.8 mm x 154.9 mm x 7.6 mm
GPU: Qualcomm Adreno 630.
SIM Type: Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
weight: 177g.
Screen size: 6.21 inches FHD+.
Screen Resolution: 2248 x 1080 Pixels.
Screen protection: Yes, Corning Gorilla Glass
Screen Resolution Density: 402ppi.
Display Type: AMOLED capacitive touchscreen.
LED flash: Yes.
Rear: 12MP + 12MP
Front: 20MP .
Main camera features: Autofocus, Continuous shooting, Dual LED Flash, Digital zoom, Exposure compensation, Face detection, Geotagging, Auto HDR, ISO settings ,Panorama, Scene mode, Self-timer, 4K Video Recording, Touch focus, White balance settings, Phase Detection, PDAF Sensor, Gesture Shot, Sony IMX363 Exmor RS CMOS Sensor
Second rear camera Samsung Sensor, Second rear camera f/2.4 aperture, Dual Pixel, PDAF Focus, Pixel size 1.4?m, 1/2.6-inch sensor wide-angle 26mm equivalent
4-axis OIS, Secondary Rear Sensor: S5K3M3, Dxomark Mobile Photo: 105
2G GSM: Yes, GSM : 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz
CDMA : 800 MHz
3G WCDMA: Yes, TD-SCDMA : 1900 / 2000 MHz
W-CDMA : 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 MHz.
4G LTE: Yes, LTE : 800 / 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 / 2100 / 2600 MHz
LTE-TDD : 1900 MHz (Band 39)
LTE-TDD : 2300 MHz (Band 40)
LTE-TDD : 2500 MHz (Band 41)
LTE-TDD : 2600 MHz (Band 38)
LTE : 700 MHz (Band 12)
LTE : 700 MHz Class 13
LTE : 1700 /2100 MHz.
WLAN: Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, 802.11n 5GHz, Dual band, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi Display, Wi-Fi Hotspot, 2X2 MU-MiMO
wi-fi hotspot: Yes.
Bluetooth: Yes, Bluetooth 5.0
GPS: Yes.
Infrared Blaster: Yes.
Bluetooth tethering: Yes.
USB Tethering: Yes.
USB port: Yes, Type-C USB v2.0 with Host, OTG.
HSPA+: Yes.
GPRS: Yes.
EDGE: Yes.
4G LTE: Yes.
Music Player: WAV, AAC+, OGG, APE, FLAC, MIDI, WMA, MP3, AMR, AAC, eAAC+.
Video player: 3GP, M4V, H.264, MKV, MOV, AVI, WMV, FLV, MP4, H.265.
FM Radio: Yes.
Loudspeaker: Yes.
Ear Phone jack: Yes, Type-C USB Headphone Jack.
Instant Messaging: Yes.
SMS, MMS: Yes.
Push Email: Yes.
fingerprint: Yes.
Digital Compass: Yes
Accelerometer: Yes.
Proximity Sensor: Yes.
Light Sensor: Yes.
Barometer: Yes.
Heart Rate Monitor: -.
Gyroscope: Yes.
Hall: Yes.
Face Unlock: Yes
Intelligent Digital Assistant: Yes.
Voice Control: Yes.
Other features
Navigation: Yes, with GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS, BeiDou, Galileo.
Map: Yes.
Water Resistant: No.
Dust Resistant: No
Wireless Charging: No.
Video Streaming: Yes.
Active Noise Cancellation: Yes.
Capacity: 3000mAh Battery (Non-Removable).
Talk Time: Up to 14 Hours
Standby Time: Up to 310 Hours
Browsing Time: Up to 7 Hours
Music play Time: Up to 24 Hours
Charging Time: Up to 1.6 Hours
fast charging: Yes

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