It’s been several months since Xiaomi unveiled its Mi 10 flagship devices but a pair of premium mid-rangers – in the form the of Mi 10T and Mi 10T Pro – look to be right around the corner.
While we’re not expecting to see a pop-up camera amongst this year’s 10T devices, it looks as though these new phones will sport some promising hardware that borrows from the existing Mi 10 line, making them compelling value-for-money propositions.
As shared by the_tech_guy on Twitter, the first sign of the Mi 10T line that caught the internet’s attention appeared at the start of August, as part of a configuration file from Xiaomi’s camera app that names two devices; the ‘Apollo’ and ‘Apollo Pro’, said to be the Mi 10T and 10T Pro respectively.
The file also reveals that the Pro model will sport a 108Mp camera sensor – a highlight of the top existing Mi 10 devices, while the more modest 10T opts for a still-impressive-sounding 64Mp sensor; each as part of a triple camera arrangement.
Some of the upcoming Xiaomi smartphones spotted.Code-names and cameras1, apollo, apollo global, apollo india : 64MP triple cameras2, apollo global pro, apollo india pro : 108MP triple camaras3, gauguin, gauguinpro : 108MP triple cameras pic.twitter.com/ECISJJDNTU
— the_tech_guy (@_the_tech_guy)
August 9, 2020
Also from Twitter, established leaker Abhishek Yadav posted what appeared to be a near-complete render of the Mi 10T Pro’s back, which focuses on that big 108Mp camera sensor, bearing a clear resemblance to the camera setup found on the Vivo X50 Pro. Further down the phone’s silver back, text highlighting its 5G capabilities can also be seen.
Mi 10T Pro Without Watermark. pic.twitter.com/UyUy2EJ7cK
— Abhishek Yadav (@yabhishekhd)
August 26, 2020
Abhishek also states that the Mi 10T Pro will boast a large 5000mAh battery, an impressively-smooth 144Hz high refresh rate display and (potentially) a side-mounted fingerprint sensor.
If that wasn’t enough, the above-leaked render was promptly followed up by actual hands-on photos pulled from a listing on online marketplace, OfferUp. The shots show the back of the Mi 10T Pro in more detail, including the model number (M2007J3SG), as well as proof of a hole-punch front-facing camera and dual-SIM support.
Source: XDA Developers
XDA Developers, who shared the photos, also unearthed in kernel sources that the Mi 10T will use a flagship-class Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 processor, while the 10T Pro will leverage the tuned Snapdragon 865+.
Once we know more regarding any specs, features, price or availability information, we’ll update this piece accordingly.
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