Redmi has launched its much-teased Note 7 and Note 7 Pro smartphone in China. The Note 7 is the successor of last year’s Note 6 series. The smartphone is Redmi’s first launch after its split-off with Xiaomi. Note 7 comes with major upgrades over its predecessor including a 48-megapixel camera, which is also a first for Redmi.
The phone comes in with a glass-sandwich design and the branding on the back of the phone now reads ‘Redmi by Xiaomi’. Redmi Note 7 will be available in three variants and in spite of the 48-megapixel camera the price tag on this smartphone is aggressive.
The Redmi Note 7 base variant with 3GB RAM and 32GB internal storage is priced at 999Yuan(₹10,000 approx), while the 4GB RAM with 64GB of storage and 6GB RAM with 64 GB of storage is priced at 1199 Yuan(₹12,000 approx.) and 1399 Yuan(₹1400 approx.)
Xiaomi also announced a tunnel cover for the Redmi Note 7, which changes color if you look at it from different angles. The cover is priced at 29 Yuan (₹300 approx).
Redmi is also offering an 18-months warranty on its phone in China.
The Redmi Note 7 and the 7 Pro both have similar specifications except one key difference. The camera on the Note 7 Pro has Sony IMX586 sensor instead of the Samsung’s GM1 sensor on the Note 7.
The Redmi Note 7 is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 coupled with 3GB, 4GB, and 6GB of RAM, depending on the variant. The camera module at the back of device compromises of two sensors: a 48-megapixel with f/1.8 aperture coupled with a 5-megapixel for depth information. the front camera is a 13-megapixel sensor with AI features and portrait mode.
The battery on the device is 4000 mAh with a type-C port that supports Qualcomm’s QuickCharge 4.0.