Vivo iQOO 7 vs Xiaomi Mi 10 – Review, specifications and prices

The new Vivo iQOO 7 device has a 3 camera setup with a main lens of 48 MP, Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 processor chipset and a battery of 4000 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 Vivo iQOO 7 Xiaomi Mi 10
Phones specifications
Screen Display 6.62 in (inches) 6.67 in (inches)
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Qualcomm Snapdragon 865
Operating System OriginOS 11 for iQOO OriginOS 11 for iQOO
Resolution 1080 x 2400 pixels 1080 x 2340 pixels
RAM 8 GB (gigabytes) or 12 GB (gigabytes) 8 GB (gigabytes) or 12 GB (gigabytes)
Storage 128 GB (gigabytes),256 GB (gigabytes) 128 GB (gigabytes),256 GB (gigabytes)
Camera 48/13/13 MP 108/13/2/2 MP
Front Camera 16 MP 20 MP
Battery 4000 mAh 4780 mAh

Processor and Operating System

The Vivo iQOO 7 runs on Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 chipset and the processor has a total of 8 cores composed by 1 core of 2.84 GHz Cortex-A78, 3 cores of 2.42 GHz Cortex-A78 and 3 cores of 1.8GHz Cortex-A55. It has a maximum CPU frequency of 2840 MHz (megahertz). Some other special features include 64 bit architecture. Running on OriginOS 11 for iQOO operating system.

The Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 is a better chipset processor than 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 OriginOS 11 for iQOO OS system.

Graphics Processor (GPU)

The Vivo iQOO 7 is carrying a Qualcomm Adreno 660,840 MHz (megahertz) gpu in the interior and the Xiaomi Mi 10 has the Qualcomm Adreno 650,587 MHz (megahertz) graphics processor.

Battery

The Vivo iQOO 7 battery capacity is 4000 mAh which is a 19.5% (percent) less powerful than the 4780 mAh offered by the Xiaomi Mi 10. Some features include Fast charging, Non-removable, 2x 2000 mAh batteries, 120W Super FlashCharge and Super FlashCharge.
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 smartphone is using a AMOLED display with 1080 x 2400 pixels and a screen size of 6.62 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 Vivo iQOO 7 is a 0.7% smaller than Xiaomi Mi 10 screen.
The main display features of both phones are detailed next:

Vivo iQOO 7 Xiaomi Mi 10
103% NTSC 100% DCI-P3
120 Hz refresh rate 180Hz touch sampling rate
240 Hz touch sampling rate 3D curved glass screen
3D curved glass screen 500 cd/m²
6000000:1 5M:1 dynamic contrast ratio
Capacitive 90Hz refresh rate
Hawkeye Display Enhancement 2.0 Capacitive
HDR10+ Corning Gorilla Glass 5
Multi-touch Maximum brightness – 800 cd/m²
Scratch resistant Multi-touch
SGS Eye Care Display Certification Peak brightness – 1120 cd/m²
Scratch resistant

RAM Memory and storage

On the memory hardware side, the Vivo iQOO 7 is carrying a ram memory of 8 GB (gigabytes) or 12 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, both phones have the same ram capacity of 8 gigabytes.

At the more expensive edition, both phone present the same ram capacity:12 gigabytes.

How much built-in storage space you can get for apps and saving photos, files and video? The Vivo iQOO 7 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 Vivo iQOO 7 rear camera setup is composed by 3 lenses of 48/13/13 MP , the flash type is Dual LED , a focal length 35 mm:26 mm , a pixel size of 0.8 µm (micrometers) and aperture lens of f/1.8 f/2.5 f/2.2 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.

Vivo iQOO 7 Xiaomi Mi 10
2x optical zoom (#3) 1080p @ 240 fps
Angle of view – 120° (#2) 2160p @ 60 fps
Aperture size – f/2.2 (#2) 720p @ 960 fps
Aperture size – f/3.4 (#3) Angle of view – 123° (#2)
Autofocus Aperture size – f/2.4 (#2)
Continuous shooting Aperture size – f/2.4 (#3)
Digital image stabilization Aperture size – f/2.4 (#4)
Digital zoom Autofocus
Exposure compensation Continuous shooting
Face detection Digital image stabilization
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 16 mm (#2) Digital zoom
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 50 mm (#3) Exposure compensation
Geotagging Face detection
HDR Fourth rear camera – 2 MP (depth-sensing)
ISO settings Geotagging
Macro mode HDR
Optical image stabilization HDR10+ video recording
Optical zoom ISO settings
Panorama Macro mode
PDAF (#3) Optical image stabilization
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF) Optical zoom
Pixel size – 0.8 m (#3) Panorama
Pixel size – 1.6 m (4-in-1 pixel binning) Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
RAW Pixel size – 1.75 m (#3)
Scene mode Pixel size – 1.75 m (#4)
Secondary rear camera – 13 MP (ultra-wide angle) Scene mode
Self-timer Secondary rear camera – 13 MP (ultra-wide angle)
Sensor size – 1/2.8″ (#3) Self-timer
Third rear camera – 13 MP (portrait) Sensor type – ISOCELL Bright
Touch focus Super Phase detection
White balance settings Tetracell pixel size – 1.6 m (4-in-1 pixel binning)
Third rear camera – 2 MP (macro)
Touch focus
White balance settings

Front Camera – Selfie

The Vivo iQOO 7 comes with a 16 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:

Vivo iQOO 7 Xiaomi Mi 10
16 MP 20 MP
Aperture:f/2.0 Angle of view – 117°
Face unlock Aperture:f/2.2
HDR 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.

Vivo iQOO 7 Xiaomi Mi 10
5G NSA 5G NSA
5G SA 5G SA
Built-in 5G modem EDGE
EDGE GPRS
EV-DO(0.15/2.4 Mbit/s) HO R&D
GPRS HPUE
HSPA+ HSPA+(5.76/ 42 Mbit/s)
LTE Cat 20 LTE Cat 20
UMTS(384 kbit/s) Snapdragon X55 modem
UMTS(384 kbit/s)

Price

The Vivo iQOO 7 price is $586 (8 GB + 128 GB) or $648 (12 GB + 256 GB) and the Xiaomi Mi 10 price tag is $570

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