Xiaomi sub-brand, Redmi, has launched the Redmi Note 7 Smartphone and it is just a blast. The Smartphone giant has taken its device to another eye-catching feature, it arrives with 6.3-inch, IPS 1080 x 2340 p, 409 PPI, an FHD+ display, Snapdragon 660, 3GB, 4GB, 6GB RAM variants, and 48MP + 5mp rear camera.
This is amazing and a nice step by Redmi and this isn’t the first Smartphone to have this unique feature. The smartphone has a waterdrop shaped notch and dual rear camera setup. It has a 4000mAh battery capacity like Huawei Y7 prime 2019, Infinix Hot 7.
Redmi has made the note 7 it’s first launched device after the announcement by Xiaomi that it would operate on its own as an independent brand.
There are good things to check out here, as it is very affordable despite all of its massive features.
Redmi Note 7 Key Specifications
- 6.3-inch Full HD+ 19:5:9 2.5D curved glass display, 1500:1 contrast ratio, 450 nits brightness, 84% NTSC Color Gamut, Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection
- 2340 ×1080 pixels
- 159.21 x 75.21 x 8.1mm dimension
- Octa-Core Snapdragon 660 14nm, (Quad 2.2GHz Kryo 260 + Quad 1.8GHz Kryo 260 CPUs)
- Adreno 512 graphics processor
- 3GB / 4GB / 6GB RAM
- 32GB, 64GB and 128GB internal storage, expandable memory up to 256GB with microSD
- Android 9.0 (Pie) with MIUI 11
- Hybrid Dual SIM (nano + nano / microSD)
- Back camera: 48MP with LED Flash, f/1.8 aperture, 0.8μm pixel size, PDAF, EIS, 5MP secondary camera
- Front camera: 13MP front-facing camera
- Fingerprint sensor rear-mounted
- Face unlock
- 4000mAh with Quick Charge
Design and Display
The Xiaomi sub-brand in its debut smartphone has a 6.3-inch Full HD+ 19:5:9 2.5D curved glass display, waterdrop notch display with 1.95mm narrow bezels and a 2.5D glass protection upfront and at the back as well.
The Redmi Note 7 comes in three official different colours, purple, blue, and black, when available, Blue, Black, Twilight Gold, White will be up for grab.
It also has an 84% body to screen ratio, adding to its glory is the gradient glass back finish.
Camera and Connectivity
The Redmi Note 7 camera has a 48-megapixels at its back, it also has Samsung ISOCELL Bright GM1 sensor, f/1.8 aperture with four-in-one pixels, that is 12-megapixel and another 5-megapixel sensor. The 48 megapixels is a binned four 12 megapixels to one, the aim is to achieve noise-free pictures.
The cameras at the back have monochrome dual-LED flash support, PDAF, it is powered with an AI software that features portrait mode, background blur, HDR, night scene mode, EIS, 1080p video recording.
At the front of Redmi Note 7, there is a 13-megapixel selfie sensor as well with features like AI face unlock, AI smart beauty, AI single shot blur, front HDR, background blur.
The Redmi Note 7 packs a handful of network and connectivity, such as USB Type-C port same in Galaxy A70, 3.5mm audio jack, 4G VoLTE, GPS, AGPS, GLONASS, Bluetooth v5, and Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n/ac.
Battery and Performance
According to Lei Jun, he said it will enable 5V/2A charging options from 0 to 100 in 1 hour 43 minutes. And boasts of 251 hours of standby time, 23 hours of talk time, 13 hours of video playback, and 7 hours of gaming. 4,000mAh battery with Quick Charge 4 support, USB-C port. Redmi Note 7 has the same battery capacity with low budget Redmi 7A, though both devices have different optimization.
The Redmi Note 7 is powered by an Octa-Core Snapdragon 660 14nm Mobile Platform (Quad 2.2GHz Kryo 260 + Quad 1.8GHz Kryo 260 CPUs) with a GPU of Adreno 512.
The Redmi phone comes with ram variant of 3GB / 4GB / 6GB RAM. And 32GB and 64GB internal storage, which is expandable memory up to 256GB with microSD
Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 Specifications and Price
- Price: NGN 70,000
- Launch: January 2019
- Brand: Redmi
Design & Display
- Colours: Blue, Black, Twilight Gold, White
- Dimension: 159.2 x 75.2 x 8.1 mm
- Display: IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colours, 6.3 inches, 81.4% screen to body ratio
- Density: 409 PPI
- Foldable: No
- Screen Protection: Corning ️Gorilla ️Glass 5
- Screen Resolution: 1080 x 2340 pixels, 19.5:9 aspect ratio
- Weight: 186g
Camera & Software
- Camera Type: Dual
- Rear Camera: 48MP + 5MP f/1.8 aperture (1.6μm)
- Rear Camera Features: AI, PDAF, night photography
AI portrait mode, background blurring, Low light enhancement, HDR, Video stabilization, Panorama mode, Face recognition
- Scene Optimizer: Yes
- AR Emoji: No
- Video: 1030@120/60/30fps
- Front Camera: 13 MP, f/2.0
- Front Camera Features: AI portrait mode, background blurring, AI Beautify, Face recognition, Selfie timer, HDR
- Video: 1030@30fps
- OS: Android 9 Pie, MIUI 11
- Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 (14 nm), Octa-core 4 x 2.2 GHz Kryo 260 Gold & 4 x 1.8 GHz Kryo 260 Silver
- GPU: Adreno 512
- Memory: 3/4GB
- Storage: 32/64/128GB
- SD Card Support: Yes up to 256GB
Network & Connectivity
- 2G GSM: GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
- 2G CDMA 1X: Yes
- 3G: HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
- 3G CDMA EVDO: Yes
- 4G LTE: LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800), 28(700), 38(2600), 40(2300)
- 5G: No
- GPRS: Yes
- EDGE: Yes
- HSPA+: Yes
- Bluetooth: Yes v5.0
- Infrared Blaster: Yes
- NFC: No
- WLAN: 802.11a/b/g/n/ac
- Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
- SIM: Dual SIM
- USB Port: USB Type-C
- Music Player: Yes
- Video Player: Yes
- FM Radio: Yes
- Loudspeaker: Yes
- 3.5mm Jack: Yes
- Accelerometer: Yes
- Barometer: Yes
- Digital Compass: Yes
- Face Unlock: Yes
- Fingerprint Sensor: Yes Rear mounted
- Gesture Control: Yes
- Gyroscope: Yes
- Heart Rate Monitor: No
- Light Sensor: Yes
- Pedometer: Yes
- Proximity Sensor: Yes
- Voice Control: Yes
- Battery: 4000mAh Li-Po Non-Removable battery
- Talktime: 25 hours
- Standby Time: 108 hours
- Fast Charging: 18W Fast charger
- Active Noise Cancellation: Yes
- Wireless Charging: No
- Water Resistant: No
- Dust Resistant: No
- Image Editor: Yes
- Video Editor: Yes
- Document Viewer: Yes
- Document Editor: Yes
- Video Streaming: Yes
In The Box
- Redmi Note 7
- 5V/2A charger
- USB Type-C cable
- SIM eject tool
- User guide
- Clear soft case
- Warranty card
Price of Redmi Note 7
The Redmi Note 7 price is out, and it started selling from January 15, 2019. You can purchase the mobile in all colours of Black, Blue and Purple.
The 3GB RAM + 32GB storage is priced at US$ 147 / ₹ 10,390/ 55,000 naira, approx.
The 4GB RAM with 64GB storage goes for US$ 176 / ₹ 12,460/ 65,000 naira, approx.
While the 6GB RAM with 64GB storage costs US$ 205 / ₹ 14,540/ 76,000 naira, approx.
It’s sad to know that Redmi has a different camera sensor in Note 7 and pro versions but in all, you still get an affordable device with super design, 48mp camera.
If you are in China, then you must be lucky, because it is available for pre-order order in China. Anyways, the company is providing 18 months warranty instead of a regular 12 months.
Now, if you are in Nigeria or any African countries, you can order yours from Jumia.