December 17, 2020
Xiaomi Mi 10 Lite
Chinese phone maker, Xiaomi has unveiled its affordable variant of the Mi 10 series, Xiaomi Mi 10 Lite 5G.
The smartphone joins the flagship series of the Mi 10 and Mi 10 Pro with an unexpectedly low price tag.
It is tipped as one of the cheapest 5G smartphones in the market and the cheapest of the mi 10 series.
The mid-range smartphone offers top-notch features like 5G support, fast charge, all for a price that makes that puts it in the chart of smartphones with great value for the money.
Design and Display
The smartphone comes with a unique design that vary from the much more premium Xiaomi Mi 10 5G.
Though it takes a different look from it’s mi 10 siblings, the design is very captivating.
The rear, features an enclosure box that houses a quad-camera setup.
Upfront, is a 6.57-inch AMOLED display.It features a 6.57 with a screen resolution of 1080 x 2340 pixel and weighs 192g.
It comes in 3 different color options; Black, Blue, White.
The Xiaomi Mi 10 5G was a snash-hit earlier this year. It emphasizes to the fact that it was the first 5G smartphone to feature a 108MP camera.
Whereas, the Mi 10 lite 5G showcases a less powerful camera setup, with cameras that are also capable of taking great photos.
At the back is an array of four camera’s which comprises a 48MP primary camera, an 8MP ultrawide camera, a 5MP macro camera, and a 2MP depth camera.
This camera setup is capable of shooting 4k videos at 30 frames per second, 1080p videos with frame rates maxed at 120 frames per second and 720p videos with frame rates up to 960frames per second for slow-mo.
Upfront, is a 16MP selfie camera which is capable of capturing photos in HDR, Panorama and also shoot 1080p videos at 30fps.
Hardware and Software
Just like it name “LITE” you’d get a mid-range specs instead of the high-end specs.
It is powered by a 2.4GHz Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G processor rather than the Snapdragon 865 in the more expensive phones.
Adreno 620 GPU and a 6/8GB of RAM option.
It runs on MIUI 11 user interface, on top of the Android 10.0 operating system.
In-display fingerprint, accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, ambient light sensor and compass/ magnetometer. It also supports face unlock.
Internal storage of 128 GB which can be expanded with a microSD card.
The cheaper edition features Bluetooth 5.0, 3.5mm headphone jack, USB Type-C dual-band Wifi, GPS but no NFC.
Internet connectivity on this smartphone supports the 5G network.
It is fuelled by a non-removable 4160 mAh Li-Po battery and a 20 fast charging.
Xiaomi Mi 10 Lite 5G Price and Availability
The price of the Xiaomi Mi 10 Lite 5G is around $378, which is around 139,000 Naira, 40,084 Kenyan shilling, and 65.51 Ghanaian Cedi.