Xiaomi Mi8 SE Review : A Perfect Budget Phone ?


Find the in-depth analysis of the Xiaomi MI 8 SE camera, gaming, battery test, performance, and more of the Xiaomi MI 8 SE specs & features in this Xiaomi MI 8 SE full review.


Beginning with the display, the MI 8 SE comes with the 5.88-inch super AMOLED display. The phone features Full-HD (1080 x 2244 pixels) resolution contributing to a pixel density of 423 PPI. With the super AMOLED panel, the display can reproduce color with high degree of accuracy. The color pops in the Xiaomi MI 8 SE display depicting deeper black and brighter whites. On the top, the screen is shielded with Corning Gorilla glass 5 to avoid cracks and scratches during the falls.

Xiaomi MI 8 SE

Storage And Processor :

The phone also comes with Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 chipset backed by either 4GB or 6GB of RAM. With the setup, the Xiaomi MI 8 SE performance is stellar. The handset offers performance close to the flagship handsets. It can handle all the high-end apps and games without any lags and stutters. Switching between the apps during multitasking is also pretty fluid on this handset. To get the better understanding, we also performed the Xiaomi MI 8 SE gaming review. And the results of the Xiaomi MI 8 SE gaming test were really awe-inspiring. The fluid performance while gaming and multitasking and its top-notch graphics gaming handling capability left us awestruck. In terms of storage, users can get two variants of the MI 8 SE: one with 64GB and another with 128GB. On the benchmarks side too, the Xiaomi MI 8 SE benchmark is also really appreciable. On the benchmark side, the Snapdragon 710 has a performance better than the Snapdragon 660 but has less than Snapdragon 845.


Camera :

Talking about the camera, the handset sports dual camera setup at the back with the horizontally aligned lenses setup. The presence of two lenses with the flash in between also gives the vibe of the iPhone X. The camera pair on the phone comprises of 12MP and 5Mp cameras. The 12MP camera is the primary shooter here whereas the 5MP is just for depth sensing. The 5MP camera captures depth information while taking the portrait shots. When we performed the Xiaomi MI 8 SE camera review, the images obtained in the process were really impressive. The smartphone captures images with great color accuracy with an abundant amount of details.

Front Camera :

Moving on to the Xiaomi MI 8 SE front camera. On the top bezel, residing inside a notch is a 20MP selfie shooter which captures selfie elegantly. With this generous front camera, the smartphone captures selfies with great details. There is also a beauty mode for those, who needs real time beautification in their selfies.

Performance and Battery :

Talking about more of the Xiaomi MI 8 SE features, we can see Android 8.1 rocking on the software side. The OS on the phone has been spiced with MIUI 9.5 on the top. The device has also been short listed for the MIUI 10. So the users can get interesting features after the MIUI 10 update. However, the exact date for the Xiaomi MI 8 SE MIUI 10 update has not yet been declared. Talking about the battery, the MI 8 SE is fueled by a 3120mAh battery. The smartphone also supports quick charge 3.0 to juice up the battery fast. So when we performed the Xiaomi MI 8 SE battery test while charging and we got the battery replenished in around 1 hour.

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