Redmi is launching its budget smartphone Redmi 10A in India on April 20, 2022. The company posted a teaser on Twitter, along with a link to the website which features a countdown to launch and provides more information on the phone. Branded as “Desh Ka Smartphone”, the budget Redmi 10A will be a toned down version of the Redmi 10 with a lower price tag. The smartphone should be available in blue.
Expected Redmi 10A specs and features
The Redmi 10A model which was launched in China features a 6.53-inch 720p IPS LCD display with 60Hz refresh rate and a waterdrop style notch with a 5MP selfie camera. The phone packs a MediaTek Helio G25 chip paired with up to 6GB of RAM and 128GB of storage. The Indian version of the Redmi 10A will likely have the same MediaTek Helio processor along with virtual RAM support if needed. Redmi may offer a 4GB variant supported by a minimum of 64GB of internal storage. The phone could run Android 11 with MIUI 12.5.
For photography, the Redmi 10A is expected to have a dual-camera setup on the back with an LED flash according to the teaser’s webpage, however, reports suggest there could be a single-camera setup. The phone should have a single selfie camera on the front.
The phone can be further backed by a 5000mAh battery which would provide a 2-day backup with 10W micro-USB charging.
Teaser images suggest that the Redmi 10A could have a 6.5-inch HD display with a standard refresh rate. It is confirmed to have an Evol design with an ergonomic handle.
Redmi 10A price
The Chinese version of the base model with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of storage is priced at CNY 600, which roughly translates to Rs 8,300. The phone is expected to be priced in the same range below Rs 10,000 The other variants, if introduced, can be priced at Rs 9,500 for 4GB RAM + 128GB storage and Rs 10,000 for the top variant with 6GB RAM + 128GB storage.
The Redmi 10A is expected to debut on Amazon unlike the Redmi 10 which went on sale on Flipkart, according to a Livemint report.