Xiaomi Redmi 7 Spotted on Geekbench Ahead of Today’s Launch

Xiaomi is all set to launch the Redmi 7 in China today and the phone will sport a 4000mAh battery, dual rear cameras and gradient design

Highlights
  • The Redmi 7 will likely be powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 632 SoC
  • It is expected to launch in India next month after the Redmi Go's launch on March 19

Xiaomi is all set to launch the Redmi 7 in China alongside the Redmi Note 7 Pro. This is for the first time that the company will be launching the Redmi 7 in any market. To recall, the Redmi Note 7 Pro made its global debut in India last month. In India, the Redmi Note 7 Pro comes with a starting price of Rs 13,999, the phone is expected to get nearly the same price in China as well. Xiaomi seems to be extremely enthusiastic for the Redmi 7 launch, as Xiaomi CEO Lei Jun a couple of days ago said that the company expects the phone to have tremendous success and hence the company must work towards in maximising the stock.

With just a few hours to go for the launch, the Redmi 7 made its way to the Geekbench benchmarking site – Geekbench. The benchmark listing reveals almost full specs of the Redmi 7. Back in January this year Redmi (now a sub-brand of Xiaomi) revealed that the Redmi 7 would cost between 700 yuan to 800 yuan. Taking into consideration the past record, the Redmi 7 is expected to hit the Indian shores very soon. The company is yet to reveal the India launch details of the Redmi 7.

Redmi 7: Geekbench Listing Details

The Geekbench listing shows the Redmi 7 with 4GB RAM. Past reports had suggested that the Redmi 7 will come in three variants – 2GB RAM/16GB storage, 3GB RAM/32GB storage, and 4GB RAM/64GB storage. The benchmarking listing shows the Redmi 7 with Qualcomm Snapdragon ‘msm8953’ chipset which may be the Snapdragon 625, but the phone was spotted with Snapdragon 632 SoC earlier. The Geekbench listing also reveals the single and multi-core performance scores. In single core, the Redmi 7 is seen having 1,219 points while in multi-core it is seen having 4,197 points.

The Redmi 7 was earlier spotted in TENAA and it revealed the complete specs sheet of the phone. As for the specs, the Redmi 7 is expected to come packed with a 6.26-inch display with HD+ panel. For the design, the Redmi 7 will come with a waterdrop notch display and overall will look almost similar to the Redmi Note 7 and Redmi Note 7 Pro. Sadly, the Redmi 7 will come with a polycarbonate back and not Gorilla Glass 5 which is seen on Redmi Note 7 series of phones.

The Redmi 7 is expected to include two cameras on the back paired with a LED flash. On the front, the phone will include a single camera that will sit inside the waterdrop notch. The Redmi 7 will also include a circular fingerprint sensor on the back panel. It is said to pack a 4000mah battery similar to the Redmi Note 7 series. On the software front, the Redmi 7 is expected to ship with Android Pie-based MIUI 10 out of the box.

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Chakri is a go-to guy for your next smartphone recommendation. Back in his engineering days, he used to play with smartphones by installing custom ROMs and that passion got him into the tech industry. He still goes nuts about a smartphone knocking his door for review. Currently managing everything at Telecom Talk, Chakri is trying to master PUBG Mobile in his free time.

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