Redmi Note 7, Xiaomi’s first pocket-friendly smartphone under its new Redmi sub-brand has been getting a good rep since its launch. The brand zeroed in on what’s truly important—and that is to give consumers a gizmo that packs a clean, premium design and a powerful hardware that doesn’t break the bank. With that in mind, we give you a spec-by-spec rundown of Redmi Note 7:
Design & Construction
The Redmi Note 7 comes in three eye-catching gradient colors: Space Black, Neptune Blue, and Nebula Red—not hard to miss even from afar. Its 6.3-inch screen is big enough to stream videos and do graphics-heavy app work. One notable design feature is its 2.5D curved edge-to-edge glass; and both front and back part of the unit are coated with Corning Gorilla Glass 5 for extra layer of protection. The bezels are slimmer and utilized the usual waterdrop notch display where the front camera is also contained. Included also are the 3.5mm headphone jack at the top and USB Type-C port at the bottom.
Display & Multimedia
Videos and images come in full sharp detail with Redmi Note 7‘s 6.3-inch Full HD+ IPS LCD display with 1080 x 2340 pixels resolution and 409 ppi density. With these specs, colors aren’t overly saturated on screen and produces a vibrant contrast under sunlight. Its dedicated MIUI 10 interface lets users customize and tune out the display to their liking.
Software, Chipset, & Storage
Redmi Note 7 runs on Xiaomi’s MIUI 10 that’s based on Android 9 Pie; it also comes with Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 chipset and Adreno 512 GPU. With spec fixtures this big, users can expect improved screen recording and faster app management. Playing graphics-heavy games like PUBG without overheating or lagging is possible due to its mighty Adreno 512 GPU. Its SoC is backed by 3GB RAM + 32GB storage or the 4GB RAM + 64GB or 125GB storage variant; expandable to 256GB via microSD.
Another star feature on the Redmi Note 7 is its dual 48MP + 5MP rear camera setup. This amazing spec is usually reserved for high-tier smartphones, but Xiaomi defied expectations and made this available to the masses. The selfie camera is a single 13MP affair with a fixed focus set up. The recent OS update adds a low-light photo mode to the unit and its AI features not only capture “bokeh” images but also deliver great shots in both daylight and low light setting. Meanwhile, video recording is 1080p at 30/60/120 fps.
Redmi Note 7 features a non-removable 4000mAh battery with fast charging. It’s the first time Xiaomi has used a USB Type-C port on its budget range to facilitate charging. The battery up-time lasts well into the day to power simultaneous connectivity features including WiFi, Bluetooth, GPS, and Radio along with other common apps.
If it weren’t for the powerful hardware and the solid specs, Redmi Note 7 would be just like any other budget-tier smartphone. Its gradient glass build, improved camera, and longer battery life makes it unique in its own right. For its official pricing, check out the variants soon to be available in Xiaomi’s authorized stores below:
- 3GB RAM + 32GB storage – P7,990
- 4GB RAM + 64GB storage – P9,990
- 4GB RAM + 125GB storage – P11,490
|OS||MIUI 10 based on Android 9.0 Pie|
|Chipset||Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 MSM8956|
|Display||6.3in 1080 x 2340 IPS LCD; 19.5:9 aspect ratio, 409ppi; Corning Gorilla Glass 5|
|Rear Camera||48MP f/1.8 + 5MP|
|Front Camera||13MP f/1.8|
|Memory and Storage||3/4/6GB RAM; 32/64GB internal storage; microSD up to 256GB|
|Battery||4000mAh with Quick Charge|
|Dimensions||159.2 x 75.2 x 8.1mm|
|Connectivity||USB-C, 3.5mm jack, Bluetooth 5.0, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS|
|Sensors||Fingerprint sensor, Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope.|
|Colors||Solid Black; Gradient Blue; and Gradient Red|
|Networks||4G, 3G, 2G|
|SIM||dual Nano SIM|