Se Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro was one of the most anticipated top of the range there was a reason for this first half of 2020. The company wanted to focus more on improving the technical specifications, rather than focusing on keeping the price low. It was also benefited by the camera, with improvements that have allowed the device to rank first in the DxOMark. A more than considerable result, managing to overcome an increasingly fierce competition, even if Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra and Huawei P40 Pro are still missing.
Upgrade 20 / 10: months later, Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro returns to lead the DxOMark ranking. How is it possible? We explain it to you at the end of the article.
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The evaluation of DxOMark on the Xiaomi Mi 10 camera will be quite positive
First of all, let's retrace the technical data that characterize the Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro camera.
- Primary from 108 MP, 1 / 1.33 ″, f/ 1.69, OIS
- Wide angle from 20 MP, 1 / 2.8 ″, ffinal match.
- 50mm telephoto lens 12 MP, 1 / 2.6 ″, f/2
- 94mm telephoto lens 8 MP, 1 / 4.4 ″, f/ 2, OIS
A configuration very similar to that of Mi Note 10 and Mi CC9 Pro, having from its own a pair of sensors in charge of managing it 10x hybrid zoom.
The score of 124 points what follows is an improvement of the aforementioned terminals, thanks to a more powerful Snapdragon 865 and to the finishing of the camera on the software and hardware side. Improvements that mainly concern the rendering of the textures, the sharpness of the corners of the photos and better performance in phase night. All this translates into a good one rendition of detail, even when zooming and at a wide angle, with an optimal compromise on noise reduction. Exposure and white balance are stable and precise, as well as the depth measurement for shots with bokeh. DxOMark has also spent words of praise for the video sector, with a very performing stabilization, an always fast autofocus and good details even indoors.
We remind you that DxOMark has the audio sector was also awarded by Mi 10 Pro.
Upgrade 20 / 10
Sometimes they come back, as shown by the reappearance of Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro at the top of the DxOMark ranking. The reason for its displacement from 5th to 3rd position we find it in the modifications applied to the photographic evaluation. The portal added the score Preview regarding the reliability of the camera app preview. Even before taking the photo, it is important to have a reliable preview from the MIUI photo app. Furthermore, in addition to Photos and Videos, the dedicated section Zoom, previously included by that photo.
Based on these changes, DxOMark has updated its ratings and Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro is one of those smartphones that has benefited from it in terms of score. Here, then, what the top 10 ranking looks like now:
- 133 - Xiaomi Mi 10 Ultra
- 132 - Huawei P40 Pro
- 128 - Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro
- 127 - vivo X50 Pro +
- 126 - OPPO Find X2 Pro, Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra
- 125 - Honor 30 Pro +
- 123 - Huawei Mate 30 Pro 5G
- 122 - Honor V30 Pro
- 121 - Xiaomi Mi CC9 Pro Premium Edition, Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G, Huawei Mate 30 Pro
- 120 - Redmi K30 Pro Zoom Edition