Xiaomi has made the launch date for its Redmi 7 official. The leading OEM will be unveiling the brand new phone in the Redmi series on March 18, 2019, in Beijing, China. Alongside, the brand will also be launching the Redmi Note 7 Pro in China. Xiaomi has also revealed the poster of the Redmi 7 showcasing that the upcoming phone embraces the same design as the Redmi Note 7. The poster also reveals that the Redmi 7 has a dot drop notch display adorned by dual tone design, almost bezel-less, dual camera setup on the rear, and more.
Redmi 7 With A Massive Battery, Poster Hints At Smart Home Devices Too
Xiaomi officials did one of the recent leaks about the Redmi 7. Xiaomi CEO Lei Jun along with Redmi President Lu Weibing detailed some of the key specs on the Redmi 7. As per their revelations, the Redmi 7 will be backed by a massive battery; it will retain 3.5mm headphone jack and an IR Blaster. The officials also tipped that the Redmi 7 will be priced around the same bracket as the Redmi Note 7.
As the poster suggests, the Redmi 7 has the same design as the Redmi Note 7. The phone has a dual-tone design on the rear without the gradient touch. It is expected to come in a polycarbonate body unlike the Redmi Note 7 that has a glass build. The design of the Redmi 7 hints that it could be an entry-level offering from Xiaomi.
The poster of the Redmi 7 also suggests that the company could also bring out smart home devices at the launch event. Xiaomi is not a new entrant in the smart home segment, but it could launch new products in its existing lineup.
Redmi 7 Rumored Specs and Features, Expected Pricing
The Redmi 7 is rumored to feature a 6.26-inch LCD HD+ display with 1520×720 pixels resolution and 19:9 aspect ratio. It is expected to come powered by a 1.8GHz octa-core processor with up to 4GB of RAM and up to 64GB of internal storage. The benchmark listing for the phone revealed that it might ship with Android 9 Pie-based MIUI 10. It is most likely to sport a dual rear camera setup with AI support. On the front, the phone may feature an 8MP sensor. TENAA listing for the Redmi 7 revealed that it could have a 4,000mAh battery.
Back in January 2019, Xiaomi CEO confirmed the expected price mark for the Redmi 7. He revealed that the Redmi 7 could be priced anywhere between CNY 7,000 to CNY 8,000, which roughly converts to INR 7,000 to INR 8,000. However, this pricing could be for the standard variant that will have 2GB of RAM and 16GB of storage. Xiaomi is yet to reveal the global launch timeline for the Redmi 7 including India. As the Redmi 6 was launched in India, we can expect the Redmi 7 to also make its way to the Indian smartphone market after it goes official in China. As for the launch timeline, Xiaomi launched the Redmi 6 in India after one month from its launch in China. It may follow the same streak for the Redmi 7 too.
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