Weve been hearing rumors of an upcoming Mi 8 smartphone for quite some time and we even saw some specs leaked. The phone with a model number M1808D2TE will be unveiled in Chengdu on September 19 at the official event. We will also learn the actual name of the smartphone – we heard anything from Mi 8X through Mi 8X Youth to Mi 8 Screen Fingerpint Edition.
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The upcoming phone might have a tall 6.26 display with Full HD+ resolution and Snapdragon 710 chipset. The dual camera on the back likely will have a 12 MP primary sensor, while the selfie shooter is listed as 24 MP by TENAA, the Chinese regulatory.
The phone is expected to arrive somewhere inbetween the vanilla Mi 8 and Mi 8 SE. Some leaked images suggested a lack of physical fingerprint scanner on the front or back and it might make its way under the screen, but latest TENAA photos gave another twist of the whole Mi 8 (insert moniker here) mystery. Looks like everything will be clear once the device arrives next week.