Xiaomi Redmi 7 Launch Likely on March 18, Specs and Expected Price Revealed

The Redmi 7 will likely have the Snapdragon 632 SoC underneath with the Redmi Note 7 already having the Snapdragon 660 SoC

Highlights
  • The Redmi 7 will replace the Xiaomi Redmi 6 which featured the MediaTel Helio P22 SoC
  • Xiaomi's Redmi Note 7 Pro is all set to go on sale for the first time in India on March 13

Xiaomi will be launching the Redmi Note 7 Pro in China on March 18. The smartphone made its global debut in India last month and launched for a starting price of Rs 13,999. Fresh details coming from Redmi President suggests that Xiaomi is gearing up to launch a “new product” which some rumours hint could be long time rumoured Redmi 7. In addition to the Redmi President, Xiaomi CEO Lei Jun has also revealed some specs and expected pricing details about the Redmi 7. Redmi President Lu Weibing in one of his latest Weibo post noted that alongside the Redmi Note 7 Pro the company is preparing to launch a new product.

Weibing didn’t confirm the name of the new product, but with rumours and leaks of the Redmi 7 flooding, the internet looks like the phone may go official at the same event as the Note 7 Pro in China. As of now, the company is looking to launch the Redmi 7 just in China, and so far there are no reports about its India launch.

Xiaomi Redmi 7 Specs Confirmed by Lei Jun

As previously noted, alongside the Redmi President Xiaomi CEO has also confirmed some of the specs of the Redmi 7. Jun has revealed that the company is expecting “tremendous response” for the Redmi 7. Further talking about the Redmi 7 which may be launching with the Redmi Note 7 Pro in China, Jun noted that Xiaomi “must prepare a large amount of stock.” Jun has noted in the Weibo post that the Redmi 7 will cost between 700 Yuan and 800 Yuan in China.

Xiaomi CEO has also revealed that the Redmi 7 will come packed with a 3.5mm headphone jack, infrared blaster like all Xiaomi phones and also a big battery powering the phone. To recall, the Redmi 7 has been previously seen listed on the TENAA benchmarking site with 3900mAh battery. Some other rumours suggest that the Redmi 7 will come with 4000mAh battery setup.

Xiaomi Redmi 7: Rumoured Specifications

The TENAA listing revealed the full specs and pictures of the Redmi 7. The listing revealed that the Redmi 7 would come with a 6.26-inch LCD display with 1520 x 720 pixels resolution. The phone will include an aspect ratio of 19:9. The listing also reveals that the Redmi 7 will be powered by an octa-core processor coupled with 4GB RAM and 64GB of internal storage. On the back side, the Redmi 7 is expected to include two cameras while on the front there will be just one. Design wise the Redmi 7 will look almost like the Redmi Note 7 series but will not include a glass body instead will be made of polycarbonate body. Like the new Note series the Redmi 7 is also expected to launch running on Android 9 Pie based on MIUI 10.

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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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