Xiaomi Mi Note 10 and Mi Note 10 Pro launched with 108MP Penta camera and 5,260mAh battery


Xiaomi has launched the Mi CC9 Pro only recently and hot on heels the company has unveiled its global versions, the Mi Note 10 and Mi Note 10 Pro. Both the new smartphones feature the same specs except that the Pro model comes with an 8P lens and enhanced memory.

The headlining aspect of the Mi Note 10 duos is the 108MP Penta camera setup on the back coupled with a curved-edge display and a massive 5,260mAh battery. The phones have a glass body design protected by Gorilla Glass 5 both on the front and the back. The fingerprint scanner is embedded into the display, which also wields a water-drop notch on the front.

The Mi Note 10 and Note 10 Pro flaunt a 6.47-inch full HD+ Super AMOLED display with curved edges reviving the memory of the Mi Note 2 from 2016. The screen comes with a 19.5:9 aspect ratio, HDR 10 support, and 600 nits brightness.

Both the phones are underpinned by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 730G SoC, precisely the same that powers the Mi CC9 Pro. Previously rumors were suggesting that the global variants of the Mi CC9 Pro will integrate a different processor for the exception.

The Mi Note 10 packs a 6GB RAM and 128GB internal storage while the Mi Note 10 Pro features 8GB RAM and 256GB in-built storage. The phones lack the storage expansion facility, however. On the software front, they boot MIUI 11 running over Android 9 Pie out-of-the-box.

In terms of optics, the Mi Note 10 Pro makes use of an 8P lens, whereas the Mi Note 10 makes do with a 7P lens. In all other respects, both the phones have the same camera configuration. The rear of the smartphones sports an array of five cameras that includes the world’s first 108MP Samsung ISOCELL Bright HMX sensor with f/1.69 aperture.

The primary camera allies with a 20MP f/2.2 wide-angle sensor with a 117-degree field of view and a 12MP telephoto lens with 2x optical zoom. An additional 5MP f/2.0 telephoto lens with 50x digital zoom paired with a 2MP f//2.4 macro camera completes the Penta camera setup. On the front, a 32MP f/2.0 selfie shooter with HDR support lives in the notch.

A beefy 5,260Ah battery equipped with 30W fast charging helps the phones ticking. The charge is drawn via USB Type-C port. The phones fill to the brim in 65 minutes while a 30 minutes charge time fill them to 58%. The devices support 4G VoLTE and 3.5mm headphone jack, amongst other things.

The Mi Note 10 is priced at EUR549 for the only 6GB RAM+128GB storage model, while the Mi Note 10 Pro is set for EUR649 for the 8GB RAM+256GB storage model. The Note 10 pair will be available in Midnight Black, Glacier White, and Aurora Green paint jobs.

The sale will first start in Spain and Italy from November 15 and in France from November 18. In Germany, the preorders commence on November 11. Soon the smartphone duos will be available in the UK, Netherlands, Belgium, and Luxembourg.

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