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Xiaomi Mi 10 India Launch Highlights: Mi 10 5G price starts at Rs 49,999 in India; details inside

Xiaomi Mi 10 India Launch Highlights: Xiaomi has launched its Mi 10 5G smartphone along with its Mi Box 4K along with Mi True Wireless Earphones 2 in India.

Written by Karanveer Singh Arora | New Delhi | Updated: May 8, 2020 7:22:05 pm
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Xiaomi Mi 10 India Launch Highlights: After a long wait Xiaomi has finally announced its Mi 10 flagship smartphone in India today. If you missed the launch event, you can still watch it online on Xiaomi’s YouTube channel or its social media channels.

Will consumers pay Rs 50,000 for Xiaomi’s Mi 10 in India?

Xiaomi launched the Mi 10 at a starting price of Rs 49,999. Additionally, the company has also announced Mi Wireless charger at Rs 2299 (special price: 1,999), Mi Box 4K at Rs 3,499, and Mi True Wireless Earphones 2, Xiaomi’s first wireless earphones in the country. Earphones are priced at Rs 4,499 (introductory price: Rs 3,999).

In the past, Mi flagship phones didn’t receive a good response from Indian consumers like its other affordable phones. It could be possibly due to the expensive price tag if the flagship devices and consumers associating Xiaomi with “affordability”. But this time, Xiaomi India Managing Director Manu Jain is assured that with the Mi 10 the company will be able to change the mindset.

Also Read: Xiaomi Mi 10 5G vs OnePlus 8 Pro: Which flagship smartphone should you buy?

The India variant is the Mi 10 could be similar to the global variant with Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 SoC, 5G support, quad rear camera setup, and more.

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Xiaomi Mi 10 India Launch Highlights: Mi 10 5G price starts at Rs 49,999 in India; details inside

15:12 (IST)08 May 2020
Xiaomi Mi 10 5G vs OnePlus 8 Pro

The main competitor, Xiaomi Mi 10 5G will be going up against in India would be the OnePlus 8 Pro. Both the devices will be made available for sale on May 11. Here's how both the devices compare to each other on the basis of specifications.

13:18 (IST)08 May 2020
Did you miss the live launch event? Don't worry

Did you miss Xiaomi's live launch event, where it launched its Mi 10 5G flagship smartphone along with the Mi 30W wireless charger, Mi True Wireless earphones 2 and Mi Box 4K? Don't worry you can still watch it in the embedded video below. If you want a quick summary of the event, just scroll down and read our live blog.

13:03 (IST)08 May 2020
Mi 10 launched in India: Price

Xiaomi has finally launched its Mi 10 flagship smartphone in India after four years of bringing no flagship devices to the country. It will be made available in two variants: 8GB RAM/128GB of storage and 8GB of RAM/256GB of internal storage priced at Rs 49,999 and Rs 54,999, respectively.

All people who pre-book the Mi 10 5G will get a Mi wireless power bank worth Rs 2,499 complementary along with the device. The company will also offer users no-cost EMI options on its online and offline platforms. HDFC customers will get a cashback of Rs 3,000.

12:46 (IST)08 May 2020
Xiaomi Mi 30W wireless charger launched in India

Xiaomi along with Mi 10 5G smartphone has launched its own Mi 30W wireless charger in India. It is priced at Rs 1,999 and will be made available on Mi.com at a later date. It sports a built-in cooling fan to ensure a cooler wireless charging process. The charger is a 30W Qi-certified wireless charger.

12:35 (IST)08 May 2020
Mi 10 launched in India: Details inside

Xiaomi Mi 10 5G sports a 6.67-inch AMOLED display with a 90Hz refresh rate. It is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 paired with an Adreno 650 GPU. The device comes with 8GB of RAM along with 128GB/256GB of internal storage. It runs Google's Android 10 operating system, with the company's own MIUI 11 skin on top. All of this is backed by a 4,780mAh battery with support for 30W fast wired charging and 30W fast wireless charging.

The device sports a quad-camera setup on the back consisting of a 108MP primary sensor paired with a 13MP ultra-wide angle lens, a 2MP depth sensor and a 2MP macro lens. On the front, it features a 20MP sensor for taking selfies.

Connectivity options include 5G, Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth 5.1, NFC, GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS, USB Type-C and more.

12:26 (IST)08 May 2020
Mi True Wireless earphones 2 launched

Xiaomi brings its first wireless earphones to the country today. Mi True Wireless earphones 2 launched in India alongside Mi Box 4K. The Mi True Wireless earphones offer sharp base, 14.2mm driver support, LHDC, Bluetooth version 5.0, stable wireless experience, smart dual noise-cancelling microphone, slip-proof design, solid battery and quick charging capability, the device lasts for 14 hours in a single charge, and quick gesture control. Mi True Wireless earphones 2 comes with MIUI software, works with other Android and iOS devices.

It will be available at an introductory price of Rs 3,999 on May 12 on mi.com and Amazon.

12:16 (IST)08 May 2020
Mi Box 4K announced: Details here

Xiaomi’s Raghu Reddy states that after the smartphones, the second-best category of Xiaomi products in India is Mi TV. The company has sold nearly 4 million in the last year. The company announced Mi Box 4K in India to take the TV experience to the next level.

With the Mi Box 4K lets users transform non-smart TV to a smart TV. It’s very easy to connect. It works for all kinds of TV. Mi Box 4K comes with HDR10, DOLBY audio, Android TV 9.0 out of the box, chrome cast built-in, Google Assistant support. It also comes with Data saver feature, HDMI2.0 port, USB 2.0, Bluetooth 4.2, digital out, support for a wide variety of video and audio format support, access to more than 5,000 apps on Google Play store.

Mi Box 4K will be available at Rs 3,499 starting May 11.

12:09 (IST)08 May 2020
More Mi products coming to India this year

Manu Jain starts the event by talking about how the coronavirus pandemic has affected the business. Jain also says that the company hasn’t laid off any employee in the country and are still together. He further shares that this year Xiaomi will launch many more Mi products in India. Xiaomi will launch some IoT devices in the country today including Mi Box, Mi wireless earphones. Stay tuned.

10:59 (IST)08 May 2020
Xiaomi Mi 10 India launch event begins

Only an hour to go for Xiaomi to begin its Mi 10 online launch event which will can be watched on YouTube. The Chinese smartphone manufacturer is bringing a flagship device to India after a long time. Company’s India head Manu Jain told indianexpress.com that he’s assured that Mi 10 will be as successful as the Redmi K20 series.

09:34 (IST)08 May 2020
Xiaomi Mi 10 to rival OnePlus 8

Speculation is rife that Xiaomi's Mi 10 might start at Rs 42,000 for the base version. This is means the Mi 10 will be squarely aimed at the OnePlus 8. Both phones come with premium designs and Snapdragon 865 processor under the hood. 

Xiaomi Mi 10 India Launch Highlights: Xiaomi has launched its Mi 10 5G smartphone along with its Mi Box 4K along with Mi True Wireless Earphones 2 in India.