Xiaomi launched the Redmi 10 Prime price range smartphone in India on Friday. This is a adhere to-up to the Redmi 9 Prime. On paper, the Redmi 10 Prime seems to be a ‘sizeable’ upgrade more than its predecessor. It has a rapid 90Hz show, a capable MediaTek Helio G88 program-on-chip, 50MP quad camera setup and a ginormous 6,000mAh battery. Having mentioned that, the Redmi ‘number’ series is also climbing up the cost ladder, noticeably, this time round with the base model getting launched at a cost of Rs 12,499 basically pushing it in the ‘Redmi Note’ territory. The Redmi Note 10 for context is at the moment promoting for Rs 13,999 post a current cost hike. The Redmi 9 Prime was launched at a cost of Rs 9,999.
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Whether or not the phone justifies the cost bump is anything we will inform you in our complete critique, but solely on the basis of paper specs, the Redmi 10 Prime once again stands out getting a lot of phone for a lot significantly less funds substantially like any other Redmi phone in the previous. Alongside the Redmi 10 Prime, Xiaomi is also launching the ‘ultra-affordable’ Redmi Earbuds 3 Pro TWS earbuds with dual drivers and aptX Adaptive assistance at a cost of Rs 2,999.
Redmi 10 Prime India cost, availability
The Redmi 10 Prime India cost begins at Rs 12,499 for a version with 4GB RAM and 64GB storage. The top rated-finish version of the phone with 6GB RAM and 128GB storage will set you back by Rs 14,499.
The phone will be sold by way of Amazon, Mi.com, Mi Home, and Mi Studio Stores beginning from September 7. HDFC credit card customers will be eligible for further discounts of up to Rs 750 on acquiring the Redmi 10 Prime.
Redmi 10 Prime specs and features
The Redmi 10 Prime has an all-plastic body with a side-mounted fingerprint reader. The phone will come in black, blue and white colour alternatives.
The phone in query has a 6.5-inch 1080p+ IPS LCD show with a 90Hz ‘adaptive’ refresh price and hole punch cutout that homes an 8MP selfie camera. The screen is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 3.
Under the hood, the Redmi 10 Prime has an 8-core MediaTek Helio G88 SoC paired with up to 6GB LPDDRX4 RAM and 128GB storage. The phone supports ‘extendable’ virtual RAM feature letting you access ‘up to 2GB’ memory from internal storage when you are brief on RAM. This suggests the 6GB RAM version of the phone can theoretically extend to 8GB (the 4GB RAM version can extend to 5GB similarly). The Redmi 10 Prime also supports expandable storage.
Software inside the phone is MIUI 12.5 based on Android 11.
For photography, the Redmi 10 Prime packs a quad camera setup on the rear with a 50MP major sensor (this is unspecified) with f/1.8 aperture lens paired with an 8MP ultra-wide-angle and two 2MP sensors, one for macros and yet another for portraits.
The Redmi 10 Prime is additional backed by a 6,000mAh battery with 18W rapid charging and 9W reverse charging turning the phone into a transportable energy bank to charge other devices.
Rounding off the package are dual speakers, 3.5mm headphone jack, IR blaster and what Xiaomi is calling a ‘splash-proof’ design and style even though there is no official IP-rating whatsoever.
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