Redmi Note 7 was launched in China in January, and has been teased to be coming to India soon. Xiaomi country head Manu Kumar Jain has been dropping hints as well, and recently the phone’s India colour options and RAM + storage models were also purportedly leaked. The smartphone is the first to launch after the Redmi sub-brand announcement by Xiaomi. The Redmi brand will focus on budget devices with competing specifications and will be available online-only. The Redmi Note 7 key highlights include a 48-megapixel rear sensor, a 4,000mAh battery, Snapdragon 660 processor, and 13-megapixel selfie sensor support. The phone also comes with a 6.3-inch full-HD+ display and up to 6GB of RAM.
Redmi Note 7 design, features
The Redmi Note 7 is touted to be a highly durable phone, and the CEO Liu Weibing has been indulging in various quirky tests to prove it. He has posted videos of him using the Redmi Note 7 as a chopping board, asked employees to jump on the phone to show off its tough exterior, and has even thrown it down a flight of stairs. The Redmi Note 7 features 2.5D glass protection up front and at the back
The Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 bears a waterdrop-shaped notch, a slight chin at the bottom of the display, a dual rear camera setup at the back, a rear fingerprint scanner, and a gradient back panel finish. The phone recently also got support for the Super Night Scene Camera mode that first arrived with the Mi Mix 3.
Redmi Note 7 specifications
Because the phone has already been announced in China, it is likely to arrive with the same hardware in India as well. The dual-SIM (Nano) Redmi Note 7 sports a 6.3-inch full-HD+ (1080×2340 pixels) LTPS display with 19.5:9 aspect ratio, Corning Gorilla Glass 5, and 2.5D curved glass protection. It is powered by the 2.2GHz Snapdragon 660 octa-core SoC paired with Adreno 512 graphics, and 3GB, 4GB, and 6GB RAM options. Internal storage is at 32GB and 64GB options with the option to expand further using a microSD card slot (up to 256GB).
Redmi Note 7 camera
As for optics, the Redmi Note 7 sports dual camera setup with one 48-megapixel Samsung GM1 sensor with f/1.8 aperture and another 5-megpapixel sensor. The cameras at the back get monochrome dual-LED flash support. Up front, there is a 13-megapixel selfie sensor as well.
Redmi Note 7 battery, other specifications
The Redmi Note 7 packs a 4,000mAh battery with Quick Charge 4 support. Connectivity options on the Redmi Note 7 include USB Type-C port, 3.5mm audio jack, 4G VoLTE, GPS, AGPS, GLONASS, Bluetooth v5, and Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n/ac. The Redmi Note 7 measures at 159.21×75.21×8.1mm and weighs 186 grams.