Redmi Note 10S tipped to get new 8GB/128GB variant
Xiaomi's sub-brand Redmi is likely to introduce a new variant for the Note 10S smartphone in India. According to MySmartPrice, the new variant will come with 8GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage, and is expected to carry a price-tag of Rs. 17,999 or Rs. 18,499. Redmi is yet to confirm the arrival of this new model. Here's our roundup.
Why does this story matter?
The Redmi Note 10S had debuted in India in May in two configurations: 6GB/64GB and 6GB/128GB. The new 8GB RAM variant will sit above these two models. Sales-wise, it will compete against Realme's 8 series of smartphones as well as the company's own Note 11T 5G model, which was launched in India just a couple of days back.
The phone has a Super AMOLED display
The Redmi Note 10S features a punch-hole design with slim bezels, an IP53-rated build quality, and a side-mounted fingerprint sensor. The smartphone bears a 6.43-inch Full-HD+ (1080x2400 pixels) Super AMOLED screen with an aspect ratio of 20:9, 1,100-nits of peak brightness, and Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection. It is offered in Deep Sea Blue, Frost White, Shadow Black, and Cosmic Purple color options.
It is equipped with a 64MP main camera
The Redmi Note 10S sports a quad rear camera setup comprising a 64MP (f/1.8) primary sensor, an 8MP (f/2.2) ultra-wide lens, a 2MP (f/2.4) macro snapper, and a 2MP (f/2.4) depth sensor. For selfies, it has a 13MP (f/2.5) front-facing camera.
It is backed by a MediaTek Helio G95 processor
The Redmi Note 10S is powered by a MediaTek Helio G95 chipset, paired with 6GB of RAM and up to 128GB of storage. It runs on Android 11-based MIUI 12.5 and packs a 5,000mAh battery with 33W fast-charging support. In terms of connectivity, the device offers support for dual-band Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.1, GPS, a headphone jack, and a Type-C port.
Redmi Note 10S: Pricing and availability
At present, the Redmi Note 10S is available in India at Rs. 14,999 for the 6GB/64GB model and Rs. 16,499 for the 6GB/128GB version. It is up for grabs via Mi.com, Amazon, and other partner retailers.