Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 Specifications, Review and Price

Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 Specifications, Review and Price

Xiaomi is officially in Nigeria with the launch of the Xiaomi Redmi Note 7. The device comes with an impressive 48MP camera, a Snapdragon 660 Chipset, 4,000mAh of battery and runs Android 9.0 Pie out of the box, with MIUI 10 on top of course. Best part? It costs just $150. Let’s get into the details.

Redmi was later last year announced to be a separate brand which makes the Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 to be the first in the Note series to carry the new banner. The new smartphone very much looks like the bigger version of the
Xiaomi Mi Play . In terms of specs, the smartphone fits perfectly in the mid-range category and has a 48MP rear camera as the highlight. Like the ones before it, the smartphone is priced in a way that gives it quite a good value for your money.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 Key Specs and Features

  • 6.3-inch, IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 1080 X 2340 pixels
  • Android 9.0 Pie
  • Octa-core Qualcomm
  • Snapdragon660 CPU and 3GB/4GB/6GB RAM
  • 32GB/64GB built-in storage space, up to 256GB with a memory card
  • Dual 48MP + 5MP rear camera and a 13MP front camera
  • 4G LTE
  • Fingerprint scanner (rear)
    4, 000mAh non-removable Li-Po battery

Design and Display

The design of the Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 is pretty simple. It features a massive 6.3-inch Full HD+ IPS display which is covered by a Corning Gorilla Glass 5 for screen protection with a water drop cut out/notch to house the front-facing camera. There is also a significant amount of chin at the bottom. At the back of the device are the usuals; a fingerprint sensor placed at the centre and a dual rear camera located at the top left side with an LED flash underneath. The volume buttons, as well as the power button, is located at the right side on while SIM and MicroSD card are at the left side. Overall, the device weighs just 186grams, measures 8.1mm in thickness and comes in colours Black, Blue and Twilight Gold. The Redmi brand is known to recycle design on its smartphones , in fact, the entire Xiaomi brand is known to do so. In all, the smartphone takes after others before it, with a similar design just different internals which makes it cheaper to make.

Nonetheless, the smartphone still looks good maintaining the nice gradient design. There are the bezel reduction all over the screen style and the circular notch at the top of the screen.

Battery and Camera

The past few generations of Redmi Note smartphones have maintained quite the same battery capacity.
A faily large 4, 000mAh capacity battery can be spotted on the smartphone which is quite enough for the proprietary till the end of the day timeline.
You’ve also got fast charge through the USB Type-C port on the smartphone smoothening the process.
For the photography part, the smartphone is spear headed by a 48MP main camera with f/1.8 aperture and a 0.8µm pixel size alongside a 5MP secondary sensor both on the rear side.
There are features like portrait mode, EIS, low light shot enhancement and slow-mo videos. Over to the other side, smartphone is equipped with a 13MP front camera for selfies.

Hardware and Software

Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 offers hardware upgrade from its predecessor. It is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 chipset clocked at up to 2.2GHz and built on 14nm technology. Graphics runs on Adreno 509 GPU.
The Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 comes in a number of variants. You’ve got a 3GB RAM version with 32GB ROM, a 4GB RAM model having 64GB or 128GB built-in storage space and a 6GB RAM and 64GB internal storage peak model. They all have support for expansion up to 256GB and as well as run on Android 9 Pie out of the box.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 Price and Availability

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 are available at leading online stores near you. Price starts around $190. Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 price in Nigeria is expected at 58,000 Naira, 66,900 Naira, and 75,500 Naira for the 3GB / 64GB, 4GB / 64GB, and 4GB / 128GB models respectively.

 

 

Reviewed by Mobankz

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