The Xiaomi Mi 10 and Mi 10 Pro were announced today and are two fantastic devices. However, this quality does not come for free and this has led to the Pro model being the most expensive flagship ever launched by the technology.
For those who may not understand the reason for this price increase, this is the official explanation. Lu Weibing used the Weibo social network to justify the price difference between the Xiaomi Mi 10 and the Mi 9.
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Reasons why the Xiaomi Mi 10 is more expensive than the Mi 9
- The Snapdragon 865 processor cost twice as much as the Snapdragon 855 for the Mi 9
- The transition to a 90Hz OLED screen cost more than double
- Use of a 108MP lens, more cameras and inclusion of optical stabilization
- Transition from DDR4 to DDR5 RAM modules increased costs by 20%
- Larger battery, faster charging and cooling system
We were all fascinated by the power that the new Xiaomi Mi 10 represents. Its specifications are not bad when compared to the Galaxy S20, for example, but that has costs.
The points emphasized by Lu Weibing touch on the main novelties that the Mi 10 bring compared to its predecessor. Naturally, this represents a higher production cost, which has consequences for the selling price to the public.
Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro remains below similar range tops
Although the Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro is the most expensive flagship ever launched by the company, it remains well below similar models in specifications. Incidentally, Lu Weibing himself couldn’t resist comparing the Mi 10 to the Huawei Mate 30 Pro.
The executive says that the processor, camera, screen and load times are superior to those of Huawei’s top of the range. However, the Xiaomi Mi 10 manages to cost almost less 2,000 yuan.
Xiaomi Mi 10 prices
- 8GB RAM + 128GB storage – € 526
- 8GB RAM + 256GB storage – € 566
- 12GB RAM + 256GB storage – € 618
Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro prices
- 8GB RAM + 128GB storage – € 658
- 8GB RAM + 256GB storage – 724 €
- 12GB RAM + 256GB storage – € 789
It should be noted that these prices are those indicated for China. The figures for Europe could be higher, although it is not yet known when Xiaomi will reveal this information.
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