Redmi Note 7 Pro, Redmi Note 7 will go on sale again in India today. In fact, this will be the third time the two smartphones will go on sale on Wednesday. To recall, the Redmi Note 7 Pro an Redmi Note 7 first went on sale at 12pm (Noon) IST. A few hours later, Xiaomi announced that the two smartphones will go on sale again at 4pm IST. Now, a short while ago, the Chinese company has announced that the Redmi Note 7 duo will go on sale at 8pm IST - thus making it the third time today. The 8pm IST sale will be the fifth flash sale for the Redmi Note 7 Pro and the sixth one for the Redmi Note 7. As before, the smartphones will be available via Flipkart, Mi.com, and Mi Home. Readers will probably recall that the Redmi Note 7 Pro and Redmi Note 7 were launched together in India late last month, with both bearing dual rear camera setups and waterdrop-style display notches.
The Redmi Note 7 Pro price in India is set at Rs. 13,999 for the 4GB RAM/ 64GB storage model, while its 6GB RAM/ 128GB storage variant is priced at Rs. 16,999. The Redmi Note 7 Pro comes in Neptune Blue, Nebula Red, and Space Black colour options.
Unlike the Redmi Note 7 Pro, the Redmi Note 7 price in India starts at Rs. 9,999 for the base, 3GB RAM/ 32GB storage variant, while its 6GB RAM model that comes with 64GB storage option is priced at Rs. 11,999. The Redmi Note 7 has Onyx Black, Ruby Red, and Sapphire Blue colour variants.
According to Xiaomi, Redmi Note 7 and Redmi Note 7 Pro both will go on sale through Flipkart, Mi.com, and Mi Home stores. Launch offers on the phones include up to 1,120GB data along with unlimited calling through Airtel network alongside various Airtel Thanks benefits. Reliance Jio subscribers are also entitled to receive a double data offer through recharges of Rs. 198 and above. Xiaomi announced the second flash sale on March 27 for the Redmi Note 7 Pro and Redmi Note 7 on the Redmi India Twitter handle.
The dual-SIM (Nano) Redmi Note 7 Pro runs Android 9 Pie with MIUI 10 on top. The phone has a 6.3-inch full-HD+ (1080x2340 pixels) display along with a 19.5:9 aspect ratio. It is powered by an 11nm, octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 675 SoC, coupled with 4GB and 6GB RAM options as well as 64GB and 128GB of onboard storage options. Both storage options are expandable via microSD card (up to 256GB).
In terms of optics, the Redmi Note 7 Pro sports a dual rear camera setup that includes a 48-megapixel primary sensor with an f/1.79 lens and a 5-megapixel secondary depth sensor. There is also a 13-megapixel camera sensor at the front for selfies and video chat.
Connectivity options on the Redmi Note 7 Pro include 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth v5.0, GPS/ A-GPS, USB Type-C port, and 3.5mm headphone jack. There is also a fingerprint sensor at the back. Besides, the phone packs a 4,000mAh battery that supports Qualcomm's Quick Charge 4.0.
Similar to the Redmi Note 7 Pro, the dual-SIM (Nano) Redmi Note 7 runs MIUI 10 based on Android Pie and features a 6.3-inch full-HD+ (1080x2340 pixels) display along with a 19.5:9 aspect ratio. Under the hood, the Redmi Note 7 has an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 SoC, paired with 3GB and 4GB RAM options. There are also 32GB and 64GB of inbuilt storage options that both are expandable via microSD card (up to 256GB).
The Redmi Note 7 has a dual rear camera setup along with a 12-megapixel primary sensor that comes with an f/2.2 lens and a 2-megapixel secondary sensor. Notably, the India variant of the Redmi Note 7 is different from the China variant in this aspect, as the latter had a 48-megapixel Samsung ISOCELL GM-1 camera as the primary sensor in its dual rear camera setup, with the other camera being a 5-megapixel depth sensor.
For selfies, there is a 13-megapixel sensor at the front. The camera supports AI Portrait mode and has features such as AI Beautify (4.0), Face recognition, HDR support, and AI scene detection to recognise up to 12 scenes.
In terms of connectivity, the Redmi Note 7 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth v5.0, GPS/ A-GPS, Infrared (IR) blaster, USB Type-C port, and a 3.5mm headphone jack. There is a fingerprint sensor at the back.
The Redmi Note 7 packs a 4,000mAh battery that supports Quick Charge 4.0. Lastly, the phone measures 159.21x75.21x8.1mm and weighs 185 grams.
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