Xiaomi MI 8 Explorer

Xiaomi MI 8 Explorer is Official along with MI 8 and Xiaomi MI 8 SE all premium quality smartphones with Snapdragon 845 chipset. Xiaomi MI 8 Explorer has debuted with a 6.21-inch Super AMOLED display on a 19:9 aspect ratio panel. The device will start shipping from July onboard 6GB RAM and 128GB with no additional memory slot support. 

The camera department quite impressed taking no difference from the Mi 8 with dual 12MP primary shooter and a massive 20MP selfie snapper for taking perfect shots even in a low light situation. Enough power has been achieved by combining power efficient Snapdragon 845 processor and 3000mAh battery that charges with Type-c USB cable. Out of the box, the device will run the lastest Android OS 8.1 (Oreo) based on MIUI 10.

Other Xiaomi Mi 8 Explorer specifications include the Quick charge 4.0+ that promises full battery charge in 60 minutes.

Xiaomi MI 8 Explorer specifications highlights

  • 6.21-inch display
  • Snapdragon 845 processor
  • 6GB RAM and 128GB ROM
  • Dual 12MP + 12MP and 20MP cameras
  • In-screen fingerprint Identification scanner
  • 3000mAh battery
  • Fast charge (charge 4.0+)
  • Android OS 8.0 (Miui 10)

Xiaomi MI 8 Explorer specifications

Xiaomi MI 8 Explorer specifications
Xiaomi MI 8 Explorer


Xiaomi MI 8 Explorer sports 6.21-inch Super AMOLED display that covers almost 90% of the front panel. Onboard the display is 1080 x 2248p resolution and 407PPI to ensure colorful and bright images that will enhance user experience. Protected with Corning Gorilla Glass 5 for maximum Protection from scratch and mild falls.


Xiaomi has constructed MI 8 Explorer for efficient and high speed performance . Powered by Qualcomm SDM845 Snapdragon 845 Octa-core (4 x 2.8GHz kryo 385 Gold & 4 x 1.8GHz kryo 385 silver) processor will deliver a fast operation. Coupled with 6GB RAM for light speed performance and Adreno 630 for high-quality graphics. Out of the box, the device will run latest Android OS 8.1 based on MIUI 10.


A sleek and transparent design coupled with premium storage gives you Xiaomi MI 8 Explorer with 64/128GB internal memory storage. Unfortunately, there is no option for expansion, meaning you have to do with just the internal memory capable of storing 1000 pictures, 500 videos and can contain almost if not all the apps and games in play store.


The camera department quite impressed 12MP (f/1.8 aperture lens, 1/2.55″ sensor size, 1.4um pixel  size, 4-axis OIS, Dual pixel PDAF) + 12(f/2.4 aperture lens, 1/3.4″ sensor size, 1.0um pixel size) for making post-shot effects. Other features include 2x optical zoom, phase detection autofocus, dual LED dual-tone flash, geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, wide angle, HDR. Coming to the selfie snapper is 18MP (f/2.0 aperture lens and 1.8um pixel size) capable of recording 1080p video.


Defining a new direction to smartphone unlocking by combining both speed, efficient and ease of use. Xiaomi MI 8 Explorer comes with Face ID and in-screen identification scanner to ensure 100% security. Discover the new way of keeping your smartphone safe with Xiaomi.


A whole day powere that takes 60 minutes to refill. That’s unimaginable but with Xiaomi MI 8 Explorer it has actually become a reality with the Quick charge 4.0+ that promises 100% charge from 0% in 60 minutes. The battery on a full charge will deliver 24 hours talk time and days on standby.

Xiaomi MI 8 Explorer specifications

Model: Xiaomi MI 8 Explorer
Sim Quantity: 2
SIM Types: Nano (Dual Sim)
Operating system: Android 8.1
CPU: Octa-core
Chipset: Qualcomm SDM845 Snapdragon 845
GPU: Adreno 630
ROM: 64/128GB

External memory: Not supported


Accelerometer, Proximity, Compass, Fingerprint, Face Unlock

Support Language




2G: (band) GSM: 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900MHz
3G: (band) HSDPA: 800/ 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS)/ 1900/ 2100 MHz
4G: (band) LTE: 1(2100)/ 3(1800)/ 4(1700)/ 5(850)/ 7(2600)/ 8(900)/ 12(700)/17(700)/ 20(800)/ 34(2000)/ 38(2600)/ 39(1900) 40(2300)/41(2500)MHz


HSPA: 42.5/5.76Mbps
LTE: Cat 4 (4CA) Cat 16 1024/150Mbps


Screen Size: 6.21-inches
Screen Type: Capacitive screen
Resolution: 1080 x 2248pixel
Protection: Corning Gorilla Glass
Build: Front/back glass and aluminum frame
Features: – DCI-P3, HDR10 display,


Camera Quantity: 3
Front Camera: 20MP

Back Camera 12MP + 12MP
Autofocus: Yes (Dual pixel PD Autofocus)
Flash: Yes ( LED-Flash)
Video: Yes ( [email protected])


1 x Type-C
2 x SIM card slots
Edge: Yes
WLAN: Yes ( Wi-Fi 802.11 a/ b/ g/ n/a Dual-band, WI-FI Direct, hotspot)
USB: Type-C
Bluetooth: Yes (5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX HD)
NFC: Yes
Infrared port: Yes
Radio: Yes


Alert: Vibration, MP3, WAV Ringtones
Loud Speaker: Yes
35mm headphone jack: No (Type-c USB)


Battery Types: Not-Detachable (Li-po)

Battery Capacity: 3000mAh

Dimensions & Weight

155 x 75 x 7.6mm

Package content

Xiaomi MI 8 Explorer 
Protective Case
Protective Glass
Protective Glass
Type-C USB
User manual

Color Options

Black, Blue, White and Gold

Price: 400$

Xiaomi MI 8  Explorer specifications

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