Redmi 10X And Redmi 10X Pro Launched With Dimensity 820 Processor
Redmi already has few 5G capable devices under its sleeve. Let it be the flagship Redmi K30 Pro 5G, mid-range Redmi K30 5G, or a cheaper option Redmi K30i 5G. Now today we got yet another mid-range device from Redmi with 5G capabilities. After all the leaks, rumors, and speculation Redmi 10X and 10X Pro finally launched in China.
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The base variant of 10X is the cheapest 5G phone available in the market. This was a much-awaited device as it is the first Redmi device to use the DIMENSITY lineup of the new MediaTek chipset. This is a very capable chipset with great performance, ISP, 5G capable, and much more. You can read our article on MediaTek DIMENSITY 820. Along with these devices we also got Redmi 10X 4G powered by MediaTek Helio G85.
Redmi already launched a mid-range device with Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G with 5G so why is this device so anticipated. It’s because of the Dimensity SoC. This offering from MediaTek is going to be a lot cheaper form Qualcomm hence resulting in 5G devices in consumers’ hands at lower prices. Keeping all this chipset chaos, let’s talk about the devices starting from Redmi 10X and 10X Pro.
REDMI 10X & 10X Pro Specs Overview:
Design & Display:
Redmi 10X and 10X Pro are similar when it comes to display and design. It’s an all-glass and metal build. Redmi 10X has a triple camera setup at the back while the Pro variant comes with a quad-camera setup with added 30X zooming capability. Talking about the key display specs we have:
6.67-inch FHD+ Amoled Display with 180hz of touch sampling
Protected with Gorilla glass 5
Dot notch at the top
Under Display Fingerprint Sensor
HDR10 compatibility with 800 nits of peak brightness and DC Dimming
Power & Performance:
Here both the device comes with newly announced MediaTek Dimensity 820 5G SoC. Wang Teng, Product Director of Redmi said that the company collaborated with MediaTek to optimize the performance on the chipset which has managed to score 415,672 points on the Antutu Benchmark. Few highlights of the specs are
7nm Octa-core Chipset
Four powerful A76 Cores clocked at 2.6Ghz while four power-efficient A55 cores clocked at 2.0Ghz
GPU: Mali-G57 MC5
Sub-6Ghz Dual 5G and Dual Standby
Up to 8GB of LPDDR4X RAM
Wi-Fi 5 & Bluetooth 5.1
The base variant of 6GB Ram for 10X and 8GB Ram for 10X Pro along with Dimensity 820 and Mali-G57 GPU, this device is going to be a choice of many for gaming on a budget.
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All of this is backed up by a 4,520mAh battery on both the devices. Redmi 10X supports fast-charging up to 22.5W while the Pro supports 33W fast charging.
The camera is a department where we see slight differences in the Pro and regular variants. Here, the 10X comes with a triple camera setup at the back. The primary camera is a 48MP Sony sensor with Optical Image Stabilization, and with that we also get an 8MP ultra-wide camera along with a 2MP depth sensor. While at the front we have a 16MP selfie shooter.
Talking about the Pro variant, it comes with a quad-camera setup with the primary shooter being a 48MP again with OIS along with an 8MP zoom lens with 30X zooming capability. While the next two lenses are 8MP wide-angle lens and a 5MP macro. In the Pro variant we get a 20MP selfie shooter.
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We can see quite a difference between the two devices when it comes to the camera department. Let’s see how these devices’ cameras perform in real life when we get our hands on them.
Software & Features:
Both the devices are running on the latest MIUI 12 on top of Android 10.
This is the first Xiaomi device to come with MIUI 12 out of the box. Both the devices come with MIUI dark mode 2. While we also get NFC in the Pro variant.
Before raping up the show with pricing and availability lets have a quick look at Redmi 10X 4G which is launched at a base price of ~$140. This is expected to be launched in Indian and Nepali Market as Redmi Note 9.
Redmi 10X 4G Highlight Specs:
Helio G85, 2.0GHz SoC with 4GB & 6GB ram variant
6.53-inch FHD+ Display with punch hole at the top
All glass front and back with the physical fingerprint at the back
Quad camera at the back ( 48MP primary with 8MP ultra-wide, 2MP macro lens along with 2MP depth sensor) and 13MP front camera
5,020mAh battery with 18W fast charging
IP53 rating for dust and water-resistant
MIUI 12 on top of Android 10
Hyper Engine + Mi Game Turbo 2.0
Pricing & Availability
|Devices||Configuration||Price In China||Price In Nepal [Converted]|
|Redmi 10X 5G||6+64GB||1,599 RMB||~NPR 27,200|
|Redmi 10X 5G||6+128GB||1,799 RMB||~NPR 30,600|
|Redmi 10X 5G||8+128GB||2,099 RMB||~NPR 35,700|
|Redmi 10X 5G||8+256GB||2,399 RMB||~NPR 40,800|
|Redmi 10X Pro 5G||8+128GB||2,299 RMB||~NPR 39,100|
|Redmi 10X Pro 5G||8+256GB||2,599 RMB||~NPR 44,200|
|Redmi 10X 4G||4+128GB||999 RMB||~NPR 17,000|
|Redmi 10X 4G||6+128GB||1,199 RMB||~NPR 20,400|
All three devices are available in four different color options: Purple, Gold, White & Blue. Redmi 10X 4G is available to purchase right away while the Redmi 10X will go on sale from 1st June and Pro variant from the 5th of June in China.
Even a few months back we could get 5G only inexpensive flagship devices but in the last month we have seen 5G coming to a more affordable price tag. With the likes of Huawei Enjoy Z, vivo Y70s, and Remdi K30 series and now Redmi 10X series, what are your thoughts on budget-friendly 5G devices? Let us know in the comment section below. Don’t forget to follow us on Facebook to get all the latest tech updates.