Xiaomi Mi 10i Review – The Best Mid-Range Smartphone in India

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Whether you are looking for a new phone, or a new tablet, the Xiaomi Mi 10i is a good choice. It is packed with many features and is one of the most affordable phones on the market. In fact, it is the first phone to receive an AnTuTu score of 100. It also comes with an impressive battery life and a display that is great for watching videos. It’s also available in two different colors, silver, and black.

Display

Despite being a mid-range phone, the Display of the Xiaomi Mi 10i is quite impressive. It sports a 6.67-inch FHD+ LCD panel with a 120Hz refresh rate and adaptive AdaptiveSync.

The display of the Xiaomi Mi 10i is one of the better LCD panels found on mid-range smartphones. It has an HDR-certified display, Widevine L1 certification, and supports HDR10+. The display is IPS LCD with a 20:9 aspect ratio. It also has a pixel density of 1080 pixels per inch (PPI) and a 9-to-1 pixel binned output.

The display of the Xiaomi Mi 10i has slick glass front and back. It also sports a 108-megapixel sensor. It also has a fingerprint sensor on the front, along with a combination of power and volume button. The phone is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G SoC.

Battery life

Considering that Xiaomi has announced its new Mi 10i smartphone, they are also taking the necessary steps to improve its battery life. The phone is packed with a 4820 mAh battery that can last for 2 days if you are not using the phone extensively. The display on the phone is also HDR 10 compliant and can change between 30Hz to 120Hz automatically.

The smartphone also includes a 108MP primary camera. The phone also comes with dual stereo speakers that deliver excellent sound output. It also includes a side-mounted fingerprint scanner, a 3.5mm headphone jack, and an IR blaster. The screen on the phone is a 6.67-inch FHD+ LCD screen with a smooth 120Hz refresh rate.

Another thing that the Mi 10i has is a dot-style notch on the top of the screen. It also has a LED notification light inside the top speaker grill. The phone is also IP53 rated, which means it can protect your phone from dust and water.

Camera

Among the latest smartphone in the Indian market, the Xiaomi Mi 10i has been touted to have a 108-megapixel camera. However, the megapixel count alone is not enough to deliver great photos. Especially, if you want to take pictures in low light.

The camera of the Xiaomi Mi 10i is a powerful one, and it is definitely an improvement over the one on the Mi 10. The new sensor has a pixel size of 0.7mm, which is more than the 1.4mm on the Mi 10.

Xiaomi Mi 10i’s camera is also an upgrade, as it is now armed with a dual-LED dual-tone flash. Additionally, the camera features gyro-EIS. The images from this camera are not only crisp but are packed with details. The images are also free from purple fringing.

AnTuTu score

Despite its bulky build and price, the Xiaomi Mi 10i is a strong contender in the mid-range segment. It comes with a powerful spec sheet and convenient features. It’s also one of the best value-for-money products in the market.

The Xiaomi Mi 10i is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G SoC. It features octa-core Kryo 570 cores. It also features an Adreno 619 graphic processor. The chipset has a 1.8GHz base clock.

The AnTuTu score of the Xiaomi Mi 10i is 329,661 points. This score is a combination of the single-core and multi-core metrics. The score is a median of all data submitted by the device.

The AnTuTu score for the Xiaomi Mi 10i is a good indication of how well the phone performs under load. The CPU and GPU scores are very strong.

Price

OnePlus may have the flagship, but at Rs 21,999, the Xiaomi Mi 10i is the cheapest and best mid-range smartphone in India. If you want a smartphone with a super-stunning display, great cameras, and a massive battery, you should probably give the Mi 10i a try.

The best thing about the Mi 10i is its 108 MP primary camera sensor. The sensor features a 2.1-micron pixel size and f/1.75 aperture, which helps it take 600 pictures in 60 seconds. However, the Mi 10i is missing out on a few features such as optical image stabilization.

The aforementioned camera is also good for making videos. The camera module is slim and easy to clean. However, it may experience some frame drops.