Redmi 7A went on its first sale in India yesterday. Right after the sale got over, Xiaomi announced that its newly-launched budget smartphone will be going on its second sale on July 18.
According to the Chinese technology brand, the smartphone went out of stock in a matter of seconds. Therefore, the company’s India Managing Director Manu Kumar Jain stated that Xiaomi will be putting up more number of Redmi 7A smartphones for the second sale. However, the smartphone maker has not revealed the actual total number sold units of Xiaomi’s Redmi 7A during its first ever sale. The sale started on Flipkart at 12 PM noon on Thursday.
Just minutes after when the smartphone went out of stock during its first sale in India Manu Kumar Jain tweeted saying “Today’s sale was out of stock within seconds on both @Flipkart and http://Mi.com ! We are further increasing production. More quantity to be available for next week’s sale @ 18th July (next Thursday).”
The second round of Redmi 7A’s sale will also take place via Flipkart and Mi.Com. The company is claiming to bring more stock of the Chinese smartphone on the scheduled July 18 sale.
Redmi 7A price in India
The Redmi 7A starting price is Rs. 5,999 for the 2GB RAM with 16GB storage option, while its 32GB storage variant is available at Rs. 6,199. The smartphone is available in three colour variants: Matte Black, Matte Blue, and Matte Gold.
As an introductory offer, the Chinese company is offering a discount of Rs 200 on both the variants of Redmi 7A in India throughout July. This will bring down the cost of the Redmi 7A to as low as Rs 5,799. Flipkart is also offering EMI options, exchange offers, along with an additional 5% off for customers who pay for the purchase via Axis Bank Buzz credit card. In the same way, Mi.com is offering exchange discounts, 125GB of additional 4G data, and a cashback of Rs 2,200 for the Reliance Jio customers. On the purchase of the smartphone, the company is also offering Mi Protect service starting at Rs 399.
Redmi 7A specifications, features
Redmi 7A runs Android 9.0 Pie skinned with MIUI 10 and features a 5.45-inch HD+ (720×1440 pixels) display. It is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 439 SoC, paired with 2GB RAM. For imaging duties, the Redmi 7A sports a 12MP Sony IMX486 camera with an LED flash and PDAF lens. There is also a 5MP selfie camera on the front that has support for AI Face Unlock. The company has also announced to bring an AI Scene Detection feature to the smartphone via an over-the-air (OTA) update. The device houses a 4,000mAh battery that has support for 10W charging and includes P2i splash-resistant coating on top.
For connectivity, it has 4GVoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth v4.0, GPS/ A-GPS, FM radio, Micro-USB, and a 3.5mm headphone jack.
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