Xiaomi Mi 10i India launch highlights: Priced starting Rs 20,999, sale starts on 7 January for Amazon Prime members

The Mi 10i is expected to feature a 6.7-inch IPS LCD screen with a 120 Hz refresh rate and a 4,820 mAh battery.

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  • 12:26 (IST)

    Mi 10i Pricing: 

    6 GB RAM + 64 GB storage: Rs 20,999

    6 GB RAM + 128 GB storage: Rs 21,999

    8 GB RAM + 128 GB storage: Rs 23,999

    The sale for the Mi 10i smartphones starts on 7 Jan at 12 pm for Prime users. For everyone else, the smartphone will be on open sale starting 8 January, 12 noon. 

  • 12:22 (IST)

    The Mi 10i is powered by a 4,820 mAh battery 

    Xiaomi claims it can go from zero to 100 percent charge in 58 minutes.

  • 12:20 (IST)

    The Mi 10i comes with IR blaster, and it is IP 53-rated splash proof

    The smartphone features Gorilla Glass on front and back.

  • 12:19 (IST)

    The Mi 10i also comes with 3.5 mm jack support

  • 12:18 (IST)

    The Mi 10i features a 120 Hz refresh rate display 

    The display is HDR, HDR 10 and Widevine L1 certified. 

  • 12:17 (IST)

    The Mi 10i is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G SoC

    The chipset allows up to 120 fps gaming and offers better battery efficiency. 

  • 12:15 (IST)

    The Mi 10i sports a 16 MP selfie camera

    It allows FHD videos with EIS.

  • 12:13 (IST)

    The Mi 10i also supports the video clone feature seen on the Mi 10 and Mi 10T smartphone

  • 12:12 (IST)

    The Mi 10i also lets you shoot Super Macro videos

  • 12:11 (IST)

    The Mi 10i lets you shoot videos in up to 4K resolution

  • 12:09 (IST)

    Besides the 108 MP main camera, the Mi 10i also sports an 8 MP ultra wide sensor, along with an macro + depth sensor

  • 12:08 (IST)

    The Mi 10i camera also comes with a Smart ISO feature, which adjusts exposures automatically

  • 12:07 (IST)

    The Mi 10i comes with "world's slimmest HM2 sensor" on a 108 MP camera

  • 12:05 (IST)

    The Mi 10i comes in a Pacific Blue colour variant

    The smartphone also comes in an Atlantic Blue and a Midnight Black colour variant.

  • 12:04 (IST)

    Xiaomi India head Manu Kumar Jain says the 'i' in Mi 10i stands for 'India', as it is manufactured in India

  • 12:03 (IST)

    The event is now live...

  • 12:00 (IST)

    The Mi10i has also been teased to come in a Midnight Black colour variant

  • 11:49 (IST)

    The event will be live-streamed on Xiaomi's Twitter and YouTube page

  • 11:48 (IST)

    Welcome to the liveblog!

    Xiaomi is launching the new Mi 10i smartphone in India today. The launch event will kick off at 12 pm. Stay tuned for all the updates from the event. 


Xiaomi is hosting its first launch event of 2021 in India, where it will be launching the new Mi 10i smartphone. The Mi 10i is believed to be a revamped version of the Mi 10t Lite, which was released earlier in 2020. The Mi 10i is also expected to priced similarly to the Mi 10t Lite, ie, under Rs 30,000. The Mi 10i launch event in India will kick off at 12 pm and will be streamed live on Xiaomi's social media channels.

In the days ahead of the launch, Xiaomi India's Twitter channel and the company's managing director Manu Kumar Jain teased that the smartphone will come in two colour variants – Pacific Sunrise and Atlantic Blue.

 Xiaomi Mi 10i India launch highlights: Priced starting Rs 20,999, sale starts on 7 January for Amazon Prime members

Xiaomi Mi 10i. Image: Xiaomi India/Twitter

Xiaomi Mi 10i expected specifications

Jain spoke to Times Now recently and revealed that the phone will come with a “brand new sensor” which will be 108 megapixels. The executive also confirmed that the ‘i’ in the name of the model referred to India. The report cited industry sources to state that the Mi 10i will be priced around Rs 27,000, complying with the price bracket of the Mi 10t Lite that came a little above Rs 25,000 in India.

The device already has a page on Amazon India, hinting at a release on the e-commerce platform. However, the page is not active as of yet and the synopsis of the dedicated page reveals that the device is getting launched soon. Also, interested buyers have the chance to get notifications for the device.

The firm has confirmed that the device will be powered with a Snapdragon 750G chipset and a 108 MP primary sensor which will be part of the new camera setup. Earlier, there were speculations about the Mi 10i being the rebranded version of the Redmi Note 9 5G. Along with 5G compatibility, the phone is expected to feature a 6.7-inch IPS LCD screen with a 120 Hz refresh rate and a 4,820 mAh battery.




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