Sony Xperia Pro vs Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro – Review, specifications and prices

The new Sony Xperia Pro device has a 4 camera setup with a main lens of 12 MP, Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 processor chipset and a battery of 4000 mAh. On other side, the Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro also has interesting features. The comparison for both models with new specs are detailed next.

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Specifications

Feature Sony Xperia Pro Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro
Phones specifications
Screen Display 6.5 in (inches) 6.67 in (inches)
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Qualcomm Snapdragon 865
Operating System Android 10 Android 10
Resolution 1644 x 3840 pixels 1080 x 2340 pixels
RAM 8 GB (gigabytes) 8 GB (gigabytes) or 12 GB (gigabytes)
Storage 512 GB (gigabytes) 128 GB (gigabytes),256 GB (gigabytes),512 GB (gigabytes)
Camera 12/12/12/TOF MP 108/20/12/8 MP
Front Camera 8 MP 20 MP
Battery 4000 mAh 4500 mAh

Processor and Operating System

The Sony Xperia Pro 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,Elite Gaming and Game Enhancer. Running on Android 10 operating system.

Both phones are using the same processor, 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 Android 10 OS system.

Graphics Processor (GPU)

The Sony Xperia Pro is carrying a Qualcomm Adreno 650,587 MHz (megahertz) gpu in the interior and the Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro has the Qualcomm Adreno 650,587 MHz (megahertz) graphics processor.

Battery

The Sony Xperia Pro battery capacity is 4000 mAh which is a 12.5% (percent) less powerful than the 4500 mAh offered by the Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro. Some features include Wireless charging, Fast charging, Non-removable, Qi wireless charging and Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0.
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 smartphone is using a P-OLED display with 1644 x 3840 pixels and a screen size of 6.5 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 Sony Xperia Pro is a 2.6% smaller than Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro screen.
The main display features of both phones are detailed next:

Sony Xperia Pro Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro
100% DCI-P3 100% DCI-P3
400 cd/m² 180Hz touch sampling rate
Capacitive 3D curved glass screen
Corning Gorilla Glass 6 500 cd/m²
Dynamic contrast enhancement 5M:1 dynamic contrast ratio
Dynamic Vibration system 90Hz refresh rate
HDR Capacitive
Motion Blur Reduction Corning Gorilla Glass 5
Multi-touch Display manufacturer – CSOT
Peak brightness – 650 cd/m² Maximum brightness – 800 cd/m²
Scratch resistant Multi-touch
Triluminos display for mobile Peak brightness – 1200 cd/m²
X-Reality display Scratch resistant
TÜV Rheinland Low Blue Light Certification

RAM Memory and storage

On the memory hardware side, the Sony Xperia Pro 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 Sony Xperia Pro 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 Sony Xperia Pro comes with or 512 GB (gigabytes). In the basic edition, the Sony Xperia Pro gives a 300% 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 Sony Xperia Pro rear camera setup is composed by 4 lenses of 12/12/12/TOF MP , the flash type is LED , a focal length and 35 mm:24 mm , carrying a sensor like Sony IMX555 , a pixel size of 1.8 µm (micrometers) and aperture lens of f/1.7 f/2.4 f/2.2 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.

Sony Xperia Pro Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro
1080p @ 960 fps 1080p @ 960 fps
3x optical zoom (#2) 10x hybrid zoom (#3)
720p @ 960 fps 2160p @ 60 fps
Angle of view – 130° (#3) 2x optical zoom (#2)
Aperture size- f/2.2 (#3) 5-element lens (#3)
Aperture size- f/2.4 (#2) 6-element lens (#2)
Autofocus 6-element lens (#4)
Continuous shooting 720p @ 960 fps
Digital image stabilization Angle of view – 117° (#4)
Digital zoom Aperture – f/2.0 (#3)
Dual Pixel PDAF Aperture – f/2.2 (#4)
Dual Pixel PDAF (#3) Aperture- f/2.0 (#2)
Exposure compensation Autofocus
Face detection Continuous shooting
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 16 mm (#3) Digital image stabilization
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 70 mm (#2) Digital zoom
Geotagging Dual Pixel Phase detection (#2)
HDR Exposure compensation
ISO settings Face detection
OIS / EIS video stabilization (#2) Fourth rear camera – 20 MP (utrla-wide)
Optical image stabilization Geotagging
Panorama HDR
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF) HDR10+ video recording
Pixel size – 1.0 m (#2) ISO settings
Pixel size – 1.4 m (#2) Macro mode
Scene mode OIS (#3)
Secondary rear camera – 12 MP (telephoto) Optical image stabilization
Self-timer Optical zoom
Sensor size – 1/2.6″ (#3) Panorama
Sensor size – 1/3.4″ (#2) Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Third rear camera – 12 MP (ultra-wide angle) Pixel size – 1.0 m (#3)
TOF (Time Of Flight) 3D camera Pixel size – 1.4 m (#2)
Touch focus Scene mode
White balance settings Secondary rear camera – 12 MP (portrait)
Zeiss lens Self-timer
Sensor type – ISOCELL Bright
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 Sony Xperia Pro comes with a 8 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:

Sony Xperia Pro Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro
8 MP 20 MP
Aperture:f/2.0 Angle of view – 117°
Pixel size:1.12 µm /0.001120 mm Aperture:f/2.2
Sensor type:CMOS (complementary metal-oxide semiconductor) 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.

Sony Xperia Pro Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro
5G is market-dependent HO R&D
5G mmWave HPUE
5G NSA Snapdragon X55 modem
5G SA 5G NSA
5G sub-6 Ghz 5G SA
Built-in 5G modem EDGE
EDGE GPRS
GPRS HSPA+(5.76/ 42 Mbit/s)
HSPA+(5.76/ 42 Mbit/s) LTE Cat 20
LTE Cat 20 UMTS(384 kbit/s)
UMTS(384 kbit/s)

Price

The Sony Xperia Pro price is $2500 and the Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro price tag is $715

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