Mi 10 and Mi 10 Pro were officially launched as the latest flagship phones by Xiaomi earlier on Thursday. The new smartphones come with curved AMOLED display panels and flaunt quad rear cameras to take on the competition. The Xiaomi Mi 10 and Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro both also run Android 10 out-of-the-box, with the latest MIUI on top. Xiaomi has additionally provided a hole-punch display design and a gradient back on both phones. That being said, both the Mi 10 and Mi 10 Pro have some major differences that you should consider before making the buying decision.
So to make things easier for you, we take a look at the Mi 10 and Mi 10 Pro price and specifications to detail the differences between the two new Xiaomi phones.
Mi 10 vs Mi 10 Pro: Price
The Xiaomi Mi 10 price is set at CNY 3,999 (roughly Rs. 40,900) for the base 8GB + 128GB variant, while its 256GB storage option is priced at CNY 4,299 (roughly Rs. 43,900). There is also the Mi 10 12GB + 256GB variant that comes at CNY 4,699 (roughly Rs. 48,000). The phone comes in Titanium Silver Black, Peach Gold, and Ice Blue colour options and is currently available for pre-orders in China, with its sale planned for February 14.
In contrast, the Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro price is set at CNY 4,999 (roughly Rs. 51,100) for the 8GB + 256GB variant, while its 12GB + 256GB option comes at CNY 5,499 (roughly Rs. 56,200) and the top-of-the-line 12GB + 512GB model is priced at CNY 5,999 (roughly Rs. 61,300). The phone comes in Pearl White and Starry blue colour variants and is already available for pre-orders in China. However, its availability is set for February 18.
Details about the India launch and pricing of the Xiaomi Mi 10 and Mi 10 Pro are yet to be revealed.
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+ (1080×2340 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.
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.
On the dimensions front, the Mi 10 and Mi 10 Pro, both measure 162.6×74.8×8.96mm. The smartphones also have the same weight of 208 grams.
Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro vs Xiaomi Mi 10 comparison
|Model||Mi 10 Pro||Mi 10|
|Release date||13th February 2020||13th February 2020|
|Dimensions (mm)||162.60 x 74.80 x 8.96||162.60 x 74.80 x 8.96|
|Battery capacity (mAh)||4500||4780|
|Colours||Pearl White, Starry Blue||Titanium Silver Black, Peach Gold, Ice Blue|
|Launched in India||–||No|
|Screen size (inches)||6.67||6.67|
|Resolution||1080×2340 pixels||1080×2340 pixels|
|Protection type||Gorilla Glass||Gorilla Glass|
|Processor||2.84GHz octa-core||2.84GHz octa-core|
|Processor make||Qualcomm Snapdragon 865||Qualcomm Snapdragon 865|
|Rear camera||108-megapixel (f/1.69, 1.6-micron) + 8-megapixel (f/2.0, 1.0-micron) + 12-megapixel (f/2.0, 1.4-micron) + 20-megapixel (f/2.2)||108-megapixel (f/1.69) + 13-megapixel (f/2.4) + 2-megapixel (f/2.4) + 2-megapixel (f/2.4)|
|Front camera||20-megapixel||20-megapixel (f/2.0)|
|Operating system||Android 10||Android 10|
|Skin||MIUI 11||MIUI 11|
|Wi-Fi standards supported||802.11 a/b/g||802.11 a/b/g|
|Bluetooth||Yes, v 5.10||Yes, v 5.10|
|Number of SIMs||2||2|
|Active 4G on both SIM cards||Yes||Yes|
|In-Display Fingerprint Sensor||Yes||Yes|
|Ambient light sensor||Yes||Yes|