The Redmi 7 has been launched in India, about a month after it was announced in China. The phone sits between the entry level and mid-range series, making it a good choice for people on a budget.
The phone runs on MIUI 10 based on Android 9 Pie and features a 6.26-inches HD+ dot notch display which is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 5.
The Redmi 7 is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 632 processor. This is the first phone in the Redmi series (non-Note device) to use a Snapdragon 600 series. The CPU is paired with 3GB/4GB of RAM and 32GB/64GB of internal storage. There is a dedicated microSD card in the phone (unlike the Chinese variant).
In the camera department, the Redmi 7 is equipped with dual cameras comprising of a 12MP primary lens with an f/2.2 aperture, a 2MP secondary lens. The selfie lens on the device is an 8MP camera.
The Redmi 7 has a rear placed fingerprint scanner, a 3.5mm headphone jack, and a micro-USB port to charge the 4,000 mAh battery.
Redmi 7 Tech Specs
- Display: 6.26-inches, HD+, 1520 x 720 pixels, 269 PPI, waterdrop notch, 19:9 aspect ratio, 84% NTSC Color Gamut, 1500:1 Contrast Ratio, Corning Gorilla Glass 5, 450 nits brightness
- Operating System: MIUI 10 based on Android 9 Pie
- Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 632
- Memory: 3GB/4GB RAM
- Storage: 32GB/64GB + up to 512GB via dedicated microSD card
- Rear Cameras: 12MP f/2.2 aperture + 2MP, LED Flash
- Selfie Camera: 8MP
- Battery: 4000 mAh, 44W Flash Charging
- Connectivity: Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n 2.4GHz, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS/AGPS/GLONASS/Beidou, Micro USB. 3.5mm headphone jack, IR Blaster, Dual SIM Dual VoLTE
- Sensor: Accelerometer, Distance sensor, Electronic compass, Ambient light sensor, Vibration motor, Infrared sensor
- Security: Fingerprint Scanner
- Misc: P2i nano-coating (Splash proof)
- Dimensions: 158.73 x 75.58 x 8.47 mm
- Weight: 180g
Redmi 7 price in India
The Redmi 7 price in India starts at Rs. 7,999 for the 3GB model while the 4GB variant carries a price tag of Rs. 8,999. The device comes in 3 colours: Lunar Red, Comet Blue and Eclipse Black. The first sale of the phone starts at 2 noon on 29th April 2019 at Mi.com, Mi Home Amazon.
The Redmi Y3 was also launched alongside the Redmi 7, check it out too.