Redmi has announced its latest smartphone series 5G capabilities called the Redmi 10X-series. The devices launched are the Redmi 10X and the 10X Pro, both of which had been heavily leaked before the launch itself. The big highlight of the phones is that they are debuting with the new MediaTek Dimensity 820 SoC. There is also a Redmi 10X 4G variant which has the Helio G85 chipset.
As of right now, the phones look to be only launching in China and it is not clear if it is going to be coming out in the Indian markets or not. Alongside the Redmi 10X-series, the company has also unveiled its new X-series TV lineup and the Redmibook 16.1.
Redmi 10X-series: Price and availability
The Redmi 10X has a starting price of CNY 1,599 (about Rs 17,500) for the 6GB RAM + 64GB storage version while the Redmi 10X Pro starts at CNY 2,399 (about Rs 25,400) for the 8GB RAM + 128GB storage version. The sale of the Redmi 10X will start from 1 June in China while the 10X Pro will start selling from 5 June.
Redmi 10X-series: Specifications and features
The Redmi 10X-series happens to have a 6.57-inch AMOLED display with a 20:9 aspect ratio, FHD+ resolution, and HDR 10+ support. There is also DC dimming and 800 nits of peak brightness on the display. There is an in-display fingerprint sensor for authentication purposes.
Both phones have MediaTek’s latest silicone running under the hood called the Dimensity 820 with a built-in 5G modem. The RAM options for the 10X ranges from 6GB to 8GB along with up to 256GB of internal storage. The 10X Pro starts at 8GB RAM and 256GB of storage which is non-expandable using a microSD card. Xiaomi’s latest MIUI 12 skin based on Android 10 is running on both the device.
The optics on the 10X include a triple-camera layout with a 48MP primary snapper, an 8 MP wide-angle lens, and a 2MP depth sensor. The selfie shooter is a 16MP lens housed in a teardrop notch on the front. The 10X Pro has a quad-camera system with a 48MP main camera supported by an 8MP telephoto lens with 30X digital zoom support, 8MP ultra-wide, and a 5MP macro sensor. The front camera has a resolution of 20MP.
As far as battery goes, both the Redmi 10X phones have a 4,520mAh battery with Pro moniker supporting 33W fast charging and the regular Redmi 10X having 22.5W charging support. Connectivity options on both devices include dual-SIM 5G, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot, GLONASS, Bluetooth 5.0, NFC and a headphone jack.
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