Xiaomi’s Redmi 7 has been launched with 6.26-inch HD+ (720×1520 pixels) display, 4GB of RAM, 4,000mAh battery capacity, and powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 632 processor.
This is just another affordable Smartphone from Xiaomi, much like the Redmi Go in India. For reference purposes, the Redmi Go is also cheaper than the Nokia 1.
It is just an entry-level Smartphone, and the Redmi 7 is a lower-end version of the Redmi Note 7 Smartphone, which was launched few months ago.
To join the excessive competition, the mobile phone will definitely go up against the Oppo’s sub-brand Realme 3 Smartphone, which was unveiled recently.
Xiaomi Redmi 7 Specs
*. Display: 6.26-inch HD+ (720×1520 pixels) display along with a 19:9 aspect ratio, with Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection, and an 84-percent NTSC colour gamut.
*. SIM: Dual-SIM (Nano)
*. OS: Android 9 Pie with MIUI 10 on top
*. Processor: Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 632 SoC clocked at 1.8GHz
*. RAM: 2GB, 3GB, and 4GB RAM options
– Back camera: 12-megapixel primary sensor along with an f/2.2 lens and a 2-megapixel secondary sensor
– Front camera: 8-megapixel selfie camera with AI Smart Beauty, Selfie Timer
*. Face Unlock: YES
*. Fingerprint sensor: YES
*. Storage: 16GB, 32GB, and 64GB onboard storage options expandable up to 512GB via microSD card
*. Network and connectivity: 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth v4.2, GPS/ A-GPS, USB, Infrared (IR) blaster, and a 3.5mm headphone jack
*. Battery: 4,000mAh capacity with standard 10W charging
Design and Display
It is a budgeted Smartphone, you really don’t have to expect much from the mobile handset. You can find a peculiar and dazzling design.
The Redmi 7 sports a water-drop 6.26-inch LCD HD+ (720×1520 pixels) display along with a 19:9 aspect ratio, and arrives with a Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection, and 84-percent NTSC colour gamut.
Unlike the Redmi Go, the device comes with smaller bezels and a minimal chin at the bottom. And it also comes with a fingerprint sensor scanner at the back.
The phone comes in three different models, and available in in Dream Blue, Charm Night Red, and Bright Black colour options along with gradient and classic finishes.
Camera and Connectivity
The Redmi 7 comes with dual rear camera, and a single front facing selfie shooter, and the front and back cameras are enhanced with AI-features.
At the back of the handset, sit a dual camera which consists of 12-megapixel primary sensor along with an f/2.2 lens and a 2-megapixel secondary sensor.
While the water-drop notch display at the up front houses a 8-megapixel selfie camera, which packs AI Smart Beauty, Selfie Timer, and Face Unlock among others.
The Redmi 7 packs a lot of network and connectivity features, which includes 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth v4.2, GPS/ A-GPS, USB, Infrared (IR) blaster, and a 3.5mm headphone jack.
Performance and Battery
The mobile phone is powered by an Qualcomm Snapdragon 632 SoC, which runs at Octa-core 1.8GHz processor. And it is optimized for battery efficiency and faster performance
Like already aforementioned, the Redmi 7 is available in three different variant, there is the 2GB, 3GB, and 4GB RAM options.
But the internal storage options are only settled at 16GB, 32GB, and 64GB that all are expandable up to 512GB via a dedicated microSD card.
The phone is fueled by a 4,000mAh battery capacity with standard 10W charging, and comes with a P2i splash-resistant coating. It is a dual-SIM mobile handset. Redmi 7 runs Android 9 Pie with MIUI 10 on top.
Price of Redmi 7
The Redmi 7 2GB RAM + 16GB storage goes for 699 yuan ($105), while the 3GB/32GB variant slightly undercuts the equivalent Realme 3 at 799 yuan ($119) The premium top-notch model, 4GB RAM / 64GB is priced at CNY 999.
For the availability, the Redmi 7 phone will go on sale in China starting March 26, and its first sale round has been scheduled at 10am local time. But the India launch still remains a mystery.