Today, Chinese manufacturing giant, Xiaomi, unveiled its latest flagship series, Xiaomi Mi 10 series. This series has the Xiaomi Mi 10 and the Pro model. Due to the Coronavirus worries, the company id a purely online launch event. This is the first time that a major flagship phone is released online. The Xiaomi Mi 10 series phones are equipped with the latest flagship Snapdragon 865 processor, all of which use LPDDR5 memory, WiFi 6, UFS 3.0 storage, 108MP camera, etc. It also uses a custom AMOLED curved screen with a 90Hz refresh rate.
Xiaomi Mi 10 Display & Sound
The Xiaomi Mi 10 uses a 6.67″AMOLED punch-hole curved display that supports a 90Hz refresh rate and a touch sampling rate of 180Hz. The chin is quite thin (3.32 mm) and this display supports sunny screen 3.0, 1120nit brightness, 5000000: 1 contrast ratio, and a flexible screen COP process. It comes with dual front and rear light sensors which makes the automatic brightness more accurate. This smartphone uses a symmetrical stereo with dual linear speakers equivalent to 1.0cc shock sound.
Xiaomi Mi 10 Hardware
This phone comes with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 SoC which supports SA / NSA dual-mode. It uses a new generation LPDDR 5 memory and a faster UFS3.0 which delivers write speed up to 730MB / s. It also support Wi-Fi 6 which comes with a throughput rate of 9.6Gbps. Thanks to its specs, the Mi 10 is able to score more than 585,000 points on the AnTuTu benchmark.
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For the cooling system, Xiaomi claims that this smartphone comes with a luxurious cooling system. Xiaomi Mi 10 is equipped with a 3000mm² large VC liquid cooling plate + graphene + multi-layer graphite cooling system. It uses a 4780 mAh custom strip-shaped fast charge battery. This battery supports 30W wired fast flash charging, 30W wireless fast flash charging and 10W wireless reverse charging.
Xiaomi Mi 10 Camera
The Xiaomi Mi 10 comes with the new 108MP custom outsole ISP lens. An interesting part of this sensor is that it supports OIS anti-shake. Furthermore, this device supports a more efficient HEIF format. This greatly saves storage space by compressing all media without reducing the quality. The camera also adds Smart shooting which can intelligently eliminate shadows.
This device comes with a quad-rear camera setup. This includes a 108P main camera (1 / 1.33 inch outsole, 7P lens, 4 in 1 1.6 micron large pixel), 13MP ultra-wide-angle lens (f / 2.4 aperture, 1.12 micron, 123-degree super-wide viewing angle), 2MP macro lens (f / 2.4 aperture, 1.75 microns, 2-10cm macro) and a 2MP depth of field lens (f / 2.4 aperture, 1.75 microns).
Looking at the 108MP lens, it supports 8K movie, OIS + EIS, dual optical super image stabilization; AI video editing, 12 AI smart templates, AI real-time voice to subtitles, video tagging, and other functions. It is also suitable for mainstream PTZ fast pairing.
Furthermore, this smartphone comes with a large horizontal linear motor. This improves the touch of the mechanical keyboard and optimizes 150 kinds of scene vibrations. In addition to the super WiFi and Bluetooth, this phone also adds NFC support.
Price and Availability
The Mi 10 is available in titanium silver black, peach gold, and ice blue. This smartphone comes in three storage variants. They are as follows:
- 8GB + 128GB – 3999 yuan ($573)
- 8GB + 256GB – 4299 yuan ($615)
- 12GB + 256GB – 4699 yuan ($673)
Xiaomi is also offering a special flip cover for the Mi 10 for 69 yuan ($10). This smartphone is already available for pre-order and will go on sale on February 14 in China at 10 AM.