Redmi Note 7S went on sale in India for the first time today, via Flipkart, Mi.com, and Mi Home stores. The first sale was held at 12pm (noon) IST, and following its completion, Xiaomi announced that it would beholding another Redmi Note 7S sale today - at 4pm IST. The smartphone will once again be available via the same platforms. As readers probably recall, the new Redmi Note 7 series smartphone was launched in India on Monday, and is essentially the China variant of the Redmi Note 7. The India variant of the Redmi Note 7, which launched with inferior specifications at a lower price point than its Chinese counterpart, will be discontinued, the company has confirmed. The biggest highlight of the Redmi Note 7S is its 48-megapixel rear camera. Read on for details about the Redmi Note 7S price in India, its second sale, offers, and more.
The Redmi Note 7S price in India starts at Rs. 10,999 for the 3GB/ 32GB model, going upto to Rs. 12,999 for its 4GB/ 64GB model. It will be available in Onyx Black, Ruby Red, and Sapphire Blue colour variants.
The first sale of the Redmi Note 7S was held at 12pm (noon) IST on Thursday, May 23. The second sale has been announced for 4pm IST, and once again, the smartphone will be available via Flipkart, Mi.com, and Mi Home stores. It will go on sale via Mi Studio and Xiaomi partner retail stores from May 24, Friday. Launch offers include Rs. 500 discount for purchases made on HDFC Bank cards via Flipkart and Mi.com.
The dual-SIM (Nano) Redmi Note 7S runs Android Pie with MIUI 10 on top and features a 6.3-inch full-HD+ (1080x2340 pixels) Dot Notch Display with a 19.5:9 aspect ratio. There is Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection on the front and back of the smartphone along with a P2i splash-resistant coating. Under the hood, the Redmi Note 7S has an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 SoC that is clocked at 2.2GHz, coupled with up to 4GB of RAM.
For photos and videos, the Redmi Note 7S comes with dual rear camera setup that includes a 48-megapixel primary sensor with an f/1.8 lens. There is also a 5-megapixel secondary sensor. Further, the phone has features such as PDAF, EIS, and AI Portrait Mode. Xiaomi has also provided a 13-megapixel sensor at the front that supports AI Portrait mode and AI Face unlock.
In terms of storage, the Redmi Note 7S has 32GB and 64GB of onboard storage options that both are expandable via microSD card (up to 256GB). Connectivity options include 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth v5.0, GPS/ A-GPS, USB Type-C port, and a 3.5mm headphone jack. Sensors on the Redmi Note 7S include an accelerometer, ambient light sensor, distance sensor, electronic compass, fingerprint sensor, and an infrared sensor.
The Redmi Note 7S packs a 4,000mAh battery that supports Quick Charge 4 fast charging tech. Besides, the phone measures 159.2x75.2x8.1mm.