Redmi Note 7 Expected India Launch Date, Price
Xiaomi has launched the Redmi Note 7 in the Chinese market on 11 January 2019. The exciting news is that the brand CEO has confirmed that it will launch in India on 28th February 2019.
As per a discussion with Xiaomi CEO (Mr. Manu Kumar Jain), the company is planning to launch the 48 MP camera phone in India soon.
Mi Fans, mark the date! RT & spread the word if you want to own this beast.
— Manu Kumar Jain (@manukumarjain) February 14, 2019
The current mid-ranger Redmi Note 6 Pro is not too old and was launched in November 2018. It is possible that it will get succeeded in just 4 months of launch.
Since the launch of Note 7 in China in January, we expect 2 months timeline for the brand to bring the new mid-range monster to India.
Considering the record the, Indian version is going to be the same as what the company has launched in the Chinese market. We can expect Xiaomi to introduce the new Note 7 Pro in India between 11K to 16k depending on the variant.
Expected Price in India
The phone is launched in China for CNY 999 for the 3 GB Ram and 32 GB storage variant. The 64 GB / 4GB ram version costs Rs. 12,499 and the highest variant with 6 GB Ram /64 GB storage are available for Rs. 14,499 in China so far.
Pricing in India is going to be similar but can be higher by Rs. 500 to Rs. 1000 for each version.
Notably, the Redmi Note 7 goes on sale starting 15th January in the country and is available in Gold, Blue, and Black color options.
Highlight Features for Xiaomi Redmi Note 7
- 6.3 Inch FHD+ Water Drop Notch display.
- 48 Mega Pixel Rear Camera
- Qualcomm Snapdragon 660.
Key Specs and Details – Redmi Note 7
The new Note 7 comes with an impressive 48 Megapixel rear camera that uses the Samsung GM1 sensor and has a wide f/1.8 aperture. It is one of the highest Megapixel lenses we have seen on any Xiaomi phone.
Moreover, Huawei is launching the View 20 in India soon with a similar 48 Megapixel rear camera. There is a secondary 5 Megapixel rear camera at the back that allows users to click portrait shots with excellent edge detection.
Additionally, the rear camera comes with Night scene, HDR, EIS, and 1080P videos support. Aforementioned, at the front there is a waterdrop notch that houses the 13-megapixel selfie camera that can click portrait shots using software enhancements and improve selfies with AI.
Notably, the current Redmi Note 6 Pro comes with Dual front cameras and has a large notch.
Display and Performance
The device comes with a 6.3 Inch Full HD+ (2340*1080) pixels display with 19.5:9 aspect ratio. The display has 84% NTSC color gamut, 450 nits maximum brightness, and even has the impressive Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection.
The phone runs on the Android 9.0 Pie and has the MIUI 10 skin out of the box.
Powering the device is the blazing fast Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 Processor with a maximum clock speed of 2.2 GHz, and has Adreno 512 GPU to take care of gaming needs.
The SD 660 is an excellent processor and is slightly more powerful in comparison to the SD 636 used in the Redmi Note 6 Pro.
Aforementioned, we get 3 GB, 4 GB, 6 GB ram and 32/64 GB internal storage depending on the variant. The storage is expandable upto 256 GB using the micro-sd card slot.
Note 7 comes with a dedicated micro-sd card slot to ensure you can use two sim cards and a micro-sd card simultaneously.
Battery Life and Connectivity
Further, the Redmi Note 7 carries the legacy of the previous generations and comes with a massive 4000 mAH capacity battery. The cherry on the cake is the presence of Quick Charge 4.0 support to ensure rapid charging.
It is not clear if Xiaomi will be shipping the Note 7 with a fast charger in the box or buyers will have to purchase it separately, as was the case with the Mi A2.
The Redmi Note 7 comes with Dual sim support and has Dual 4G Volte support to work with JIO or any other operator sim-card. Another great thing is that it comes with the USB Type C Port, and even has the 3.5 mm headphone jack.
What’s more, there is Bluetooth 5.0 support, WIFI 2.4 GHz and 5.0 GHz support as well. The phone comes with a fingerprint reader at the back and even has the fac-unlocking support.
Lastly, the phone measures 8.1 mm in thickness and weighs 181 grams. A bit bulky, but considering the battery size we don’t mind the additional weight.
Overall, the Redmi Note 7 looks stellar, has the performance chops of a ninja and is as pocket-friendly as other Xiaomi phones. It is bound to be super successful when it arrives in India.
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