Technology Xiaomi Mi 8 Explorer Price and Specifications Published 9 months ago on June 20, 2018 By All Naija Entertainment To the Xiaomi Mi 8 flagship comes a more premium edition refferred to as the Explorer. Synonymous to the Porsche design of the Huawei Mate RS, the Xiaomi Mi 8 Explorer Edition has a better hardware and a unique transparent rear finish. Another highlight is the underscreen fingerprint scanner, the first of its kind because of its pressure sensitive nature. Although the underscreen fingerprint scanner was first featured on the Vivo X20 Plus UD which is always on unlike in this smartphone where it is only activated by pressure.DON'T MISS: Download & Install All Naija Entertainment App Into Your Android Xiaomi Mi 8 Explorer Edition Key Specs and Price 6.21-inch, Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 2248 x 1080 pixels (403 ppi) Android 8.1 Oreo (MIUI 10) Octa-core Qualcomm SDM845 Snapdragon 845 with 8GB RAM 128GB built-in storage with no memory card support Dual 12MP + 12MP rear camera and a 20MP front camera Face Unlock Fingerprint scanner (under screen 4G LTE 3, 000mAh non removable Li-Po battery Design and Display To start with, the smartphone is one of the numerous notched premium flagship currently in the market. However, what sets it out is the see through rear glass build which makes it possible to see components like battery and other chipset clustered above. Although, there have been some sort of backlash talking about the cluster of chips above the battery not being real. Real or Not, they exhume a totally attractive aesthetics. This is one of the areas where the Xiaomi Mi 8 and the Explorer Edition appears to be the same. In that sense, the Xiaomi Mi 8 Explorer Edition Has 6.21-inch AMOLED screen with a notch that is a bit larger than the one on iPhone X. One thing that sets it apart from the ordinary Mi 8 Is the underscreen fingerprint sensor that activates when the pressure sensor in the screen is nudged. It also has a resolution of 2248 x 1080 pixels resolution and a pixel density of 402 ppi. Battery and Camera There is a slight drop in battery capacity which is probably due to the addition of new techs such as the pressure sensor and underscreen fingerprint scanner. Whatever the reason is the Xiaomi Mi 8 Explorer Edition’s 3, 000mAh battery is sufficient enough for a full day usage. Like the other smartphone, it does not have wireless charging but does come with quick charge 4.0+. READ ALSO Latest Huawei Y3 Prime (2018) Specifications and PriceTaking pictures is done quite judiciously by two 12MP cameras arranged in the iPhone X-esque way. This with the notch makes it some what an iPhone X clone in a way. The notch houses a 20MP front camera which is pretty much enough for a crisp selfie. Also, it comes with all the features same as the Xiaomi Mi 8 smartphone. Hardware and Software While there is a slight improvement here, you would hardly notice the difference in real usage as there is basically the same chipset. Running an Octa-core Qualcomm SDM845 Snapdragon 845 SoC with a clock frequency of 2.8GHz and an Adreno 630 GPU. Both of which is the best from Qualcomm yet. There is also a bump in RAM from 6GB to 8GB paired with 128GB storage built-in with no expansion support. Nonetheless, it has Android 8.0 Oreo topped up by MIUI 10 the latest of its own software. Xiaomi Mi 8 Pricing and Availability Availability and pricing is not clear yet but this smartphone is expected to cost about 208, 000 Naira depending on your location and the deal. Xiaomi Mi 8 Explorer Edition Specs Here are a few specs of the Xiaomi Mi 8 Explorer Edition : General Features Platform: Android 8.1 Oreo (MIUI 10) Processor: Octa-core 4 x 2.8 GHz Kryo 385 Gold & 4 x 1.8 GHz Kryo 385 Silver (Qualcomm SDM845 Snapdragon 845) GPU: Adreno 630 Memory: 8GB RAM Colours: Black (transparent back) Dimension: 154.9 x 74.8 x 7.6 mm Weight: 177g SIM Type: Nano SIM SIM Count: Dual SIM Display Display: 6.21-inch, Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 2248 x 1080 pixels (402 ppi) Screen Protection: Corning Gorilla Glass Camera Rear Camera: Dual 12MP + 12MP camera,Video@30fps/240fps Rear Camera Features: 2x optical zoom, dual pixel phase detection autofocus, dual-LED flash, Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, panorama Front Camera: 20MP camera, 1080p Video@30fps Storage Built-in Storage: 128GB Memory Card Support: Bundled Cloud Storage: – Network Support 2G GSM: Yes 2G CDMA 1X: – 3G WCDMA: Yes 3G CDMA EVDO: – 4G LTE: LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 17(700), 20(800), 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500) READ ALSO Developer uses Google Cloud to calculate 31 trillion digits of Pi, world recordInternet & Connectivity GPRS: Yes EDGE: Yes 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes HSPA+: 42.2/5.76Mbps CDMA EVDO: Yes 4G LTE: LTE-A (4CA) Cat 16 1024/150Mbps WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes Bluetooth: Yes, v5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX HD NFC: Yes Infrared Blaster: – USB Port: USB Type-C 1.0 Messaging SMS/MMS: Yes Instant Messaging: Yes Push Emails: Yes Email Protocol: – Entertainment Music Player: MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FLAC player Video Player: MP4/DivX/XviD/WMV/H.265 player FM Radio: Yes Loudspeaker: Yes 3.5mm Jack: – Navigation Navigation: Yes, with dual-band A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO, QZSS Maps: Yes Sensors & Control Digital Compass: Yes Accelerometer: Yes Proximity Sensor: Yes Light Sensor: Yes Barometer: Yes SpO2: – Pedometer: – Heart Rate Monitor: – Gyroscope: Yes Fingerprint Scanner: Yes, underscreen Iris Scanner: – Face Unlock: – Intelligent Digital Assistant: – Motion Sensing / Gesture Control: – Voice Control: – Other Features Video Streaming: Yes Active Noise Cancellation: Yes Wireless Charging: – Built-in Mobile Payment: – Water Resistant: – Dust Resistant: – Image Editor: Yes Video Editor: Yes Document Viewer: Yes Document Editor: Yes Battery Battery: 3, 000mAh non removable Li-Po battery Talktime: – Standby Time: – Fast Charging: Yes Price Get Latest Xiaomi Mi 8 Explorer Price On Konga Get Latest Xiaomi Mi 8 Explorer Price On Jumia Subscribe To ANE Talk Trends On Youtube Subscribe To All Naija Entertainment On Youtube Get More Stories Like This On: Facebook: @AllNaijaEntertainment, Twitter: @AllNaijaEntertainment Quick Reach: Our Service Improvement, Advertise With Us, Send Us Enquiries & Press Releases Related Posts:DWAYNE JOHNSON: Complete Biography, History, Family, State Of Origin, Birth And Throwback Photos Of Dwayne JohnsonHow To Become A Succesful Good Fashion Designer, Tailor, Sell Materials, Tools in NigeriaQualcomm tells US regulators to ban some iPhonesFolding smartphone from Motorola will be able to do something unusualDespite US pressure, Huawei racks up 5G deals at top mobile fairSamsung unsettles Apple with folding smartphoneDAGRIN: Complete History, Biography, Family, State Of Origin, Birth And Throwback Photos Of Olaonipekun Oladapo Olaitan (Dagrin)How Samsung turned smartphone into PC, but none noticedIs 5G Dangerous for your health? 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