Redmi Note 10 series are now officially launched in India. The much anticipated and Redmi’s popular Note series is back with a trio of smartphones. These comprise — the Redmi Note 10, Note 10 Pro and the Note 10 Pro Max. The new mid-range offerings from Redmi is bringing flagship features like high refresh rate displays, bigger batteries, new design and more. However, these are for the Pro variants, the non-Pro variant; the regular Note 10 is considered as an entrant to the new series, which also brings prominent specifications when compared to the Pros.
Redmi Note 10 — Design and Display
Redmi is bringing a new EVOL design to this new series. It is the successor to the company’s Aura Design. While the Pro variants have it the Redmi Note 10 also features it. But the only difference is Pro models feature a glass back, the regular Note 10 has a polycarbonate finish. There are new colour options though; comprising Aqua Green, Shadow Black, and Frost White.
The display on the regular Note 10 is also a Super AMOLED panel, like the big brothers. It measures 6.43-inches and comes with Full HD+ resolution. The Pro models have 120Hz refresh rates; the Redmi Note 10 has a standard 60Hz refresh rate. However, it can still achieve peak brightness of up to 1100 nits and features a 100% DCI-P3 colour gamut. The AMOLED display attains a 20:9 aspect ratio: comes with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection on top.
Redmi Note 10 — Hardware
The Redmi Note 10, under the hood, features Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 678 SoC, which is an octa-core processor built on an 11nm process. It achieves clock speeds of up to 2.2GHz and utilises Adreno 612, for graphics. The device equips up to 6GB of LPDDR4X RAM and has up to 128GB of onboard storage (UFS 2.2). In terms of software, the Redmi Note 10 has MIUI 12 running out of the box, which is based on Android 11.
The regular Note 10 features quadruple cameras comprising a 48MP (SONY IMX 582 sensor) primary camera; coupled with 8MP ultra-wide, 2MP macro, and 2MP depth cameras. On the front, the device equips a 13MP selfie shooter.
The Redmi Note 10 acquires a decent 5000mAh battery, which charges through USB Type-C and supports 33W fast charging. The company is including the 33W adapter in the box, which claims to charge the device to 100% in and around 74-minutes.
The other highlights of the device include IP52 rating, a 3.5mm headphone jack, IR blaster, surge protection, self-cleaning speaker, Hi-Res audio certification, corrosion-resistant and rubberised ports, and more.
Redmi Note 10 — Pricing
The Redmi Note 10 starts at Rs 11,999 for the base variant, which is 4GB+64GB. The 6GB+128GB variant costs Rs 13,999. The device will be available on Amazon India, Mi.com, and Mi Home. The first sale of the device starts on March 16th.