Xiaomi Mi 10 and Xiaomi Mi 10 PRO has officially been announced with a 6.67-inch FHD+ AMOLED 90Hz display, powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 with up to 12GB RAM, 108-megapixels QUAD-rear cameras.
The MI 10 and Mi 10 PRO are the company’s latest flagship Smartphones and was launched during an event in China. Before the official launch, there are a series of rumors which now seem to be right.
Well, we were supposed to see the phones at Xiaomi’s global event in Barcelona, but due to the cancellation of Mobile World Congress 2020, that won’t happen anymore.
Xiaomi Mi 10 and Mi 10 PRO
*. Display: 6.67-inch (2340 × 1080 pixels) Full HD+ AMOLED 19.5:9 aspect ratio HDR10 + display with 90Hz refresh rate, with Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection
*. Dimensions: 162.6 × 74.8 × 8.96mm
*. Weight: 208g
*. Processor: Octa-Core Snapdragon 865 7nm Mobile Platform
*. GPU: Adreno 650
*. RAM: 8GB / 12GB LPPDDR5
*. Storage: 128GB / 256GB / 512GB UFS 3.0 storage
*. SIM: Dual SIM (nano + nano)
*. OS: MIUI 11 based on Android 10
*. Back Cameras: 108MP rear camera with 1/ 1.33″ Samsung sensor, 12MP 1/2.6-inch 2PD sensor with 1.4um for 2x zoom and portrait, 8MP telephoto lens for 10x hybrid zoom and 50x digital zoom, 5x optical zoom, OIS, 20MP 117° (13MP 123° in Mi 10) ultra-wide-angle lens
*. Front camera: 20-megapixels front-facing camera
*. Fingerprint sensor: YES (in-display)
*. Infrared sensor: YES
*. Network and connectivity: USB Type-C audio, Hi-Res audio, 1216 1.0cc speaker, 5G SA/NSA Dual 4G VoLTE, WiFi 6 802.11 ax (2.4GHz + 5GHz) 8 x / MU-MIMO, Bluetooth 5.1, GPS (L1 + L5), NFC, USB Type-C
*. Battery: 4780mAh (Mi 10) with 30W QC 4+ and 4500mAh (Mi 10 PRO) with 50W QC 4+ / PD3.0 wired, 30W wireless fast charging, 10w wireless reverse charging
As usual, both phones arrive with similar specifications and features, there are only a few differences, which can be found in the cameras and battery features.
The Xiaomi Mi 10 arrives in Titanium Black, Ice Blue, and Peach Gold colors and Mi 10 Pro in Starry Blue and Pearl White colors options.
Both flagship phones sport a premium 3D glass back with Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection, curved displays with an in-screen punch hole at the top left, which is a selfie camera cut-out.
Mi 10 and Mi 10 PRO packs a 6.67-inch Full HD+ curved AMOLED display with 90Hz refresh rate and 180Hz touch sampling rate, DC dimming, and 4096-level screen brightness adjustment.
They both carry with four QUAD-rear camera setup, which includes the 108MP Samsung sensor with 1/1.33″ sensor, supports OIS and incorporates a 4-in-1 (1.6μm) Super Pixel with the latest RAW multi-frame noise reduction algorithm to capture rich detail, even in low-light conditions.
While the Mi 10’s rear camera setup includes a 13MP wide-angle lens, a 2MP macro sensor, and a 2MP depth sensor with no telephoto lens.
And the Mi 10 PRO carries another secondary lens, a 12-megapixels telephoto camera with supports 2x optical zoom with dual PD autofocus, an 8MP telephoto camera that supports 10x hybrid zoom and 50x digital zoom, and 20MP ultra-wide-angle camera.
However, during the event launch, the company noted that the Mi 10 Pro has scored 124 points on DXOMark topping the charts. They both come with 20-megapixels front-facing camera. The series supports 4K and 8K video recording with OIS and EIS.
Both phones are powered by the same Octa-Core Snapdragon 865 7nm Mobile Platform with Adreno 650 GPU, coupled with
3000mm² VC liquid cooling plate + graphene + multi-layer graphite.
You can find the phones in either 8GB LPPDDR5 RAM with 128GB / 256GB UFS 3.0 storage / 12GB LPPDDR5 RAM with 256GB / 512GB UFS 3.0 storage.
Support Dual SIM (nano + nano), and thanks to the Snapdragon X55 Modem, it supports 5G SA/NSA, along with Dual 4G VoLTE, WiFi 6 802.11 ax (2.4GHz + 5GHz) 8 x / MU-MIMO, Bluetooth 5.1, GPS (L1 + L5), NFC, USB Type-C.
Both runs on MIUI 11 based on Android 10 out of the box. The M 10 is backed by a 4780mAh battery with 30W QC 4+ and 4500mAh on Mi 10 PRO with 50W QC 4+ / PD3.0 wired, both support 30W wireless fast charging, 10w wireless reverse charging.
Well, the 50W fast charging on the Mi 10 PRO wins over the recently announced Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra’s 45W fast charging by a small perimeter. There is NFC, 1cc dual linear speakers, and Hi-Res audio support.
For availability, the Xiaomi Mi 10 will be available starting from Valentine’s day, February 14th and Mi 10 Pro starting from February 18th in China.
Price of Mi 10 and Mi 10 Pro
|Price||Xiaomi Mi 10||Xiaomi Mi 10 PRO|
|8GB RAM + 128GB storage||3,999 Chinese yuan ($573)||4,999 Chinese yuan ($716)|
|8GB RAM + 256GB storage||4,299 Chinese yuan ($616)||5,499 Chinese yuan ($787)|
|12GB RAM + 256GB storage||4,699 Chinese yuan ($673)||5,999 Chinese yuan ($859)|
The Xiaomi Mi 10 and Mi 10 Pro are already available for preorder in China. The phone will be coming to India sooner, but they will import the device to the country and that will inflate the pricing.