The 108MP PHONE?? Xiaomi Mi Note 10 / Mi CC9 Pro review!

  • Published: 06 November 2019
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  • Vikas Shelke
    Vikas Shelke  7 minutes back

    108 MP won't give good photos on such small lenses. It's marketing gimmick. Phones costing 50000 inr and above snap better photos and videos with meagre 12 MP

    • Tal Lin
      Tal Lin  1 days back

      @4:40 I'm not sure I'm following what you're saying. Are you talking about 2K considering this phone _has_ more than 2,000 (though too much for the 2k standard, actually) horizontal pixels when held horizontally (in the orientation screen resolution standards are usually considered), or are you comparing this phone to the few that have screens with ~2,000 pixels sideways when held vertically? Because that is usually termed 4K like in television resolutions of 3,840x2,160 (even though it's obviously less than 4,000 pixels wide).

      If it's the first option: the taller screen has its benefits, but I think they started using more than 1,920 pixels because bezel-free phones need screen area allocated for digital navigation buttons, and if they don't want it to cover screen area usually kept for the regular 16:9 image that calls for taller screens.

      If it's the second option: I suppose 4K on a phone display would still feel a bit sharper, but it's mostly pointless unless you want to use it for VR where the screen is both very close to your eyes _and_ the horizontal resolution is effectively halved.

      • Natasha Nicole
        Natasha Nicole  2 days back

        Fix your audio levels pls

        • Edmundajw
          Edmundajw  2 days back

          You seem to have got rather confused on the camera section. You start off by saying that the camera performs better on the 27mp mode than the 108mp. I'm about to point out that, well, of course, it's the same camera, using four times the pixel sensors per pixel. But then you go onto explain that it's split into 4 (quad Bayer). Fine. But then you conclude that you don't see the point in a 108mp camera... Eeerm, haven't you just shown it? Yes, a 108mp image is pointless, but using the 108mp sensor to produce 27mp images gives you good photos. Using 4:1 pixels gives you better colours than just 1:1 as with the 108mp output mode. Using 4 pixels effectively gives you 4 times the light per pixel, giving you the bigger sensor you discussed at the beginning. So your final point doesn't really make sense. You've just shown it to work...

          • Vikram Kumar
            Vikram Kumar  2 days back

            India lunch date

            • Gurpreet Bhatti
              Gurpreet Bhatti  3 days back

              Mi high end phones are crap. Used A1 , S2 in past. They were very good phones of that range, Last year i bought Mi 9 pro , which is really a crap phone.

              • Yankappa p valdi
                Yankappa p valdi  3 days back

                So super smartphone...

                • ZN Huang
                  ZN Huang  3 days back

                  I'm honored to say that I tried the Mix Alpha yesterday! But seems no difference for the image produced from 108MP camera. Maybe I didn't zoom out the picture for details

                  • ZN Huang
                    ZN Huang  3 days back

                    FYI, you can apply the $190-5 promo code: LOVE11 for Mi Note 10 on AliExpress Xiaomi official store

                • Shubhankar Mondal
                  Shubhankar Mondal  3 days back

                  Loved Your Review.

                  • Tenktory
                    Tenktory  4 days back

                    I haven't used this phone, but looking at the footage it is really laggy comparing to OP.

                    • gojek grabbike
                      gojek grabbike  4 days back

                      Does the mi note 10 pro have dual band GPS L1+L5 ???

                      • tech world
                        tech world  4 days back

                        It is not for the gamer, it's for a game changer.

                        • Mr Comer
                          Mr Comer  5 days back

                          We need varieties of different phones.. That's different.. I say get it more pickles I like it cause I take a picture and zoom in it looks way better.. Then a 12 mega pickles..

                          • Mr Comer
                            Mr Comer  5 days back

                            Damn hating right off the jump.. Cause if Samsung would of drop the 108 mega pickles He would be bragging and boasting and drooling all over the 108 mega pickles.. Lol smh..even though that 108 mega pickles is a Samsung camera.. Oh don't just watch and go by what he say check other tech reviewers out.. You will get different inputs.. 😜

                            • raphabaer
                              raphabaer  5 days back

                              Objektiv - sachlich - und eine eingene Meinung ! Danke !

                              • Ghulam Mehdi
                                Ghulam Mehdi  5 days back

                                This video is sponsored by Samsung and Apple... Shame on you

                                • khanaMaker delhi
                                  khanaMaker delhi  5 days back

                                  IR blaster, my necessity

                                  • Aoi Kemono
                                    Aoi Kemono  5 days back

                                    Even over a year of quad bayer phones and "pixel binning", no one has bothered to test or can tell with any certainty if the whole combine four pixels Into one big one is a load of horseshit or not. Is it better than having just one big pixel? Because from what I've seen, none of the quad bayer sensors are really any better, and in many cases worse, than a traditional layout. This camera might have been more impressive if it was 27MP and not 108MP. Just marketing bullshit from Sony and Samsung sensor division. Form over function. If it was really any better don't you think professional cameras would be all over this quad bayer stuff? You could have 1000MP on a DSLR!

                                    • Pietje Pannenkoek
                                      Pietje Pannenkoek  5 days back

                                      Camera has the highest Dxomark score 121!
                                      The sd 730G can play every game you want.
                                      And you aren't giving it the credits it deserves! Why?

                                      • k7
                                        k7  1 days back

                                        lol ytf are believing in dxomark's shit? and you’re getting shitty 730g when Xiaomi itself is offering 855 in the same price range. this phone is as gimmicky as the company itself.

                                    • Matjaž Založnik
                                      Matjaž Založnik  5 days back

                                      dmc cm1 has 1inch

                                      • Phuck Hugh
                                        Phuck Hugh  5 days back

                                        What app drawer app do you recommend?

                                        • hmilles
                                          hmilles  5 days back

                                          when will reviewers learn the basics of photography already... no, there's no difference in "distortion" between a digitally cropped 3.8x zoom and a 5x optical zoom

                                          • Awudu Awudu
                                            Awudu Awudu  5 days back

                                            F***k Google and Apple, Huawei and Xiaomi are taking over..

                                            • Depressed Bois
                                              Depressed Bois  5 days back

                                              Apple : Watching this video
                                              Also apple : Hmmm.... lets go make iphone xl ( Extra Lite )

                                              • Reinard C.
                                                Reinard C.  6 days back


                                                • imran khan
                                                  imran khan  6 days back

                                                  Does it have a SD card slot

                                                  • imran khan
                                                    imran khan  3 days back

                                                    @Travis Davids videos yes and I do take photos like a madman because I'm constantly travelling. How much of that 128gb is free after the os. What about apps also.

                                                  • Travis Davids
                                                    Travis Davids  3 days back

                                                    @imran khan unless you're snapping photos like a madman and recording tons of 4k video it will fill up quickly. It depends how u use it but 128gb should last quite s while. I don't think you'll be shooting 108mp photos all the time.

                                                  • imran khan
                                                    imran khan  3 days back

                                                    @Travis Davids how can you say 128gb is more than enough space, when it's got a 108 mega pixel camera and what about 4k video.

                                                  • Travis Davids
                                                    Travis Davids  4 days back

                                                    No, only 128GB which is more than enough space.

                                                • Chhabi R Mishra
                                                  Chhabi R Mishra  6 days back

                                                  Please make a video on redmi 8a and will it work in America

                                                  • Tomáš Novotný
                                                    Tomáš Novotný  6 days back

                                                    What is the colour of the phone? Seems blue to me

                                                    • George Vlialis
                                                      George Vlialis  6 days back

                                                      app drawer can be enabled on miui 11 in the settings.

                                                      • bloozism
                                                        bloozism  6 days back

                                                        Can you buy this phone in the west?

                                                        • Vincent Döhring
                                                          Vincent Döhring  6 days back

                                                          I really wonder what an official G-Cam developed by Google for this device would do,

                                                          • Vincent Döhring
                                                            Vincent Döhring  6 days back

                                                            So.. This phone has an almost 2x bigger battery, 3 more cameras, a headphone jack, ... And is still $300 less than the Pixel

                                                            • vivi xD
                                                              vivi xD  3 days back

                                                              64gigs extra as well

                                                          • Chaotic Massachusett
                                                            Chaotic Massachusett  6 days back

                                                            Finally someone who gets it!

                                                            • aditya kedia
                                                              aditya kedia  6 days back

                                                              Can you please make a video about Rog Phone 2 skins from capesindia? They have skins for Rog Phone 2, Aero case and charger. It's really awesome and I'm sure lots of user gonna love it.
                                                              Im using it that's why Im requesting. Awesome quality n precision.

                                                              • Tim Stifler
                                                                Tim Stifler  6 days back

                                                                All reviewers focus too much on 108 mp. I think it's more worth it to give review on the 27 mp output.

                                                                • Noor Elharty
                                                                  Noor Elharty  7 days back

                                                                  i didn't know that Quentin Tarantino was doing phone reviews untill now !

                                                                  • Mohammad Anas
                                                                    Mohammad Anas  7 days back

                                                                    Did I hear MI Note 9 at 7:14?

                                                                    • Abdelgadir Elbaloula
                                                                      Abdelgadir Elbaloula  7 days back

                                                                      And this was an another review that will make a person overthink about what will be his/her next phone?
                                                                      We need a real usage experience review rather than telling us what the phone has and what hasn't, listing out the features and talk about them would not give the sense of what the phone gonna be.
                                                                      Thanks anyway

                                                                      • A анонимный
                                                                        A анонимный  7 days back

                                                                        My only gripe is the SOC... I'd be good with a 855 (not even 855+). But a 730G for this price... it's a niche SOC only found in a very few phones. Good luck with custom roms and such.. :(

                                                                        • A LE MONKY
                                                                          A LE MONKY  7 days back

                                                                          I have a iPhone 7plus and I wanna switch to android what’s the best phone to switch

                                                                        • AHMED TUTUL
                                                                          AHMED TUTUL  7 days back

                                                                          Your opinion🤗which colour is the best?

                                                                          • Airbag888
                                                                            Airbag888  7 days back

                                                                            I'd be all over this phone but it seems xda dev support is dwindling and phone bootloaders are more and more locked forever. It's a sad time to be an android user imo :(

                                                                            • Titus Judah
                                                                              Titus Judah  1 weeks back

                                                                              Special appearance by Mr. Mobile.

                                                                              • Badhan Goswami
                                                                                Badhan Goswami  1 weeks back

                                                                                7:12 it's not Mi note 9

                                                                                • Gal
                                                                                  Gal  1 weeks back

                                                                                  So far, compared to the Samsung Note 10+, it seems the Xiaomi is killing it. So many more details on the Xiaomi photos there's barely a competition here.. BTW, the phone costs $499 now.

                                                                                  • Crow Armbrust
                                                                                    Crow Armbrust  1 weeks back

                                                                                    I would buy a version with dual camera tbh. I love the specs (processor, battery, display, etc) but I'm not honestly into taking pictures so yeah the camera is too much for me and maybe I should wait more.

                                                                                    • Mbongza
                                                                                      Mbongza  1 weeks back

                                                                                      imagine if these were on a google pixel 🤔

                                                                                      • Run Lefty Run
                                                                                        Run Lefty Run  7 days back

                                                                                        @Mbongza I understand. It will happen though.

                                                                                      • Mbongza
                                                                                        Mbongza  7 days back

                                                                                        Run Lefty Run yes, what i’m saying is, this camera setup would be a beast on a google pixel itself instead of using apk on Xiaomi

                                                                                      • Run Lefty Run
                                                                                        Run Lefty Run  7 days back

                                                                                        @Mbongza it does a better job than the stock camera.

                                                                                      • Mbongza
                                                                                        Mbongza  7 days back

                                                                                        Run Lefty Run somehow for me the apk doesn’t look as good as the original pixel camera, maybe it’s just me

                                                                                      • Run Lefty Run
                                                                                        Run Lefty Run  1 weeks back

                                                                                        You can install the pixel camera apk. Done!

                                                                                    • vegangsta
                                                                                      vegangsta  1 weeks back

                                                                                      Why do tech youtubers who are not photographers or video Graphers give reviews about cameras. Check out dxo marks for this camera and Mr who's the boss