Redmi has introduced its latest affordable offering, Redmi 10 Prime, in the country. It picks up from the Redmi 9 Prime launched in August last year. While the device is launching with a new name, it’s basically a rebranded Redmi 10 with a bigger battery. The design of the Redmi 10 Prime is quite similar to that of the Redmi Note 10 series. Speaking of upgrades, the smartphone has a high refresh rate upgradable display. On top of that, Redmi 10 Prime gets RAM, CPU, camera, and battery upgrades.
The smartphone sports a 6.5-inch LCD display supporting a high refresh rate of 90Hz. It is powered by a MediaTek Helio G88 SoC and paired with up to 6GB of RAM and 128GB of inbuilt storage. A 50-megapixel quad rear camera setup is placed on the back. While at the front, it gets an 8-megapixel shooter for selfies. The device is powered by a large 6,000mAh battery with support for 18W fast charging. Xiaomi has priced the base variant of Redmi 10 Prime at Rs 12,499, while the top model range is worth Rs 14,499.
Redmi 10 Prime: Key specs and features
–The Redmi 10 Prime has a different design than its predecessor. However, it is hardly different from the Redmi Note 10. It sports a rectangular camera module on the back with a Redmi banner towards the bottom of this device. While at the front, it gets a centered hole-punch camera. There’s also a 3.5mm audio jack and a side fingerprint scanner for authentication. Redmi offers this device in three color options – Phantom Black, Astral White and Bifrost Blue.
–Redmi 10 Prime measures 161.95 x 75.57 x 9.56mm and weighs 192g. As for the specifications, the smartphone has a 6.5-inch LCD display with a resolution of 2400 x 1080 pixels and supports a scalable refresh rate of 90Hz. A MediaTek Helio G88 SoC further powers the display. ‘device. It is an octa-core chipset clocked at 2 GHz and coupled with the Arm Mali-G52 MC2 GPU. The chipset is paired with up to 6GB of RAM and 128GB of onboard storage. Interestingly, the device also boasts support for RAM expansion up to 2GB.
Redmi 10 Prime gets a 50-megapixel quad rear camera setup
–In the camera department, the smartphone gets a major upgrade with a 50-megapixel main sensor, which is accompanied by an 8-megapixel ultra-wide lens, a 2-megapixel macro lens megapixels and a 2 megapixel depth sensor. While on the front, it gets an 8-megapixel selfie shooter. The front and rear cameras can shoot 1080p at 30 FPS. Also, it is capable of recording slow motion videos in 720p at 120 FPS.
–The Redmi 10 Prime is powered by a 6000mAh battery with support for 18W wired charging and 9W wireless charging. Redmi 10 Prime comes with a 22.5W charger with this smartphone. The smartphone supports Bluetooth 5.1, GPS, Wi-Fi, 3.5mm audio jack and USB Type-C in terms of connectivity.
Redmi 10 Prime price in India
The Redmi 10 Prime can be clubbed into the mid-range segment with a significant price increase over its predecessor. The base variant of Redmi 10 Prime with 4GB RAM and 64GB storage is available for Rs 12,499 while the top-end model with 6GB RAM and 128GB storage is priced at Rs 14,499. For reference, the 4GB/64GB and 6GB/128GB variants of Redmi 9 Prime were launched at Rs 9,999 and Rs 11,999, respectively. As for availability, the smartphone will go on sale on September 7 through Amazon, Mi.com, Mi Home stores, Mi Studios, and retail outlets across the country.