In terms of affordability, Xiaomi is the brand to carve an identity in the smartphone market. Emphasizing on the entry-level lowest budget, Xiaomi has released Redmi 7 2+32GB variant in Nepal. Redmi 7 is an upgraded version of Redmi 6 having new Aura design introduced. It was first launched in China and is recently launched in Nepal.
The Redmi 7 has a dot-drop display and features 6.26-inches HD+ screen having 1520X720 pixel in resolution and uses Corning Gorilla Glass 5 which offers protection against bumps and scratches. With fine viewing and sufficiently sharp and vibrant color, it offers good visual experience. Its transparent compression moulding and a colour gradient effect with Nano-coating in its back renders a premium feel. This Splash resistant device comes with the thickness of 8.4 mm and weighs just 180 grams which makes this device to use comfortably with one hand.
Redmi 7 is running on MIUI 10 based on Android 9 pie OS. The device is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 632 octa-core CPU. It is the best processor in terms of performance under sub 15k budget currently in the market. On the memory side, it comes with 2GB of RAM and 32 GB of storage capacity which further can be extended up to 512GB via microSD.
Redmi 7 has a 12MP main camera paired with a 2MP depth sensor in its rear, which can shoot HD videos and capture decent images at good light conditions. AI scene detection brings Smart recognition up to 27 scenes for real-time photo optimization. The 8MP Selfie camera comes with a screen flash for taking selfies even at low light conditions.
The smartphone has both fingerprint reader and AI face unlock for security and it unlocks the device with a single glance. Fingerprint reader lies in the rear of the device. Connectivity options included in the device are Wi-Fi, Mobile Hotspot, Bluetooth, GPS with A-GPS, etc.
The Redmi 7 also features an impressive battery life. It has a battery capacity of 4,000mAh that
according to the company claims it can easily last for 2 days with moderate usage.
With the recent launch in Nepal, its availability is widespread online as well in MI stores and retail stores with two versions. Company tagged the price NRs 14,999/- for 2GB RAM + 16GB ROM and NRs 16,999 for 3GB RAM + 32GB ROM configuration. It comes with Comet Blue, Lunar Red and Eclipse Black color variant.