The Redmi 10 Prime launch in India is scheduled for September 3, Xiaomi teased on Monday. The Chinese company also revealed some of the key features of its upcoming phone via a dedicated microsite. Looking at some of the previous reports, the Redmi 10 Prime might just be a rebranded version of the Redmi 10 that Xiaomi launched last week. The smartphone is teased to sport a punch-hole screen with an adaptive refresh rate and an all-new MediaTek Helio SoC.
Xiaomi changed the username of his Redmi India Account on Twitter up to 10 different prime numbers to suggest the arrival of the Redmi 10 Prime. The Twitter account too Posted a tweet on Monday with a link to a microsite with a timer to suggest that the Redmi 10 Prime launch would take place on September 3 at noon.
The microsite also teases some of the key features of the Redmi 10 Prime, including the punch-hole design, adaptive refresh rate, and dual microphones.
Last week, the Redmi 10 Prime was reportedly spotted on the Bluetooth Special Interest Group (Bluetooth SIG) site with a model number 21061119BI. The ‘I’ at the end suggested that the model could be specifically intended for the Indian market. However, the rest of the model number was identical to that of the Redmi 10. That suggested that the Redmi 10 Prime could be a rebadged Redmi 10.
Redmi 10 Prime price in India (expected)
Redmi 10 Prime price in India is yet to be revealed. However, it is likely in line with the global pricing of the Redmi 10 which came in at $179 (approximately Rs. 13,300) for the 4GB RAM + 64GB storage variant. The phone also has a 4GB RAM + 128GB storage option for $199 (approximately Rs. 14,800) and the top-end 6GB RAM + 128GB storage model for $219 (approximately Rs. 16,600).
Redmi 10 Prime specs (expected)
If we speculate that it is a rebranded Redmi 10, the Redmi 10 Prime could come with the same specs list that Xiaomi announced last week. It may include a 6.5-inch full-HD+ (1,080 x 2,400 pixels) AdaptiveSync display with a refresh rate of up to 90 Hz, octa-core MediaTek Helio G88 SoC, and up to 6 GB of RAM. The smartphone may also have a quad rear camera with a 50-megapixel primary sensor and an 8-megapixel ultra-wide camera. It could also include an 8-megapixel selfie camera sensor on the front.
The Redmi 10 Prime may also have up to 128GB of onboard storage and a 5,000mAh battery with 18W fast charging. The phone may also support 9W reverse wired charging.
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