Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi on Friday launched its Mi 10-series smartphones for the international markets via an online-only event. In addition to the Mi 10 Pro and Mi 10 phones that were already unveiled by the company in China, Xiaomi introduced the Mi 10 Lite as its most affordable 5G phone in a surprise announcement. Unlike the Mi 10 Pro and Mi 10, both of which share some specifications and are high-end phones, Mi 10 Lite 5G is a mid-range smartphone. In this article, we take a look at how the Mi 10, Mi 10 Pro, and Mi 10 Lite stack up against each other, at least in terms of price and specifications.
Mi 10 Pro vs Mi 10 vs Mi 10 Lite: Price
Xiaomi says it will offer Mi 10 Pro in only one version in Europe that will pack 8GB of RAM and 256GB of onboard storage. Mi 10 Pro price is set $999. The Mi 10 price was set at a ground level of $799.
Lastly, the Mi 10 Lite price is set at $349 , however, there is no word on the amount of the RAM or storage in the phone right now.
Mi 10 Pro vs Mi 10 vs Mi 10 Lite: Display
In terms of the specifications, both Mi 10 Pro and Mi 10 feature 6.67-inch full-HD+ (1,080×2,340 pixels) AMOLED display with 19.5:9 aspect ratio and Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection. On the other hand, Mi 10 Lite comes with 6.57-inch AMOLED display. There is no word on the resolution of the display on the Mi 10 Lite but it is likely to be full-HD+, same as the Mi 10 Pro and Mi 10. We also have no idea if Xiaomi is using Gorilla Glass protection on the Mi 10 Lite.
Mi 10 Pro vs Mi 10 vs Mi 10 Lite: Processor
Coming to processor, the Mi 10 Pro and Mi 10 are powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 SoC with 8GB of RAM and up to 256GB of onboard storage. The Mi 10 Lite, however, uses Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 765G SoC.
Mi 10 Pro vs Mi 10 vs Mi 10 Lite: Battery and Charging
Mi 10 Pro packs a 4,500mAh battery with 50W fast charging and Mi 10 comes with 4,780mAh battery with 30W fast charging. The Mi 10 Lite packs 4,160mAh battery with 20W fast charge support. The Mi 10 Pro and Mi 10 both support fast wireless charge.
All the phones also include in-display fingerprint sensors.
Mi 10 Pro vs Mi 10 vs Mi 10 Lite: Camera
On the camera front, Xiaomi’s Mi 10 Pro houses a quad camera setup with 108-megapixel main camera, 20-megapixel ultra-wide-angle shooter, 12-megapixel telephoto camera, and 8-megapixel telephoto camera with 10x hybrid zoom. Mi 10 comes with 108-megapixel main camera, 13-megapixel ultra-wide-angle shooter, 2-megapixel depth sensor, and 2-megapixel macro camera.
Mi 10 Lite also sports a quad camera setup on the back, however Xiaomi had only revealed the presence of a 48-megapixel main shooter on the phone. Additionally, there is a 16-megapixel selfie camera on the front of the Mi 10 Lite. Mi 10 Pro and Mi 10 come with 20-megapixel selfie shooters.
Mi 10 Pro vs Mi 10 vs Mi 10 Lite: Network and Connectivity
In terms of the connectivity options, all the phones – Mi 10 Pro, Mi 10, and Mi 10 Lite support 5G and 4G LTE connectivity and come with dual-SIM card slots. They also come with Bluetooth 5.0, WiFi, NFC, GPS.
Mi 10 Pro vs Mi 10 vs Mi 10 Lite: Software
The three Mi-phones also run Android 10 with MIUI 11.