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Xiaomi Officially Releases The Xiaomi Mi 8 Smartphone – See Full Specifications And Price

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The Xiaomi Mi 8 has now been officialy released, confirming most of the rumors circulating online. IThis is  Xiaomi‘s latest flagship smartphone and as you should expect ,comes with premium specifications and features.

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The device comes with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SoC under the hood, dual cameras and dual GPS. It is also the first official Xiaomi phone with a notch on the display that can be hidden with a toggle. The dual-SIM (Nano) Xiaomi Mi 8 runs MIUI 10, and sports a 6.21-inch full-HD+ (1080×2248 pixels) Samsung AMOLED display with an 18.7:9 aspect ratio, 88.5 percent screen-to-body ratio, and support for Always On display.

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The smartphone is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SoC with an AnTuTu benchmark score of 301,472. It also comes with 6GB/ 8GB of LPDDR4X RAM, with 8GB RAM exclusive to the Explorer Edition.

Mi 8 Camera Set Up
the Xiaomi Mi 8 comes with a dual camera setup of 12 MP (f/1.8, 1.4µm) + 12 MP (f/2.4, 1.0 µm), the second being a telephoto cam. It brings AI features enhancement for over 200 scenes and does 4-in-1 pixel binning for better low-light shots. The primary sensor is IMX363 by Sony, while the secondary is S5K3M3 by Samsung.

The selfie snapper is 20 MP with f/2.0 aperture and also jumps the AI hype train with AI portrait selfies and AI Beautify.

As for storage, the phone gets 64GB/ 128GB/ 256GB of inbuilt storage.

Connectivity options on the Xiaomi Mi 8 include 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi (dual-band, 2.4GHz and 5GHz), Bluetooth 5.0, NFC, dual-band GPS (with L1/ L5 signal support, said to be the world’s first phone with this feature), and USB Type-C.

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Key Specifications of Mi 8



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Display: 6.21-inch (2248 × 1080 pixels) Full HD+ 18:7:9 AMOLED display with 600 nits brightness, 60000:1 contrast ratio,  DCI-P3 color gamut

Chipset: 2.8GHz Octa-Core Snapdragon 845 64-bit 10nm Mobile Platform with Adreno 630 GPU

Storage: 6GB RAM + 64GB / 128GB  / 256GB (UFS 2.1) storage, 8GB RAM + 256GB (UFS 2.1) storage in Mi 8 Explorer Edition

Operating System: Android 8.1 (Oreo) with MIUI 9, upgradable to MIUI 10

SIM:    Dual SIM (nano + nano)

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Camera: 12MP rear camera with 26mm wide-angle lens, 1/2.6″ Sony IMX363 sensor, f/1.8 aperture, 1.4µm pixel size, dual-tone LED flash, 4-axis OIS, Optical zoom, 4K video recording, secondary 12MP rear camera with  Samsung S5K3M3 sensor,  f/2.4 aperture, 1.0µm pixel size, 2X zoom

20MP front-facing camera with real-time AI portraits

Sensor: IR Face unlock  (Mi 8) / 3D Face unlock (Mi 8 Explorer Edition)

Fingerprint sensor (Mi 8) / in-display fingerprint sensor (Mi 8 Explorer Edition)

Dimensions: 154.9×74.8x 7.6 mm; Weight: 175g (Mi 8) ; 177g  (Mi 8 Explorer Edition)

Connectivity: Dual 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11ac dual-band (2×2 MU-MIMO ), Bluetooth 5, Dual-frequency (L1+L5) GPS/GLONASS/Beidou, NFC, USB Type-C

Battery Capacity: 3400mAh battery with Quick Charge 4+ fast charging (Mi 8) / 3000mAh with Quick Charge 4+ fast charging (Mi 8 Explorer Edition).

Price
Mi 8 6GB/64GB $421, 6GB/128GB $468, 6GB/256GB version $512

Mi 8 Explorer edition 8GB/128GB $600

Michael Ajah is a Computer Science Student of The University of Port Harcourt and a Chelsea Fan. He loves RnB and a little mix of Trap Music. An awesome tech reviewer and analyst. Email - [email protected]

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Tecno Spark 3 Youth And Tecno Spark 3 Pro – Full Specs And Price In Nigeria

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Tecno Spark 3 Youth And Tecno Spark 3

The Tecno Spark 3 Youth and Tecno Spark 3 Pro smartphones are the next phones in Tecno’s Spark series and will replace the Tecno Spark 2 as the new Spark flagship devices. The Tecno Spark 3 will run on the latest version of Android – Android 9 Pie and will ship with a 6.2-inch display, while the smaller  Spark 3 will run on Android 9.0 Go Edition and a 6-inch display.

Both devices would have an Helio A22 chipset, an 8 MP selfie camera just like the one on the Tecno Spark 2. This time the Tecno Spark 3 Youth and the Tecno Spark 3 Pro, unlike its predecessors, will have a new dual camera setup – a 13 MP + 2 MP dual rear camera. It will also have 2 GB RAM, 32 GB internal memory, and a 3500 mAh battery which is pretty much the same with the Tecno Spark 2.

 

Tecno Spark 3 And Tecno Spark 3 Pro

In this post, I’ll be looking at the Tecno Spark 3 Youth and Tecno Spark 3 Pro Full specifications and price in Nigeria.

Tecno Spark 3 Pro Key Specifications

  • Display: 6.2 inches, 720 x 1520 pixels, and 268 PPI (Notch Display)
  • Operating System: Android 9.0 Pie 
  • Processor: MediaTek MT6580 Processor
  • Camera: 13MP+2MP Rear and 8MP Front camera
  • Memory: 32 GB inbuilt storage + 2GB RAM
  • Battery: 3500 mAh Nonremovable

Tecno Spark 3 Youth Key Specifications

  • Display: 6.0 inches, 720 x 1520 pixels, and 268 PPI (Notch Display)
  • Operating System: Android 9.0 Pie (Go edition)
  • Processor: MediaTek MT6580 Processor
  • Camera: 13MP+2MP Rear and 8MP Front camera
  • Memory: 16 GB inbuilt storage + 1GB RAM
  • Battery: 3500 mAh Nonremovable

 

Design And Display

 

Tecno Spark 3 Youth And Tecno Spark 3 Pro

The Tecno Spark 3 Youth and Tecno Spark 3 Pro both come with a notch and a bezel-less display. The devices will come with a dual camera setup and an LED flash while the fingerprint sensor will still be centered at the rear part of the devices. Both devices are expected to have multiple color variants.

Both devices would have a screen display size of 6.2 inches with a resolution of 720 x 1520 pixels and 268 PPI density. They will also feature IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen with Corning Gorilla glass protection with an 84.5% screen-to-body ratio.

 

Camera

 

Tecno Spark 3 Youth And  Tecno Spark 3
The new feature on the Tecno Spark 3 Youth And Tecno Spark 3 Pro is the AI dual camera setup. The devices ship with a dual camera setup, a 13MP Camera and a 2MP camera for depth sensing.

 

The selfie camera still remains an 8MP camera like on the Tecno Spark 2. The camera comes with a Geo-tagging, panorama, f/2.0 aperture, HDR and will also shoot videos at [email protected] videos resolution. There’s also Face ID to help unlock the phone quickly. There’s also a new bokeh feature in the camera as well.

Hardware And Performance

Both devices will be powered by a MediaTek MT6580 (28 nm) chipset which will have a Quad-core processor clocked at 1.3 GHz with a Mali-400MP2 for graphics.

Tecno Spark 3 Youth And  Tecno Spark 3

Both devices will ship with a nonremovable 3500 mAh battery capacity. The Tecno Spark 3 Youth would come with 1GB RAM a 16GB Of storage while the Tecno Spark 3 Pro comes with a 2GB RAM and 32GB of storage. There’s also support for 4G.

 

Tecno Spark 3 Pro Specifications

Network 

  • 2G: GSM, GPRS, EDGE 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz
  • 3G: UMTS, WCDMA, HSDPA 900 / 2100 MHz
  • 4G: LTE 1(2100) / 3(1800) / 5(850) / 40(2300) / 41(2500)
  • Speed: HSDPA, LTE
  • Nano-SIM, Dual SIM

Operating System

  • Android 9 Pie; HiOS 4.6

Display

  • Type: IPS LCD curved glass screen
  • Size: 6.2 inches
  • Resolution: 1520 x 720 pixels,19:9 aspect ratio
    wide notch

Hardware And Storage

  • CPU: 64-bit 2.0 GHz Quad-core Cortex-A53
  • Chipset: Mediatek Helio A22
  • GPU: IMG ‎PowerVR GE6320 650 MHz
  • RAM: 2 GB
  • Internal Storage: 32 GB
  • External Storage: microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot)

Camera

  • Main Camera: Dual 13 MP + 2 MP dual camera, f2.2 Aperture
  • Feature: LED flash
  • Video: [email protected]
  • Selfie Camera: 8 MP, f2.0 Aperture
  • Feature: AI Face Recognition
  • Video: [email protected]

Multimedia

  • Music Support: PCM, AAC / AAC + / eAAC + / MP3 / AMR – NB / WB / APE
  • Audio: 3.5 mm audio jack
  • Loudspeaker: Mono speakers
  • Video Support: H.264/MP4/MPEG4 player
  • FM Radio: Yes

 

Tecno Spark 3 Youth Specifications

Network 

  • 2G: GSM, GPRS, EDGE 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz
  • 3G: UMTS, WCDMA, HSDPA 900 / 2100 MHz
  • Nano-SIM, Dual SIM

Operating System

  • Android 9 Pie; HiOS 4.6 (Go Edition)

Display

  • Type: IPS LCD curved glass screen
  • Size: 6.2 inches
  • Resolution: 1520 x 720 pixels,19:9 aspect ratio
    wide notch

Hardware And Storage

  • CPU: 64-bit 2.0 GHz Quad-core Cortex-A53
  • Chipset: Mediatek Helio A22
  • GPU: IMG ‎PowerVR GE6320 650 MHz
  • RAM: 2 GB
  • Internal Storage: 32 GB
  • External Storage: microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot)

Camera

  • Main Camera: Dual 13 MP + 2 MP dual camera, f2.2 Aperture
  • Feature: LED flash
  • Video: [email protected]
  • Selfie Camera: 8 MP, f2.0 Aperture
  • Feature: AI Face Recognition
  • Video: [email protected]

Multimedia

  • Music Support: PCM, AAC / AAC + / eAAC + / MP3 / AMR – NB / WB / APE
  • Audio: 3.5 mm audio jack
  • Loudspeaker: Mono speakers
  • Video Support: H.264/MP4/MPEG4 player
  • FM Radio: Yes

Tecno Spark 3 Pro Price In Nigeria

The Tecno Spark 3 Pro would cost between N45,000 – N48,000

Tecno Spark 3 Youth Price In Nigeria

The Tecno Spark 3 Youth would cost between N35,000 – N40,000

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Xiaomi Black Shark 2 With 12GB RAM – Full Price And Specifications

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Xiaomi has launched a device targeted at gamers  – Xiaomi Black Shark 2. And this time around, it’s using a pressure-sensitive display to cram in even more controls.

The pressure-sensitive display lets you map left and right controls to the screen. So you’ll be able to control your games through the screen, rather than by pressing physical buttons.

Xiaomi Black Shark 2

Xiaomi Black Shark 2 features a 6.39-inch FHD+ AMOLED display with HDR support, 240Hz touch response rate with touch algorithm optimization especially for gaming, powered by Snapdragon 855 SoC with liquid cooling 3.0

 

 Xiaomi Black Shark 2 Specifications

 

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  • Display: 6.39-inch (2340 × 1080 pixels) Full HD+ 19.5:9 display
  • Chipset: Octa-Core Snapdragon 855 7nm Mobile Platform (1 x 2.84GHz Kryo 485 + 3 x 2.42GHz Kryo 485 + 4x 1.80GHz Kryo 485) with Adreno 640 GPU
  • RAM + ROM: 6GB / 8GB RAM with 128GB (UFS 2.1) storage, 8GB / 12GB RAM with 256GB (UFS 2.1) internal storage
  • Operating System: Android 9.0 (Pie)
  • SIM: Dual SIM (nano + nano)
  • Camera: 48MP + 12MP rear camera with 1/2.0″ Samsung GM1 sensor, LED flash; 20MP front-facing camera
  • Sensor: In display fingerprint sensor
  • Dimensions: 163.61×75.01x 8.77mm; Weight: 205g
  • Network: Dual 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11ac dual-band (2×2 MU-MIMO ), Bluetooth 5, GPS/GLONASS/Beidou, USB Type-C
  • Battery: 4000mAh battery with 27W fast charging

Pricing

6GB + 128GB storage goes for $510

8GB + 128GB storage goes for $565

8GB/12GB + 256GB storage goes for $625

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