Review of New Smartphone Launched in the Market - Xiaomi Mi 10

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INTRODUCTION:

Smartphones are the new fashion trend and utility products that are gaining popularity amongst the masses across the globe. The market for smartphones is booming with the launch of new products or features every single day. Along with the basic requirements of higher storage, longer battery life, and better camera, users (specifically the youth) are looking for vogue features such as attractive designs, color, and size to define their fashion trend and to make a style statement.


As per a survey by Statista, the number of smartphone users has surpassed three billion and is estimated to further grow by several hundred million in the coming years. China, India, and the United States constitute the highest number of smartphone users and are anticipated to surpass the 100 million user mark in their respective markets.


Chinese smartphone manufacturer, Xiaomi, recently launched a new phone in the market, Xiaomi Mi 10, under its flagship Mi 10 series in China. The ensuing pages provide detailed information and reviews about this astounding product along with the comparison analysis with other smartphones available in the market.



XIAOMI MI 10:

Nearly after two years, Xiaomi launched a high-end Mi series smartphone in India - Xiaomi Mi 10. This spectacular 5G smartphone was launched on May 18, 2020, with the tag-line "Evoke your Imagination". It is available in two fascinating colors - twilight grey and coral green.

SPECIFICATIONS: OPERATING SYSTEM(OS)

ANDROID V 10(Q) - The operating system of this smartphone is the new version of Android named Android 10 (primarily known as Android Q of the Linux fame). Custom UI is MIUI, which is an Android-based OS for smartphones developed by Xiaomi and enables highly interactive custom user interfaces for easy usage by smartphone owners.

NETWORK & CONNECTIVITY: Mi 10 contains Dual Nano-SIM slots that support 5G / 4G / 4G+ / 3G / 2G bands, wireless network, and Dual Standby Dual VoLTE HD calling. It offers NFC (to support Google Pay), WiFi 6, GPS, and BT5.1 Bluetooth connectivity features.

PERFORMANCE AND PROCESSOR:


Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 865 - Octa-Core processor and Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 chipset are the unique features of Mi 10 that give a flagship performance of 2.84GHz. AI processing power gives improved performance and consumes less energy as compared to the previous generation of Snapdragon 855.


RAM AND STORAGE:


LPDDR5 RAM + UFS 3.0 Storage - Mi 10 provides the best in class storage facilities with the largest available 8 GB RAM and multiple variants in internal memory storage. The smartphone is thus available in three variants - 8GB+128GB, 8GB+256GB and 12GB+256GB. The enormous RAM speed allows for a 30% faster speed and 256GB UFS 3.0 flash storage for better performance. 


BATTERY AND CHARGING:


30W Wireless Charging + 10W Reverse Charging - Mi 10 comes with a 4780mAh (Typ) high-capacity battery made of Li-Polymer fiber with a quick charging feature. Up to 30 watts of wireless charging and 10 watts of reverse charging can be done. It has Type-C USB which is a small reversible connector that is easy to plug-in, can transmit both data and power with the same cable, and can be used for charging the device.



DISPLAY AND DURABILITY:


16.94cm (6.67 inches) 3D Curved E3 AMOLED Display - The wide display with 1080 x 2340 pixels resolution, 386 PPI pixel density, and 19.5:9 aspect ratio provides clarity and precision in the display of images and videos. This smartphone gives 800nits max brightness and 1120 nits brightness on the capacitive multi-touch screen. The body and screen are covered with Corning Gorilla Glass (version 5) to protect from scratches, burns, and bends, making it a sturdy and durable smartphone.


Mi 10 is a 3D curved AMOLED (Active Matrix Organic Light-Emitting Diodes) display device with the Micro DotDisplay camera that provides a bezel-less viewing experience to the users.


COOLING MECHANISM:


LiquidCool 2.0 Vapor Chamber (VC) + 6 Stack Graphite + Graphene Cooling System - The extra-large VC surface area, 6-stack graphite layer, and advanced graphene system not only keep the instrument cool but also provides incessant speed and performance.

DESIGN:

Presented below are the dimensions of Mi 10 smartphone models -

Height

162.6 mm

Width

74.8 mm

Thickness

8.9 mm

Weight

208 grams

Build Material

Mineral Glass body with an aluminium alloy frame



CAMERA:

108MP Quad Camera + OIS - Mi 10 comes with an impressive 108 megapixels Quad camera setup with a digital zoom facility that provides the highest resolution to capture images. It also has the capacity to record 8K pixels Ultra-HD (UHD) cinematic and slow-motion videos at 30 fps. Even the minutest detail will be captured with four times more clarity than the 4K UHD videos. Other splendid features to elevate the camera experience of users -

  • 2MP Depth Sensor

  • 108MP Primary Sensor

  • 2MP Macro Lens

  • 13MP Ultra-Wide Angle Camera

  • 20 MP Front Camera

The powerful lens holds an impressive light-gathering feature that unlocks the full potential of the camera to shoot extraordinary ultra-wide landscapes, do macro photography, or get the perfect bokeh effect for all your portraits. In addition to this, this smartphone also has an autofocus face detection feature, dual-colored LED flash, optical image stabilization, and 12000 x 9000 pixels image resolution to provide the best in class capturing and viewing experience to the users.

Mi 10 has 8 exemplary movie and color focus filters to get the right tone for the pictures and to blur the background on a real-time basis. Images can be stored in HEIF format, a JPEG equivalent that takes nearly 50% less storage space without compromising on image quality. AI-enabled pixels provide comprehensive pixel optimization for capturing vibrant pictures in different shooting modes such as continuous shooting, High Dynamic Range (HDR) mode, night mode, or burst mode. The LOG and VLOG Modes adds a splash of vibrant colors to photos and videos at the edit table, and RAW Mode generates the perfect shot even under the poorest lighting conditions.

OTHER SALIENT FEATURES FOR EASE OF USE:


  • Dual 1216 super-linear stereo Speakers with LHDC Support

  • WiFi 6 with Mobile Hotspot facility

  • On-screen Optical Fingerprint Sensors

  • Quick Charging

  • AI Face Unlock

  • Bluetooth v5.1

  • Loudspeaker facility for playing multimedia files

  • Connection to up to 3 networks 

  • Mi Doc Viewer and Wireless Printing

  • Game Voice Changer

  • Document Scan Assistant

  • Dual-Band GPS

  • Infrared Remote Control

  • Multi-functional NFC

  • X-Axis Linear Vibration Motor

  • Double Light Sensor 

  • Professional repair service at Xiaomi Qualified Service Centers



PRICE IN INDIA:

Xiaomi Mi 10 has been priced at a retail price of Rs. 49,999 in India, and is considered so far to be the most expensive smartphone from the company. The Mi 10 price is inclusive of a one-year warranty from the manufacturer. 


REVIEWS:

Xiaomi Mi 10 is receiving good response from smartphone users in the Indian market. The high-end specifications, impressive features, powerful performance, and decent design are the factors that are contributing to a significant increase in sales.


RATINGS: 

Critic rating - 4/5 

User rating - 4.7/5


COMPARISON ANALYSIS:

Xiaomi Mi 10 is triumphantly competing with the flagship smartphones from competitor brands such as Apple, Samsung, One Plus, and others. Presented below is a comparative analysis of Mi 10 with these brands -

Features

Xiaomi Mi 10

One Plus 8

Apple iPhone 11 

Samsung Galaxy S20

Camera

108MP Quad Camera


20MP Front Camera

48MP Triple Camera


16MP Front Camera

12MP Dual Camera


12MP Front Camera

108MP Quad Camera


10MP Front Camera

Storage

8GB RAM and up to 256GB Storage

8GB RAM and 128GB Storage

4GB RAM and up to 512GB Storage

16GB RAM and 128GB Storage

Resolution

1080 x 2340 pixels

1080 x 2400 pixels

828 x 1792 pixels

1440 x 3200 pixels

Battery

4780mAh

4300mAh

3110mAh

4000mAh

Chipset

Qualcomm Snapdragon 865

Qualcomm Snapdragon 865

A13 Bionic 

Samsung Exynos 9 Octa 990

Operating System

Android v 10 (Q)

Android v 10 (Q)

iOS v 13.0

Android v 10 (Q)

Aspect Ratio

19.5:9

20:9

19.5:9

20:9

Custom User Interface

MIUI 11

Oxygen OS


Samsung One UI 2.0

Processor

2.84GHz

2.84GHz

2.65GHz

2.73GHz

Display

6.67 inch

6.55 inch

6.1 inch

6.20 inch

Display Type

AMOLED

Fluid AMOLED

IPS LCD

Dynamic AMOLED

Pixel Density

386 PPI

402 PPI

324 PPI

566 PPI

Image Resolution

12000 x 9000 Pixels

8000 x 6000 Pixels

4000 x 3000 Pixels

4000 x 3000 Pixels

USB

Type C

Type C

Lightning

Type C

Fingerprint Sensor

Yes

Yes

No

Yes

Wireless Charging

Yes

No

Yes

Yes

Price in India

Base Variant - Rs.49,999


Top Variant - Rs. 54,999

Base Variant - Rs.54,999


Top Variant - Rs. 59,999

Rs 64,000 for 64GB storage variant


Rs. 65,990 for 12GB RAM + 128GB storage variant


CONCLUSION:

Xiaomi Mi 10 is a fast, powerful, intelligent, and battery optimized smartphone built for the upcoming 5G era to provide supreme performance in connectivity, gaming, and multitasking. Enjoy the experience of high-speed internet and ultra-clear pictures/videos with this amazing smartphone. Buy Mi 10 today!


Buy Xiaomi Mi 10 from Sangeetha Mobiles.

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