Xiaomi earlier launched its Redmi 7 smartphone this year which was the successor to the Redmi 6. And now, the company has made the Redmi 7A official as it was unveiled in China today. Earlier the device was spotted on the Chinese regulator TENAA website. The Redmi 7A is the watered-down version of the Redmi 7 and comes with budget segment worthy specifications. And it shouldn’t be a surprise that the Redmi 7A is the successor to the Redmi 6A. Highlights of the Redmi 7A includes a traditional smartphone design with top and bottom bezels. There isn’t a notch or a punch-hole camera on its 5.45-inch display. It packs a 4,000mAh battery and comes with a 13MP rear camera.
Although the company hasn’t announced the price of the device yet but it is clear that it would be a budget segment device. According to the predecessors of the Redmi 7A, it could be priced around Rs 6,000 – Rs 8,000. The device comes in two colour options – Blue and Matte Black.
The company announced about the new Redmi 7A on its official Weibo account. The Redmi 7A will be launched in China on May 28, which is also the launch date of the Redmi K20. So, there is a possibility that the company will be launching both these devices at the same time and at the same launch event.
Redmi 7A specifications and features
The Redmi 7A sports a 5.45-inch HD (720 x 1440 pixels) resolution with an aspect ratio of 18:9. It is powered by a 2.0GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 439 SoC. Currently, the company didn’t reveal about the RAM or the internal storage of the device. But it did reveal that the Redmi 7A will come with microSD card support of up to 256GB. The Redmi 7A runs Android 9.0 Pie skinned with MIUI 10. As mentioned above, the Redmi 7A packs a big 4,000mAh battery with 10W fast charging support. The device comes with special modes for senior citizens and a Family Guardian Function. It also come with a P2i splash resistant coating which makes it resistant against accidental splashes and rain damage.
On the camera front, the rear camera of the Redmi 7A comes with a 13MP main sensor with PDAF. There is also a 5MP selfie camera with AI Face Unlock Support.
Other features of the Redmi 7A include P2i splash resistant coating, 3.5mm audio jack, and a Micro-USB port. For connectivity, we could see 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.2, and GPS in the Redmi 7A.
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