Samsung Galaxy M10 vs Xiaomi Redmi 6: Price, specifications, features compared
Samsung recently introduced its new budget smartphones in India. Galaxy M10 and Galaxy M20 enter at a time when the popular price segment already has many front runners.
Galaxy M10, the affordable of the two, starts at ₹7,990 for the base model. It comes with specifications and features similar to Xiaomi's Redmi 6. Here's a detailed comparison between the two budget phones.
Samsung Galaxy M10 has an edge over the Redmi 6 with a trendier design. Galaxy M10 features a dewdrop-styled notch on its 6.2-inch HD+ display. The smartphone has a slim body with curved edges, and comes in two colour options of blue and black.
Redmi 6 offers more colour options like rose gold, blue and gold. It has a smaller 5.45-inch IPS LCD display with HD resolution and 18:9 aspect ratio. There's no notch on the display, and the phone has thick bezels. There is a fingerprint sensor on the Redmi 6 which the Galaxy M10 lacks.
Samsung Galaxy M10 is powered by in-house Exynos 7870 processor. The smartphone is backed by a 3,400mAh battery. Redmi 6 uses MediaTek's Helio P22 octa-core processor. It has a slightly smaller 3,000mAh battery.
In terms of storage, Galaxy M10 comes in two variants of 2GB RAM plus 16GB storage, and 3GB RAM plus 32GB storage. Redmi 6 is also offered in two variants of 3GB+32GB and 3GB+64GB.
On the software front, Galaxy M10 and Redmi 6 both run Android Oreo with custom UIs on top.
For photography, Galaxy M10 sports a dual-camera setup of 13-megapixel (f/1.9 aperture) and 5-megapixel ultra-wide angle sensor. There's a 5-megapixel selfie camera with f/2.0 aperture. Redmi 6 Pro's dual-camera module comprises 12-megapixel and 5-megapixel AI-based rear cameras. It also sports a 5-megapixel camera with f/2.2 aperture for selfies.
Samsung Galaxy M10 starts at ₹7,990 for the base model, and goes up to ₹8,990. Redmi 6 Pro is also priced in the same bracket with the base model retailing at ₹7,999. The 64GB storage variant of Redmi 6 Pro is priced at ₹8,499.
Galaxy M10 does have an advantage over the Redmi 6 with its display and design. However, both phones come pretty close in terms of specifications and features.