Xiaomi Mi 10 Youth Edition goes official with 50X Zoom
Xiaomi launched a new smartphone today in China named the Mi 10 Youth Edition, and it is basically the Mi 10 Lite (already official in Europe) but with a few extra features. First, the Xiaomi Mi 10 Youth Edition is a 5G device just like the Mi 10 Lite, but there is an impressive 5X Optical Zoom, thanks to a periscope camera on the rear.
XIAOMI MI 10 YOUTH EDITION – DESIGN & SPECIFICATIONS
The design remains the same as the Mi 10 Lite, i.e., a Quad camera setup on the rear placed on the top left, and a display with U-shaped notch on the front. The USB Type-C port is on the bottom whereas the 3.5mm headphone jack is on the top. There are five color options – Black, White, Orange, Green, and a Blue-Green Gradient.
There is a 6.57-inch Samsung AMOLED panel on the front with Full-HD+ resolution and 180Hz touch-sampling rate. There is a fingerprint scanner underneath the screen. This screen supports HDR10/HDR10+ playback & has the TÜV Rheinland Certification. For protection, there is Corning Gorilla Glass 5 on top.
It is a mid-range device and features the Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G SOC which comes with an integrated 5G modem. So, the phone supports 5G Networks. Xiaomi Mi 10 Youth Edition comes with 6/8GB LPDDR4X RAM and 64/128/256GB UFS 2.1 storage. There is a 4,160mAh battery underneath, and the phone supports 22.5W Fast Charging.
Coming to the camera setup, there are Quad cameras on the rear that include a primary 48 Megapixel camera with f/1.79 aperture lens, an 8 Megapixel Periscope Telephoto camera with 5X Optical Zoom, 50X Digital Zoom and OIS, an 8 Megapixel ultrawide camera, and a macro camera. The rear camera can shoot 4K 30fps videos. On the front, there is a 16 Megapixel camera for selfies.
Finally, Android 10 runs out of the box with MIUI 11 running on top.
XIAOMI MI 10 YOUTH EDITION – PRICING & AVAILABILITY
Mi 10 Youth Edition comes in five colors and here is the pricing for China –
6GB + 64GB – 2,099 Yuan ($296)
6GB + 128GB – 2,299 Yuan ($325)
8GB + 128GB – 2,499 Yuan ($353)
8GB + 256GB – 2,799 Yuan ($395)
The first sale is set to happen on May 4th in China.