The launch of Mi 10T is supposed to cater to the requirements of a range of people, including photography buffs, gamers, and movie enthusiasts. Xiaomi has equipped the Mi 10T with the latest technologies, providing a premium experience, and is one of the affordable 5G smartphones in the market. The Mi 10T, a successor to the Mi 10, performs exceptionally just like the Mi 10, but it comes with a lower price tag and has comparatively long-lasting battery life. Unlike its predecessor, the Mi 10T has a flat display with a higher refresh rate, making it highly responsive and consequently smoother. Proceeding to photo and video quality, the cameras help in producing perfect portraits as well as movie quality video contents. The features that make this phone valuable is not limited to the ones mentioned above. Here is a detailed look at everything that makes Xiaomi Mi 10T the best pick.
The Mi 10T is designed in a way it can offer a big-screen experience as well as effortless handling. It is encased in an aluminum frame and is protected by Gorilla Glass 5 on the front and the back. The frame is curved to the sides ensuring a comfortable grip. On the front, a 20MP punch-hole camera is placed at the top left corner of the display. A rectangular module on the rear incorporates the 64MP+13MP+5MP triple camera, an LED flash, and an ambient light sensor. The bezel of the rear camera protrudes a bit, which can be resolved using a back case. The volume buttons and the power button, which doubles as the fingerprint reader is located on the right side of the phone. On the top, an IR emitter and a secondary microphone is placed. The SIM card tray, USB Type-C port, and a speaker are at the bottom of the phone.
The Mi 10T comes equipped with a 6.67-inch LCD with 2400 x 1080 FHD+ resolution offering a typical contrast ratio of 1500:1 and a maximum brightness of 650 nits. What makes the display exceptional is the 7 stages of refresh rates ranging from 30Hz to a maximum of 144Hz. The AdaptiveSync technology assists in adjusting the refresh rate based on the requirement, instead of maintaining a fixed refresh rate. The display adopts the 144Hz refresh rate when scrolling or gaming, ensuring a smoother scrolling and a better gaming experience. In terms of video-viewing, the Mi 10T integrates Motion Estimation, Motion Compensation (MEMC) technology, which inserts additional frames in low-frame-rate content, increasing frame rate up to 60fps, therefore, improving the fluidity of videos. In addition, the display features Reading Mode 3.0 and Sunlight Display 3.0 for improved indoor and outdoor viewing experiences. The Reading Mode 3.0 assumes paper texture offering eye protection and a customized reading experience, while the Sunlight Display 3.0 increases the contrast for enhanced outdoor viewing. There is a 360° ambient light sensor as well, that effectively adjusts the screen brightness by sensing light from all around the phone. The outperforming display is protected by Triple Corning Gorilla Glass 5.
The Mi 10T incorporates one of the best 5G chipsets, the Qualcomm Snapdragon 865, which uses the X55 modem for lightning-fast 5G connectivity. The processor with an Octa-Core CPU and Qualcomm Adreno 650 GPU makes gaming in the Mi 10T irresistible. Besides, the improved AI performance of the processor promises an out of the ordinary flagship experience. In terms of UI, the Mi 10T operates on MIUI 12 based on Android 10, ensuring a more interactive user interface. Moreover, the device packs 6GB of RAM or an optional 8GB RAM and a UFS 3.1 Flash Storage providing outstanding read and write speeds over various operations.
The triple rear camera consists of a 64MP high-resolution main camera featuring a Sony IMX682 sensor, a 13MP ultra wide-angle camera with 123° field of view, and a 5MP macro camera capable of operating in the range of 2 to 10 centimeters. The rear camera provides excellent photography features with six long exposure modes letting you capture a moving crowd to even the star trails. Then there is the photo cloning feature that captures four versions of the subject in a single shot, and the Timed Burst feature that snaps photos with a time gap which can also be turned into a video. Besides, the camera supports Night Mode, Raw Mode, and a variety of AI features making it incredible. Moreover, the camera supports video recording up to 8K, slow motion recording up to 1080p, Video Clone that lets record two versions of oneself, and ShootSteady for stabilized videos helping create movie quality content.
Getting to the front, the Mi 10T sports a 20MP punch hole camera with Samsung S5K3T2. Just like the rear camera, the 20 MP front camera also comes equipped with photography features such as Night Mode and Timed Burst. Apart from that, the front camera features face recognition and other AI features. Further, the front camera supports video recording up to 1080p, slow motion recording up to 720p, and Time-lapse selfie video. Another feature to be highlighted is the Dual Video mode that records video through the front and back cameras simultaneously.
The Mi 10T incorporates a massive 5000 mAh battery, which provides enough power for a day of multitasking and gaming. Moreover, the device supports 33W wired dual-split fast charging and includes a 33W fast charger in the box. As a result, the phone can be charged to 50 percent in approximately 30 minutes, and a full charge is attained in around 1 hour.
The Mi 10T arrives in two classy color variants, Cosmic Black and Lunar Silver. As in storage, it comes in two more variants, one with 6GB of RAM and the other 8GB of RAM. Both the variants boast 128GB of internal storage.
Considering the Mi 10T's price tag, Xiaomi ensures a good deal without compromising much on the features. The 6GB+128GB variant of the Mi 10T is priced at Rs. 36,999. Spending approximately another Rs. 2000 can get you the 8GB+128GB variant. Whatever the case, a 5G smartphone delivering a flagship performance is assured.
To sum it all up, the Mi 10T is designed keeping in mind that the phone is to be handy despite offering a big screen. It offers a flat display that is intelligent enough to adjust refresh rates based on usage bringing in a smoother and responsive user interface. The phone performs exceptionally well with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 processor which is also capable of providing lightning speed 5G connectivity apart from making multitasking and gaming remarkable. Speaking of the cameras, the Mi 10T does a great job in capturing those moments that matter as it is. What's more, the massive battery can easily handle a day of usage. The Mi 10T is a real bargain if you are looking for a flagship performance plus value for money. If you have plans to go for it, you can order your Mi 10T from myG online and get it delivered within 24 hours. Alternatively, you could grab it from myG retail stores.