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Android Xiaomi Mi 8 shamelessly copies iPhone X

May 31, 2018


The Chinese manufacturer unveiled its new flagship smartphone, the Mi 8, at a press event in China, with more details released in a company blog post. And, the iPhone X influence is rather obvious.

Yes, there’s a notch. Yes, the shape and curves are about the same, and yes, there’s a facial-unlock feature much like Face ID. The only clear difference is the size —the screen the Mi 8 is slightly larger at 6.21 inches as opposed to 5.8 for the iPhone X.

The Mi 8 is also the first smartphone to use Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 710. Xiaomi has been seen as possibly entering the U.S. smartphone market this year, but there’s been no announcement about that.

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