The much-talked-about Xiaomi Mi 10 and Mi 10 Pro have been launched in China and jiving with the earlier rumors they come packed with the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 SoC, 5G compatibility, and 108MP quad-rear-camera setup. Apart from that, both the devices flaunt hole-punch curved AMOLED display, Wi-Fi 6, and fast charging support.
Both the Mi 10 and Mi 10 Pro design-wise are identical and in terms of specs they bear many similarities as well. However, contrast is seen in battery size, wired fast charging support, and storage capacity; alongside the major difference reflected in the rear-mounted camera specs.
Despite having been armed with premium specifications the Mi 10 series has been priced pretty judiciously so as not to burn a hole in anyone’s pocket. The Mi 10 starts at just CNY3,999 (Approx. USD572) while the Mi 10 Pro begins at CNY4,999 (Approx. USD716).
Xiaomi Mi 10 specifications
Talking about the specs of the Mi 10, the smartphone packs a 6.67-inch curved AMOLED display with Full HD+ resolution, 1,120 nit brightness, 90Hz refresh rates, and 180Hz touch sampling rates. The screen has a side-aligned punch-hole cutout which is first in the Mi lineup.
Under the hood, the Mi 10 is powered by Qualcomm’s latest Snapdragon 865 SoC which is paired with 8GB/12GB RAM and 128GB/256GB UFS 3.0 internal storage. The smartphone boots MIUI 11 running over Android 10.
The Mi 10 includes a 4,780mAh battery armed with 30W wired as well as 30W wireless fast charging technology. There is also10W reverse charging facility offered in tow.
- Xiaomi Mi Note 10 and Mi Note 10 Pro launched with 108MP Penta camera and 5,260mAh battery
- Xiaomi announced Mi MIX Alpha with wrap-around display
- Xiaomi Mi A3 launched with AMOLED display, 48MP triple rear cameras, and in-display fingerprint sensor
Regarding optics, the Mi 10 mounts quad-camera setup at the back with a 108MP primary sensor running the show. The other three sensors include a 13MP ultra-wide-angle sensor, 2MP macro sensor, and a 2MP depth sensor. For selfies and video calling, there lives a 20MP selfie shooter inside the punch-hole cutout.
Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro specifications
The Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro offers the same 6.67-inch FHD+ curved AMOLED display with 1,120 nit brightness, 90Hz refresh rates, and 180Hz touch sampling rates as found in the Mi 10. Pumping power from under the hood is the same Snapdragon 865 SoC mated to 8GB/12GB RAM and 256GB/512GB default storage based on UFS 3.0. The Mi 10 Pro runs MIUI 11 slapped on top of Android 10.
Despite being a Pro version, the Mi 10 Pro, is stacked with a smaller 4,500mAh battery but it compensates for this lack by getting the support of 50W wired fast charging. However, similar to the Mi 10, it boasts the same 30W wireless and 10W reverse fast charging support.
The Mi 10 Pro has a front-facing 20MP selfie camera same as the Mi 10, but the real deal about the phone is its heavy-duty rear camera setup. Besides the 108MP primary sensor, the Mi 10 Pro wields a 20MP ultra-wide sensor, a 12MP telephoto sensor, and a 12MP depth sensor.
It is pertinent to note that the Mi 10 Pro outstripped all the existing smartphones in camera performance by amassing 124 points on the DxoMark camera benchmark no sooner than it launched.
The Mi 10 series was to launch for the global market at MWC 2020, but the event is now called off due to the Coronavirus outbreak. Expectedly, the new date for the global launch of these phones will be announced soon. So, to catch the updates on time stay tuned with us.