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Xiaomi Mi 8 Lite
Xiaomi Mi 8 Lite
Xiaomi Mi 8 Lite
Xiaomi Mi 8 Lite
Xiaomi Mi 8 Lite
Xiaomi Mi 8 Lite
Xiaomi Mi 8 Lite

Informr score
The Xiaomi Mi 8 Lite currently has an Informr score of 8.1 out of 10. This score is based on our evaluation of 6 sources including reviews from users and the web's most trusted critics.

Operating system
Operating system
2.2 GHz
2.2 GHz
Screen Size
Screen Size
12+ MP, f/1.9
12+ MP, f/1.9
3350 mAh

What the Critics Are Saying...


The system performance of the Mi 8 Lite is superb and on the same level as the rest of the competition. The cameras also deliver a very good image quality. Unfortunately, there is no NFC chip, which is why the smartphone cannot use services such as Google Pay. Those who do not need a 3.5-mm headphon...

- Mike Wobker, Notebookcheck

The Mi 8 Lite has been launched at a time when there is a cluster of devices in the same price range. It is a good device with good performance and good everything and you will not regret buying it today for the price being asked. But, but it's not going to be a regret buying the Honor 8X, the Redmi...

- Pratima Adhikari, Gadgetbyte
Android Authority
Android Authority

Overall the Xiaomi Mi 8 Lite is a better-than-average mid-range device. It carries the “Lite” label, but it’s still a capable device. The inclusion of a depth camera is something we are seeing more and more in the mid-range and it is a welcome feature. The Snapdragon 660 offers great mid-range perfo...

- Gary Sims, Android Authority
Tech Advisor
Tech Advisor

The Mi 8 Lite is an incredible-value mid-range phone, with a good all-round spec and an attractive design. There's very little separating it and the Mi A2, but we prefer the design of the Mi 8 Lite and the extra software features MIUI brings.

- Marie Black, Tech Advisor

Sure, it's not a perfect product. Some aspects still need improving such as battery life, but we do appreciate the great build and generally solid camera experience. Most of the issues with the latter can be easily overlooked by the general user or even solved with a bit more tinkering with the came...

- GSMArena

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Common Questions

Xiaomi backs up the Mi 8 Lite with a 1 Year parts & labour warranty.

If your Mi 8 Lite has problems and is still within its warranty period, you could contact Xiaomi support or the retailer you purchased the phone from. You'll find Xiaomi's contact information here. If your phone is off warranty and needs repair for a physical problem such as a broken screen or bad battery, you should visit an authorized service centre or a local phone repair shop. You can also connect with others in The Informr Community Forum to find and share answers to questions.

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Screen Size

The Xiaomi Mi 8 Lite's screen size is 6.26 inches with 1080 x 2280 pixels resolution.

2.2 GHz

There is a Qualcomm SDM660 Snapdragon 660 Octa-core 2.2 GHz processor (CPU).


The phone runs on the Android 8.1 Oreo operating system (OS).

12+ MP

You can take photos or capture video with the phone's onboard 12+ MP, f/1.9 camera.

There is also a secondary front facing camera with 24+ megapixels resolution.

64/128 GB

Internal memory is 64/128 GB. No external card slot is available for expansion.


The phone is powered by a Lithium Polymer (Li-Pol), 3350 mAh battery.

Mi 8 Lite Specs

Release Date September 25, 2018
Regions Available United Kingdom
Operating System Android 8.1 Oreo

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Processor Qualcomm SDM660 Snapdragon 660 Octa-core 2.2 GHz
Internal Storage 128 GB
RAM 4/6 GB
Hearing Aid Compatible Unknown
TTY/TDD Unknown
Noise Cancellation Yes
SAR Unknown
Manufacturer Warranty 1 Year
Accessories Included USB Power Adapter, Manual, Carrying case, Data Cable
Mobile / Cellular Data
Push-to-talk (PTT) No
Wi-Fi Calling Unknown
Voice over LTE (VoLTE) Yes
SIM card size
Dual SIM Yes
USB OTG Support Yes
Infrared No
Bluetooth 5.0
Bluetooth Profiles A2DP, AVRCP, OPP/FTP, HID, HFP, HSP, PAN
Bluetooth Audio Codecs SBC, aptX, aptX HD
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n
Mobile Hotspot Yes
Memory Expansion Slot No
NFC Unknown
Data Tethering Compatibility Yes
Main Camera
Resolution / Aperture
12+ Megapixels, f/1.9
Yes (LED)
Additional Rear Camera Info
Auto focus, Effects, Face detection, Geotagging, ISO, Multi-shot, Panorama, Self-timer, White balance, HDR, Dual camera feature (5MP second camera (f/2.0) depth sensor), AI Beautify
Video Recording Formats
Video Recording Parameters
Ultra HD (3840 x 2160 pixels), 30 fps
Front Camera
Resolution / Aperture
24+ Megapixels
Additional Front Camera Info
Effects, Face detection, Aperture f/2.0, Auto HDR
Video Recording Parameters
Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels), 30 fps
Display / Screen
Type Color
Technology LCD (IPS)
Colors 16.7 million
Resolution 1080 x 2280 pixels
Pixel Density 403 pixels
Size 6.26 inches
Secondary Display No
Sensors Ambient Light, Proximity, Motion / Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Digital Compass
Multi-Touch Yes
Fingerprint-Resistant Coating No
Additional Display Features Capacitive touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass
Power & Battery
Battery Type Lithium Polymer (Li-Pol)
Battery Capacity 3350 mAh
Removable Battery No
Wireless Charging
Fast Charging Yes
Video Playback Time Unknown
Internet Use (Wi-Fi) Unknown
Internet Use (Cellular) Unknown
Talk Time Unknown
Standby Time Unknown
Mixed Usage
Physical Characteristics
Design Type Bar
Material Glass
Colors Deep space gray, Dream blue, Twilight gold
Dimensions [H x W x D] 15.64 x 7.58 x 0.75 cm (6.2 x 3 x 0.3 in)
Weight 169 grams
Water Resistant / Waterproof No
Rugged design No
IP Rating No
Headset Jack No
External Speakers Yes
Input / Navigation
Sleep / Wake Key Yes
Home Key No
Input / Keyboard Type Touchscreen
Navigation Type Touchscreen
External Volume Control Yes
Fingerprint Sensor Yes
Additional Information Other Names (AKA): Xiaomi Mi 8 Youth Edition, Mi 8X
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