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Let's get to know the 6 differences between Redmi 10 and Redmi 10a!

Recognizing the intense competition in the entry-level mobile market, Xiaomi again presents an update on its smartphone products by releasing the Redmi 10. This smartphone comes with superior features that are more sophisticated than the previous Redmi generation.

Xiaomi even immerses high-quality screens to high-performance engines to attract the attention of today’s mobile consumers. If that’s not interesting, the latest Redmi cellphone is also equipped with a quad camera with a 50 MP main camera which is suitable for young photography enthusiasts.

Of course, with these high specifications, Redmi 10 is marketed at a high price too. Fortunately, Xiaomi is keeping an eye on consumers who have limited funds who want to experience quality features in the Redmi 10a variant.

Included in the Redmi 10 family, the Redmi 10a variant comes with lower specifications but cannot be underestimated. The design presented is also at first glance equally luxurious with the rear camera which has a square module.

Of course you will be confused if you only see the outer body of the Redmi 10 and Redmi 10a. Then, what are the differences between Redmi 10 and Redmi 10a? The reason is, these two smartphones are intended for different consumers.

Redmi 10 Specifications

Redmi 10
Screen 6.5 inch IPS LCD
Chipset MediaTek Helio G88
Internal Memory 64GB, 128GB

50 MP (wide)

8 MP (ultrawide)

2 MP (macro)

2 MP (depth)

Battery Li-Po 5000 mAh
Price At Release Rp. 1,999,000

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 10 and Redmi 10a Specifications

Xiaomi presents the latest selection of cellphones to meet the needs of today’s market. The reason is, consumers today are divided into consumers who need high-performance HP at reasonable prices and consumers who need quality HP at affordable prices. This can be seen in the Redmi 10 and Redmi 10a.

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

1. Screen

redmi 10a screen_

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 displaying detailed photos and videos well.

The difference between Redmi 10 and Redmi 10a appears on the screen. Redmi 10 uses a 6.5-inch screen. This screen supports Full HD + 1080 x 2400 pixels resolution. Unfortunately, this screen is only protected by the old series of scratches from Corning Gorilla Glass 3. This phone screen supports a 90Hz refresh rate. With this technology, you can enjoy more detailed photos and videos to play smoother games.

Unlike the Redmi 10a screen. This Android phone only uses a 6.53-inch screen. This screen supports HD+ resolution of 720 x 1600 pixels. Even though it’s still HD +, the display presented is quite detailed and clear. The resolution that is not too high is also claimed to make the phone battery last longer.

2. Battery

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Realizing that today’s mobile phone users can’t get away from their cellphones, Xiaomi presents a large-capacity battery on these two Redmi phones. Redmi 10 and Redmi 10a have a 5,000 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 18W on Xiaomi Redmi 10, while on Redmi 10a there is no feature fast charging.. This feature makes the battery on the latest Xiaomi phones can be charged faster. What distinguishes the two is the feature reverse charging 9W on Redmi 10. This feature allows Redmi 10 to be power bank and charge other devices.

3. Camera Resolution

Redmi 10

Marketed at a price that is a bit far apart, Redmi 10 and Redmi 10a have different camera sectors.

For Xiaomi Redmi 10, there are four capable rear cameras that are ready to capture your every moment clearly. The rear camera consists of a 50 MP f/1.8 PDAF main camera, an 8 MP f/2.2 ultra wide camera, a 2 MP f/2.4 macro camera and a rear camera. depth 2MP f/2.4. Additional camera ultra-wide This is claimed to be able to make photos and videos wider.

Switching to the Xiaomi Redmi 10a, you will only get two rear cameras. Although only two, this camera carries the latest technology. This rear camera consists of a 13 MP f/2.2 AF main camera and a camera depth 2 MP. This camera is planted with sensors that make photos and videos sharp enough even when taken in low light conditions.

Not only different rear cameras, these two Xiaomi cellphones are also equipped with different resolution front cameras. But still qualified for selfie photos and videos. Redmi 10 is equipped with an 8MP front camera and Redmi 10a still uses a 5MP front camera. Of course the front camera of Redmi 10 is clearer and more detailed.

4. Machine

Mediatek Helio G88

When dissecting the engine parts, you will find two machines with different characters. This happens because the Xiaomi Redmi 10 is installed with the Mediatek Helio G88 Chipset. Inside this chipset, a processor with 8 cores is embedded consisting of 2 Cortex A75 cores with a speed of 2.0 Ghz and 6 Cortex A55 cores with a speed of 1.8 Ghz. As for graphics, there is a Mali G52 GPU.

Meanwhile, the Xiaomi Redmi 10a is equipped with the Mediatek Helio G25 Chipset. Inside this chipset, there is a PowerVR GE8320 GPU and an octa-core processor. This processor consists of 4 Cortex A53 with a frequency of 2.0 Ghz and 4 Cortex A53 with a frequency of 1.5 Ghz.

The performance of the Redmi 10 engine is very capable for gaming. Moreover, this chipset is supported by Hyperengine technology which makes games run smoothly. Meanwhile, the performance of the Redmi 10a engine is sufficient for light games and playing social media. This can be seen from the AnTuTu scores of Helio G88 which is 231775 and Helio G25 which is 93204.

The difference between the next Redmi 10 and Redmi 10a appears in the RAM and internal memory sector. Redmi 10 has a choice of 4 GB of RAM with 64 GB of internal memory. There is also a 6GB RAM variant with 128GB of internal memory. While the Redmi 10a presents a lower RAM option, which is 3 GB. With 32 GB and 64 GB internal memory variants.

For additional memory, Redmi 10 and Redmi 10a can add a microSD slot up to 512 GB. The choice of internal memory is sufficient to meet the needs of today’s mobile users, especially those who like to store photos and videos. Interestingly, if the Redmi 10 RAM is still lacking, there is a 2 GB RAM increase feature through the virtual RAM feature.

5. Design

redmi 10a ram_

Design is the difference between Redmi 10 and Redmi 10a which is quite prominent. When looking at the screen and front camera, Redmi 10 presents a screen design with thin edges equipped with a small hole-shaped front camera. For Redmi 10a, it carries a bangs screen design with a selfie camera in the form of a water drop or waterdrop.

In the rear area, the two latest Redmi phones both use a square-shaped camera module with rounded edges. This camera module contains a camera and a flash.

For the fingerprint sensor, Xiaomi puts a different location. Redmi 10 has a fingerprint scanner on the side integrated with the power button. While the Redmi 10a has a fingerprint scanner which is located on the back near the camera.

6. Price

Redmi 10

Talking about price, the difference between Redmi 10 and Redmi 10a is striking. On the Xiaomi website, Redmi 10 is marketed in 2 versions, namely 4 GB RAM and 64 GB internal memory for Rp. 1,999,000 and 6 GB RAM and 128GB internal memory for Rp. 2,399,000.

The Redmi 10a is marketed at a price of Rp. 1499.000,00 for the 3 GB RAM version and 32 GB internal memory. There is also a 3 GB RAM version and 64 GB internal memory for Rp. 1,599,000


Redmi 10 does come with quite a lot of upgrades compared to the previous Redmi series. This is to satisfy users who are thirsty for high-performance HP products at affordable prices. A screen with the latest technology and a capable chipset makes this Android cellphone very comfortable to play games or daily.

Meanwhile, Redmi 10a comes with lower specifications and affordable prices to target young consumers with limited funds who are looking for quality cellphones. However, this cheap Android cellphone has a design that is not cheap. Moreover, the Android system used is also similar to the Redmi 10 series.