Xiaomi Mi 10 5G Review: Stunning 108MP camera with stereo speakers.


Xiaomi brand is known for producing impressive mobiles phones with cool tech at a reasonably cheap price. But This time they introduced their first expensive Smartphone in India. Xiaomi launched yet another flagship killer phone with 5G support. Mi 10 5G is the new Smartphone from Xiaomi which is at the next level on almost everything in terms of Camera, Processor, Features etc.

Xiaomi Mi 10 5G Review: Stunning 108MP camera with stereo speakers.
Mi 10 5G

Price:

  • 8GB/128GB Storage – INR 49999
  • 8GB/256GB Storage – INR 54999



Specifications:

Mi 10 (5G)
6.67” SAMOLED Full HD+ Screen (90hz refresh rate)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 SOC (Octa-Core)
8GB RAM (128/256 GB Storage)
Dual Sim Nano
WiFi 6
Quad Rear Camera 108MP(F1.7)+13MP(Ultrawide) +2MP(Depth)+ 2MP(Macro)
20MP Front Camera
4780mAh (30W Wired Fast Charging)
30W Wireless charging. 10W Reverse Charging
Android 10 Stereo Speakers


Physical overview:

In the box you get
Dongle for connecting a 3.5mm jack
Documentation
Hard TPU case
USB type C cable
30W fast charging adapter

In terms of looks, this phone looks classy. It has curved glass just like One Plus 8 Pro and Samsung Edge. With Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection on the front and back, we can say it is well protected.

Bottom side: It has a Sim card tray, USB Type C port for charging, Microphone, Speaker grills.
Left side: Clear.
Top Side: Speaker grills, IR Blaster, Noise-cancelling microphone.
Right Side: Volume rockers, On/Off/Lock Button
Front: 6.67” display with punch hole selfie camera at the top left corner.
Back: Quad camera setup with an anti-flicker flashlight.

Sim Card Tray supports 2 nano sim there is no provision for SD Card slot.


Features:

Display:
Xiaomi Mi 10 5G has 6.67” Full HD display screen with curved edges. This phone has a 90Hz refresh rate and 180 Hz touch sampling which gives good and smooth gaming experience. Viewing angles are excellent with 1120nits brightness. In terms of display, we can say Xiaomi has done a good job.


Connectivity:
Xiaomi Mi 10 5G supports 5G, NFC, WIFI 6, Bluetooth 5.1.
Also, it supports WIFI calling.

Xiaomi Mi 10 5G Review: Stunning 108MP camera with stereo speakers.
Mi 10 5G


Camera:

Primary Camera:
The main camera of Xiaomi Mi 10 5G is 108MP with 1.7 Focal length. This camera has a Samsung ISOCELL bright HMX sensor. Images taken through this camera are bright, well detailed, minimal noise with punchier colours. Seam recognition works pretty well. Fast OIS (Optical Image Stabilization), EIS (Electronic Image Stabilization) provide good stability. Only while doing outdoor photography you might see the sky colour being blown out. They are yet to fix this issue. 3X digital zoom available with this phone. This phone supports 8K shooting capability for up to 7mins.

Ultra-wide Camera:
Xiaomi Mi 10 5G has 13MP ultra-wide camera. Performance of this camera is similar to the primary camera. Skin tones produced are very well. It performs well in indoor as well as outdoor lighting condition. Also, closeup shots do a good job.

Macro and Depth Camera:
This is something questionable in Xiaomi Mi 10 5G as Macro and Depth cameras are just 2MP. Even a mid-range phone nowadays have 5MP then what made Xiaomi go for 2MP cameras. Instead, they could have given decent telephoto that is the zoom lens.

Front Camera:
Xiaomi Mi 10 5G has 20MP punch-hole design front camera. This front-facing camera is good but could have been better. White balance is slightly off but that doesn’t affect much in terms of camera performance.


Speakers:
Xiaomi Mi 10 5G is provided with absolutely stunning stereo speakers. This is not earpiece doubling but total secondary speaker which makes its sound output very full and rich. These Speakers resides at the top and bottom of the phone gives the best audio experience. Since there is no 3.5mm jack available for this Smartphone, Xiaomi has provided Type C dongle to connect headphones.


Battery:
Xiaomi Mi 10 5G is equipped with 4780mAh battery which lasts for a day even after heavy usage. With 30W fast charger provided in the box, it goes from 0 to 100 in just an hour. This phone also supports Wireless charging and reverse charging.


Software and Performance:

Xiaomi Mi 10 5G comes with Out of the box MIUI 11 which is based on Android 10.0 and MIUI. Even after the latest OS and high price, you will be surprised to see bloatware on this phone. While setting the phone do disable these additional notifications otherwise these bloatware ads will keep popping in your phone.

With MIUI 11 and Snapdragon 865 SOC chip, this phone is very responsive. It gives a smooth experience for whatever purpose you might use. That is from day to day activities like messaging, chatting, Instagram to heavy gameplay. MIUI 11 is optimized for both fluidity as well as battery life. This phone supports variable refresh rate according to the requirements of the apps. Also, it is safe to use as SAR values are within limits.


Concluding Words:

Xiaomi Mi 10 5G has most of the latest features equipped with it. Latest chipset, User Interface, display, camera sensor, liquid cooling etc which makes this mobile one of the best flagship phone. Still, there are few things which lack in this phone like 2MP Macro and Depth camera, Bloatware etc.

Many techno-geeks expected this phone to be priced between 40000 to 45000. But this phone came with a price tag of 50000 INR which seems slightly overpriced for some people. With little more budget, you can go for proper Quad HD screen with 130Hz display. Only time will tell whether this phone will stand the competition with its opponent as other companies have lined up their phone for launching.

Let me know what are your views about this Smartphone. Will it stand the competition?





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