Xiaomi Mi 10 5G or OnePlus 8? Twitterati argues quality, price tag and performance
Mi 10 5G starts at Rs 49,999, and OnePlus 8 base variant is priced at Rs 41,999.
Chinese smartphone manufacturer Xiaomi took the wraps off its flagship smartphone with features like 108MP quad-camera setup, UHD 8K video recording and fastest 30W wireless charging.
The smartphone sports a 6.67-inch Curved E3 AMOLED display with 19.5:9 aspect ratio and 90Hz refresh rate. It is powered by the 2.84GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 SoC with Adreno 650 GPU.
The device packs a quad-rear camera setup with a 108MP main camera, 13MP wide-angle lens and a pair of 2MP cameras. In the front camera, it has 20MP camera sensor. The phone houses a 4,780 mAh battery with 10W reverse wireless charging support.
#Mi10 5G with #108MP Camera!India prices: 8GB+128GB = Rs 49,9998GB+256GB = Rs 54,999#Xiaomi ❤️ #Mi10 #108MP… https://t.co/koi38BGTdG— Manu Kumar Jain (@manukumarjain) 1588922565000
However, despite its amazing features, the Xiaomi fans were not impressed with the new smartphone, thanks to its expensive price tag. The phone was priced at Rs 49,999 (8GB + 128GB), and Rs 54,999 (8GB + 256GB).
Within hours of the launch, several people took to Twitter to express their disappointment, and MIUI, Mi 10 and OnePlus started tending on the micro-blogging site. Most people started comparing the price tag, features and performance of OnePlus 8 and 8 Pro with the newly-launched phone.
Rs 49,999 for the Mi 10. Of course, comparisons will be made with the OnePlus 8 Pro. The big difference is in term… https://t.co/4rmPZqTUgT— Nimish Dubey (@nimishdubey) 1588925949000
@beebomco Foolish pricing! One plus 8 pro seems a better deal except for the camera— Aman_ (@ImAmanKasat) 1588922498000
@pakshal_porwal @ishanagarwal24 Oneplus is always better then realme and samsung and xiaomi only apple is more prem… https://t.co/8wUWELtdrq— Mｒ〆ROHAN (@RohanNain007) 1588925635000
@stufflistings @XiaomiIndia has gone crazy. 50K for a xiaomi device is UNACCEPTABLE. People will put 5K more and go… https://t.co/zHjrAgQLor— Cosmonaut (@soyuz100) 1588923630000
Last month on April 14, OnePlus unveiled the flagship 8 Series in its first online-only launch event. OnePlus 8 was launched in three storage variants - 6GB + 128GB at Rs 41,999, 8GB + 128GB at Rs 44,999 and 12GB + 256GB at Rs 49,999. OnePlus 8 Pro for 8GB + 128GB version will cost Rs 54,999, and 12GB + 256GB will be available at Rs 59,999.
And pop goes our heart...#OnePlusPopupBundle #OnePlus8Series https://t.co/YBg0dnSnAT— OnePlus India (@OnePlus_IN) 1586883786000
Both devices - Oneplus 8/8Pro and Mi 10 - are available for purchase and pre-orders, respectively, on Amazon India along with other their respective websites.