Xiaomi Beats OnePlus By Selling 1 Million Mi 8 Handsets in 18 Days!
Xiaomi vs OnePlus battle has now become even more interesting.
Recently OnePlus celebrated selling 1 million OnePlus 6 handsets globally, making it the fastest-selling OnePlus device ever. Last month, during the same time Xiaomi launched its much-awaited 8th anniversary flagship smartphone Mi 8 in China.
The bezel-less notched Mi 8 came with some top-flagship features boxed at an affordable price tag.
In the present day Xiaomi has beaten the OnePlus 6 flagship by selling 1 million units within a period of 18 days only. The sales achieved by OnePlus are global, and Xiaomi has has achieved this landmark feat by selling Mi 8 handsets in China only since it first went on sale on June 5.
Xiaomi vs OnePlus
Back in home in China, both BBK-backed OnePlus (which also own Oppo and Vivo) and Xiaomi are big smartphone brands in a massive market like China. With one of the highest number of smartphone users in the world, China has among one of the biggest smartphone markets in the world.
OnePlus sold a million units of its latest flagship OnePlus 6 in 22 days, whereas Mi 8 has achieved the same feat in just 18 days, and that too by only selling in China. OnePlus 6 is already available globally.
Mi 8 vs OnePlus 6 – Features & Specifications
Both Mi 8 and OnePlus 6 offer similarly-specced devices with very less to compare. From an AMOLED notched display to Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor to rear dual cameras, both the smartphones are very similar in nature.
Here’s a full comparison between Mi 8 and OnePlus 6, so you will have a better idea how related both the smartphones are –
|Xiaomi Mi 8||OnePlus 6|
|Display||6.21 inch Full HD+ AMOLED notched display with 2.5D curved glass||6.28 inch Optic AMOLED Full HD+ notched display with Gorilla Glass 5.|
|Hardware||Snapdragon 845 coupled with 6GB of RAM||Snapdragon 845 coupled with 6GB or 8GB of RAM|
|Software||Android 8.1 Oreo with MIUI 10||Android 8.1 Oreo with OxygenOS (in-device access to Android P Beta)|
|Rear Camera||12MP Primary Lens + 12MP Secondary Lens||20MP Primary Lens + 16MP Secondary Lens|
|Front Camera||20 megapixel||16 megapixel|
|Connectivity||Dual sim support, 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, NFC and GPS||Dual sim support, 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, NFC and GPS|
|Battery||3400 mAh||3300 mAh with 5V/4A Dash Charge 3.0 Support|
|Variants||White, Blue, Gold and Black||Midnight Black, Silky White and Mirror Black|
|Price||Rs. 28,000 (64GB)
Rs. 31,200 (128GB)
Rs. 34,300 (256GB)
|Rs. 34,999 (64GB)
Rs. 39,999 (128GB)
Rs. 44,999 (256GB)
Mi 8 vs OnePlus 6 – Price & India Launch
The price remains a deciding factor which has been an added advantage for Mi 8. With similar set of offerings as OnePlus 6, Mi 8 is priced lower than the OnePlus flagship. As per a report, Xiaomi will launch Mi 8 in India and other countries globally at similar prices as China next month.
In launched in India, Xiaomi Mi 8 flagship will give OnePlus 6 a tough fight in the country. Apart from Mi 8, the company is also expected to launch the cheaper Mi 8 SE and higher-end Mi 8 Explorer Edition as well.