Redmi Note 10 5G and Note 10S Malaysia: Everything you need to know

Xiaomi Malaysia has introduced two new additions to the Redmi Note 10 series with the Redmi Note 10 5G and Redmi Note 10S. Both devices are powered by MediaTek processors and are going on sale very soon.

Pricing and availability

Here’s the full official pricing for the Redmi Note 10 5G and Redmi Note 10S in Malaysia:

  • Redmi Note 10 5G 8GB RAM + 128GB storage – RM799
  • Redmi Note 10S 8GB RAM + 128GB storage – RM899

The Redmi Note 10S will go on sale starting tomorrow, 21st May. You can get it online from the official Xiaomi store on Lazada and Shopee or offline at authorised retailers in Malaysia. The device is offered in 3 colours – Onyx Gray, Pebble White and striking Ocean Blue. As an early bird promo, the Redmi Note 10S will be bundled with a free Mi True Wireless Earbuds Basic 2 if purchased at authorised Mi Stores and while stocks last.

For the Redmi Note 10 5G, it will go on sale a week later on the 28th May. You can purchase it online on both Lazada and Shopee or at authorised retailers. The device is available in 4 colours – Chrome Silver, Graphite Gray, Nighttime Blue and Aurora Green.

The Redmi Note 10 5G is bundled with freebies including the Mi True Wireless Earbuds Basic 2 and 6-months screen protection warranty if you buy it before 28th August, while stocks last. In addition, offline purchases can also get an extra Redmi Note 10 5G T-shirt for free while stocks last.

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Redmi Note 10 5G

The Redmi Note 10 5G is currently the most affordable 5G smartphone in Malaysia and it looks like a rebadge of the Poco M3 Pro 5G. It features a 6.5″ Full HD+ display with 90Hz refresh rate and it runs on a 7nm MediaTek Dimensity 700 processor. The device is equipped with 8GB LPDDR4X RAM and 128GB of UFS 2.2 storage.

In the camera department, it gets a rather basic triple-camera setup. There’s a 48MP main shooter and two 2MP cameras for depth and macro. For selfies, the tiny punch-hole houses an 8MP front camera.

Powering the device is a 5,000mAh battery which supports 18W fast charging via USB-C. Included in the box is a 22.5W fast charger. The device also gets a 3.5mm headphone jack, an IR blaster and a side-mounted fingerprint sensor. Out of the box, it runs on Android 11 with MIUI 12 skin on top.

Redmi Note 10S

If you don’t need 5G and prefer a phone with better cameras and screen, the Redmi Note 10S costs an extra RM100. It gets a slightly smaller 6.43″ Full HD+ display that uses a more vibrant AMOLED panel.

Under the hood, it runs on a MediaTek Helio G95 processor that’s mated to 8GB LPDDR4X RAM and comes with 128GB of UFS 2.2 storage. For a better audio experience, it also comes with a dual-speaker setup.

In the imaging department, the device gets a more versatile quad-camera setup featuring a 64MP main camera. There’s also an 8MP ultra-wide-angle camera, a 2MP depth sensor and a 2MP macro shooter. Upfront, the tiny punch-hole houses a 13MP selfie shooter.

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Similar to the Redmi Note 10 5G, it also gets a 3.5mm headphone jack, IR blaster and a side-mounted fingerprint sensor. The device is powered by a 5,000mAh battery and it supports a higher 33W fast charging via USB-C. The 33W power adapter is also included as well. Out of the box, it runs on Android 11 with MIUI 12.5 skin on top.

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Alexander Wong