Xiaomi India is currently the largest smartphone manufacturer in the country. The company’s Redmi series budget & mid-range smartphones are already very popular in India and now, Xiaomi is attempting to build a name for itself with its premium Mi series smartphones too. Early this year, Xiaomi launched the new Mi 10i 5G in India and in this article, we have shared with you all the Pros and Cons of this 5G smartphone.
Xiaomi Mi 10i 5G Pros and Cons
Design and Colour Options – The new Xiaomi Mi 10i 5G looks great and there are no two ways about it. It is available in three stunning colour shades. They are – Midnight Black, Atlantic Blue and Pacific Sunrise.
Immersive 120 Hz Display – The Mi 10i 5G features a 6.67-inch FHD+ 2.5D Dot Display with 2400 x 1080 pixels and a 120 Hz high refresh rate system. The display panel is protected with Corning’s Gorilla Glass 5.
Powerful Processor with 5G Support – The new Mi 10i 5G is powered by the new Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G processor with Adreno 619 GPU. This is a very powerful SoC and it supports 5G mobile networks.
Impressive Cameras – The Mi devices have very impressive cameras and the same is the case with the Mi 10i 5G. It features a quad-camera set-up at the rear. The primary camera of the smartphone is a 108 MP Samsung HM2 sensor. The other sensors include an 8 MP ultra-wide-angle lens, a 2 MP macro camera and a 2 MP depth sensor. At the front, the Mi 10i 5G features a 16 MP in-display camera for selfies and videos.
Decent Battery with Fast Charging – The new Mi 10i 5G packs a massive 4820mAh battery with 33W fast charging support and dual split charging technology.
Price and VFM Factor – The Mi 10i 5G is available in three variants. They are 6 GB RAM + 64 GB Internal Storage variant; priced at Rs 20,999, 6 GB RAM + 128 GB Internal Storage variant; priced at Rs 21,999 and the top-spec 8 GB RAM + 128 GB Internal Storage variant has been priced at Rs 23,999.
Misses out on Super AMOLED Screen – The new Mi 10i 5G gets an immersive 120 Hz display, however, that is an LCD panel and not a Super AMOLED screen which nowadays, even Redmi Note devices offer.
Big and Bulky – The new Mi 10i 5G is a big and bulky smartphone. It has a thickness of 9 mm and this 5G smartphone weighs 214.5 grams.
Average Secondary Cameras – The Mi 10i 5G has an impressive 108 MP primary camera, however, its other camera sensors are almost useless as they offer average performance.
MIUI Software Issues – Finally, the last con of this smartphone is the infamous MIUI issues. The Mi 10i 5G runs on Android v11 with MIUI 12. The user interface needs more refinement and it gets bloatware too.
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