Redmi Note 7’s India debut, Redmi Note 7 Pro launch, Samsung Galaxy M30 release, and the announcement of 2019 Galaxy A Series models were some of the developments that ruled the headlines this week. Further, being the Mobile World Congress (MWC) week, a number of launches from the world’s top mobile fair also dominated the tech news, including the first foldable phone from Huawei, LG’s new G8 ThinQ/ G8s ThinQ phones, and the new Nokia 9 PureView with five rear cameras.
Redmi Note 7 Pro launched, Redmi Note 7 price in India revealed
Starting with this week’s big launches in India, the arrival of the Redmi Note 7 and Redmi Note 7 Prowas clearly the talk of the town. Given the buzz surrounding the Redmi Note 7, the Xiaomi fans were pretty excited about this 48-megapixel camera phone, however the company had a few surprises in store. The Chinese smartphone maker launched a trimmed down version of the Redmi Note 7 in the country with a significantly downgraded rear camera setup, however the Redmi Note 7 Pro joined the phone as the real successor to the Redmi Note 6 Pro.
The Redmi Note 7 Pro is going to be the flagship Redmi phone in the Indian market. Set to go on sale beginning March 13, the smartphone sports Xiaomi’s new “Aura Design” with 6.3-inch Full-HD+ screen with 19.5:9 aspect ratio and Dot Notch. Both front and back of the phone are covered by 2.5D curved Gorilla Glass 5 and the company is including gradient finish on two colour variants of the phone. The Redmi Note 7 Pro packs a dual camera setup on the back, which houses a 48-megapixel primary sensor with f/1.79 lens and a 5-megapixel secondary depth sensor. It is powered by 11nm manufacturing process-based octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 675 SoC.
The Redmi Note 7 Pro will be sold in India starting Rs. 13,999 for the 4GB + 64GB variant, whereas the 6GB + 128GB version will be offered at Rs. 16,999. There are going to be three colour options – Neptune Blue, Nebula Red, and Space Black.
On other hand, Redmi Note 7 will be available in the country starting March 6. The phone shares a number of features with the Redmi Note 7 Pro, but there are a number of significant differences as well. It is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 octa-core SoC and the rear dual camera setup includes 12-megapixel and 2-megapixel sensors. Also, Xiaomi is only offering the 32GB and 64GB versions of the Redmi Note 7 in India, which will be sold at Rs. 9,999 and Rs. 11,999 respectively. According to the company, it will be offering the Redmi Note 7 in three colour options as well — Onyx Black, Ruby Red, and Sapphire Blue.