Update 10/Jan/2021 – Xiaomi is planning to launch 5 new exciting smartphones in India and China in the next couple of months.
Let’s start with the most anticipated Upcoming Xiaomi mobiles – the Xiaomi Mi 10T, Redmi K30, K30 5G, and the K30 Pro.
1. Xiaomi Mi 11 Pro
One of the top brand Xiaomi has come with its new smartphone that is Xiaomi Mi 11 Pro take a look at its features:
It operates on the Android v11 (Q) operating system along with MIUI 12.
Powering the smartphone is the Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 processor and the Adreno 660 GPU that offers excellent performance for gaming and multi-tasking.
Additionally, there is 12 GB of RAM, which’s plenty even for running multiple apps.
It also has a non-expandable 256GB storage capacity.
Furthermore, the mobile comes with a 6.81-inch WQHD+( 3200*1440 ) AMOLED display screen.
The Mi 11 Pro weighs 180 grams makes it lightweight.
For imaging, It has a Quad camera setup at the rear(108MP + 13MP + 13MP + 5MP).
For selfies, we get the front camera with 32MP.
It even has a USB Type-C port comes with fast charging support
Besides, there is a 4500mAh massive battery capacity along with 55 Watts Fast charging and 50 Watts Wireless charging support.
The price of the smartphone in India is likely to be INR 55,490 or CNY 4899.
It is launched in India may be in next year(Expected).
2. Xiaomi Mi 11
Xiaomi has unveiled the Mi 11 in China on 28 December 2020. The design of the phone is super cool and we can say that this is the most powerful android phone ever because the phone is powered by flagship Qualcomm Snapdragon 888.
Another key highlight of the phone is its Triple camera setup as 108MP primary camera and up to 8k video recording support.
Display & Design
Body with an eco-leather back and glass front along with corning gorilla glass. The phone is a 6.81 inch AMOLED quad curve Dot-display with 3220*1440px resolution along with a 20:9 aspect ratio and a pixel density of 515ppi.
The Mi 11 has a 91.4% screen to body ratio and 120Hz refresh rate for a smooth user touchscreen experience.
It is a sleek phone with 8.6mm thickness and weighs of the phone is 194grams, hence it is lightweight.
Variants & Price
The Mi 11 will be available in three variants: 8GB RAM and 128GB storage at CNY 3,999 (roughly Rs 45,000), 8GB RAM and 256GB storage at CNY 4,299 (roughly 48,300), and 12GB RAM and 256GB storage at CNY 4,699 (roughly Rs 52,800).
The storage of the Mi 11 is not further expandable.
Processor & Operating system
As I previously tell that the powering of the phone is a powerful Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 octa-core processor fabricated on a 5nm chipset.
After Apple processors, Snapdragon 888 is the best processor in performance.
For high graphics gaming, the phone has an Adreno 660 GPU(Graphics Processing Unit).
The Mi 11 operates on an Android 11 based on MIUI 12.5. Also, the phone comes with an in-display fingerprint scanner and also comes with face unlock.
For extreme clarity photography, It has a Triple camera setup (108MP main camera + 13MP ultra wide-angle camera + 5MP macro lens).
At the front, The phone has a 20MP camera for selfies.
The cameras provide HDR, Panorama, PDAF, OIS, EIS, and 1k, 4k, 8k video shooting support, and using the front camera it offers HDR and Panorama modes.
The phone has a Li-Po 4600mAH non-removable battery along with 55Watts flash fast charging support that means it takes 45 minutes to fully charge from zero.
Additionally, It also provides wireless charging and even has a 10Watts reverse charging support.
- Bluetooth 5.2
- Wi-fi 6 802.11
- USB Type-C Port
- Dual SIM, Dual 5G support.
- Lack of 3.5mm jack.
3. Xiaomi Mi 10 Ultra:
Xiaomi has recently launched the new Mi 10 in China, but it has yet to launch the phone in the International market.
The company has also launched the Redmi K30 and the K30 Ultra in China to launch in India or other countries soon.
Key Highlights Xiaomi Mi 10 Ultra:
- More Prominent 6.67″ display with up to 120Hz refresh rate
- 120W fast charging
- Available in transparent back
- SD 865 – Incredible Performance
- Incredible Cameras
Xiaomi has launched several new phones to mark the 10th Anniversary of the company, but the most powerful smartphone is the Mi 10 Ultra.
The Mi 10 Ultra also comes with a unique transparent back cover that showcases the 50W wireless charging sensor and the NFC sensor with a 10th-anniversary sticker.
The phone offers 6.67 inches HDR10+ OLED capacitive touchscreen display. It has a 2340 * 1080 pixels resolution, 19.5:9 aspect ratio,386 PPI, 800 nits brightness, and up to 120Hz screen refresh rate. It has an in-display fingerprint sensor.
Powering the phone is the cutting edge Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 (7nm) Octa-Core processor. It runs on MIUI 12 based Android 10 and GPU Adreno 650.
It weighs nearly 221g and has a thickness of 9.5mm. The phone is powered by a 4500 mAh and comes with an insanely fast 120W charger.
Notably, the memory alternative comes with four configurations likewise, 8GB/128GB, 8GB/256GB, 12GB/256GB, and 16GB/512GB. It has UFS 3.1 for fast file transfer.
The stand out feature for the Mi Note 10 ultra are its cameras.
The camera setup involves a front camera of 20MP with an f/2.3 aperture that can click detailed selfies.
Also, we have got Quad rear cameras that include 48MP wide (f/1.9 aperture), 48MP periscope telephoto (f/4.1 aperture) with 5x optical zoom and 120x hybrid zoom. It has also got a dedicated 12MP telephoto (f/2.0 aperture) lens that can improve the portrait shots significantly, and lastly, it has also got a 20MP ultra-wide (f/2.2 aperture).
Clearly, Xiaomi is not cutting corners when it comes to adding cameras to this flagship device.
The Mi 10 Ultra is available in Obsidian Black, Mercury Silver, and Transparent edition with a presumed starting price tag of roughly INR 57,990.
3. Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro 5G
Xiaomi recently launched its premium 5G smartphone in china which is a Redmi Note 9 Pro 5G. The key highlight of this phone is that it has a 108MP main camera at the rear that provides ultra-clear images.
Let’s have a look at its other specs:
It may available in 3 variants:
- 6GB RAM and 128GB storage.
- 8GB RAM and 128GB storage.
- 8GB RAM and 256GB storage.
The phone has come with IP53 certification hence it is waterproof along with a corning gorilla glass 5 that protects it from any hardware damage and also makes it durable.
It has a 6.67 inch FHD+ IPS LCD display with a 120Hz fast refresh rate gives a smooth touch experience to the user.
The phone is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G octa-core processor fabricated on an 8nm chipset along with Adreno 619 GPU provides a good gaming experience.
The device operates on an Android 10 based on MIUI 12.
For high-quality images and video recording, It has a beautiful quad-camera setup at the rear which carries a 108MP main camera, an 8MP wide-angle camera, a 2MP depth lens, a 2MP macro lens.
Additionally, It has a 16MP selfie camera with 1k video shooting support.
The phone weighs 215gram which is quite heavy.
The Note 9 Pro 5G comes with a side-mounted fingerprint sensor and even has face recognition support.
For long usage, the device has a 4820mAH non-removable battery capacity along with 33W fast charging.
It may available in three color variants are Gray, Blue, and Red/Mint.
The base price of this phone in China is Yuan 1599(Rs 18000).
4. Xiaomi Mi 10T PRO
Xiaomi took Twitter to officially announced the Mi 10T Pro smartphones on 30th September 2020.
The mobile runs on the flagship Snapdragon 865 processor and has a large 6.67 inches display with long-lasting battery life.
Protecting the front and back glass is Corning Gorilla Glass 5. It also has an 85.2% screen to body ratio.
The Mi10T Pro comes with a 6.67 inches IPS LCD display. It has a 2400 * 1080 pixels resolution, up to 650 nits brightness, 144 Hz refresh rate, and 395 PPI.
The Mi 10T Pro weighs 218 g and the dimension of the phone is 165.1 * 76.4 * 9.3 mm.
The phone has a side-mounted fingerprint scanner.
Powering the phone is the cutting edge Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Octa-core chipset ( 7nm+) with a 2.84 GHz clock speed and has the Adreno 650 GPU.
It runs on MIUI 12 based Android 10 operating system.
As far as the memory is concerned, Mi T10 Pro has memory variants likewise 8 GB RAM and 128 GB/ 256 GB storage space.
Additionally, the smartphone does not contain a memory expansion slot.
For taking incredible photos, the smartphone supports a 20 MP front selfie camera with f/2.2 aperture.
For imaging, the phone has a Trio camera setup at the rear carrying 108MP (f/1.7) main camera + 13MP (f/2.4) ultra-wide lens + 5MP (f/2.4) macro lens with LED flash.
It comes with a massive 5000 mAh battery with 33 W fast charging support.
Additionally, it supports WIFI 6 and Bluetooth 5.1 for connectivity.
The Mi T10 Pro 5G comes in Cosmic Black, Lunar Silver, and Aurora Blue color with the base price of Rs 39,999.
5. Xiaomi Redmi K40 PRO
We are expecting Xiaomi to launch the K40 Pro in India in Jan/Feb 2021. However, the company will not launch the K30 5G in India as there is no 5G network provider.
One of the Redmi K series’ key highlights is the punch hole camera, similar to the Samsung Galaxy S10.
The Redmi K40 Pro may come with some major upgrades in comparison to the other Redmi K series phones.
For the processor, we may expect that this device is powered by the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 875 5G processor fabricated on a 5nm chipset that is very powerful for heavy gaming and for easy multitasking.
Most probably, the device may come with a 6.5 inch IPS LCD left align punch-hole display.
The phone will offer 5G connectivity to the users.
As per the sources, The K40 Pro comes with a centered align Quad rear camera setup including a 108MP primary camera.
Also, the Pro may come with a 5000mAH battery capacity along with fast charging support.
The price for the K40 Pro has not declared yet.
The company has not launched the K40 Pro at the moment and may launch it later.
6. Redmi 9T
Redmi 9T was launched on 8th January 2021, in China, by Xiaomi. This new phone will come in four gorgeous color options – gray, blue, orange, and green.
Let’s have a look at its features.
Powering the phone is a Qualcomm Snapdragon 662 octa-core processor fabricated on an 11nm chipset with a clock speed of 2GHz including Adreno 610 GPU for a good gaming experience.
The 9T runs on MIUI 12 based on Android 10.
For a good viewing experience, it comes with a large 6.53 inch IPS LCD display along with FHD+ (2340*1080) px resolutions.
The phone is available in 3 variants:
- 4GB RAM and 64GB storage.
- 4GB RAM and 128GB storage.
- 6GB RAM and 128GB storage.
Furthermore, it has a microSD card slot by which you can expand your phone storage up to 512GB.
At the rear, it packs a Quad camera setup including a 48MP AI camera, an 8MP wide-angle camera, a 2MP depth sensor, and a 2MP macro lens.
For selfies, it comes with an 8MP front-facing camera.
The phone is pretty heavy and weighs 198 grams.
Further, it comes with a fast face unlock and fingerprint scanner to offer more security and ease of access.
Additionally, it is equipped with a massive 6000mAH battery and has an 18 Watts fast charging support.
The starting price for the Redmi 9T is Euro 159 or Rs. 14,000.
7. Redmi Note 9T 5G
Xiaomi also launched its Redmi Note 9T 5G along with Redmi 9T on 8 Jan 2021. Notably, Redmi Note 9T 5G is better in terms of performance than Redmi 9T and it even has 5G support.
Let’s see its other features
It will be available in two storage variants:
- 4GB RAM and 64GB storage.
- 4GB RAM and 128GB storage.
Additionally, there is expandable storage support via microSD card.
The phone comes with a 6.53 inches IPS LCD display with FHD+ (2340*1080) px resolution along with 395ppi pixel density and 90Hz refresh rate. Xiaomi is not offering a 120 Hz refresh rate as seen on the latest Mi 10i launched in India.
The phone boots with MIUI 12 based on the Android 10 Os.
The phone is powered by MediaTek Dimensity 800U 5G processor fabricated on a 7nm chipset along with a Mali-G57 GPU for high graphic gaming and performance.
For pics and video shooting, it offers a Trio camera setup including a 48MP main camera, a 2MP depth sensor, and a 2MP macro lens.
Additionally, it offers a 13MP selfie camera that is an improvement over the 8 MP selfie camera on the Redmi 9T.
It comes with a side-mounted fingerprint sensor and a fast face unlock support.
Furthermore, it comes with a massive 5000mAH battery capacity along with 18 Watts fast charging support.
The starting price of Redmi Note 9T is Euro 229 or Rs. 20,000.
8. Xiaomi Mi A4
Xiaomi Mi A3 is now a few months old, and Xiaomi is planning to launch the successor to the Mi A3 in the coming months. As per sources, Xiaomi can refresh it in July 2020.
The Mi A4 will come with the stock Android OS and have the latest version Android 10 Q, upgrading Android 11. The key highlight for the Mi A series of devices has been stock Android and superior cameras.
The Mi A4 will have a 64 MP Primary rear camera, a 12 MP telephoto lens, and a 12 MP ultra-wide camera.
Further, the phone will come with a 16 MP front selfie camera present inside the waterdrop notch.
Powering the Mi A4 is the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G Octa-Core processor that the company has recently launched. It is going to be one of the first mobiles to get the latest chipset from Qualcomm.
The Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G is manufactured using an 8 Nm process and a 2.3 GHz maximum clock speed. The energy-efficient processor will offer good battery life and also has a fast Adreno 618 GPU.
Further, the phone will come with 4 GB and 6 GB ram variants with 64/128 GB storage.
Furthermore, the phone will come with a 4000 mAH capacity battery and feature 18 Watts charging speed.
The most glaring flaw with the Mi A3 was the lack of a Full HD+ display that made it unpopular. Xiaomi is likely to learn from the mistake and bundle with a Full HD+ display (it is not clear if they will opt for an LCD or an AMOLED panel.
Similar to the Mi A3, the Mi A4 will come with an in-display fingerprint scanner and will also have Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection.
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Co-Author – Ayush Sharma