On January 10, Chinese manufacturing giant, Xiaomi, announced the new independent Redmi sub-brand. In the conference, it also released the first smartphone from this brand which is the Redmi Note 7. According to Xiaomi CEO, Lei Jun, this smartphone uses an optimized SD660 which performs better than the regular Snapdragon 660. This is one of the most anticipated smartphones for early 2019 and this device perfectly balances specs and price. It will most likely be a hit in the smartphone market.
Design & Appearance
The new Redmi Note 7 comes with a high-value body design with a crystal clear 2.5D double-sided glass and an illusion gradient colour. This makes the Redmi Note 7 to show a dynamic light and shadow change effect. The company provides this device in three colours which include Twilight Gold, Dream Blue, and Bright Black. The edges are slightly rounded to give it a premium feel and on the rear, you can see the vertically aligned dual rear camera setup as well as the rear fingerprint sensor.
Display & Performance
The Redmi Note is equipped with a 6.3-inch waterdrop screen which makes it the first waterdrop screen phone in the Redmi Rice series and in Xiaomi at large. This display is tough, rugged and can withstand all sort of drops as it uses a Corning Gorilla glass 5 protection with an aspect ratio of 19.5:9. Redmi configured the display to hit 450 nits brightness, 84% NTSC color gamut, stepless color temperature adjustment, luminous screen, eye protection mode, etc. As you already know, the Redmi Note 7 is powered by a fully-optimized Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 processor clocked up to 2.2GHz. In addition, the Redmi is equipped with a new graphite negative anode 4000 mAh large battery which supports QC 4 standard. According to the official introduction, when buying the new smartphone, you can add 10 yuan ($1.47) to buy the 18W Xiaomi USB fast charger which will give you a full charge in 113 minutes.
In the camera department, Redmi Note 7 is equipped with a 48MP ultra-clear camera which can get more details when taking pictures, and it has a top-notch zooming capacity. This camera is assisted by another 5MP shooter on the rear. For a low-light environment, the 48MP sensor comes with an automatic four-in-one 1.6?m high-pixel high-sensitivity mode, and the single-pixel photosensitive area is four times that of the original. This smartphone comes with the same algorithm of Xiaomi Mi MIX 3 super night scene mode. No need for a tripod as the hand-held capability can shoot a very clear night scene image.
In addition, Redmi also made a sound quality special improvement plan for Redmi Note 7. The company used PA components from the same supplier as Apple. In addition, the phone uses a DSM dynamic gain control, custom AAC micro-speaker. With its independent Box 0.64cc large sound cavity design, this device achieves a stable sealing performance, while the volume is large, the sound is better. It is worth noting that the Redmi Note 7 comes with a standard USB Type-C interface, and also retains the 3.5mm headphone jack.
Price & Availability
The Redmi Note 7 comes in three options which include the 3GB+32GB version priced at 999 yuan ($147), the 4GB+64GB version which sells for 1199 yuan ($176), and the 6GB+64GB version which comes with a 1399 yuan ($206). The smartphone will be officially released for sale at 10:00 on January 15. As of now, Gearbest already has a landing page for this smartphone and it has promised a huge price cut for the first 500 buyers. Keep a tab with the link below to get the benefit