Xiaomi Mi 10 and Mi 10 Pro launched globally with the Snapdragon 865, 108MP camera, and 90Hz display

Xiaomi Mi 10 and Mi 10 Pro launched globally with the Snapdragon 865, 108MP camera, and 90Hz display

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Xiaomi launched its newest flagship, the Mi 10 and Mi 10 Pro in China just last month. The company planned to bring their flagship to regions outside of China, but COVID-19 did delay their plans by first getting MWC 2020 cancelled, and recently, getting the Indian launch postponed indefinitely. In an online event, Xiaomi is now launching the Mi 10 and Mi 10 Pro globally, with a specific focus on the EEA market.

Xiaomi Mi 10 XDA Forums

Xiaomi Mi 10 and Mi 10 Pro: Specifications

SpecificationXiaomi Mi 10Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro
Dimension & Weight
  • 162.6 x 74.8 x 9 mm
  • 208g
  • 162.6 x 74.8 x 9 mm
  • 208g
Display
  • 6.67″ OLED
  • 2340 x 1080
  • HDR10+
  • 90Hz
  • 180Hz touch response
  • Peak Brightness: 1120 nits
  • Hole-punch for camera
  • 6.67″ OLED
  • 2340 x 1080
  • HDR10+
  • 90Hz
  • 180Hz touch response
  • Peak Brightness: 1200 nits
  • Hole-punch for camera
Security
  • In-display fingerprint sensor
  • Software-based face recognition
  • In-display fingerprint sensor
  • Software-based face recognition
System-on-ChipQualcomm Snapdragon 865:

  • 1x Kryo 585 (ARM Cortex-A77-based) Prime core @ 2.84GHz
  • 3x Kryo 585 (ARM Cortex-A77-based) Performance core @ 2.4GHz
  • 4x Kryo 385 (ARM Cortex A55-based) Efficiency cores @ 1.8GHz

Adreno 650

Qualcomm Snapdragon 865:

  • 1x Kryo 585 (ARM Cortex-A77-based) Prime core @ 2.84GHz
  • 3x Kryo 585 (ARM Cortex-A77-based) Performance core @ 2.4GHz
  • 4x Kryo 385 (ARM Cortex A55-based) Efficiency cores @ 1.8GHz

Adreno 650

RAMup to 12GB LPDDR5up to 12GB LPDDR5
Storageup to 256GB UFS 3.0up to 512GB UFS 3.0
Battery & Charging
  • 4,780 mAh
  • 30W Fast Wired Charging
  • 30W Fast Wireless Charging
  • 10W Reverse Wireless Charging
  • 4,500 mAh
  • 50W Fast Charging
  • 30W Fast Wireless Charging
  • 10W Reverse Wireless Charging
Rear Camera
  • 108MP Wide 1/1.33″, 7P lens, OIS
  • 13MP Ultra-Wide, 123°,  f/2.4
  • 2MP f/2.4 Macro Camera
  • 2MP f/2.4 Depth Sensor
  • 108MP Wide 1/1.33″ 8P Lens, OIS
  • 20MP Ultra-wide, 117°, f/2.2, 6P Lens
  • 12MP Portrait Lens, f/2.0
  • 8MP Telephoto Lens with 10x Hybrid Zoom, OIS
Front Camera20MP20MP
Software VersionAndroid 10Android 10
Connectivity
  • 5G: SA/NSA
  • Wi-Fi 6
  • USB Type-C
  • NFC
  • Bluetooth v5.0
  • 5G: SA/ NSA
  • Wi-Fi 6
  • USB Type-C
  • NFC
  • Bluetooth v5.0
AudioStereo speakers, Hi-Res Audio certifiedStereo speakers, Hi-Res Audio certified
ColorsCoral Green, Twilight GreySolstice Grey, Alpine White

The Xiaomi Mi 10 and Mi 10 Pro are very similar to each other, with barely any differences in their design, and just a few key differences internally.

Most of the front of the device is dominated by the 6.67″ OLED 90Hz FHD+ display that is curved on the side edges. The camera sits within the hole punch on the top left corner. The rest of the device is a standard affair of glass and metal sandwich, with a USB port on the bottom but no 3.5 mm headphone jack. Both the Mi 10 and Mi 10 Pro come with quad-rear camera setups, but the sensors are different.

The Mi 10 series is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 SoC, coupled with LPDDR5 RAM and UFS 3.0 storage. There is no microSD expandability on board, so choose the storage capacity that will last you for your usage through the years.

The biggest difference between the two phones is the rear camera setup. The primary camera on both is a 108MP sensor with OIS, though the Pro gets an 8P lens setup against the 7P lens setup on the regular variant. The specifications start diverging at this stage. The Mi 10 gets a 13MP ultra-wide, 2MP macro, and 2MP depth sensor. On the other hand, the Mi 10 Pro keeps up its Pro reputation with a 20MP ultra-wide with, a 12MP portrait, and an 8MP telephoto camera with OIS. Both the phones are capable of 8K video recording, as well as record Portrait Video, videos with Color Focus (focus is in color, while the background is monochrome), and ShootSteady videos (EIS + OIS).

Battery capacity and wired charging speeds are also different on the phones. The Mi 10 gets a larger 4,780mAh battery with 30W fast charging support while the Pro gets a relatively smaller 4,500mAh battery with faster 50W charging support. Both the devices get 30W fast wireless charging support and support for 10W reverse wireless charging. Surprisingly, both the phones come with a 65W charging brick in the box, so you can use the same charger even with laptops.

Pricing and Availability

The Xiaomi Mi 10 will be available for €799 for the 8GB + 128GB variant, and €899 for the 8GB + 256GB variant.

The Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro will be available for €999 for the 8GB + 256GB variant. China did get 12GB RAM variants, but these are not available globally just yet.

The device goes on pre-order in various parts of Europe, from April 1, 2020, onwards.