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Xiaomi Redmi Note 10S Specs, review, opinions, comparisons

Xiaomi Redmi Note 10S Specs, review, opinions, comparisons
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Xiaomi Redmi Note 10S Top Specs

  • Release Date: 2021, March 04
  • Dimensions: 160.5 x 74.5 x 8.3 mm
  • Weight: 178.8 g
  • Screen: 6.43", AMOLED
  • Main Camera: Quad, 64 MP
  • Selfi Camera: Single, 13 MP
  • Memory: 64GB 6GB RAM, 128GB 6GB RAM, 128GB 8GB RAM
  • CPU:
  • Battery: 5000 mAh
  • Sensors: Fingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass

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Technical specifications

General specs
Brand and model Xiaomi Redmi Note 10S
Release date 2021, March 04
Dimensions (HxWxD) 160.5 x 74.5 x 8.3 mm | 6.32 x 2.93 x 0.33 in
Weight 178.8 g | 6.31 oz
Colors Deep Sea Blue (Ocean Blue), Shadow Black (Onyx Gray), (Frost White) Pebble White
Battery 5000 mAh, Li-Po, non-removable
Approximate price190 EUR
Screen
Technology AMOLED
Touchscreen capacitive touchscreen
Display colors 16M
Screen size 6.43" inc
Screen area 99.8 cm2
Screen format 20:9 (height:width)
Screen to body ratio83.5%
Screen resolution 1080 x 2400 px
PPI /points per inch/ 409 PPI
Screen protection Corning Gorilla Glass 3
Other - 450 nits (typ)
-1100 nits (peak)
Camera and Video
Rear camera, main 64 MP, Quad
Camera specs
-64 MP, f/1.8, 26mm (wide), 1/1.97'', 0.7µm, PDAF
-8 MP, f/2.2, 118˚ (ultrawide), 1/4.0'', 1.12µm
-2 MP, f/2.4, (macro)
-2 MP, f/2.4, (depth)
Functions LED flash, HDR, panorama
Video 4K@30fps, 1080p@30/60/120fps, 720p@960fps
DxOMark Main Score92
DxOMark Photo98
DxOMark Video82
Front camera, selfie 13 MP, Single
Specifications 13 MP, f/2.5, (wide), 1/3.06'', 1.12µm
Functions HDR
Video 1080p@30fps
Performance
Operating system OS Android 11, MIUI 12
Chipset - Mediatek Helio G95 (12 nm)
Processor CPU
- Octa-core (2x2.05 GHz Cortex-A76 & 6x2.0 GHz Cortex-A55)
Graphics processor GPU - Mali-G76 MC4
External memory microSDXC (dedicated slot)
Internal memory 64GB 6GB RAM, 128GB 6GB RAM, 128GB 8GB RAM
Antutu 9 score321021
Antutu 8 score277458
GeekBench 5 Single Core438
GeekBench 5 Multi-Core1500
Communication and Connectivity
SIM card Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Network GSM / HSPA / LTE
Show all network frequencies:
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A
GPRS Yes
Edge Yes
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS
NFC Yes (market/region dependent)
USB USB Type-C 2.0
Bluetooth 5.1, A2DP, LE
Music and Audio
Radio
Headphone jack Yes
Others
- 24-bit/192kHz audio
Other features
- Sensors - Fingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass , Infrared port
- Fast charging 33W
- IP53, dust and splash protection

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Xiaomi Redmi Note 10S Review

Xiaomi redmi note 10s is a smartphone with a gaming processor, a perfect screen and a 64-megapixel camera. It is also equipped with an NFC module. All this gives it the right to fight for the user's attention. The smartphone offers a balance between features and price. In addition to all this, we should mention a solid internal storage, a large battery and support for fast charging technology.

As a result, Xiaomi redmi note 10s has turned out to be quite interesting. This is due to its housing and fresh design, which will be discussed in the next lines.

Design

In appearance, the Xiaomi redmi note 10s completely repeats the familiar look of its predecessor, the redmi note 10. The camera unit and the rear panel are similarly designed. Differences are seen only in minor details. On its right side, you will find the fingerprint sensor. This solution is convenient and well-established over the years. The sensor itself works quickly and precisely. Next to it is positioned the volume control button.

Xiaomi redmi note 10s is compact in size and thin, just 8.3 mm. You will enjoy using it. The back cover is glossy and made of plastic. With the help of a case, you'll save it from accumulating finger marks. The glass on the front is covered with Gorilla Glass 3.

Display

The smartphone comes with a quality AMOLED FHD+ screen with a resolution of 2400 x 1080 pixels. The viewing angles are good. Good news for users is the availability of the DC Dimming feature. It is tasked with reducing the impact of light from the screen on vision.

With its 6.43-inch diagonal display, this Xiaomi model will give you pleasure no matter what content you are viewing. The screen is large enough to play games, read articles and use a bunch of apps. Compared to the entire front panel, it occupies 83.5% of the area. Corning Gorilla Glass 3 coating is provided for added protection. It's not the most advanced, but it provides more resistance to drops.

Performance

Unlike the Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro, here we have an upgraded MTK Helio G95 processor. The improvements in it are visible in tests. Taking into account the optimization of the processors, the performance of Xiaomi redmi note 10s is enviably high. You can count on smooth and fast performance with various apps and games. The ARM Mali-G76 3EEMC4720 MHz is responsible for the graphics. This processor is capable of meeting the high demands of a number of online games, including Call of Duty: Mobile, Fortnite, Shadowgun Legends and Mobile Legends.

Xiaomi redmi note 10s runs on Android 11 operating system and MUIU proprietary interface. Already at launch, it offers the user to transfer the data from the old device to the new one.

The smartphone is available in the market in several modifications. You can choose between 6 or 8 GB of RAM and 64 or 128 GB of storage. The latter can be expanded using a microSDXC card, for which a separate slot is provided.

Cameras

One of the strengths of the Xiaomi redmi note 10s is the rear Quad camera with a 64 MP main sensor. Unlike a popular model in the market like the Poco F3 with its 48 MP camera, here we see a more advanced sensor. We are talking about the OmniVision OV64B 64MP (f/1.79). As additional sensors are used 8-megapixel ultra-wide-angle Sony IMX355, 2-megapixel macro camera GalaxyCore GC02M1 and a sensor for measuring the depth of the frame also 2-megapixel.

A 13-megapixel OmniVision OV13B10 sensor is used as the front camera. You'll be able to take decent selfies with it, and the more you exercise the modes with it, the better they'll get.

Autonomous operation

Xiaomi redmi note 10s runs on a 5000 mAh battery. The manufacturer has bundled a 33W fast charger. With moderate use, you can count on a day and a half - two. Any more serious use of the smartphone will discharge the battery within the day.

With fast charging technology, you can charge 32% of the battery in just half an hour.

Conclusion

Finally, we have to say that Xiaomi redmi note 10s is quite an interesting modern device. It impresses with high performance and the presence of a version with NFC.

Pros:

  • AMOLED screen with HDR
  • 64-megapixel main camera
  • The processor is not ideal, but it is good
  • 5000 mAh battery
  • Quality and loud sound
  • Availability of NFC
  • Separate microSD card slot
  • Fast charging technology

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Frequently Asked Questions

The base approximate price of the Xiaomi Redmi Note 10S was around 190 EUR after it was officially announced. At this point, the price may be lower.
The official release date is 2021, March 04.
The weight of the Xiaomi Redmi Note 10S is 178.8 g.
The screen size of the Xiaomi Redmi Note 10S is 6.43" inches.
The size of the Xiaomi Redmi Note 10S is 160.5 x 74.5 x 8.3 mm (HxWxD).
No, it does not support 5G
No, it is not waterproof.
Yes, it supports fast charging.
No, it does not support wireless charging.
Yes, it supports the services of Google Play store, gmail, youtube, etc.
There is Quad main camera and Single selfi camera.
To turn on the phone, press and hold the power key until the logo appears on the screen, then release the key. If the phone does not turn on after a few seconds, connect the charger and try again in a minute.
To turn off the phone, press and hold the power button until the power icon appears, then tap the power icon.
To restart the phone, press and hold the volume down key and the power key at the same time until the logo appears on the screen, then release them. This may take up to 30 seconds.
To take a screenshot, press and release the volume down button and the power button at the same time. A thumbnail of the screenshot will appear immediately after that.