Redmi a sub-brand of Xiaomi had announced their upcoming phone Redmi 7A in May. Now the company has successfully launched the Redmi 7A with China being its first market.
Redmi 7A is the upgraded version of the Redmi 6A which was launched last year whereas it is less powerful than the Redmi 7. If you see the images of the new Redmi 7A you will see some traditional looks in this device.
With traditional looks I mean there is no notch present, still the presence of old bezels. But it seems that Redmi has given more priority to performance and hardware rather than design keeping its price at the low segment.
So, is the Redmi 7A a device you need to buy in 2019? Let us have a look at its Hardware and Features.
Redmi 7A Specifications
Firstly talking about the display, it is a 5.45 inch IPS display with a resolution of 720 x 1440 pixels. As said earlier there is no any kind of notch so you are looking at the old bezels. The front panel has a 5 MP selfie camera with an earpiece installed at the top of the display as usual.
The rear panel of the phone still does not have any glass used. It has a matte finish to it. Also, there is a 13 MP Primary lens in the upper left side of the device with a LED flash placed vertically with the camera.
Hardware is something you do not wanna miss in this device. Redmi has provided Qualcomm Snapdragon 439 processor. Even though it is not as powerful, getting this processor at a low price is great. The processor is paired with 3 GB RAM which is next Pros of this device. It comes in two variants- 2 GB/ 16 GB internal storage and 3 GB/ 32 GB storage.
Some other specifications of the phone are it has a huge 4,000 mAh Battery. Yes, you heard it right 4,000 mAh battery can be a lot for such device with small display. So it seems we are seeing good battery backup from this device. The battery is charged by 10W charging support. It also has P2i splash coating, Micro USB port, 3.5mm audio port. It comes with Android 9 Pie with MIUI 10 installed from the box.
Price and Availability
Redmi has set the price for this device to be $80 or $86. So yes it is a budget-friendly device. The device has been launched in China today. So we will be soon seeing this device in the global market.
- Display: 5.45 inch IPS with 720 x 1440 pixels, Bezel display
- Performance: Qualcomm Snapdragon 439 with Adreno 505 GPU
- RAM: 2/3 GB
- ROM: 16/32 GB
- Rear Camera: 13 MP, f/2.2 PDAF
- Front Camera: 5 MP, f/2.2
- Battery: 4000 mAh with 10W charging
- OS: Android 9 Pie, MIUI 10
- Dimensions: 70.41 x 146.3 x 9.5 mm
- Weight: 150g
- Colors Available: Matte Black, Morning Blue, Matte Gold, Matte Blue