In 2021, the Chinese company Redmi supplemented its series of budget smartphones with a model with an index of C. This Android smartphone combines excellent battery life, modern design and a good set of features. That is why he soon became a favorite of millions. Today I will present you the next step in the promotion of C models, this is Xiaomi Redmi 10C. It retains the positives we just described and adds increased gaming power to them.
Before reading the full review, you can familiarize yourself with the detailed Xiaomi Redmi 10C specs or watch the video below the article.
Xiaomi Redmi 10C is comfortable to use, with adequate dimensions and embossed back, which creates a feeling of stable grip.
- Release date: 2022, March 21
- Colors: Graphite Gray, Ocean Blue, Mint Green
- Dimensions: 169.6 x 76.6 x 8.3 mm.
- Weight: 190 g.
- Screen: 6.71" inc, 720 x 1650, IPS LCD
- Camera : Dual, 50MP
- Chipset: Qualcomm SM6225 Snapdragon 680 4G (6 nm)
- CPU: Octa-core (4x2.4 GHz Kryo 265 Gold & 4x1.9 GHz Kryo 265 Silver)
- Memory: 64GB 4GB RAM, 128GB 4GB RAM
- Battery: 5000, Li-Po, non-removable
- Network: GSM / HSPA / LTE
- Operating system: Android 11, MIUI 13
- Sensors: Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, proximity
The vision of Xiaomi Redmi 10C interprets ideas from popular smartphones on the market. The camera unit on the rear panel has been updated. We also see a modern design solution for the fingerprint scanner. The bright colors of the case are complemented by relatively thin frames around the display. The selfie camera traditionally remains at the top of the screen. The back panel is made of quality plastic, completely according to the standards of this price range.
In the style of budget devices, the front of the Xiaomi Redmi 10C does not impress with its ultra-modern look. It has thick frames around the screen. Gorilla Glass protective glass is provided for added durability.
Xiaomi Redmi 10C has a 6.71-inch high-resolution OGS screen - 2400 x 1080 pixels. This immediately suggests that you can expect a clear picture and blissful hours in front of the screen, watching photos, videos, videos and other content. The small print remains legible, which will appeal to many. As for the brightness and contrast, they are at a good level. Viewing angles are also satisfying.
The maximum brightness of the screen is enough so that you do not have problems reading information when working with Xiaomi Redmi 10C outdoors and in the sun.
There is no reason to complain about the performance of Xiaomi Redmi 10C. This device is based on a Qualcomm Snapdragon 680 processor in combination with an Adreno 610 graphics processor and 4 GB of RAM. The storage according to the modification can be 64 or 128 GB. A memory card slot is also available. This way you will not have to worry about running out of storage for a long time.
Xiaomi Redmi 10C comes preloaded with Android 12 operating system.
On the back of the smartphone you will find a dual rear camera, whose main module is 50-megapixel. It is complemented by a 2-megapixel sensor, which is placed as a pacifier rather than an additional plus. The main module will delight you with decent results in daylight - vivid colors, close to natural, minimal noise and enough detail. As the light decreases, you can expect a deterioration in quality. Therefore, Xiaomi Redmi 10C is not suitable for evening photos.
The auxiliary 2-megapixel module is designed to create a bokeh effect. The presence of an LED flash gives hope for better quality when shooting indoors. To make the most of this feature, boldly bet on the built-in portrait mode.
As for its front camera, it is single, 5-megapixel and has a standard set of shooting modes.
Like many other smartphones from 2022, Xiaomi Redmi 10C is equipped with a large battery with a capacity of 5000 mAh. Given the energy efficiency of the processor and the optimized operating system, you can count on 10-12 hours of active screen time.
The manufacturer has also provided support for 18W fast charging technology. This will save time to recharge the battery and you will be able to return to work with the Xiaomi Redmi 10C.
According to Xiaomi's calculations with 100% charge, you can read without interruption for 29 hours, listen to 190 hours of music, watch about 19 hours of video or play for 11 hours.
This model of Xiaomi will fully meet the expectations of fans of the brand. Its list of advantages can be supplemented by an infrared port for home appliances management. As a minus we must definitely note the lack of support for contactless payments. To the positive sides of the device we must add a powerful and clear sound. It is 40% stronger than its predecessor, the Xiaomi Redmi 10C.
For its price, the Xiaomi Redmi 10C offers an excitingly large and high-quality display. It is available in three color options - gray, blue and green. Each of them looks spectacular and stylish and will complement your desire to look fresh and modern.
Xiaomi Redmi 10C video review
Disclaimer: The information presented in this article is based on our team's personal experience with the Xiaomi Redmi 10C and third-party sources. While every effort has been made to provide accurate and reliable information, readers should keep in mind that this is a subjective assessment. The writing of this article was not paid for or sponsored by Xiaomi.