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Xiaomi Mi 8 Lite

Specifications

Xiaomi Mi 8 Lite
Xiaomi Mi 8 Lite (Mi Series)
Graphics adapter
Memory
6144 MB 
, LPDDR4
Display
6.26 inch 19:9, 2280 x 1080 pixel 403 PPI, capacitive touchscreen, IPS, glossy: yes
Storage
128 GB eMMC Flash, 128 GB 
, 112 GB free
Connections
1 USB 2.0, Audio Connections: USB Type-C, Card Reader: microSD, 1 Fingerprint Reader, Brightness Sensor, Sensors: motion sensor, gyroscope, proximity sensor, compass
Networking
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (a/b/g/n/ac), Bluetooth 5.0, GSM (B2/B3/B5/B8), 3G WCDMA (B1/B2/B4/B5/B8), 4G LTE FDD/TDD (B1/B2/B3/B4/B5/B7/B8/B20/B28/B38/B40), Dual SIM, LTE, GPS
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 7.5 x 156.4 x 75.8 ( = 0.3 x 6.16 x 2.98 in)
Battery
3350 mAh Lithium-Polymer
Operating System
Android 8.1 Oreo
Camera
Primary Camera: 12 MPix 12MP/f1.9/1.4µm + 5MP/f2.0/1.12µm (SAMSUNG S5K5E8)
Secondary Camera: 24 MPix f2.0/1.8µm (Sony IMX 576)
Additional features
Speakers: 1 speaker, Keyboard: onscreen, Keyboard Light: yes, USB charger, USB Type-C cable, USB-C to 3.5mm headphone jack adapter, protective case, SIM removal tool, MIUI Global 10.0, 12 Months Warranty, SAR-value (head): 0,749 W/kg, SAR-value (body): 1,585 W/kg, fanless
Weight
169 g ( = 5.96 oz / 0.37 pounds), Power Supply: 64 g ( = 2.26 oz / 0.14 pounds)

 

Pricecompare

Average Score: 78.46% - good
Average of 17 scores (from 34 reviews)
price: 83%, performance: 75%, features: 75%, display: 80% mobility: 80%, workmanship: 82%, ergonomy: 80%, emissions: 97%

Reviews for the Xiaomi Mi 8 Lite

84.8% Xiaomi Mi 8 Lite Smartphone Review | Notebookcheck
Xiaomi’s smartphone with the global ROM has finally come to the European market. The Xiaomi Mi 8 Lite is a good and high-quality smartphone that does not burn a hole in your pocket. Read our review to find out what you can expect from this 270-Euro (~$307) device.
Xiaomi Mi 8 Lite review: Lite, but not a lightweight
Source: Android Authority English
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 performance and the battery life is good. However, the lack of a headphone jack is disappointing.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 01/04/2019
90% Xiaomi Mi 8 Lite Review
Source: PC Advisor English
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.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 11/27/2018
Rating: Total score: 90%
70% Xiaomi Mi 8 Lite review
Source: GSM Arena English
The lack of 3.5mm jack is another thing that might steer away some customers, especially since most of the direct rivals haven't jumped on that bandwagon yet. And if you are a fan of MIUI, the feature-rich software would be greatly appreciated. There are plenty of options to play around with, and Xiaomi has a good track record of updating its phones - old and new - to the latest MIUI software version. MIUI 10 is just around the corner.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 11/26/2018
Rating: Total score: 70%
74% Xiaomi Mi 8 Lite Review – Powerful Midrange Smartphone?
Source: Manila Shaker English
Definitely. This handset retails for PHP 13,990 (4GB + 64GB) and Php 16,990 (6GB + 128GB), and we can say that this is a bang for the buck. The Mi 8 Lite has great ergonomics, classy and youthful design, powerful performance for its price, fast charging, and decent cameras. Xiaomi continuously proves that consumers don’t need to splurge huge amount of cash to get the best value.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/17/2018
Rating: Total score: 74% price: 80% performance: 80% display: 80% mobility: 70% workmanship: 90%
Mi 8 vs Mi 8 Pro vs Mi 8 Lite: What's the Difference?
Source: PC Advisor English
Assessing which of these three Xiaomi phones is the best really depends on what you need. The Mi 8 Pro is technically the best, with the best specification and the fastest performance and highest amount of memory and storage out of the box, but the Mi 8 Lite is significantly cheaper and has a better selfie camera, albeit sacrificing some speed and display quality. The standard Mi 8 is, as you might expect, the best all-rounder, offering the performance, cameras and display of the Mi 8 Pro at a more attractive price, and all you really lose is the in-display fingerprint sensor.
Comparison, online available, Medium, Date: 11/09/2018
Xiaomi Mi 8 Lite initial review: Mixing up the mid-range
Source: Pocket Lint English
‌We'll bring you more on the Mi 8 Lite once we get the chance to spend more time with it, but first impressions are good. This is a good-looking phone that doesn't feel like it's lacking in build quality.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 11/08/2018
Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro and Mi 8 Lite Quick Review: Can’t Get Any Prettier Than This
Source: Unbox English
Xiaomi’s been teasing the two phones for quite a bit in their social media channels, though both devices are expected to make their global debut in two days’ time. We earlier reported pricing for both devices through a leaked flyer provided to us, but apparently, Xiaomi says the price isn’t final yet and is still subject to change. So there’s still a chance that the price tags for the 4GB/64GB variant (Php 14,990) and 6GB/128GB (Php 17,990 ) variant of the Mi 8 Lite, and the prices for the 8GB/128GB variant (Php 32,990) for the Mi 8 Pro can still change for the better.
Comparison, online available, Long, Date: 11/06/2018
Xiaomi Mi 8 Lite Review: A latest Budget Flagship Smartphone For Young People
Source: Igeekphone English
In general , based on the price of 1399 yuan (about $203), it is difficult to find an opponent who is comparable to the camera and the face value. The low price but the flagship Smartphone configuration is still the mainstay of Xiaomi phone and this Mi 8 Lite is more promising to lose the “young” taste.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 10/03/2018

Foreign Reviews

Xiaomi Mi 8 Lite
Source: ChinaMobileMag German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 12/02/2018
90% Xiaomi Mi 8 Lite
Source: Chinahandys.net German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/13/2018
Rating: Total score: 90% performance: 90% display: 90% mobility: 90% workmanship: 100%
95% Xiaomi Mi 8 Lite: la firma china que acabó con la maldición de una nomenclatura
Source: Andro 4 All Spanish ES→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 01/11/2019
Rating: Total score: 95%
70% Análisis Del Xiaomi Mi 8 Lite: Prueba A Fondo, Características Y Opinión
Source: Movil Zona Spanish ES→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 12/25/2018
Rating: Total score: 70% price: 70% performance: 70% display: 80% mobility: 80% workmanship: 70%
77% Xiaomi Mi 8 Lite, análisis y opinión
Source: Computerhoy Spanish ES→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 12/10/2018
Rating: Total score: 77% features: 80% display: 80% mobility: 70% workmanship: 80%
Prueba Xiaomi Mi8 Lite. El gigante chino planta cara a al industria
Source: Zona Movilidad Spanish ES→EN
Positive: Compact size; light weight; attractive price; nice selfie camera; smart AI mode. Negative: High SAR.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 01/03/2019
Xiaomi Mi 8 Lite, Lo Hemos Probado
Source: Tuexperto Spanish ES→EN
Positive: Compact size; light weight; powerful hardware; excellent speakers; good price. Negative: Short battery life.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 12/22/2018
Análisis del Xiaomi Mi 8 Lite: probamos la versión barata de los gama alta
Source: El Androide Libre Spanish ES→EN
Positive: Elegant design; compact size; large battery capacity; nice performance; good price.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/27/2018
90% Recensione Xiaomi Mi 8 Lite by Smartphone Italia
Source: Smartphone Italia Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 12/27/2018
Rating: Total score: 90% price: 90% features: 80% display: 80% mobility: 80% workmanship: 90% ergonomy: 90%
84% Recensione Xiaomi Mi8 Lite: non il classico medio gamma (foto e video)
Source: AndroidWorld.it Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 12/17/2018
Rating: Total score: 84% price: 85% features: 85% display: 80% mobility: 75% workmanship: 80% ergonomy: 80%
79% Recensione XIAOMI Mi8 lite
Source: Andrea Galeazzi Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 11/30/2018
Rating: Total score: 79% price: 85% display: 79% mobility: 91% workmanship: 80%
82% Recensione Xiaomi Mi 8 Lite: hardware di fascia media, ma con un tocco premium
Source: Tutto Android Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 11/28/2018
Rating: Total score: 82% price: 89% features: 86% display: 79% mobility: 87% ergonomy: 75%
Xiaomi Mi8 Lite : elegante e premium | Recensione
Source: Androidiani Italian IT→EN
Positive: Compact size; light weight; good price.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 12/21/2018
Preview Xiaomi Mi 8 Lite by Smartphone Italia
Source: Smartphone Italia Italian IT→EN
Positive: Good price; compact size; light weight; beautiful design.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 11/27/2018
Recensione Xiaomi Mi 8 Lite, il Best Buy elegante
Source: Pianeta Cellulare Italian IT→EN
Positive: Stylish design; beautiful screen; good price.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 11/14/2018
60% Test du Xiaomi Mi 8 Lite : entre gâchis et frustration
Source: Phonandroid French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 01/17/2019
Rating: Total score: 60%
70% Test Du Xiaomi Mi 8 Lite : Charmeur Avant Tout, Gaffeur Malgré Tout
Source: Frandroid French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/10/2018
Rating: Total score: 70% performance: 70% display: 80% mobility: 90% workmanship: 80%
Test du Xiaomi Mi 8 Lite : un excellent compromis
Source: Top for Phone French FR→EN
Positive: Compact size; light weight; beautiful design; solid workmanship; high performance; long battery life; good price.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 01/12/2019
68% Recenzja Xiaomi Mi 8 Lite – fajnego średniaka pozostawiającego nutę niedosytu
Source: Tabletowo Turkish PL→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 12/28/2018
Rating: Total score: 68% performance: 85% display: 80% mobility: 65% workmanship: 65%
70% [Recenzja] Xiaomi Mi 8 Lite – firma zaczyna rozumieć swoje błędy!
Source: Android.com.pl Turkish PL→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 11/06/2018
Rating: Total score: 70% display: 70% mobility: 70%
Średniak zdecydowanie wart swojej ceny. Recenzja Xiaomi Mi 8 Lite
Source: Antyweb Turkish PL→EN
Positive: Compact size; nice performance; good cameras; decent hardware. Negative: No NFC chip.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/16/2018
80% Xiaomi Mi 8 Lite 6/128 Global
Source: Tekno Seyir TR→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 12/09/2018
Rating: Total score: 80%
Обзор смартфона Xiaomi Mi 8 Lite. Модно, молодёжно, дешево
Source: Mega Obzor RU→EN
Positive: Compact size; light weight; decent hardware; nice selfie camera; good price.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 09/22/2018
Đánh Giá Chi Tiết Xiaomi Mi 8 Lite: Màn "Lột Xác" Thiết Kế Của Xiaomi Ở Phân Khúc Tầm Trung
Source: VNReview VN→EN
Positive: Good price; compact size; light weight; impressive design; nice performance; excellent cameras; big screen; decent autonomy; metal case.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 11/18/2018
Trên tay Xiaomi Mi 8 Lite: Màu Gradient quyến rũ, giá bằng nửa Mi 8
Source: The Gioididong VN→EN
Positive: Compact size; light weight; low price; beautiful design; solid workmanship.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 11/02/2018
Review Xiaomi Mi 8 Lite: Kualitas Sesuai dengan Harga
Source: Jagat Review ID→EN
Positive: Solid workmanship; excellent performance; nice cameras; fast charging; nice connectivity. Negative: No NFC; combined slot.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 01/08/2019

Comment

Qualcomm Adreno 512: Integrated graphics card based on the Adreno 500 architecture, like the Adreno 520 in the Snapdragon 820. According to Qualcomm up to 30% faster than the previous generation (Adreno 510?). Supports DirectX12, OpenCL 2.0, OpenGL ES 3.1 + AE. Only some 3D games with very low demands are playable with these cards. » Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.
660: Fast mid-range ARM SoC with 8 CPU Kryo 260 cores (four fast 2.2 GHz cores in a cluster and two power saving 1.8 GHz cores) and a rather slow Adreno 512 GPU. Manufactured in a 14 nm process.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.
6.26":

Only a few smartphones have larger screens.
Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. So, details like letters are bigger. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.
0.169 kg:

Only few smartphones are more lightweight than this.


Xiaomi:

Xiaomi Tech was founded as a Chinese smartphone producer in 2010 and soon reached high market shares in its home market. Although Xiaomi is not one of the Top 5 smartphone manufacturers worldwide in 2016, it is nevertheless one of the big global players in this market segment.

Since 2015 there are many reviews. The ratings have been above average since 2016.


78.46%: This rating is not convincing. The laptop is evaluated below average, this is not really a recommendation for purchase.
» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

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Stefan Hinum (Update: 2018-10-29)