Xiaomi Mi 10 Ultra vs Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra – Analysis, specs and prices

The new Xiaomi Mi 10 Ultra device has a 4 camera setup with a main lens of 48 MP, Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 processor chipset and a battery of 4500 mAh. On other side, the Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra also has interesting features. The comparison for both models with new specs are detailed next.

Xiaomi Mi 10 Ultra vs Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra
Xiaomi Mi 10 Ultra vs Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra

Processor and Operating System

The Xiaomi Mi 10 Ultra 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,5th Gen AI Engine,Game Turbo 4.0,LiquidCool 2.0 Vapor Chamber,6-stack graphite layer and Graphene layer. Running on MIUI 12 operating system.

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

Meanwhile, the Samsung Galaxy S20 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. And it’s running on MIUI 12 OS system.

Graphics Processor (GPU)

The Xiaomi Mi 10 Ultra is carrying a Qualcomm Adreno 650,587 MHz (megahertz) gpu in the interior and the Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra has the Qualcomm Adreno 650,Antutu gpu – 217015 graphics processor.

Battery

The Xiaomi Mi 10 Ultra battery capacity is 4500 mAh which is a 11.1% (percent) less powerful than the 5000 mAh offered by the Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra. Some features 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.
The Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra battery include Wireless charging, Fast charging, Non-removable, Qi/PMA wireless charging – 15 W, Wireless reverse charging – 9 W, Fast Wireless Charging 2.0 and USB Power Delivery 3.0.

Screen

The smartphone is using a AMOLED display with 1080 x 2340 pixels and a screen size of 6.67 in (inches).

Meanwhile the Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra is featuring a Dynamic AMOLED 2X display with 1440 x 3200 pixels and a screen size of 6.9 in (inches).

As we can see here, the Xiaomi Mi 10 Ultra is a 3.4% smaller than Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra screen.
The main display features of both phones are detailed next:

Xiaomi Mi 10 Ultra Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra
100% DCI-P3 120Hz refresh rate
120Hz refresh rate Always-On Display
240Hz touch sampling rate Capacitive
3D curved glass screen Corning Gorilla Glass 6
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 Xiaomi Mi 10 Ultra is carrying a ram memory of 8 GB (gigabytes) or 12 GB (gigabytes) or 16 GB (gigabytes) with some features like 2750 MHz (megahertz), LPDDR5 and Double channel.

The Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra is coming with a 12 GB (gigabytes) or 16 GB (gigabytes) and it has some features like 2750 MHz (megahertz) and LPDDR5.
In the basic edition, the Xiaomi Mi 10 Ultra gives a 50% more ram memory capacity than Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra.

At the more expensive edition, both device present the same ram capacity:16 gigabytes.

How much built-in storage space you can get for apps and saving photos, files and video? The Xiaomi Mi 10 Ultra comes with or 128 GB (gigabytes) or 256 GB (gigabytes) or 512 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:512 gigabytes.

Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra gets you or 128 GB (gigabytes) or 256 GB (gigabytes) or 512 GB (gigabytes) of internal storage.

Rear Camera

The Xiaomi Mi 10 Ultra rear camera setup is composed by 4 lenses of 48/48/20/12 MP , the flash type is Triple LED , a focal length (35 , of 12 mm (#3) , carrying a 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 note 20 ultra camera
Samsung galaxy note 20 ultra camera

Meanwhile the Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra rear camera comes with 4 lenses of 108/48/12/TOF MP , the flash type is Dual LED , a focal length (35 mm) of 26 mm , a pixel size of 0.8 µm (micrometers) and aperture lens of f/1.8 f/3.5 f/2.2 f/1.0 respectively.

Xiaomi Mi 10 Ultra vs Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra
Xiaomi Mi 10 Ultra vs Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra
Xiaomi Mi 10 Ultra Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra
120x digital zoom (#2) 100x digital zoom (Space Zoom) (#3)
2.5 cm shooting distance for macro (#3) 1080p @ 240 fps
2x optical zoom (#4) 10x optical zoom (#3)
5-element lens (#2) 2160p @ 60 fps
5x optical zoom (#2) 30x hybrid zoom (#3)
6-element lens (#4) 720p @ 960 fps
7-element lens (#3) Angle of view – 120° (#2)
AI 2.0 Angle of view – 24° (#3)
Angle of view – 128° (#3) Aperture size – f/2.2 (#2)
Autofocus Aperture size – f/3.5 (#3)
Continuous autofocus Autofocus
Digital image stabilization Continuous shooting
Digital zoom Digital zoom
Dual Native ISO technology Exposure compensation
Dual Phase Detection AF (#4) Face detection
Exposure compensation Fourth rear camera – DepthVision
Face detection Geotagging
Face unlock HDR
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 12 mm (#3) HDR10+ video recording
Fourth rear camera – 12 MP (telephoto portrait) ISO settings
Geotagging Nonacell pixel size – 2.4 μm (9-in-1 pixel binning)
HDR Object tracking AF
ISO settings OIS (#3)
Laser autofocus (LAF) Optical image stabilization
Night Mode 2.0 Optical zoom
Optical image stabilization Panorama
Optical zoom Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Panorama Scene mode
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF) Secondary rear camera – 12 MP (ultra-wide angle)
Pixel size – 1.4 μm (#4) Self-timer
Pixel size – 1.6 μm (4-in-1 pixel binning) (#2) Sensor type – ISOCELL Bright
Pixel size – 2.4 μm (4-in-1 pixel binning) Super Phase detection
Scene mode Third rear camera – 48 MP (periscope telephoto)
Secondary rear camera – 48 MP (periscope telephoto) Touch focus
Self-timer White balance settings
Third rear camera – 20 MP (ultra-wide-angle and macrp)
Touch focus
White balance settings

Front Camera – Selfie

The Xiaomi Mi 10 Ultra comes with a 20 MP in the front.

The Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra has a 40 MP as a main front-camera.

Some other front camera features are detailed next:

Xiaomi Mi 10 Ultra Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra
20 MP 40 MP
Angle of view – 117° Aperture:f/2.2
Aperture:f/2.2 Auto HDR
Face unlock Phase detection with Dual Pixel
HDR Sensor type:CMOS (complementary metal-oxide semiconductor)
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.

Xiaomi Mi 10 Ultra Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra
5G NSA Enhanced 4×4 MIMO
5G SA LAA (US only)
EDGE Snapdragon X55 modem
GPRS Up to 7CA
HSPA+(5.76/ 42 Mbit/s) 5G NSA
LTE Cat 20 5G SA
Snapdragon X55 modem EDGE
UMTS(384 kbit/s) GPRS
HSPA+(5.76/ 42 Mbit/s)
LTE Cat 20
UMTS(384 kbit/s)

Price

The Xiaomi Mi 10 Ultra price is $700 and the Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra price tag is $1399

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