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Xiaomi Redmi 7A is the latest smartphone that has entered the Indian market and it comes under the category of a low budget phone. It is a feature-packed phone and aims to make its place in the entry-level segment in the smartphone market as it is priced within Rs. 8000. The 5.45 inches with an HD+ display phone houses a 12MP primary camera with 5MP secondary camera, also Sd 439 processor powers the phone along with a 4000mAh battery packed inside. Eager to know what are all the features available at an affordable price? Then come on, let us know in the following segments.
Display: The front panel features 5.45 inches (13.84 cm) IPS display with 1440 X 720 pixels resolution. It has an aspect ratio of 18:9 with an HD+ display type. With 295 PPI the screen is sharper and provides vivid experience in viewing the contents on the screen.
Design: Redmi 7A has smooth finishing with round-edged design, and is available in fabulous color options like Matte black, Matte gold and Matte blue. Also, you can easily handle this phone since it measures 146.3mm X 70.41mm X 9.5mm and weighs 165 grams.
Software and Processor: This handset runs on Android 9.0 (Pie). It is powered with 2.0GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 439 octa-core processor paired with Adreno 505GPU that gives seamless faster experience.
Battery: It comes with a non-removable Lithium-Polymer battery with 4000mAh capacity that gives a long battery life up to 48 hours. It supports 10W charging that reduces the charging time significantly.
Camera: The rear panel features a 12MP camera with 1.25-micrometer large pixels and Physical Aperture of F/2.2. The selfie camera in the front has 5MP lens with Physical Aperture of F/2.2 and 1.12-micrometer as its pixel size. The camera comes with LED flash (rear), HDR and AI Beautify Mode.
Variants: The phone is available in two variants with 16GB internal storage on base variant and 32GB internal storage on the high-end variant. And there is 2GB RAM on both the variants.
Price in India: the base variant phone is priced at Rs. 5,999, whereas the high-end variant phone is priced at Rs. 6,199.
What’s in the box?
Handset, Power Adapter, Micro USB cable, 2 years warranty card, User Guide, SIM insertion tool.
|Price in India||Rs. 5,999|
|Display||5.45 inches (13.84cm)|
|Launch date in India||July 11 2019|
|Launch date||July 11, 2019|
|Operating system||Android v9.0 (Pie)|
|SIM slots||Dual SIM, GSM + GSM, Dual Volte|
|SIM size||SIM1: Nano SIM2: Nano|
|Network||4G: Available, 3G: Available, 2G: Available|
|FM Radio||Yes, Wireless FM|
|Core details||2GHz, Quad-core with Cortex A53 + 1.45 GHz Quad-core with Cortex A53|
|Chipset||Qualcomm Snapdragon 439|
|Colors||Matte Blue, Matte Gold, Matte Black|
|Display type||IPS LCD|
|Screen to body ratio claimed by the brand||74.42%|
|Pixel density||295 pixels per inch|
|Features||Contrast Ratio- 1000:1, NTSC Ratio 70%, Ultra-Large Text, TUV Rheinland-certified|
|Screen size||5.45 inches (13.83 cm)|
|Screen resolution||720 X 1440 pixels|
|Touch screen||Yes, Capacitive Touch screen, Multi-touch|
|Expandable storage||Yes, up to 256GB|
|USB OTG support||Yes|
|Physical aperture||F/2.2 (Rear and Front)|
|Flash||LED Flash (Rear)|
|Camera features||AI Beautification Mode, Sony IMX486 with 5P lens in Main Sensor, 1.25micrometer large pixel on rea camera, 1.12micrometer pixel in front camera,|
|Wi-Fi||Yes Wi-Fi 802.11, b/g/n|
|Wi-Fi features||Wi-Fi Direct, Mobile Hotspot|
|USB connectivity||Mass storage device, USB charging, microUSB 2.0|
|Network support||4G, 3G, 2G|
|GPS||Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS|
Fonenews Expert Review of Redmi 7A :
Redmi 7A has entered the Indian market with the tag line “Smart Desh Ka Smart Phone”. This phone provides the best features within its price bracket. The body of the phone is given a matte finish in different colors like Matte Black, Matte Blue, and Matte Gold. It is designed to have curved edges which makes it non-slippery. It has a pretty look and is easy to handle with the dimensions of 146.3mm X 70.41mm X 9.5mm and weighs 162 grams. The device has a splash-proof nano-coating which protects it from corrosion from sweat, oil, beverages, etc.
The screen size is 5.45 inches (13.84 cm) that come with IPS LCD capacitive display (16M colors) with a resolution of 1440 X 720 pixels. Also, it features a reading mode which shields the eyes from damage and provides a better reading experience. Alongside, the 18:9 aspect ratio makes the screen viewing sharper and clearer. Furthermore, the Ultra-Large text feature helps you to read the contents without straining your eyes. The device has a splash-proof nano-coating which protects it from corrosion from sweat, oil, beverages, etc.
Above all, here comes the most important factor, battery. This phone packs a non-removable Lithium-Polymer battery with a capacity of 4000mAh that gives two days battery life. The 10-watt micro USB charger that comes with the phone helps the battery get into life within no time, thus helping you to quickly charge the device when you are in a hurry. The company promises that battery supports 198 hours of music playback, 30 hours of VoLTE calling and 13 hours’ video playback also it provides 19 days of standby time.
As far as the software and processors are concerned, this device is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 439 Soc (12nm) chipset mated with Adreno 505 GPU which supports smooth flow games and also provides a seamless experience while multi-tasking. The CPU is also paired with an octa-core processor having the clock speeds at 2.0GHz and 1.45GHz. It has 2GB RAM with 16GB/32GB storage options hence it is available in two variants. Both the variants have an option to expand storage up to 256GB using microSD card.
Since it is an entry-level smartphone it has a single 12MP camera on the rear side. The rear camera features IMX 486 sensor with 1.2micrometer pixels with the options like phase detection autofocus which snaps detailed portraits and clear landscapes. The 5MP front camera with Physical Aperture of F/2.2 features faces recognition, selfie timer, front camera HDR. It records videos at the frame rate of 1080P X 30fps and 720P @ 30fps.
The device can be unlocked using the face unlock technology. On pressing the power button the phone analyzes the face and unlocks it quickly. The other security options include pin, password, and pattern. It does not support the fingerprint sensor.
The dedicated card slot option helps you to use two Nano-SIM cards from different carriers and a microSD card together. Both the SIM cards can use 4G connectivity at the same time. Furthermore, it also supports various other connectivity options like 3G, 2G networks, Wi-Fi, Wi-Fi Direct, Mobile Hotspot, and Bluetooth v4.2.
The handset comes with pre-installed apps like Paytm, Helo and Share cat, other than this it has companies own MI pay, MI credit, MI drop.
Last but not the least, this handset has a special feature, that is headphone free Radio, which means you can listen to your favorite show and tune into your favorite channel without the hassle of wires.
COMPARISON GUIDE -Xiaomi Redmi 7A vs Realme C2 Specifications, features compared
Redmi 7A is priced at Rs 5,799/-
Realme C2 starts at Rs 5,999/-
Realme C2 offers an eye-catching design while the Redmi 7A gets a Snapdragon 439 SoC.
A competitor to Xiaomi Redmi 7A in terms of features and price is Realme C2. Let’s find out the qualities of both the phones by comparing their features in the below table.
|Xiaomi Redmi 7A|
|Redmi 7A has a display screen of 5.45 inches, IPS LCD (16M), 18:9 aspect ratio, with the of 720 X 1440 pixels with multi-touch feature.|
|Realme C2 comes with a display screen of 6.1 inches, Color IPS LCD (16M), 1560 X 720 pixels with multi-touch feature.|
|It is powered with 2.0GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 439, paired with Adreno 505 GPU.|
|Powered with 2.0GHz octa-core Media Tek Helio P22 mated with GE8320 GPU|
|It sports a 12MP rear camera with IMX486 F/2.2 Physical Aperture that has autofocus feature. Also, 5MP front camera for selfies with F/2.2 Physical Aperture is found above the display.|
|It has 13MP + 2MP dual rear camera with F/2.2 Physical Aperture that has autofocus feature. There is a 5MP front camera with F/2.2 Physical Aperture to click selfies.|
|Under the hood is non-removable Li-Po 4000mAh battery. 10W fast charging option.|
|Comes packed with non-removable Li-ion 4000mAh battery.|
|It runs on Android v9.0 (Pie).|
|It works on Android v9.0 (Pie).|
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