Yesterday, Xiaomi unveiled its first 108MP camera smartphone, the Mi CC9 Pro, in China, and today the company has launched another smartphone, the Mi Note 10, at an event in Madrid, Spain. Essentially, the Mi Note 10 is a rebranded version of the Mi CC9 Pro that it announced yesterday and has the same penta-camera setup with a 108MP primary camera and a Snapdragon 730G processor running under the hood.

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Xiaomi Mi Note 10: Design and Display

Xiaomi Mi Note 10: Design and Display
The Mi Note 10 features a 3D curved glass on the front and the back with rounded corners and tapered edges to give an ergonomic feel in the hand. Towards the front, it flaunts a 6.47-inch Full HD+ AMOLED display that extends all the way to the edges, with a 2340 × 1080 pixels screen resolution, a notch to house the front-facing camera, blue light filter, and an optical in-display fingerprint scanner. Since the phone includes a glass on both the front and the back, it has a Gorilla Glass 5 protection on top to offer protection against scratches. The Mi Note 10 comes in three color options: Midnight Black, Aurora Green, and Glacier White.

Xiaomi Mi Note 10: Performance

On the inside, the Mi Note 10 has an 8nm octa-core Snapdragon 730G processor with Adreno 618GPU, paired with 6GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage. It includes a massive 5260mAh battery with 30W fast-charging support, which the company claims to be faster than the 40W charging on Huawei Mate 30 Pro, with the ability to charge up to 58% in just 30 minutes.

Talking about other hardware specifications, the phone comes with Hi-Res audio, 3.5mm audio jack, IR sensor, and optical in-display fingerprint scanner. For connectivity, it offers support for dual 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11ac, Bluetooth 5, NFC, and USB Type-C.

On the software front, the Mi Note 10 runs on the latest MIUI 11 based on Android 10.

Xiaomi Mi Note 10: Camera

For optics, the Mi Note 10 sports a penta-camera setup on the rear, which includes a 108MP primary camera with a large 1/1.33″ sensor and f/1.69 aperture, a 5MP telephoto lens with 10x hybrid zoom and OIS, a 12MP portrait lens, a 20MP ultra-wide-angle (117-degree) lens, and a 2MP macro lens capable of shooting as close as 1.5cm. Towards the front, the phone packs in a 32MP front-facing camera for selfies.

Xiaomi Mi Note 10 Pro

Alongside the Mi Note 10, Xiaomi also announced the Mi Note 10 Pro, which is exactly the same phone as the Note 10, except for the use of an 8P lens over 7P (on the Note 10) and a bigger RAM and internal storage variant. Xiaomi says the 8MP lens helps get more details shots with reduced noise.

Xiaomi Mi Note 10: Pricing and Availability

The Xiaomi Mi Note 10 comes in only one configuration: 6GB + 128GB, and is priced at €549 (~USD 608 / INR 43,227). On the other hand, the Mi Note 10 Pro also comes in one configuration 8GB + 256GB, and is priced at €649 (~USD 719 / INR 51,101). As for the availability, the phone will be available for pre-order in Germany starting November 11 and will go on sale in Spain and Italy from November 15, France from November 18, and in UK and Netherlands soon.

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