Mi 10 and Mi 10 Pro were officially launched as the latest flagship phones by Xiaomi earlier on Thursday. The new Mi-series smartphones come with curved AMOLED display panels and flaunt quad rear cameras to take on the competition. The Xiaomi Mi 10 and Mi 10 Pro, both run Android 10 out-of-the-box, with the latest MIUI on top. Other key specifications of the two phones include Qualcomm SNapdragon 865 SoC and 20-megapixel selfie shooter. That being said, both the Mi 10 and Mi 10 Pro have some major differences that you should consider before making the buying decision.
Xiaomi Mi 10 vs Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro: Specifications, features
Xiaomi Mi 10 and Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro, both come with dual-SIM (Nano) support and run Android 10 with MIUI 11 on top. The smartphones also have identical 6.67-inch full-HD+ (1080x2340 pixels) curved AMOLED display with 90Hz refresh rate and 180Hz touch sampling rate. The display panels also have the hole-punch design, HDR10+ support, and Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection. Under the hood, both handsets have the Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 SoC, paired with up to 12GB of LPDDR5 RAM. The Mi 10, however, has up to 256GB of UFS 3.0 storage, while the Mi 10 Pro comes with as much as 512GB UFS of 3.0 storage.
Mi 10 vs Mi 10 Pro: Cameras
For photos and videos, the Mi 10 and Mi 10 Pro have quad rear cameras. The camera setups, however, have different sensors on both phones. The Mi 10 houses a 108-megapixel primary sensor with a seven-element f/1.69 lens and OIS support, 13-megapixel secondary sensor with a 123-degree f/2.4 lens, and a pair of 2-megapixel sensors with f/2.4 lenses. The Mi 10 Pro, on the other hand, has a 108-megapixel primary sensor with an eight-element f/1.69 lens, 8-megapixel secondary sensor with an f/2.0 lens to enable 10x hybrid zoom, 12-megapixel tertiary sensor with a portrait f/2.0 lens with 2x optical zoom support, and a 20-megapixel quaternary sensor with an f/2.2 wide-angle lens that has a field-of-view (FoV) of 117 degrees.
The Xiaomi Mi 10 and Mi 10 Pro also come with a 20-megapixel selfie camera that supports features such as AI Camera, Mimoji Cute Shot, 3D Beauty, and Front Panorama.
Connectivity options on both the Mi 10 and Mi 10 Pro include dual-mode 5G (SA + NSA), 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth v5.1, GPS/ A-GPS, and a USB-Type C port. The smartphones also come with in-display fingerprint sensor.
The Xiaomi Mi 10 packs a 4,780mAh battery with 30W wired and wireless charging support. However, the Mi 10 Pro includes a smaller, 4,500mAh battery than what's available on the Mi 10 but with 50W wired fast charging and 30W wireless fast charging. Both phones also come with 10W reverse wireless charging support.