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Poco X3 Pro Vs Redmi Note 10 Pro Max – Full Comparison


We have compared POCO X3 Pro and Redmi Note 10 Pro Max. Read till the end to know which one is better?

By Samiksha Sharma - 
28th Apr 2021
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Highlights of the Story

  • Poco X3 Pro comes with a flagship chipset Snapdragon 860.
  • Redmi Note 10 Pro Max features a 108MP quad-camera setup.
  • But which one can be tagged as the best smartphone under Rs.20,000?

If you are getting two smartphones with different price but of the same parent brand, which one should you buy? Confusing right?

To ease your confusion here is this video that will compare POCO X3 Pro and Redmi Note 10 Pro Max. Watch this complete video as in the end, you will get to know where to invest your 20,000 rupees and why!

So let’s start!


Let us start with the design. Design is an important aspect that covers the main points. So if we talk about the surface design here, both the phones have different designs. By looks, Poco X3 Pro has a very bulky design and look almost like Poco X3 Pro with the same old circular camera module and thick design whereas, on Redmi Note 10 Pro Max the design is refreshed and lighter than Poco X3 Pro

Also, read Poco X3 Pro Specifications Tipped Ahead Of Global Launch

We noticed that Poco X3 Pro catches the fingermarks, while because of the frosted glass back, Redmi Note 10 Pro Max does not catch fingerprints on its back.

The overall in-hand feel of the Redmi Note 10 Pro Max is comparatively better, as it is very compatible in a hand.

For people who still use a memory card or sd card for their storage, Redmi Note 10 Pro Max has a 2+1 sim card slot while Poco X3 Pro has a hybrid sim card slot that means either 2 sims or 1 sim + memory card is compatible. Both the phones come with an IP53 rating. The only thing which is lacking is that these phones are not water-resistant but are splash-resistant. Both the phones have a side fingerprint sensor.


The display has a big difference.

Poco X3 Pro has IPS LCD whereas, Redmi Note 10 Pro Max has a super AMOLED screen that has a better quality for sure! 

Both the phones have a 120hz refresh rate but the Poco X3 Pro refresh rate works a little better because of the better optimisation of the chipset that we discussed in our last video.

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Both Poco X3 Pro and Redmi Note 10 Pro Max support Widevine L1  that gives HD content.

As per screen brightness, Redmi Note 10 Pro Max has better brightness and better streaming quality. That Poco X3 Pro lacks.

Now, as we talk about the screen protection, here Poco X3 Pro gets a point as it has Corning Gorilla Glass 6 and Redmi Note 10 Pro max has corning gorilla glass 5. But if accidentally your phone slips from your hand, your screen will break.


Let us talk about performance because Poco X3 Pro carry Snapdragon 860,  a flagship chipset and the Redmi Note 10 Pro Max has a mid-range chipset of Snapdragon 732G. Not only this Poco X3 Pro have UFS 3.1 storage, while Redmi Note 10 Pro Max have UFS 2.2 storage. 

Overall, Poco X3 Pro holds superior gaming performance that shows high graphics settings. Games like PUBG, COD Mobile will work like butter.

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The software experience is almost the same in both the phone with MIUI 12 and Android 11 but, we haven’t got many 3rd party ads till now. That is a plus point.

Poco X3 Pro has liquid cool plus technology so no major overheating issues here. For Redmi Note 10 Pro Max doesn’t rely on it for heavy gaming. This phone can hardly handle your daily tasks easily and can handle multitasking.


Both have almost the same battery capacity. Poco X3 Pro has 5160 mAh while Redmi Note 10 Pro Max has 5020 mAh. The screen time of the Redmi Note 10 Pro Max is more compared to Poco X3 Pro. Poco X3 Pro has a screen time of 6 to 6.5 hours, while Redmi Note 10 Pro Max has 7.5 to 8 hours.

Both the phones support 33watt fast charging.


There is no much difference in this too. Both the phones contain dual stereo speakers.

Both have a 3.5 mm audio jack but have a different placement. Redmi Note 10 Pro Max has on the top, and Poco X3 Pro has it on the bottom. These phones don’t have NFC. 

Both the phones support Carrier aggregation. What is carrier Aggregation, and why is it important you can see it in the linked video.

Also, see Redmi Note 10 Confirmed To Come With Super-Macro Camera via Live Image


If we talk about Camera. Both the phones have different camera quality. At first glance, you can’t make out which photo quality is best but, Redmi Note 10 Pro Max has excellent colour saturation that makes your pictures more colourful. When we talk about zoom shots, Redmi Note 10 Pro Max got that point as it has more detailed zoom shots.

Both support Ultra-wide angle shots.

Better shots are taken by Poco X3 Pro in Low light. 

Both support night mode photography and does their work pretty well.

Both capture crisp selfies. Poco X3 Pro gives a crisper selfie but in both the case, we notice the noise.


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