Quick, let’s play a game of “which Redmi is this”? Can you name, off the top of your head, what the Redmi Note 10S has going for it that’s different than all the other Redmi Note 10 series devices? No? Well, it’s the one with the MediaTek Helio G95 chipset, if that helps.
It became available last month in specific markets, and is going to be made official for India on May 13. Now just a few days before that, it’s receiving the update to MIUI 12.5. It’s still going to run Android 11, of course, just with the newer skin on top.
MIUI 12.5 was unveiled for international markets in February, following a December announcement for the Chinese market, and since then it’s slowly started to make its way to more and more Xiaomi and Redmi devices. The pace still isn’t very fast, but it should pick up over the next few weeks.
The builds that are on their way to the Redmi Note 10S are as follows: 184.108.40.206.RKLEUXM for Europe, 220.127.116.11.RKLMIXM for other global markets, and 18.104.22.168.RLLINXM for India. This will either be preinstalled on units that will go on sale in India, or will be presented as a day-one update once you take the phone out of the box.
In case you need a quick refresher, the Redmi Note 10S has a 6.43-inch 1080×2400 AMOLED touchscreen, 6/8 GB of RAM, 64/128GB of expandable storage, a quad rear camera setup (64 MP main, 8 MP ultrawide, 2 MP macro, 2 MP depth), a 13 MP selfie snapper, and a 5,000 mAh battery with 33W fast charging.