Get Your Hands on the Mi 10 Lite, The Most Affordable 5G Smartphone From Xiaomi


Get Your Hands on the Mi 10 Lite, The Most Affordable 5G Smartphone From Xiaomi

Xiaomi has announced the launch of the Mi 10 Lite 5G, the most affordable 5G smartphone by the Chinese tech company. The new model comes with a waterdrop-style display notch, quite unlike the Mi 10 and Mi 10 Pro phones, both of which pack a hole-punch display design. However, it is similar to its siblings in that it comes with a quad rear camera setup. The smartphone also has a gradient-finish back panel and 5G support. The Mi 10 Lite 5G is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G SoC.

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Price and availability

The Mi 10 Lite 5G price is set at EUR 349 (roughly Rs. 29,200). The smartphone will be available for purchase in European markets starting early May, and will come with four colour options. Availability details for the India market are yet to be revealed.

Xiaomi has also announced the launch of the Mi 10 and Mi 10 Pro in Europe. The Mi 10 comes with a starting price tag of EUR 799 (roughly Rs. 66,800) for the 8GB +128GB storage variant, while its 8GB RAM + 256GB storage option is priced at EUR 899 (roughly Rs. 75,200). On the other hand, the Mi 10 Pro carries a price tag of EUR 999 (roughly Rs. 83,500) for the 8GB RAM + 256GB storage model.

Both the Mi 10 and Mi 10 Pro were unveiled in China last month with a starting price of CNY 3,999 (roughly Rs. 42,200). The Mi 10 was also set to launch in India on March 31. However, the launch was postponed owing to the nationwide lockdown imposed to limit the spread of coronavirus in the country.

Notable specifications

The Mi 10 Lite 5G sports a 6.57-inch AMOLED TrueColor display with the waterdrop-style notch. Under the hood, the phone has the octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G SoC, paired with LPDDR4X RAM and UFS 2.1 storage. Details about the RAM and storage capacity haven’t yet been revealed. The device has a quad rear camera setup that includes a 48-megapixel primary sensor. The smartphone also comes preloaded with features such as Night mode 2.0, AI Dynamic Skyscaping, and Vlog mode, along with a 16-megapixel selfie camera.

The device is powered by a 4,160mAh battery that supports 20W fast charging, and also supports Quick Charge 3.5, along with featuring an in-display fingerprint sensor.