Xiaomi launched a T Flagship smartphone named Mi 10T. Mi 10T was released in India in the month of October. Mi 10T is priced at Indian Rupees In India @ 35,999 for 6GB + 128GB Base Variant & 37,999 for 8GB + 128GB Variant
Mi 10T 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 10T and Jump into the review.
Mi 10T Specs
- 6.67” Full HD+ IPS LCD Display with 144Hz Refresh Rate & HDR 10+ Support
- Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 CPU
- Adreno 650 GPU
- 6/ 8GB LPDDR4 Ram
- 128GB Internal Storage Storage, Expandable up to 512 GB Via Micro – SD Card.
- Camera : Rear 64MP f/1.7, PDAF, OIS (Main) + 13MP f/2.4, 13mm (ultrawide) + 5MP f/2.4 (Macro) Camera
- 20MP f/2.2 MP front camera
- 5000 mAH battery with 33W fast charging
- Android 10 with MiUi 12 on top
- Side Fingerprint scanner / Volte / AKG Tuned Stereo Speakers
- WiFi / Bluetooth 5.0 / USB – C
6.67” Full HD+ Fluid IPS LCD Screen :
Here in Display Department, Mi 10T Features an Excellent Full HD IPS LCD 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 144 Hz Refresh rate Display Which is good For a Mi Smartphone. In the screen the Refresh Rate Will Vary From 30Hz to 144Hz ( 30Hz/48Hz/50Hz/60Hz/90Hz/120Hz/144Hz ) Depending On the content. you can Manually Switch Between 60Hz/90Hz/144Hz refresh rate. There also Support for MEMC Which Makes Display More Interesting.
Stereo Speaker and Headphone Jack:
In Mi 10T, Xiaomi Used the traditional Stereo Speaker System and it is Much louder. we can see this traditional Stereo Speaker System in Mi 10T Pro 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 10T 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 10T well built and the bezels are shrunk down to place a 6.44″ Fluid Amoled screen. The Mi 10T Very thin and it is About 8.9 mm.
Side Fingerprint scanner:
Mi 10T Features an Side mounted fingerprint sensor which is present on the Side of the phone. By performance, it is fast and very accurate to recognize the fingerprint of the user.
Mi 10T 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 10T feels A bit Heavy with a 6.67″ Screen and 5000 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 10T lasted a Full Working day with heavy usage and at the end of the day, I had 24% of charge left in the phone which is good for a 5000 mAH Battery. We got 5.6 Hours of Sot( Screen on time) on using Mobile data which is good. you will get 6hr Battery life if you use Continuously on WiFi. The ideal drain of Mi 10T is very low. The 33W charging makes a difference and charges the phone in 72min which is a bit good.
MiUi 11 Based On Android 10 :
Here the Mi 10T comes with the MiUI 12 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 10T Which is Bad Thing.
My Mi 10T 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 10T. 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.
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 10T has UFS 3.0 Storage System, with the Elgato Game Capture card we can stream & Record the Games.
Ram Management :
Ram Management is done very well on this Mi 10T device. it features 6 / 8 GB ram variants and I did not notice any lags with the 6GB Ram device and there is no reloading of apps on this Mi 10T. The multitasking experience is good.
in Mi 10T, Out of 128GB, 256GB Storage, we get 242 or 498GB With Google Account Included. Mi 10T 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 10T 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 10T the Calls are very clear through the Loudspeaker.
Coming to the Camera Department, Mi 10T features a a Triple Camera setup on the back of the device and a Single camera on the front of the device. They work perfectly in Mi 10T. 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 10T 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 10T 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.
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 10T 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.
- Good Unique Glass body with a Splash Resistant Coating
- Smooth 144 Hz IPS LCD Panel With Awesome Quality
- MEMC Support Makes Sense in the Display
- Flagship hardware With SD 865
- Best Side Mounted Fingerprint sensor
- Outstanding photo & Video quality In day and night.
- Remarkable Battery Life & Superfast Charging with 33W Charger, Full Charging in 72 Min
- Awesome Quality Stereo Speakers
- splash resistant.
- IPS LCD Screen
- No IP68 Water and Dust resistance
- No 3.5mm jack
Who can Get Mi 10T SmartPhone view:
If you want a True Flagship Phone with Good 144Hz IPS LCD Full HD+ screen, with Snapdragon 865 processor and 33W Wired fast charging 20MP Front Camera, Triple Rear Camera Setup and 5G connectivity then you can go with Mi 10T SmartPhone. If you want the Same Full-Screen Design Smartphone then
- Samsung Galaxy S20 FE
- iPhone 11
- Pixel 4a and if you want better hardware with awesome cameras Within a Higher Price Range then
- Oppo Find X2
- Realme X7 Pro
- Oneplus 8T
- Realme X3 Superzoom
- IQOO 3 can be your Alternatives to Mi 10 5G
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