Xiaomi launched the Mi Note 10 and Mi Note 10 Pro in Spain, and the Mi Note 10 series is nothing but the rebranded version of the Mi CC9 Pro launched in China a few days ago. The three phones have almost identical specifications and design. The Mi Note 10 Pro has 8GB RAM, 256GB storage option, and an 8P lens in its penta-lens camera setup. The three phones are powered by the Snapdragon 730G processor, pack a large 5,260mAh battery with 30W fast charging support, and sport a 32-megapixel selfie camera as well.
Mi CC9 Pro was launched in China, a day before the Mi Note 10 series Spain event. The phone has been priced at CNY 2,799 (roughly Rs. 28,000) for the base 6GB + 128GB variant, while the higher-end 8GB + 128GB variant is priced CNY 3,099 (roughly Rs. 31,000). Xiaomi has also launched a Mi CC9 Pro Premium Edition that packs 8GB of RAM and 256GB of inbuilt storage priced at CNY 3,499 (roughly Rs. 35,000). The Mi CC9 Pro comes in Dark Night Phantom, Ice and Snow Aurora, and Magical Green colour options. The sale will kick off November 11 in China.
The Mi Note 10, on the other hand, is priced at EUR 549 (roughly Rs. 43,200) for the sole 6GB + 128GB variant. The phone will go on sale in Glacier White, Aurora Green, and Midnight Black colour options. Mi Note 10 will be available in Spain and Italy from November 15, and in France from November 18. Users in Germany will be able to pre-order from November 11, and it will be available soon in UK, Netherlands, Belgium, and Luxembourg.
Lastly, the Mi Note 10 Pro comes with 8GB RAM + 256GB storage option, and is priced at EUR 649 (roughly Rs. 51,000). It can be thought to be the global variant of the Mi CC9 Pro Premium Edition. This variant will also go on sale in Glacier White, Aurora Green, and Midnight Black colour options.
As mentioned, the three phones have a lot in common. The Mi Note 10 is nothing but the global variant of the Mi CC9 Pro, while the Mi Note 10 Pro is the global counterpart of the Mi CC9 Pro Premium Edition that was launched alongside. All the three phones have an identical 6.47-inch curved full-HD+ (1080x2340 pixels) OLED display with a pixel density of 398ppi, peak brightness of 600 nits (HBM), TUV Rheinland certification, and a contrast ratio of 400000:1. The three phones are also powered by the same 2.2GHz Snapdragon 730G processor.
The Mi CC9 Pro comes in multiple RAM + Storage options – namely 6GB + 128GB, 8GB + 128GB, and 8GB + 256GB (the Premium Edition model). The Mi Note 10 comes in a single 6GB + 128GB model, while the Mi Note 10 comes in a single 8GB + 256GB model.
The Mi Note 10 Pro and the Mi CC9 Pro Premium Edition variant sport an 8P lens, while the Mi Note 10 and the Mi CC9 Pro sport a 7P lens. Other than that, all the other camera details are identical. The phones pack a 108-megapixel main camera with an f/1.69 aperture and four-axis OIS (Optical Image Stabilisation). It is aided by a 20-megapixel wide-angle camera with a 117-degree field of view, a 12-megapixel telephoto lens, a secondary 5-megapixel telephoto lens, and a 2-megapixel macro camera with an f/2.4 aperture that is capable of clicking images with a minimum subject distance of 1.5cm. Zooming capabilities include up to 5x optical zoom, 10x hybrid zoom, and 50x digital zoom. Rear camera features also include 4K video capture at 30fps, slo-mo HD video capture at up to 960fps, portrait blur adjustment, and a dedicated night mode 2.0.
On the front, all the phones sport a 32-megapixel camera with an f/2.0 aperture. Front camera features include AI Beauty, AI Portrait, Palm Shutter, and more. Again, the Mi Note 10, Mi Note 10 Pro, and the Mi CC9 Pro phones pack a similar 5,260mAh battery with 30W fast charging support. They all support an in-screen fingerprint scanner, and dual-SIM (Nano + Nano) slots. Connectivity options on the phone include 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 5,0, 3.5mm audio jack, USB Type-C port, GPS / A-GPS, Galileo, and GLONASS. Dimensions of all three are also identical at 157.8x74.2x9.67mm and the phones tip the scales at 208 grams.
|Model||Mi Note 10 Pro||Mi Note 10||Mi CC9 Pro|
|Release date||November 6, 2019||November 6, 2019||November 5, 2019|
|Battery capacity (mAh)||5260||5260||5260|
|Colours||Glacier White, Aurora Green, Midnight Black||Glacier White, Aurora Green, Midnight Black||Dark Night Phantom, Ice and Snow Aurora, Magical Green|
|Dimensions (mm)||-||-||157.80 x 74.20 x 9.67|
|Screen size (inches)||6.47||6.47||6.47|
|Resolution||1080x2340 pixels||1080x2340 pixels||1080x2340 pixels|
|Pixels per inch (PPI)||-||-||398|
|Processor||2.2GHz octa-core||2.2GHz octa-core||2.2GHz octa-core|
|Processor make||Qualcomm Snapdragon 730G||Qualcomm Snapdragon 730G||Qualcomm Snapdragon 730G|
|Dedicated microSD slot||No||No||No|
|Rear camera||108-megapixel (f/1.69) + 20-megapixel + 12-megapixel + 5-megapixel||108-megapixel (f/1.69) + 20-megapixel + 12-megapixel + 5-megapixel||108-megapixel (f/1.69) + 20-megapixel (f/2.2) + 12-megapixel (f/2.0) + 5-megapixel + 2-megapixel (f/2.4)|
|Rear flash||Dual LED||Dual LED||Dual LED|
|Front camera||32-megapixel||32-megapixel||32-megapixel (f/2.0)|
|Operating system||Android 9||Android 9||Android|
|Skin||MIUI 11||MIUI 11||MIUI 11|
|Wi-Fi standards supported||802.11 a/b/g/n||802.11 a/b/g/n||802.11 a/b/g/n/ac|
|Bluetooth||Yes, v 5.00||Yes, v 5.00||Yes, v 5.00|
|Number of SIMs||2||2||-|
|Active 4G on both SIM cards||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Ambient light sensor||Yes||Yes||Yes|