Redmi Note 7 with 48 MP rear camera reportedly launching in India on February 12 [Updated]

Update: We reached out to Xiaomi for more details and the company has told us that no invites have been sent by them to the media for the launch of Redmi Note 7 in India on February 12. We are also told that the invite that’s circulating on the web is fake.

Original story: Xiaomi sub-brand Redmi launched the Redmi Note 7 last month in China. And last week, the company said that it would launch the Redmi Note 7 in India soon. There’s no word from Xiaomi regarding the launch date of Redmi Note 7 in India, but according to the latest report, this smartphone will make its debut in India on February 12.

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According to a report by 91Mobiles, the Redmi Note 7 will be launched in India at an event in New Delhi. The report also includes an official-looking invite which includes a smartphone that looks the same as the Redmi Note 7.

There’s no word on the India price of the Redmi Note 7, but we expect it to carry a price tag similar to the one in China.

For those unaware, the Redmi Note 7 features a 48 MP camera at the back which is its biggest highlight. This 48 MP snapper is accompanied by a 5 MP camera which aids in taking photos in Portrait Mode. Under the hood, the Redmi Note 7 has Snapdragon 660 SoC which is paired with up to 6 GB RAM.

The Redmi Note 7 flaunts a 6.3-inch display with a waterdrop-shaped notch up top. It also has an aspect ratio of 19.5:9 and a resolution of 2340 x 1080 pixels. You can check out the full specs of Redmi Note 7 down below.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 Specifications

  • CPU: 2.2 GHz Snapdragon 660 octa-core processor
  • RAM: 3/4/6 GB
  • GPU: Adreno 512
  • Operating System: MIUI 10 based on Android 9.0 Pie
  • Display: 6.3-inch Full-HD+ (2340 x 1080 pixels) display with 19.5:9 aspect ratio, 409 ppi pixel density and 2.5D Gorilla Glass 5
  • Rear Camera: 48 MP (f/1.8, 1.6 μm) + 5 MP with PDAF, Super Night Mode, EIS, Portrait Mode, AI Scene Recognition, HDR, 1080p video recording at 30/60 FPS, 720p video recording at 30 FPS, 1080/720p slow-motion video recording at 120 FPS, and LED flash
  • Front Camera: 13 MP with AI Portrait Mode, AI Smart Beauty, HDR, and AI Scene Recognition
  • Internal Storage: 32 GB (with 3 GB RAM), 64 GB (with 4 and 6 GB RAM)
  • External Storage: Expandable up to 256 GB via microSD card
  • SIM: Dual
  • Connectivity: 4G VoLTE, GPS, Bluetooth 5.0, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, 3.5 mm headphone jack, USB Type-C
  • Other: Fingerprint Scanner, AI Face Unlock
  • Colors: Bright Black, Fantasy Blue, Twilight Gold
  • Battery: 4000 mAh with Quick Charge 4.0 (bundled adapter supports 10W charging)