Xiaomi’s sub-brand Redmi is known for providing the best smartphones within a budget. For many years, it has been giving its customers smartphones with rounder features which other brands offer at a much higher price. The Xiaomi Redmi Note 10S is the fourth smartphone in the Redmi Note 10 series. Its price is exactly in between Redmi Note 10 (starts at Rs 12,499) and Redmi Note 10 Pro (starts at Rs 15,999). It is largely similar to the Redmi Note 10 but has a better camera and processor. It was officially released on 28th April 2021. It is available in two variants –the 6GB, 64GB model priced at Rs 14,999 and the 6GB, 128GB model priced at Rs 15,999. It is available in three vibrant colours –Deep Sea Blue, Frost White and Shadow Black. It offers some pretty good features starting from a super sleek design, an amazing quad-camera to a high definition display and a very big internal memory. It even comes with a side-mounted fingerprint sensor which provides extra security to your phone. However, the battery capacity and the performance could have been better at the given price. It comes with a warranty period of 1 year.
However, it has tough competitors in the market. Many features of this phone those of Redmi Note 10 and Redmi Note 10 Pro are alike. Moreover, there are smartphones of similar quality from other brands like Realme 8 and Moto G40 Fusion, Micromax IN 1 128GB, etc., some having a higher price and some lower. So in conclusion, it can be said that Xiaomi Redmi Note 10S has diverse features but it will not burn a hole in your pocket.
This mobile is an excellent phone with Qualcomm SM8250-AC Snapdragon 870 5G (7 nm) processor, 8 GB/12 GB, and 128 GB/256 GB .
Xiaomi Redmi Note 10S have a screen size of 6.67 inches and weighing approximately 208 g. This mobile runs on Android OS, v11 and has a decent resolution of 1080 x 2340 pixels. It has dimension 162.6 mm X 74.8 mm X 8.9 mm.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 10S packs Qualcomm SM8250-AC Snapdragon 870 5G (7 nm) processor and it has Octa-core (1x3.2 GHz Kryo 585 & 3x2.42 GHz Kryo 585 & 4x1.80 GHz Kryo 585) CPU and Adreno 650 GPU.
In terms of camera, this model comes with rear camera of 108 MP (f/1.69) and front camera of 20 MP Camera. Other camera features include HDR, Portrait, Panorama, EIS, AI Camera, PDAF
In connectivity, this model included Call Records, Messaging, Phonebook, Games, Edge, GPRS, 2G, 4G, 5G, Face Unlock. Different network support available for the 3g: WCDMA B1/2/4/5/8.
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|Xiaomi Redmi Note 10S (6 GB RAM + 128 GB ROM)||₹ 16,499||128 GB||6 GB|
|Xiaomi Redmi Note 10S (6 GB RAM / 64 GB ROM)||₹ 14,999||64 GB||6 GB|
|Xiaomi Redmi Note 10S (8 GB RAM + 128 GB ROM)||₹ 18,499||128 GB||8 GB|
The Xiaomi Redmi Note 10S is all set to boost your gaming experience. It has MediaTek Helio G95 (12 nm) processor. The Helio G95 processor is known for giving a smooth gaming experience and can support heavy graphics without any problem. It has an Octa-core (2x2.05 GHz Cortex –A76 and 6x2.0 GHz Cortex –A55) CPU and a Mali –G76 MC4 GPU. It has a clock speed of up to 2.05 GHz. The helio G95 processor type present in Redmi Note 10S is the same as Realme 8 5G. But Realme 8 5G cannot match the quality of stereo speakers present in Note 10S. It has only one RAM variant -6GB which enables smooth browsing. It has a vast internal memory of 64GB and 128GB which allows you to store a huge number of photos, videos and documents without any space issues. Apart from the internal memory being very good, if we talk about the overall performance of this smartphone, it could have been better at the given price range.
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It runs on Android 11, MIUI 12.5 Operating System. The OS is bloatware-ridden which is a disadvantage. It supports 4G VoLTE, 4G LTE, 3G, WCDMA and GSM network types and internet connectivities of 4G, 3G, Wi-Fi, EDGE and GPRS. So you will not be having any problem connecting to other people. It has pre-installed Google Chrome which makes browsing easier. It is enabled with Bluetooth version v5.0, Wi-Fi version 802.11, ac/b/g/n/n 5 GHz and Wi-Fi Hotspot. It also has USB Connectivity, Map Support and GPS Support. The phone also comes with in-built sensors like Light Sensor, Proximity Sensor, E-Compass, Gyroscope and Accelerometer. It also has a side-mounted fingerprint sensor which helps to keep your data secure.
The Note 10S offers a high definition picture quality which is like a visual treat to your eyes. It has a 6.43 inch AMOLED DotDisplay with a 2400x1080 full HD resolution. It comes with some pretty fancy display features like 360 degree light sensors that automatically adjust the brightness, Reading mode 3.0 for comfortably reading e-books and a low blue light which is certified by SGS to provide comfort to your eyes while using your phone. It also has an 83.53% Screen to Body Ratio and a peak brightness of 1100 nits. However, the refresh rate is only 60 Hz which could have been improved.
The Redmi Note 10S comes with a 5000 mAh Lithium polymer non-removable battery. The battery backup is not so good at the given price range. Smartphones like the Moto G40 Fusion has a battery capacity of 6000 mAh at a lower price. However, it has a 33W fast charging feature. It is claimed by the company that 54% of the phone gets charged within 30 minutes. Also, it has a USB Type-C charging port.
The legacy of the Redmi brand in providing impeccable camera features in almost every smartphone for years is very well continued by the Redmi Note 10S smartphone. It has a 64MP + 8MP + 2MP + 2MP rear quad camera.The 64MP primary camera has an f/1.79 aperture, 26mm focal length, 1.97” sensor size, 0.7-micrometre Pixel size and PDAF. The 8MP secondary camera f/2.2 aperture, 118-degree FOV, 4.0’ sensor size and 1.12-micrometre Pixel size. The 118-degree FOV to click pictures with an ultra-wide-angle frame. The 2MP macro camera has an f/2.4 aperture and the 2MP depth camera has also an f/2.4 aperture. The primary camera gives immense clarity to your pictures and captures every single detail. The AI portrait mode can improve the quality of your pictures and beautify them. You can also click amazing photos at night using the night mode. You can unravel your artistic self by creating magical slow-motion videos using the slow-motion feature. It also comes with an LED flash. All these features in the rear camera help you to click the perfect pictures of your friends and family.
This phone also has a pretty good selfie camera. The 13MP ultra-wide selfie camera has an aperture of f/2.45, 3” sensor size and 1.12-micrometre Pixel size which helps you to capture amazing selfies. However, the Realme 8 5G has a 16MP front camera which delivers better quality pictures with brighter colours.
The Redmi Note 10S has a sleek and compact body with flattened ends and a tapered body that gives you a comfortable grip. The curved back gives it a premium feel. It has a glossier finish giving it a pristine look. It also has an IP53 rating which makes it splash resistant. These features make the Note 10S smartphone better in terms of looks than its competitors like Realme 8 5G. It has dimensions of 160.5 x 74.5 x 8.3 mm. It weighs only 178.8 g making it easy to carry. It has dedicated slots for dual SIM cards and Micro SD card. The screen is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 3 which protects the screen from getting scratches. It also has a side-mounted fingerprint sensor and a USB Type-C port and a loudspeaker on the bottom.
Huge Battery Life
The Redmi Note 10S comes with a 5000 mAh Lithium polymer non-removable battery and a 33W fast charging feature.
With the MediaTek Helio G95 Octa-core processor, the phone provides for an amazing gaming experience.
Great Camera Specs
The phone comes with a 64MP + 8MP + 2MP + 2MP quad camera.
|Colours||Titanium Black, Ice Blue, Pearl White|
|Custom UI||MIUI 12|
|Operating System||Android OS, v11|
|Body Material||Corning Gorilla Glass 5|
|Bezel Less Display||Yes, Punch-hole Display|
|Display Protection||Corning Gorilla Glass 5|
|Pixel Density||386 ppi|
|Refresh Rate||90 Hz|
|Screen resolution||1080 x 2340 pixels|
|Screen size||6.67 inches|
|Touchscreen||Yes, Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch|
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|Chipset||Qualcomm SM8250-AC Snapdragon 870 5G (7 nm)|
|CPU||Octa-core (1x3.2 GHz Kryo 585 & 3x2.42 GHz Kryo 585 & 4x1.80 GHz Kryo 585)|
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|Internal Storage||128 GB|
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|Camera Features||HDR, Portrait, Panorama, EIS, AI Camera, PDAF|
|Front Camera||20 MP Camera|
|Primary camera||108 MP (f/1.69)|
|Audio Jack||Yes, USB Type-C|
|Audio Player||MP3, WAV, eAAC+|
|Speakers||Yes, with stereo speakers|
|Video Player||MP4, H.264, H.263|
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|Capacity||Non removable Li-ion 4780 mAh battery|
|Bluetooth||5.1, A2DP, LE, aptX HD, aptX Adaptive|
|GPS Facility||Yes, with dual-band A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO, QZSS|
|Speed||HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (CA), 5G|
|USB||USB Type-C 2.0, USB On-The-Go|
|WLAN||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot|
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|Fingerprint Sensor||Yes, Side mounted|
|Quick Charging||Yes, Fast charging 33W|
|Sensors||accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer|
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Asked From experts
The Xiaomi Redmi Note 10S has a stereo speakers setup. It has a bottom-firing speaker, an earpiece, and a top-firing loudspeaker.
In terms of camera, this model comes up with rear camera of 108 MP (f/1.69) and front camera of 20 MP Camera.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 10S price in india starts from Rs.13,999.