Xiaomi Mi 8 SE was announced in May, 2018. The first stocks were launched a month later. The Dual SIM HSPA/LTE smartphone weighs a hundred and sixty four grams. It features a Super AMOLED capacitive touch-screen. The 5.88 inches display has a resolution of 1080 by 2244 pixels and a ratio of 18.7:9, thereby offering a pixel per index density of around 423. The multi-touch HDR10 display is of Corning Gorilla Glass. Xiaomi Mi 8 SE is powered by MIUI 9.5 and runs Android 8.1 Oreo.

Inside the Xiaomi Mi 8 SE lay a Qualcomm SDM710 Snapdragon 710 chipset, an octa-core processor and Adreno 616 graphics. Consumers can choose 4 GB or 6 GB RAM. The internal storage is 64 GB. Mi 8 SE sports a primary 12 MP camera and a secondary 5 MP camera at the back with LED flash and a 20 MP camera in the front. The phone has geo-tagging, face detection, touch focus, panorama, video recording, loudspeaker, dedicated microphone with active noise cancellation, Bluetooth 5.0, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, GPS, Infrared and Type-C 1.0 USB. It does not have a radio but it has rear mounted fingerprint sensor, gyro sensor, compass, proximity sensor and accelerometer. Available in gold, red, blue and gray, the Mi 8 SE is powered by a Li-Po 3120 mAh battery.

Complete User Guide for Xiaomi Mi8SE (Sirius)

Download Drivers and Utilities for Xiaomi Mi 8 SE

ADB Installer v1.4.3 – 3-in-one complete installation package of ADB and Fastboot drivers for Xiaomi Mi8SE. Includes ADB (Android Debug Bridge), Fastboot and Google USB drivers. Simple & easy installation process.

How to install ADB drivers? – Download and unzip the archive, now locate and run the installation file “As Administrator”. If you have not previously installed any drivers, just answer “Yes” on each question.

USB Deview: Download

QDLoader HS-USB Driver: Download

Platform-tools (adb/fastboot) r.25.0.3: tools_r25.0.3-windows.zip

Minimal ADB and Fastboot 1.4.1 (Portable): minimal_adb_fastboot_1.4.1_portable.zip

MiFlash (beta version)MiFlashSetup-Beta.msi

MiFlashPro 3.3.608.62 (probably the easiest way to flash your Xiaomi smartphone)miflash_pro_en_3.3.518.58_setup.exemiflash_pro-en-3.3.518.58.zip

MiFlashUnlock: http://en.miui.com/unlock/download_en.html

Download Official MIUI ROMs for Mi 8 SE

MIUI 10 China Beta is available on official website.

China Stable ROM for Xiaomi Mi 8 SE

China Developer ROM for Xiaomi Mi 8 SE

  • China Developer 8.12.20 | Android 9 Pie | Recovery | Download
  • China Developer 8.12.20 | Android 9 Pie | Fastboot | Download
  • China Developer 8.12.13 | Android 9 Pie | Recovery | Download
  • China Developer 8.12.13 | Android 9 Pie | Fastboot | Download
  • China Developer 8.10.25 | Recovery | Download
  • China Developer 8.10.25 | Fastboot | Download
  • China Developer 8.9.20 | Recovery | Download
  • China Developer 8.9.20 | Fastboot | Download
  • China Developer 8.7.26 | Recovery | Download
  • China Developer 8.7.26 | Fastboot | Download
  • China Developer 8.7.5 | Recovery | Download
  • China Developer 8.7.5 | Fastboot | Download
  • China Developer 8.6.28 | Recovery | Download
  • China Developer 8.6.21 | Recovery | Download
  • China Developer 8.6.21 | Fastboot | Download
  • China Developer 8.6.18 | Recovery | Download
  • China Developer 8.6.18 | Fastboot | Download

Multilingual MIUI Roms for Mi 8 SE

TWRP Custom Recovery for Mi 8 SE (Sirius)

Developed by wzsx150 LR.Team.

Mi 8 SE TWRP-3.2.1-0629 (English & Chinese version): recovery-TWRP-3.2.1-0629-XIAOMI8SE-CN-wzsx150.img

Stock recovery from ROM version: recovery.img

How to install TWRP?

  1. Start your phone in fastboot mode.
  2. Plug your phone to PC via USB cable. Use at least USB 2.0 port.
  3. Open command line and type the following command:
    fastboot devices
  4. In result you’ll see your device unique ID number, which means that we can proceed with TWRP installation.
  5. Now we enter the following commands:
    fastboot flash recovery twrp.img
    fastboot boot twrp.img
  6. After that your phone should reboot into TWRP Recovery.

How to install Google Play on MI 8 Se with China ROM

Download the following Google Installer, extract archive and install on your device. Allow .apk installation from unknown sources.

Google Installer for Xiaomi Mi8SE: Google-Installer for Mi8.zip

Find more information here http://en.miui.com/thread-2824236-1-1.html