Xiaomi Mi 8 Lite Full Review & Price

The Xiaomi Mi 8 Lite was introduced as a cheaper version of the Xiaomi Mi 8 flagship phone that was launched by Xiaomi to celebrate their 8 Year Anniversary in Technology. Another name for the phone is Xiaomi Mi 8X and Xiaomi Mi 8 Youth in some region. It sports a different design from its siblings and it’s powered by Snapdragon 660 chipset with a taller screen and impressive selfie snapper.



  • Memory: 6.26-inch FHD+ IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 1080 x 2280 pixels
  • Operating System: Android 8.1 Oreo with 4GB/6GB RAM
  • Processor: Octa-core 2.2GHz Snapdragon 660
  • Memory: 64GB/128GB built-in storage
  • Camera: 12MP + 5MP rear camera and 24MP front camera
  • Battery: 3350mAh non-removable Battery


The Xiaomi Mi 8 Lite is built with a standard aluminum alloy on the body and a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner. The smooth panel and the rounded corners are available in Twilight gold, Dream Blue, and Deep space grey colors. It measures 7.5mm in thickness and weighs 169g.

On the front, you will still find a Notch that house the selfie camera and speaker grille. In addition to this, is a taller screen size of 6.26-inch FHD+ IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen with a resolution of 1080 x 2280 pixels and 403 pixels per inch density for clear visuals. The handset has a screen to body ratio of 82.5 %.


The Xiaomi Mi 8 Lite has a dual rear camera of 12MP + 5MP shooters mounted at the rear with f/1.9 + f/2.0 aperture and 1.4µm + 1.12µm pixel size respectively. The sensors are also AI-powered, while the front-facing camera of 24MP has f/2.0 aperture with 0.9µm pixel size. On the storage, the phone has 6GB of RAM with 128GB of inbuilt storage and a cheaper variant with 4GB or 64GB of inbuilt storage. You can also expand the storage with micro SD card up to 256GB.

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It uses the Snapdragon 660 chipset from Qualcomm for the Lite version instead of the flagship Qualcomm around. The maker built the phone with an octa-core processor that runs at a speed of 2.2GHz. For graphics, it has Adreno 512 GPU.

The connectivity options available on the phone includes 4G LTE, Bluetooth 4.2, USB Type C, Wi-Fi, Wi-Fi Hotspot and A-GPS, GLONASS. Powering the system is Android 8.1 Oreo with a battery capacity of 3350mAh which also support fast charging technology.

Xiaomi Mi 8 Lite


The Xiaomi Mi 8 Lite will sell at a price of $249 to $299. In Nigeria, the Xiaomi Mi 8 Lite will sell at a price of 85,000 Naira to 100,000 Naira depending on your location in the country.

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General features & Specs of Xiaomi Mi 8 Lite

Here are the few Features and specs of Xiaomi Mi 8 Lite
Operating System: Android 8.1 Oreo
Internal memory: 64GB/128GB
External memory: Yes up to 256GB.
Processor: Qualcomm SDM660 Snapdragon 660, Octa-core 2.2GHz
Dimension: 156.4 x 75.8 x 7.5 mm
GPU: Adreno 512
SIM Type: Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Screen size: 6.26-inch
Screen Resolution: 1080 x 2280 pixels
Screen protection:
Screen Resolution Density: 403ppi
Display Type: IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
LED flash: Yes.
Twilight gold, Dream blue, Deep space gray
Rear: 12MP + 5MP flash
Front: 24MP .
Main camera features: Autofocus,Touch focus, Self-timer, Face Detection
2G GSM: Yes
3G WCDMA: Yes .
4G LTE: Yes
WLAN: Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi HotSpot
wi-fi hotspot: Yes.
Bluetooth: Yes, Bluetooth 4.2
GPS: Yes.
Infrared Blaster: -.
Bluetooth tethering: Yes.
USB Tethering: Yes.
USB port: Yes, microUSB 2.0.
HSPA+: Yes.
GPRS: Yes.
EDGE: Yes.
4G LTE: Yes.
Music Player: MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FLAC player.
Video player: MP4/H.264 player.
FM Radio: Yes.
Loudspeaker: Yes.
Ear Phone jack: Yes.
Instant Messaging: Yes.
SMS, MMS: Yes.
Push Email: Yes.
fingerprint: Yes.
Digital Compass:
Accelerometer: Yes.
Proximity Sensor: Yes.
Light Sensor: Yes.
Barometer: -.
Heart Rate Monitor: -.
Gyroscope: Yes.
Hall: -.
Face Unlock: Yes
Intelligent Digital Assistant: -.
Voice Control: Yes.
Other features
Navigation: Yes, with A-GPS.
Map: Yes.
Water Resistant: No.
Dust Resistant: No
Wireless Charging: No.
Video Streaming: Yes.
Active Noise Cancellation: Yes.
Capacity: 3350mAh Battery (Non-Removable).
Talk Time:
Standby Time:
Browsing Time:
Music play Time:
Charging Time:
fast charging: No

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