Xiaomi had released the Mi 8 Explorer Edition with translucent rear on Could 31 alongside the Mi 8 and Mi 8 SE smartphones. The Mi 8 has been out there for buying at the beginning of the previous month. On the other hand, the Mi 8 Explorer Edition is slated to hit the markets by late July. The cameraphone has currently shown with model quantity of M1807E8S on TENAA with its entire specs and image what indicates its arrival in China may be close at hand.
The Mi 8 Explorer Edition has an impressive rear design and style as it gives a sight of the innards of the phone. It does not very show the internal areas of the phone, but they are dummy areas placed on the motherboard. Nevertheless, the translucent shows the Snapdragon SoC, the newly designed NFC coil and the Kevlar textured battery.
Apart from the translucent back present, the Mi 8 Explorer Edition has some more attractive features these types of as in-display fingerprint scanner and 3D facial camera. In fact, it is the first Android phone to arrive with support for 3D facial scanning. Also, Xiaomi has included its own version of animated emojis which includes Animoji on iPhone X. It is ready with dual-band GPS tech for accurate location tracking.
The Mi 8 Explorer Edition options a 6.21-inch S-AMOLED panel. The handset measures 154.9 x 74.8 x 7.6mm and 177 grams. It incorporates a 2,900mAh battery. An octa-core processor that clocks at 2.8 GHz powers the smartphone.
At the release event, the Mi 8 Explorer Edition was shown with 8 GB of RAM and 128 GB of memory. On the other hand, the TENAA listing reveals multiple RAM versions which includes 4 GB, 6 GB and 8 GB and storage models this kind of as 64 GB, 128 GB and 256 GB. It is fitted with a pair of 12-megapixel rear cameras and a front-facing camera of 20-megapixel. Because the phone is arriving later in this month, it might include MIUI 10 based Android 8.1 Oreo.
The Xiaomi Mi 8 Explorer Edition carries a value tag of 3,699 Yuan (~$577) for the variant that includes 8 GB of RAM and 128 GB of memory. Due to the fact it is slated to hit the market by late July, Xiaomi is heading to confirm on its launch date early.