Redmi Note 10 Pro 5G MIUI Update Enables 2GB Virtual RAM, Here’s What the Extra RAM Will Be Used For

With a recent MIUI update in China, Xiaomi has enabled Virtual RAM feature on Redmi Note 10 Pro 5G.

Redmi Note 10 Pro 5G China

Xiaomi launched the Redmi Note 10 Pro 5G smartphone along with Redmi Note 10 5G last month in China. Now, the company has started rolling out a new update in China. The latest update for the smartphone enables 2GB extended RAM on the handset. To recall, back in April, a finding by Kacper Skrzypek had suggested that the company could soon bring extended/virtual RAM feature to the devices. Several other OEMs such as Vivo, and realme already offer this feature with some of their devices.

What will the extra RAM do?

The feature comes into play when the phone’s running memory is fully occupied. In such a scenario, a part of the storage is temporarily allotted and used as a memory for smooth functioning. With this update, Xiaomi is enabling 2GB extended RAM on the Redmi Note 10 Pro 5G. To learn more about the feature, head over to this link.

To recall, the Note 10 Pro 5G features a 6.6-inch FHD+ LCD display with 450nits brightness, a 120Hz refresh rate, and Corning Glass Victus protection. It sports an octa-core MediaTek Dimensity 1100 SoC, coupled with an integrated ARM G77 MC9 GPU. The company sells the handset in up to 8GB LPDDR4X RAM, and up to 256GB UFS 3.1 storage.

The Note 10 Pro 5G offers a 64MP triple-rear camera setup including an 8MP ultra-wide-angle lens, and a 2MP macro lens. On the front, there is a 16MP shooter. The smartphone is equipped with a 5000mAh battery and 67W fast-charing. It also has a USB Type-C charging port, an IR blaster, a side-mounted fingerprint scanner, a stereo speaker setup.

The Redmi Note 10 Pro 5G is said to launch in India and other markets as POCO X3 GT. However, the launch timeline is still not known. We can expect POCO to launch it in the country sometime in Q3 2021. What do you think of the Note 10 Pro 5G? Do let us know in the comments below.

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Arpit grew his liking for gadgets almost a decade back in 2011 while researching for his first smartphone. He started reporting on consumer tech in 2018 and has also worked with FoneArena in the past.