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Know 6 Differences HP 1 Million, Redmi 9a and Redmi 10a

Xiaomi Redmi is famous for having quite a variety of cellphone variants, call it Redmi 9, Redmi 9c and Redmi 9a. For variants with an additional letter a on the back, it usually comes with lower specifications than other variants. This is presented by Xiaomi so that mobile phone users can choose Xiaomi products according to their needs.

Xiaomi itself has the Redmi 9a which is quite successful in sales. In 2022, Xiaomi presents the successor series to the Redmi 9a, the Redmi 10a.

Interestingly, even though it is marketed in the mobile class entry-levelRedmi 10a comes with a number of upgrade which makes this phone worthy of being chosen among the ranks of other cheap Android phones. Call it a new design and a new rear camera that is claimed to be better. What is unique, there are several specifications of the Redmi 10a which are similar to the Redmi 9a.

So, what’s the difference between Redmi 9a and Redmi 10a? Is the upgrade presented as expected? Or is it that Redmi 9a is still better than Redmi 10a.

Redmi 9a Specifications

Xiaomi Redmi 9A
Screen 6.53 inch IPS LCD
Chipset MediaTek Helio G25
Internal Memory 32GB

13 MP (wide)

Battery Li-Po 5000 mAh
Price At Release IDR 1,250,000

Redmi 10a Specifications

Redmi 10A
Screen 6.53 inch IPS LCD
Chipset MediaTek Helio G25
Internal Memory 32GB, 64GB

13 MP (wide)

2 MP (depth)

Battery Li-Ion 5000 mAh
Current Price IDR 1,545,000

Differences in Redmi 9a and Redmi 10a Specifications

As a competitor in the cheap Android cellphone market, the Xiaomi Redmi 9a is equipped with specifications that cannot be underestimated. Xiaomi presents a clear HD + screen and a machine with a variety of RAM options. Redmi 10a is also no less an upgrade.

This latest Android phone is equipped with a new Android system and a different choice of RAM and internal memory. This of course makes consumers like you will hesitate to choose the best between the two.

In order not to be more confused, consider the following differences between Redmi 9a and Redmi 10a.

1. Screen

redmi 10a screen_

Since its release, Xiaomi has prepared Redmi 9a for young Indonesians. This can be seen from the wide screen design offered. The large screen allows you to more freely play games and watch videos. This sector seems to still be considered qualified by Xiaomi. As a result, Redmi 10a also uses the same screen specifications as the Redmi 9a.

These two Android phones are still confident using the IPS panel screen with an area of ​​6.53 inches which is comfortable for users when typing and playing games. Moreover, this screen already uses an HD + resolution of 720 x 1600 pixels. The display will be clearer and more detailed.

The screen specifications are not too high. However, these two Xiaomi cellphone screens are considered good enough to meet the needs of today’s smartphone users.

The Redmi 10a’s wide screen will certainly provide a better experience than other cheap Android phones that still rely on a 5.5-inch screen. Moreover, the Redmi 10a screen is equipped with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 anti-scratch protection.

2. Battery

redmi 9a battery

As has become common nowadays, cell phones entry–level already equipped with a large battery capacity to suit the user’s needs for a cell phone that is durable in use. So Xiaomi presents a large capacity battery on these two Redmi phones. Redmi 9a and Redmi 10a are equipped with a 5,000 mAh battery.

This large capacity battery is expected to be able to support the needs of today’s users. Xiaomi claims that this battery support allows the cellphone to last a long time even if the cellphone is used for browsing, watching videos or playing games.

Redmi 9a and Redmi 10a are also both equipped with fast charging features or fast charging. This feature allows the battery on the latest Xiaomi phones to charge faster than the old Redmi series. Unfortunately, xiaomi only provides 10W fast charging features on these two cheap cellphones.

To connect the cellphone to the charger, Redmi 9a and Redmi 10a still use port microUSB. What distinguishes the Redmi 9a is the USB On The Go feature.

3. Camera Resolution

redmi 10a camera_

Looking at the camera section, Xiaomi has indeed prepared the Redmi series with a quality camera sector even though this cellphone is marketed at a low price. Both only rely on one rear camera and one front camera. The difference between Redmi 9a and Redmi 10a in this section is that the Redmi 10a carries a newer sensor so that the photos and videos are sharper and clearer.

The Xiaomi Redmi 9a is equipped with a 13 MP f/2.2 main camera, while the Redmi 10a is equipped with a 13 MP main camera and a 2 MP depth camera. In addition, the Redmi 9a uses PDAF technology and the Redmi 10a uses the usual AF (auto focus) technology.

Turning to the front camera, these two Xiaomi cellphones are also equipped with a capable front camera for selfie photos and videos. Although only 5MP, this front camera is capable of displaying clearer photos and videos than other cheap Android phones. Moreover, Redmi 9a already uses a wide lens on the 5 MP f/2.2 front camera.

4. Machine

helio g25_

When comparing the engine sector, Redmi 9a and Redmi 10a both use engines entry-level which is not sluggish. In the body of this Redmi cellphone, the Mediatek Helio G25 chipset is installed with 12nm fabrication. This chipset consists of an octa-core processor supported by the PowerVR GE8320 GPU. The eight cores consist of 4 Cortex A53 with a frequency of 2.0 Ghz and 4 Cortex A5 with a frequency of 1.5 Ghz.

The difference between the next Redmi 9a and Redmi 10a appears in the RAM and internal memory sector. Redmi 9a has 2 GB of RAM and 32 GB of internal memory. There is also a 3GB RAM variant with 32GB of internal memory. While the Redmi 10a features 3GB of RAM with two internal memory options, namely 32 GB and 64 GB.

The choice of internal memory is indeed lacking to meet the needs of today’s mobile users, especially those who like to store photos and videos. However, you can add a 1TB microSD on the Redmi 10a and 512GB on the Redmi 9a.

For the operating system, Redmi 10a already uses Android 11, while Redmi 9a still relies on Android 10.

5. Design

redmi 9a no fingerprint

Targeting users from young people, Redmi uses a premium 3D Unibody design with anti-slip technology on the back of the body. For the front design, these two cheap Android phones are not much different.

The difference between the Redmi 9a and Redmi 10a appears on the back of the body, where the Redmi 9a uses a pill-like rear camera module that extends downwards. Whereas. Redmi 10a uses a square-shaped rear camera module. In this module there is a camera, a flash, and a fingerprint sensor.

The back body of this latest Xiaomi phone looks neater. This is because the fingerprint scanner as a security feature is placed in the camera box. Unlike the Redmi 9a it doesn’t have a fingerprint scanner.

For dimensions, Redmi 9a and Redmi 10a both appear thinner and lighter. This is intended so that mobile phone users can be more comfortable holding and carrying this phone on the move.

6. Price

Xiaomi Redmi 9A

Talking about price, the difference between Redmi 9a and Redmi 10a is striking. Redmi 9a is marketed in 2 versions, namely 2GB RAM and 32GB internal memory for IDR 1,249,000 and 3 GB RAM and 32 GB internal memory for IDR 1,399,000.

The Redmi 10a is marketed at a price of Rp. 1,499,000 for the 3 GB RAM version and 32 GB of internal memory. There is also a 3 GB RAM version and 64 GB internal memory for Rp. 1,599,000


The upgrades presented by Xiaomi on the Redmi 10a are indeed quite pronounced by design. Even though the product entry-level, Redmi 10a is equipped with a design that is quite luxurious and comfortable to use. In addition, the camera sector has also undergone sharp changes so that this camera phone is increasingly attracting young Indonesian users.

Only having a choice of 32 GB of internal memory, Redmi 9a does feel lacking even though the specifications are not much different from the Redmi 10a. Fortunately, Xiaomi provides a choice of 2 GB of RAM so this phone is suitable for those of you who are looking for quality cheap HP products.