Redmi 7 has been launched in India at an event in New Delhi on Wednesday. The smartphone was first unveiled in China and now has made its way to India alongside Redmi Y3. Some of the key highlights of the device include Aura Smoke gradient design, Snapdragon 632 SoC, Corning Gorilla Glass, and a large 4000mAH battery. Notably, the smartphone is remarkably similar to Redmi Y3 in terms of specifications, except the selfie camera resolution. The Redmi 7 also comes with a different design.
The Redmi 7 has been launched in two variants: 2GB RAM with 32GB onboard storage and 3GB RAM with 32GB onboard storage. The 2GB RAM variant of the smartphone comes at a price of ₹7,999 while the 3GB RAM variant will be available for ₹8,999. It will be available in Comet Blue, Eclipse Black, and Lunar Red color options via Amazon India, Mi.com, and Mi Home stores starting from April 29. The smartphone is set to come to Mi Studio, Mi Stores, and preferred retail partners soon after.
Launch offers for the Redmi 7 include Jio Double Data for up to four years, and up to ₹2,400 cashback.
In terms of specifications, the Redmi 7 comes with a 6.26-inch HD+ (720×1520 pixels) display with a 19:9 aspect ratio, Corning Gorilla Glass protection, and an 84 percent NTSC color gamut. It is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 632 SoC, coupled with up to 3GB of RAM and 32GB of onboard storage.
In the optics department, the smartphone comes with a dual rear camera module compromising of a 12-megapixel primary sensor with f/2.2 lens and a 2-megapixel secondary depth sensor. The rear camera setup on the device supports phase detection autofocus (PDAF) and is accompanied by a dual-LED flash module. On the front, the Redmi 7 comes with an 8-megapixel selfie camera with AI portrait and AI Beautify 4.0 support.
The storage on the device is expandable up to 512GB using a microSD card. Connectivity options include 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth v4.2, GPS/ A-GPS, Micro-USB, Infrared (IR) blaster, and a 3.5mm headphone jack. There is also a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner.
All of this is backed up by a 4,000mAH battery.