Xiaomi sub-brand Redmi today expanded its Note 10 series with the launch of Note 10S in India, along with the company’s first wearable, Redmi Watch, in the country. The Redmi Note 10S is the fourth phone in the series and it first debuted globally in February alongside the regular Redmi Note 10, Redmi Note 10 Pro and Redmi Note 10 Pro Max.
Talking about specs, the Redmi Note 10S sports a 6.43-inch FHD+ AMOLED screen with no high refresh rate and a peak brightness of 1100 nits. This display is also powered by Corning Gorilla Glass 3. The phone has a plastic back and implements the same Redmi Note 10 series design language.
The handset is powered by MediaTek Helio G95 chipset coupled with 6GB/8GB RAM and 64GB/128GB UFS2.2 storage. The phone is based on Android 11 and comes with the MIUI 12.5 software, something Xiaomi officially launched in India with the Redmi Note 10S.
The all-new Redmi Note 10-series smartphone also has stereo speakers, a side-mounted fingerprint scanner, an IR blaster, a 3.5mm jack and a USB-C port. The phone is backed by a 5,000mAh battery with 33W fast charging.
In terms of optics, the smartphone comes with a 64MP primary camera, an 8MP ultra-wide camera and two 2MP sensors for depth and macro photography. The cameras setup is capable of shooting up to 4K 30fps video on the back. There is also a 13MP front camera for selfies and video calls.
The Redmi Note 10S is priced at Rs 14,999 for the 6GB/64GB variant and Rs 15,999 for the 6GB/128GB variant. The phone will be available in three colour options – grey, blue and white. It’ll go on sale on May 18 and will be available on Amazon and Xiaomi stores.
On the other hand, the Redmi Watch flaunts a 1.4-inch square display with 320 x 320 pixels resolutions. Dimensions of the product are 41mm x 35mm x 10.9mm. It comes with a 2.5D tempered glass screen on top, and supports Bluetooth 5.0 BLE and 5 atm water resistance up to 50m. The watch comes with optical heart rate sensor, six-axis sensor, geomagnetic sensor and ambient light sensor.
The Redmi Watch is capable of tracking seven kinds of sports such as indoor running on a treadmill, outdoor running, indoor and outdoor cycling, swimming in a pool and free activities as well. The smartwatch also records resting heart rate for users for over 30 days. It can also show a warning when the heart rate is too high.
The wearable has 120 watch face options, and it comes with a 230mAh battery. Redmi says the watch will take two hours to get charged completely with seven days of battery life in regular usage and 12 days in battery life mode. Other features include sleep monitoring and breathing exercises,
The Redmi Watch comes with a price tag of Rs 3,999. It will be available on Amazon and Xiaomi stores and will be up for sale starting May 25.