Barely months after the arrival of Redmi Note 6 series, this newest offering manifests the aggressive strategy opted by the Chinese giant. The bid to perpetuate the competition out of the water and obliterate the rival devices within the segment is a spellbound attempt to monopolize the Indian smartphone market. However, this attempt is met with a great amount of enthusiasm and zeal as Indians laud the company’s effort to promote Make in India.
The company just took the drapes off their newest offering called the Redmi Note 7 and Redmi Note 7 Pro. Xiaomi bifurcated the new Redmi Note 7 under the Redmi sub-brand this time around.
The purported 48MP + 5MP camera comes in the Redmi Note 7 Pro while the Note 7 settles for the default 12MP + 2MP camera unit. Front comes with a 13MP camera with AI Scene detection and portrait mode.
Xiaomi envisioned a specified target audience for its new Redmi Note 7 as they refreshed the entire design paradigm and revitalized its core essentials. The design looks fresh with some eye-catching gradient schemes. Front is flanked by a 6.3-inch Full HD+ LCD 2.5D curved glass that comes with a new Gorilla glass 5. Performance is top notch as the Redmi Note 7 is powered by the Snapdragon 660 chipset. Storage options include a 4GB + 64GB or a 3GB + 32 GB. Other specs include a 4,000mAh battery with USB Type-C connectivity and a much needed IR Blaster on top. The Redmi Note 7 ships with Android 9 out of the box with company’s proprietary MIUI 10 on top.
Redmi Note 7 will come in 3 color variants: Ruby Red, Onix Black, and Sapphire Blue.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 Pro
Xiaomi has introduced a so called Aura design language which comes through a 6.3-inch FHD+ Dot Notch LTPS in-cell display. At 1.9 mm, bezels are kept to bare minimal to deliver an immersive experience while both front and back sports the latest Gorilla Glass 5 protection. Xiaomi claims to have included the most expensive LCD display in the making of the new Note 7 Pro.
The most anticipate highlights of Redmi Note 7 Pro include a blazingly fast Qualcomm Snapdragon 675 SoC paired with Adreno 612 GPU which Xiaomi claims is a 155 percent bump over the older generation. Camera is something Xiaomi is emphasizing a lot on, as it comes with the best-in-class 48MP Sony IMX586 sensor which outclasses the flagships by a considerable margin. Battery unit include a 4,000 mAh power pack with support for Quick Charge 4, which delivers a gaming time of over 8 hours. Redmi Note 7 Pro is the first Redmi series device to feature a full-fledged USB-C port. Additional features include a 3.5 mm headphone jack and a must needed IR blaster.
Color options include an array of gradient finishes such as Neptune Blue, Nebula Red and Space Black.
Pricing and Availability:
- Redmi Note 7 Pro: 4GB + 64GB – Rs. 13,999 ; 6GB + 128 GB – Rs. 16,999
- Redmi Note 7: 3GB + 32GB – Rs. 9,999; 4GB + 64 GB – Rs. 11,999
- Redmi Note 7: 6th March – First sale 12 Noon on Mi.com, Mi Home, and Flipkart
- Redmi Note 7 Pro: 13th March – First sale 12 Noon on Mi.com, Mi Home, and Flipkart
That’s not all, Xiaomi also released two products:
- Mi Sports Bluetooth Headset: In-ear Bluetooth earphones with splash proof resistance, 9 hours battery life and Google AI integrated. Priced at Rs 1,499
- Mi LED 4A PRO TV (32-inch) launched at Rs 12,999. Available on 7th March.