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Mi Note 10

[Review] Mi Note 10: Let's take a closer look at World's First 108MP Penta Camera setup!

2019-11-07 22:45:55
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Hello Mi Fans,
The much-anticipated device, equipped with world's first 108MP Penta camera - Mi Note 10 is finally here!! Frankly speaking, this is the outset of a new era of smartphone cameras. Each of Mi Note 10's cameras is built for only one purpose - make your every snap EPIC! Adding a cherry on top of these, the built-in camera app promises to address the shooting capabilities; presenting shooting modes like ‘Photo’, ‘108M’, ‘Ultra-wide angle’, ‘Portrait’, ‘Pro’, ‘Night’, ‘Moon’ and many more, it boosts you up to take candid shots in all conditions!!

Well, in this thread, we'll delve deep into the world's first-ever 108MP Penta camera's capabilities so that before being a pro, you can know every single detail of it. Let's begin, then!

On the back, Mi Note 10 offers a spectacular AI Penta camera setup; from top to bottom, the camera setup comprises a 5MP ultra-telephoto camera, a 12MP telephoto camera, a 108MP wide angle camera, a 20MP ultra-wide angle camera and a 2MP macro camera. With this array, you can now easily capture each of your memorable and sweet moments with crisp details - the max photo resolution is 12032×9024!! Besides, the setup enables you to zoom in seamlessly from 0.6x to 50x to discover your true photography potential.

1. 108MP wide angle, primary camera

On the rear, Mi Note 10 has a 108MP, 82° wide angle, primary camera for letting you take striking shots in all conditions. It's included with a 7P lens and based on Samsung's ISOCELL Bright HMX - the first mobile image sensor in the industry to go beyond 100MP.

The sensor sizes up to 1/1.33", allowing it to absorb more light in low-light situations. With the help of Samsung's Tetracell technology, the image sensor does perform pixel binning and merge 4 pixels into 1 (effective size: 1.6μm), delivering 27MP alluring pics. This f/1.69 camera comes with a 0.8μm pixel design and additionally features Optical Image Stabilizer or OIS for allowing you to take epic shots - anytime, anywhere!!

2. 12MP telephoto camera

To be honest, the toughest part of a portrait camera is, taking the best ‘care of’ your hair and producing accurate details of it. Surprisingly, Mi Note 10 does a phenomenal job of that - with 12MP telephoto camera, now shoot epic portraits than ever before! The sensor is S5K2L7 and it has a pixel design of 1.4μm and an aperture of f/2.0. What's more, it produces 50mm focal length and 2x optical zoom that are best for the natural-looking portraits.

3. 20MP ultra-wide angle camera

#DareToDiscover has a 20MP, 117° ultra-wide-angle camera on the rear for enabling the users to capture the larger angle of view in shooting landscape, architecture and other aspects. The camera sensor is IMX350 and has a size of ⅓". This f/2.2 camera consists of 5 piece lenses in total and delivers 1.12μm pixel design and 13mm focal length. Additionally, it uses Ultra wide-angle edge distortion correction and Smart ultra-wide angle mode to make your photos perfect!!

4. 5MP telephoto camera

Along with these, the phone features a 5MP telephoto camera on the rear as well. The 5MP OV08A10 camera sensor has an aperture of f/2.0; it boasts of 5x optical zoom along with OIS or Optical Image Stabilizer. Yes, read right... Mi Note 10 comes with dedicated dual OIS.

In order to let you capture the pics of distant objects, the camera is also capable of 10x hybrid zoom and 50x digital zoom - enjoy an epic zoom range from 0.6x to 50x, without compromising the image quality!!

5. 2MP macro camera

Discover a whole new world of microelements with the help of Mi Note 10's 2MP macro camera. To let you take closer looks at the unseen beauty of the smallest things, the sensor has a size of 1.75μm, an aperture of f/2.4 and offers a minimum 1.5cm focus distance.

Steady handheld night photography

Using 1/1.33" large sensor, 1.6μm 4-in-1 Superpixels and the all-new AI algorithm, Mi Note 10 can shutter brighter and crisper night-time shots with ease. Built-in features such as Laser Focus, Phase detection focus and Contrast detection focus allow the camera module to focus fastly on any object and take exceptional photos - even at night, respectively.

Furthermore, you can now shoot in RAW - yes, Mi Note 10 has support for RAW multi-frame noise reduction. Along with these, you get dual LEDs and dual soft light on the back!

Rear camera photography features

Mi Note 10's rear camera does have plethora of useful features such as Smart ultra-wide angle mode and edge distortion correction, 108M, Moon mode, Portrait mode, Full body portrait mode, Panorama mode, Pro mode, Burst mode, HDR, AI Beautify, AI smart slimming, up to 27 AI scene detection, Group photo face correction. The camera makes use of the full screen and supports Face recognition, Custom watermark, Photo timer, Leveling, AI lens flare and AI Studio lighting.

Sample pics, shot on the rear camera:

Rear camera video features

Mi Note 10 records videos in different resolutions and frame rates, smoothly. With the rear camera, you have a max video resolution of 3840x2160 pixels; via using the macro lens and the ultra-wide angle lens, you can easily record slow-motion videos at 960fps and 4K videos at 30fps, respectively. Backed by the features like 960fps smart audio pairing, short video editing, video beautify, EIS stabilizing and motion tracking, the rear camera makes videos as below:

4K recording 30fps
1080p recording 60fps/30fps
720p recording 30fps
1080p slow-motion recording 120fps/240fps
720p slow-motion recording120fps/240fps/960fps

Vlog mode

Making cinematic video is now a piece of cake - with vlog mode, you get 7 different options: ‘Activities’, ‘Dreams’, ‘Rhythm’, ‘Stop motion’, ‘Holidays’, ‘Travel’ and ‘Memories’ - which are enough for having cinematic effects just in an instant.

#DareToDiscover: Are you excited about world's first 108MP Penta camera array?
Let us know in the comments below!!


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Manjeet dahiya | from Redmi Note 4


Awesome! Want to try this phone 😍😘
2019-11-07 23:05:48

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al3ttar | from Redmi Note 5


2019-11-07 23:16:36


Gangbuzzcrew | from MI 5X


thanks for sharing
2019-11-07 23:21:51

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rock jyjy byby | from Mi A1


2019-11-08 00:18:40

Rookie Bunny

rock jyjy byby | from Mi A1


Amazing phone.
2019-11-08 00:29:46

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Elnezman | from Redmi 7


2019-11-08 01:25:48

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Seragios | from Redmi 5


Thanks for sharing
2019-11-08 01:28:22

Master Bunny

608612795 | from app


Camera looks great
Will see how it performs
2019-11-08 03:59:15

Advanced Bunny

Bunnyprasad | from Redmi Note 5 Pro


thanks for sharing
2019-11-08 04:03:53

Master Bunny

klappasaki | from Mi 9T Pro


Thanks for sharing this amazing phone, mate.
2019-11-08 05:28:06
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