Huawei Mate X2 vs Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro – Review, specifications and prices

The new Huawei Mate X2 device has a 4 camera setup with a main lens of 50 MP, Huawei HiSilicon KIRIN 9000 processor chipset and a battery of 4500 mAh. On other side, the Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro also has awesome features. The comparison for both models with new specs are detailed next.

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Specifications

Feature Huawei Mate X2 Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro
Phones specifications
Screen Display 6.45 in (inches) 6.67 in (inches)
Processor Huawei HiSilicon KIRIN 9000 Qualcomm Snapdragon 865
Operating System EMUI 11 with HMS EMUI 11 with HMS
Resolution 1160 x 2700 pixels 1080 x 2340 pixels
RAM 8 GB (gigabytes) 8 GB (gigabytes) or 12 GB (gigabytes)
Storage 256 GB (gigabytes),512 GB (gigabytes) 128 GB (gigabytes),256 GB (gigabytes),512 GB (gigabytes)
Camera 50/16/12/8 MP 108/20/12/8 MP
Front Camera 16 MP 20 MP
Battery 4500 mAh 4500 mAh

Processor and Operating System

The Huawei Mate X2 runs on Huawei HiSilicon KIRIN 9000 chipset and the processor has a total of 8 cores composed by 1 core of 3.13 GHz ARM Cortex-A77, 3 cores of 2.54 GHz ARM Cortex-A77 and 4 cores of 2.05 GHz ARM Cortex-A55. It has a maximum CPU frequency of 3130 MHz (megahertz). Some other special features include 64 bit architecture and Dual-core NPU. Running on EMUI 11 with HMS operating system.

The Huawei HiSilicon KIRIN 9000 is a better chipset processor than the Qualcomm Snapdragon 865.

Meanwhile, the Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro 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 3.0,3000 sq.mm VC liquid cooling,9 temperature sensors built-in and AI temperature Control. And it’s running on EMUI 11 with HMS OS system.

Graphics Processor (GPU)

The Huawei Mate X2 is carrying a ARM Mali-G78,24 cores gpu in the interior and the Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro has the Qualcomm Adreno 650,587 MHz (megahertz) graphics processor.

Battery

The Huawei Mate X2 battery capacity is 4500 mAh, which is the same as Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro. Some features include Fast charging, Non-removable and 55W fast charger in the box.
The Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro battery include Wireless charging, Fast charging, Non-removable, Qi/PMA wireless charging – 30 W, Wireless reverse charging – 10 W, USB Power Delivery 3.0 – 65W, TÜV Rheinland Safe Fast Charge 3.0 and Qualcomm Quick Charge 4+.

Screen

The device is using a OLED display with 1160 x 2700 pixels and a screen size of 6.45 in (inches).

Meanwhile the Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro 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 Huawei Mate X2 is a 3.4% smaller than Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro screen.
The main display features of both phones are detailed next:

Huawei Mate X2 Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro
240 Hz touch sampling rate 100% DCI-P3
90 Hz refresh rate 180Hz touch sampling rate
Capacitive 3D curved glass screen
Multi-touch 500 cd/m²
Unfolded – 120 Hz touch sampling rate 5M:1 dynamic contrast ratio
Unfolded – 8 in; 2200×2480 pixels 90Hz refresh rate
Unfolded – 90 Hz refresh rate Capacitive
Corning Gorilla Glass 5
Display manufacturer – CSOT
Maximum brightness – 800 cd/m²
Multi-touch
Peak brightness – 1200 cd/m²
Scratch resistant
TÜV Rheinland Low Blue Light Certification

RAM Memory and storage

On the memory hardware side, the Huawei Mate X2 is carrying a ram memory of 8 GB (gigabytes) with some features like 2133 MHz (megahertz), LPDDR4X and Double channel.

The Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro is coming with a 8 GB (gigabytes) or 12 GB (gigabytes) and it has some features like 2750 MHz (megahertz) and LPDDR5.
In the basic edition, both phones have the same ram capacity of 8 gigabytes.

The maximum ram capacity offered by the Huawei Mate X2 is 8 gigabytes ,which is a 50% smaller than the Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro with 12 gigabytes

How much built-in storage space you can get for apps and saving photos, files and video? The Huawei Mate X2 comes with or 256 GB (gigabytes) or 512 GB (gigabytes). In the basic edition, the Huawei Mate X2 gives a 100% more storage memory capacity than Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro.

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

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

Rear Camera

The Huawei Mate X2 rear camera setup is composed by 4 lenses of 50/16/12/8 MP , the flash type is Dual LED , a focal length (35 , of 17 mm (#3) , a pixel size of 1.22 µm (micrometers) and aperture lens of f/1.9 f/2.2 f/2.4 f/4.4 respectively.

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Meanwhile the Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro rear camera comes with 4 lenses of 108/20/12/8 MP , the flash type is Dual LED , a focal length (35 mm) of 26 mm , carrying sensor like ISOCELL Bright HMX , a pixel size of 0.8 µm (micrometers) and aperture lens of f/1.7 f/2.2 f/2.0 f/2.0 respectively.

Huawei Mate X2 Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro
1080p @ 960 fps 1080p @ 960 fps
10x optical zoom (#2) 10x hybrid zoom (#3)
2.5 cm macro shooting (#3) 2160p @ 60 fps
6-element lens (#3) 2x optical zoom (#2)
AIS (#2) 5-element lens (#3)
AIS (#3) 6-element lens (#2)
Aperture size – f/2.2 (#3) 6-element lens (#4)
Aperture size – f/2.4 (#4) 720p @ 960 fps
Aperture size – f/4.4 (#2) Angle of view – 117° (#4)
Autofocus Aperture – f/2.0 (#3)
Continuous shooting Aperture – f/2.2 (#4)
Contrast detection autofocus (CDAF) Aperture- f/2.0 (#2)
Digital image stabilization Autofocus
Digital zoom Continuous shooting
Exposure compensation Digital image stabilization
Face detection Digital zoom
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 17 mm (#3) Dual Pixel Phase detection (#2)
Fourth rear camera – 12 MP (telephoto) Exposure compensation
Geotagging Face detection
HDR Fourth rear camera – 20 MP (utrla-wide)
ISO settings Geotagging
Leica camera HDR
Macro mode HDR10+ video recording
OIS (#2) ISO settings
OIS (#3) Macro mode
OIS (#4) OIS (#3)
Optical image stabilization Optical image stabilization
Optical zoom Optical zoom
Panorama Panorama
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF) Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
RYYB sensor Pixel size – 1.0 m (#3)
Scene mode Pixel size – 1.4 m (#2)
Secondary rear camera – 8 MP (periscope telephoto) Scene mode
Self-timer Secondary rear camera – 12 MP (portrait)
Third rear camera – 16 MP (ultra-wide angle) Self-timer
Touch focus Sensor type – ISOCELL Bright
White balance settings Super Phase detection
Tetracell pixel size – 1.6 m (4-in-1 pixel binning)
Third rear camera – telephoto
Touch focus
White balance settings

Front Camera – Selfie

The Huawei Mate X2 comes with a 16 MP in the front.

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

Some other front camera features are detailed next:

Huawei Mate X2 Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro
16 MP 20 MP
Aperture:f/2.2 Angle of view – 117°
Face unlock Aperture:f/2.2
HDR Sensor type:CMOS (complementary metal-oxide semiconductor)
Panorama
Wide angle lens

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.

Huawei Mate X2 Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro
5G NSA HO R&D
5G SA HPUE
Built-in 5G modem Snapdragon X55 modem
EDGE 5G NSA
GPRS 5G SA
HSPA+ EDGE
LTE Cat 21 GPRS
TD- HSPA+(5.76/ 42 Mbit/s)
TD-SCDMA LTE Cat 20
UMTS(384 kbit/s) UMTS(384 kbit/s)

Price

The Huawei Mate X2 price is $2500 and the Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro price tag is $715

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