The Redmi Note 7 that has gone formal in China today is the initially cameraphone whenever the separation of Redmi brand from its parent company Xiaomi. Last year, Xiaomi had launched the Redmi 6A, Redmi 6 and Redmi 6 Pro phones in China, however it had skipped the Redmi Note 6 handset probably due to the fact it featured exact specifications as the Redmi Note 5 cameraphone. Unlike the Note series predecessor models, the Redmi Note 7 has came with a premium glass body. It offers an impressive panel space through its waterdrop notch panel. Moreover, the smartphone is equipped with a 48-megapixel rear camera.
Design and Panel
The glass-bodied Redmi Note 7 measures 159.21 x 75.21 x 8.1mm. Redmi claims that the Note 7 attributes a “rock solid and diamond-like” durable body. The smartphone is fitted with 2.5D Corning Gorilla 5 glass panels with more 0.8mm thickness on its front and rear. To protect it from breaking simply, the company has strengthened its four corners and the “microcrack” edge polishing process has increased the sturdiness of the device. Hence, the drop protection overall performance of the glass build of the Note 7 is four times stronger than competing glass.
The Note 7 is the initial dustproof and water-resistant Redmi cameraphone. But, the manufacturer did not confirm on the IP rating of the smartphone at its release. The buttons and ports of the cameraphone have been very treated to protect it from water damage. It is the first Redmi cameraphone to come in attractive color gradient choices.
The 6.3-inch panel of the Redmi Note 7 produces 19.5:9 aspect ratio and full HD+ resolution of 2340 x 1080 pixels. The display carries support for 450-nits brightness, 1,500:1 contrast ratio, sun legibility and eye protection mode. The dimensions of its side bezels is reduced to 1.95mm. Also, the chin of the gadget is not peculiarly thick.
The Snapdragon 660 chipset from last year is the driving force of the Redmi Note 7. The smartphone comes in 32 GB and 64 GB storage choices. Both models are equipped with up to 6 GB of RAM. At the release event, Redmi compared the experience prowess of the smartphone with OPPO K1. It revealed that the Snapdragon 660 powered Note 7 scored 144,599 on AnTuTu benchmarks whereas the OPPO K1 and Vivo X23 driven by the exact SoC respectively scored 133,961 and 128,616. Redmi claims that the Note 7 even outscored the Kirin 710 powered Honor 8X smartphone in AnTuTu benchmarks.
The Redmi Note 7 has a dedicated microSD card slot for expanding its storage. The most recent MIUI 10 based Android 9 Pie Operation system ships preloaded on the Redmi Note 7. There is a 4,000mAh unveield indoor the smartphone. The Note 7 is In addition the initially Redmi phone to come equipped with USB-C port for Quick Charge 4.0. It takes about 2 hours and 5 minutes to charge it with a standard 10W charger that ships included with the smartphone. But, the 18W fast charger that could be purchased separately will allow the cameraphone to charge to the full in just 1 hour and 43 minutes.
Cameras and Other Attributes
Photography is one of the key attributes of the Redmi Note 7 due to the fact it is equipped with f/1.8 aperture 48-megapixel + 5-megapixel AI dual camera setup. Redmi has used Samsung ISOCELL GM1 48-megapixel Ultra Very clear scanner as the primary sensor. The manufacturer claims with the help of the Samsung lens, the Redmi Note 7 could capture poster-level HD photos. Also, it could shoot incredible pics in low-light conditions by combing 4 pixels into one large pixel.
Sitting indoor the frontal notch of the Redmi Note 7 is a 13-megapixel digital camera that has a large pixel of 1.6micron. It is equipped with features such as AI Smart Beauty and AI face unlock. The Redmi Note 7 is equipped with a 3.5mm audio jack and it moreover features an infrared blaster what makes it possible to use it as a remote control. A fingerprint scanner resides of the backside of the cameraphone.
Price tag and Launch Date
Below are the color versions and pricing of the different versions of the Redmi Note 7:
3 GB RAM + 32 GB memory – 999 Yuan (~$147)
4 GB RAM + 64 GB storage – 1,199 Yuan (~$177)
6 GB RAM + 64 GB storage – 1,399 Yuan (~$206)
It can be bought in Black and color gradient editions of Blue and Red. The cameraphone comes with a free protective cover. The manufacturer is Additionally selling trendy cover with random holes on it for heat dissipation only for 29 Yuan (~$4). The Chinese company is Furthermore offering 18 months of warranty for the buyers of Redmi Note 7.
Lastly, Redmi has uncovered that there will be a Sony IMX586 48-megapixel camera edition of the Redmi Note 7 coming in the near future. This smartphone will be hitting the market as Redmi Note 7 Pro.