On the occasion of the 8th anniversary of Xiaomi, Xiaomi 8, a new generation of the flagship product, was launched. With the launch of Xiaomi 8, MIUI10 is also on the schedule. After launching the new phone, Xiaomi 8 becomes controversial. “Born for fever” has always been Xiaomi’s slogan, but this time, Xiaomi does not seem to have a fever. Xiaomi Millet 8 clones iPhone X. In addition, the product design focuses on changing from “not following” to “following”. Although we have already seen Xiaomi’s innovative spirit from the MIX series, Xiaomi 8 did boldly clone the iPhone X.
Xiaomi Millet 8 clones iPhone X: MIUI 10
Both the design and MIUI 10 have extremely strong imitative colors. Xiaomi has always claimed that he has a good reputation and market abroad. When Xiaomi millet 8 was released foreign users who pay attention to innovation also seem to be dissatisfied. The long-time focus on Apple’s foreign media 9to5Mac believes that Xiaomi 8 completely cloned the iPhone X in its design. Here is the appearance of Xiaomi 8 and iPhone X after erasing the logo and fingerprint module. Does it mean iPhone X Plus is coming out?
Xiaomi Millet 8 clones iPhone X: Similar UI interface, similar icon and design
According to foreign media, Xiaomi 8 copied the iPhone X’s back dual camera design and the front of the fuselage. Also, the built-in wallpaper with iPhone X is very similar, from the official rendering of the view, the rendering of millet 8 and iPhone X are very similar.
In terms of system UI and icon design, Xiaomi 8 and iPhone X have extremely striking similarities. Flat design is adopted, and the edges of the icons are circular arc designs. The design is different only for individual applications. Perhaps this is the “mind” of MIUI 8.
Xiaomi Millet 8 clones iPhone X: Xiaomi imitates the most comprehensive
Millet has a long history of replicating Apple products. These are evidence from product design to product naming, such as the Xiaomi 8 SE (iPhone SE) and previously released Mi Pad (iPad series), and even UI design similar to the iOS system.
However, for mimicking such things. As early as 2014, Hugo Barra, then the global vice president of Xiaomi denied copying Apple’s designing in an interview. He thought that it was natural for a mature designer to design similar things.
Are we different? We are really “alike”
Xiaomi Millet 8 clones iPhone X: quote from Hugo Barra
In today’s development of “Liu Haiping”, most netizens do not like this type of design, and it is considered that the pursuit of screen share is a misbehaviour. However, after the release of Liu Haiping on iPhone X, Xiaomi still has no choice but to choose Liu Hai’s screen design. However, because the iPhone X uses flexible LED screen technology, the “chin” does not exist. Millet 8 has a screen at the same time because the cost savings do not use flexible LED. So the “chin” still exists. The design of the millet 8 and iPhone X at the bottom of the fuselage is similar. Dual speaker design, charging line interface in the middle. See picture below
If Liu Haiping with 3D structure can only have such a wide “forehead”, then he also recognizes it. However, even the design of the R angle is similar to that of the iPhone X. It is obviously intentional.
From the back of the camera, we can see it more intuitively, the camera layout is the same, and the product naming logo layout is the same. If you remove the back fingerprint identification and product logo, millet 8 is simply an enlarged version of iPhone X.
Xiaomi Millet 8 clones iPhone X: the camera layout
In terms of the cameras, Xiaomi 8 uses the vertical dual camera design similar to the iPhone X. If it is not carefully compared, it will not be much different. From the figure, we can observe more intuitively, after the Xiaomi 8 fingerprint recognition is hidden, almost consistent with the iPhone X back appearance.
Xiaomi Millet 8 clones iPhone X: Progress begins with “plagiarism”
Xiaomi Millet 8 clones iPhone X: Notification bar layout
Speaking of the UI layout, Xiaomi 8 also adopts a similar page layout to the iPhone X. From the notification bar at the top, to adjust the volume and brightness are very similar to the iPhone X. Even the native lock screen wallpaper is almost exactly the same.
Not long ago, Xiaomi just submitted an IPO application in Hong Kong. When Xiaomi is about to become the most valuable listed company in China’s science and technology field. It can only be counted as a low-cost plagiarism for iPhone X8. It is obviously not an order. Satisfied annual flagship product.
Although in front of the price, the highest-level transparent exploration version is less than half the price of the iPhone X, which is consistent with the strategy of Xiaomi. However, Xiaomi made mistakes in the past two years that the decline in market share is due to lack of innovation. The appearance of this millet 8 cannot help but worry that people will repeat the mistakes of Xiaomi 3 and Xiaomi 4.