On the camera front, Redmi 7 is expected to sport a dual rear camera setup of 12MP+8MP with a 4000mAh battery.

Xiaomi may launch Redmi 7 with up to 4GB RAM on March 18Image source: Weibo.com
Atom Tech Shorts Tuesday, March 12, 2019 - 12:55

The CEO of Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi has revealed that the much-awaited mid segment device Redmi 7 is likely to be launched on March 18. Though not much details by way of full specifications etc. have been shared, at least some information appears to be confirmed.

The Redmi 7 is expected to be a 6.2-inch IPS LCD display phone, and factors like the presence of a water drop notch and the screen resolution being 720pixels HD+ display are known. The processor is expected to be Qualcomm Snapdragon 632SoC and the current rumours indicate the RAM may be issued in three variants starting with a low 2GB variant with the options to buy 3GB and 4GB variants of the Redmi 7 as well.

On the camera front, the rear camera setup will have a dual 12MP+8MP combo while the size of the front camera is not mentioned. The battery is expected to be 4,000mAh. This has been confirmed by the CEO in his post as well. Apart from these, he has said the 3.5mm audio jack will be continued in this device plus the infrared laser, which has by now become the norm with the smartphones from the Xiaomi stable.

So, the event on March 7 will witness the company unveiling the Redmi Note 7 and Redmi Note 7 Pro and as per this latest information, the Redmi 7, three phones in all.

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 Pro comes with an octa-core processor based on Qualcomm Snapdragon 675. It comes with a 4GB RAM and 4000 mAh battery as well.

As for pricing, the indication is that the different variants of the Redmi 7 will be sold in China for CNY 700 to CNY 800 (Rs 7285 to Rs 8315 approx.).

However, there is no clarity yet on when this phone will be launched in India.

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