Redmi 10 (aka Redmi 10C): Specifications, FAQs, Pros and Cons

Redmi has launched the Redmi 10 in the Indian smartphone market. It is a rebranded version of Redmi 10C which was launched previously in China and in other global markets. However, in India, the device packs a 6,000 mAh Battery while the original one packs a 5,000 mAh Battery.

The device comes with an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 4G Processor, Dual Rear Camera Setup, a Selfie Camera Lens in the waterdrop style notch display, and more.

Let’s see the full features, specifications, and price of the Redmi 10. We have also listed the Pros and Cons of the device along with some FAQs. Read on to check all the details of the phone.

Price of Redmi 10

The device launched in two different variants – 4GB RAM + 64GB Storage and 6GB RAM + 128GB Storage. It comes in three color options – Midnight Black, Pacific Blue, and Caribbean Green.

The 4GB+64GB model is priced at Rs 10,999 (~USD 150) and the high-end 6GB+128GB model is priced at Rs 12,999 (~USD 180).

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Redmi 10 (aka Redmi 10C) Pros and Cons

ProsCons
Snapdragon 680 ProcessorSingle Speaker
Gorilla Glass 3 ProtectionStill Android 11 (no Android 12)
Dedicated SD card slotOnly 10W Charger (supports 18W Charging)
UFS 2.2 StorageHD+ Display
6,000 mAh BatteryOnly 5MP Selfie Camera
3.5 mm Headphone JackNo IR Blaster

So, these were the Pros and Cons of the Redmi 10. Now, let’s see the full features and specifications of the device.

Redmi 10 Review

The Redmi 10 has its Pros and is worth buying but there are some compromises like an HD+ IPS LCD Display and 5MP Selfie Camera which can be a letdown for most of the users. Overall, we suggest you skip the device and take a look at other devices available in the market.

Display

The device features a 6.71-inches HD+ display with 1650 x 720 pixels screen resolution and 60Hz Refresh Rate.

The frame and back panel of the phone are made out of plastic while there is Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection on the top.

Camera

The Redmi 10 features a 50MP Dual Rear Camera setup with an LED Flash in the square module. The cameras consist of a 50MP primary lens with f/1.8 aperture and a 2MP portrait lens with f/2.4 aperture.

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There is a 5MP Selfie Camera Lens with f/2.0 aperture in the waterdrop style notch display. Both the rear and front cameras can record up to 1080p videos at 30fps.

The 50MP rear camera captures good photos and the dynamic range of the device is very limited. And yes, forget that 2MP portrait lens as it’s added just for numbers and helps companies in marketing, no use of it in the real life.

When it comes to selfies, the 5MP selfie camera clicks photos and is very decent. Redmi should have at least provided a 13MP selfie camera but they didn’t, they went with 5MP only.

Redmi needs to work on the cameras, especially the selfie camera as it’s not that good considering the price of the device.

Overall, the cameras of the phone are not that great compared to what other companies are offering at the same price.

Performance

The Redmi 10 is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 610 Processor coupled with Adreno 610 GPU. The device runs on Android 11-based MIUI 13 skin out of the box. Here, Redmi should have provided the Android 12 out of the box, but they didn’t.

The device packs a 6,000 mAh Battery (5,000 mAh Battery in Global or Chinese variant) with 18W Fast Charging Support. However, Redmi has included a 10W Charger inside the box of the device which is again a disappointment.

Also, there are no stereo speakers but it does have a 3.5 mm headphone jack to plug your wired earphones, and has a dedicated SD-card slot.

Redmi 10 Full Specifications

Display6.71-inches HD+ IPS LCD
20.6:9 Aspect Ratio
400 nits Brightness
Resolution1650×720 pixels
Display ProtectionGorilla Glass 3 Protection
Refresh Rate60Hz Refresh Rate
Dimensions & Weight169.59 x 76.56 x 9.13 mm, 203 grams
169.59 x 76.56 x 8.29 mm, 190 grams (Global or China)
BuildGlass Front
Plastic Frame
Plastic Back
Operating SystemMIUI 13 Based on Android 11
ProcessorQualcomm Snapdragon 680 SoC
GPU – Adreno 610
CPU – Octa-core (4×2.4 GHz Cortex A73 & 4×1.8 GHz Cortex A53)
StorageLPDDR4x RAM + UFS 2.2 Storage
4GB+64GB
6GB+128GB
Card SlotDedicated Slot (2+1 microSD)
Rear Camera50MP primary sensor
2MP portrait sensor
Video (Rear)1080p@30fps
Front Camera5MP Selfie Camera
Video (Front)1080p@30fps
Battery6,000 mAh Battery
5,000 mAh Battery (Global or China variant)
Charging18W Fast Charging
Headphone JackYes (3.5 mm)
SpeakersSingle Speaker
Bluetooth Versionv5.0
NFCNo
IR BlasterNo
FingerprintRear-mounted Fingerprint Scanner
SensorsProximity sensor
Ambient light sensor
Accelerometer
Vibration motor
NavigationGPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Beidou
ColorsMidnight Black, Pacific Blue, Caribbean Green

Some FAQs

Does the device has IR Blaster?

No, the smartphone does not have an IR Blaster means you can not use the phone to control other devices like TV, AC, etc.

Is there a 3.5 mm Headphone Jack?

Yes, the device has a 3.5 mm Headphone Jack to plug your wired earphones or headphones.

Does the device has a higher Refresh rate?

No, the Redmi 10 does not have a higher refresh rate like 90Hz or 120Hz. Instead of that, it has a 60Hz Refresh Rate.

Is there a dedicated SD card slot?

Yes, the smartphone has a dedicated microSD slot for storage expansion which means you can insert two SIM cards and one SD card at the same time.

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