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Xiaomi Mi 10 Lite Zoom Edition launched as global version of Mi 10 Youth
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Xiaomi Mi 10 Lite Zoom Edition launched as global version of Mi 10 Youth

by Vyncent ChanApril 28, 2020
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We don’t always see a Lite variant besting the Pro variant, but Xiaomi decided to do just that for the Mi 10 Lite Zoom Edition. Sure most of the specifications are not as great as the Mi 10 Pro, but the telephoto camera which gives the Mi 10 Lite Zoom Edition its name, is quite far ahead of its other brethren sharing the Mi 10 name. If the design seems familiar, well that’s because it has been launched earlier in China as the Xiaomi Mi 10 Youth.

mi 10 lite zoom edition camera

This is the first Xiaomi device to feature a periscope telephoto camera, with an 8MP sensor behind the 5x optical zoom lens. This allows the Mi 10 Lite Zoom Edition to offer 10x hybrid zoom and a good 50x digital zoom. The rest of the camera hardware aren’t as impressive though, with a 48MP f/1.79 main camera, a 8MP f/2.2 ultra-wide angle shooter and a dedicated 2MP macro camera rounding off the quad-camera setup on the back.

Xiaomi Mi 10 Lite Zoom Edition cooling

Aside from the camera, most of the Mi 10 Lite Zoom Edition is similar with the previously launched Mi 10 Lite. That includes a Snapdragon 765G chipset along with up to 8GB RAM, although you can get the Mi 10 Lite Zoom Edition with up to 256GB of UFS 2.1 storage. There’s a heatpipe+graphene+graphite cooling system to keep all the components in the Mi 10 Lite Zoom Edition cool.

Xiaomi Mi 10 Lite Zoom Edition screen

Up front you get a 6.57″ FHD+ AMOLED display that boasts of the same 180 Hz touch sampling rate as its more premium siblings. A 16MP selfie camera sits in a tiny dewdrop notch, which doesn’t look nearly as modern as its pricier brethren. And last but not least, a 4160 mAh battery is crammed into the slim 7.88mm chassis, with support for 20W fast charging.

Xiaomi Mi 10 Lite Zoom Edition Specs

  • Snapdragon 765G, octa-core up to 2.4 GHz, 7nm FinFET
  • Up to 8GB LPDDR4x RAM
  • Up to 256GB UFS 2.1 storage
  • 6.57″ FHD+ AMOLED display
  • 48MP f/1.79, OIS + 8MP f/2.4 ultra-wide + 8MP 5x periscope zoom, OIS + 2MP f/2.4 macro camera (AF)
  • 16MP selfie camera
  • 4160 mAh battery
  • 6GB + 64GB: 2099 CNY (~RM1294)
    6GB + 128GB: 2299 CNY (~RM1418)
    8GB + 128GB: 2499 CNY (~RM1541)
    8GB + 256GB:  2799 CNY (~RM1726)

xiaomi mi 10 lite zoom edition colors

The Xiaomi Mi 10 Lite Zoom Edition will be available in Tangy Orange, Peppermint Green, Berry Blue, Peach Pink and Licorice Black, and will come with a transparent case and screen protector with silver ions to help offer antibacterial properties. It will be offered in China as the Mi 10 Youth starting 30th April. Global availability has yet to be disclosed.

Pokdepinion: Seems like an interesting enough device for the RM1500~RM1600 segment…

About The Author
Vyncent Chan
Technology enthusiast, casual gamer, pharmacy graduate. Strongly opposes proprietary standards and always on the look out for incredible bang-for-buck.