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Xiaomi had been teasing the launch of a MI branded flagship smartphone in India, and after several delayed launches, in an online launch event that held on May 8, Xiaomi launched the Mi 10. Along with the Mi 10, Xiaomi also launched the Mi True Wireless Earphones 2, and the Mi Box 4K in India.

Xiaomi only launched the Mi 10 and not the Mi 10 Pro variant, here in India. Mi 10 is definitely a very bold entry that directly competes with the flagships from Realme and OnePlus.

Mi 10 Launched

Specifications for Mi 10

Display6.67-inch full HD+ AMOLED with 90Hz refresh rate and resolution of 2340X1080 pixels
Rear Camera108-megapixel Samsung ISOCELL Bright HMX Sensor with a 7P lens and OIS with f/1.69 aperture (Primary Shooter)
13-megapixel ultra-wide-angle camera(f/2.4) with a 123-degree field of vision(FOV)
2-megapixel macro lens with f/2.4 aperture
2-megapixel depth sensor
Features: 8K video recording at 24fps, OIS+EIS for super steady videos, Pro video, RAW Photo capture
Front CameraPunch-hole cutout 20-megapixel selfie shooter with 120fps slo-mo video recodring
ProcessorSnapdragon 865
RAM and StorageUp to 8 GB LPDDR5 RAM and 256GB of UFS 3.0 internal storage
SpeakersStereo
Additional Internal FeaturesDual-Mode 5G support Wi-Fi 6 Bluetooth 5.1
UIAds free MIUI 11 based on Android 10
Battery and Charging4,780mAh battery with 30W wired and 30W wireless charging support 10W reverse charging feature too.
Additional FeaturesCurved Display, in-display fingerprint sensor, X-linear vibration motor
Mi 10

Mi 10 is a direct competition for the OnePlus 8 and it is a bit more advanced in some areas compared to the OnePlus 8.

The Mi 10 is available for Rs 49,999 for the 8GB+128GB variant and Rs 54,999 for the 8GB+256GB variant in India and if you preorder the device, you also get a Mi Wireless Power Bank worth Rs 2,499 for free! The device is available in two colors namely Coral Green and Twilight Grey. The pre-orders will be taken on Amazon India and Xiaomi’s official website.

The Mi True Wireless Earphones 2 Launched

The audio section by Xiaomi also received a very good response from users in India. People liked the Mi Band and the wireless speakers and keeping that in mind, Xiaomi also launched the wireless earbuds called the Mi True Wireless Earphone 2.

The true wireless earbuds by Xiaomi are definitely inspired by Apple’s Airpods, have that semi in-ear design with touch controls like the Airpods.

Mi True Wireless Earphones 2

 Some of the key highlights of the Mi True Wireless Earphones 2 are: it has 2 14.2mm drivers with each earbud weighing about just 4.5 grams and the case weighs about 50 grams. It has an infrared sensor that detects when you put the earbuds in your ears.

It connects over Bluetooth 5.1 and has LDHC Hi-Res audio Codec support. Another good feature it the ENC(Environmental Noise Cancellation). So each bud has two mics to cancel the background noise for clear audio.

Xiaomi says that the buds have 4 hours of battery life on continuous playback on a single charge and with the case the battery life goes up to 14 hours. The charging case has a 250mAh battery that takes up to 1 hour and 10 minutes to completely charge.

The Mi True Wireless Earphones 2 will be available for Rs 4,499 in India but as an introductory offer, the earbuds will be priced at Rs 3,999 from May 12 to May 17. The Mi True Wireless Earphones 2 will go live on sale on May 12 on Amazon and Xiaomi’s official website.

Mi Box 4K Launched

Xiaomi also launched the Mi box 4K streaming device in the online launch event. The box is Android TV 9 Pie-powered and plugs into your TV through a regular HDMI port and has Wi-Fi available for connectivity.

Mi Box 4K

So the good features about this device are: It is connected to a TV through HDMI Port and your normal TV is then eventually a smart TV. It has a quad-core Amlogic processor with 2GB RAM and 8GB Storage. The device can play 4K and HDR content from streaming services. Xiaomi has also partnered with Docubay, Epic, HoiChoi, and Shemaroo for exciting offers with Mi Box 4K.

The Mi Box 4K has a stock Android TV interface. There is also USB Port for connectivity and yes, a 3.5mm digital out socket and Bluetooth to connect wireless headphones. The USB Port also allows the Mi Box 4K to be used as a local media player.

The Mi Box 4K is a direct competition for the Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K and other devices too. However, Mi Box 4K is more affordable than any of these, it is priced at Rs 3,499 and will go live for sale on May 10 at 12PM on Flipkart, Xiaomi’s official website.

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