As scheduled, Xiaomi has presented just a few minutes ago its new high-end. We talk about the new Xiaomi Mi 10 and Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro , two new flagships that make a great qualitative leap, improving the quality of each of its internal components.
This time, Xiaomi has left behind its price limit to get two smartphones not only balanced in their characteristics, but also equipped with the latest technological advances. Whether its its LPDDR5- type RAM or its UFS 3.0 storage or stereo sound , these new Xiaomi Mi 10 and Mi 10 Pro mark a before and after in the brand's history.
Xiaomi Mi 10, technical sheet and features
|Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro|
|DIMENSIONS AND WEIGHT||162.6 × 74.8 × 8.96mm, 208 grams|
|SCREEN||AMOLED 6.67 ″ (FHD + 2.340 × 1.080)|
|PROCESSOR||Snapdragon 865 + Adreno 650 GPU|
|RAM||8 / 12GB LPDDR5|
|STORAGE||128 / 256GB UFS 3.0|
|SYSTEM||Android 10 Pie + MIUI 11|
|CAMERAS|| Samsung HMX 108MP, f / 1.69 OIS, 7P
2MP telephoto lens, f / 2.4
Wide Angle 13MP, f / 2.4
2MP macro lens, f / 2.4
|FRONTAL CAMERA||Selfie 32MP f / 2.2|
|BATTERY|| 4,780mAh with 30W fast charge
30W wireless charging
10W reverse charge
|SENSORS||Accelerometer, gyroscope, barometer, proximity, compass|
|SECURITY||Fingerprint reader on screen|
|CONNECTIVITY||WiFi 802.11 AX (WiFi 6), Bluetooth 5.0 (aptX HD), NFC, 5G|
|OTHERS||USB Type C, GPS Dual Frequency, Hi-Res Audio, laser focus, infrared IR port|
|PRICE|| Xiaomi Mi 10 8 / 128GB : 3999 yuan, 526 euros
Xiaomi Mi 10 8 / 256GB : 4299 yuan, 566 euros
Xiaomi Mi 10 12 / 256GB : 4699 yuan, 618 euros
* Xiaomi Mi 10 specification table.
The new Xiaomi Mi 10 is renewed by integrating as a novelty a 6.67-inch AMOLED curved screen. In addition, taking a big leap in specifications, this offers us a refresh rate of 90Hz , reaching 180Hz in touch response capacity.
The brightness level of its screen is 1,120 nits , it has HDR10 + and DCI-P3 support and TÜV Rheinland certification improving the level of blue light to avoid ocular damage with prolonged use. This is coupled with the integration of DC Dimming 3.0.
Perforated selfie camera, curved design and stereo speakers
As a great novelty in design, the Xiaomi Mi 10 has a selfie camera embedded / perforated on the screen . With this and thanks to the small size of its photographic sensor of only 1.74mm in diameter, an O-Inifnity screen is achieved without any distraction in the form of a notch.
Likewise, its frames have been reduced in size, thus incorporating a lower bezel of only 3.32mm and a thickness that does not exceed 8.96mm and 2.2mm at its finest part. A terminal "all screen" that will give us a great feeling of immersion when playing multimedia content.
In addition, the new Xiaomi Mi 10 adopts a curved design on its screen. This, not only gives us a more striking design, but also useful functions such as the display of attractive notification even if we have the terminal upside down.
Finally, as far as design is concerned, the Xiaomi Mi 10 incorporates two interconnected speakers ; The first one, as usual, will be located at the bottom of the terminal next to the charging connector, while the second one is added at the top creating a stereo surround effect .
Snapdragon 865, LPDDR5 RAM and UFS 3.0 storage
Inside the Xiaomi Mi 10 we find a powerful Snapdragon 865 . In combination are added 8 / 12GB LPDDR5 RAM capable of a transfer rate to 50% faster than the LPDDR4 memories.
As far as storage is concerned, Xiaomi's new flagship makes use of a UFS 3.0 storage . In detail, this new standard is characterized by being able to reach transfer rates of up to 2,900MB / s , a fairly high speed compared to 1,450MB / s of the UFS 2.1 type or the scarce 400MB / s of the eMMC 5.1.
In addition, UFS 3.0 improves energy consumption by reducing its voltage and thereby achieving an improvement in energy use of up to 60% in reading and 48% in writing. In summary, the new Xiaomi Mi 10 incorporates 128 / 256GB of UFS 3.0 storage depending on its capacity variant.
108MP sweeping DxOMark
In the photographic section, the new flagship of Xiaomi makes a great leap up to 108MP stabilized optically and electronically ( OIS + EIS ). In total we are faced with four rear cameras formed by:
- Samsung HMX 108MP, f / 1.6 OIS, 7P
- 2MP telephoto lens, f / 2.4
- Wide Angle 13MP, f / 2.4
- 2MP macro lens, f / 2.4
In addition, the Xiaomi Mi 10 incorporates a Zoom capable of reaching 50x digitally thanks to the high resolution of 108MP of its main sensor. It is capable of recording video in 8K and has a 32MP selfie camera supported by Xiaomi artificial intelligence and its various beauty modes.
On this occasion, Xiaomi has implemented the HEIF support as a format for the photographs. This allows us to work in a much more flexible way, similar to that offered by the RAW format and occupying much less than the JPEG format still containing more information.
4,780mAh battery with wireless and reverse charging, WiFi 6 and other features
Another of the strengths of the new Xiaomi Mi 10 is its great autonomy. In this case, its battery reaches spectacular 4,780mAh , thus making the jump from the scarce 3,300mAh of the Xiaomi Mi 9. In addition, it incorporates a 30W fast charge .
In addition, a 30W wireless charging has been added and as a great novelty 10W reverse charging . This allows us to charge other smartphones or devices compatible with wireless charging.
Of rest, the new flagship of Xiaomi has NFC , Bluetooth 5.0, WiFi 6 (802.11ax), USB Type C, Game Turbo 2.0, infrared IR port and dual frequency GPS. Likewise, a large intelligent cooling system supported by temperature sensors in the critical areas of the terminal hardware has been added.
Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro: better screen, better camera but «worse» battery
In addition to the Xiaomi Mi 10, the firm has unveiled the new Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro. This variant is enhanced part of its features such as the screen, or the photographic section. Instead and to surprise, its battery drops to 4,500mAh .
In detail, the Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro has an AMOLED curved screen with a high contrast of 50,000,000: 1. In addition Each terminal is adjusted before leaving the factory in order to make the colors on your screen as real as possible. As a result, the panel of the Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro reaches JNCD values <0.55 and Delta E <1.11 placing it as one of the leading terminals in color accuracy.
In addition, their cameras have been improved by incorporating a total of 4 photographic sensors on the back but with different characteristics:
- Samsung HMX 108MP, f / 1.6 OIS, 8P
- 12MP telephoto lens, f / 2.0
- Wide Angle 20MP, f / 2.2
- Telephoto lens x10 (Optical zoom), f / 2.4
In this way, not only the main camera of 108MP is improved with one more lens, that is, it goes from 7 lenses of the Xiaomi Mi 10 to have a total of 8 lenses , but also the wide angle is improved up to 20MP and the telephoto lens up to 12MP.
On this occasion, the Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro is the undisputed leader of the famous DxOMark photographic benchmark . Without a doubt, a great leap in terms of photographic quality refers to making this Xiaomi not only the best of the brand in this aspect, but the best in the market. You can see the full DxOmark analysis in this link .
Finally, the battery of the Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro is reduced to 4,500mAh . Even so, its fast charge amounts to an impressive 50W , being also compatible with a new transformer launched by the 65W firm itself.
Price and availability
It will be tomorrow , February 14, when the Xiaomi Mi 10 begins to be marketed in China. Their prices depending on the storage variant are:
- Xiaomi Mi 10 8 / 128GB : 3999 yuan, 526 euros
- Xiaomi Mi 10 8 / 256GB : 4299 yuan, 566 euros
- Xiaomi Mi 10 12 / 256GB : 4699 yuan, 618 euros
- Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro 8 / 256GB: 4999 yuan, 658 euros
- Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro 12 / 256GB: 5499 yuan, 724 euros
- Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro 12 / 512GB: 5999 yuan, 790 euros
Taking into account its price in China, it is expected that after its international launch these prices will increase by about 150 euros due to the various taxes in each country.