September 24, 2023

Prime Options

Good Design

Lengthy battery life

Good efficiency

With so many selections within the smartphone market, it’s tough for a smartphone model to carve an id for oneself. Sustaining that id is equally tough and vital. One such model is Xiaomi. Ever since its was first launched in India, the cellular firm has positively earned a considerably distinguished place within the cellular business. Affordability has been the fixed mantra of the Chinese language firm. Availability of Xiaomi smartphone through flash gross sales (initially) additional maintains the thrill across the model.

The agency just lately launched Redmi 7 in India, a month after it was first launched in China. The smartphone was unveiled alongside the Redmi Y3. Redmi 7 is available in two RAM variants – 2GB and 3GB which include a price ticket of Rs 7,999 and Rs 8,999, respectively. We used the telephone for a number of days, right here’s our assessment.

Xiaomi Redmi 7: Design

Xiaomi has launched the brand new ‘Aura Smoke’ design with the Redmi 7. The design comes with Lunar Pink and Comet Blue color variants of the telephone. Additional, the handset function a shiny plastic physique, which is an improve from the Redmi 6. Apparently, the sides of the system has matte plastic body not like the shiny again. This feels unusual whereas holding the telephone. The again of the system will get soiled too simply. One has to continuously rub off the mud and different tiny particles that stick with its shiny panel. Its entrance is not any smudge free from fingerprints marks.

Redmi 7 comes with what the corporate calls ‘dot’ notch on the entrance. The handset has a vertically-aligned twin digicam with LED flash on the again. The fingerprint scanner can be discovered positioned on the again. Redmi branding will be seen on the backside of the system. On the smartphone’s left edge is the SIM card tray. The telephone comes with three totally different slots – two SIM card and one microSD card slot. Energy buttons and quantity rocker buttons are positioned on the proper edge. Charging USB port will be discovered on the common backside fringe of the system. Twin speaker vents are additionally positioned on the backside. Prime fringe of Redmi 7 homes a 3.5mm headphone jack and a microphone.

Redmi 7 is a heavy telephone with a shiny end design on the again. This makes it susceptible to frequent drops and requires person to watch out.

Xiaomi Redmi 7: Show

The smartphone comes with a giant show and have a 6.26-inch HD+ display screen. It has a decision of 1520×720 pixels and a screen-to-body ratio of 19:9. Xiaomi has added Corning Gorilla Glass 5 to the entrance display screen for cover. As we beforehand said, the display screen will get sticky with fingerprint marks very simply.

The system’s viewing angles are wonderful and hues are sufficiently sharp and vibrant. One wants to maximise the brightness ranges to make use of Redmi 7 in daylight. The display screen mechanically adapts and modifications brightness ranges when again indoors.

There are three choices to optimize show and contrast- computerized distinction, elevated distinction and customary. Whereas the automated mode alters the distinction for obtainable gentle, customary retains the distinction fixed. Then there are three color choices as nicely – default, heat and funky. One could select relying on his/her utilization. There’s a separate studying mode which makes the colours hotter permitting the eyes to chill out.

Xiaomi Redmi 7: Efficiency

We have been comfortable to see the Android 9 Pie based mostly MIUI 10 working system in Redmi 7. The person interface of MIUI is person pleasant and straightforward to navigate. We didn’t see any noticeable time lag whereas switching between the apps. Among the pre-installed apps that include Redmi 7 are Sharechat, Paytm, Mi Distant, Mi Drop and Cleaner. Nevertheless, there isn’t a app drawer with MIUI which can hassle few who are inclined to categorize related apps into one.

Redmi 7 has options like second area and twin apps. The previous creates a separate profile of the person’s information to retailer apps and images securely. Twin apps, alternatively, permits one to create clone apps.

The smartphone is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 632 octa-core processor coupled with 2GB and 3GB RAM choices. The Snapdragon processor is one other improve in Redmi 7 from its predecessor that got here with MediaTek Helio P22.

We used the system for gentle gaming and it functioned very well and clean. Nevertheless, it start to falter in case of heavier video games. Not solely the system’s pace decreased but in addition it started to warmth up. The heating challenge additionally occurred for extended periods of web browsing and watching motion pictures.

The smartphone has each fingerprint reader and face unlock for safety. Whereas it took a number of seconds to unlock the telephone utilizing face, it was comparatively fast to take action utilizing fingerprint scanner. We didn’t face any main calling challenge whereas utilizing the telephone. There was stability of community and readability of voice throughout a name.

We ran a number of benchmark checks on the system. It scored 103318 on the Antutu Benchmark take a look at. It’s larger when in comparison with Realm C1’s 73870 and Realme C2’s 68000 rating. Redmi 7’s Geekbench rating was 1234 and 4272 in single-core and multi-core checks.

Xiaomi Redmi 7: Digicam

The smartphone affords a 8-megapixel digicam on the entrance for selfies. It comes with AI Magnificence 4.0 that beautifies the images. The twin-lens rear digicam has a 12-megapixel major sensor and a 2-megapixel depth sensor. As an entry-level telephone, Redmi 7 delivers spectacular picture high quality. This may increasingly give an edge to the system over different rivals in the identical worth class.

Not solely does the rear digicam has portrait mode, the selfie digicam too comes with the options. The blur impact on this mode was passable. There weren’t a lot noises within the pictures captured by the system. Nevertheless, the system doesn’t seize a lot particulars. However we cannot complain about it, contemplating its worth.

The usage of AI in beautifying pictures could disappoint a number of. Whereas it are inclined to retain pure colors and surrounding, however in some circumstances the beautification is aggressive. Capturing photographs in low gentle is a problem, even for flagship smartphones. Redmi 7 too struggles however conserving the tight funds, it does the work nicely.

Xiaomi Redmi 7: Battery

Xiaomi Redmi 7 is backed by a 4000mAh battery. It takes greater than two hours to completely cost the system. We’re actually impressed with the system’s battery life and can fee it 9 out of the ten. With a median utilization that will embody actions like 2-3 hours of music, 1-2 hours of social media shopping, 3-4 hours of video periods, the system can final a day simply with a single cost. Nevertheless, it might probably survive greater than a day utilizing the Adaptive Battery function that restrict battery for apps that aren’t used typically.


We talked about in our first impressions of Redmi 7 that the smartphone has all of the components required to make Android smartphone. Throughout our assessment, we discovered that the smartphone fares nicely in two main elements – battery and digicam capabilities. The handset seems to be good with its new shiny plastic physique with ‘Aura Smoke’ design.

Xiaomi has launched two variants of the smartphone. Whereas the 2GB + 32GB mannequin retails at Rs 7,999, different mannequin with 3GB RAM is priced at Rs 8,999. Because of this customers will get a further RAM of 1GB by paying an additional Rs 1,000. At this worth level, Redmi 7 will compete with Realme C2 and Asus Zenfone Max M2. In totality, Redmi 7 is an effective purchase for these in search of an inexpensive telephone with respectable seems to be and relatively quick processor.


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