Xiaomi has introduced a new product — the Mi 8 Lite smartphone, which the company previously called Mi 8 Youth Edition. A distinctive feature of the novelty was an unusual color scheme.

For the Mi 8 Lite has selected a glass case, created by the technology of mirror nano vacuum spraying. The presentation explained that a unique mirror effect is obtained as a result of 2.5D glass nano-sputtering in a vacuum environment. For the first time, Xiaomi offers its customers a smartphone with gradient colors. The company said that when choosing this design solution, the specialists were inspired by the paintings of the famous French impressionist Claude Monet.

Xiaomi presented the Mi 8 Lite smartphone

Mi 8 Lite is available in three colors: Dream Blue (fantasy blue) and Twilight Gold (golden sunset), as well as a more solid Deep Gray (deep gray) with a flickering effect. The developers note that the Mi 8 Lite is only 7.5 mm thick — thinner than the previously presented iPhone XR, Huawei P20, and others. Also, the smartphone has a thin frame with a thickness of only 2.68 mm and a small frame at the top of the display with a width of 19.4 mm. For comparison, the iPhone XR, these figures are 2.98 mm and 35.2 mm, respectively.

On the eve of the presentation, Xiaomi was intrigued by publishing a photo of the night city taken by Mi 8 Lite.

Xiaomi presented the Mi 8 Lite smartphone

The main dual camera with 12 and 5 megapixels with LED flash and the front camera with 24 megapixels are responsible for the image quality. Snapdragon 660 with 4/6 GB of RAM and 64/128 GB of flash memory was chosen from the processors for the new product. OS — MIUI based on Android Oreo. Full HD + screen — a diagonal of 6.26 inches. The cost of a smartphone is $ 204. Its pre-order will start tonight, and shipments will begin on September 25th.