Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 mid-range Smartphone has been announced by the Smartphone giant, and it arrives with 6.3-inch FHD+ display, Snapdragon 660, 6GB RAM, and 48MP rear camera.
The era of 48-megapixels rear camera has begun, and this isn’t the first Smartphone to feature this unique feature. The smartphone sports a waterdrop-shaped notch, and dual rear camera setup with 4000mAh battery capacity.
It worthy to note that the Redmi Note 7 is the first smartphone to be launched after Xiaomi announced that Redmi would operate as an independent brand henceforth.
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Redmi Note 7 Specs
*. Display: 6.3-inch Full HD+ 19:5:9 2.5D curved glass display, 1500:1 contrast ratio, 450 nits brightness, 84% NTSC Color Gamut, Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection
*. Screen resolution: 2340 ×1080 pixels
*. Processor: Octa Core Snapdragon 660 14nm Mobile Platform (Quad 2.2GHz Kryo 260 + Quad 1.8GHz Kryo 260 CPUs)
*. GPU: Adreno 512
*. RAM: 3GB / 4GB / 6GB
*. Storage: 32GB and 64GB internal storage, expandable memory up to 256GB with microSD
*. OS: Android 9.0 (Pie) with MIUI 10
*. SIM: Hybrid Dual SIM (nano + nano / microSD)
– Back camera: 48MP rear camera with LED Flash, f/1.8 aperture, 0.8μm pixel size, PDAF, EIS, 5MP secondary camera
– Front camera: 13MP front-facing camera
*. Fingerprint sensor: Yes (back-mounted)
*. IR sensor: YES
*. Network and connectivity: 3.5mm audio jack, AK 98937 Smart PA, Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac (2.4 /5GHz) Bluetooth 5, GPS + GLONASS, and USB Type-C
*. Dimensions: 159.21 x 75.21 x 8.1mm
*. Weight: 186g
*. Sensors: Gyroscope, Accelerometer, Distance sensor, Electronic compass, Fingerprint sensor, Ambient light sensor, Vibration motor, and Infrared sensor.
*. Battery: 4000mAh (typical) capacity with Quick Charge 4
Design and Display
The phone packs a 6.3-inch Full HD+ 19:5:9 2.5D curved glass display waterdrop notch display with 1.95mm narrow bezels and a 2.5D glass protection up front and at the back as well.
It is a mid-range phone, but it comes with glass back with shiny gradient colors at the top and bottom. It also features fingerprint sensor scanner. It boasts of 84% screen-to-body ratio.
The Redmi Note 7 is available in different gradient colors options, Twilight Gold, Fantasy Blue, and Bright Black colors. Gradient colors is just the signature of Huawei.
Camera and Connectivity
Like other phones with 48-megapixels rear camera, the Redmi Note 7 comes with 1/2″ Samsung ISOCELL Bright GM1 sensor, f/1.8 aperture with four-in-one pixel binning to make an 12MP image with 1.6μm pixel.
While at the front, the Smartphone features a dual camera setup of 13-megapixels + 5-megapixel secondary camera for portrait shots and also comes with AI features.
The Redmi Note 7 was officially announced by Lei Jun, Xiaomi CEO, and the front cameras are enhanced with AI face unlock, AI smart beauty, AI single shot blur, front HDR, background blur, and more.
It packs a handful of network and connectivity, such as USB Type-C port, 3.5mm audio jack, 4G VoLTE, GPS, AGPS, GLONASS, Bluetooth v5, and Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n/ac.
Performance and Battery
The Redmi Note 7 is powered by a Octa Core Snapdragon 660 14nm Mobile Platform (Quad 2.2GHz Kryo 260 + Quad 1.8GHz Kryo 260 CPUs) with a GPU of Adreno 512.
While for the multitasking and smart switching of apps, the phone comes with 3GB / 4GB / 6GB RAM. And 32GB and 64GB internal storage, which is expandable memory up to 256GB with microSD
The Redmi Note 7 runs on Android 9.0 (Pie) out of the box with the company’s MIUI 10 on top. And it is fueled by a massive 4,000mAh battery with Quick Charge 4 support, USB-C port and 5V/2A charger.
According to Lei Jun, he said it will enable 9V/2A charging options from 0 to 100 in 1 hour 43 minutes. And boasts of 251 hours of standby time, 23 hours of talk time, 13 hours of video playback, and 7 hours of gaming.
Price of Redmi Note 7
The Redmi Note 7 price is out, and the mobile phone will begin its sales from January 15. You can purchase the mobile in Black, Blue and Purple colors:
a. The 3GB RAM + 32GB storage is priced at 999 yuan (US$ 147 / ₹ 10,390 approx.)
b. The 4GB RAM with 64GB storage goes for 1199 yuan (US$ 176 / ₹ 12,460 approx.)
c. While the 6GB RAM with 64GB storage costs 1399 yuan (US$ 205 / ₹ 14,540 approx.).
If you are in China, then you must be lucky, because it is available for pre-order order in China. Anyways, the company is providing 18 months warranty instead of regular 12 months.