Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 is official with 48 MP camera and $150 tag

Written by Muneeb Ahmad ·  54 sec read >

Xiaomi has launched its newest smartphone from its Redmi brand. Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 brings more astonishing features in an even lesser price.

Lei Jun, the global CEO for Xiaomi, today went about announcing the latest offering from its Redmi sub-brand. Called Xiaomi Redmi Note 7, the smartphone packs a whopping 48MP Sony IMX586 camera sensor at the back and is powered by a Snapdragon 660 processor. Like most of the leading manufacturers, Xiaomi has also turned to a near bezel-less display except for a water drop notch which is being used to house the selfie camera.

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The smartphone has a large display because of the better screen-to-body ratio. The smartphone boasts a 19.5:9 display spanning over a 6.3-inches and is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 5. Other candy-to-eye features include 4,000mAh of battery which supports the fast charge and runs Android 8.0 Oreo out of the box.

Earlier this month, Xiaomi had announced that it would be converting Redmi as an independent sub-brand under a broader umbrella of Xiaomi, giving it more autonomy. After the announcement was made, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 happens to be the first smartphone under this sub-brand.

The preorders for this smartphone have already started and the shipping would start early next week.The smartphone would come with three memory options. The users would be able to buy it either in 3/32 GB, 4/64 GB, or 6/64 GB configuration. The base version of the smartphone with 3/32 GB configuration would retail at CNY 999 which equals just USD $148.

Written by Muneeb Ahmad
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