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Smart mobile: how much are you willing to pay?

2019 was already a strange year for the smartphone market in Spain. And it was because of the American boycott of Huawei that allowed Samsung to maintain its leadership , when the forecasts were that the Chinese brand surpassed it. But it was also because another Chinese brand, Xiaomi, was able to rise to second place in Spain thanks to its commitment to premium terminals, with the best features and technology, but at half the price of flagship smartphones from Apple, Samsung or Huawei itself. In this scenario, last year, the Chinese Realme also appears on the list of brands with the greatest rebound, and another manufacturer from the Asian country, OPPO, also begins to rebound with its star terminals. And with this mess, in 2020, a new player emerges in the market to, probably, revolutionize everything more: COVID-19 is going to change everything in the mobile device market.

And it is OPPO and Xiaomi that we are going to talk about today for their recent launches, specifically Oppo Find X and XIaomi Mi 10. I will stop in greater detail at the versions with higher performance from both manufacturers, because reading and The reflection that I want to make and provoke in those who read these lines is the following: if in these moments of COVID-19 it is appropriate, or not, to launch smart terminals at prices that exceed a thousand euros, such as the Mi 10 Pro, or They reach almost two thousand, like the Find X Pro from OPPO.

OPPO Find X2

It was OPPO that first announced its new Find X2 smartphone series with 5G technology, in the first week of March. The Pro version of this equipment has a QHD + AMOLED screen with a 120Hz refresh rate, which makes it one of the highest quality screens on the market, and a camera with an Ultra Vision system that offers a versatile and advanced photographic experience with one billion variation is of color tones. In addition, this device has the latest Qualcomm processor, the Snapdragon 865 , with a 65W SuperVOOC 2.0 fast charge, designed and developed by OPPO.

The OPPO Find X2 series also stands out for its sound. Thanks to its dual high-powered speakers and Dolby Atmos, it can intelligently adapt to music, movie and game stages and applications to deliver an immersive audio and video entertainment experience. In addition, it has an adaptive eye protection system thanks to artificial intelligence (AI), which intelligently adjusts the color temperature and the brightness of the screen according to the environment. OPPO Find X2 Pro is equipped with a triple camera combination: 48MP wide angle lens + 48MP ultra wide angle lens + 13MP telephoto lens, while also featuring a second-generation 10x hybrid zoom. And it is the first smartphone on the market to feature the Pixel Omni-directional PDAF system with the ability to achieve 100% pixel focus and omnidirectional focus.

Optical OIS stabilization combined with multi-focus image fusion technology and an ultra-resolution algorithm ensures consistency of color and white balance when switching between the three cameras. Users can easily switch the zoom between the three cameras to shoot at a short distance of 3 cm and achieve a maximum zoom of 60x. The Ultra Night mode is capable of covering all focal lengths with a maximum zoom of 60x, facilitating night photos with a telephoto lens. Also, a maximum of 30x zoom can be achieved during movie recording.

Battery and Price

In terms of battery life, OPPO Find X2 and OPPO Find X2 Pro have 4200mAh and 4260mAh batteries respectively, both equipped with a 65W SuperVOOC 2.0 fast charge, the fastest and safest flash charging technology in the industry. mobile telephony. The SuperVOOC 2.0 can fully charge OPPO Find X2 Pro in about 38 minutes.

OPPO Find X2 Pro, with 12GB RAM + 512GB ROM, will be available in May in two colors: Black (in ceramic finish) and Orange (in vegan leather finish) at a price of 1999 euros, while OPPO Find X2 will be available the same month of May in two colors: Black (in ceramic finish) and Ocean (in glass finish) at a price of 999 euros.

Xiaomi Mi 10, Mi 10 Pro and Mi 10 Lite 5G

The three members of Xiaomi’s flagship family, which were to be presented in Barcelona at the Mobile World Congress at the end of February, are compatible with 5G networks. Mi 10 Pro brings photography and video to the forefront with its impressivehardwareYsoftware, and a camera equipped with a 108MP prime lens, one of the largest smartphone camera sensors on the market. With this sensor, users can capture scenes in full perspective, thanks to the 20MP ultra-wide angle on the Mi 10 Pro. The device also includes two dedicated telephoto lenses that cover a wide range of focal lengths: from portraits with a 2x zoom , even photographs of distant subjects at up to 50x magnification thanks to its OIS-stabilized ultra-long-range zoom.
 
The main camera’s laser autofocus module, AI 2.0, night mode 2.0 and dual flash come together toCapture daytime photos with lots of detail and brighter, clearer night photos.In the video section, Mi 10 Pro allows UHD 8K video recording at 30fps., And incorporates recording modes such as vertical video, color focus, ShootSteady, Vlog and slow motion, which allows users to easily create content cinematic quality. Mi 10 Pro also incorporates a Pro mode with additional options forsoftwarefor those looking for an even more professional quality.
 
Both the Mi 10 Pro and Mi 10 have a symmetrical dual speaker system at the top and bottom. This setup includes two 1216 superlinear speakers and a camera with a width of up to 0.65mm and 0.5mm, respectively. In addition, the Mi 10 Pro and Mi 10 have been calibrated in each range, which helps to produce sound with superior fidelity. These features come together tocreate an immersive audio experience.
 

Performance and speed

Mi 10 Pro and Mi 10 incorporate, like the OPPO Find 2X Pro, the Snapdragon 865 processor, the latest 5G mobile platform from Qualcomm. By improving the performance of the CPU, GPU, artificial intelligence and the overall user experience, this 7 nanometer chipset has a maximum processing speed of 2.84GHz and incorporates improvements in energy efficiency. In addition, it comes with a combination of ultra-high-speed RAM and storage, ensuring exceptional computational and data reading and writing capabilities.

In addition, these two smartphones are equipped with LiquidCool 2.0, an advanced cooling system that consists of the combination of a large vapor chamber, with multiple layers of graphene and graphite, which dissipate the heat generated after hours of use to guarantee maximum performance. . This robust hardware configuration has awarded the Mi 10 Pro a convincing AnTuTu score of 602 660 points.

Battery and price of the new Xiaomi

Mi 10 Pro incorporates a 4,500 mAh battery, which allows a triple fast charging experience: 50W wired charging, 30W wireless charging and reverse wireless charging. For its part, Mi 10 has a 4,780 mAh battery and offers 30W wired and wireless charging, as well as reverse wireless charging.

Mi 10 Pro 8GB + 256GB is available from mid-April in Spain in two colors, Alpine White and Solstice Gray, starting at 999 euros, and Mi 10 will be available in Twilight Gray and Coral Green and two configurations. The 8GB + 128GB variant will go on sale for 799 euros, while the 8GB + 256GB will be priced at 899 euros. For those who do not want to pay any of these prices, Xiaomí pulls out the Mi 10 Lite 5G for 349 euros, but will have to wait until June.

And you, what do you want to pay?

999 or 1999 euros for the new OPPO Find 2X and 2X Pro? Or 349, 799, 899, and 999 for any of the Mi 10?

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