Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi which unveiled the Mi Note 10 earlier this year, is planning to launch it in India in Jan 2020. The device has a big 5,260mAh battery and offers support for 30W fast charging technology. The phone has a 6.47-inch FHD AMOLED display with a fingerprint reader underneath as well as a Face Unlock feature.
It is the world's first smartphone to feature a 108MP camera. The camera-centric phone has a Penta camera setup and a 32 MP selfie camera. The phone has an always-on display and comes with an aluminium body that is protected by Gorilla Glass 5 in the front and back. Under the hood, the device is powered by Qualcomm snapdragon SDM730G processor which is designed for gaming says the company. It runs on Android 9.0 out of the box.
Xiaomi is gearing up to launch its latest flagship model the MI NOTE 10 this month. The smartphone is expected to launch on February 11, 2020, which is the same day when Samsung is planning to launch its latest flagship smartphones under its Galaxy S20 series.
Reports suggest that Xiaomi will be launching the Mi Note 10 along with Mi 10 Pro smartphone via an online-only event. The Xiaomi Mi 10 will support 48W fast charge technology and will be powered by a 4800 mAh battery whereas the Mi 10 Pro will support 65W fast charge technology and will house a 4500 mAh battery.
Xiaomi Mi Note 10 will reportedly launch in India in February, according to reports. Xiaomi’s VP has posted a teaser of the upcoming phone which boasts of a 108MP Penta rear camera setup. The phone is one of the first by the company to feature a Penta camera setup and will compete with the likes of OnePlus 7T.
In terms of specifications, the smartphone has a 6.47-inch FHD AMOLED display with a fingerprint reader underneath. It has a waterdrop notch at the top which houses the 32MP selfie camera. The smartphone has a premium glass body with Gorilla Glass 5 protection on both the front and back.
The device has an AMOLED capacitive touchscreen with 16M colors and has a screen to body ratio of 87.8%. The display resolution is 1080 x 2340 pixels and it has an aspect ratio of 19.5:9 ratio. The phone has a pixel density of 398 ppi and comes with Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection against scratches. The phone has an always-on display and 600 nit’s max brightness. It is available in Aurora Green, Glacier White, and Midnight Black colours. The phone has dimensions of 157.8 x 74.2 x 9.7 mm and weighs 208 grams.
On the rear, the device has a Penta-camera setup which consists of a primary 108 MP camera along with a 20 MP ultra-wide-angle camera. There is a 12 MP telephoto sensor, a secondary 5 MP telephoto sensor, and a fifth 2 MP macro camera.
Xiaomi has used a 108 MP Samsung ISOCELL HMX Bright sensor which the company says will deliver high-quality photos with better details and colours over other sensors. The Xiaomi Mi Note 10 has a 32 MP selfie camera which is placed in a waterdrop notch on the top of the screen.
The Xiaomi Mi Note 10 is priced at approx. Rs 42000 in Europe and the company could launch the device in India for a slightly lower price to compete with the likes of OnePlus 7T as well as other gaming phones. The Xiaomi Mi 9 is another popular flagship model that was launched by Xiaomi earlier this year.
Under the hood, the smartphone is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 730G chipset. It comes with up to 8 GB of RAM and is paired with Adreno 618 GPU. The phone has an octa-core Kryo 470 Gold & Kryo 470 Silver CPU.
The phone comes with Xiaomi's new MIUI 11 Android skin, which is combined with Android 9. It comes with features like system-wide dark mode, dynamic wallpapers, an always-on display option, a new task switcher and improvements to its health-tracking capabilities, says the company. It has a new steps tracker and a menstrual cycle tracker.
Battery and Storage
The device is backed by a 5,260 mAh battery and offers 30W fast charging technology. The company claims that it can charge the phone to 58% in just 30 min and 100% in 65 minutes. The device comes with 128 GB of internal storage which is non-expandable. The phone ships with a 30W adapter in the box.
The Mi Note 10 has a headphone jack on the bottom. It device comes with a host of connectivity options including GPS, Bluetooth 5.0, Wi-Fi, and USB connectivity. It has USB on the go, and has a 3.5 mm headphone jack at the bottom of the device. The phone supports NFC and contactless payments.
The phone has a mid-range Snapdragon 730G chip which is paired with 6 GB of RAM and 128 GB of storage. It doesn’t have an expandable phone memory. The processor is built with an 8 nm process and houses an octa-core (2x2.2 GHz Kryo 470 Gold & 6x1.8 GHz Kryo 470 Silver) cores paired with Adreno 618 GPU. The Xiaomi MI Note 10 runs on Android 9.0 out of the box with the company’s proprietary MIUI 11 OS on top. The MIUI 11 interface brings some unique features like a gameplay mode, virus scanner, and more.
The phone ships with Xiaomi's new MIUI 11 Android skin and is combined with Android 9.0. The new UI comes with features like a screen recorder, a virus scanner for the apps you install, and a gaming mode that hides all notifications and records your gameplay. It has a Qualcomm Snapdragon 730G chip which comes with 6 GB of RAM and 128 GB of storage that is non-expandable.
The Snapdragon 730G is designed for gaming and comes with unique features that aids in gameplay, says the company.
The Qualcomm Snapdragon 730G brings upgrades over Qualcomm’s standard Snapdragon 730 processor, adding 15% better graphics performance and more states the company. The phone supports LTE FDD, LTE TDD, WCDMA, GSM, Wi-Fi (2.4GHz and 5GHz), Wi-Fi Direct/Wi-Fi Display, and Bluetooth 5.0.
The Snapdragon 730G can handle the most sophisticated on-device interactions which are fueled by an 8nm process says the company which brings extreme power efficiency in a small size. Qualcomm’s Kryo 470 cores are engineered with new architectures says Qualcomm that enable users to capture videos and multitask for longer as compared with the previous generation processors.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 730G chips are designed for gaming according to the company. The Xiaomi Mi Note 10 has a headphone jack on the bottom. The device supports FM Radio and a loudspeaker.
The phone comes with a screen recorder, a virus scanner for the apps you install, and a gaming mode that can hide all notifications and record gameplay. The speaker and the earpiece are hidden in the bezel above the notch. The volume rocker is on the top of the right side of the phone while the power button is placed directly below it. At the bottom of the phone are the USB-C port, speakers, and a microphone.
The phone has an optical fingerprint scanner built in the display. It also has a Face Unlock feature for quick access. The phone comes with a wide array of sensors including a proximity sensor, an In-screen ambient light sensor, accelerometer, gyroscope, electronic compass, vibration motor, and an IR blaster.