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Redmi 10X – First Smartphone in the World with Dual 5G Support.

Redmi 10X series is the newest addition to the highly successful Redmi series. It has two leading smartphones under it, the Redmi 10X 5G and Redmi 10X Pro 5G. There is also a Redmi 10X 4G, which is just a rebranded Redmi Note 9.
These are the most feature pack phones in the Redmi series. They are the first smartphones in the world to be powered by the new MediaTek Dimensity 820 and also the first Smartphones with dual 5G connectivity, They also have an AMOLED display, which is not what most people expect in this price range.

So let’s see how it,
This post is a detailed specification overview of the Redmi 10X 5G and Redmi 10X Pro 5G with the expected price and release date in India.

Redmi 10X Specification Table

Redmi 10X 5GRedmi 10X Pro 5G
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Display6.57-inch AMOLED Display
1080X2400 Pixels, 20:9 Aspect Ratio
~84% Screen to Body Ratio, Pixel Density 401PPI.
Corning Gorilla Glass 5
HDR10+
6.57-inch AMOLED Display
1080X2400 Pixels, 20:9 Aspect Ratio
~84% Screen to Body Ratio, Pixel Density 401PPI.
Corning Gorilla Glass 5
HDR10+
CPUMediaTek Dimensity 820
Octa-core (4×2.6 GHz Cortex-A76 & 4×2.0 GHz Cortex-A55)
MediaTek Dimensity 820
Octa-core (4×2.6 GHz Cortex-A76 & 4×2.0 GHz Cortex-A55)
GPUMali-G57 MC5Mali-G57 MC5
Memory 6/8GB RAM8GB RAM
Storage64/128/256GB UFS2.1 Storage.128/256GB UFS2.1 Storage.
Camera/Optics48 MP, f/1.8,(Wide Lens)
8 MP, f/2.2,(Ultrawide Lens)
2 MP, f/2.4, (Depth Sensor)
48 MP, f/1.8,(Wide Lens)
8 MP, (Telephoto Lens) OIS, 3x optical zoom
8 MP, f/2.2, (Ultrawide Lens)
5 MP, (Macro Lens)
Video Recording Options[email protected], [email protected]/60fps, [email protected][email protected], [email protected]/60fps, [email protected]
Front Camera16 MP, f/2.3, (Wide Lens)20 MP, 26mm (Wide Lens)
Battery4520 mAh battery
Fast charging 22.5W
Reverse charging 9W
 4520 mAh battery
Fast charging 33W
Reverse charging 9W
ConnectivityWifi 5
Bluetooth 5.1
5G(SA/NSA)
Wifi 5
Bluetooth 5.1
5G(SA/NSA)
SecurityIn-Display Fingerprint Sensor
Face-Unlock
In-Display Fingerprint Sensor
Face-Unlock
Headphone JackYes.Yes.

Specification Details
https://www.gsmarena.com/xiaomi_redmi_10x_pro_5g-10267.php
https://www.gsmarena.com/xiaomi_redmi_10x_5g-10266.php

Design and Build Quality

Redmi 10X

Both the Redmi 10X 5G and 10X Pro 5G, are identical with no difference in design and build quality whatsoever, They have a plastic frame and a glass sandwich build, on the back we have the square camera module kind of similar to that of the Redmi Note 9. On the front, we have Water Drop Notch AMOLED Display.

Display

Again both the Redmi 10X 5G and 10X Pro 5G have the same 6.57-inch AMOLED Display, with a native resolution of 1080X2400 Pixels, an Aspect Ratio of 20:9, a Screen to Body Ratio of ~84%, Pixel Density of 401PPI. And are protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 5, also both the phones support HDR10+.

Performance

Again Both Redmi 10X 5G and 10X Pro 5G, have the same SoC, the Mediatek Dimensity 820 which is an Octa-core SoC 4×2.6 GHz Cortex-A76 & 4×2.0 GHz Cortex-A55, coupled with Mali-G57 MC5 GPU, they are first smartphones in the world to be powered by this chipset, the Dimensity 820 is an upper-premium segment SoC and is well ahead of the Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 765G

Memory and Storage

Redmi 10X 5G has two Memory options 6/8GB RAM and 3 Storage Options 64/128/256GB UFS2.1 Storage.
Redmi 10X Pro 5G has only one memory options 8GB RAM and two storage options, 128/256GB UFS2.1 Storage.

Camera/Optics

Redmi 10X

The Biggest Difference between the 10X 5G and 10X Pro 5G is the Optics.

Redmi 10X 5G

It has a Triple Camera Setup
48 MP, f/1.8,(Wide Lens)
8 MP, f/2.2,(Ultrawide Lens)
2 MP, f/2.4, (Depth Sensor)

Video Recording Options Include
[email protected], [email protected]/60fps, [email protected]

For Selfies, it has a 16 MP, f/2.3, Wide Lens

Redmi 10X Pro 5G

It has Quad Camera Setup
48 MP, f/1.8,(Wide Lens)
8 MP, (Telephoto Lens) OIS, 3x optical zoom
8 MP, f/2.2, (Ultrawide Lens)
5 MP, (Macro Lens)

Video Recording Options Include
[email protected], [email protected]/60fps, [email protected]

For Selfies, it has a 20 MP, 26mm Wide Lens

While the Pro and Non-Pro model both have the same primary sensor, the other sensors are different. Overall, the Pro Model has a better camera setup in terms of day to day usage.

Battery

The battery is again a difference between the 10X 5G and 10X Pro 5G, but not the capacity, the charging speed is the difference.

Redmi 10X 5G

It has a 4520 mAh battery with 22.5W fast charging and can reverse charge at 9W, good for charging ear-pods and wireless earphones.

Redmi 10X Pro 5G

It also has a 4520 mAh battery but a faster charging 30 W Fast charging and can reverse charge at 9W, good for charging ear-pods and wireless earphones.

Audio

TBD

Security

Both the Phones have an In-Display Fingerprint sensor and have Face-Unlock.

User-Interface

Both the Phone have MIUI 11 on top of Android 10, but Redmi has said that they will start rolling out the MIUI 12 through OTA, from June.

Extra

Both the Redmi 10X 5G and Redmi 10X Pro 5G, have 5G Support, but they are the first smartphones in the world with Dual 5G standby Support.
Also they have NFC Support and are IP53 Rated.

Pricing

Redmi 10X 5G Price

6GB+64GB : CNY 1,599(~₹17,000)
6GB+128GB : CNY 1,799(~₹19,000)
8GB+128GB : CNY 2,099(~₹22,000)
(Top End)8GB+256GB : CNY 2,299(~₹25,000)

Redmi 10X Pro 5G Price

8GB+128GB : CNY 2,299(~₹24,000)
8GB+256GB : CNY 2,599(~₹28,000)

All the prices are of the Chinese market, for the Indian market the prices are still not available.

Conclusion

Both the Phones are amazing, and if you choose the base Redmi 10X 5G, you get the best price to performance ratio. At around ₹17,000, you are getting the most powerful mid-range SoC.
And at ~₹24,000 the Redmi 10X also has a great value for money, it has the best processor one can get in this price range, even a well-balanced camera setup at least on paper.
Very excited to see its performance in real life, but for that, we will have to wait for the actual review to come out.

Final Verdict(for this post)

  • Excellent CPU/GPU(One of the Best CPU in the mid-range segment)
  • Great Build Quality
  • Great Display
  • Ample Amount of RAM and Storage
  • Great Camera Setup
  • Great Selfie Camera Setup
  • Good Audio
  • Great Battery Life
  • Wifi 5, Bluetooth 5.1
  • Headphone Jack
  • Dual 5G Stand-by
  • NFC Support

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