Our Opinion

The 10.or G (3GB RAM, 32GB) is a slightly better phone than the Xiaomi Redmi 5A (3GB RAM, 32GB), and is also slightly better value for money. What should you buy? Go for the 10.or G (3GB RAM, 32GB)!

10.or G (3GB RAM, 32GB)  Xiaomi Redmi 5A (3GB RAM, 32GB) 
10.or G Xiaomi Redmi 5A
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Excellence Score
25.0
23.7
Value for Money Score
76.4
76.3
Price ₹ 7,699 onwards ₹ 6,999 onwards
Launch Date (India) Oct, 2017 Dec, 2017
Expected Launch Date N/A N/A
Smartphone OS Android 7.1 Nougat, Upgradeable to 8.0 Oreo Android 7.0 Nougat, Upgradeable to 8.0 Oreo
Touchscreen Yes (Capacitive) Yes (Capacitive)
Screen Size 5.5 inches 5 inches
Screen Resolution 1080x1920 pixels (~ 401 pixels per inch) 720x1280 pixels (~ 294 pixels per inch)
Scratch Resistant Display Yes, Corning Gorilla Glass 3
Display Features 2.5D Glass IPS LCD
Full Physical QWERTY Keypad
Processor 2.2 GHz 1.4 GHz
Processor Type Octa Core Quad Core
Processor Name Qualcomm Snapdragon 626 Qualcomm Snapdragon 425
GPU Adreno 506 Adreno 308
RAM 3 GB 3 GB
3G Yes Yes
4G Yes Yes
VoLTE Yes Yes
WiFi Yes Yes
GPS Yes Yes
Bluetooth Yes Yes
USB Yes Yes
Camera 13.0 MP 13.0 MP
Camera Auto-Focus Yes Yes
Camera Flash Yes Yes
HD Video Recording Yes (4K) Yes (Full HD)
Other Camera Features Dual Camera (13MP + 13MP), F/2.0 Aperture, 1.12um Pixel Size, Phase Detection Autofocus (PDAF), Panorama, Facial Recognition F/2.2 Aperture, 5P Lens, Phase Detection Autofocus (PDAF), Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face/Smile Detection, HDR, Panorama, Burst mode
Secondary Camera 16.0 MP 5.0 MP
Secondary Camera Features LED Flash, F/2.0 Aperture, Samsung Sensor, Beautify, Selfie Timer, Face Detection F/2.0 Aperture, Face Recognition, Selfie Countdown
Internal Memory 32 GB 32 GB
Expandable Memory Slot up to 128 GB up to 128 GB
Contacts Storage Unlimited Unlimited
SMS Storage Unlimited Unlimited
Music Player Yes Yes
FM Radio Yes
Dual SIM GSM+GSM (Hybrid SIM slot) GSM+GSM
Thickness 8.5 mm 8.35 mm
Weight 170 gm 137 gm
Audio Output 3.5mm jack 3.5mm jack
Water Resistant
Battery Capacity 4000 mAh 3000 mAh
Battery Standby N/A 192 hrs
Battery Standby (3G) N/A N/A
Battery Talktime N/A N/A
Battery Talktime (3G) N/A N/A
Fast Charging
Other Battery Parameters N/A Video Playback Time: 7 hrs, Gaming Time: 6 hrs
Fingerprint sensor Yes
Other Features Noise Filtration Noise Filtration
2-minute Review [Positives]
  • Comes with a metallic unibody for a premium look and feel (like many other phones in this price bracket)
  • The edges are curved to ensure a solid grip
  • Decent 5.5-inch Full HD display - delivers clarity, brightness and balanced colours - watching movies or playing games is a fairly good experience
  • Stock Android keeps things nice and simple, and adds to the seamless performance of the phone
  • Good overall performance backed by a capable Snapdragon 625 - multi-tasking, games, videos - everything runs well
  • Decent dual camera setup on the rear - the bokeh shots come out reasonably well
  • Good selfie camera too, with beautify mode, front flash and various filters
  • Good battery life - will comfortably last the day even with heavy use
  • Good looks with a solid build, plastic unibody design, and a compact feel
  • The gentle curves at the edges are a nice upgrade over the Redmi 4A which was more square-ish
  • Additionally, the company has taken user feedback and gone with a non-hybrid SIM tray design - there are separate slots for a microSD card and both SIMs, therefore not forcing users to have to forego one or the other
  • Good display for the price
  • MIUI continues to be one of the more well designed Android UIs - it's clean, efficient and has a number of useful add-on apps like Mi Drop, Mi Security (lets you set passcodes on individual apps, set up dual apps or a second space on the device, block SMS senders and more), and Mi Remote
  • Decent performance in daily use
  • Acceptable cameras given the price point - take good shots in good light, and single-tone LED flash at the back will help you get a little more visibility in low light conditions
  • Decent battery life - with the low power usage of the Snapdragon 425 and the frugal HD screen, you can easily get a full day’s use out of the smartphone before needing to charge
  • Overall it's a decent upgrade over the Redmi 4A, and the small changes will help in keeping the phone current - and offer very good value to users looking for a nice entry-level smartphone
2-minute Review [Negatives]
  • Low light performance of the camera is pretty average
  • No support for fast charging
  • Performance is only good for basic use - you will of course need better specs (and a more expensive phone) if you intend to use heavy apps, or play a lot of games
  • Camera quality is basic too - again as would be expected at this price point
  • No fast charging support
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