Xiaomi's Redmi Note 7 coming to India soon

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24 Jan 2019

Redmi Note 7 with 48MP camera launching in India soon

Xiaomi will launch its all-new 48MP camera phone, the Redmi Note 7, in India soon.

Manu Kumar Jain, the company's India head, has teased the phone's launch as he took to Twitter, saying "Amazing #48MP is coming".

To recall, the Redmi Note 7 was recently launched in China at CNY 999 which is roughly Rs. 10,300 in India.

Here's everything to know.

Here's the official confirmation

From the grapevine

Xiaomi could also launch Redmi Note 7 Pro, Redmi Go

Xiaomi could also launch Redmi Note 7 Pro, Redmi Go

Recently, MySmartPrice claimed that Xiaomi will launch Redmi Note 7, Redmi Note 7 Pro and Redmi Go in India "before the end of the first quarter."

Redmi Note 7 Pro will be same as the Redmi Note 7 but with a 48MP Sony IMX586 sensor and Qualcomm Snapdragon 675 chipset.

Further, Redmi Go will pack entry-level internals, and run Android Pie Go Edition out-of-the-box.

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Design and display

Meanwhile, here's more about Redmi Note 7

Up front, the Redmi Note 7 sports an edge-to-edge display with a waterdrop notch on the top and a sizeable bottom bezel.

On the back, it has a glass-like chassis with gradient design, dual camera setup and a fingerprint scanner.

Further, the phone features a 6.3-inch full-HD+ notched display with a 19.5:9 aspect ratio, 450 nits brightness, and Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection.

Camera

The phone packs a lot of pixels for the pennies

The phone packs a lot of pixels for the pennies

The Redmi Note 7 comes with a dual rear camera setup comprising a 48MP Sony IMX586 sensor with f/1.8 aperture, paired with a 5MP depth sensor and LED flash.

Up front, the phone offers a 13MP selfie camera.

Moreover, we expect both the cameras to offer several AI-based features such as smart HDR and Portrait mode.

Internals

Under the hood

The Redmi Note 7 is powered by a 2.2GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 processor, paired with 3GB/4GB/6GB of RAM and 32GB/64GB of internal storage.

The phone runs Android Oreo-based MIUI 9 and packs a 4,000mAh battery with Quick Charge 4 support.

Further, it supports all the standard sensors and connectivity options including Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, USB Type-C port, headphone jack, dual-SIMs, and 4G VoLTE.

Bang for bucks

Expected India pricing of the upcoming Redmi smartphones

Expected India pricing of the upcoming Redmi smartphones

In China, the Redmi Note 7 starts at CNY 999 (approx. Rs. 10,300) for the 3GB/32GB model and goes up to CNY 1,399 (approx. Rs. 14,500) for the top-end 6GB/64GB variant.

Moreover, as per a recent leak, the Redmi Note 7 Pro will come at a starting price of CNY 1,499 (approx. Rs. 16,000).

Lastly, the Redmi Go should be priced around Rs. 5,000.

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