The Redmi 10A was quietly launched as the latest affordable phone in the Redmi 10 series. The new Redmi phone is the successor to the Redmi 9A that was launched back in 2020. The Redmi 10A has a list of similarities with the Redmi 9A. This includes the same MediaTek Helio G25 SoC, along with a single 13-megapixel rear camera. However, the new phone carries an improved design to appeal to young customers. The Redmi 10A also comes with up to 128GB of onboard storage to offer more space to store content than the previous Redmi 9A, which had 32GB of storage as standard.
Redmi 10A price
Redmi 10A price begins at CNY 699 (approx. Rs. 8,300) for the base variant with 4GB RAM + 64GB storage. However, the phone is currently listed at an introductory price of 649 CNY (about Rs. 7,700). Redmi 10A is also available in a 4GB + 128GB model for CNY 799 (roughly Rs. 9,500) and as a top-end option with 6GB RAM and 128GB storage variant for CNY 899 (roughly Rs. 10,700).
Xiaomi has listed the Redmi 10A in Shadow Black, Smoke Blue and Moonlight Silver colors in China. It’s currently available for pre-order in the country, with sales starting March 31st.
Details on the launch of the Redmi 10A in India have yet to be announced.
In June 2020, Redmi 9A was launched in Malaysia at MYR 359 (approximately Rs. 6,500) for the base 2GB + 32GB model. The phone also debuted in India in September this year at Rs. 6,799 for the 2GB + 32GB option and Rs. 7,499 for the 3GB + 32GB model.
Redmi 10A specifications
Running on Android with MIUI 12.5 on top, the dual SIM (nano) Redmi 10A features a 6.53-inch HD+ display (720 x 1,600 pixels) with a 20:9 aspect ratio and 400 nits of peak brightness. The display also features a waterdrop-style notch design. Under the hood, the Redmi 10A has a MediaTek Helio G25 SoC with eight cores and up to 6 GB of RAM. On the back is the 13-megapixel camera sensor with LED flash. The camera is also powered by Xiaomi’s AI Camera 5.0 which offers scene detection for up to 27 scenes.
For selfies and video chats, the Redmi 10A has a 5-megapixel selfie camera sensor on the front.
The Redmi 10A has up to 128GB of onboard storage that supports expansion via a microSD card (up to 512GB).
Connectivity options include 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth v5.0, GPS/A-GPS, Micro-USB and a 3.5mm headphone jack. Onboard sensors include an accelerometer, ambient light, and a proximity sensor.
The Redmi 10A packs a 5,000mAh battery that supports standard 10W charging. Also, the phone measures 164.9 x 77 x 9.0 mm and weighs 194 grams.