Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 – The $150 Smartphone Features, Specifications

Redmi Note 7

The Redmi Note 7 is the successor to the Redmi Note 6. This is the first phone from Redmi as a standalone Xiaomi sub-brand. The Note 7 has been announced in China and it seems super interesting.

The big deal about this phone is the camera. Xiaomi has been focusing on the optics on the Redmi Note Series for a couple of generations now. The primary camera is a 48-megapixel sensor this is Samsung’s LGM1 and the pixel size is 0.8 microns. It comes with pixel billings so under low-light for pixels combined into one to make for a huge pixel size 1.6 microns and 12-megapixel shots. The company did mention that a Pro variant that should come with the Sony IMX 586 sensor. It’s the same sensor from the Honor View 20. Both these sensors are 48 megapixels. There is a secondary camera is a 5-megapixel depth sensor with all the AI functionality and software features.

The Redmi Note 7 gets a significant bump up and internals. We’ve got a Snapdragon 660 Chipset with 3,4 or 6 GB of RAM options. On the storage side, you get 32 or 64 GB options. This is a full-fledged Snapdragon 660 like the one we’ve seen on the Mi A2 which are clocked at up to 2.2 GHz each. The third major improvement is this phone comes with a USB – C connector.

The battery capacity has not been cut it’s still 4,000 mAh and this is something Xiaomi has been cutting down in the past with other lines of phones. There is support for Quick Charge 4. The fourth feature is the headphone jack. The company has put some extra effort into the sound department. There’s a custom dynamic gain control which should improve sound output via headphones and a customized micro speaker for louder and clearer sound via the loudspeaker. The Note 7 sports a 6.3-inched Full HD Plus Display with a tiny Dewdrop Notch. At the top, this holds a 13-megapixel selfie camera by the way the IR blaster has retained. The fingerprint sensor is present at the back now.

The company is now offering the Note 7 with an extended 18-month warranty. The most exciting part of this phone is the Redmi Note 7 starts at 999 Yuan that’s $150. At $150 you Snapdragon 660, Dewdrop Notch, Headphone Jack, Gorilla Glass 5, Bluetooth v5.0 and Gradient Back.

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