Xiaomi Mi 8 Explorer Edition is an advanced version of the Xiaomi Mi 8 smartphone. It is essentially packed with the same specs as the Mi 8 but comes with more RAM and unmatched features like in-screen fingerprint scanner, 3D facial recognition and an attractive translucent chassis.
Xiaomi Mi 8 Explorer Edition Specifications and Features
The Xiaomi Mi 8 Explorer Edition has the same dimensions as the Mi 8 phone but comes with a translucent rear that shows the internal components of the phone. The notch of the phone houses a selfie camera, dot matrix projector, flood illuminator and infrared lens which makes it possible to make a 3D depth map of the user by detecting 33,000 points on the face. The infrared lens also captures the image of the face. Both the data are merged and verified with the stored face data. It all happens in a fraction of a second. Like the iPhone X, the Face ID feature on the Mi 8 Explorer edition has a chance of failing once in million attempts.
The M Meng is animated emojis of the smartphone which relies on AI to scan 52 facial muscle movements through the front camera for creating animated characters that can mimic the expressions and voice of the user. Also, the in-screen fingerprint reader is a bit advanced compared to what’s available on Vivo and Huawei phones. It features a pressure sensitive sensor that requires a gently to authenticate and unlock the phone. It is also equipped with dual-frequency GPS.
The Mi 8 Explorer Edition has 8 GB of RAM and 3,000mAh battery. It features a 3,000mAh battery. The rest of the specs are same as the Xiaomi Mi 8 phone.
Xiaomi Mi 8 Explorer Edition Pricing and Availability
The handset is priced at 3,699 Yuan ($577). As of this writing, there is no information available on its availability