Xiaomi Mi 10 Ultra has launched with 120W fast charging support, 120Hz refresh rate display, and 120x ultra-zoom camera making it a flagship smartphone to come out of Xiaomi’s stable. The Mi 10 Ultra follows the Mi 10 lineup and debuts on the 10th anniversary of Xiaomi alongside Redmi K30 Ultra.
The Mi 10 Ultra features several upgrades over the Mi 10 Pro which was announced back in March but carries over the essentials such as display size, processor, and more. Notable upgrades include support for 120W fast charging, 120x hybrid zoom, and 120Hz refresh rate display. Let’s take a look at the specifications and pricing of the Mi 10 Ultra.
Xiaomi Mi 10 Ultra is priced starting at CNY 5,299 (~Rs 57,000) for the base variant with 8GB RAM and 128GB storage, CNY 5,599 (~Rs 60,000) for the 256GB storage variant, CNY 5,999 (~Rs 64,000) for the 12GB/256GB option and CNY 6,999 (~Rs 75,000) for the maxed-out variant with 16GB RAM and 512GB storage.
The Mi 10 Ultra has an aluminum chassis that’s topped with a layer of Gorilla Glass 6 on the back, measuring 9.5mm in thickness and weighing in at 221 grams. It comes in three colour options, Obsidian Black, Mercury Silver, and Transparent Edition to choose from.
It features a 6.67-inch Full HD+ (2340 x 1080 pixels) resolution display and uses an AMOLED panel with a 120Hz high refresh rate. The screen has a punch-hole cutout on the top-left corner which gives it a 19.5:9 aspect ratio and is also HDR10+ certified.
The Mi 10 Ultra is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 chipset with an octa-core CPU running at 2.84GHz and Adreno 650 GPU. This is paired with upto 16GB LPDDR5 RAM and upto 512GB UFS 3.1 storage options to choose from. The phone runs on MIUI 12 which is based on Android 10.
It features a quad-camera setup on the back consisting of a custom made primary 48MP camera with an f/1.85 aperture and 1/1.32” sensor. There is another 48MP periscope camera that uses Sony IMX586 sensor offering 5MP optical zoom and 120x hybrid zoom. Both these cameras support OIS and EIS which reduces blurring and jerks in photos and videos. They also support 8K UHD video recording at 24FPS, 4K UHD at upto 60FPS and slow-motion videos at upto 960FPS. Then, there’s a 20MP ultra-wide-angle camera with a 128-degree field-of-view and a 12MP portrait camera with 2x optical zoom. On the front, there’s a 20MP selfie camera.
The Mi 10 Ultra comes with support for 120W fast charging, 50W fast wireless charging and 10W reverse wireless charging. Xiaomi claims that the 4,500mAh battery of the Mi 10 Ultra can be fully charged to 41% in 5 minutes and fully charged in 23 minutes tops. Xiaomi has used a dual-cell design for the graphene-based Li-ion battery inside which increases charging speeds along with three modes of charging-- double-pump, direct and normal charging.
There’s currently no word on whether Xiaomi is planning to bring the Mi 10 Ultra to India anytime soon, however, there are rumours that the company could be looking to launch the Mi Note 10 Lite in India under the Mi 10 series as the Mi 10i.