Back in May 2020, Chinese manufacturer, Xiaomi, released the Redmi 10X smartphone. At the time, the 6GB+128GB version has a 1799 yuan ($263) price tag. In a recent announcement, Xiaomi said that this device will now sell for 1,749 yuan ($256). This is only a 50 yuan ($7) price cut. However, whoever purchases this device from the Xiaomi Mall will get a 99 yuan ($14) Bluetooth headset.
The Redmi 10X is the first product of the Redmi X series. It was released on May 26 and the starting price is 1599 yuan (6GB+64GB). This smartphone is the first to use the MediaTek Dimensity 820 chip. Redmi product director, Wang Teng, introduced the MediaTek Dimensity 820 as a new generation of high-performance 5G processor. This chip is one of the strongest mid-range chips.
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The Redmi 10X with Dimensity 820 has an AnTuTu score of 415,672 points. This is comparable to the 4G flagship processor, Snapdragon 855. The SD855 AnTuTu score is 445,343. Redmi 10X also uses a 6.57-inch AMOLED waterdrop screen with a FHD+ resolution. In the camera department, it uses a front 16MP shooter. On the rear, there is a 48MP main camera + 8MP ultra wide-angle + 2MP depth of field sensors.
Redmi 10X 5G and 10X Pro 5G specifications
- 6.57-inch (2400 × 1080 pixels) Full HD+ AMOLED display with 600 nits brightness / 800 nits peak brightness, HDR 10+, DC dimming
- 2.6GHz Octa Core MediaTek Dimensity 820 processor with Mali-G57 MC5 GPU
- 10X Pro 5G – 8GB LPDDR4X RAM with 128GB (UFS 2.1) / 256GB (UFS 2.1) storage
- 10X 5G – 6GB LPDDR4X RAM with 64GB / 128GB (UFS 2.1) / 8GB RAM with 128GB / 256GB (UFS 2.1) storage
- Dual SIM
- Android 10 with MIUI 11, upgradable to MIUI 12
- 10X Pro 5G – 48MP rear cameras with PDAF, EIS, 0.8μm pixel size, LED flash, EIS, 8MP telephoto lens with OIS for 3x optical zoom, 5x hybrid zoom, 30x digital zoom, 8MP 119° ultra-wide angle lens, 5MP 2cm macro lens
- 10X Pro 5G- 20MP front camera with 78.5° FOV
- Redmi 10X 5G – 48MP rear cameras with PDAF, EIS, 0.8μm pixel size, LED flash, EIS, 8MP 119° ultra-wide angle lens, 2MP depth sensor
- 10X 5G- 16MP front camera
- In-display fingerprint sensor, IR sensor
- 3.5mm audio jack, 1217 Super linear speaker, Smart PA
- Dimensions: 164.16× 75.75×8.99mm; Weight: 205g (10X 5G) / 208g (10X Pro 5G)
- Water resistant (IP53)
- 5G SA / NSA, Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz + 5GHz), Bluetooth 5, GPS + GLONASS, NFC (10X Pro 5G), USB Type-C
- 4520mAh (typical) battery with 33W (10X Pro 5G ) / 22.5W (10X 5G) fast charging