Xiaomi Mi 10 vs Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro: What’s the Difference, Check Price and Specifications

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.

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.

Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro 1 Mi 10 Pro

Mi 10 Pro’s camera setup is more powerful than Xiaomi Mi 10

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.

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.

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.

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Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro vs Xiaomi Mi 10 comparison

  Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro

Xiaomi Mi 10

Brand Xiaomi Xiaomi
Model Mi 10 Pro Mi 10
Release date 13th February 2020 13th February 2020
Body type Glass
Dimensions (mm) 162.60 x 74.80 x 8.96 162.60 x 74.80 x 8.96
Weight (g) 208.00 208.00
Battery capacity (mAh) 4500 4780
Removable battery No No
Fast charging Proprietary Proprietary
Wireless charging Yes Yes
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
Internal storage 128GB 128GB
Expandable storage No
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)
Rear autofocus Yes Yes
Rear flash Yes Yes
Front camera 20-megapixel 20-megapixel (f/2.0)
Pop-Up Camera No
Front flash No No
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
NFC Yes Yes
USB Type-C Yes Yes
Number of SIMs 2 2
Active 4G on both SIM cards Yes Yes
SIM Type Nano-SIM Nano-SIM
4G/ LTE Yes Yes
SIM Type Nano-SIM Nano-SIM
4G/ LTE Yes Yes
Face unlock Yes Yes
In-Display Fingerprint Sensor Yes Yes
Compass/ Magnetometer Yes Yes
Proximity sensor Yes Yes
Accelerometer Yes Yes
Ambient light sensor Yes Yes
Gyroscope Yes Yes
Barometer Yes Yes

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