Know more detailed information on Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 specifications here. Know how to distinguish which Redmi Note 7 variant based on its hardware specs: chipset, CPUs, GPU, Camera sensor, etc.
Recently today, February 28th 2019, Xiaomi has announced the release of its latest mid-range Android phone. This release marks the debut of first device of the Redmi brand.
Yup, you heard it right! Xiaomi has officially made Redmi independent as its subsidiary brand. All phones released under this sub-brand have the Redmi logo instead of the previously Mi logo.
Just like Oppo and Vivo – short of!
Anyhow, all Redmi phones still get all the MIUI awesomeness and full support of Xiaomi developers.
The purpose of this article is giving you clear understanding of the differences in specs of Redmi Note 7 China vs Redmi Note 7 India vs Redmi Note 7 Pro. It is confusing for some people.
Previously, we were confused with Redmi Note 5 India (which is basically Redmi 5 Plus a.k.a Vince), Redmi Note 5 Ai/Global, Redmi Note 5 China, and Redmi Note 5 Pro (India). Except the Vince, the later devices are almost identical and all inherit codename Whyred.
The situation is repeated. We have a strong dejavu!
Rather than throwing lengthily paragraphs, we’ll go with right into differences and similarities of the devices.
Let’s dive in! Shall we..
Redmi Note 7 China: 48MP Samsung sensor, f/1.8, 1/2″, 0.8µm (main camera) and 5 MP, f/2.4 (secondary) for depth sensor.
Redmi Note 7 Pro: 48MP, f/1.8, Sony IMX586 sensor (main camera) and 5MP (secondary) depth sensor.
Redmi Note 7 India: 12MP, f/2.2, unknown sensor (main camera) and 2MP, (secondary) depth sensor.
Chipset (SoC), CPUs, and GPU Differences
Redmi Note 7 China: Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 (14 nm) with Octa-core CPUs (4×2.2 GHz Kryo 260 & 4×1.8 GHz Kryo 260), and Adreno 512 GPU.
Redmi Note 7 Pro: Qualcomm Snapdragon 675 (11 nm) with Octa-core CPUs (8x Kryo 460 @2.0GHz), and Adreno 612 GPU. Read more about Snapdragon 675 here.
Redmi Note 7 India: Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 (14 nm) with Octa-core CPUs (4×2.2 GHz Kryo 260 & 4×1.8 GHz Kryo 260), and Adreno 512 GPU.
RAM and Storage Variants Differences
Redmi Note 7 China: 3GB+32GB, 4GB+64GB, and 6GB+64GB.
Redmi Note 7 Pro: 4GB+64GB, and 6GB+128GB.
Redmi Note 7 India: 3GB+32GB, and 4GB+64GB.
All above hardware specifications are the main differences you can spot on all the variants. Other than those, following specs are similar on Redmi Note 7 Pro, China, and India:
- Product dimensions: 159.2 x 75.2 x 8.1mm (6.27 x 2.96 x 0.32 in).
- Operating System: Android 9.0 Pie via MIUI 10.
- Screen display: 6.3″ FHD+ (2340 x 1080) LTPS LCD; 19.5:9, Corning Gorilla Glass 5, (~81.4% screen-to-body ratio).
- Front/Selfie camera: 13 MP, f/2.2, 1.25µm.
- USB: 2.0 Type-C
- WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
- Bluetooth: 5.0, A2DP, LE
- GPS: Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
- Infrared port: Yes
- Radio: FM radio, recording
- Sensors: Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass.
- Battery: 4,000 mAh with 18W (9V/2A) fast charging, Qualcomm Quick Charge 4 (10W charger included).
- 3.5mm headphone jack: Yes.
- Video recording: 1080p@30/60/120fps (slow-mo). Powered with Gyro-EIS technology (Electronic Image Stabilizer)
Now you knew all the differences and all the similarities of all three Redmi Note 7 variants.
In terms of videography, the Redmi Note 7 Pro and Redmi Note 7 China both can record two encoders: H.264 MP4 for high compatibility, and H.265 for high performance recording.
Another feature that we really like the most on its China and Pro variants is the “Game Speed Booster“. This option enables its users to enhance the gaming experience.
Now, which one that you like the most? I guess it would be the Pro series, isn’t it? You tell me.