Xiaomi mi8 Lite

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Xiaomi Mi 8 Lite is a Mid Range smartphone with outstanding performance, camera and design.

It packs a 6.26” Screen, a 6GB RAM, 64GB or 128 GB storage and awesome camera. And if you find that not enough a snapdragon 660 CPU with 14nm Technology that makes a beast at its ground.

For the majority of Africans who love smartphones with Flagship features while maintain a pocket friendly price, this is a phone for you. Globally, Mi 8 lite has been Rated 97% Cost effectiveness. According to GSM Arena, it is one of the most searched for smartphone. In Kenya, Xiaomi Phones have not gained much hype for their low advertising but Globally, Xiaomi (MI) is the fourth most popular smartphone brand, after Samsung, Apple and Huawei.

Xiaomi mi 8 lite is a class above, Nokia X6, Samsung A30, Samsung M20 and Xiaomi redmi note 7

Xiaomi (MI) being fourth global producer of smartphones, they are known to produce outstanding smartphones at a fraction of flagship phones. For the lovers of Camera, Gaming, Powerful Battery and Design,  Mi 8 Lite is your ultimate Choice. Released in September 2018, Xiaomi Mi 8 lite is could be the most powerful smartphone under 30K.

Xiaomi Mi 8 Lite Design

We can agree that iPhone Xs got a great design, Yes, same to Oppo F7 and Huawei P20 Pro.

Xiaomi Mi 8 lite Design features the 18:9 aspect ratios. It is a sleek phone with a thickness of 7.5mm; 75.8mm width which lets you use the phone with your single hand.  The height is 156.6 which lets comfortably fit the phone into your pocket. Being a 6.26 Inch smartphone and Fitting on this body the screen occupies over 82.6% of the device this one of the best screen to body ratio. The phone features finger print sensor, Gyroscope and proximity.


Xiaomi Mi 8 features a 6.26” display. Of Corse this is great for video and game lovers. The screen is packed with a resolution of 1440 x 2160 pixels full HD+. This is a superior screen that lets you watch clear videos.  The Screen is the 2.5D display that makes it attractive. One of the best things about this phone is the 82.6 % Display to body ratio.  If that was not enough, this screen has the coning gollira glass 5 protection.

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Xiaomi Mi 8 Lite camera

Xiaomi MI8 Lite is a camera Beast. Based on its camera specs, I will assure you that this could be the best camera phone in Kenya under the Cap of Ksh.30,000. Yes this phone shares the camera sensor with ZTE Axon 9 Pro. An aperture of f/1.9 which ensures bright photos even in dark places. The camera sensor size is 1.4µ which is above most of Huawei P20 lite. The camera resolution is 12.0Mega Pixel.  The second back camera is a 5 Mega Pixel with a an aperture of f/2.0.

Practical camera test, Xiaomi mi 8 lite outshines Samsung A50 which is by far more expensive.

The secondary camera of Xiaomi mi 8 Lite is 24 Mega Pixel  featuring SONY IMX576 Exmor RS Sensor and an aperture of f/2.0 that ensures right selfies.  The camera has a flash in front and a back dual flash.

The video Resolution of all the cameras is 1080p full HD+, with an advanced camera App, the back camera takes 4K resolution videos.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Performance

Performance wise, Xiaomi Mi 8 Lite is a beast too. According to Atuntu test, its performance is 136.587   that is better than 90% of smartphones. Does this sound like a beast? I think it should..

The phone features a Snapdragon 660 processor, capped at 2000 Mhz. A process technology of 14 Nanometers and     QUALCOMM    Adreno GPU 512. The RAM capacity of Xiaomi Mi 8 lite is 4 GB or 6 GB. This Ram speed is 1333 MHz and a double channel. I would not expect this phone to hung on Android 8.0.

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The Storage capacity for Xiaomi mi 8 lite is either 64 GB or 128GB. There is also a Memory card slot which is swappable with SIM2. The maximum memory card support is 256GB.


The battery capacity of Xiaomi Redmi 5 is 3350 mAh. Fast charging and non-removable.

Xiaomi Mi 8 Lite Price in Kenya

Xiaomi Mi 8 Lite price in Kenya is Ksh. 19,000 for 64GB 4GB RAM and Ksh. 25,000 for 128GB 6GB RAM





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