- The Redmi 7 will likely have Qualcomm Snapdragon 632 SoC
- The phone will sport a 4000mAh battery and dual rear cameras
Xiaomi is preparing hard to launch the Redmi 7 very soon. The successor to the Redmi 6 aka Redmi 7 has been the talk of the town lately. The entry-level smartphone is reportedly going to get a launch date very soon. Xiaomi is yet to officially confirm the Redmi 7, but the smartphone has been spotted on TENAA and also have been subjected to several leaks and rumours of late. Now, for the first time, a hands-on video of the Redmi 7 has been leaked. The video shows the phone from all angles and provides a clear idea about how the phone will look like and the features it will sport.
YouTuber Boby Do has posted the hands-on video of the Redmi 7. In the video, the Redmi 7 is being compared to the recently launched Redmi Note 7 series of phones. As for the design the Redmi 7 and the Redmi Note 7 look almost the same with waterdrop style notch and slim bezels on the sides. The video also shows the alleged Redmi 7 with dual camera setup on the rear panel followed by a circular fingerprint sensor on the back panel itself.
Xiaomi Redmi 7: Specs, Design and More
Similar to what TENAA listing revealed, the video also shows the Redmi 7 with Redmi by Xiaomi brand logo. Unlike the Redmi Note 7 series of phones, the Redmi 7 is expected to sport polycarbonate back panel instead of glass which is understandable considering this is going to replace the Redmi 6 which means it will be a budget phone. The video also reveals that for cost cutting the Redmi 7 will come with micro USB port and not USB Type-C for charging and file transferring like the Redmi Note 7.
Although the design of the Redmi 7 will be similar to the new Note, it will differ in terms of specifications. As for the specs, the Redmi 7 is said to come packed with a 6.26-inch display with HD+ (720 x 1,440p) resolution. As noted the phone will include dot drop notch on the front that will house the selfie camera. On the hardware front, the Redmi 7 is expected to be powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 632 SoC which is also present on other phones like the Honor 8C and Asus Zenfone Max M2.
The Redmi 7 is said to be available in three variants – 2GB RAM/16GB storage, 3GB RAM/32GB storage and 4GB RAM/64GB storage. The video further reveals that the Redmi 7 will be backed by a 4000mAh battery. On the camera front, the Redmi 7 is said to include two cameras on the back and single on the front. On the rear panel, the primary camera will include a 12MP sensor while on the front there is said to be an 8MP selfie shooter.
Xiaomi Redmi 7: Expected Pricing
Besides revealing the specs and the design of the Redmi 7 the hands-on video also revealed the expected price of the phone. According to the video the Redmi 7 may cost around RMB 900 which should be roughly translated around Rs 9,000.
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