Xiaomi sub-brand Redmi has refreshed its Note-series with three new smartphones - the Redmi Note 10, the Redmi Note 10 Pro, and Redmi Note 10 Pro Max. The new devices succeed the Redmi Note 9 series that was launched in India last year. The latest-gen smartphones carry quad cameras at the back and a Snapdragon processor from Qualcomm, under the hood. All the Redmi Note 10 smartphones run Android 11-based MIUI 12 and will later get MIUI 12.5 iteration.
The regular Redmi Note 10 price in India starts at Rs 11,999 for the base 4GB + 64GB model and the 6GB + 128GB option costs Rs 13,999. It will go on sale on March 16 in Frost White, Shadow Black, and Aqua Green colour options. The Redmi Note 10 Pro comes in three storage options and its price starts at Rs 15,999 for the base 6GB + 64GB model. The 6GB + 128GB and 8GB + 128GB options carry a price tag of Rs 16,999 and 18,999 respectively. Its sale in India will start from March 17 onwards. Customers can choose between its Dark Night, Vintage Bronze, and Glacial Blue colours. The Redmi Note 10 Pro Max also comes with the same storage option as the Remdi Note 10 Pro. Its price starts at Rs 18,999 for the base 6GB + 64GB model and goes up to Rs 19,999 for the 6GB + 128GB option.
The top model of 8GB RAM and 128GB carries a price tag of Rs 21,999. Its sale in India will start from March 18 onwards, and customers can choose between Dark Night, Vintage Bronze, and Glacial Blue colour. All three phones will be available to purchase via Amazon India and Mi online and offline channels.
The Redmi Note 10 Pro Max sports a 6.6-inch Full-HD+ (2,400×1,080 pixels) Super AMOLED display with 120Hz refresh rate and 1200 nits of peak brightness. Under the hood, it packs the octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 732G chipset, paired with Adreno 618 GPU and up to 8GB of RAM and 128GB storage. The onboard storage is expandable up to 512GB with a dedicated microSD slot. It ships with Android 11-based MIUI 12 out-of-the-box, and the phone will “soon" get the MIUI 12.5 via an OTA update.
The quad rear camera setup on the Redmi Note 10 Pro Max includes a 108-megapixel primary ISOCELL HM2 sensor by Samsung for detailed HDR pictures. The camera setup also includes a 5-megapixel super-macro camera, 8-megapixel ultra-wide-angle camera, and 2-megapixel depth sensor. For selfies, there’s a 16-megapixel camera inside the hole-punch cutout. The camera app comes pre-loaded with modes like Night Mode 2.0, Magic Clone Mode, Long Exposure Mode, and Video Pro Mode.
Other features include dual-speakers for hi-res audio, a side-mounted fingerprint scanner, a splash-proof body, and more.
The Redmi Note 10 Pro Max comes with a 5,020mAh battery that is touted to last for two days with standard usage. The box includes a 33W fast charger that charger the phone to 59 percent in just 30 minutes.
On the other hand, the Redmi Note 10 Pro looks similar to the Redmi Note 10 Pro Max and sports a 6.6-inch Full-HD+ display with 120Hz refresh rate. Under the hood, it packs the same mobile processor coupled with up to 8GB RAM and 128GB storage. The new Redmi Note 10 Pro model features a quad rear camera setup that includes a 64-megapixel primary camera accompanied by a 5-megapixel super-macro camera, an 8-megapixel ultra-wide-angle camera, and a 2-megapixel depth sensor. For selfies, it also comes with a 16-megapixel shooter. Other features of the smartphone are the same as the Redmi Note 10 Pro Max. It also packs a 5,020mAh battery with 33W fast charging support.
Lastly, the vanilla Redmi Note 10 sports a 6.43-inch Full-HD Super AMOLED display with 1100 nits peak brightness and 180 touch sampling rate. It carries an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 678 SoC paired with Adreno 612 GPU, up to 6GB RAM and 128GB storage that is expandable up to 512GB via a microSD card. Similar to the Redmi Note 10 Pro Max and Note 10 Pro, the vanilla model ships with Android 11-based MIUI 12 out-of-the-box. The phone will receive the MIUI 12.5 software in the near future via an OTA update.
The regular Redmi Note 10 also carries a quad rear camera setup that houses a 48-megapixel primary camera, an 8-megapixel ultra-wide-angle camera, a 2-megapixel macro camera and a 2-megapixel depth sensor. At the front, there’s a 13-megapixel front camera inside the hole-punch cutout, for selfies and video calling. Similar to the Redmi Note 10 Pro siblings, the vanilla Redmi Note 10 comes with a side-mounted fingerprint sensor with support for the double-tap gesture to activate Google Assistant. It carries a 5,000mAh battery that supports 33W fast charging. Xiaomi claims that the phone attains a full 100 percent battery in 74 minutes with the bundled 33W charger. All the new Redmi Note 10 series smartphones come with a 3.5mm audio jack.