The Mi 8 Explorer Edition is at the top of the Mi 8 series. Because its release, it has remained a China-exclusive but that might be changing early.
Remember the Mi 8 Explorer Edition with a smaller notch seen on TENAA last month? A gadget with the same model quantity has been seen at Singapore’s Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA). Which is interesting is that the listing Additionally shows the Xiaomi M1807E8A will be marketed as the Mi 8 Pro and not the Mi 8 Explorer Edition.
Apart in having a smaller notch, the Mi 8 Pro has the exact specs as the Mi 8 Explorer Edition. There are unconfirmed gossips that the smaller notch could indicate it won’t have the advanced 3D face scanning tech of the Explorer Edition.
The Mi 8 Pro has a 6.21-inch OLED screen with a 2248 x 1080 resolution. It is powered by the Snapdragon 845 chipset with 4GB, 6GB, and 8GB of RAM. Depending on the RAM, the smartphone will have 64GB, 128GB or 256GB of storage.
There is a 20MP sensor in front and dual 12MP sensors on the rear. It has an in-display fingerprint camera and sports a 2900mAh battery. It Furthermore runs Android 8.1 Oreo.
There is no info with respect to a launch date for the Mi 8 Pro still. We Furthermore do not know if Xiaomi will be launching it in other countries too.