Xiaomi unveils the new Redmi Note 7

Xiaomi unveils the new Redmi Note 7

It is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 SoC, which is an octa-core processor fabricated using 14nm process with Kryo 260 cores and Adreno 512 GPU.

Redmi Note 7 has a more colourful design as well, with tones of pink and purple, and a 2.5D curved glass at the back and front.

Unveiled by CEO Lei Jun, the new Redmi logo is a simple and minimalistic one - that simply says "Redmi by Xiaomi", so its evident that Xiaomi will still be in charge of future Redmi Phones. Xiaomi has not mentioned the specific fast charging technology in tow, but since the Redmi Note 7's chipset is the S660, it probably supports Qualcomm QC 4.0. that should fill it up in under two hours. But the device itself comes with a killer feature: a 48-megapixel camera on the back. The new Redmi Note 7 is the successor to the popular Redmi Note 6 (a.k.a Redmi Note 6 Pro).

Xiaomi is promising a lot with the new Redmi Note 7 camera, especially with the smart features on the 13MP front camera that lets you unlock the device with your face, and comes with things like portrait mode/bokeh effect.

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Talking about the pricing, the base variant of the Redmi Note 7 with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage is priced at CNY 999 (approx INR 9,999).

The Redmi Note 7 is Redmi's first phone since it became a standalone brand and also the first Xiaomi/Redmi phone with a 48MP camera but it won't be the last. Redmi Note 7, however, is a lot affordable smartphone.

Apparently, there will be a more powerful Redmi Note 7 Pro version, but it is still not clear what specifications will change. The storage space can be expanded further up to 256GB via microSD card.

The star of the show is arguably the rear camera setup, consisting of a 48MP f/1.8 main camera (Samsung GM1, 0.8 micron pixels) and a 5MP secondary shooter. External connectivity options include USB Type-C and a 3.5mm jack. The battery is 4000 mAh. The Redmi Note 7 is the only phone under Rs 10,000 with Snapdragon 660. Sadly, Xiaomi did not launch the Note 7 with 128GB of internal storage. Rs 10,200), the 4GB+64GB variant costs 1199 Yuan (approx.