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Xiaomi Mi 10T 5G | Is it truly a flagship killer?

xiaomi mi 10t 5g

Xiaomi is best known for its flagship killer phones. This year Xiaomi introduced a new flagship killer phone, Xiaomi Mi 10T 5G. The Xiaomi Mi 10T has the fastest screen refresh rate (144hz) compared to any other Xiaomi smartphone.

Is Xiaomi Mi 10T really a flagship killer phone of this year? Let’s find out.

Build

The Xiaomi Mi 10T 5G has a typical flagship phone’s built, glass back and aluminum frame. The phone looks and feels premium. The finishing on the Xiaomi Mi 10T 5G is really good. The weight is equally distributed around the body so it feels good in hands.

Performance

The Xiaomi Mi 10T 5G is packed with Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 and Adreno 650. The chipset is very powerful and can easily handle any CPU-intensive task.

Xiaomi Mi 10T 5G comes in two variants, 6/128GB and 8/128GB. With given 8GB ram multitasking can be done without any performance issues.

Camera

Rear Camera

Xiaomi Mi 10T 5G has a triple camera setup. The main 64MP wide camera takes a sharp picture with good image resolution, the 13MP ultrawide camera gives a decent wide-angled picture but its not as wide as other phones, and the 5MP macro camera is great for taking portrait pictures and good enough for taking macro pictures.

The phone can film in 8K 30FPS, 4K 60FPS, and  1080p@30/60/120/240/960 fps using rear camera.

Selfie Camera

The punch hole 20MP selfie camera is placed on the top left, while viewing content it is less likely to be noticed. The front-facing camera is capable of taking HDR pictures.

The phone can film in 1080p@30fps and 720p@120fps using front facing camera.

Display

Xiaomi Mi 10T has an impressive 6.67 inches,144Hz FHD IPS display. The screen can get as bright as 500nits as on paper. The phone can adjust its refresh rate according to the content on the screen, The display can get as low as 30fps. It is an IPS panel so the colors are not as accurate as of the AMOLED displays. The screen is protected with Gorilla Glass 5.

Battery

The new Xiaomi Mi 10T and Mi 10T Pro are already official and arrive  together with a Mi 10T Lite - xiaomist

Xiaomi Mi 10T has a massive 5000mAh battery which will easily last a day and a half. The 144Hz screen and the 5000mAh battery make a perfect duo. The phone also supports 33W fast charging.

Speakers

The phone has hybrid stereo speakers. The bottom loudspeaker and earpiece speaker work together for loud and stereo sound. The output is loud and clear, but the speakers definitely need some work done, previous year’s flagship phones sound better than the Xiaomi Mi 10T.

Pros

Xiaomi Mi 10T comes with its own Android skin, MIUI. The phone comes with the new MIUI 12 installed which is based on Android 10. There are lots of extra features Xiaomi provides that stock android doesn’t.

We can use the front-facing camera and the rare camera at the same time. We can change the cameras while recording, this is a very unique feature made especially for vloggers and streamers.

The phone has side mounted finger print scanner which works super fast.

Cons

The haptic feedback while typing is not the best. The whole phone vibrates instead of just keyboard.

The display is an IPS panel, the colors aren’t as bright or vibrant as an AMOLED display.

Xiaomi Mi 10T Specifications

  • Device name: Xiaomi Mi 10T
  • Dimension: 165.1 x 76.4 x 9.3 mm
  • Build: Glass front (Gorilla Glass 5), glass back (Gorilla Glass 5), aluminum frame
  • Display: 6.67 inches, IPS LCD, 144Hz
  • Resolution: 1080 x 2400 pixels
  • Memory: 128GB 6GB RAM, 128GB 8GB RAM
  • Chipset: Qualcomm Snapdragon 865
  • GPU: Adreno 650
  • Camera:
    • Main Camera:
      • 64 MP, f/1.9, 26mm (wide)
      • 13 MP, f/2.4, 123˚ (ultrawide)
      • 5 MP, f/2.4, (macro)\
      • Video: 8K@30fps, 4K@30/60fps, 1080p@30/60/120/240/960fps
    • Selfie Camera:
      • 20 MP, f/2.2, 27mm (wide)
      • Video: 1080p@30fps, 720p@120fps
  • Fingerprint scanner: Fingerprint (side-mounted)
  • SIM: Dual SIM (5G supported)

Mi 10T price in Nepal

As in Nepal, we can expect Mi 10T price in Nepal to be around NPR. 80,000. For the price, it can give tough competition to flagships from Samsung and Mi themselves.

Model NamePrice In Nepal(Expected)
Mi 10T (6/128GB)NPR. 80,000
Mi 10T (8/128GB)NPR.87,000

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