Xiaomi Mi 8 retail box surfaces online reveals a few specs before the launch on 31 May 28, 2018

Xiaomi Mi 8 retail box

Xiaomi will be celebrating its 8th Anniversary on May 31 with the launch of a range of products including the Xiaomi Mi 8 flagship, MIUI 10, Mi Band 3, and more. The launch of all these products was officially confirmed by Xiaomi itself. Xiaomi is launching the Mi 8 as the successor of Mi 6 thereby skipping the Mi 7 model.

Only three days left for the launch event, and today the photos of the phone retail box and a poster have been leaked online revealing some important specs and details about the flagship.

A leaked poster of Xiaomi Mi 8 reveals the biggest notch even seen on a smartphone. The poster also shows that the phone comes in blue color variant and will have AI dual rear cameras (20MP + 16MP). The rear cameras are arranged vertically similar to that of Mi Mix 2S flagship.

Xiaomi Mi 8 poster on box

As leaked earlier, the poster also confirms the Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SoC and 3D infrared facial recognition. It will come in a few variants, one of which is the 6GB RAM with 64GB internal storage. There are other models with 8GB of RAM and bigger storage options. As rumored, the Xiaomi Mi 8 skips the 3.5mm audio jack and the only way to listen to songs is through the Type-C audio.

The text on the black colored Xiaomi Mi 8 retail box also reveals the new “dual-frequency GPS” module. This latest technology offers 30-centimeter accuracy to current 5-meter accuracy, consume 50% less battery, and delivers enhance location-based services and apps for mobile phones, tablets, and wearables.

MIUI fan need not wait long as the official launch date of Xiaomi Mi 8 flagship is not far from here. Stay tuned as we’ll update with every detail once the device goes official coming Thursday.

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