Xiaomi makes a comeback to premium smartphones with the Mi 10 5G

Yep. It’s all 5G!
08 May 2020 / 13:05IST

It’s a long way to go until we start wine tasting 5G speeds with 5G networks in India, but that’s not deterring Chinese brands from launching future-proof 5G ready smartphones today. More importantly, this is Xiaomi’s comeback to the premium smartphone segment after the classy-looking Mi Mix 3 that was launched in India back in 2017. Three years later, plenty has changed and the new Mi 10 5G hauls in plenty of new hardware. There’s a 6.67-inch FHD+ Super AMOLED display that’s pretty good for gaming as well with a 90Hz refresh rate. Inside, you get a Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 chipset paired with 8GB+128GB and 8GB+256GB RAM and storage options. However, it’s the camera that’s the highlight here with a 108MP sensor (kind of like Samsung’s ultra-pricey Ultra) + 13MP (tele) + 2MP (macro) and a  2MP sensor for checking depth. On the front, there’s a capable 20MP wide-angle camera for selfies. The phone can also shoot 8K video at 30fps and is powered by a 4780mAh battery that can be juiced up using an inbox 30W quick charger and at 30W with wireless charging (using the new Mi Wireless Charger) as well. This flagship-grade OnePlus killer comes with Android 10 inside with price tags starting from ₹49,999 and includes a free Mi Wireless Powerbank as part of the welcome package. 

If you are interested in 5G in India you can read all about it in detail here. And if you want to know whether you should go in for a 5G smartphone today, click here.