The OnePlus 10 Pro debuted this week as the latest flagship model by the Chinese company. The new OnePlus phone ticks all the boxes that make it a high-end model in the market. The smartphone comes with a 120Hz AMOLED display and is powered by Qualcomm’s most advanced SoC, the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1. The OnePlus 10 Pro also includes improvements over last year’s OnePlus 9 Pro, such as 80W fast charging. All these additions make the OnePlus 10 Pro a strong competitor against some of the popular flagships.
In this article, we compare the price and specifications of the OnePlus 10 Pro with those of other major flagships, such as the Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra, iPhone 13, and Xiaomi Mi 11 Ultra.
OnePlus 10 Pro vs. Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra vs. iPhone 13 vs. Xiaomi Mi 11 Ultra: Price
The price of OnePlus 10 Pro starts at CNY 4,699 (approximately Rs 54,600) for the 8GB RAM + 128GB storage variant. The 8GB + 256GB model of the phone is also priced at CNY 4,999 (approximately Rs 58,000) and the top-of-the-line 12GB + 256GB variant for CNY 5,299 (approximately Rs 61,500). Currently, the OnePlus 10 Pro is limited to China and is available in Emerald Forest and Volcanic Black colours. Details regarding the India launch of the phone are yet to be announced.
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In contrast, the Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra was launched at Rs. 1,05,999 for the 12GB + 128GB variant and Rs. 1,16,999 for the top-end 16GB + 512GB model.
The iPhone 13, on the other hand, starts at Rs. 79,900 for the 128GB model. The iPhone carries a price tag of Rs. 89,900 for the 256GB variant and Rs. 1,09,900 for the 512GB version.
Xiaomi Mi 11 Ultra is priced at Rs. 69,999 for the single 12GB + 256GB model.
OnePlus 10 Pro vs. Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra vs. iPhone 13 vs. Xiaomi Mi 11 Ultra: Specifications
OnePlus 10 Pro, Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra, iPhone 13 and Xiaomi Mi 11 Ultra all four phones come with dual-SIM support. However, the Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra and iPhone 13 have secondary eSIM support, while the OnePlus 10 Pro and Xiaomi Mi 11 Ultra both have a physical secondary SIM card slot.
Talking about the software, OnePlus 10 Pro runs on Android 12 with ColorOS 12.1. Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra comes with Android 11 with One UI. However, the phone recently started receiving the Android 12 update. On the other hand, iPhone 13 runs on iOS 15. Xiaomi Mi 11 Ultra, however, came with MIUI 11 based on Android 12.
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The OnePlus 10 Pro sports a 6.7-inch QHD+ (1,440×3,216 pixels) curved AMOLED display with an aspect ratio of 20.1:9 and a dynamic refresh rate between 1Hz and 120Hz. The Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra, on the other hand, sports a 6.8-inch EDGE QHD+ (1,440×3,200 pixels) Dynamic AMOLED 2X Infinity-O display with 120Hz adaptive refresh rate that can go up to 10Hz. However, the iPhone 13 comes with a 6.1-inch OLED display with 1,170×2,532 pixels resolution with 60Hz refresh rate. The Mi 11 Ultra flaunts a 6.81-inch WQHD+ (1,440×3,200 pixels) AMOLED display with 120Hz refresh rate that can step down to 30Hz.
Under the hood, the OnePlus 10 Pro packs an octa-core Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 SoC, along with up to 12GB of RAM. Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra in India comes with octa-core Exynos 2100 SoC along with up to 16GB of RAM. However, the iPhone 13 is powered by a hexa-core A15 Bionic chip. The official RAM details about the latest iPhone have not been disclosed by Apple. The Xiaomi Mi 11 Ultra has an octa-core Snapdragon 888 SoC paired with 12GB of RAM.
OnePlus 10 Pro offers a triple rear camera setup that comes with a 48-megapixel primary sensor along with a wide-angle lens. The smartphone also includes a 50-megapixel ultra-wide shooter and an 8-megapixel telephoto shooter. In contrast, the Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra comes with a quad rear camera setup that includes a 108-megapixel primary sensor with an f/1.8 lens, two 10-megapixel telephoto shooters, and a 12-megapixel Dual Pixel sensor.
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The iPhone 13 packs a dual rear camera setup consisting of a 12-megapixel sensor with an f/1.6 wide-angle lens and a 12-megapixel sensor with an f/2.4 ultra-wide lens. The Xiaomi Mi 11 Ultra comes with a triple rear camera setup consisting of a 50-megapixel primary sensor with an f/1.95 lens, along with a 48-megapixel ultra-wide shooter and a 48-megapixel telephoto shooter.
For selfies and video chats, the OnePlus 10 Pro comes with a 32-megapixel camera sensor on the front, coupled with an f/2.4 lens. The Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra packs a 40-megapixel camera sensor with an f/2.2 lens, while the iPhone 13 sports a 12-megapixel TrueDepth camera on the front with an f/2.2 lens. On the other hand, the Xiaomi Mi 11 Ultra packs a 20-megapixel selfie camera sensor at the front.
The OnePlus 10 Pro and Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra come with up to 256GB of onboard storage. The Xiaomi Mi 11 Ultra has 256GB of storage option alone. However, the iPhone 13 has up to 512GB of storage.
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Connectivity options on the OnePlus 10 Pro, Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra, iPhone 13 and Xiaomi Mi 11 Ultra include 5G, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS/ A-GPS and NFC support. The OnePlus 10 Pro, Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra and Mi 11 Ultra also come with a USB Type-C port, while the iPhone 13 has Apple’s Lightning port.
OnePlus 10 Pro, Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra and Xiaomi Mi 11 Ultra come with in-display fingerprint sensor. In contrast, the iPhone 13 offers Face ID support for biometric authentication.
OnePlus has put up to 80W fast wired charging and 50W wireless charging support along with a 5,000mAh dual-cell battery on the OnePlus 10 Pro. Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra and Xiaomi Mi 11 Ultra also pack 5,000mAh batteries.
However, the Samsung phone offers USB PD 3.0 and wireless charging 2.0, while the Mi 11 Ultra has 67W fast charging. The iPhone 13, on the other hand, packs a 3,240mAh battery capacity – according to reports – with 20W wired charging and up to 15W MagSafe wireless charging support.
The OnePlus 10 Pro measures 163.0×73.9×8.55mm and weighs 200.5 grams, while the Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra measures 165.1×75.6×8.9mm and weighs 227 grams. The iPhone 13, on the other hand, measures 146.7×71.5×7.65mm and weighs 173 grams. Lastly, the Xiaomi Mi 11 Ultra measures 164.3×74.6×8.38mm and weighs 234 grams.
oneplus 10 pro Vs iphone 13 Vs Xiaomi Mi 11 Ultra Vs Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra Compare
|Processor||Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1||Apple A15 Bionic||Qualcomm||Samsung Exynos 2100|
|front camera||32-megapixel||12 megapixel||20-megapixel||40-megapixel|
|rear camera||48-megapixel + 50-megapixel + 8-megapixel||12-megapixel + 12-megapixel||50-megapixel + 48-megapixel + 48-megapixel||108-megapixel + 12-megapixel + 10-megapixel + 10-megapixel|
|OS||Android 12||iOS 15||android 11||android 11|
|Resolution||1440×3216 pixels||1170×2532 pixels||1440×3200 pixels||1440×3220 pixels|
|Overall NDTV Rating||,|
|battery life rating||,|
|value for money rating||,|
|Sample||10 Pro||iphone 13||Mi 11 Ultra||Galaxy S21 Ultra|
|release date||11 January 2022||September 14, 2021||March 29, 2021||January 14, 2021|
|launched in india||No||Yes||Yes||,|
|Dimension(mm)||163.00 x 73.90 x 8.55||146.70 x 71.50 x 7.65||164.30 x 74.60 x 8.38||165.10 x 75.60 x 8.90|
|Battery Capacity (mAh)||5000||,||5000||5000|
|colour’s||Emerald Forest, Volcano Black||starlight, midnight, blue, pink, (product) red||,||Phantom Titanium, Phantom Navy, Phantom Brown|
|refresh rate||120 Hz||,||,||,|
|Screen Size (inches)||6.70||6.10||6.81||6.80|
|Resolution||1440×3216 pixels||1170×2532 pixels||1440×3200 pixels||1440×3220 pixels|
|security type||Gorilla Glass||,||Gorilla Glass||Gorilla Glass|
|Pixels Per Inch (PPI)||526||460||515||515|
|Processor||eight core||hexa core||eight core||2.2GHz Octa-core (3×2.8GHz + 4×2.2GHz + 1×2.9GHz)|
|processor make||Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1||Apple A15 Bionic||Qualcomm||Samsung Exynos 2100|
|internal storage||128GB||128GB||256 GB||128GB|
|rear camera||48-megapixel (f/1.8, 1.12-micron) + 50-megapixel (f/2.2, 0.64-micron) + 8-megapixel (f/2.4)||12-megapixel (f/1.6) + 12-megapixel (f/2.4)||50-megapixel (f/1.95) + 48-megapixel (f/2.2) + 48-megapixel||108-megapixel (f/1.8, 0.8-micron) + 12-megapixel (f/2.2, 1.4-micron) + 10-megapixel (f/2.4, 1.22-micron) + 10-megapixel (f/4.9, 1.22-micron) ) )|
|number of rear cameras||3||2||3||,|
|rear autofocus||Yes||Yes||Yes||laser autofocus|
|front camera||32-megapixel (f/2.4)||12-megapixel (f/2.2)||20-megapixel (f/2.3)||40-megapixel (f/2.2, 0.7-micron)|
|number of front cameras||1||1||1||,|
|Operating System||Android 12||iOS 15||android 11||android 11|
|skin||ColorOS 12.1||,||MIUI 12.5||One UI 3.1|
|Wi-Fi standard supported||802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax||802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax||802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/yes||802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax|
|Bluetooth||Yes, v 5.20||Yes, V5.00||Yes, v 5.20||Yes, V5.00|
|number of sim||2||2||2||2|
|sim type||nano sim||nano sim||nano sim||nano sim|
|sim type||nano sim||é SIM||nano sim||nano sim|
|in-display fingerprint sensor||Yes||,||Yes||Yes|
|ambient light sensor||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|3D face recognition||,||Yes||,||,|
|Screen Size (inches)||,||,||1.10||,|
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