Redmi 7, Redmi Note 7 and Redmi Note 7 Pro launch in China Today. The Redmi 7, the next budget smartphone in Xiaomi’s lineup. Redmi 7 becoming the most affordable phone in the newly separated sub-brand.
Redmi 7 has a 6.26” LCD HD+ resolution display. It has a 19:9 aspect ratio dot notch display. The smartphone also scores well on the durability front, thanks to the Gorilla Glass 5 protection above the screen. And the P2i liquid-repellant nano-coating for resistance against water splashes. Along with the glossy black finish, the smartphone is available in two different choices for color gradients – blue and red.
It’s powered by a Snapdragon 632 with eight CPU cores, clocked at 1.8 GHz. It will be available in three different RAM and storage variants – 2GB RAM with 16GB of storage, 3GB RAM with 32GB of storage, and 4GB RAM with 64GB of storage. Previously Redmi 6 has Helio P22 processor.
The dual camera on the back is 12 MP + 2 MP. It uses the same camera sensor as the Mi 6 – Xiaomi’s flagship from 2017. On the front, the Redmi 7 features an 8MP camera for selfies. This camera comes with an AI beauty mode and also supports face unlock.
The phone packs an ample 4,000 mAh battery with standard 10W charging, plenty of AI features and MIUI 10, based on Android 9 Pie out of the box. The Redmi 7 comes with multiple connectivity options including 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, a 3.5mm headphone jack, GPS, and an IR blaster.
The 2GB+16GB variant is price at 699 yuan ($105 or ₹7,150), the 3GB+32GB version at 799 yuan ($120 or ₹8,200) and the 4GB+64GB one for 999 yuan ($150 or ₹10,200). As for the availability of the Redmi 7, the device will be available in China starting March 26 but there is no word on its availability in other markets including India yet.