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Xiaomi Mi 10i India Launch: Price starts at Rs 20,999 for the base variant

Xiaomi Mi 10i Price in India, Specifications, Features Launch: The Mi 10i has been launched in India and its price starts from Rs 20,999. Here's everything you need to know about the latest Mi 10i 5G smartphone.

By: Tech Desk | New Delhi | Updated: January 5, 2021 3:29:40 pm
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Xiaomi Mi 10i Price in India, Specifications Launch: Xiaomi’s Mi 10i launch event has begun. The Mi 10i includes a 108MP primary camera and Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G processor. The Mi 10i is a rebranded version of Mi 10 Lite (global version). The phone has a quad-camera setup on the rear housed inside a circular camera module.

Mi 10i recorded a score of 652 on single-core and 2,004 on multi-core and 2,004 on multi-core. The phone has a 6.67-inch Full HD+ LCD display with a 120Hz refresh rate and 16MP front snapper along with a 4,820 mAh battery with support for 33W fast-charging. It has Corning Gorilla Glass 5 on the back and front of the device.

Must Read: Xiaomi Mi 10i 5G launched in India: Price, key features and a look at the camera samples

The Mi10i is set to go up against existing mid-range 5G phones like OnePlus Nord, Vivo V20 Pro, Moto G 5G and others. It will start at Rs 20,999 for the 6GB RAM and 64GB storage version. The 6GB RAM and 128GB version will cost Rs 21,999. The 8GB RAM and 128GB version will cost Rs 23,999. The phone goes on sale in two days on January 7.

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12:19 (IST)05 Jan 2021
Xiaomi Mi 10i: Price in India

It will start at Rs 20,999 for the 6GB RAM and 64GB storage version. The 6GB RAM and 128GB version will cost Rs 21,999. The 8GB RAM and 128GB version will cost Rs 23,999. The phone goes on sale in two days on January 7.

12:14 (IST)05 Jan 2021
Xiaomi Mi 10i: Display

The company says the phone features the same flagship level display as the other Mi 10 phones. This device has a 6.67-inch display which is an Adaptive Sync display. The Mi 10i display will automatically switch depending on the content, so where a high FPS setting is not required, the device will stick to the lower one. The display is also HDR and HDR 10 compliant. 

12:11 (IST)05 Jan 2021
Xiaomi Mi 10i: Processor

The phone runs Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G processor. It is a global 5G chipset, and supports 120Fps gaming as well. Xiaomi says the 8-nm design of the chipset also means better battery performance on the device. The company is sharing some benchmark scores, showing that the new phone is ahead on Antutu and GeekBench tests. 

12:10 (IST)05 Jan 2021
Xiaomi Mi 10i: Camera

Xiaomi Mi 10i launch event has begun. The company is talking about the phone's camera, which has the Samsung HM2 sensor at the back. This is the main 108MP camera. Xiaomi says the phone also has features like macro video, and the ability to clone oneself in videos and photos, as seen in the other Mi 10 phones. The company claims the Mi 10i has excellent low-light performance as well. 

11:56 (IST)05 Jan 2021
Xiaomi Mi 10i: Other features to keep in mind

The Mi 10i has a 4820 mAh battery based on leaks, along with 33W fast charging as well. The charger will likely be bundled in the box. The Mi 10i also has a big 6.67-inch display with 120 Hz refresh rate. It remains to be seen what RAM and storage options will be offered by the brand. 

11:49 (IST)05 Jan 2021
Xiaomi Mi 10i: Key features

The highlight of this phone will be the 5G capabilities coupled with the 108MP camera at the back. Xiaomi India's managing director Manu Kumar Jain has hinted that the phone will be priced under Rs 30,000. So it will be the first phone to offer such a camera at this price range. The pricing likely pit this phone against the OnePlus Nord, which is another 5G ready phone in the market. There's also the Moto g 5G which has the same Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G processor as the Mi 10i. The moto g 5g costs Rs 20,999 in the market. 

11:37 (IST)05 Jan 2021
Xiaomi Mi 10i 5G: Livestream link

The Mi 10i livestream will be broadcast on Xiaomi's official YouTube channel. The Mi 10i launch starts at 12 noon. Below is the YouTube link. 

11:26 (IST)05 Jan 2021
Xiaomi Mi 10i launch today: Expected price in India

The event will kick off in about 30 minutes. What do you think will be the price of Mi 10i? 

Xiaomi's Managing Director Manu Kumar Jain has already confirmed that the Mi 10i will be priced under Rs 30,000 in India. The base variant of the device is expected to cost around 24,999, similar to the OnePlus Nord. 

Xiaomi Mi 10i will launch in at least two colours – Atlantic Blue and Pacific Sunrise. Xiaomi India Managing Director Manu Kumar Jain also stated that the Mi 10i 5G was tailored for its fans in India, also claiming the ‘i’ in Mi 10i stands for India.

The Mi 10i will likely compete against the OnePlus Nord as it is will be a mid-range 5G ready smartphone. The phone will also sport a 108MP camera, making it the first to offer this feature at under Rs 30,000, if one goes by the company's claims.