Xiaomi recently launched its latest 5G-ready device, Mi 10 which is being touted as an all-rounder of a device. Let’s explore further and see what lies under the sleek design and stylish exterior.
The Mi 10 sports a 3D curved front and back with smooth contoured edges and slim side bezels that enable a comfortable in-hand feel. To ensure durability, Mi 10 is fitted with Corning Gorilla Glass 5 on both the front and rear surfaces, making the back look quite glossy. The device’s specially designed discrete in-display front camera minimizes bezels and allows for a slightly more display area.
Mi 10 makes use of advanced display technology to yield higher brightness of up to 1120nit on maximum brightness. It also offers much better power efficiency over its predecessor, while a 90Hz SmoothSync display provides fast and fluid screen response for a seamless, stutter-free experience. The Mi 10 delivers quite a pleasant display as its dual brightness sensors offer accurate brightness detection while various brightness modes ensure ultimate eye comfort.
Xiaomi’s Mi 10 is powered by the latest 5G-enabled flagship Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 5G Mobile Platform. Enhancing CPU, GPU, AI performance and the overall user experience, the 7nm chipset features a maximum clock speed of 2.84GHz with the new Kyro 585 based on the ARM Cortex-A77 architecture, and also brings considerable improvements in power-efficiency. The chipset is accompanied with high-speed RAM and storage combinations – LPDDR5 and UFS3.0, delivering impressive write-read data and solid computing capabilities.
The smartphone is also equipped with an advanced cooling system – LiquidCool 2.0 which dissipates heat generated during long-term use to ensure uninterrupted and enhanced performance possibilities.
Mi 10 offers 5G network connection and also supports 5G MultiLink for simultaneous connection to three networks (2.4G/5G Wi-Fi and mobile data) for quick connection switching. Additionally, the device features Wi-Fi 6 support to significantly increase the upload and download speeds. The smartphone also offers multifunctional NFC and IR blaster capabilities for swift payment transactions and quick remote control of home appliances (which is great especially if you have other Xiaomi devices home).
Xiaomi’s Mi 10 prioritizes on photography and videography with its elegant hardware setup and software features. It is equipped with an 108MP primary sensor – one of the biggest smartphone sensors currently available in the market. Users can also capture scenes in full perspective using Mi 10’s 13MP ultra wide-angle lens with 123°FOV. Additionally, the smartphone also sports a 2MP depth sensor lens and a 2MP macro lens.
The photography-focused phone has a lot to offer when it comes to videography. It is equipped with the currently industry-leading UHD 8K 30fps video recording feature to capture every moment in detail. It offers an array of helpful video modes like Portrait video, Color focus, ShootSteady, Vlog, and slow motion to enable users to conveniently capture and create cinematic quality video content.
We don’t usually mention audio features in a separate section in our reviews, but this one seems worth bringing to your notice. Making impressive use of some best-in-class audio hardware, Xiaoimi’s Mi 10 features a symmetrical dual speaker system on both its top and bottom edges. This setup consists of two 1216 super-linear speakers and another 1.0cc-equivalent speaker chamber that offers up to 0.5mm speaker amplitude. Moreover, this device in the Mi series has been specially tuned for each and every volume level to produce superior sound fidelity.
The Mi 10 is powered by a massive 4,780mAh battery that comes with 30W wired and wireless charging. Moreover, it also offers reverse wireless charging which very few phones are offering currently.It can offer almost two days of decent use with most people requiring to charge it once in a day and a half or so.
All in all, the Xiaomi Mi 10 the brand’s first high-end phone and it totally looks, feels, and performs like it. With its innovative punch-hole design front camera to its super-fast refresh rate, this smartphone is all things classy. In fact, with the 90 Hz refresh rate of the screen, users can enjoy extremely smooth operation in all kinds of usage, whether it is gaming or photography or anything else. Truth be told, it has the best display a Xiaomi phone has ever had and combined with its battery life and performance, it’s definitely a step-up for Xiaomi.