Samsung Galaxy S20 FE vs Xiaomi Mi 10 – Review, specifications and prices

The new Samsung Galaxy S20 FE device has a 3 camera setup with a main lens of 12 MP, Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 processor chipset and a battery of 4500 mAh. On other side, the Xiaomi Mi 10 also has interesting features. The comparison for both models with new specs are detailed next.

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Specifications

Feature Samsung Galaxy S20 FE Xiaomi Mi 10
Phones specifications
Screen Display 6.5 in (inches) 6.67 in (inches)
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Qualcomm Snapdragon 865
Operating System One UI 2.0 One UI 2.0
Resolution 1080 x 2400 pixels 1080 x 2340 pixels
RAM 6 GB (gigabytes) or 8 GB (gigabytes) 8 GB (gigabytes) or 12 GB (gigabytes)
Storage 128 GB (gigabytes),256 GB (gigabytes) 128 GB (gigabytes),256 GB (gigabytes)
Camera 12/12/8 MP 108/13/2/2 MP
Front Camera 32 MP 20 MP
Battery 4500 mAh 4780 mAh

Processor and Operating System

The Samsung Galaxy S20 FE runs on Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 chipset and the 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. Running on One UI 2.0 operating system.

The Qualcomm Snapdragon 865Both phones are using the same processor, Qualcomm Snapdragon 865. the Qualcomm Snapdragon 865.

Meanwhile, the Xiaomi Mi 10 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 One UI 2.0 OS system.

Graphics Processor (GPU)

The Samsung Galaxy S20 FE is carrying a Qualcomm Adreno 650 gpu in the interior and the Xiaomi Mi 10 has the Qualcomm Adreno 650,587 MHz (megahertz) graphics processor.

Battery

The Samsung Galaxy S20 FE battery capacity is 4500 mAh which is a 6.2% (percent) less powerful than the 4780 mAh offered by the Xiaomi Mi 10. Some features include Wireless charging, Fast charging, Non-removable, Wireless reverse charging – 4.5W, Fast Wireless Charging 2.0 and USB Power Delivery 3.0.
The Xiaomi Mi 10 battery include Wireless charging, Fast charging, Non-removable, Qi/PMA wireless charging – 30 W, Wireless reverse charging – 10 W, USB Power Delivery 3.0 and Qualcomm Quick Charge 4+.

Screen

The device is using a Super AMOLED display with 1080 x 2400 pixels and a screen size of 6.5 in (inches).

Meanwhile the Xiaomi Mi 10 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 Samsung Galaxy S20 FE is a 2.6% smaller than Xiaomi Mi 10 screen.
The main display features of both phones are detailed next:

Samsung Galaxy S20 FE Xiaomi Mi 10
120Hz refresh rate 100% DCI-P3
2.5D curved glass screen 180Hz touch sampling rate
Always-On Display 3D curved glass screen
Capacitive 500 cd/m²
Corning Gorilla Glass 3 5M:1 dynamic contrast ratio
HDR10+ 90Hz refresh rate
Infinity-O Display Capacitive
Multi-touch Corning Gorilla Glass 5
Scratch resistant Maximum brightness – 800 cd/m²
Multi-touch
Peak brightness – 1120 cd/m²
Scratch resistant

RAM Memory and storage

On the memory hardware side, the Samsung Galaxy S20 FE is carrying a ram memory of 6 GB (gigabytes) or 8 GB (gigabytes) with some features like 2750 MHz (megahertz), LPDDR5 and Double channel.

The Xiaomi Mi 10 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, the Samsung Galaxy S20 FE gives a 33.3% more ram memory capacity than Xiaomi Mi 10.

The maximum ram capacity offered by the Samsung Galaxy S20 FE is 8 gigabytes ,which is a 50% smaller than the Xiaomi Mi 10 with 12 gigabytes

How much built-in storage space you can get for apps and saving photos, files and video? The Samsung Galaxy S20 FE comes with or 128 GB (gigabytes) or 256 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:256 gigabytes.

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

Rear Camera

The Samsung Galaxy S20 FE rear camera setup is composed by 3 lenses of 12/12/8 MP , the flash type is Dual LED , a focal length 35 mm:17.57 mm , carrying a sensor like Samsung S5K2LD Camera sensor size:6.45 x 8.46 mm , a pixel size of 1.8 µm (micrometers) and aperture lens of f/1.8 f/2.2 f/2.4 respectively.

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Meanwhile the Xiaomi Mi 10 rear camera comes with 4 lenses of 108/13/2/2 MP , the flash type is Dual LED , carrying sensor like ISOCELL Bright HMX , a pixel size of 0.8 µm (micrometers) and aperture lens of f/1.7 f/2.4 f/2.4 f/2.4 respectively.

Samsung Galaxy S20 FE Xiaomi Mi 10
1080p @ 240 fps 1080p @ 240 fps
2160p @ 60 fps 2160p @ 60 fps
30x Super Resolution zoom (#3) 720p @ 960 fps
3x optical zoom (#3) Angle of view – 123° (#2)
720p @ 960 fps Aperture size – f/2.4 (#2)
Angle of view – 123° (#2) Aperture size – f/2.4 (#3)
Angle of view – 32° (#3) Aperture size – f/2.4 (#4)
Aperture size – f/2.2 (#2) Autofocus
Aperture size – f/2.4 (#3) Continuous shooting
Autofocus Digital image stabilization
Continuous shooting Digital zoom
Digital image stabilization Exposure compensation
Digital zoom Face detection
Dual OIS Fourth rear camera – 2 MP (depth-sensing)
Exposure compensation Geotagging
Face detection HDR
Geotagging HDR10+ video recording
HDR ISO settings
HDR10+ video recording Macro mode
ISO settings Optical image stabilization
Object tracking AF Optical zoom
OIS (#3) Panorama
Optical image stabilization Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Optical zoom Pixel size – 1.75 m (#3)
Panorama Pixel size – 1.75 m (#4)
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF) Scene mode
Phase detection with Dual Pixel Secondary rear camera – 13 MP (ultra-wide angle)
Pixel size – 1.0 m (#3) Self-timer
Pixel size – 1.12 m (#2) Sensor type – ISOCELL Bright
Scene mode Super Phase detection
Secondary rear camera – 12 MP (ultra-wide angle) Tetracell pixel size – 1.6 m (4-in-1 pixel binning)
Self-timer Third rear camera – 2 MP (macro)
Third rear camera – 8 MP (telephoto) Touch focus
Touch focus White balance settings
Tracking AF (#3)
White balance settings

Front Camera – Selfie

The Samsung Galaxy S20 FE comes with a 32 MP in the front.

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

Some other front camera features are detailed next:

Samsung Galaxy S20 FE Xiaomi Mi 10
32 MP 20 MP
Aperture:f/2.0 Angle of view – 117°
Autofocus Aperture:f/2.2
Face unlock Sensor type:CMOS (complementary metal-oxide semiconductor)
HDR
Pixel size:0.8 µm /0.000800 mm
Sensor type:CMOS (complementary metal-oxide semiconductor)

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.

Samsung Galaxy S20 FE Xiaomi Mi 10
5G NSA 5G NSA
5G SA 5G SA
Built-in 5G modem EDGE
EDGE GPRS
Enhanced 4×4 MIMO HO R&D
GPRS HPUE
HSPA+(5.76/ 42 Mbit/s) HSPA+(5.76/ 42 Mbit/s)
LAA (US only) LTE Cat 20
LTE Cat 19 Snapdragon X55 modem
UMTS(384 kbit/s) UMTS(384 kbit/s)
Up to 5CA

Price

The Samsung Galaxy S20 FE price is $832 and the Xiaomi Mi 10 price tag is $570

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