Xiaomi Mi 10T series Malaysia: Everything you need to know

Xiaomi’s officially launched the Xiaomi Mi 10T series. This is the company’s new affordable flagship lineup, and it succeeds their popular Mi 9T series so there’s a lot riding on its shoulders. Here’s everything you need to know.

Price and availability

Only one variant of the Xiaomi Mi 10T Pro will be available in Malaysia. It will come with 8GB of RAM and 256GB of internal storage and will be priced at RM1,999. The handset will come with a 24-month warranty plus 6-month screen protection guarantee. Xiaomi’s Mi 10T on the other hand will come with 8GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage. This device will retail for RM1,699.

Both devices will be available at all authorised Mi Stores and online at Lazada. What’s more, each Xiaomi Mi 10T series smartphone will come with 6 months of Netflix Mobile subscription so you can watch it on your phone for free.

There are also some free gifts for those who purchase this smartphone early on Lazada. These are:

  • First 300 buyers for the Mi 10T Pro will get a Mi True Wireless Earphones Basic 2 for free
  • Every 10th (10th, 20th, 30th, etc.) customer will get a Mi TV 55″ (30 units available)
  • Customers who purchased a Mi 10T Pro and gave the best review can win a Mi TV 55″ (7 units available).
  • Free Netflix membership for the first 4,000 buyers.

UPDATE: This promotion is no longer available due to the escalating COVID-19 situation. Xiaomi has moved their previous offline roadshows to an online experience instead. As a result, the promotions have also been updated, read more about it here.

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Mi 10T & Mi 10T Pro specs

Xiaomi’s Mi 10T and Mi 10T Pro are pretty similar smartphones. Both devices come with 6.67″ Full HD+ LCD displays that boast a staggering 144Hz refresh rate. On top of that, the display also features Xiaomi’s new AdaptiveSync technology that’ll allow the handset to adapt its refresh rate to what’s being shown on screen. There is also a tiny punch hole at the top corner of the smartphone which houses a 20MP selfie shooter.

Inside, both devices are powered by a Snapdragon 865 5G processor, with a massive 5,000 mAh battery keeping the lights on. The handset also supports 33W fast-charging via a USB-C port.

The biggest difference between the two handsets lies in their camera system. While both devices pack triple camera systems with a 13MP ultra-wide camera and a 5MP macro camera, their main wide cameras are different. The Mi 10T features a 64MP sensor while the Mi 10T Pro will come with a 108MP sensor instead.

Other features include stereo speakers, an IR blaster as well as a glass and metal body. In fact, both the front and rear panel as well as the glass over the camera lens, are protected by Corning’s Gorilla Glass 5.

Unfortunately, Xiaomi Malaysia did not reveal any information about the Xiaomi Mi 10T Lite, but we’ll update you if we hear from them about that.