Xiaomi offers three smartphones under its Mi branding in India. These include the Mi 10, Mi 10T and Mi 10T Pro with the first arriving in May last year and the latter two debuting in October. The Chinese brand has now introduced a new device called Mi 10i in the country.
The Mi 10i is a Made in India device and as per Xiaomi, has been customised for Indian users by the product team. The latest offering is actually a rebranded version of Mi 10T Lite that was modified and launched in China as the Redmi Note 9 Pro 5G.
Mi 10i specifications and features
The Mi 10i sports a centre-aligned punch-hole display measuring 6.67-inches. It bears FHD+ resolution with a 120Hz refresh rate screen and support for HDR10. The device is also Widevine L1 certified for streaming HD content on Netflix and Prime Video. The front and back panel of the smartphone is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 5. The Mi 10i features a side-mounted fingerprint scanner and is IP53 splash-proof.
In the imaging department, the Mi 10i comes with a circular camera module on the back. It houses four sensors consisting of a 108MP Samsung HM2 primary lens, 8MP ultra-wide unit, 2MP macro shooter and a 2MP depth snapper. The device features a 16MP front-facing selfie camera. The smartphone packs various camera-related modes that include pro mode, RAW, HDR, night mode 2.0, 4K video recording and more.
Under the hood, the Mi 10i houses a Snapdragon 750G processor with an integrated X52 modem for 5G connectivity. It packs up to 8GB RAM and 128GB internal storage. The smartphone is backed by a 4,820mAh battery unit and ships with a bundled 33W fast charger in the box. The Mi 10i runs MIUI 12 based on Android 10.
Connectivity options on the Mi 10i include USB-C port, WiFi, Bluetooth 5.0, 5G, 4G, dual-frequency (L1+L5) GPS, IR Blaster and dual stereo speakers with 3.5mm jack.
Mi 10i price in India
The Mi 10i has been priced at Rs 20,999 for the base 6GB + 64GB variant. The 6GB + 128GB and 8GB + 256GB configurations at priced at Rs 21,999 and Rs 23,999 respectively. The smartphone is offered in Midnight Black, Atlantic Blue and Pacific Sunrise colours. It will be available for purchase on Amazon starting January 7th for Prime members and will go on open sale from January 8th at 12 noon. ICICI Bank card holders can avail flat Rs 2,000 instant discount on the purchase.