Mi 10 Lite made its debut last month as the most affordable 5G smartphone from Xiaomi. It boasts of a quad rear camera setup and octa-core processor, along with some other impressive specifications. And, on Monday, Xiaomi launched the new Mi 10 Lite Zoom Edition that also comes with a quad rear camera setup and the same octa-core processor with 5G support. While there are a lot of similarities between the two phones, let's put them together and see what sets them apart.
The Xiaomi Mi 10 Lite starts from EUR 349 (roughly Rs. 29,200) and while the company has not shared the RAM and storage configurations, the phone is said to be coming with 6GB RAM and 64GB or 128GB of storage, according to a report by HDBlog. The Mi 10 Lite will be available in the European market from May. It will be offered in four colour options. As of now, the company has not revealed any information about the phone coming to the Indian market.
The Xiaomi Mi 10 Lite Zoom Edition comes in four configurations. The 6GB + 64GB model is priced at CNY 2,099 (roughly Rs. 22,500), the 6GB + 128GB model is priced at CNY 2,299 (roughly Rs. 24,700), 8GB + 128GB variant costs CNY 2,499 (roughly Rs. 26,900), and the 8GB + 256GB option costs CNY 2,799 (roughly Rs. 30,100). It will be available in Berry Blue, Licorice Black, Peppermint Green, Peach Pink, and Tangy Orange colour options. The Mi 10 Lite Zoom Edition will go on sale in mainland China through Xiaomi official channels.
The Mi 10 Lite is said to run on MIUI 11, based on Android. The Mi 10 Lite Zoom Edition also runs on MIUI 11, based on Android 10. The Mi 10 Lite and Mi 10 Lite Zoom Edition, both phones features a 6.57-inch full-HD+ (1,080x2,400 pixels) AMOLED TrueColor display with 20:9 aspect ratio. While both the phones are powered by the octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G SoC, the Mi 10 Lite is said to feature 6GB of LPDDR4X RAM and the Mi 10 Lite Zoom Edition will come with up to 8GB LPDDR4X RAM.
Photography and videography are taken care of by the four cameras on the back of both phones. The Mi 10 Lite is said to house a 48-megapixel primary shooter, an 8-megapixel shooter with a wide-angle lens, a 2-megapixel macro shooter, and a 2-megapixel depth sensor. For selfies, there is a 16-megapixel camera, housed in the waterdrop-style notch. In contrast, the Mi 10 Lite Zoom Edition's camera setup includes a 48-megapixel primary shooter, an 8-megapixel shooter with an ultra-wide-angle lens, an 8-megapixel telephoto camera with 50x digital zoom, and finally a 2-megapixel macro camera. On the front is a 16-megapixel camera in the same waterdrop notch as the Mi 10 Lite.
Both the Mi 10 Lite and the Mi 10 Lite Zoom Edition have 4,160mAh battery with support for up to 20W fast charging. For connectivity, both phones have 5G support, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth v5.1, and GPS. The Mi 10 Lite has a 3.5mm headphone jack as well. Both phones also have in-display fingerprint sensors. In terms of dimensions, both Mi 10 Lite and Mi 10 Lite Zoom edition measure 163.1x74.7x7.988mm and weigh 192 grams.
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|Model||Mi 10 Lite Zoom Edition||Mi 10 Lite|
|Release date||27th April 2020||27th March 2020|
|Launched in India||No||No|
|Dimensions (mm)||164.02 x 74.77 x 7.88||-|
|Battery capacity (mAh)||4160||4160|
|Fast charging||Proprietary||Quick Charge 3.0|
|Colours||Black Skill Storm, Blueberry Mint, Peach Grapefruit, Four Seasons Spring Milk Green, White Peach Oolong||-|
|Screen size (inches)||6.57||6.57|
|Protection type||Gorilla Glass||-|
|Processor||2.4GHz octa-core (1x2.4GHz + 1x2.2GHz + 6x1.8GHz)||octa-core|
|Processor make||Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G||Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G|
|Rear camera||48-megapixel (f/1.79) + 8-megapixel + 2-megapixel||48-megapixel|
|Rear third camera attr||(f/8, 2.2-micron)||-|
|Operating system||Android 10||Android|
|Wi-Fi standards supported||802.11 a/b/g/n||-|
|Bluetooth||Yes, v 5.10||Yes|
|Number of SIMs||2||2|
|In-Display Fingerprint Sensor||Yes||Yes|
|Ambient light sensor||Yes||Yes|