Xiaomi just launched the Mi 10, the company’s latest flagship smartphone in India, as it had promised.obiles
- Mi 10 5G has two storage options in India
- The smartphone comes with quad rear cameras that includes a 108MP Samsung sensor
- Mi 10 5G pre-orders opened today at 2pm on Amazon, mi.com
- Two more products including Mi True Wireless Earphones 2 and Mi TV Box were also launched
Xiaomi has launched the Mi 10, it’s flagship 5G smartphone alongside the Mi Box and Mi True Wireless Earbuds 2 in India. The Mi 10 was earlier scheduled to launch on March 31 but due to the Coronavirus outbreak and the subsequent nation-wide lockdown, the launch was deferred to a later date.
Mi 10 5G specifications, features
The dual-SIM (Nano) Xiaomi Mi 10 5G runs Android 10 with MIUI 11 on top. It features a 6.67-inch full-HD+ (1,080×2,340 pixels) 3D curved E3 AMOLED display that has a 90Hz refresh rate, 180Hz touch-sampling rate, and a 19.5:9 aspect ratio. The smartphone also has 1,120 nits peak brightness and a DotDisplay (company speak for hole-punch) design for the selfie camera cutout.
Under the hood, the Mi 10 5G has the Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 SoC, coupled with 8GB of LPDDR5 RAM. There is also a LiquidCool 2.0 Vapor Chamber along with a six stack graphite layer and graphene surface area for thermal management. The phone has a quad rear camera setup that includes a 108-megapixel primary sensor with a seven-piece lens and optical image stabilisation (OIS), along with a 13-megapixel wide-angle lens that has a 123-degree field of view and an f/2.4 aperture. The camera setup also has a pair of 2-megapixel cameras with f/2.4 lenses.
For selfies, the Mi 10 5G has a 20-megapixel camera sensor at the front. The phone also comes preloaded with AI 2.0 (an artificial intelligence backed software) that is designed to correct exposure, colour, brightness, and noise to enhance images. Further, there is a Pro Mode on the camera app with features such as Focus Peaking, Exposure Verification, HEIF Support, and LOG Mode.
Storage, Connectivity and Security
The Mi 10 5G comes with 128GB and 256GB of UFS 3.0 storage that isn’t expandable via microSD card. Connectivity options on the phone include 5G, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth v5.1, GPS/ A-GPS, NFC, and a USB Type-C port. The smartphone also has an in-display fingerprint sensor.
Xiaomi has provided a 4,780mAh battery on the Mi 10 5G. The battery supports 30W fast wired and wireless charging as well as 10W reverse wireless charging. Besides, the phone measures 162.60×74.80×8.96mm and weighs 208 grams.
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Mi 10 Price
The Xiaomi Mi 10 comes in Coral Green and Twilight Grey colours, is priced at Rs. 49,999 for the 8GB RAM with 128GB storage version and the 8GB RAM with 256GB storage version costs Rs. 54,999. It will go on sale on May 18th with pre-orders starting today, May 8th at 2PM till May 17th at Rs. 1000 on Amazon.in and mi.com.
- Pre-bookings get free Mi Wireless PowerBank worth Rs. 2499
- No-cost EMI for online and offline buyers
- Up to Rs. 3000 cashback for HDFC debit and credit cards
The company also launched the Mi 30W wireless charger in India with built-in cooling fan. It is priced at Rs. 2299 and will sell it at a special price of Rs. 1999 for a limited period.