Apple iPhone 12 Pro vs Xiaomi Mi 10 Ultra – Analysis, specifications and prices

The new Apple iPhone 12 Pro mobile phone has a 4 camera setup with a main lens of 12 MP, Apple A14 Bionic processor chipset and a battery of 15 mAh. On other side, the Xiaomi Mi 10 Ultra also has awesome features. The comparison for both models with new specs are detailed next.

Apple iPhone 12 Pro vs Xiaomi Mi 10 Ultra
Apple iPhone 12 Pro vs Xiaomi Mi 10 Ultra

Processor and Operating System

The Apple iPhone 12 Pro runs on Apple A14 Bionic chipset and the processor has a total of 6 cores composed by 2 cores of 2.65 GHz Firestorm and 4 cores of 1.8 GHz Icestorm. It has a maximum CPU frequency of . Some other special features include 64 bit architecture and Next‑generation Neural Engine. Running on iOS 14 operating system.

The Apple A14 Bionic is a more powerful processor than the Qualcomm Snapdragon 865.

Meanwhile, the Xiaomi Mi 10 Ultra has a Qualcomm Snapdragon 865, the second processor has a total of 8 cores composed by 1 core of 2.84 GHz Kryo 585, 3 cores of 2.42 GHz Kryo 585 and 4 cores of 1.8 GHz Kryo 585. It has a maximum CPU frequency of 2840 MHz (megahertz). Some other special features include 64 bit architecture,5th Gen AI Engine,Game Turbo 4.0,LiquidCool 2.0 Vapor Chamber,6-stack graphite layer and Graphene layer. And it’s running on iOS 14 OS system.

Graphics Processor (GPU)

The Apple iPhone 12 Pro is carrying a Apple GPU,4 cores gpu in the interior and the Xiaomi Mi 10 Ultra has the Qualcomm Adreno 650,587 MHz (megahertz) graphics processor.

Battery

The Apple iPhone 12 Pro battery capacity is 15 mAh which is a 29900% (percent) less powerful than the 4500 mAh offered by the Xiaomi Mi 10 Ultra. Some features include Wireless charging, Fast charging, Non-removable, MagSafe wireless charging – 15W, Qi wireless charging – 7.5W and USB Power Delivery 3.0.
The Xiaomi Mi 10 Ultra battery include Wireless charging, Fast charging, Non-removable, Dual Cell battery, 120W fast charging, 50W wireless charging, 10W reverse wireless charging and TÜV Rheinland 3.0 certification for fast charging.

Screen

The handset is using a OLED display with 1170 x 2532 pixels and a screen size of 6.1 in (inches).

Meanwhile the Xiaomi Mi 10 Ultra is featuring a AMOLED display with 1080 x 2340 pixels and a screen size of 6.67 in (inches).

As we can see here, the Apple iPhone 12 Pro is a 9.3% smaller than Xiaomi Mi 10 Ultra screen.
The main display features of both phones are detailed next:

Apple iPhone 12 Pro Xiaomi Mi 10 Ultra
1200 cd/m² peak brightness 100% DCI-P3
2000000:1 120Hz refresh rate
800 cd/m² typical brightness 240Hz touch sampling rate
Capacitive 3D curved glass screen
Ceramic Shield 5M:1 dynamic contrast ratio
Dolby Vision Capacitive
Haptic Touch Corning Gorilla Glass 5
HDR10 Delta-E <1
Multi-touch Display manufacturer – CSOT (TCL)
Oleophobic (lipophobic) coating JNCD <0.63
Scratch resistant Multi-touch
Super Retina XDR Peak brightness – 1120 cd/m²
True tone display Scratch resistant
Wide color display (P3) TÜV Rheinland Low Blue Light Certification
Wide color gamut Typical brightness – 800 cd/m²

RAM Memory and storage

On the memory hardware side, the Apple iPhone 12 Pro is carrying a ram memory of 6 GB (gigabytes) with some features like 2750 MHz (megahertz), LPDDR5 and Double channel.

The Xiaomi Mi 10 Ultra is coming with a 8 GB (gigabytes) or 12 GB (gigabytes) or 16 GB (gigabytes) and it has some features like 2750 MHz (megahertz), LPDDR5 and Double channel.
In the basic edition, the Apple iPhone 12 Pro gives a 33.3% more ram memory capacity than Xiaomi Mi 10 Ultra.

The maximum ram capacity offered by the Apple iPhone 12 Pro is 6 gigabytes ,which is a 166.66% smaller than the Xiaomi Mi 10 Ultra with 16 gigabytes

How much built-in storage space you can get for apps and saving photos, files and video? The Apple iPhone 12 Pro comes with or 128 GB (gigabytes) or 256 GB (gigabytes) or 512 GB (gigabytes). In the basic edition, both phones have the same storage capacity of 128 gigabytes.

At the more expensive edition, both smartphones present the same built-in storage capacity:512 gigabytes.

Xiaomi Mi 10 Ultra gets you or 128 GB (gigabytes) or 256 GB (gigabytes) or 512 GB (gigabytes) of internal storage.

Rear Camera

The Apple iPhone 12 Pro rear camera setup is composed by 4 lenses of 12/12/12/TOF MP , the flash type is LED , a pixel size of 1.7 µm (micrometers) and aperture lens of f/1.6 f/2.4 f/2.2 respectively.

iPhone 12 pro camera
iPhone 12 pro camera

Meanwhile the Xiaomi Mi 10 Ultra rear camera comes with 4 lenses of 48/48/20/12 MP , the flash type is Triple LED , a focal length (35 mm) of 12 mm (#3) , carrying sensor like Samsung S5K3T2 , a pixel size of 0.8 µm (micrometers) and aperture lens of f/1.9 f/4.1 f/2.2 f/2.0 respectively.

Xiaomi Mi 10 Ultra camera
Xiaomi Mi 10 Ultra camera
Apple iPhone 12 Pro Xiaomi Mi 10 Ultra
1080p @ 240 fps 120x digital zoom (#2)
10x digital zoom (#2) 2.5 cm shooting distance for macro (#3)
2x optical zoom (#3) 2x optical zoom (#4)
4x optical zoom range (#3) 5-element lens (#2)
5-element lens (#2) 5x optical zoom (#2)
6-element lens (#3) 6-element lens (#4)
Angle of view – 120° (#2) 7-element lens (#3)
Aperture size – f/2.2 (#3) AI 2.0
Aperture size – f/2.4 (#2) Angle of view – 128° (#3)
Autofocus Autofocus
Cinematic video stabilization Continuous autofocus
Continuous autofocus Digital image stabilization
Continuous shooting Digital zoom
Digital zoom Dual Native ISO technology
Dolby Vision HDR video recording Dual Phase Detection AF (#4)
Exposure compensation Exposure compensation
Face detection Face detection
Geotagging Face unlock
HDR Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 12 mm (#3)
ISO settings Fourth rear camera – 12 MP (telephoto portrait)
LiDAR scanner Geotagging
Macro mode HDR
Night Mode ISO settings
OIS (#3) Laser autofocus (LAF)
Optical image stabilization Night Mode 2.0
Optical zoom Optical image stabilization
Panorama Optical zoom
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF) Panorama
RAW Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Sapphire crystal lens cover Pixel size – 1.4 μm (#4)
Scene mode Pixel size – 1.6 μm (4-in-1 pixel binning) (#2)
Secondary rear camera – 12 MP (ultra-wide-angle) Pixel size – 2.4 μm (4-in-1 pixel binning)
Self-timer Scene mode
Third rear camera – 12 MP (telephoto) Secondary rear camera – 48 MP (periscope telephoto)
Touch focus Self-timer
White balance settings Third rear camera – 20 MP (ultra-wide-angle and macrp)
Touch focus
White balance settings

Front Camera – Selfie

The Apple iPhone 12 Pro comes with a 12 MP in the front.

The Xiaomi Mi 10 Ultra has a 20 MP as a main front-camera.

Some other front camera features are detailed next:

Apple iPhone 12 Pro Xiaomi Mi 10 Ultra
1080p @ 120 fps 20 MP
12 MP Angle of view – 117°
Aperture:f/2.0.2 Aperture:f/2.2
Cinematic video stabilization Face unlock
Deep Fusion HDR
Digital image stabilization Pixel size:0.8 µm /0.000800 mm
Face detection Sensor model:Samsung S5K3T2
Face unlock Sensor type:ISOCELL
HDR
Night Mode
Sensor type:CMOS BSI (backside illumination)

Data network and speed connectivity/bandwidth

The mobile networks technologies improve the communication between devices, connectivity speed and files download/upload bandwidth depending of the place.

Apple iPhone 12 Pro Xiaomi Mi 10 Ultra
5G NSA 5G NSA
5G SA 5G SA
EDGE EDGE
EV-DO Rev. A(1.8/3.1 Mbit/s) GPRS
Gigabit-class LTE with 2×2 MIMO and LAA HSPA+(5.76/ 42 Mbit/s)
GPRS LTE Cat 20
HSPA+(5.76/ 42.2 Mbit/s) Snapdragon X55 modem
LTE UMTS(384 kbit/s)
LTE-A(500/1 Gbit/s)
TD-
TD-SCDMA
UMTS(384 kbit/s)

Price

The Apple iPhone 12 Pro price is $999 and the Xiaomi Mi 10 Ultra price tag is $700

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