Currently, the mid-range Smartphone market of Nepal is heated more than ever. We are getting devices with the best price to performance ratio. Users can select the smartphone according to their needs as every smartphone has its own USP and has been made targeting specifically for niche users. Today we will be comparing Redmi Note 10 Pro and POCO X3 Pro as they are the best contenders for the best mid-range smartphones currently available in Nepal.
Redmi Note 10 Pro (Global) vs. POCO X3 Pro – Specs Comparison
|Redmi Note 10 Pro (Global)||POCO X3 Pro|
|Display||6.67 inch, FHD+, AMOLED with 120Hz refresh rate, HDR10||6.67 inch, FHD+, IPS LCD, 120Hz|
|Processor||Snapdragon 732, 8nm, Octa-core at 2.3Ghz, Adreno 618 GPU||Snapdragon 860, 7nm, Octa-core at 2.96Ghz, Adreno 640 GPU|
|Memory||6GB+128GB, UFS 2.2||6GB+128GB,
8GB+256GB, UFS 3.1
|Software||Android 11, MIUi 12.0.3||Android 11, MIUI 12.0.4|
|Camera||Quad Rear Camera
108 MP, f/1.9, (wide), dual pixel PDAF
8 MP, f/2.2, 118˚ (ultrawide),
5 MP, f/2.4, (macro), AF
2 MP, f/2.4, (depth)
16MP f/2.5, (wide)
|Quad Rear Camera
48 MP, f/1.8, (wide),PDAF
8 MP, f/2.2, 119˚ (ultrawide),
2 MP, f/2.4, (macro)
2 MP, f/2.4, (depth)
20MP f/2.2 (wide)˚
Fast charging 33W
Fast Charging 33W
|Price||6GB+128GB – Rs. 33,999/-||6GB+128GB – Rs. 31,999/-
8GB+256 – Rs. 36,999/-
Redmi Note 10 Pro (Global) vs. POCO X3 Pro – Overview
Design and Display
While comparing these devices, Redmi Note 10 Pro looks and feels much more premium with its Gorilla Glass 5 front and back than the plastic back with a big logo and Gorilla Glass 6 front on the POCO. Also, Redmi takes the crown when it comes to displaying quality, with its 120Hz AMOLED panel in front of 120Hz IPS on the POCO. At the same time, both of them have a touch sampling of 240Hz.
Despite both the devices house a ~5000mAh battery, POCO X3 Pro is quite heavy at 215gm, whereas the Note 10 Pro only weighs 193gm. You get a stereo speaker, IP53 rating, and L1 Widevine certification on both of them.
Camera and Software
POCO X3 is directed more towards the gamers and packs tons of raw performance, but it doesn’t excel in the camera department, and especially in front of Redmi Note 10 Pro; there’s a vast difference between the both of them. Herewith the Poco, you get a 48MP f/1.79 Primary shooter along with 8MP f/2.2 ultra-wide-angle camera, and the last two are 2MP for each macro and depth sensor. While at the front, you get a 20MP f/2.2 shooter.
The Redmi Note 10 Pro is the mid-range camera beast with its 108MP f/1.9 primary shooter, 8MP f/2.2 Ultra-wide lens, 5MP tele-macro with AF, and the last one is the 2MP depth sensor. Whereas the selfie shooter is a 16MP f/2.5 shooter. Redmi Note 10 Pro seems a better choice if you want a better camera phone.
If you look at the software, both devices are running on MIUI 12 on top of Android 11 and will soon be updated to MIUI 12.5.
Performance and Battery
This is the depart where you will see the most difference between these two devices. POCO X3 Pro is a powerful beast, whereas the Redmi Note 10 Pro is a mid-ranger with 700 series of Snapdragon SoC. Talking about the specs, on the POCO X3 PRO you get, Snapdragon 860. Though it is not the latest and greatest, it is still mighty to play all the games on the Playstore at their highest possible settings and its 2.96Ghz CPU; we have Adreno 640 handling the GPU duties. We get 6/8GB LPDDR4X RAM and UFS 3.1 storage.
While on the Note 10 Pro, we have Snapdragon 732 with Adreno 618 GPU, 6GB LPDDR4X RAM, and UFS 2.2 storage. Both of the devices are good performers and can handle regular tasks and mid-tier gaming, but if your main priority is gaming and you want the best performance at a price below 40K, currently, POCO X3 Pro is the best device for that.
Both the devices have a similar battery; on the POCO X3 Pro, we get a 5160mAh cell, while on the Note 10 Pro, we have a 5020mAh battery. You get 33W charging support and the 333W adapter in the box with both of these devices.
Also read: Poco F3 launching soon in Nepal
Redmi Note 10 Pro (Global) vs. POCO X3 Pro – Pricing
POCO X3 Pro starts at NRs. 31,999 for 6GB+128GB variant and NRs. 36,999 for the 8GB+256GB variant. While we get one variant of the Note 10 Pro, 6GB+128GB at NRs. 33,999.
Redmi Note 10 Pro (Global) vs. POCO X3 Pro – Pros and Cons
Redmi Note 10 Pro
- Lightweight compared to POCO X3 Pro
- 6.67-inch 120Hz AMOLED Display
- 108MP Samsung ISOCELL HM2 Primary Camera
- Mid-range SoC (Compared to X3 Pro)
- Average Front Camera
- No 8GB RAM variant (In Nepal)
POCO X3 Pro
- Much better Performance
- Gorilla Glass 6 Front
- 8GB+256GB Variant at just 36,999
- Average Camera setup
- Bulky design