The last week of March was supposed to witness the launch of the Realme Narzo 10, Realme Narzo 10A, and Xiaomi’s upcoming Mi 10 smartphone in India. That, however, does not appear to be the case anymore. Owing to the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak in the country, Realme has already announced that the launch date of the Realme Narzo series of smartphones is postponed until further notice. Now, Xiaomi has followed suit and has declared that it has postponed the launch date of the Xiaomi Mi 10 smartphone in India. Take a look at the announcement the company has made about the same.
Xiaomi Mi 10 India Launch Won’t Take Place on March 31, 2020
Xiaomi’s official Twitter handle (Mi India) recently broke the news via a tweet addressing the Xiaomi Mi 10 event being postponed. Here’s what the tweet reads:
Hey Mi fans,
We are focusing our energy to support the nation in its fight against the #COVID19.
After careful deliberation, we’ve decided to postpone the launch of #Mi10 in India, which was scheduled for 31st March 2020.
Thank you for your support.
The announcement has come up right after the company announced that the first sale of its recently launched Redmi Note 9 Pro Max smartphone would be postponed because of the same issue. The Xiaomi Mi 10 smartphone was already listed on the Amazon India website. As a matter of fact, the pre-orders of the device were to start from March 31, 2020 and would have lasted until April 7, 2020. The company had already announced the pre-order offers for the Xiaomi Mi 10. Notably, interested buyers had a chance to avail Rs 2,500 discounts with Axis Band credit cards and EMI. To learn more about the pre-order offers of the Xiaomi Mi 10 smartphone, you can head to our previous coverage for the same.
As far as the specifications of the Xiaomi Mi 10 smartphone are concerned, the device sports a 6.67-inch Full HD+ Super AMOLED display, which comes with a 1,080 x 2,340 pixel resolution, a 19.5:9 aspect ratio, and a 386 pixel per inch pixel density. The Xiaomi Mi 10 display comes with a 90Hz refresh rate and a 180Hx touch sampling rate. The device features a single punch-hole selfie shooter, which is found in the top left corner of the display. The punch-hole accommodates a 20MP front camera with f/2.0 wide aperture. Coming to the rear cameras, the Xiaomi Mi 10 boasts a a quadruple rear camera setup, which includes a 108MP sensor with f/1.7 wide aperture, a 13MP ultrawide camera with f/2.4 aperture, a 2MP macro camera with f/2.4 aperture, and lastly, a 2MP depth sensor with f/2.4 aperture.
Powering the Xiaomi Mi 10 smartphone is the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 5G platform, which is paired with 8GB/12GB of RAM and 128GB/256GB of internal storage. On the software side of things, the Xiaomi Mi 10 runs the latest Android 10 OS out of the box with the company’s in-house MIUI 11 skin baked on top. As far as the battery of the device is concerned, the Xiaomi Mi 10 is fueled by a 4,780mAh battery, which has scope for up to 30W fast charging (wired, as well as wireless).
What are your thoughts on the latest dates of the smartphones being postponed in the country? Is it the best move the companies could have taken or could there have been better alternatives? Do let us know in the comments section below.