Redmi, a newly formed independent brand of Xioami, launched its budget phone — Redmi Note 7 last week. The phone went on sale in China Presently for the first time and was sold out within 8 minutes and 36 seconds.
The upcoming sale of the Redmi Note 7 will presently take place on 18th January at 10:00 AM. As for the pricing, the 3GB RAM + 32GB memory costs 999 Yuan (approx. $147), 4GB RAM + 64GB memory model costs 1,199 Yuan (approx. $177) whereas the top-end model with 6GB RAM + 64GB storage is priced at 1,399 Yuan (approx. $206).
Xiaomi had stopped taking pre-orders just when 2 days of going live and were opened last day for just 20 minutes. Explaining the move stop taking pre-orders, Xiaomi CEO said that it exceeded the company’s expectations and to make sure that individuals who pre-orders obtain the item, they have to take such move.
As said, this is the initially smartphone launched by Redmi as an independent brand. Unlike its predecessors, the Redmi Note 7 comes with a high quality glass body and a massive screen-to-body ratio thanks to the waterdrop notch screen.
The smartphone options a 6.3-inch Full HD+ screen with 2340 x 1080 pixels panel resolution and 19.5:9 aspect ratio. The screen carries support for 450-nits brightness, 1,500:1 contrast ratio, sun legibility, and eye protection mode.
Under the hood, the product is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 octa-core chipset with 3GB/4GB/6GB RAM and 32GB/64GB internal storage. It moreover comes with a dedicated microSD card tray allowing users to expand the storage capacity.
Redmi has focused on promoting a high quality photography performance with this budget smartphone. The product comes with an f/1.8 aperture 48-megapixel primary camera sensor and a 5-megapixel secondary camera with artificial intelligence tech.
On the front side, there’s a 13-megapixel digital camera housed in the panel notch. It is moreover equipped with attributes which includes AI Smart Beauty and AI face unlock. The Redmi Note 7 is equipped with a 3.5mm audio jack and options an infrared blaster what makes it possible to use it as a remote control. A fingerprint sensor resides of the backside of the smartphone.
As for the software, the phone is operating Android 9 Pie-based MIUI 10 out-of-the-box. The smartphone is powered by a 4,000mAh battery with support for Quick Charge 4.0 quick charging technology. With an 18W fast charger, the smartphone could be fully charged in just 1 hour and 43 minutes.