Xiaomi Redmi Note 7

The Redmi Note 7.

Xiaomi has just launched the latest devices from its Redmi sub-brand, the Redmi Note 7 and Redmi Note 7 Pro, in India. The new handsets will be available in India from March 6, arriving in a slew of configurations and price tiers to satisfy prospective purchasers.

Design-wise, the two handsets are very similar, with identical dimensions, weight, and display size. Inside, there are a couple of significant differences, though, chiefly in the chipset, RAM, and cameras. The Note 7 Pro comes with a Snapdragon 675 based on the 11 nanometer process, while the Redmi Note 7 has a 14 nanometer Snapdragon 660 chipset. The former is slightly faster and more efficient.

The Redmi Note 7.

The Pro model also offers more RAM and internal storage than the regular model, as well as stronger camera hardware. The Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 Pro has a 48MP + 5MP rear camera setup like the Redmi Note 7 has in China. However, the standard Redmi Note 7 in India comes with a 12MP + 2MP rear camera setup, so this unit is a slightly downgraded version of the Chinese variant.

Check out the specs table below for the full story.

 Redmi Note 7Redmi Note 7 Pro
Display6.3-inch IPS LCD
1080 x 2340 resolution
19.5:9 aspect ratio
~409 ppi
6.3-inch IPS LCD
1080 x 2340 resolution
~409 ppi
SoCQualcomm Snapdragon 660 (14 nm)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 675 (11 nm)
GPUAdreno 512Adreno 612
Expandable with microSD card up to 256GB
Expandable with microSD card up to 256GB
CamerasFront camera:

Rear camera:
1.25µm pixel size
2MP depth sensor
Front camera:
13MP, 1080p@30fps video recording

Rear camera:
48MP, f/1.8 aperture, 1.6µm 4-in-1 super pixel, PDAF
5MP depth sensor
f/2.4 aperture, 4K@30fps video recording,
Dual-LED flash, EIS
Quick Charge 4.0 support
Quick Charge 4.0 support
Headphone portYesYes
SoftwareAndroid 9.0 Pie with MIUI 10Android 9.0 Pie with MIUI 10
Dimensions and weight159.2 x 75.2 x 8.1mm
159.2 x 75.2 x 8.1mm
Price9,999 rupees (4GB + 64GB)
11,999 rupees (4GB + 64GB)
13,999 rupees (6GB + 64GB)
16,999 rupees (6GB + 128GB)

The Redmi Note 7 launches for 9,999 (~$140) rupees in India with 3GB RAM + 32GB ROM, or 11,999 rupees for the 4GB + 64GB model (~$169). The Redmi Note 7 Pro starts at 13,999 rupees (~$196) for the 4GB + 64GB model and costs 16,999 rupees (~$238) for the 6GB + 128GB version.

The first Redmi Note 7 flash sale is scheduled for March 6 while the Redmi Note Pro will first be available March 13. You can read our hands-on thoughts with the Chinese Redmi Note 7 model at the link (we haven’t spent any time with the Pro model yet), and look out for our full review coming sometime soon.

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