The Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 was released into the market in January, 2019. This phone had joined the league of other android smartphones developed by Xiaomi. However, Since Redmi is now a separate brand, the Redmi Note 7 is the first Note smartphone to carry the new brand. Based on price, specs and feel, this phone can be categorized as a mid-range phone.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 User Review
The phone will be discussed here together with its reviews, specifications and it price in Nigeria. Just know that the Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 has a number of variants so expect some differences.
Hardware & Software
The Redmi brand together with it mother company have one peculiarity in common – they are known to recycle their phone designs. So, don’t have high expectations regarding the looks and feel of this phone. This smartphone still maintains the nice gradient design. Just minor difference in forms of improvements.
Just like the general look and feel, the hardware somehow kind of look the same. This product still came with an Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 chip-set and an Adreno 509 GPU. The Redmi Note 7 has a 3GB RAM version which comes with a 32GB internal memory space. There is a 4GB RAM version that has a 64GB ROM and a 6GB RAM which also comes with a 64GB ROM. If you want to extend the memory of either of this phone, you can use a memory card of up to 256GB.
The Android version of the Redmi Note 7 is Android 9.0 Pie.
Camera & Display
The Redmi Note 7 has a very good camera. With a rear camera of 48MP with f/1.8 aperture and a 0.8um pixel size alongside a 5MP secondary sensor on both side, you are assured of capturing the moment the way it is in a clean way. The front camera is a 13MP sensor. The camera of this phone has features like low light shot enhancement, portrait, EIS as well as slow-motion videos.
No doubt, the Redmi Note 7 comes with a decent LCD display 6.3-inch sized screen. With 1080 x 2340 pixels, you are assured of a smooth display. The screen is protected by a Corning Gorilla Glass 5. With this, you don’t have to worry except of course, if the phone really hit very hard on the ground.
Battery & Charging Time
When it comes to battery life, Redmi is one of the brand you just have to give kudos to. The past few generations of Redmi Notes comes with a large 4,000mAh. The Redmi Note 7 didn’t deviate from the norms as it also came with a 4,000mAh just like its predecessors. This battery size together with Redmi battery optimization techniques keeps this device juice for a whole day long.
This smartphone comes with fast charging capability. This is possible because of it USB Type-C port. So, with this smartphone, you are assured of two things – one, your phone will get charged very fast. Secondly, it takes time before the battery completely drain.
Xiaomi Redmi Specs
- Android version: Android 9.0 Pie
- Processor: Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 660
- GPU: Adreno 512
- Memory: 3GB/4GB/6GB RAM
- Colours: Twilight Gold, Black, Blue
- Dimension: 159.2 x 75.2 x 81 mm
- Weight: 186g
- Rear Camera: Dual 48MP + 5MP camera, 1080p Video@30/60fps. It has features like Autofocus, LED flash, Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama
- Front Camera: 13MP camera, 1080p Video@30fps
- Display: 6.3-inch, IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 2340 x 1080 pixels
- Built-in Storage: 32GB/64GB
- Memory Card Support: up to 256GB
- 2G GSM: Yes
- 3G WCDMA: Yes
- 4G LTE: LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500)
Internet and Connectivity
- GPRS: Yes
- EDGE: Yes
- 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes
- HSPA+: 42.2/5.76 Mbps
- 4G LTE: LTE-A (3CA) Cat 9 450/50Mbps
- WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, wi-fi direct, dual-band
- Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
- Bluetooth: Yes, v5.0 with A2DP, LE
- USB Port: USB Type-C 2.0
- SMS/MMS: Yes
- Instant Messaging: Yes
- Push Emails: Yes
- Music Player: MP3/WAV/Eaac+ player
- Video Player: MP4/H.264 player
- FM Radio: Yes
- Loudspeaker: Yes
- 5mm Jack: Yes
- Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
- Maps: Yes
- Battery: 4,000Mah non-removable Li-Po battery
- Fast Charging: Yes
Sensors and Control
- Digital compass
- Proximity sensor
- Light sensor
- Fingerprint scanner
- Face unlocks
- Video streaming
- Active noise cancellation
- Image and video editor
- Document viewer and editor
Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 Price in Nigeria
The price varies, depending on the store and the variant of the phone. Generally, the one with 3GB RAM goes for N55,000 while the one with 6GB RAM cost N73,000.