Xiaomi Mi 8 handled on video - and it has a translucent back

Peter, 23 May 2018

Translucent backs are cool, but few makers offer them. Xiaomi may soon join the club as a video of the Xiaomi Mi 8 surfaced that shows off its smoky glass back that shows off the electronics underneath.

And once you’re done gazing at the back, check out the front too – it features a pretty wide notch. That may be due to Xiaomi’s own Face ID implementation. Here's a static image so you don't have to hover over the pause button.

Xiaomi Mi 8 handled on video - and it has a translucent back

The translucent back may be limited to a single color option, that’s how HTC does it anyway. And since it would be a shame to cover that up with a case, here are some leaked transparent options that add a touch of color highlights.

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Xiaomi Mi 8 cases

The Xiaomi Mi 8 will be unveiled on May 31.

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Reader comments

1. Notch -> no buy, 2. Back camera location -> no buy, 3. No 3.5mm jack -> no buy, 4. No NFC -> no buy.

  • jolito

that translucent black is from HTC Company why should all companies is copying from another companies

  • Leferis

You know that notch was created by Essential phone? Like what you can come up with design to be unqiue? There is so much phones that is very very hard to make something new. So they had to choose to be camera vertical or horizontal. So if they chose ...