Xiaomi Beats OnePlus By Selling 1 Million Mi 8 Handsets in 18 Days!

Xiaomi vs OnePlus battle has now become even more interesting.

Xiaomi has sold 1 million Mi8 units in 18 days
Xiaomi has sold 1 million Mi8 units in 18 days

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)
Storage 64GB/128GB/256GB 64GB/128GB/256GB
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)

-China Prices-

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.

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