Looking for a flagship with Snapdragon 865 to import? So you must be in doubt between Xiaomi’s POCO F2 Pro or Mi 10. Which delivers a better value for the money? That’s what TudoCelular.com will help you discover now. Unlike the first Pocophone with a plastic body, the F2 Pro has the same build quality of the Mi 10. They are cell phones with metal body and glass back with Gorilla Glass 5 protection. They have the same size and thickness, with the POCO being slightly heavier. 



The design is different – the Mi 10 brings a hole in the screen for the selfie camera and the F2 Pro carries a pop-up camera. At the rear, POCO organizes its cameras in a sort of X in a bold black circle, while the other has a more conventional layout with modules located in the left corner. Which one is prettier? Well, it’s up to you, but what we can say is that the F2 Pro it has better ergonomics because it has less curved edges. The curvature of the glass also increases the incidence of reflections in the Mi 10. If having a MicroSD slot is important to you, then you are looking for the wrong Xiaomi phones. And if you still want to have P2 input for headphones, only the F2 Pro offers it. Other technologies such as 6th generation Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.1, and NFC are present in both. And if you want to be prepared for the future, both bring 5G support. And the Poco F2 Pro starts our comparison with the first point. Xiaomi has adopted the Super AMOLED panel in its two flagships, however, Mi 10’s screen is better. Of all the cell phones we have tested, it was the one with the strongest brightness. Another difference is in the refresh rate, 90 Hz on the Mi 10 against 60 Hz on the POCO. The contrast level is similar, with perfect blacks that turn off pixels to save battery. 


The viewing angle is very good in both, however, the higher reflection index of the curved glass of the Mi 10 hinders visibility when there is strong light nearby. On the other hand, it has the best color calibration by default. In terms of sound, the Mi 10 also takes advantage – it has two speakers and delivers a more balanced sound Being better to listen to music. The F2 Pro only has one sound output and although the volume sounds louder, the quality is not very good. This is because it forces the treble to make the voices more prominent. It works well for videos, but it will be bad for listening to music. Here we have a double point for the Mi 10. Both come out of the box with Android 10 and have the MIUI 12 available. The difference is that in F2 we have the POCO launcher that modifies the system’s initial screen and brings applications organized in a drawer, as is the case with cell phones from other brands and different from what is common in Xiaomi phones. Features are the same, including Game Turbo that allows you to block calls and notifications while you are gaming. You can create profiles for each game where you can adjust the touch response and the sensitivity for repetitive touches, which will help in some games. It is also possible to measure the FPS. 



The difference lies in the superior fluidity in the Mi 10, which provides a more pleasant experience and that it will also receive updates first. Both also have an infrared emitter. And so, we give one more point to the Mi 10. As we have Snapdragon 865 in both, we can expect the same performance, right? In theory, yes, but POCO’s poor memory management makes it deliver A multi-tasking experience of a mid-range cell phone. It tends to kill processes in the background and in our speed test we had a difference Of 38 seconds between the two. In benchmarks we have similar results – you can even get higher numbers in AnTuTu with the F2 Pro, but this varies a lot according to the temperature of the device at the time of the test. What is clear is that if Xiaomi fixes the RAM management we will have similar performance on both – this also applies to games. The difference is in the Mi 10 90 Hz screen, which manages to make games like Mortal Kombat and CoverFire run at 90 FPS – PUBG and Call of Duty had the same average as the F2 Pro and both failed to pass 30 FPS on Asphalt 9, something that the Redmi Note 9 series proved to be capable of doing. The Mi 10 outperforms in overall performance. Mi 10’s battery is slightly larger, with an extra 80 mAh. We could expect the same autonomy since they are devices with the same chipset and screen size however, as the F2 Pro is “killing processes” in the background, it delivers autonomy on average 10% higher. In our standardized test, we had a difference of three hours in moderate use. In the recharge time, it is the Mi 10 that takes advantage. It spends a few minutes less on the plug. If you give it a quick charge it will also end recovering a little more battery. With that, we give one point each – the F2 Pro wins in autonomy and the Mi 10 in recharge times. 


The biggest difference between the two is for the main camera. The Mi 10 brings a sensor of 108 MP and the F2 Pro a simpler of 64 MP. Does having twice the resolution in the most expensive model makes a difference? Yes – but many should not even notice. You will have sharper photos with the Mi 10, however, you need to zoom out to notice the small details. By day the two deliver close results in color, exposure, and contrast. The Mi 10’s HDR is slightly more efficient and helps to balance brightness and contrast against the light. The ultra-wide camera records good pictures in both, however, it presents quality drop higher on the F2 Pro. We also noticed that sometimes it changes the color temperature however, the software corrects lens distortion well. At night there will be more noise in the POCO and less sharpness. The Mi 10 Night Mode is more efficient and helps to recover details lost in the shadows. Both record good macro photos and have few flaws in the portrait effect. But the Mi 10 wins on the rear set of cameras. Both bet on a 20 MP camera for the front. The difference is that the focal aperture is smaller at POCO. At night you’ll have a little darker pictures with him, but you’ll still be able to take great selfies that they shouldn’t do for what the Mi 10 delivers. By day it will have similar quality in both. As the difference in selfies is subtle, we will draw. Xiaomi did not shoot the camcorder on the F2 Pro, it can record videos in 8K at 30 fps just like we have in the Mi 10.



 The difference is for stabilization and focus, which are less efficient on the POCO. By day they both record with similar quality, however, at night the Mi 10 takes advantage with clearer recording and less noise. Audio capture is good for both. And so the Mi 10 wins on the camcorder. It was clear that the Mi 10 is superior, but it is also more expensive. There is an almost US$ 200 difference between them and with the current dollar price, you will spend more than a $60 difference. Xiaomi has no plans to bring either of them to Brazil but if that happens in the future, you can expect very high prices. If you intend to import, the F2 Pro will end up being cheaper. With that, we finish the comparison with the last point for the POCO F2 Pro. Xiaomi has two great flagship phones, the Mi 10 is more expensive and complete and the F2 Pro is more cost-effective. If you are looking for the best, no matter the price, then you already know which one to choose. 

The Mi 10 has a better screen, more balanced sound, the software is more optimized, superior performance in some games, your battery recharges faster and your cameras are better. Is it worth saving and choosing the F2 Pro? Well, it is not that far behind its more expensive brother – the biggest problem is RAM management which compromises performance in multi-tasking. But in return, you will have a better battery life. It has the same build quality, its screen is very good and the cameras do not disappoint. And to find the best prices for both, just click on the links below. Take the opportunity to comment if you think it is worth saving almost $ 60 going for the F2 Pro or if the Mi 10 extras are much bigger. I will wrap up here, but I hope to see you soon. A big hug. 

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