Product code: 51970104
The Xiaomi Mi 8 Dual SIM Smartphone has been created with a large 6.21” Full HD+, AMOLED screen, 64GB of storage, NFC, GPS, face unlock technology, a pressure sensitive fingerprint sensor, 3400mAh Quick Charge battery, along with a 20MP front camera and a 12MP + 12MP dual rear camera.
Mi 8’s rear camera houses a 12MP wide-angle lens and a 12MP telephoto lens, providing you with options such as Portrait mode with background blurring, Dual Pixel Autofocus, AI Beautify and Low light enhancement – all to ensure you take pictures you’ll want to treasure.
With a 6.21”, 2248 x 1080 Full HD+, AMOLED display, there’s more room for your apps and websites. Large screens really help when being used in conjunction with your favourite Sat Nav app and the phone’s on board GPS system.
Fire up your phone from the lock screen in no time, thanks to the Mi 8’s face unlock technology or via the rear, pressure sensitive fingerprint sensor – one glance or tap and away you go.
What is SIM free?
You'll receive an unlocked device, so there’s no requirement to commit to any network, leaving you free to decide which SIM card / network to use in the mobile. This gives you the opportunity to find the most suitable plan, whether that’s a SIM only deal, contract or pay-as-you-go, throughout the lifetime of the phone.
Top tip: as this mobile phone is supplied SIM free and unlocked, you have access to SIM only deals – these usually offer far better value for money. (Please search: ‘SIM only deals best price’. Add the price of the smartphone above to the cost of a SIM only deal for 12/24 months – now compare this amount to the same smartphone purchased on a contract for 12/24 months, for eye-opening results.) You also have the option to add a foreign SIM card, so you can use this device overseas for less as well.
Additional information: manufacturers often update their Operating System (OS) software over the course of a device’s lifespan – this means that your product might ship with a more advanced OS than specified.
We can help you get set up
Our specialist in-store Partners can help you to get set up on your new device right away. We can help with anything from transferring personal data from your old device to setting up any essential features.
Visit your local shop with your new device, or simply Click & Collect from a John Lewis & Partners when purchasing and an available Technical Support Partner can set it up for you.
- Accessories Included
- Power adapter, USB cable, SIM eject tool, USB Type-C audio adapter, user guide
- Audio Capability
- Band Type
Where your phone can be used around the world: Dual = Europe; Tri = Europe plus North America and the Caribbean; Quad = all of the previous plus Japan
- Quad Band
- Battery Life (Standby)
- Up to 20 days
- Battery Life (Talk-time)
- Up to 20 hours
- Bluetooth Enabled
Bluetooth is a wireless way of transferring data between electronic devices over short distances
- Yes - 5.0
- Camera (front-facing)
Used for making video calls
- Camera (rear-facing)
A camera on the back of the device, typically used for taking photos and videos.
- 12MP + 12MP
- Cellular Generation
- H144.9 x W74.8 x D7.6mm
- Hard drive
Stores files like videos and images, and programmes such as games. A portion of this may already be allocated to data like your operating system
- Location Services
- Manufacturer Part Number (MPN)
- Memory (RAM)
Random Access Memory (RAM) allows your computer to multitask. Measured in GB, More RAM will help to run games or demanding programs like video editing more efficiently.
- Memory Card Slots
Memory Card Slots
A memory card slot allows you to transfer photos and files directly from a memory card. Please check that the slot type is compatible with your memory card type
- Model name / number
- Xiaomi Mi 8
- NFC enabled
Devices with NFC (Near Field Connection) can be tapped together to establish a wireless connection for sending or streaming files and other data
- Operating System Filter
- Operating system
Determines the interface you see on screen and the types of programmes you can run.
- Android 8.1
- Pixels Per Inch (PPI)
Pixels Per Inch (PPI)
The number of pixels per square inch of screen. A higher picture resolution makes for greater clarity, depth and detail in the image. Higher resolutions screens also make it harder to distinguish individual pixels from a close distance
Ports used to connect other devices, for example USB to connect peripherals or HDMI to connect to a high definition display. There may be different types of ports, eg. some USB ports can charge a plugged in device while the unit is in sleep mode
- USB Type-C
The processor (also called CPU) is the "brain" of your computer and enables programmes to run. Modern processors feature multiple cores that can adapt the speed they run at depending on the task
- Qualcomm Snapdragon 845
- Processor speed
Determines how quickly programmes run. Processors with 'Turbo Boost' can enhance their performance to deal with more demanding tasks and often have multiple cores. Measured in GHz
- Xiaomi Mi 8
- SIM Card Type
SIM Card Type
The size of SIM card required
- Screen Resolution
Picture quality defined by the number of individual dots (pixels) used to create an image. The higher the number of pixels, the higher the image quality.
- 2248 x 1080 pixels
- Screen size
The size of the device's screen, usually measured diagonally in inches
- Touch Screen
Unpackaged weight of the product
- Wireless networking