Xiaomi Mi 10

Xiaomi Mi 10 Launched in India with 108MP camera and 5G connectivity

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Xiaomi Mi 10 is the first flagship smartphone by the company since Mi MIX 2 in 2017 in India. The Mi 10 is powered by the latest Snapdragon 865 SoC to ensure 5G connectivity. The device comes with a 3D curved AMOLED display with a 90Hz refresh rate and a punch-hole for a selfie camera. The Mi 10 supports a 30W wired and wireless fast charging for its 4780mAh battery.

Xiaomi Mi 10 Specification and Features

We have already discussed the specifications of the new flagship from Xiaomi. Let’s dive deeper and look at some of the features it has to offer.

Xiaomi Mi 10 5G Storage Variants
Xiaomi Mi 10 – Storage Variants
  • Display: 6.67-inch FHD+ AMOLED display with a 90Hz refresh rate.
  • Dimensions: 162.6×74.8×8.9mm
  • Weight: 208g
  • Storage: 8GB RAM while internal storage varies from 128GB up to 256GB
  • Camera: 108+13+2+2 megapixel rear camera and 20-megapixel front camera
  • Video: up to 8K video with OIS
  • Security: In-screen fingerprint sensor
  • Processor: Snapdragon 865 coupled with Adreno 650 GPU
  • Software: MIUI 11 based on Android 10
  • Battery: 4780mAh with 30W wired and wireless charging and 10W reverse charge
Mi 10 3D Curved AMOLED Display
Xiaomi Mi 10 – Display

Talking of the display, it is a 6.67-inch Full HD+ AMOLED display with a resolution of 1080×2340 pixels. The 3D curved display bears a 90Hz refresh rate, 180Hz sampling rate, and a peak brightness of 1120 nits. The smartphones come with Android 10 based MIUI 11 out of the box. The device is powered by the Snapdragon 865 SoC which offers 5G connectivity. It comes with Dual-Mode 5G (NSA/SA) and Multilink to provide uninterrupted connectivity through 5G and 4G networks.

In terms of storage, the Mi 10 has an LPDDR5 RAM along with the UFS 3.0 on the internal storage.

Mi 10 Quad Camera Module
Xiaomi Mi 10 – Quad Camera Module

The camera is another highlight of the device. Mi 10 features a 108-megapixel, 1/1.33-inch primary sensor with 7 element lens and OIS support. To complement it, there is a 13-megapixel Ultra-Wide angle lens with a field view of 123-degree and an aperture of f/2.4. Then there is a 2-megapixel depth sensor and 2-megapixel macro lens. Both have an aperture of f/2.4.

The Mi 10 is capable of shooting 8K videos and lets you adjust the settings by Pro Photo and Video modes. Not to forget, the 20-megapixel selfie shooter at f/2.3 aperture with all the AI modes baked in the software.

It’s a flagship, and here is another highlight of the phone. Yes, you need a good power to handle 5G connectivity, a vibrant display, and a gaming device. The smartphone is backed up with a 4780mAh battery which supports 30W wired and wireless fast charging.

Xiaomi Mi 10 - Fast Charging
Xiaomi Mi 10 – Fast Charging

The company is touting it’s Liquid Cool 2.0 Vapour Chamber technology which keeps the device cool. The phone also supports a 10W reverse charging and you might want to use it to charge the Mi Truly Wireless Earphones 2. There is a USB Type-C connector for charging and data syncing, 3.5mm headphone jack, and supports Bluetooth 5.1.

Xiaomi Mi 10 Price and Availability

The Xiaomi Mi 10 will be available in two storage variants. The 8GB/128GB base variant will be priced at ₹49,999 and the top-end variant with 8GB/256GB is priced at ₹54,999. You can Pre-Order the phone from Mi.com to get a free Mi Wireless Powerbank worth ₹2,499 while you can also avail flat ₹3,000 instant discounts on HDFC cards. The option of No cost EMI is also available starting ₹8,333 per month. The Xiaomi Mi 10 is available in Twilight Grey and Coral Green color options.

My Thoughts

The Mi 10 is the latest flagship device from Xiaomi in the Indian market. It will go head-on with the OnePlus 8 series. While Xiaomi is popular in the budget segment it has not performed well in the premium segment. However, the neat design of the device and the fact that MIUI 12 on the verge of release might uplift the smartphone sale.

That’s all on Mi 10 for now. Tell us what do you think about the device in the comments below.