Huawei Mate X2 vs Xiaomi Mi 10 Ultra – 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 Ultra also has interesting features. The comparison for both models with new specs are detailed next.

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Specifications

Feature Huawei Mate X2 Xiaomi Mi 10 Ultra
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) or 16 GB (gigabytes)
Storage 256 GB (gigabytes),512 GB (gigabytes) 128 GB (gigabytes),256 GB (gigabytes),512 GB (gigabytes)
Camera 50/16/12/8 MP 48/48/20/12 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 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 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 Ultra 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 Ultra. Some features include Fast charging, Non-removable and 55W fast charger in the box.
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 mobile phone is using a OLED display with 1160 x 2700 pixels and a screen size of 6.45 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 Huawei Mate X2 is a 3.4% smaller than Xiaomi Mi 10 Ultra screen.
The main display features of both phones are detailed next:

Huawei Mate X2 Xiaomi Mi 10 Ultra
240 Hz touch sampling rate 100% DCI-P3
90 Hz refresh rate 120Hz refresh rate
Capacitive 240Hz touch sampling rate
Multi-touch 3D curved glass screen
Unfolded – 120 Hz touch sampling rate 5M:1 dynamic contrast ratio
Unfolded – 8 in; 2200×2480 pixels Capacitive
Unfolded – 90 Hz refresh rate Corning Gorilla Glass 5
Delta-E <1
Display manufacturer – CSOT (TCL)
JNCD <0.63
Multi-touch
Peak brightness – 1120 cd/m²
Scratch resistant
TÜV Rheinland Low Blue Light Certification
Typical brightness – 800 cd/m²

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 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, 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 100% 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 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 Ultra.

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 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 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.

Huawei Mate X2 Xiaomi Mi 10 Ultra
1080p @ 960 fps 120x digital zoom (#2)
10x optical zoom (#2) 2.5 cm shooting distance for macro (#3)
2.5 cm macro shooting (#3) 2x optical zoom (#4)
6-element lens (#3) 5-element lens (#2)
AIS (#2) 5x optical zoom (#2)
AIS (#3) 6-element lens (#4)
Aperture size – f/2.2 (#3) 7-element lens (#3)
Aperture size – f/2.4 (#4) AI 2.0
Aperture size – f/4.4 (#2) Angle of view – 128° (#3)
Autofocus Autofocus
Continuous shooting Continuous autofocus
Contrast detection autofocus (CDAF) Digital image stabilization
Digital image stabilization Digital zoom
Digital zoom Dual Native ISO technology
Exposure compensation Dual Phase Detection AF (#4)
Face detection Exposure compensation
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 17 mm (#3) Face detection
Fourth rear camera – 12 MP (telephoto) Face unlock
Geotagging Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 12 mm (#3)
HDR Fourth rear camera – 12 MP (telephoto portrait)
ISO settings Geotagging
Leica camera HDR
Macro mode ISO settings
OIS (#2) Laser autofocus (LAF)
OIS (#3) Night Mode 2.0
OIS (#4) Optical image stabilization
Optical image stabilization Optical zoom
Optical zoom Panorama
Panorama Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF) Pixel size – 1.4 m (#4)
RYYB sensor Pixel size – 1.6 m (4-in-1 pixel binning) (#2)
Scene mode Pixel size – 2.4 m (4-in-1 pixel binning)
Secondary rear camera – 8 MP (periscope telephoto) Scene mode
Self-timer Secondary rear camera – 48 MP (periscope telephoto)
Third rear camera – 16 MP (ultra-wide angle) Self-timer
Touch focus Third rear camera – 20 MP (ultra-wide-angle and macrp)
White balance settings Touch focus
White balance settings

Front Camera – Selfie

The Huawei Mate X2 comes with a 16 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:

Huawei Mate X2 Xiaomi Mi 10 Ultra
16 MP 20 MP
Aperture:f/2.2 Angle of view – 117°
Face unlock Aperture:f/2.2
HDR Face unlock
Panorama HDR
Wide angle lens Pixel size:0.8 µm /0.000800 mm
Sensor model:Samsung S5K3T2
Sensor type:ISOCELL

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 Ultra
5G NSA 5G NSA
5G SA 5G SA
Built-in 5G modem EDGE
EDGE GPRS
GPRS HSPA+(5.76/ 42 Mbit/s)
HSPA+ LTE Cat 20
LTE Cat 21 Snapdragon X55 modem
TD- UMTS(384 kbit/s)
TD-SCDMA
UMTS(384 kbit/s)

Price

The Huawei Mate X2 price is $2500 and the Xiaomi Mi 10 Ultra price tag is $700

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