10.or D vs Redmi 5A: After teasers and leaks, 10.or D has been launched in India with 4,999 Rs. of the price tag for the lower variant. The upper variant comes with 3GB of RAM with a price tag of 5,999 Rs. Amazon Prime member can get a 1-year of additional warranty. It will go on sale from 12 PM on 5th January 2018. The registration for the very first sale of this 10.or D is now available. The lower variant comes to compete with Xiaomi Redmi 5A that previously launched in India at around same price. Xiaomi called this Redmi 5A as ‘Desh Ka Smartphone’. Xiaomi Redmi 5A is available at 4,999 Rs. but after 1 million units, the price will be 5,999 Rs. You definitely have this confusion to buy one of these smartphones. Because both come with similar specifications and Price. Let’s compare these devices specification wise.
Specifications: – 10.or D vs Redmi 5A:
Compare 10.or D (Tenor D) Xiaomi Redmi 5A
Price 2GB + 16GB @4,999 Rs.
3GB + 32GB @5,999 Rs.
2GB + 16GB @Rs. 4,999/5,999 Rs.
Display 5.2-inch IPS LCD, 16:9 ratio, HD (720 x 1280 pixels) 5-inch IPS LCD, 16:9 ratio, HD (720 x 1280 pixels)
Operating System Android 7.1.2 Nougat with Stock UI Android 7.1.2 Nougat with MIUI 9.0
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 quad-core SoC
1.4 GHz Cortex-A53
Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 quad-core SoC
1.4 GHz Cortex-A53
RAM and Storage 2GB RAM + 16GB Storage,
microSD (Dedicated slot)
2GB RAM + 16GB Storage,
microSD (Dedicated slot)
Rear Camera 13MP single rear camera 13MP single rear camera
Front Camera 5MP Single front camera 5MP Single front camera
Battery 3,500 mAh battery 3000 mAh battery
Fast Charging No No
Fingerprint Yes, at Rear No
Display – 10.or D vs Redmi 5A:
The 10.or (Tenor) D comes with the 5.2 inches of HD (720×1280 Pixels) display. There is no word for protection on its display. On the other side, Xiaomi Redmi 5A comes with the smaller 5-inch IPS LCD display with HD (720×1280 pixels) resolution. There is no protection on display. In terms of resolution and pixel density, both devices are similar and really good in this price segment. But 10.or D has the larger display but the difference is not so huge. So we can say that both are similar in this part.
Software – 10.or D vs Redmi 5A:
10.or D runs Android Nougat 7.1.2 with a Stock UI on top. And the company also promised for the Oreo update. Redmi 5A also runs Android Nougat 7.1.2 but the UI is different here. It comes with company’s MIUI 9.0 with a lot of customizations like dual apps, app locker and so on. If you need a smartphone with almost stock UI then you should go for 10.or D. But if you are that type of person who loves to customize and always use different types of launchers then Redmi 5A is yours. What will be your choice? Stock UI or Custom UI? Let us know in the comments below.
Hardware – 10.or D vs Redmi 5A:
Both 10.or D and Redmi 5A are powered by the same Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 Quad-core SoC with 4-cores of 1.4 GHz Cortex-A53. Both come with the 2GB of RAM and 16GB of onboard storage. The higher variant of 10.or D features 3GB of RAM and 32GB of inbuilt storage. Both have Dedicated microSD slot where you can use your MicroSD card with 2 Sims at a time. In terms of hardware, both are exactly similar because both come with same CPU, GPU, RAM and inbuilt storage. You can get an idea that how competitive it will be.
Camera – 10.or D vs Redmi 5A:
In the budget segment, both offer 13-megapixel rear camera and 5-megapixel front camera. The LED flash is placed in the rear. Both devices can shoot videos up to 1080p @30fps (Frames per Second).
Battery – 10.or D vs Redmi 5A:
The key feature of this 10.or D is the battery. It brings the 3,500 mAh of non-removable battery that can deliver up to 70 hours of MP3 playback time, up to 25 hours of talk time and up to 10 hours on the Internet. Whereas, Xiaomi Redmi 5A sports 3000 mAh of battery. So, the 10.or D is the winner here theoretically. We have to check the battery back up on the 10.or D, so stay tuned for that.
Extra – 10.or D vs Redmi 5A:
The major difference is the Fingerprint Sensor. Because you can’t get a fingerprint sensor on the Redmi 5A. But 10.or D offers a reliable fingerprint scanner that can unlock your device in just 0.2 seconds. Really this is quite impressive. The 10.or D also sports the Dirac speakers that enhance the multimedia experience.
Conclusion – 10.or D vs Redmi 5A:
Both devices are really good in this price segment. And hats off to Tenor for giving us such value for money device. Other companies (accept Xiaomi 😆 ) should learn from this Tenor company. You know that we always give you our final words for any comparison. This article is to clear your doubts. Straightly, if you need a smartphone in this budget segment with a Fingerprint scanner, Stock UI, bigger screen, better battery back up then you should go for 10.or D. But if you love custom UI especially MIUI and if you love Xiaomi brand then go for Xiaomi Redmi 5A.
Our suggestion is to go for 10.or D.