Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 Pro February launch: Waterdrop notch, Snapdragon 675, 48MP camera and all we know so far

first_img Sneha Saha New DelhiJanuary 17, 2019UPDATED: January 18, 2019 09:46 IST HIGHLIGHTSXiaomi itself has confirmed that it is working on the Redmi Note 7 Pro.Redmi Note 7 Pro could be launching in another month, that is in February.Rumours suggest that the Redmi Note 7 Pro will be powered by Qualcomm’s recently announced Snapdragon 675 processor.Xiaomi just launched the Redmi Note 7 and looks like the company is already planning to launch the Pro version of it. In fact, Xiaomi itself has confirmed that it is working on the Redmi Note 7 Pro. A new report coming from a Weibo, a Chinese microblogging site, user suggests that the Redmi Note 7 Pro could be launching in another month, that is in February. Xiaomi seemingly planning to launch two more phones — Mi Mix 3 5G and Mi 9 — in February during the Mobile World Congress.Coming back to the Redmi Note 7 Pro, the phone is expected to look almost like the Redmi Note 7. The Note 7 Pro is said to come with the same Waterdrop notch display with slimmer bezels. On the back panel, the Xiaomi phone could user gradient finish like in the Redmi Note 7. This means that as far as the overall design is concerned the Pro version will be similar to the Redmi Note 7. The only possible difference between the two Redmi phones could be in the hardware and camera department. Some rumours suggest that the Redmi Note 7 Pro will be more powerful than the Redmi Note 7 and will also sport more capable cameras. Ahead of the launch, a lot has been revealed about the Redmi Note 7 Pro, let’s take a quick look at them.–First the design. As far as the overall design of the phone is concerned, the Redmi Note 7 Pro will be similar to the Redmi Note 7. The phone is expected to come with gradient finish like Note 7 and also be available in funky colours. The Redmi Note 7 retails in various colours — red, pink, blue, purple, black, among others. The Note 7 Pro will sport a 2D glass on the back panel and waterdrop notch on the front which will equip the selfie camera, we expect there could be one front shooter but considering the Note 6 Pro comes with two Xiami might considering two on the Note 7 Pro as well. There’s no clarity on the same as of now. The bezels on all sides on the Redmi Note 7 Pro will be slimmer when compared to the Redmi Note 6 Pro.advertisement–The screen of the Redmi Note 7 Pro could be similar to the Redmi Note 7, but Xiaomi might use AMOLED display in this phone. The Redmi Note 7 comes packed with a 6.3-inch full-HD+ LTPS display with screen resolution of 1080×2340 pixels and aspect ratio of 19.5:9. The display of the Redmi Note 7 is protected with Corning Gorilla Glass 5.–Performance is said to be one area where the Redmi Note 7 Pro will see improvements compared to the Redmi Note 7. Notably, the Redmi Note 7 is powered by 2.2GHz Snapdragon 660 octa-core SoC coupled with Adreno 512 GPU. Rumours suggest that the Redmi Note 7 Pro will be powered by Qualcomm’s recently announced Snapdragon 675 processor. The Snapdragon 675 chipset is said to be much powerful than even the Snapdragon 710 which powers the Mi 8 SE. But, considering the Note 7 Pro is going to be an affordable phone Qualcomm may incorporate a slower GPU, less capable ISP, and cost-effective 11nm manufacturing process for the Xiaomi phone.–The Redmi Note 7 was launched in three variants — 3GB RAM/32GB storage, 4GB RAM/64GB storage, and 6GB RAM/64GB storage that can be expanded further up to 256GB via microSD card. We expect the Redmi Note 7 Pro to come with the same variants. Furthermore, the Redmi Note 7 Pro could come with the same battery setup as the Redmi Note 7. The Note 7 packs a 4,000mAh battery with support for Quick Charge 4.–Besides the overall performance, the Redmi Note 7 could be better and improved as far as the camera setup is concerned. A new leak suggests that the Redmi Note 7 Pro will also come with a 48MP main camera but will use Sony IMX 586 sensor, unlike the Note 7. The Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 Pro comes with a 48MP main rear camera paired with Samsung ISOCELL Bright GM1 sensor and f/1.8 aperture. For the second sensor on the back the Note 7 Pro could in line with the Note 7 which features a secondary camera of 5MP for capturing depth shots. On the front, the Redmi Note 7 Pro is expected to include a 13-megapixel camera like the Note 7 until Xiaomi plans to add a second camera.–We expect the Redmi Note 7 Pro to come with Android 9 Pie based on MIUI 10 unlike the Note 7. Sadly, the Redmi Note 7 runs MIUI 9 based on Android Oreo.–As far as the pricing is concerned, the Redmi Note 7 Pro is said to be slightly expensive than the Redmi Note 7 due to the extras that it will be offering. A new leak suggests that the Redmi Note 7 Pro could be priced between CNY 1,399 – 1,499, which translates to Rs 14,600 – 15,700. This could be the price of the base model of the phone. Meanwhile, the Redmi Note 7 has been launched at a starting price of 999 yuan, which roughly translates to Rs 10,500.advertisementALSO READ | Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 Pro key specs and price revealed, launch likely in FebruaryALSO READ | Redmi Note 7 teardown video reveals surprising details about Xiaomi phoneALSO READ | Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 with 48MP camera and Snapdragon 660 launched, India price could be around Rs 10,500Get real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. 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