While the Redmi Note 7 launched in the Indian market came with 12MP + 2MP dual rear cameras, the same device in China featured 48MP + 5MP dual camera setup on the rear. Not much is known about the smartphone at the moment, although we can expect incremental upgrades over the existing Redmi Note 7.
While the Redmi Note 7 Pro sports 48MP Sony IMX586 sensor, the Redmi Note 7S (a.k.a Chinese Redmi Note 7) uses a 48MP Samsung GM1 sensor. After some initial teasers, Xiaomi on Thursday formally confirmed that its new 48-megapixel camera phone would be none other than the Redmi Note 7S. On the out, Redmi Note 7S will come with the same design as Redmi Note 7 and Redmi Note 7 Pro.More news: Ways To Reduce Your Risk Of Dementia, According To A New Report
After selling over 2 million units of the Redmi Note 7 series in India since its launch in March, the company is gearing up to add another phone to the popular series. In the latest Tweet on its official Redmi India Twitter handle, the company has announced the launch date for its upcoming device, the Redmi Note 7S.
The interesting thing to note is that the launch of the new Redmi Note 7S is not due for long and it will be released only a few days later. Both the models feature a 6.3-inch Full HD+ display with a waterdrop notch, and sport a gradient finish on the back.More news: Keanu Reeves Leaves Stephen Colbert Speechless After Comment On Death
The company is yet to confirm the processor, but it may run on the same chipset as Redmi Note 7, the Snapdragon 660 chip. The Redmi Note 7 Pro swaps that 12-megapixel camera for a higher resolution 48-megapixel camera, and uses a 5-megapixel camera for depth sensing. "Mark your calendars!" This message was accompanied by a picture of the Earth taken from the Redmi Note 7S. The phone has a 4,000mAh battery which also supports fast charging.
If it is rebranded Note 7, the pricing should also be the same.More news: American justice system 'largely evil', says Conrad Black after Trump's pardon
We'll find out more about the new phone on May 20, but it's clear that the ultra-competitive budget segment in India is set for yet another addition.
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