Mi 10 5G by Xiaomi finally debuted in India. Xiaomi Mi 10 5G comes in two storage models and is offered in two color choices. In addition, this phone packs Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 SoC plus 8GB of RAM. There is also a 108 megapixel camera along with three other cameras on the back panel. With the launch of this phone, Xiaomi will provide stiff competition with brands such as Samsung which launched its flagship Galaxy S20 series in February in India. The Samsung Galaxy S20 will take all the heat from the Xiaomi Mi 10 5G because both smartphones offer premium features, however, the latter costs roughly Rs. 21,000 fewer.
Xiaomi Mi 10 5G vs Samsung Galaxy S20: Prices in India compared
Mi 10 5G price in India it is set at Rs. 49,999 for the 8GB RAM + 128GB variant, while 8GB RAM + 256GB is priced at Rs. 54,999. Both models come in a choice of Coral Green and Twilight Gray colors. Currently, mobile phones are ready to pre-order via Amazon and Mi.com. Xiaomi also announced that the Mi 10 5G will be available for purchase through Mi partners offline retail channels once it goes on sale.
On the other hand, the Samsung Galaxy S20 is priced at Rs. 70,500 for 8GB RAM and 128GB variants. This phone is offered in Cloud Blue, Cloud Pink and Cosmic Gray options. This phone is available through the Samsung India website and other electronics retailers. Samsung, now, too offerings e-voucher for customers in India who pre-book one of the Galaxy S20 series smartphones February.
Xiaomi Mi 10 5G vs Samsung Galaxy S20: Specifications
The newly launched Dual-SIM (Nano) Xiaomi Mi 10 5G runs Android 10 with MIUI 11 on it and features full-HD + 6.67 inches + (1,080×2,340 pixels) curved 3D screen E3 AMOLED. While the dual-SIM (hybrid) Samsung Galaxy S20 runs Android 10 with One UI above and features QHD + 6.2 inches (1,440×3,200 pixels) Dynamic AMOLED 2X Infinity-O Display resolution. Under the hood, the Mi 10 5G is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 SoC plus 8GB of RAM. Galaxy S20 is equipped with Samsung Exynos 990 SoC and 8GB RAM.
In terms of cameras, both smartphones pack one camera on the front while the Mi 10 5G has a quad rear camera and the Galaxy S20 packs three rear cameras. The rear rear camera settings on the Xiaomi Mi 10 5G include a 108 megapixel main camera accompanied by a 13 megapixel secondary camera. There are also two 2 megapixel cameras on the back panel of the Mi 10 5G. Whereas the Samsung Galaxy S20 comes with two 12 megapixel cameras and a 64 megapixel camera. The Mi 10 5G is equipped with a 20 megapixel front camera while the Galaxy S20 has a 10 megapixel camera. Both phones offer the ability to record 8K resolution video.
In addition, the Mi 10 5G comes with 128GB and 256GB storage options that cannot be developed. On the other hand, 128GB of storage on the Samsung Galaxy S20 can be expanded via a microSD card (up to 1TB). For connectivity, the newly launched Xiaomi phones include 5G, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth v5.1, GPS / A-GPS, NFC, and USB Type-C ports. This smartphone also has a fingerprint sensor in the screen. Galaxy S20 comes with 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth v5.0, NFC, GPS, and USB Type-C port. This Samsung Galaxy phone does not come with 5G support.
Coming to the battery, the Mi 10 5G packs a 4,780mAh battery that supports 30W cable charging and 30W wireless charging. This phone also supports 10W reverse wireless charging. Whereas the Galaxy S20 is equipped with a 4,000 mAh battery that supports fast 25W charging, Fast Wireless Charging 2.0, and reverses wireless charging.
Finally, the Mi 10 5G measures 162.60×74.80×8.96mm and weighs 208 grams while the Galaxy S20 comes with a smaller and lighter body. This last cellphone measures 151.70×69.10×7.90mm and weighs 163 grams.
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Samsung Galaxy S20 vs. Xiaomi Mi 10 ratio