Redmi 7A with 12MP Sony IMX486 Camera, 4000mAh Battery Goes on Sale in India: Price, Launch Offers

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Redmi 7A

Xiaomi recently announced the launch of the Redmi 7A, a brand new entry-level smartphone for the budget conscious Indian consumer. As evident from the naming scheme, the Redmi 7A succeeds last years Redmi 6A and boasts of several new feature additions over its predecessor. At the time of its launch, Xiaomi had confirmed that the sales of the Redmi 7A would commence from July 11, 2019. The day has finally arrived, and the handset is set to go on sale starting noon via Flipkart as well as the Mi India store.

In case you did not get a chance to take a look at the specifications and features of this product, this article might just be of help.

Redmi 7A Specifications, key features

As expected of an entry-level smartphone, the Redmi 7A uses the basic Qualcomm Snapdragon 439 SoC. Based on a 12nm manufacturing process, this chipset houses eight ARM Cortex-A53 cores clocked at 2 GHz and comes with the Adreno 505 GPU for graphics. The phone also gets an X6 LTE modem. The Redmi 7A is offered in two versions; a base 2GB+16GB version and a pricier 2GB+32GB option. Users also get the option to use the hybrid SIM slot to either house twin SIM cards or a single SIM+ microSD card combo.

The Redmi 7A features a 5.45-inch display with HD+ resolution which is pretty much the standard for devices in its price range. As far as the imaging capabilities of the handset is concerned, it gets a single 12-megapixel camera at the rear that uses Sony’s IMX486 sensor. At the front, the phone gets a basic 5-megapixel camera for selfies and video calling. Connectivity options are aplenty with support for dual SIM cards, 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.0, micro USB, and GPS.

The handset even gets an inbuilt FM radio receiver which essentially means that you need not connect the earphones to listen to FM radio broadcasts. The Redmi 7A gets a large 4,000 mAh battery and runs MIUI 10 atop and Android 9 Pie core.

Redmi 7A Price In India, offers

Both the variants of the Redmi 7A will go on sale starting today, July 11, 2019, via the Mi store and Flipkart.com. It will also be available offline via Mi stores. As for the pricing, the base version of the Redmi 7A will set you back by INR 5,799 while the 32GB version would be sold for INR 5,999. These prices are part of an introductory offer and will be valid for a short period. Post-July, the prices of these variants would increase to INR 5,999 for the base version and INR 6,199 for the top version. Both these versions will be available in black, blue, and gold colors. The Redmi 7A also comes with a bundled Jio offer wherein the user can avail up to INR 2200 worth of cashback and an additional 125GB of data. This is apart from an exchange offer and an accidental and liquid protection damages package that can be purchased for INR 399.


Having spent the better part of the last decade writing about technology, Rahul is among the most experienced tech journalists in India. His writing career began back to 2006 when he started off as a member of the Microsoft PYPC (Protect Your PC) team. At Microsoft, most of his time was spent on creating and updating Microsoft’s Knowledge Base articles. In 2008, thanks to his proclivity for consumer technology, he joined Techtree, then India’s most popular consumer tech website. In his decade-long career, Rahul has contributed to several Indian and International publications including GQ Magazine, Onlygizmos, iPhoneHacks, and The Inquisitr.