Xiaomi Redmi 10 now official; powered by MediaTek Helio G88 CPU

Xiaomi Redmi 10 now official in Malaysia

Xiaomi have just introduced the Redmi 10 smartphone in Malaysia. The phone is both the direct successor to the Redmi 9-series of last year, as well as the smaller variant of the Note 10 series, and features a plastic build with three colors of Carbon Gray, Pebble White, and Sea Blue. It sport a 6.5-inches FHD+ screen with a center notch, LCD panel and a 90Hz refresh rating.

The model is the first Xiaomi phone to use MediaTek’s latest Helio G88 octa-core CPU. It has a 5000mAh battery that support 18W fast charging and 9W reversed wired charging, while Google Android 11 with MIUI v12.5 is available out of the box.

The phone has a side mounted fingerprint scanner, come with 8.92 mm body and weighs around 181 grams. As for storage options, you get either 4GB RAM with 64GB ROM or 6GB RAM with 128GB ROM, being LPDDR4X  and eMMC 5.1.

Interestingly, the Redmi 10 has an impressive 50-megapixel primary lens, which is a Samsung’s ISOCELL sensor with f/1.8 aperture. In addition to the primary lens, you also get an 8-megapixel ultrawide angle lens, 2-megapixel depth and 2-megapixel macro lens.

The device still offer Gorilla Glass 3 protection, has a side mounted fingerprint scanner, support dual stereo speakers, Bluetooth 5.1, IR blaster and 3.5mm audio jack.

Xiaomi Redmi 10 Key specifications

  • Display: 6.5-inch IPS LCD 1080 x 2400px FHD+ with 20:9 ratio, and 90Hz refresh
  • CPU: Dual-core 2.0GHz (Cortex-A75) and Hexa-core 1.8GHz (Cortex-A55) and Mali-G52 MC2 GPU
  • Storage and RAM: 64/128 GB and 4/6GB RAM; expandable up to 512GB via microSD
  • OS: Android 11 with MIUI 12.5
  • Camera: Quad-cameras: 50MP f/1.8 main camera; 8-megapixel ultrawide; 2MP depth and 2MP macro
  • Front camera: 8MP Selfie with f/2.2
  • Video recording: 1080p/[email protected]
  • Connectivity: Dual Nano-SIM: GSM / HSPA / LTE
  • Other Features: FaceID, USB Type-C, IR Blaster, Bluetooth 5.1, Dual Speakers
  • Battery: 5000mAh with 18W fast charging charging (9W Reversed Charge)

Xiaomi Redmi 10 price and availability

The Redmi 10 is currently launched and available in Malaysia. It comes in Carbon Gray, Pebble White, and Sea Blue colors, and priced as follows;

  • 4 RAM + 64 ROM RM 649 / Rs. 11,400 / $153 USD
  • 6 RAM +128GB ROM RM 749 /Rs. 13,150 / $176 USD

Both of these models are already available in Malaysia, and should make it to other regions as well.


Stephen Ekpa
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