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Xiaomi Redmi Note 7, Note 7 Pro, Mi LED TV 4A, Mi Sports Earphones Basic launched: Highlights

Xiaomi launched a bunch of new devices in India on Thursday. The new range includes the long-awaited Redmi Note 7 and Redmi Note 7 Pro smartphones

By HT Correspondent | Feb 28, 2019 16:32 IST

Xiaomi on Friday introduced two new smartphones, Redmi Note 7 and Redmi Note 7 Pro, in India.

Xiaomi also launched two new devices - Mi LED TV 4A Pro 32-inch and Mi Sports Bluetooth Eearphones Basic. The Google Assistant-based smart TV is priced at Rs 12,999 whereas Bluetooth earphones are priced at Rs 1,499.

Key specifications of Mi LED TV 4A Pro 32-inch include Amlogic 64-bit processor and Android TV. The smart TV will go on sale in India at 12noon via Mi.com, Flipkart and Mi Home stores.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 and Redmi Note 7 Pro

Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 will be available in India at a starting price of Rs 9,999. The Pro model will be available for Rs 13,999.

Key specifications of Redmi Note 7 include 6.3-inch FHD+ display, 12-megapixel and 2-megapixel camera, Snapdragon 660 processor, and 4,000mAh battery.

Key specifications of Redmi Note 7 Pro include 6.3 inch FHD+ display, 48-megapixel Sony camera, Snapdragon 675 octa-core processor, USB Type-C, and 4,000mAh battery.

Here are the highlights.

1:31PM IST

Redmi Note 7 Pro, Redmi Note 7: Price

Redmi Note 7 Pro is available in two variants - 4GB+64GB - Rs 13,999 and 6GB+128GB - Rs 16,999. Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 will be available at a starting price of Rs 9,999. Redmi Note 7 Pro will go on first sale at 12 noon on March 13 via Mi.com, Mi Home and Flipkart. Redmi Note 7 will go on sale in India at 12 noon on March 6.

1:26PM IST

Redmi Note 7: Complete details

Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 is now official. Read our full launch post here.

1:20PM IST

Redmi Note 7: Full specs

1:20PM IST

Redmi Note 7: Display

Redmi Note 7 has a 6.3-inch FHD+ display with 19.5:9 aspect ratio and 2.5D curved glass. The phone comes in Onyx Black, Ruby Red and Sapphire Blue.

1:17PM IST

Proper Snapdragon 660

Xiaomi says some of the brands were not giving complete Snapdragon 660 processor to their consumers. Instead they are using a Snapdragon 660 Lite that deliver 10% lesser performance. Xiaomi named Realme 2 Pro, Asus Zenfone M2 Pro, Oppo K1, and Vivo 11 Pro for misleading chipset details.

1:12PM IST

Redmi Note 7 launched

Xiaomi has announced the launch of Redmi Note 7. The smartphone is powered by Qualcomm’s mid-range focused Snapdragon 660 processor.

1:10PM IST

Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 Pro full specifications

Here’s complete specs of Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 Pro

1:09PM IST

vs Redmi Note 6 Pro

Here’s how Redmi Note 7 Pro camera compared to the last year’s Redmi Note 6 Pro

1:04PM IST

4K video support

Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 Pro supports 4K video recording at 30fps. The camera comes with EIS. On the front it has a 13-megapixel selfie camera with studio lighting, beautify mode and AI mode.

 

12:56PM IST

48MP Camera in Pro mode

Xiaomi says by default Redmi Note 7 Pro camera will have 12-megapixel resolution. Users can switch to Pro mode in the Camera app to use 48-megapixel sensor. It also comes with a Night Mode for brighter photos in lowlight condition.

12:44PM IST

Redmi Note 7 Pro: Camera

As expected, Redmi Note 7 Pro comes with 48MP primary sensor and 5MP depth sensor. The smartphone uses Sony’s IMX586 camera sensor. Read more about Sony’s new camera sensor here.

12:42PM IST

Redmi Note 7 Pro: Battery

Redmi Note 7 Pro is powered by 4,000mAh battery with two day battery life. It also supports Qualcomm QuickCharge 4 for faster charging.

12:41PM IST

128GB storage

Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 Pro comes with up to 6GB of RAM and up to 128GB storage variant. This is the first time 128GB storage will be available on a Redmi Note series.

12:32PM IST

Redmi Note 7 Pro: Performance

Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 Pro runs on Qualcomm Snapdragon 675 processor. Xiaomi claims it’s the fastest Redmi phone ever with more than 180,000 points on AnTuTu benchmark. It comes with Adreno 612 GPU for better graphics.

12:30pm IST

USB Type-C

USB Type-C comes with Xiaomi’s Redmi series. Redmi Note 7 Pro, however, retains 3.5mm headphone jack. Xiaomi had removed 3.5mm headphone jack on its recent Mi A smartphone.

12:24PM IST

Redmi Note 7 Pro: Design, display

The smartphone comes with 6.3 inch FHD+ display with 19.5:9 aspect ratio. It has a new ‘Aura design’ on the back. It comes with Sunlight display and Reading mode. It has 2.5D curved glass on front and back. It has 6-layer Gradient Finish. The phone comes in Neptune Blue, Nebula Red colour options. It also comes in Space Black colour option.

12:22PM IST

Redmi Note 7 Pro: Design

Xiaomi says its Redmi Note 7 Pro comes with a brand new design. It also comes with 48-megapixel camera. The sensor is said to be better than Note 7’s.

12:19PM IST

Redmi Note 7 Pro

Xiaomi officially announces the launch of Redmi Note 7 Pro in India.

12:17PM IST

Redmi is bigger than competition

Xiaom claims Redmi series alone is bigger than Asus, Honor and Huawei and Realme in India.

12:14PM IST

54% bigger brand than Samsung

Manu Kumar Jain points out Xiaomi has continued to be top smartphone company in India for the sixth consecutive quarter. He also said the gap between Xiaomi and Samsung is increasing.

12:10PM IST

Event begins

‘Biggest and most-anticipated’ phone of the year, says Manu Kumar Jain as he takes the stage at Redmi Note 7 launch in New Delhi.

12:09PM IST

New notch

Redmi Note 7 does away with the older boat-shaped notch, inspired by Apple’s iPhone X. It comes with a smaller waterdrop notch which is available on some of the recent budget and mid-range phones.

12:02PM IST

Redmi Go

Xiaomi is rumoured to launch a low-cost Redmi Go smartphone in India. Touted as Xiaomi’s cheapest smartphone, Redmi Go runs on Android 9 Pie (Go edition) and have 1GB of RAM.

11:58AM IST

Event to begin shortly

Redmi Note 7 will be the first smartphone in India from Xiaomi this year. The launch event is set to begin shortly.

11:51AM IST

Pre-launch buzz

Xiaomi has been teasing the smartphone for quite some time. Teasers have mostly focused on new design and 48-megapixel camera. Just yesterday, it posted a video showing faster battery charging capacity than the competition. READ: Xiaomi claims faster battery charging than Realme 2 Pro, Honor 10 Lite

11:47AM IST

Redmi Note 7 Price

Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 is available in China at a starting price of 999 Yuan (Rs 10,300 approximately). The smartphone is available in red, blue and black colour options.

11:40AM IST

Redmi Note 7 China specs

Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 was recently launched in China. The China variant comes with Snapdragon 660 processor, 4,000mAh battery, and 6.3-inch FHD+ display. It also has a 48-megapixel rear camera with Samsung sensor.

11:32AM IST

How to watch live stream

Xiaomi will be live streaming the Redmi Note 7 launch event on its official YouTube channel. You can also follow the live updates on the company’s official Facebook events page. The live streaming will begin at 12noon.