One of the best smartphones on the market in many segments. It also received the 1st place in the rating of Chinese smartphones under $300, since it’s really possible to take it on Aliexpress for $270.
Despite the low price, the smartphone runs on a Snapdragon 845 processor, equipped with a 4000 mAh battery and a good 6.2″ IPS screen, that covered with Gorilla Glass. Also, Xiaomi announces the implementation of an effective technology of liquid cooling of processor, so throttling, like on Mi 8, should not be here. So for a little money, you get a powerful semi-flagship with high autonomy and face recognition technology with an infrared scanner.
As for the camera, device got block of 2 modules:
- Primary: 12 Mp, f / 1.9, 1.4 microns
- Depth sensor: 5 MP, f / 2
The native camera application shows good results during the day and in the evening, but after installing Gcam (Google Camera), the quality increases noticeably, the dynamic range become wider, the noice level goes down.