5 Differences between Xiaomi Mi 10 and Mi 10 Pro that You Need to Know
Xiaomi Mi 10 and Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro are Xiaomi 5G phones that were introduced and released globally in February 2020. In the same month, Xiaomi also released their Note 10 series in India at quite competitive prices.
Mi 10 and Mi 10 Pro are certainly made more sophisticated than the Note 10 series. But according to circulating price information, the lowest variant of the two phones can be obtained under Rp 10 million, so consumers can get a choice of 5G phones at quite competitive prices.
Some of the TechIndia readers might be interested in these two 5G devices. Therefore, this time TechIndia will discuss some of the main differences between the two. Previously check the specifications of Mi 10 and Mi 10 Pro below.
Xiaomi Mi 10 specifications
RAM & Memory: 8/128 GB, 8/256 GB, 12/256 GB
Camera: Quad 108 MP + 13 MP + 2 MP + 2 MP
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Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro Specifications
RAM & Memory: 8/256 GB, 12/256 GB, 12/512
Camera: Quad 108 MP + 8 MP + 12 MP + 20 MP
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The difference between Xiaomi Mi 10 and Mi 10 Pro
Although at a glance very similar, but Xiaomi Mi 10 and Mi 10 Pro have some significant differences, especially in the sectors of imaging, memory, and power. Well, here are some differences between Xiaomi Mi 10 and Mi 10 Pro that are interesting to know.
Xiaomi Mi 10 and Mi 10 Pro are both carrying the four camera settings on the back. But they are not equipped with similar modules. One thing that is similar is that its main camera is a 108 MP sensor!
The four Mi 10 cameras themselves consist of a 108 MP wide angle main camera with f / 1.7 aperture, 13 MP ultra wide angle camera, 2 MP macro camera, and 2 MP depth camera. All three supporting cameras both have f / 2.4 openings.
On the other hand, the Mi 10 Pro’s rear camera has more sophisticated settings. The main camera module is the same as the Mi 10, but Xiaomi equips it with laser autofocus.
Meanwhile, the presence of an 8 MP telephoto camera that supports 10x hybrid zoom, a 12 MP short telephoto camera with 2x optical zoom for portrait shots, and cameras ultrawide The 20 MP makes the composition of the Mi 10 Pro rear camera very special.
The LED flash feature for lighting is also made different between the Mi 10 and Mi 10 Pro, viz dual-LED dual-tone flash for Mi 10 and triple-LED dual-tone flash. The difference can certainly be felt when the device is used to take pictures in conditions that require additional light.
Overall, the capabilities of the Mi 10 Pro’s rear camera are clearly superior to the Mi 10’s back camera. Even at the time of this writing, the Mi 10 Pro’s back camera has managed to be the best on the list of DxOMark smart phone camera tests.
With a DxOMark 124 score, the Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro has outperformed many smartphone with a sophisticated camera that has been tested by the firm. Right below the Mi 10 Pro, Huawei Mate 30 Pro 5G, which previously held the title smartphone with the best camera on DxOMark.
Unfortunately TechIndia did not find reviews for the rear camera capabilities of the Xiaomi Mi 10. So, please wait for further information only on TechIndia.
With RAM LPDDR5 support and fast-working UFS 3.0 storage, the Mi 10 and Mi 10 Pro main cameras are capable of recording video up to 8K quality at 30fps. But for Full HD video, the Mi 10 Pro camera can be used to record up to 960 frames per second.
Xiaomi Mi 10 and Mi 10 Pro also have different battery power. In matters of capacity, the Mi 10 battery excels at 4780 mAh. While the Mi 10 Pro’s battery capacity is slightly below, which is 4500 mAh,
But Mi 10 Pro excels in terms of fast charging. This device’s battery supports 50W charging, while its sibling battery only supports 30W charging. That means the Mi 10 Pro battery can be recharged faster than the Mi 10 battery.
Meanwhile, they both support 30W fast wireless charging, Power Delivery 3.0, and support the 10W wireless power bank function to be able to charge other devices.
As of this writing, TechIndia has not found any reviews for Mi 10 and Mi 10 Pro battery life. So, please stay connected to TechIndia for the latest information.
As mentioned above, these two smart phones carry the same RAM and storage technology. The RAM used by the Mi 10 and Mi 10 Pro is LPDDR5 which certainly has better performance than the previous generation.
LPDDR5 RAM is said to have increased data transfer speeds (up to 50%) with lower power consumption (up to 30%) compared to its predecessor. In essence, this type of RAM is very helpful in increasing computing on smartphone modern like Mi 10 and Mi 10 Pro.
Meanwhile, the storage section of the type is UFS 3.0 which was introduced in 2018. As we know, this type of storage works better than eMMC storage that is normally used entry-level smartphone.
In this segment, Xiaomi Mi 10 and Mi 10 Pro have differences in the memory variants offered. The lowest variant of the Mi 10 is 8GB RAM with 128GB ROM, while the highest variant is 12GB RAM with 256GB ROM.
- Mi Variant 10: 8/128 GB, 8/256 GB, 12/256 GB
- Mi Variant 10 Pro: 8/256 GB, 12/256 GB, 12/512 GB
The lowest variant of Mi 10 Pro is 8 GB RAM with 256 GB ROM, while the highest variant offers 12 GB RAM with 512 GB ROM. Both Mi 10 and Mi 10 Pro are not equipped with a microSD slot.
Mi 10 and Mi 10 Pro arguably has no difference in terms of design. Both are built with similar concepts, such as cameras punch hole on the front, very thin screen edges, and similar rear camera placement.
In terms of color, both have differences. Mi 10 comes in several color choices, i.e. ice blue, peach gold, titanium silver. Whereas Mi 10 Pro comes in only two types of colors, viz pearl white, starry blue.
All the color choices of these two devices are quite solid. There might be other color choices not mentioned here, because the availability of colors can vary by market.
Reporting from GSM Arena, the price of Mi 10 Pro is 3,999 yuan for version 8/128 (around Rp. 7.8 million), 4,299 yuan for version 8/256 GB (around Rp. 8.4 million), and 4,699 yuan for version 12 / 256 Gb (around Rp. 9.1 million).
Meanwhile, the price of Mi 10 Pro is 4,999 yuan for the 8/256 GB version (around Rp. 9.7 million), 5,499 yuan for the 12/256 GB version (around Rp. 10.7 million), and 5,999 yuan for the 12/512 version. GB (around Rp. 11.7 million).
Well, those are some of the main differences between Mi 10 and Mi 10 Pro that have succeeded in summarizing. Stay tuned for other interesting information about the two 5G smartphones in subsequent TechIndia discussions.