Xiaomi Redmi Note 10 5G, POCO M3 5G to launch this June

Most affordable 5G phones to land in PH yet?

Xiaomi Philippines has announced that the Redmi Note 10 5G and POCO M3 5G smartphones will arrive in the Philippines next month.

Part of the announced lineup of the Redmi Note 10 series last March, the Redmi Note 10 5G features a 6.5-inch display with an adaptive refresh rate feature, a triple rear camera setup, and a 5000mAh battery capacity with fast charging capabilities. It’s also one of the first mid-range phones to launch with MediaTek’s Dimensity 700 chip in the Philippines.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 10 5G (Global) specs:

  • 6.5-inch FHD+ IPS DotDisplay, 2400 x 1080 px
    90Hz/60Hz/50Hz/30Hz AdaptiveSync refresh rate
    Corning Gorilla Glass 3
  • MediaTek Dimensity 700 octa-core CPU
    Mali-G57 MC2 GPU
  • 4GB, 6GB LPDDR4X RAM
  • 64GB, 128GB UFS 2.2
  • Triple-rear cameras:
    48MP f/1.79 main
    2MPf/2.4 macro
    2MP f/2.4 depth
  • 8MP f/2.0 front camera
  • 5G SA/NSA, 4G LTE, Dual-SIM, Dual-5G
  • WiFi 5, Bluetooth 5.1, GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS
  • USB-C, IR blaster
  • Fingerprint scanner (side), Face Unlock
  • Hi-Res audio
    3.5mm audio jack
  • MIUI 12 (Android 11)
  • 5,000mAh battery
    18W fast charging
  • Colors: Chrome Silver, Graphite Gray, Nighttime Blue, Aurora Green

Meanwhile, the POCO M3 5G is also launching with the same chip as the earlier mentioned device, sans the Dual 5G feature, the adaptive refresh rate, and the Corning Gorilla Glass protection.

POCO M3 Pro 5G specs:

  • 6.5-inch FHD+ Dot Display, 2400 x 1080 px
    90Hz refresh rate
  • MediaTek Dimensty 700
    ARM Mali-G57 MC2 GPU
  • 4GB, 6GB LPDDR4X RAM
  • 64GB, 128GB UFS 2.2 storage
  • Triple rear cameras:
    48MP f/1.79 main
    2MP f/2.4 macro
    2MP f/2.4 depth
  • 8MP front camera
  • 5G, 4G LTE, Dual-SIM
  • WiFi, Bluetooth 5.1, GPS, A-GPS, Galileo, GLONASS, Beidou, NFC
  • USB Type-C, IR blaster
  • Fingerprint scanner (side), Face unlock
  • Hi-Res Audio certification
    3.5mm headphone jack
  • MIUI 12 (Android 11)
  • 5,000mAh battery
    18W fast charging
  • Colors: POCO Yellow, Power Black, Cool Blue

Both phones will be launching this June — the Xiaomi Redmi Note 10 5G will be made official this June 3, while the POCO M3 5G will come earlier as it will be at a Southeast Asian regional launch this June 1. No price has been mentioned as of this writing, but both these phones may be on the way to becoming the most affordable 5G-enabled phones to land in the country as of their local unveiling.

Carl Lamiel
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