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Know the Differences in the following Redmi 10c and Redmi 10a specifications

Xiaomi is famous for having many smartphone variants when it releases a new smartphone. Like the Redmi 10 series which has a companion variant of the Redmi 10c and Redmi 10a. The presence of these different variants is expected to meet consumer needs. The reason is, each variant has different specifications so it has advantages and disadvantages that have been adapted to the needs of the current mobile market.

The Redmi 10c variant comes with higher specifications than the Redmi 10a. Redmi 10c is even equipped with a wider screen, a more powerful engine and a more detailed camera. However, Redmi 10a also has a more compact design that makes it more comfortable to use. Of course these two phones will target different consumers. Well, so that you don’t make the wrong choice, it’s a good idea to understand the differences between Redmi 10c and Redmi 10a first.

Redmi 10c Specifications

redmi 10c_
Screen 6.71 inch IPS LCD
Chipset Qualcomm Snapdragon 680
Internal Memory 64GB, 128GB

50 MP (wide)

2 MP (depth)

Battery Li-Po 5000 mAh
Current Price IDR 2,049,000

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

Difference Specifications Redmi 10c and Redmi 10a

As explained a little above, the Redmi 10c presents more complete specifications than the Redmi 10a. This is so that all Xiaomi products can compete in various classes. Moreover, at this time, the country’s mobile phone market is buzzing with quality camera phones and mobile phones with powerful engines.

In order not to be more curious, here are the differences between Redmi 10c and Redmi 10a that can be your consideration in buying.

1. Screen

Redmi 10C

As entry-level phones, these two Xiaomi smartphones still use screens with IPS LCD panel types. This IPS screen is considered old-fashioned but is still capable of being used to watch videos and play games well. Moreover, this panel is considered more battery efficient.

The difference between Redmi 10c and Redmi 10a appears in the screen size section. Redmi 10c uses a 6.71-inch screen. This screen supports HD+ resolution of 720 x 1650 pixels. Unfortunately, this screen is only protected against scratches from the old Corning Gorilla Glass series.

Unlike the Redmi 10a screen. This Android phone only uses a 6.53-inch screen. Although smaller, this screen also supports HD + 720 x 1600 pixel resolution with ordinary scratch resistance. With almost the same technology on both phones, you can enjoy more detailed photos and videos to play games in more detail.

2. Battery

redmi 10a battery_

Xiaomi presents a large capacity battery on these two Redmi phones. Redmi 10c and Redmi 10a are equipped with a 5000 mAh battery. This large battery is expected to be able to support the needs of today’s users. Xiaomi claims, this battery can last a long time even if the phone is used for browsing, watching videos or playing games.

Xiaomi has also embedded features fast charging 18 W on Xiaomi Redmi 10c. This feature makes the battery on the latest Xiaomi phones charge faster. Unfortunately for the Redmi 10a variant, Xiaomi only presents standard 10 W fast charging.

3. Camera Resolution

Redmi 10C

Xiaomi understands the current market needs in terms of hardware needs and market price needs. So from the camera side, the two latest Redmi phones carry different specifications. Looking at the Xiaomi Redmi 10c, you will only get two rear cameras.

Although only two, this camera carries the latest technology. This rear camera consists of a 50 MP f/1.8 main camera and a depth 2MP f/2.4. This camera is planted with sensors that make photos and videos sharper even when taken in low light conditions. For Redmi 10a, the rear camera is also equipped with a dual camera with a 13 MP main camera specification and a 2 MP depth camera.

Turning to the front camera, these two Xiaomi cellphones are also equipped with a capable front camera for selfie photos and videos. Although only a 5MP resolution, the front camera of the Redmi 10c is capable of displaying clearer photos and videos than other cheap Android phones thanks to the new sensor. Meanwhile, Redmi 10a already uses a wide lens on the 5 MP f/2.2 front camera with better HDR technology.

4. Machine

Snapdragon 680 Redmi 10C

When dissecting the engine parts, you will find two machines with different characters. This happens because the Xiaomi Redmi 10a is installed with the Mediatek Helio G25 Chipset. This chipset, embedded with an octa-core processor, consists of 4 Cortex A53 cores clocked at 2.0 Ghz and 4 Cortex A54 cores clocked at 1.5 Ghz. For the graphics processor, there is a Mali G52 GPU.

Meanwhile, the Xiaomi Redmi 10c is equipped with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 680 chipset. Inside this chipset, an octa-core processor is embedded consisting of 4 Kyro 265 Gold cores with a speed of 2.4 Ghz and 4 Kyro 265 silver cores with a speed of 1.9 Ghz. For the graphics processor, the chipset has an Adreno 610 GPU

The performance of the Redmi 10a engine is simple but still capable for gaming. Meanwhile, the Redmi 10c engine performance is claimed to be faster and not easy to lag because the processor used is high-speed.

The difference between the next Redmi 10c and Redmi 10a appears in the RAM and internal memory sector. Redmi 10c carries a choice of RAM and internal memory, namely 4 GB / 128 GB and 4 GB / 64 GB. While the Redmi 10a offers a choice of RAM and internal memory, namely 3 GB / 32 GB and 3 GB / 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 card.

For the operating system, Redmi 10c and Redmi 10a both use Android 11. The difference between Redmi 10c and Redmi 10a lies in the MIUI used, namely MIUI 13 on Redmi 10c and MIUI 12.5 on Redmi 10a.

5. Design

Redmi 10C

The differences in the design of the Redmi 10c and Redmi 10a are indeed not too prominent and even similar. For Redmi 10c and Redmi 10a, both carry a bangs screen design with a selfie camera in the form of a water drop or waterdrop. On the back, these two 4G phones have a square-shaped camera module with rounded edges.

Redmi 10a and Redmi 10c use a square-shaped rear camera module because it is considered more modern and luxurious. In this module there is a camera, a flash, and a fingerprint sensor.

The difference between Redmi 10c and Redmi 10a is more visible in the size of the body. Carrying a different screen, the Redmi 10a is more compact with a body thickness of 9 mm and a weight of 194 grams. Although larger, the Redmi 10c appears thinner at 8.3 mm thick and weighs 190 grams.

6. Price

Redmi 10C

Talking about price, the difference between Redmi 10c and Redmi 10a is striking. The Redmi 10c is marketed at a price of Rp. 1,899,000 for the 4 GB RAM version and 64 GB internal memory. There is also a 4GB RAM version and 128GB internal memory for IDR 2,099,000.

The Redmi 10a is marketed at a price of Rp. 1499,000 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 entry of the Xiaomi Redmi 10c into the country’s entry-level mobile market has indeed attracted attention. This cheap Android phone is claimed to be a Rp 1 million phone with a quality chipset and a sharp camera. Moreover, the screen that is presented is quite large and spacious so that playing games on this smartphone will be comfortable.

Even so, the Redmi 10a is still a reasonable choice for those of you who have limited funds. The more compact design will also make you comfortable in operating the cellphone. Not only that, the camera that is carried is also slick enough to take photos and record videos to share on social media.