Samsung Galaxy S20 FE vs Xiaomi Mi 10 Ultra – 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 Ultra 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 Ultra
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) or 16 GB (gigabytes)
Storage 128 GB (gigabytes),256 GB (gigabytes) 128 GB (gigabytes),256 GB (gigabytes),512 GB (gigabytes)
Camera 12/12/8 MP 48/48/20/12 MP
Front Camera 32 MP 20 MP
Battery 4500 mAh 4500 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 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 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 Ultra has the Qualcomm Adreno 650,587 MHz (megahertz) graphics processor.

Battery

The Samsung Galaxy S20 FE battery capacity is 4500 mAh, which is the same as Xiaomi Mi 10 Ultra. 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 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 smartphone 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 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 Samsung Galaxy S20 FE is a 2.6% smaller than Xiaomi Mi 10 Ultra screen.
The main display features of both phones are detailed next:

Samsung Galaxy S20 FE Xiaomi Mi 10 Ultra
120Hz refresh rate 100% DCI-P3
2.5D curved glass screen 120Hz refresh rate
Always-On Display 240Hz touch sampling rate
Capacitive 3D curved glass screen
Corning Gorilla Glass 3 5M:1 dynamic contrast ratio
HDR10+ Capacitive
Infinity-O Display Corning Gorilla Glass 5
Multi-touch Delta-E <1
Scratch resistant 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 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 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 Samsung Galaxy S20 FE gives a 33.3% more ram memory capacity than Xiaomi Mi 10 Ultra.

The maximum ram capacity offered by the Samsung Galaxy S20 FE 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 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.

The maximum storage capacity offered by the Samsung Galaxy S20 FE is 256 gigabytes ,which is a 100% less than the Xiaomi Mi 10 Ultra with 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 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 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.

Samsung Galaxy S20 FE Xiaomi Mi 10 Ultra
1080p @ 240 fps 120x digital zoom (#2)
2160p @ 60 fps 2.5 cm shooting distance for macro (#3)
30x Super Resolution zoom (#3) 2x optical zoom (#4)
3x optical zoom (#3) 5-element lens (#2)
720p @ 960 fps 5x optical zoom (#2)
Angle of view – 123° (#2) 6-element lens (#4)
Angle of view – 32° (#3) 7-element lens (#3)
Aperture size – f/2.2 (#2) AI 2.0
Aperture size – f/2.4 (#3) Angle of view – 128° (#3)
Autofocus Autofocus
Continuous shooting Continuous autofocus
Digital image stabilization Digital image stabilization
Digital zoom Digital zoom
Dual OIS Dual Native ISO technology
Exposure compensation Dual Phase Detection AF (#4)
Face detection Exposure compensation
Geotagging Face detection
HDR Face unlock
HDR10+ video recording Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 12 mm (#3)
ISO settings Fourth rear camera – 12 MP (telephoto portrait)
Object tracking AF Geotagging
OIS (#3) HDR
Optical image stabilization ISO settings
Optical zoom Laser autofocus (LAF)
Panorama Night Mode 2.0
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF) Optical image stabilization
Phase detection with Dual Pixel Optical zoom
Pixel size – 1.0 m (#3) Panorama
Pixel size – 1.12 m (#2) Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Scene mode Pixel size – 1.4 m (#4)
Secondary rear camera – 12 MP (ultra-wide angle) Pixel size – 1.6 m (4-in-1 pixel binning) (#2)
Self-timer Pixel size – 2.4 m (4-in-1 pixel binning)
Third rear camera – 8 MP (telephoto) Scene mode
Touch focus Secondary rear camera – 48 MP (periscope telephoto)
Tracking AF (#3) Self-timer
White balance settings Third rear camera – 20 MP (ultra-wide-angle and macrp)
Touch focus
White balance settings

Front Camera – Selfie

The Samsung Galaxy S20 FE comes with a 32 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:

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

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

Price

The Samsung Galaxy S20 FE price is $832 and the Xiaomi Mi 10 Ultra price tag is $700

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