Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro tops DxOMark camera chart

Yolanda Curtis
February 13, 2020

Now, Xiaomi's Managing Director Manu Kumar Jain has hinted that the Mi 10 could launch in India soon.

The Samsung Galaxy S20 phones weren't the only high-end handsets to launch this week, as the Xiaomi Mi 10 and Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro have also just been announced, packing specs that are nearly as impressive at prices that are likely to be a lot lower. As for camera specifications, the Pro variant packs a quad-camera setup consisting of Samsung's 108MP sensor for its main, a 12MP telephoto with 2x zoom, 8MP long telephoto with 10x hybrid zoom, and a 20MP ultra-wide lens.

They remarked that the Mi 10 Pro offers good detail and well-balanced texture/noise compromise, accurate and stable exposure and white balance and offers good detail in bright line when shooting with the ultra-wide-angle camera. The tweet says "Here's #Mi10 with all the specs one can imagine in a smartphone - SD 865, #108MP, 5G and more". DxOMark has rated the Mi 10 Pro camera at 124, making it the best camera phone for the time being.

Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro in a purple colour option.

The regular Mi 10 has a lot of exciting stuff going for it. Xiaomi is offering a modern 6.67-inch AMOLED display that Xiaomi claims can go up to brightness levels of 1120 nits.

The Mi 10 Pro is quite similar to the Mi 10, with the same 6.67-inch display that has a JNCD rating of 0.55, which is better than the iPhone 11 Pro's display. The smartphone's panel supports a 90Hz refresh rate and 180Hz touch sampling rate.

Both the models come with Snapdragon 865 as standard.

The brand revealed that its Mi 10 phone has scored 585,232 scores on Antutu. Both phones run the latest Snapdragon 865 chipset from Qualcomm, which is the new premium processor from the company. You get 50W wired charging with the Mi 10 Pro, same wattage as the SuperVOOC fast-charging on Realme and Oppo phones.

As for the power source, the Mi 10 gets a 4780mAh battery that comes with support for 30W fast charging. You also have the Snapdragon X55 modem onboard for 5G connectivity (support both SA and NSA networks) and download speeds up to 2.92Gbps. It is the successor to Wi-Fi 802.11ac, which is now called Wi-Fi 5. The rear camera setup also includes a 13-megapixel sensor, and two 2-megapixel sensors.

Looking at the 108MP lens, it supports 8K movie, OIS + EIS, dual optical super image stabilization; AI video editing, 12 AI smart templates, AI real-time voice to subtitles, video tagging, and other functions. Xiaomi is using a 20-megapixel single camera for taking selfies.

Xiaomi's Mi 10 will start at Yuan 3999 or almost Rs 40,000 plus on conversion for the base 8GB RAM and 128GB version. This price is for the 8GB RAM + 128GB storage variant.

There the Xiaomi Mi 10 starts at CNY 3999 (around $570/£440/AU$850), while the Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro starts at CNY 4999 (roughly $715/£550/AU$1,063), with prices rising for more RAM and storage.

Configurations and prices of the Mi 10 Pro include 8GB/256GB for CNY4999 (~RM2965), 12GB/256GB at CNY5499 (~RM3260), and 12GB/512GB at CNY5999 (~RM3558).

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