Redmi 7A First Look and Things you should know

By: The Mobile Indian network, New Delhi Last updated : Saturday, July, 06 2019

Xiaomi has recently launched its entry-level smartphone, the Redmi 7A, in India. The latest budget-centric smartphone comes loaded with a host of interesting features and as a part of launch offers, the company is also giving you a Rs 200 discount. So, without wasting any time, let’s take a closer look at the latest device from Xiaomi.

Xiaomi Redmi 7A: Price and Availability

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Starting with the price, the Redmi 7A comes in two storage variant. The 2GB RAM with 16GB of internal storage is priced at Rs 5,999, while the 2GB RAM with 32GB internal storage comes with a price tag of Rs 6,199. The phone will be available for purchase from Flipkart starting from July 11.

Xiaomi Redmi 7A: What’s all about the discount?

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Xiaomi is celebrating its fifth anniversary and it is giving a discount of Rs 200 on the latest smartphone. With this, the 16GB internal storage variant is priced at Rs 5799 and the 32GB variant comes with a price tag of Rs 5,999. 

Xiaomi Redmi 7A: Design

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Starting with the design first, the Redmi 7A comes loaded with a unibody design and it is available in three colour options including Matte Black, Matte Gold and Matte Blue. The phone is equipped with a compact form factor.

Xiaomi Redmi 7A: Display

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The Xiaomi Redmi 7A features a 5.45-inch HD+ display with a screen resolution of 1440 x 720 pixels along with 18:9 aspect ratio and 295ppi pixel density. The company claims that it comesTÜV Rheinland-certified display and support different modes like sunlight mode, night mode, reading mode and more.

Xiaomi Redmi 7A: Hardware

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On the hardware front, the Xiaomi Redmi 7A comes loaded with an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 439 processor, which is clocked at 2.0GHz along with 505 GPU. Interestingly, this is the first smartphone in the Redmi A series to be powered by an octa-core processor.

Xiaomi Redmi 7A: Software

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On the software front, the Redmi 7A runs on Android 9.0 Pie with company’s custom MIUI 10 running on top of it. The user interface comes loaded with feature like gesture controls and more.

Xiaomi Redmi 7A: Camera

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On the camera front, the Redmi 7A is equipped with a 12-megapixel rear camera with Sony IMX486 sensoe and LED flash. For the front, there is a 5-megapixel selfie shooter for selfies and video calling. The company has revealed that Redmi 7A will soon get AI scene detection feature with an upcoming update. 

Xiaomi Redmi 7A: Battery

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On the battery front, the smartphone is juiced up by a 4000mAh battery that support 10W fast charging. The company claims that the phone can deliver 198 hours of music playback, 17 hours HD video playback, 20 hours of VoLTE calling.

Xiaomi Redmi 7A: Security

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In terms of security, the Redmi 7A does not feature fingerprint sensor. However, it is loaded with face unlock feature along with standard PIN, passcode and pattern unlock.


Xiaomi Redmi 7A: Competition

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As for the competition is concerned, the Redmi 7A will face a stiff competition from the Realme C2. Both the smartphones comes loaded with competitve specs and both of them are priced quite aggressively.

Xiaomi Redmi 7A: Other features

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The company has added Wireless FM Radio support on the Redmi 7A. With this, users no longer requires a headphone to listen to FM Radio. Furthermore, it features splash protection, which reduces the corrosion due to common liquids including sweat, oils, beverages etc.