Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro vs Xiaomi Mi Note 10 Pro: Which Should You Buy?

The Mi 10 Pro was launched by Xiaomi in February in China. In November 2019, the manufacturer introduced the Mi Note 10 Pro. Both mobile phones have the same name, but they are different smartphones. They also have in common the camera with a 108 MP sensor but are different in other aspects.

Costing 4,999 yuans, the Mi Note 10 Pro comes in pearl white and star blue, while the Mi Note 10 Pro is available in dawn green, white, and midnight black for US$ 439. Check out the differences between Xiaomi phones.

Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro vs Xiaomi Mi Note 10 Pro Features

Mi 10 ProMi Note 10 Pro
LaunchFebruary 2020November 2019
Launch price4,999 yuan$439
Screen6.67 inches6.47 inches
Screen resolutionFull HD + (2340 x 1080 pixels)Full HD + (2340 x 1080 pixels)
ProcessorSnapdragon 865Snapdragon 730G
RAM8 GB or 12 GB8 GB
Storage256 GB or 512 GB256 GB
Memory cardnono
Main cameraQuad Camera: 108, 20, 12, and 8 megapixelsquintuple: 108, 20, 12, 5 and 2 megapixels
Front Camera20 megapixels32 megapixels
Battery4,500 mAh5,260 mAh
Operating systemAndroid 10Android 9 (Pie)
Dimensions and weight162.6 x 74.8 x 9 mm; 208 grams157.8 x 74.2 x 9.7 mm; 208 grams
Available colorspearly white and starry blueaurora green, white, and midnight black
Source: Xiaomi

Screen and design

The Mi 10 Pro screen is a 6.67-inch Super AMOLED with Full HD+ resolution (2340 x 1080 pixels). The Mi Note 10 Pro comes with a 6.47″ AMOLED display with the same resolution.

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The two models are a bit similar in appearance but have differences. Starting with the hole inside the screen that houses the selfie camera located in the upper left corner of the Mi 10 Pro. In the case of Note, it has a centralized notch.

Both come with a curved display on the sides and with minimal edges. There isn’t much difference at the back since the two mobile phones have the camera set in a vertical line at the top left corner.


Mi Note 10 Pro

Note 10 Pro stands out for its fivefold set. The cameras are divided into a 108 MP main sensor, a 12 MP portrait focus, an ultra-wide 20 MP, a 5 MP telephoto lens, and a 2 MP macro lens.

The Mi 10 Pro repeats the 108 MP sensor but features a quad-camera. The other cameras are an ultra-wide 20 MP, a telephoto lens with 8 MP, and a focus on 12 MP portraits.

In the selfies, Xiaomi placed 32 MP in the Mi Note 10 Pro against 20 MP in the Mi 10 Pro. Both feature a zoom highlight that combines optical with virtual magnification to zoom in on images up to 50 times.

Performance and Storage

In this respect, the Mi 10 Pro tends to do better than the Mi Note 10. It comes with Snapdragon 865 processor (octa-core up to 2.8 GHz) with 5G support. It also has 8GB or 12GB RAM and can be combined with 256GB or 512GB storage.

The Mi Note 10 Pro comes with the Snapdragon 730G, an octa-core processor of up to 2.2GHz, 8GB RAM, and 256GB storage. Both models do not come with microSD card slots.

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The Mi Note 10 Pro features a larger component, as it has 5,260 mAh. The Mi 10 has a 4,500 mAh of battery. Both smartphones are compatible with fast charging, but the launch supports chargers up to 50 W, greater power than Note, which allows up to 30 W.

Still, the manufacturer guarantees that Mi Note 10 Pro recharges from 0% to 100% in 65 minutes or 58% in just 30 minutes.

Operating system and additional features

Both phones can enjoy Android 10, the latest system. However, the Mi 10 Pro comes with it from the factory while the Note comes out of the box with Android 9 (Pie). Both smartphones feature Xiaomi’s improved interface, MIUI 11.

Fingerprint biometrics integrated into the screen itself are present in both models. Also, they have NFC, allowing remote payments with Android Pay and Google Pay. Both come with infrared, but Note still has another highlight: the FM radio.


The two mobile phones have already been announced by Xiaomi abroad, but there is still no forecast of arrival in the domestic market. The Mi 10 Pro is costing 4,999 yuans and the Mi Note 10 Pro starts at $439.

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