Xiaomi unveiled its latest lineup of phones vis-à-vis the new Mi 10 Ultra, at a virtual event on August 12, which also marks the company’s 10th anniversary. The highlight of the new smartphone is its imaging capability, and the device joins the likes of Mi 10, Mi 10 Pro, and Mi 10 Lite.
Price of Xiaomi Mi 10 Ultra
Mi 10 Ultra price starts at CNY 5,299 (approximately Rs. 57,000) for the base 8GB + 128GB variant. The phone will also be sold in 8GB + 256GB variant at CNY 5,599 (approximately Rs. 60,100). The 12GB + 256GB and 16GB + 512GB variants of the phone will retail at CNY 5,999 (approximately Rs. 64,400) and CNY 6,999 (approximately Rs. 75,200). Xiaomi says Mi 10 Ultra will be offered in in Obsidian Black, Mercury Silver, and in a Transparent Edition. The phone will go on sale beginning August 16 in China. We are yet to know the official date for the phone’s international launch.
The new Mi 10 Ultra runs on MIUI 12, based on Android 10, and features a 6.67-inch full-HD+ OLED display with 120Hz refresh rate. It is powered by octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 SoC, paired with up to 16GB LPDDR 5 RAM. There is also up to 512GB UFS 3.1 storage onboard. The phone comes with VC liquid cooling, multi-layer graphite, thermal sensor array, and Graphene for effective temperature management of the phone.
The Mi 10 Ultra comes with a quad rear camera setup that houses a 48-megapixel main camera that includes a custom-manufactured image sensor. The other three rear cameras include a 20-megapixel ultra-wide-angle shooter, a 12-megapixel portrait camera, and a telephoto shooter, which has a Sony IMX586 image sensor, with support for 120x ultra-zoom. There is also laser auto-focus and flicker sensor. The camera setup also has optical image stabilisation (OIS). The phone will be able to record 8K videos from the primary and telephoto shooters. On the front, the phone houses a 20-megapixel selfie cam.
Additionally, the phone packs a 4,500mAh battery that support 120W wired fast charging that will take just 23 minutes to fully charge the battery. Additionally, the phone also supports 50W wireless fast charging, enabling full charge in just 40 minutes. To make sure the consumers have a compatible charger, the company is also launching a 55W wireless charging stand that supports EPP specification, priced at CNY 199 (approximately Rs. 2,100). Further, the phone will also support reverse wireless charging at up to 10W.