Xiaomi has just announced a new smartphone Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 in the Redmi Note series that is the successor to the last year’s Redmi Note 6. This new smartphone comes with the new “Redmi by Xiaomi” brand in China. It comes with a waterdrop notch display with 1.95mm narrow bezels with a glass back with gradient design. The Redmi Note 7 is priced at 999 yuan (around $147) for the 3GB RAM + 32GB inbuilt storage variant, 4GB RAM + 64GB inbuilt storage priced at 1199 yuan (around $176) and 6GB RAM + 64GB inbuilt storage variant priced at 1399 yuan (around $205). The device is currently available for pre-orders in China and will be available for sale from January 15th onwards with Black, Blue and Purple colour options. The company is also giving 1.5 years of warranty instead of regular 1-year warranty with this phone.
The Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 features a 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 and 2340 ×1080 pixels resolution and is powered by an octa-core Snapdragon 660 14nm Mobile Platform (Quad 2.2GHz Kryo 260 + Quad 1.8GHz Kryo 260 CPUs) with Adreno 512 GPU. It comes with multiple variants with 3GB LPDDR4x RAM + 32GB internal storage, 4GB / 6GB of LPDDR4x RAM + 64GB internal storage along with expandable storage up to 256GB with the help of a microSD card. It runs on the Android 9.0 (Pie) with MIUI 10 on top and comes with hybrid Dual SIM (nano + nano / microSD) slots.
It features a dual rear camera with a 48-megapixel camera with LED Flash, f/1.8 aperture, 0.8μm pixel size, PDAF, EIS along with a 5-megapixel secondary camera. It has a 13-megapixel front-facing camera available as well. It has a 4000mAh battery with Quick Charge 4 support and comes with connectivity options such as Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac (2.4 /5GHz) Bluetooth 5, GPS + GLONASS, USB Type-C, 3.5mm audio jack and audio features such as AK 98937 Smart PA. It has a fingerprint sensor on the rear side and also has an IR sensor. It measures 159.21 x 75.21 x 8.1mm and weight 186 grams.