Feb 17, 2020

Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro Named No. 1 Camera and Video Phone in the Industry

Premier authority on mobile camera and video performance DXOMARK has heralded the newly-minted Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro as its top camera and video phone to-date.

It appears that Xiaomi's hundreds of engineers and thousands of hours producing the Mi 10 Pro have paid off.

DXOMARK has released its camera review on the Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro, Xiaomi's latest flagship smartphone. Accordingly, the phone managed a decisive 124 points, placing the handset right at the top of the firm's list. This also indicates that the phone has surpassed the HUAWEI Mate 30 Pro 5G and the HONOR V30 Pro 5G, which generated 123 and 122 points, respectively.

DXOMARK shared that while the image results of the Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro are quite similar to 2019's Xiaomi CC9 Pro Premium Edition, it is the phone's new inclusion of Qualcomm's Snapdragon 865 chipset which ultimately catapulted the device's overall camera and video performance. On paper, the former matches the latter's high score for the Photo category but bested it with a record-breaking score for the Video segment.

The Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro's target exposure was also praised by DXOMARK, heralding it as both stable and accurate. The phone's dynamic range was also noted, revealing that it was an improved one over last year's CC9 Pro Premium Edition.

DXOMARK also managed to compare the Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro's dynamic range over that of the HUAWEI Mate 30 Pro 5G and the iPhone 11 Pro Max. Relatively, the phone is able to preserve more detail than the two, especially in the highlight regions of its frame.

Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro - dynamic range

HUAWEI Mate 30 Pro 5G - dynamic range

iPhone 11 Pro Max - dynamic range

The Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro's color rendition is likewise commended, right with its generally accurate white balance when shooting outdoors in bright light and indoor environments. Its management of noise was also a highlight, alongside its texture.

Outdoor color

Also deemed to be a highlight of the Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro is its autofocus performance, noting it as "consistently accurate." Other areas that were praised include its level of detail, HDR processing, improved dual-zoom cameras, bokeh mode, beefed-up Night performance, and corner softness.

Dual-zoom cameras

Night performance

The Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro also produced a mighty score of 104 Video points, making it as DXOMARK's new, top-ranked device for moving image capture. Its improved 4K video mode was especially noted, plus its detail rendering and more efficient video stabilization.

Also, the Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro's pleasant color, good exposure, and excellent detailing in its video performance were singled-out.

If any one of you is still not that convinced that Xiaomi is already one of the premier camera designers in the industry, the Mi 10 Pro's recent performance should finally cave you in, bar none.

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Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro HUAWEI Mate 30 Pro 5G HUAWEI Mate 30 Pro 5G HONOR V30 Pro 5G HONOR V30 Pro 5G Xiaomi Mi Note 10 Pro (Mi CC9 Pro Premium Edition) Xiaomi Mi Note 10 Pro (Mi CC9 Pro Premium Edition) Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max
Lowest Price P25,554.29 P47,002 - P19,450 P44,774.09
OS ver Android 10.0; MIUI 11 Android 10; EMUI 10 Android 10.0; Magic UI 3 Android 9.0 (Pie); MIUI 11 iOS 13
CPU Speed 1x2.84 GHz Kryo 585 & 3x2.42 GHz Kryo 585 & 4x1.80 GHz Kryo 585 2x2.86 GHz Cortex-A76 & 2x2.09 GHz Cortex-A76 & 4x1.86 GHz Cortex-A55 2.86 GHz + 2.36 GHz + 1.95 GHz 2x2.2 GHz Kryo 470 Gold & 6x1.8 GHz Kryo 470 Silver -
Storage 256GB, 512GB 128GB, 256GB 128GB, 256GB 256GB 64GB, 256GB, 512GB
RAM 8GB, 12GB 8GB 8GB 8GB 4GB
Display Size 6.67 inches 6.53 inches 6.57 inches 6.47 inches 6.5 inches
Resolution Super AMOLED HDR10+ 1080 x 2340 pixels FHD+ 2400×1176
OLED
FHD+ 1080 x 2400 pixels, 400ppi FHD+ 1080 x 2340 pixels, AMOLED 2688 x 1242 (458 ppi)
OLED, Super Retina XDR display
Main Camera 108MP + 8MP + 12MP + 20MP 40MP + 8MP + 40MP + 3D TOF 40MP + 8MP + 12MP 108MP(8P lens) + 20MP + 12MP + 5MP + 2MP 12MP + 12MP + 12MP
Release date Feb 2020 Feb 2020 Nov 2019 Nov 2019 Sep 2019
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