On June 9, 2018, Xiaomi officially announced that Xiaomi Mi 8 blue and gold version will be officially launched at 10:00 am on June 12 and it will have a starting price of 2,699 Yuan ($420).
Another highlight of Xiaomi Mi 8 is its dual-frequency GPS which has attracted the attention of the world leaders in GPS technology. It is the world’s first smartphone equipped with dual-frequency GPS. It supports dual-frequency positioning using the L1 band of 1575.42 MHz and the L5 band of 1176.45 MHz, which can effectively avoid the problem of inaccurate measurements. Xiaomi Mi 8 is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 chipset coupled with up to 6GB of RAM and up to 128GB of internal storage. It is equipped with a 6.21 inches Samsung OLED screen and its lights are kept on by a 3400mAh battery.