From the notch on the front of its 6.2-inch AMOLED screen...
...to the stacked dual camera setup on the back.
Of course, the Xiaomi Mi 8 retains its fingerprint reader, unlike the iPhone X.
The Mi 8 Explorer has a few more extras, like this "transparent" design. It's just for show.
The Mi 8 Explorer has an in-screen fingerprint sensor that requires a little pressure to work.
Xiaomi says this will save some battery.
The Mi 8 supports gesture controls similar to the iPhone X.
Swiping from either side takes you back a step.
There's also a face unlocking feature that uses infrared cameras, though it isn't clear if Xiaomi's making the same security claims as Apple's Face ID.
The Mi 8 phones use Qualcomm's Snapdragon 845 chip.
The Mi 8 has up to 256GB of built-in storage and 6GB or RAM, while the Explorer has 128GB of storage and 8GB of RAM.
Here it is in black.
A look at the USB-C port.
Xiaomi phones sell in limited markets, but the Mi series has had enviable specs, looks and performance for far less than the most top-shelf phone.