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Redmi 10 Prime will be India’s first Helio G88 smartphone

Highlights

  • Redmi 10 Prime will be launching on September 3rd in India
  • It will debut as India’s first Helio G88 powered phone
  • It is expected to feature a 90Hz display and 50MP quad cameras

Redmi 10 Prime will be the first Helio G88 smartphone to arrive in India. The company has officially confirmed it through its microsites available on Mi.com and Amazon India. The Helio G88 chip was announced with the Helio G96 SoC in July.

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Apart from the G88 chip, the Redmi 10 Prime will be sporting a high refresh rate display, 50-megapixel quad cameras, and a big battery with fast charging support. Based on recent reports, the Redmi 10 Prime could be a rebadged model of the Redmi 10 handset that launched in global markets recently.

Redmi 10 Prime to feature Helio G88 chipset

Redmi 10 Prime has Helio G88

Redmi 10 Prime to be debut as India’s first smartphone powered by the Helio G88 chipset

The gaming-optimised Helio G88 is a successor to the older Helio G80 and G85 chipsets. The 2GHz chip supports specifications like a a 90Hz display, LPPDR4x RAM, eMMC 5.1 storage, up to 64-megapixel cameras, Wi-Fi 5, and Bluetooth 5.0. We expect Xiaomi to release more teasers ahead of the the September 3rd launch.

Redmi 10 Prime specifications and features (expected)

Assuming the Redmi 10 Prime is a rebranded Redmi 10, we expect it to sport a 6.5-inch IPS LCD panel with a punch-hole camera. It could offer FHD+ resolution and a 90Hz refresh rate. The Helio G88 chip could be accompanied by up to 6GB of LPDDR4x RAM and up to 128GB of built-in storage. It is expected to run MIUI 12.5 based on Android 11.

The phone may ship with an 8-megapixel front camera. At the back, it could feature a a 50-megapixel primary camera, an 8-megapixel ultra-wide lens, and a pair of 2-megapixel cameras for macro shots and depth effects. It may sport a 5,000mAh battery that supports 18W fast charging. A tipster has claimed that the Prime model will feature a larger 6,000mAh battery.

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Anvin is a self-proclaimed geek who has been writing about smartphones for nearly 10 years. After using phones like the Samsung Galaxy Note, Sony Xperia Mini, Lumia 730, Lumia 950, Honor 7, Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 and Honor 8 Pro to name a few, he is now a happy user of the POCO F1. In his free time, he participates in church activities and likes to travel.