Xiaomi schedules an event on September 19, Mi 8 Youth Edition with 6.26-inch FHD+ display, AI dual rear cameras expected [Update: Video teasers]


Xiaomi has released two new video teasers for the Mi 8 Youth Edition. This reveals Blue with Purple and Twilight Gold gradient colors with glass back.

Xiaomi introduced the Mi 8, Mi 8 Explorer Edition and the Mi 8 SE in China back in May, now the company has sent out invites for the launch of a new smartphone in Chengdu, China on September 19th where it is expected to introduce the Mi 8 Youth Edition. The invite has the number ‘8’ and the other image has a smartphone with dual rear cameras arranged vertically.

Xiaomi smartphone with the model number M1808D2TE got certified by TENAA in China a few days back, so this could be the smartphone. This reveals a display with a notch and minimal bezels, a metal frame, and a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner.

Xiaomi Mi 8 Youth Edition (M1808D2TE) rumored specifications

  • 6.26-inch (2280×1080 pixels) Full HD+ 19:9 2.5D curved glass display
  • Octa Core Snapdragon 710 10nm Mobile Platform (Dual 2.2GHz Kryo 360 + Hexa 1.7GHz Kryo 360 CPUs) with Adreno 616 GPU
  • 8GB LPDDR4x RAM with 128GB storage, 6GB RAM with 64GB storage, 4GB RAM with 32GB storage, expandable memory up to 256GB with microSD
  • Android 8.1 (Oreo) with MIUI
  • Hybrid Dual SIM (nano + nano / microSD)
  • 12MP rear camera with LED flash, 5MP secondary camera
  • 24MP front-facing camera
  • Fingerprint sensor
  • Dimensions: 156.4×75.8×7.5mm; Weight: 169g
  • Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz / 5GHz) 2×2 MIMO , Bluetooth 5 LE, GPS + GLONASS, USB Type-C
  • 3250mAh battery with fast charging

The Xiaomi Mi 8 Youth Edition is expected to come in Black, Rose Gold, Gold, White, Blue, Red, Gray, Silver, Green, Blue-Violet gradient, Purple-Gold gradient colors. We should know the price when it goes official next Wednesday.

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