Xiaomi MI 8 lite (MI 8 Youth)

Xiaomi MI 8 lite price starts from $200, making it the least priced in the Mi 8 family. It features similar specs with MI 8 Pro except for the Snapdragon 660 chipset against 845 SoC.

The Xiaomi MI 8 Lite is built around a tall 6.26-inch IPS LCD screen of 1080 x 2280px resolution with a notch that houses the selfie camera. The camera arrangement is a dual 12MP f/1.9 lens paired with 5MP f/2.0 to make post shot blur effect while sitting on the notch is a massive 24MP shooter, featuring AI for portrait mode.

Xiaomi MI 8 Lite specifications
Xiaomi MI 8 Lite

The memory configuration comes in three different variants: 4GB RAM paired with 64GB ROM, 6GB RAM, and 64/128GB ROM. Unfortunately, the device doesn’t support expandable memory option

Packed inside the slim body is a 3350mAh battery which supports Quick charge 3.0, through a USB-C port. Out of the box, Xiaomi MI 8 Lite will run Android OS 8.1 on top MIUI 10.

Xiaomi MI 8 Lite specifications highlights

  • 6.26-inch IPS LCD display
  • Snapdragon 660 Octa-core processor
  • 6/128GB memory configuration
  • Dual 12MP + 5MP and 24MP cameras
  • Fingerprint scanner
  • 3350Mah battery
  • Quick charge 3.0
  • Fast battery charging
  • Xiaomi MI 8 Lite price starts at $200

Xiaomi MI 8 Lite price in UK, Europe, and the US

  • 4/64GB variant | $200| £152| €170
  • 6/64GB variant | $260 | £198 | €221
  • 6/128GB variant| $300| £229 | €255

Xiaomi MI 8 Lite price in China and India

  • 4/64GB variant | CYN 1,371| INR 14,448
  • 6/64GB variant | CYN 1,782 | INR 18,782
  • 6/128GB variant | CYN 2,057 | INR 21,672

Xiaomi MI 8 Lite specifications

Xiaomi MI 8 lite price
Xiaomi MI 8 Lite


The Xiaomi MI 8 lite measures diagonally, 6.26-inches. It has an extended length to contain a notch, bringing the aspect ratio to19:9. Onboard the display is a 1080 x 2280px resolution and 403PPI to deliver vivid and colorful details, under a 2.5D glass for maximum durability.


Maybe it’s a bit of an upgrade regarding the fact that Xiaomi has stuck with Snapdragon 625 for most of its mid-range device. For MI 8 Lite, it ’s powered by Snapdragon 660 SoC, paired with either a 4GB or 6GB RAM and Adreno 512 GPU. It delivers maximum performance by implementing a kryo architecture. The highest core clocks at 2.2GHz, while the small core clocks at 1.7GHz for a decent performance.


Unlike Xiaomi MI 8 Pro that comes with just one memory variant of 128GB, you will be able to choose from multiple memory variants with MI 8 lite. It comes in 64GB and 128GB memory configurations but lacks expansion.


The camera has the same arrangement but the numbers differ. Coming to the back panel, there is a dual 12MP f/1.9 lens with a massive 1.4um pixel, accompanied by a 5MP sub sensor for blur effects. It’s equipped with special AI capabilities to detect scene naturally and then optimize it for a better effect. The selfie camera has a massive 24MP shooter with AI beauty enchantments, which can achieve portraits with a single lens. Its features include Auto HDR and [email protected] video recording.


This time is just a single means of biometric authentication and is a rear mounted fingerprint identification scanner. Specially designed to perform other functions like a camera shutter, pausing and resuming your media and lots of other amazing features with 0.1s response time.


The power-efficient chip couple with massive 3350mAh battery to deliver insane power performance. It charges through USB-C port while supporting Qualcomm Quick ccharge3.0 for an easy and fast refill.

Xiaomi MI 8 Lite specifications


Model: MI 8 Lite
Sim Quantity: 2
SIM Types: Nano (Dual sim and dual standby)
Operating system: Android 8.1
CPU: Octa-core
Chipset: Snapdragon 660
GPU: Adreno 512
RAM: 4/6GB
ROM: 64/128GB
External memory: Not supported


Accelerometer, Proximity, Compass, Gyro, barometer, Fingerprint

Support Language


2G: 850/ 900/ 1800/ 1900
3G: 850/ 900/ 1900/ 2100
LTE band 1(2100)/ 3(1800)/ 5(850)/ 7(2600)/ 8(900)/ 34(2000/ 38(2600)/ 39(1900)/ 40(2300)/ 41(2500)
HSPA: 42.2/5.76Mbps


Screen Size: 6CA6-inches
Screen Type: IPS LCD
Resolution: 1080 x 2280 pixel
Protection: Scratch-resistant glass


Camera Quantity: 3
Front Camera: 20MP (f/2.0, 0.9um, auto HDR, [email protected])
Back Camera: 12MP (f/1.9, 1/2.55”, 1.4um, and dual pixel PDAF + 12 MP (f/2.0, 1.12um)
Autofocus: Yes ( PDAF)
Flash: Yes (Dual-LED dual-tone flash)
Video: Yes ([email protected], [email protected]/120fps, [email protected], gyro-EIS)


WLAN: Yes ( Wi-Fi 802.11 a/ b/ g/ n/ ac, dual Band, hotspot)
USB: 2.0 reversible connector
Bluetooth: Yes (5.0, A2DP, LE)
Infrared port:
Radio: No


Alert: Vibration, MP3, WAV Ringtones
Loud Speaker: Yes
35mm headphone jack: No


Battery Types: Not-Detachable
Battery Capacity: 3350mAh
Support fast battery charging: Yes
Wireless Charging:

Dimensions & Weight

154.6 x 75.8 x 7.5mm

Package content

Xiaomi MI 8 lite cell phone
Charger adapter
USB-C cable
Protective case
Protective glass
User manual

Color Options

Dream Blue, Deep Space Gray, and Twilight Gold

Xiaomi MI 8 Lite price starts at $200| £152| €170

Xiaomi MI 8 Lite specifications

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