August 11, 2020 will go down in history as Xiaomi as a very important day. The manufacturer celebrates its tenth anniversary and brings an ultra-premium smartphone called Xiaomi Mi 10 Ultra.
Reputable camera test DxOMark has published its ratings for this still hot news and the results are famous. You will find complete parameters and prices of the Mi 10 Ultra smartphone in our performance article.
The new world king of mobile photography
Yes, this is exactly how the Xiaomi Mi 10 Ultra ended in a test on the DxOMark portal. With a final score of 130 points, he ran over the former king of the Huawei P40 Pro.
Xiaomi has created not only its own, but also the world's best camera in a mobile smartphone.
These are the camera parameters:
- Main sensor: 48 MPx 1 / 1,32-inch Quad-Bayer sensor, 25 mm lens with f / 1.85 aperture, PDAF and OIS
- Telephoto 1: 12 MPx 1 / 2,56-inch sensor, 50 mm (2x optical) f / 2 aperture lens, Dual-Pixel AF
- Telephoto 2: Periscope, 48 MPx 1/2-inch Quad Bayer sensor, 120 mm equivalent (5x optical) lens with f / 4,1 aperture, PDAF and OIS
- Widescreen: 20 MPx 1 / 2,8-inch sensor, 12 mm lens with f / 2,2 aperture, PDAF
- Dual LED flash, multispectral color temperature sensor
- Video: 8K 4320p at 30fps, 4K 2160p at 30/60 fps
Interestingly, Xiaomi used it as the main sensor in the new Mi 10 Ultra 48 MPx Quad-Bayer sensor, instead of 108 MPx Samsung sensor in Mi 10 and Mi 10 Pro.
The periscope telephoto lens is optically stabilized and now comes stunning focal length 120 mm compared to the 94 mm sensor in the Pro version. With a size of 1/2 ″ versus 1 / 4,4 ″, the image sensor in the Ultra is also much larger.
The combination of these high-quality sensors signed on to a final score of 130 points, giving the smartphone first place in the DxOMark ranking. His score of 142 points in the camera test is also a new record.
DxOMark rated the quality of the camera as follows:
“Exceptional photo scores are based on excellent still image performance in all test areas. The camera captures basic information most of the time, such as target exposure, color rendering, and white balance, and offers a very wide dynamic range that captures good detail in both light and dark areas of the scene. This makes it ideal for shooting in demanding, high-contrast conditions. ”
The camera delivers excellent results even at night. As an example, DxOMark presents a portrait photograph of a woman, while the photograph has pleasant skin tones with good facial exposure and well-regulated noise.
Xiaomi Mi 10 Ultra has the best results in video mode at a resolution of 2160p and a frame rate of 60fps. Overall, the device works very well with these settings and achieves the highest video score to date, with a rating of 106. You can watch a sample video below.
If you are interested in all areas of the camera of the new flagship from Xiaomi, you can take a look complete test on the DxOMark website.