December 16, 2020
Xiaomi Mi Note 10 Pro
The Xiaomi Mi Note 10 Pro is the more refined version of the Mi Note 10 smartphone. You’d get 33% more memory and 100% more inbuilt storage than it less premium sibling, Note 10.
Apart from the improved storage, all other features are the same as the Mi note 10 pro. It still retains same body design, camera set-up, processor, and also the same battery capacity with it siblings.
Design and Display
The Xiaomi Mi Note 10 Pro retains similar design and body built of the standard model. It comes as a carbon copy of of the standard model with premium body design that built with an slim luxurious aluminum frame filling an on two Gorilla Glass 5 panels that curve around the edges.
The shiny panel mounts a vertically aligned pill-shaped camera bump housing three cameras. A solitary fourth camera lies beneath the bump, an dual LED flash beside the bump, and xiaomi branding at the bottom left. The rear camera setup resembles the Mi 10 Pro.
The front bears a 6.47-inch 3D AMOLED waterfall panel with HDR 10 and 600 nits max brightness,. The display supports Full HD+ 1080 x 2340 resolution, with under-display fingerprint scanner, 19.5:9 ratio and 398 PPI density.
It has a large sturdy body measures a dimensions of 157.8 x 74.2 x 9.7 mm coupled with a 208 grams of weight which is heavy to hold and a 87.8% screen-to-body ratio.
Xiaomi Mi Note 10 Pro comes in trio colour choices namely Aurora Green, Glacier White and Midnight Black colourways.
Xiaomi did very well in the camera department with five-rear-camera configuration.
The eye-catching feature of the Xiaomi Mi Note 10 Pro is it 108MP just like the Mi 10 Pro. The camera also feature a Quad-LED dual-tone flash, a PDAF, Laser AF, OIS and can shoot up to 4K video quality.
The other quad supporting cameras includes two telephoto cameras, an ultra-wide camera and a macro camera which are 12MP telephoto lens that has 2x optical zoom, Dual Pixel PDAF, Laser AF, and the other 5MP telephoto lens that has 5x optical zoom, PDAF, Laser AF, OIS, a 20MP ultra-wide camera and lastly is 2MP dedicated macro camera respectively.
Upfront, xiaomi pinned a 32MP selfie camera with HDR dedicated for incredible selfie shots and video calling.
Hardware and Software
Under the hood is a Qualcomm Snapdragon 730G SOC based on the 8 nm process technology similar to the Realme X2 .
The octa-core processor on the chipset runs at a speed of 2.2 GHz with Adreno 618 GPU for graphics and gaming.
The device boots on Android 9.0 Pie skin with Xiaomi’s MIUI 11 user interface on top.
The handset comes with as many as 256GB built-in storage for multimedia content storage pinned to a huge RAM of 8GB which will handle anything you throw at it including high intensive 3D games and multitasking although no card slot for additional storage.
The handset feature a dual SIM-tray, 4G LTE, multifunctional NFC that supports Google Pay, IR Blaster using Infrared to control your home device from a cellphone, 3.5mm headphone jack, Bluetooth 5.0, dual Wi-Fi band and a USB Type-C port.
Fuelling the Xiaomi Mi Note 10 is a jumbo 5260mAh non-removable battery with 30W fast charging support will can juice 58% charge in 30 min, and 100% in 65 min.
Xiaomi Mi Note 10 Pro Price and Availability
The Xiaomi Mi Note 10 Pro is available and it sells for $600.
In Nigeria, the Xiaomi Mi Note 10 Pro is priced around 170,000 Naira now and around 3,000 GHS in Ghana and 58,000 KES in Kenya.