Xiaomi Mi 8 SE is the response of Xiaomi to the new super middle tiers that are releasing almost all brands, a kind of products that cut some of their characteristics but offer a very interesting solution for those who do not want to spend all their savings. A new phone that breaks the design line of his older brother Xiaomi Mi 8 with a much more square shape in the style of Sony.
Processor, RAM and storage
Xiaomi Mi 8 SE has the new Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 SoC, an Octa Core with two clusters of Kyro 360 processors, one with 2 processors capable of reaching 2.2Ghz of speed while the second would be formed by 6 processors with a maximum speed of 1.6Ghz. The GPU is an ADRENO 616 with support for OpenGL ES 3.2, OpenCL 2.0, Vulkan and DirectX 12. This terminal has two variants in the amount of RAM integrated one with 4 GB and another with 6 GB, in the aspect of internal storage we have 64 of eMMc that seem expandable using the internal SD card reader.
Screen and other features
The screen of the Xiaomi Mi 8 SE has a size of 5.88 inches with AMOLED technology, a rather large top notch and has a resolution of 2244 x 1080 with an aspect ratio of 18.7:9 and Gorilla Glass protection. This model have a fingerprint reader in the rear area. At the top under the notch we have the 20 MP camera with face unlock support and video capture up to 1080p resolution.
In the back we have two cameras, one with a 12 MP sensor and another with a 5 MP sensor. We also have a 3120 mAh battery, Dual Band AC Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, X15 LTE modem with support for Dual SIM. As for connectors we have a USB Type-C port and we do not have an audio jack. The operating system is MIUI 10 with all its innovations that is based on Android 8.1 Oreo as well as its big brother. The measures are 5.80 x 2.88 x 0.30 in and the weight 5.78 oz.
Price and availability
- Xiaomi Mi 8 SE with 4GB of RAM has a price to change $280 / €240 (1799 yuan)
- Xiaomi Mi 8 SE with 6 GB of RAM has a price to change of $312 / €267 (1999 yuan)