Xiaomi has finally unveiled its latest budget offering – the Redmi 7 today. There were few leaks and speculations in the past few weeks, thanks to the device making its way to TENAA. The device is the successor of the Redmi 6 which got launched earlier last year.
Coming to the specifications, the device flaunts a tall 6.26-inch HD+ display which is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 5. There is a water drop shaped notch on top of the device which houses the camera sensor which brings the aspect ratio to 19:9.
Under the hood, the Redmi 7 is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 632 chipset. There will be three variants for the device – 2 GB RAM with 16 GB of internal storage, 3 GB RAM with 32 GB of internal storage, 4 GB RAM with 64 GB of internal storage.
In terms of optics, there is a dual 12 MP + 2 MP rear camera setup. The sensor used is the same as the one the brand used for its old flagship Mi6. The camera also incorporates AI capabilities. On the front, there is an 8 MP camera. The fingerprint scanner is mounted on the rear side of the handset.
The device draws juice from a massive 4,000 mAh battery with support for fast charging up to 10 W. All the usual connectivity options like 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, a 3.5mm headphone jack, GPS, IR blaster are present. The rear has a glossy finish and will be available to buy in Blue and Red gradient variants.
In terms of pricing, the base model with 2 GB RAM and 16 GB internal storage is priced at 699 Yuan (Rs.7,150), while the 3 GB RAM +32 GB internal storage version is available at 799 Yuan (Rs.8,200) and the higher model with 4 GB RAM + 64 GB internal storage will retail at 999 yuan (Rs.10,200). The device will be available to buy in China starting March 26 and should be available in other markets soon.
Xiaomi Redmi 7 Specifications
- 6.26-inch HD+ display
- 19:9 aspect ratio
Snapdragon 632 chipset
- 2/3/4 GB RAM
- 16/32/64 GB internal storage
- 12 MP + 2 MP dual rear cameras
- 8 MP front camera
- 4,000 mAh battery with 10 W fast charging