Redmi 7 to reportedly launch in India later this month

Last month, at a launch event in China, Redmi announced its latest budget smartphone — Redmi 7. This was the newly independent company’s fourth smartphone. Now, the company is all set to launch the smartphone in the Indian markets.

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According to the report, the Redmi 7 smartphone will be launched in India later this month but the exact timeline is not yet known. Later, the company is also expected to launch two more devices — Redmi Y3 and Redmi 7A, which haven’t made their debut yet.

The Redmi 7 has already been launched in China where it comes in three variants — 2 GB RAM, 3 GB RAM, and 4 GB RAM, priced at ¥699 (~$104), ¥799 (~$119), and ¥999 (~$149) respectively. The phone is expected to be priced similarly in India.

Coming to the specifications, the smartphone features a 6.26-inch HD+ waterdrop display and is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 632 octa-core processor. It comes with a dual rear camera setup, consisting of a 12 MP primary sensor and a 2 MP front-facing snapper with an LED flash and several AI-based features.

On the front side, it comes with an 8 MP AI-powered shooter. The device runs Android 9 Pie OS with MIUI 10 out-of-the-box and is powered by a 4000 mAh battery.

Redmi 7 Specifications

  • CPU: 1.8 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 632 octa-core processor
  • GPU: Adreno 506 GPU
  • RAM: 2/3/4 GB
  • Operating System: Android 9.0 Pie with MIUI 10
  • Display: 6.26-inch HD+ display with waterdrop notch, 1520 × 720 pixels screen resolution, 19:9 aspect ratio and Gorilla Glass 5 protection
  • Rear Camera: 12 MP primary sensor with f/2.2 aperture + 2 MP secondary sensor and LED flash
  • Front Camera: 8 MP with AI-powered features
  • Internal Storage: 16/32/64 GB
  • External Storage: Dedicated microSD card slot supporting up to 512 GB
  • Connectivity: Dual SIM, 4G VoLTE, GPS + GLONASS, Bluetooth 5.0, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, 3.5mm headphone jack, FM Radio
  • Other: Fingerprint Scanner
  • Colors: Blue, Black, and Red
  • Battery: 4000 mAh