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Xiaomi’s mid-range handsets, the Redmi Note 7 Pro and the Redmi Note 7 will go on sale today at 12 PM. The handsets have been going on sale from some time now, following the company’s flash sale philosophy. The Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 Pro has a dual rear camera configuration and it made waves for being the first mid-range handset to sport a 48MP Sony IMX586 sensor. The phone’s younger sibling also features a dual camera configuration but it’s a 12MP + 2MP setup. The two handsets will be available online today via Flipkart and Mi.com and offline via Mi Home Stores.
In terms of specifications, the Redmi Note 7 Pro is powered by the octa-core Snapdragon 675 platform and comes with up to 6GB RAM and up to 128GB storage. It sports a 6.3-inch Full HD+ LTPS display with a 19.5:9 waterdrop notch screen design. Alongside Gorilla Glass 5 protection for the display and the rear panel, the handset features Sunlight Display, which boosts brightness and contrast, and Reading Mode that adjusts colour temperature to reduce blue light. The handset sports a Type-C port and is backed by a 4000mAh battery that supports Qualcomm Quick Charge 4.
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Coming to the device’s camera, the Redmi Note 7 Pro is equipped with a 48MP + 5MP main camera setup. The 48MP camera is the Sony IMX586 sensor, which is a half-inch stacked CMOS sensor touted to deliver better low-light images. This main camera sports an f/1.79 aperture lens. The front camera gets a 13MP sensor that enables face unlock as well. The device runs on MIUI 10, which is based on Android 9 Pie.
Coming to the Redmi Note 7, the handset features a 6.3-inch Full HD+ LTPS screen with a 19.5:9 waterdrop notch display design. Like its older sibling, the phone's screen is protected by Gorilla Glass 5 and it too runs on MIUI 10, which is based on Android 9 Pie. The phone runs on the octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 SoC and comes with up to 4GB RAM and up to 64GB storage.
In terms of optics, the Redmi Note 7 sports a 12MP + 2MP dual camera setup on the back. While the Redmi Note 7 sold in China sports a 48MP Samsung GM-1 sensor, the India variant is devoid of it and has a 12MP primary sensor with 1.25µm pixel pitch. The secondary 5MP camera helps the device capture bokeh images. On the front, it is equipped with a 13MP sensor that supports AI portrait selfie, along with the face unlock feature. The phone is backed by a 4,000mAh battery and it also supports Quick Charge 4.0.
As mentioned above, the two handsets go on sale today at 12 PM via Flipkart, Mi.com and Mi Home Stores. The 4GB RAM/64GB storage variant of the Redmi Note 7 Pro is priced at Rs 13,999, while its 6GB RAM/128GB storage variant costs Rs 16,999. The phone will be available in Neptune Blue, Nebula Red and Space Black colour variants.
For special offers, Airtel subscribers can get up to 1120 GB 4G data. Additionally, Airtel users who, while using their SIM on the phone, recharge with Rs 249 or Rs 349 recharge options will get to avail double data of 4GB and 6GB 4G data per day respectively, up from 2GB and 3GB. They will get to avail this additional data benefit on the first 10 recharges on the new smartphone or for the first 10 months, whichever is earlier.