Back in February, Xiaomi took the wraps off its highly-anticipated Mi 10 and Mi 10 Pro smartphones. Both devices represent a major milestone for the company since they’ve left the segment of “affordable” flagships to the premium category. Since the launch in China, Global fans have been eagerly waiting for some love from Xiaomi. Despite taking longer than expected due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Chinese giant has finally revealed its flagships to the global markets via an online-only event. Without further ado, let’s dive into the specifications of these beasts.
Xiaomi Mi 10
The vanilla Mi 10 boasts a 6.67-inch display with FHD+ resolution and a top-left aligned punch-hole for the 20MP selfie snapper. This display has a 90Hz refresh rate, HDR10+, and 180Hz touch-sensing, and we can not forget a gorgeous waterfall effect. Under the hood, the smartphone is powered by the Snapdragon 865 SoC paired with 8GB or 12GB of RAM. There are two storage variants with either 128GB or 256GB of internal storage. Moving around to the back we have a Quad-Camera setup comprising a 108MP wide, 13MP ultrawide, 2MP macro and 2MP depth sensors.
Battery capacity is 4780mAh and the company implemented a 30W fast-charging technology. The flagship also features 30W wireless charging which definitively is a plus. The phone runs Android 10 with MIUI 11 running atop.
Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro
The Mi 10 Pro also comes with the very same display of its sibling. Under the hood, the Snapdragon 865 is also behind the processing powers. The differences start to appear in the RAM / Storage variants. The Mi 10 Pro has one variant with 8GB of RAM and 256GB of internal storage, another with 12GB RAM and 256GB storage, and a more appealing version with 12GB of RAM and 512GB of Internal Storage. The front-facing camera has the same 20MP of vanilla and also lives inside of a punch-hole in the display.
Moving around to the back we have a more advanced Quad-Camera setup. This setup comprises a 108MP wide, 8MP telephoto, 12MP portrait, 20MP ultrawide. This camera features Laser AF, OIS, 10x Hybrid optical zoom and 2x optical zoom in portrait mode. The pictures taken with the Mi 10 Pro are simply amazing.
The 10 Pro also features a 4,500mAh battery with a whopping 50W fast-charging and 30W wireless fast-charging.
Pricing and Availability
Both smartphones will be available in several countries across Europe. In Italy and Germany, users will be able to pre-order the duo of devices on March 28th. Actual sales will start on April 7th. In Spain, pre-orders start in April 1st, with actual sales opening on April 15th. Customers in France can purchase it on April 7th, while the ones in Benelux will need to wait till April 15th.
In Europe, the company will offer the Mi 10 in Twilight Grey and Coral Green colors. The 8GB RAM and 128GB storage variant will retail at €799, while the 8GB RAM and 256GB version retail for €899.
The Mi 10 Pro comes in Alpine White and Solstice Grey color versions. The smartphone will be available in the variant with 8GB of RAM and 256GB of Internal Storage. This sole variant retails for €999. Unfortunately, Xiaomi isn’t bringing the versions with 12GB of RAM and 512GB of storage to Europe yet. This may change in the future.
With the Global launch done, now it’s time to wait for the Indian release.