Xiaomi has today launched three new products in the Indian market, which include the Mi 10, Mi Box, and Mi True Wireless Earphones 2. While the Mi 10 was launched alongside the Mi 10 Pro in China earlier this year, and it was set for an India launch in the following month, the indefinite extension of lockdown due to the coronavirus outbreak caused the company to defer the announcement. But now that it’s unveiled, this makes it the first Xiaomi smartphone in India to come with 5G capabilities. Let’s find out more about the Mi 10 in detail.
Xiaomi Mi 10: Design and Display
Talking about design first, the Mi 10 comes with an all-glass body with a curved panel on the back, with a quad-camera array in a vertical arrangement. Towards the front, it has a 6.67-inch OLED curved panel with a punch-hole cutout on the top-left for the front-facing camera. The display offers a 90Hz refresh rate, and it comes with HDR10+ and DCI-P3 color gamut support, along with Corning’s Gorilla Glass 5 protection on top. Mi 10 comes in two color options: Coral Green and Twilight Grey.
Xiaomi Mi 10: Performance
Under the hood, the Xiaomi Mi 10 runs the latest Snapdragon 865 processor, which is a 2.84GHz octa-core chipset from Qualcomm, built on the 7nm process, with 5G connectivity. It includes 8GB of LPDDR5 RAM and 128GB / 256GB of UFS 3.0 storage. The device comes with a 4780mAh battery with support for 30W wired charging, 30W wireless charging, and 10w wireless reverse charging. For connectivity, it provides 5G SA/NSA, dual 4G VoLTE, WiFi 6, Bluetooth 5.1, and NFC.
As for other specifications, the handset comes with an in-display fingerprint scanner, IR sensor, Hi-Res audio, and USB Type-C. It runs on MIUI 11 based on Android 10, out of the box.
Xiaomi Mi 10: Camera
For optics, the Mi 10 sports a quad-camera setup on the rear with an LED flash. The setup features a 108MP primary (Samsung) sensor with f/1.69 aperture and OIS, accompanied by a 13MP 123° ultra-wide-angle lens with f/2.4 aperture, a 2MP macro lens with f/2.4 aperture, and a 2MP depth sensor with f/2.4 aperture. The camera offers video shooting capabilities in 8K at 30fps, 4K at 60fps, and 720p at 960fps. On the front, the device comes with a 20MP selfie camera with an f/2.0 aperture, housed within the punch-hole cutout.
Xiaomi Mi 10: Pricing and Availability
The Mi 10 comes in configurations: 8GB + 128GB and 8GB + 256GB, priced at Rs 49,999 and Rs 54,999, respectively.