All the leaks and speculations regarding the Xiaomi Mi 10S now comes to an end as Xiaomi officially unveils the device today in China. Of course, this device is an extension of the Xiaomi Mi 10 series thus it inherits a lot of features from the series. The only new feature here is probably its Snapdragon 870 SoC. This chip still uses 7nm like the Snapdragn 865 but it clocks higher performance speed. It is even better than the Snapdragin 865+, see it as a Snapdragon 865++.
Xiaomi Mi 10S Display
This new smartphone comes with a 6.67-inch AMOLED display with a Full HD+ resolution of 1080 x 2340 pixels. Like most recent flagships, it uses curved edges as well as a punch-hole display. The punch-hole is at the upper left corner of the screen. In terms of dimensions, ths device measures 162.6 x 74.8 x 8.96mm and it weighs 208 grams.
Although, the Mi 10S misses out on the 120Hz refresh rate, it supports 90Hz refresh rate which is not bad. Users of this device will get good protection with the Gorilla Glass 5 protection that it has. Other features of this screen include 180Hz touch sampling rate, 1120nits brightness, and 5000000:1 contrast ratio. It also supports a 100% DCI-P3 color gamut.
Xiaomi Mi 10S Hardware
Like we already know, the Xiaomi Mi 10S comes with the new Snapdragon 870 SoC. This chip hits 3.2Ghz ultra-high frequency and its AnTuTu running score exceeds 690,000. Furtherore, this phone comes with a super VC liquid cooling which regulates the temperature of the device. This device comes with 8GB / 12GB of LPDDR5 RAM and 128GB / 256GB of UFS 3.0 storage.
Under the hood, thus device uses a 4,780 mAh battery that supports 33W fast charging. Actually, this phone inherits the triple fast charge of the Xiaomi Mi 10 series. It supports 30W wired fast flash charging, 30W wireless fast flash charging, and 10W wireless reverse charging. According to the company, the 33W wired fast charging delivers a full charge in 56 minutes. In addition, the 30W wireless charging gets a full charge in 69 minutes.
Xiaomi Mi 10S Camera
In terms of design, the rear camera module of the Xiaomi Mi 10S is very similar to the Xiaomi Mi 10 Ultra. It uses a vertical quad camera setup with an LED flash on the side. The main camera is a 108MP sensor that supports OIS support and f/1.69 aperture. This device also has a 13MP ultrawide lens, a 2MP macro lens, as well as a 2MP depth of field lens. The 108MP sensor support 8K@30fps video shooting. On the front, this device uses a 20MP selfie shooter.
Xiaomi Mi 10S Software, Audio and other features
On the software end, the Xiaomi Mi 10S comes with MIUI 12 on top of Android 11. On the audio end, it supports Harman Kardon symmetrical dual speaker stereo. This speaker supports 360-degree surround sound experience. Other ffeatures includes an on-screen fingerprint scanner, dual SIM support, 5G, and Wi-Fi 6. It also supports Bluetooth 5.1, dual-frequency GPS, NFC, IR blaster, X-axis linear motor, and USB-C.
Xiaomi Mi 10S price and availability
This smartphone is currently available for pre-orders. The first official sales of this device in China will take place on March 12. The colour options are black, blue, and white.
As for the price, the 8GB RAM + 128GB storage variant sells for 3,299 yuan ($506). In addition, the 8GB RAM + 256GB storage, and 12GB of RAM + 256GB storage are selling for 3,499 yuan ($537), and 3,799 yuan ($583).