As for the tech specs, the device is running on the Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 chipset, memory configuration mentioned above, 48MP + 5MP rear positioned camera sensor, 13MP front-facing selfie camera, 6.3-inch display with FHD+ resolution with up to 84% screen-to-body ratio, and a 4000mAh non-removable battery. It also has a radically different design, especially for Xiaomi smartphones-a 2.5D glass back panel with dual tone gradient.
According to Redmi's first release, "Once launched, the Redmi mobile phone series has become a popular and cost-effective "national mobile phone". Xiaomi launched the smartphone in three colour options- Blue, Gold and Twilight Black. Ahead of the unveiling, the alleged Redmi Note 7 was recently spotted on the Chinese certification agency TENAA's website. And two days ago, Xiaomi CEO Lei Jun shared a couple of pictures of this 48 MP camera smartphone showing us what the phone looks like. Whenever worldwide versions of the Redmi Note 7 reach retailers in the States, we can expect the prices to be a bit higher, but still plenty cheap for what you get.
Overall, the Redmi Note 7 is a huge step up from the current Redmi Note 6 Pro. They've just launched this Redmi Note 7, but they're also set to release a Xiomi Note 7 Pro. Xiaomi also made it a point to compare the price of the Redmi Note 7 with other 48-megapixel smartphones: The Honor View 20 at a little under United States dollars 450 and the Huawei Nova 4 at little under USD 600. The phone also has a microSD card slot for storage expansion up to 256GB. There is a secondary 5 MP shooter for AI purposes and Portrait Mode. In terms of connectivity, the Redmi Note 7 offers 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, IR Blaster, 3.5mm audio jack, and a USB Type-C port.
Powering the Redmi Note 7 is the same 4,000mAh capacity battery and it now charges via USB-C.
Xiaomi is known for making phones with some of the best performance per dollar figures in the market.
After the price cut, Redmi Y2 is available for a starting price of Rs 8,999 for the 3GB RAM and 32GB storage model. The 64GB storage variant with 4GB and 6GB of RAM is priced at CNY 1199 (approx INR 11,999) and CNY 1399 (approx INR 13,999) respectively.