Xiaomi launched a Flagship smartphone named Mi 10 5G. Mi 10 5G was released in India on May 8. Mi 10 5G is priced at Indian Rupees In India @ 49,999 for 8GB + 128GB Base Variant.
Mi 10 5G features the Snapdragon chip from Qualcomm named SD 865 which is available on Blackshark 3, Find X2 Pro too. This chip is made of 7nm LPP (Low Power Plus) FinFet process. this processor is divided into 3 parts; the first part features 3 x A77 High power cores which are clocked at 2.42GHz, The second part features 4 x A55 high powered cores that are clocked at 1.8GHz and Third Part consists of an A77 Single core which is clocked at 2.84GHZ. It has Adreno 650 GPU which increases its work by 20% compared to SD 855 the last Flagship processor from Qualcomm. It has a 5G Modem which 5G Ready for Future Use. Coming to the AI Department it does not have Ai built in the processor, it has AI Optimizations which helps in AI Capabilities.
I will divide the review into pros & cons. Let’s see quick specs of Mi 10 5G and Jump into the review.
Mi 10 5G
- 6.67” Full HD+ Super AMOLED Display With 90Hz refresh Rate
- Snapdragon 865 CPU
- Adreno 650 GPU
- 8 & 12GB LPDDR5x Ram
- 128 & 256 GB Internal Storage
- Camera: Rear 108MP f/1.7, PDAF, OIS (Main) + 13MP f/2.4, 13mm (ultrawide Angle)+ 2MP f/2.4 (Macro) + 2MP f/2.4 (Depth), 4K UHD video Capture,
- 20MP f/2.0 front camera
- 4780mAH battery with 30W fast charging support / 30W Wireless Charging & 5W Reverse Wireless charging
- Android 10 with MiUI 11 on top
- Dolby Atmos / Stereo Speakers
- IP53 Water & Dust Resistance
- In-Display fingerprint scanner / Volte / Dual-band GPS
- WiFi / Bluetooth 5.0 / USB – C
6.67” Full HD+ Fluid AMOLED Screen :
Here in Display Department, Mi 10 5G Features an Excellent Full HD AMOLED panel Notchless Edge screen. the colors are vibrant and enjoyable, viewing angles are also Excellent. There are No issues & problems with screen quality. It is very bright to see in direct sunlight. there is also Support to View HDR 10+.
It has 90 Hz Refresh rate Display Which is good For a Mi Smartphone.
Stereo Speaker and Headphone Jack:
In Mi 10 5G, Xiaomi Used the traditional Stereo Speaker System and it is Much louder. we can see this traditional Stereo Speaker System in Mi 10 Pro 5G Smartphone also. these speakers are supported by Dolby DTS X Sound technology (Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby Atmos) tuned with 7.1 Channel which helps to get clear sound output from the mobile speaker.
Coming to USB-C jack and earphones, the USB-C provided with an Optimized and clear sound with Software Support like Dolby Audio. the headphones are not present in the Box Due to Competitive pricing. but with some good pair headphones for listening to music and for taking voice calls clearly.
Build Quality :
Mi 10 5G is Build with a 6000 Series Aluminium Frame on the side on Back & Front of the Device Is Protected with Corning Gorilla Glass 5. it provides a good look and feels Because it is made with 6000 Series Aluminium and Glass. There are no issues of creakiness with the build quality. Mi 10 5G well built and the bezels are shrunk down to place a 6.44″ Fluid Amoled screen. The Mi 10 5G Very thin and it is About 8.9 mm.
In-Display Fingerprint scanner:
Mi 10 5G Features an In-Display mounted fingerprint sensor which is present on the Bottom Front of the phone. By performance, it is fast and very accurate to recognize the fingerprint of the user.
Mi 10 5G has a face unlock feature. It works Nice in Normal Conditions Very Quickly and And Securely but in Night Conditions it will work 40% Screen brightness to recognize the user.
Mi 10 5G feels A bit Heavy with a 6.67″ Screen and 4780 mAh battery equipped. The weight balance is done well on the device though it is Made Up of 6000 Series Aluminum and Glass On Front and Back of the Device.
My Mi 10 Pro 5G lasted a Full Working day with heavy usage and at the end of the day, I had 26% of charge left in the phone which is good for a 4780 mAH Battery. We got 5.5 to 5.7 Hours of Sot( Screen on time) on using Mobile data which is good. you will get above 6hr Battery life if you use Continuously on WiFi. The ideal drain of Mi 10 5G is very low. The 30W charging makes a difference and charges the phone in 72min which is a bit good.
We Can Charge this Smartphone Wirelessly With 30W Fast charging. Any Was this is Good. We can charge the Any gadgets through 5W Reverse charging.
MiUi 11 Based On Android 10 :
Here the Mi 10 5G comes with the MiUI 11 Based on Android 10. We can see Dual apps and other features in this UI Android 10. We can Also see the unnecessary apps that are wasting Ram on the phone Better To UnInstall Them. By having Colour OS we can not Expect 2 years of Android Version Upgrades and 3 years of security updates on Mi 10 5G Which is Bad Thing.
My Mi 10 5G managed to do day to day tasks very well. There are no issues and problems with the UI. There are no heating issues with Mi 10 5G. It Feels a bit warm In Outdoor Conditions While Recording 4K Videos and Gaming, But From Inside it will be cool Due to Cooling System. You can see CPU Throttling While Gaming.
Ram Management :
Ram Management is done very well on this Mi 10 5G device. it features 8 / 12 GB ram variants and I did not notice any lags with the 8GB Ram device and there is no reloading of apps on this Mi 10 5G. The multitasking experience is good.
Coming to Gaming, we played Asphalt 9 & PUBG at the highest graphics setting without lags & frame drops in the game. this Snapdragon 865 Processor is very suitable for heavy gaming. Mi 10 5G has UFS 3.0 Storage System, with the Elgato Game Capture card we can stream & Record the Games.
in Mi 10 5G, Out of 128GB, 256GB Storage, we get 242 or 498GB With Google Account Included. Mi 10 Pro 5G 8GB Model Comes With UFS 3.0 a faster Storage option To transfer data, Load Apps, And Games fastly.
Call Quality :
The Call quality on Mi 10 5G is outstanding and there are no issues with cellular call quality. We have taken long calls in a day, and the other party doesn’t complain about call quality. The earpiece is present in Top Bezel Which Acts as a Stereo Speaker Too. In Mi 10 5G the Calls are very clear through the Loudspeaker.
Coming to the Camera Department, Mi 10 5G features a Quad Camera setup on the back of the device and a Single camera on the front of the device. They work perfectly in Mi 10 5G. let’s divide the cameras and look at the performance of them
108MP Primary Camera:
the 108MP main Camera With PDAF, Laser AF, OIS is Awesome and features a Fixed Aperture of F/1.7. The daylight pictures are excellent and contain good details Which are near to natural photos. Exposure is in control with an Awesome Dynamic range to take good pictures in Daylight or Good lighting conditions. When the Light is More it cannot Control the Exposure and We will Get Brighter images. In low light conditions, the images are very Very clear and Extremely Sharp without noise and the exposure is good.
13MP Ultra Wide Angle Camera:
the 13MP ultra-wide-angle lens on Mi 10 5G does an Awesome job in good lighting conditions and features a Fixed Aperture of F/2.4. it captures a much wider picture in a 108˚ field of view with Good details Which is Slightly Lower than the Main Camera. exposure also control with a good dynamic range. In low lighting conditions, the pictures from the 13MP camera have a bit of noise in pictures.
3. Macro Camera: Mi 10 5G has A 2MP macro Camera of F/2.4 Which Allows You to Capture Macro Shots From a Distance of 4 Cm. The Quality Of the Image is Pretty Good.
4. Depth Camera: the 2MP Depth Camera on Mi 10 5G with F/2.4 works does a good job in Day & low lighting conditions. it captures pictures with good portrait Effect.
Video recording can be done up to 8k@60fps .the video footage has excellent Colours with good sharpness and with a bit of decent dynamic range. Taking a Look on Stabilization, Stabilization is Very good at 8k @60fps recording.
You can record 4k@ 30 / 60fps .the video footage has Good Colors with good sharpness and with a bit of decent dynamic range. In terms of Stabilization, Mi 10 5G Video Footage Has remained UnShakey good at 4k @60fps.
in 1080P@ 30 / 60fps, the video has Good Colors with good sharpness and with a bit of decent dynamic range. Coming To the Stabilization, it is good at 4k @60fps And 1080p FHD recording Due to Optical & Electronic Image Stabilization.
You Can Record 4K @ 2160fps video quality in the low night Mode is good with good Sharpness and Decent Dynamic range.
G Cam Pictures are Mind-Blowing And Exposure And Sharpness are in Control in Both Front and Back Cameras.
G Cam Mod Link:
- Go to the File Manager app > Internal Storage > Copy the XML file into the GCam/Configs7. (If not available, create the folder)
- Open the GCam app > go to the Camera Settings (More).
- Now, double-tap on the dark area around the camera shutter button.
- Select XML Config file > Tap on Restore.
- That’s it.
Selfie camera :
Mi 10 5G has a 20MPselfie camera with a large 1/3″ Sensor size and 80˚ field of view. it has a fixed aperture of F/2.0 the Picture quality is good and captures pictures in a Wide view in good lighting conditions.
This single camera can be used to take portraits images from the front with the Help of Artificial Intelligence.
in 1080P@ 30fps, the video has Good Colors with good sharpness and with a bit of decent dynamic range. Coming To the Stabilization, it is good at 1080P@30fps And 1080p FHD recording Due to Electronic Image Stabilization.
- Extreme Glass body with a Splash Resistant Coating
- Smooth 90 Hz AMOLED Panel With Great Quality
- Flagship hardware With SD 865
- Best Under Display Fingerprint sensor
- Outstanding photo & Video quality In day and night.
- Awesome Battery Life & Superfast Charging with 30W Charger, Full Charging in 72 Min
- Awesome Quality Stereo Speakers
- splash resistant.
- No IP68 Water and Dust resistance
- Telephoto Camera Is Not in Use and Crops Image From the Main Camera
- No 3.5mm jack
- Good Selfie camera Smartphones Available in the Market For the Same Price
Who can Get Mi 10 5G SmartPhone view:
If you want a True Flagship Phone with Good 90Hz AMOLED Full HD+ screen, with Snapdragon 865 processor and 30W Wired fast charging 20MP Front Camera, Quad Rear Camera Setup and 5G connectivity then you can go with Mi 10 5G SmartPhone. If you want the Same Full-Screen Design Smartphone then
- Samsung S20+
- iPhone 11
- Pixel 4 and if you want better hardware with awesome cameras Within a Higher Price Range then
- Oppo Find X2
- Realme X50 Pro 5G
- Oneplus 8
- IQOO 3 can be your Alternatives to Mi 10 5G
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