After a long period of waiting, Xiaomi is all set to launch its first 5G in India. It has confirmed the launch of the Mi 10 5G flagship smartphone in the country on 8 May.
In a recent tweet, Xiaomi revealed that the launch will be an online-only live stream that will take place on Xiaomi’s YouTube channel. The Xiaomi Mi 10 pre-bookings will also start on the same day, ensuring compliance with the restriction due to the yet-to-be-contained pandemic. Pre-orders for the smartphone will also begin at 2 pm on the same day. Xiaomi is also offering a Mi Wireless power bank worth Rs 2,499 for free to every customer who pre-orders the phone.
Xiaomi Mi 10 5G: Specifications
As per the Amazon listing, the Xiaomi Mi 10 5G will feature a 6.67-inch Super AMOLED screen with FHD+ resolution. The curved display is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 5.
Mi 10 5G is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 SoC along with Adreno 650 GPU. The phone is expected to launch in three storage variants. These are two 8GB RAM variants with either 128GB or 256GB storage options. The third variant features 12GB RAM and 256GB storage.
The Mi 10 5G has a main 108-megapixel camera sensor, accompanied by a 13-megapixel ultrawide sensor and two 2-megapixel sensors for depth sensing and macro mode. The phone can record 8K videos as well. On the front is a 20-megapixel single camera that can shoot up to 1080p video.
There is a 4,780mAh battery on the smartphone along with support for 30W fast wired charging and 30W fast wireless charging. Besides this, the phone also supports reverse wireless charging at 5W.
Xiaomi Mi 10 5G pricing in India
The Mi 10 5G will be the expensive phone sold by Xiaomi in India. In a tweet, Xiaomi India Managing Director Manu Kumar Jain revealed that
the increase in GST along with the depreciating value of the Indian Rupee will affect the pricing of the Mi 10 5G.