November 28, 2022

Xiaomi launched their Mi 10i, the lower end model of their Mi 10 series phones, today on Amazon. The phone comes with very completive specs and also sets itself apart from its competitors. Xiaomi says the ‘i’ in Mi 10i stands for India. The biggest highlight of this phone is the 108MP camera.

The display is a 6.67 inches HD+ IPS 120Hz display with 240hz touch sampling rate plus gorilla glass 5 protection. The display also supports HDR10 and goes up to 450 nits of brightness. This display also used an adaptive refresh rate feature to minimize the drain on battery life using a high refresh rate.

Mi 10i comes with Quallcomms 8nm Snapdragon 750G 5G SoC which comes uses the Adreno 619 GPU. This phone will come in 6/8 GB ram variants and 64GB or 128GB of UFS 2.2 storage, also you can add up a MicroSD card in the hybrid sim tray if you don’t want to use multiple SIMs. The 120hz display also adds up to the experience of performance.

Talking about the most impressive spec of the mi 10i, the 108MP Samsung’s HM2 sensor. This is so far the best camera under this price range beating all its competitors. The sensor packs 0.7µm pixels which paired with ISOCELL plus technology and Smart ISO to produce great images. Low light and night photography uses 9 in 1 pixel binning to create larger 2.1µm pixels with an improved Night Mode 2.0 algorithm and the Smart ISO feature to take incredible photos. There is EIS for videos and impressive long exposure modes with a video clone feature, super macro videos, timelapse selfie, dual video mode, and AI skyscraping. Also, you can you many cool filters including the Cyperpunk mode on the cameras of Mi 10i. Up to 4k recording is also supported on the Mi 10i while the front 16MP selfie camera goes up to 1080p.

Daylight photos on Mi 10i vs its competitors
Night mode photos on the Mi 10i

The rest sensors are quite basic featuring a 8 MP, f/2.2, 120˚ultrawide with 2MP Macro and a 2MP depth lens to check modern phone camera module count.

Mi 10i color options

Mi 10i comes in a beautiful gradient design with a non-glossy finish to avoid fingerprints. The color options are Pacific Sunrise, Midnight Black, and Atlantic Blue. The backside of the phone is also protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 5 just like the front. Mi 10i is able to keep the legendary headphone jack and comes with IR blaster as well.

Mi 10i is backed up by a powerful 4820Mah battery which gets charged within a hour with the 33w fast charger included in box.

On the audio side, the Mi 10i has powerful stereo speakers and well appreciated 3.5mm headphone jack backed up by 24-bit/192kHz audio Hi-Res Audio.

Mi 10i will go on sale starting January 7th on Amazon. ICICI Bank cardholders can get a additional Rs. 2000 off instantly.