In February, Xiaomi launched the Mi 10 Series in the Chinese market that includes the Xiaomi Mi 10 & Mi 10 Pro smartphones. Today the two phones were launched in the European market along with the Xiaomi Mi 10 Lite 5G which is a 5G mid-ranger from the brand. Interestingly, Xiaomi didn’t launch the ‘Lite’ version in China when it launched the Mi 10 series.
Before talking about the Mi 10 Lite 5G, let’s quickly recap what we already know about the Mi 10 & Mi 10 Pro. Both the phones feature a 6.67-inch OLED 90Hz panel with Full-HD+ resolution. Both have Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 5G SOC, LPDDR5 RAM & UFS 3.0 storage.
The camera setup is slightly different. The vanilla Mi 10 comes with a 108MP primary sensor with a 7P lens and OIS paired with a 13 Megapixel ultrawide camera, a 2 Megapixel macro and a 2 Megapixel depth sensor. The Mi 10 Pro, on the other hand, comes with a 108MP primary sensor with 8P Lens and OIS, a 20 Megapixel ultrawide camera, a 2X Telephoto lens, and an Ultra Tele lens with 10X Hybrid Optical Zoom.
The Xiaomi Mi 10 has a 4,780mAh battery with 30W fast charging while the Mi 10 Pro has a 4,500mAh battery with 50W fast charging. Both the phones support 30W Fast Wireless Charging & 10W reverse wireless charging.
XIAOMI MI 10 LITE 5G
Let’s talk about the Xiaomi Mi 10 Lite 5G now. It is a mid-range device hence features a mid-range SOC. It is the Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G SOC with an integrated 5G modem. There is an AMOLED display on the front with a U-shaped notch. It is a 6.57-inch Full-HD+ panel.
Underneath, there is a 4,160mAh battery with 20W fast charging via USB Type-C port.
On the rear, there is a 48 Megapixel Quad camera setup placed on the top left corner in rectangular camera setup. There is a 16 Megapixel selfie shooter. The phone will be available in 64GB or 128GB storage options.
Finally, talking about the European pricing, the Xiaomi Mi 10 Lite 5G is priced at €349 (€399 for 128GB variant) and would be available from early May. The price of Mi 10 starts at €799 whereas that of Mi 10 Pro at €999. So, it looks like Xiaomi is targeting the likes of OnePlus with its flagship Mi 10 series in the European market.