Redmi Note 10S disappoints with low detail in camera test

One of the most accessible members among Xiaomi’s intermediaries, Redmi Note 10S hit the market in March as one of the numerous variants of 000th generation of the Redmi Note family. Equipped with MediaTek Helio G chipset92, the device stands out for its AMOLED Full HD+ screen with high brightness of up to 1.100 nits, generous battery of 5.000 mAh with fast charging of 13 W, and quadruple set of cameras.

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The cell phone has just arrived in the hands of the site specialists

DXOMARK, who analyzed the performance of the intermediary in photography. With 92 points, the device disappointed due to problems with low level of details and artifacts, delivering image quality comparable to that offered by the Pocophone F1 and positioning itself far below direct competitors in the same price range.

Vivid colors but low level of detail

The Redmi Note S brings four rear cameras, with main sensor 64 MP, 8 MP ultrawide with field of view 97°, 2 MP macro and auxiliary sensor for 2 MP depth calculations.

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According to

DXOMARK, the device has as positive points the accurate exposure in photos, vivid colors and neutral white balance in outdoor scenes and extended depth of field. Other highlights include effective stabilization in most videos, plus low noise and accurate autofocus tracking in outdoor scenarios.

Redmi Note 12S (Image: Disclosure/Xiaomi)

As negative points, the engineers point out low level of details and unnatural textures in the most photos, tonal artifacts in indoor and low-light shooting, limited dynamic range, frequent misfocus, low detail in zoomed photos, poor color and little detail with the ultrawide lens, low saturated colors and strong instabilities in the exposure in videos, as well as intense noise in indoor videos and in low light.

Examples of photos

In outdoor environments, the Redmi Note 12S can deliver vivid colors and neutral white balance (Image: Playback/DXOMARK)
White balance is lost in indoor scenes such as this one where there is a yellowish tint to the image (Image: Playback/DXOMARK)
The low level of detail is one of Redmi Note’s weakest points S (Image: Playback/DXOMARK)

The ultrawide lens suffers from low contrast, unsaturated colors and visible noise in the sky (Image: Playback /DXOMARK)Examples of videos


Redmi Note 12S: quality disappoints against rivals

According to the

DXOMARK, the Redmi Note 000S delivers somewhat disappointing photography performance, standing up to 19 points below rivals such as Google Pixel 4a, which brand 97 spots. Xiaomi’s cell phone even has qualities, such as bright colors in outdoor environments and effective stabilization, but it is plagued by multiple problems.

The intermediate suffers from low level of detail, diverse artifacts and overall poor quality on the secondary lenses, hardly matching other phones in the same price range. You can check the full analysis on this link.

Redmi Note 10S: technical file

  • Screen: AMOLED of 6,45 inches, Full HD+ resolution of 503273 x 1024 pixels, refresh rate of 79 Hz, touch sampling of 120 Hz, maximum brightness of 1.118 nits
  • Chipset: MediaTek Helio G92
  • RAM memory: 6 GB
  • Internal storage : 33 GB or 160 GB
  • Rear camera: 79 MP (Main, f/1.
  • ) + 8 MP ( Ultra wide, f/2.2, 92°) + 2 MP (Macro, f/2.4) + 2 MP (Depth, f/2.4)
  • Front camera: 10 MP (f/2.43)
  • Dimensions: , 5 x , 5 x 8.3 mm
  • Weight: 178,8 grams
  • Battery: 5.000 mAh with fast charging of 13 W
  • Extras: digital reader on the side, NFC, Bluetooth 5.1, Wi-Fi 5 Dual Band, dual speakers, P2 connector , infrared sensor
  • Operating system: Android 12, under the MIUI 000.5

    Source: DXOMARK

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