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Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 Pro

Redmi Note 7 Pro was launched in India on Thursday as Xiaomi’s latest Redmi Note-series flagship. The new phone has a Snapdragon 675 octa-core SoC and a 48-megapixel primary camera sensor. Xiaomi has also provided a 4,000mAh battery and up to 128GB of onboard storage. The Redmi Note 7 Pro additionally runs Android Pie with MIUI 10 on top. All this makes the Redmi Note 7 Pro a strong competitor against many other mid-range options. The phone will go on sale beginning March 13 in the country through Mi.com, Mi Home stores, and Flipkart. Xiaomi has also stated that the Redmi Note 7 Pro will reach the Mi partner offline retailers on the later date.  

But how’s the new model different from the Redmi Note 7₹ 11,315 that Xiaomi launched at the same event on Thursday? Read on to find out.

Redmi Note 7 Pro vs Redmi Note 7 price in India

The Redmi Note 7 Pro ₹ 19,999.99 price in India starts at Rs. 13,999 for the 4GB RAM/ 64GB storage variant, while its 6GB RAM/ 128GB storage model comes with a price tag of Rs. 16,999. Both variants come in three colour options, including Neptune Blue, Nebula Red, and Space Black. Also, the first two colour options come with a gradient finish.

Xiaomi will start selling the Redmi Note 7 Pro from March 13 (12 noon) through Mi.com, Flipkart, and Mi Home stores — with select offline retailers to follow.

In contrast, the Redmi Note 7 price in India has been set at Rs. 9,999 for the 3GB RAM/ 32GB storage model, whereas its 4GB RAM/ 64GB storage option comes at Rs. 11,999. Both variants come in Black, Ruby Red, and Sapphire Blue colour options and will go on sale for the first time at 12 noon on March 6. The phone will initially be available through Mi.com, Flipkart, and Mi Home stores.

Redmi Note 7 Pro vs Redmi Note 7 specifications, features

The Redmi Note 7 Pro and Redmi Note 7 run Android Pie-based MIUI 10. Both phones also come with the “Aura Design” language and feature a 6.3-inch full-HD+ (1080×2340 pixels) display along with a 19.5:9 aspect ratio. Further, the new models come with a Gorilla Glass 5 protection on both their front and back sides.

Redmi Note 7 Pro vs Redmi Note 7 processor

Under the hood, the Redmi Note 7 Pro has an 11nm, octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 675 SoC, paired with 4GB and 6GB RAM options. The Redmi Note 7, on the other hand, comes with an octa-core Snapdragon 660 SoC, coupled with 3GB and 4GB RAM options.

Redmi Note 7 Pro vs Redmi Note 7 storage

The Redmi Note 7 Pro also has 64GB and 128GB of inbuilt storage options along with microSD card support (up to 256GB). However, the Redmi Note 7 has 32GB and 64GB of onboard storage variants that both support microSD card (up to 256GB).

Redmi Note 7 Pro vs Redmi Note 7 Camera

For photos and videos, the Redmi Note 7 Pro has a dual rear camera setup that includes a 48-megapixel Sony IMX586 primary sensor along with 4-in-1 Super Pixel and an f/1.79 lens. There is also a 5-megapixel secondary sensor. The Redmi Note 7, on the other side, has a dual rear camera setup along with a 12-megapixel primary sensor that comes with an f/2.2 lens and a 2-megapixel secondary sensor. Notably, the India variant of the Redmi Note 7 is different from the China variant in this aspect, as the latter had a 48-megapixel Samsung ISOCELL GM-1 camera as the primary sensor in its dual rear camera setup, with the other camera being a 5-megapixel depth sensor.

On the selfie part, the Redmi Note 7 Pro and Redmi Note 7 both will come with a 13-megapixel sensor at the front. Both Redmi Note models come with AI Portrait mode and have features such as AI Beautify (4.0), Face recognition, HDR support, and AI scene detection to recognise up to 12 scenes.

Connectivity options on both the Redmi Note 7 Pro and Redmi Note 7 include 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth v5.0, GPS/ A-GPS, Infrared (IR) blaster, USB Type-C port, and a 3.5mm headphone jack. The smartphones also come with a fingerprint sensor at the back.

The Redmi Note 7 Pro and Redmi Note 7 both pack a 4,000mAh battery along with Qualcomm Quick Charge 4 support. Further, the Redmi Note 7 Pro and Redmi Note 7 measure 159.21×75.21×8.1mm. The Redmi Note 7 Pro at 186 grams, however, has one additional gram of weight over the Redmi Note 7 that weighs 185 grams.

General

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  • Device Type
    Smartphone Smartphone
  • Model
    Redmi Note 7 Redmi Note7 Pro
  • Announced
    10-01-2019 06-02-2019
  • Released
    31-03-2019 13-03-2019
  • Status
    Available Available
  • Sar Value
    Head: 0.962 W/kg, Body: 0.838 W/kg

Design

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  • Phone Type Design Type called form factor refers to a mobile phone's size, shape, and style as well as the layout and position of major components of phone. There are three major form factors seen in mobile phones => bar phones, folding phones and sliding phones.
    Candybar Candybar
  • Dimensions
    159.2 x 75.2 x 8.1 mm (6.27 x 2.96 x 0.32 in) 159.2 x 75.2 x 8.1 mm (6.27 x 2.96 x 0.32 in)
  • Weight
    186 g (6.56 oz) 186 g (6.56 oz)
  • Protection
    Front/back glass (Gorilla Glass 5), plastic frame Front/back glass (Gorilla Glass 5)
  • Colors
    Blue, Black, Twilight Gold Nebula Red, Neptune Blue, Space Black

Network

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  • 2G Network
    GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
  • 3G Network
    HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
  • 4G Network
    LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500) LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 40(2300), 41(2500)
  • SIM SIM (Subscriber Identity Module) is a small card that contains mobile network subscriber's account information. This allows the phone using the card to attach to a mobile network. The SIM card is most commonly associated with GSM and UMTS mobile networks. Moving a SIM card from one phone to another allows a subscriber to switch mobile phones without having to contact their mobile network carrier. SIM cards can also be used by a phone to store limited amounts of data, such as phone numbers and text messages.
    Nano SIM Nano SIM
  • Dual SIM
    Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by) Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)

Connectivity

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  • Bluetooth Bluetooth is a wireless communications technology for exchanging data between mobile phones, headsets, computers and other network devices over short distances without wires, Bluetooth technology was primarily designed to support simple wireless networking of personal consumer devices.
    5.0, A2DP, LE 5.0, A2DP, LE
  • Wi-fi Wi-Fi is a popular wireless networking technology using radio waves to provide high-speed network connections that allows devices to communicate without cords or cables, Wi-Fi is increasingly becoming the preferred mode of internet connectivity all over the world.
    Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot Yes Wi-Fi 802.11, a/ac/b/g/n/n 5GHz
  • Wi-fi Hotspot
  • Wi-Fi Direct
  • USB
    2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector USB 2.0
  • USB Type
    Type C Type C
  • USB OTG Support
  • GPS GPS The Global Positioning System is a satellite-based radio navigation system, GPS permits users to determine their position, velocity and the time 24 hours a day, in all weather, anywhere in the world, In order to locate your position, your device or GPS receiver must have a clear view of the sky.
    Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
  • NFC NFC (Near field communication) is a set of standards for smartphones and similar devices to establish peer-to-peer radio communications with each other by touching them together or bringing them into proximity, usually no more than a few inches.
  • Infrared Infrared connectivity is an old wireless technology used to connect two electronic devices. It uses a beam of infrared light to transmit information and so requires direct line of sight and operates only at close range.
  • HDMI HDMI (High-Definition Multimedia Interface) is a compact audio/video interface for transferring uncompressed video data and compressed or uncompressed digital audio data from a HDMI-compliant source device to a compatible computer monitor, video projector, digital television, or digital audio device.

Display

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  • Display Type Display Technology => A number of display technologies and types used in mobile phones => TFT (Thin Film Transistor), IPS (In-Place Switching), OLED (Organic Light Emitting Diode), AMOLED (Active-Matrix Organic Light-Emitting Diode), Super AMOLED (an even advanced version of AMOLED), Resistive Touchscreen (Resistive touchscreens contain two layer of conductive material with a very small gap between them which acts as a resistance), Capacitive Touchsceen (Capacitive touchscreen technology consists of a layer of glass coated with a transparent conductor)
    IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
  • Size
    6.3 inches, 97.4 cm2 (~81.4% screen-to-body ratio) 6.3 inches, 97.4 cm2
  • Resolution
    1080 x 2340 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio 1080 x 2340 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio
  • Display Colors Display Colors is refers to the number of different shades of colors that the screen is capable of displaying => 64K colors, 256K colors and 16 million colors, Obviously 16M is highest available range of colors and better than others.
    16M 16M
  • Pixel Density Pixel Density (PPI) is refers to the concentration of pixels on a particular display, measured in pixels per inch (ppi). Pixel density is calculated by dividing the diagonal pixel resolution of a display by its diagonal size, higher pixel density better display quality.
    ~409 ppi density ~409 ppi density
  • Touch Screen
    Capacitive touchscreen Capacitive touchscreen
  • Display Protection Display Protection => Gorilla Glass is a special alkali-aluminosilicate glass shield with exceptional damage resistance that helps protect mobile displays from scratches, drops, and bumps of everyday use, It is always better to go for a smartphone with Gorilla Glass for that added protection and peace of mind.
    Corning Gorilla Glass 5 Corning Gorilla Glass 5
  • Features
    Capacitive, Multi-touch, Scratch resistant, Corning Gorilla Glass 5, 2.5D curved glass screen, LTPS (Low Temperature PolySilicon), 1500:1 contrast ratio, 450 cd/m², 84% NTSC Capacitive, Multi-touch, Scratch resistant, Corning Gorilla Glass 5, 2.5D curved glass screen, LTPS (Low Temperature PolySilicon), 1500:1 contrast ratio, 450 cd/m², 84% NTSC

Camera

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  • Primary Camera Camera is able to capture photographs and usually videos, The most important characteristics of a camera are the resolution (measured in megapixels), lens focus type (fixed or automatic), higher megapixel cameras are known to capture higher quality photos, but not always a good measurement of the photos quality.
    Dual camera, 48 MP, f/1.8, 1/2", 0.8µm, PDAF + 5 MP, f/2.4, depth sensor or Indian Version : 12 MP, f/2.2, 1/2.9", 1.25µm, PDAF + 2 MP, f/2.4, depth sensor Dual 48 MP, f/1.8, 1/2", 0.8µm, PDAF + 5 MP, f/2.4, depth sensor
  • Front / Selfie camera
    13 MP, f/2.2, 1.25µm, HDR , Video recording :1080p@30fps 13 MP, HDR, Video recording at 1080p@30fps
  • Camera Features
    Digital Zoom, Auto Flash, Face detection, Touch to focus, Autofocus, Phase Detection, gyro-EIS Dual-LED flash, HDR, panorama, Yes Phase Detection, Autofocus, Digital Zoom, Auto Flash, Face detection, Touch to focus
  • Video
    1080p@30/60/120fps, (gyro-EIS) 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30/60/120fps, (gyro-EIS)
  • Flash Flash Light => There is commonly two types of flash lights are used in camera mobile phones, LED Flash (LED flash offers lower power consumption with drive circuitry that takes up very little room, LEDs can be strobed faster than any other light source), Xenon Flash (xenon flash produces an extremely intense full-spectrum white light for a very short duration)
    Dual-LED flash Dual-LED flash
  • Camera Settings
    Exposure compensation, ISO control Exposure compensation, ISO control
  • Shooting Modes
    Continuos Shooting, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR) Continuos Shooting, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)
  • Image Quality
    4000 x 3000 Pixels 8000 x 6000 Pixels

Software

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  • Operating System OS => Every computer system run on a base software called Operating System (OS). Operating System controls all basic operations of the computer (such as smartphone, PDAs, tablet computers and other handheld devices). The Operating System allows the user to install and run third party applications (apps), apps are used to add new functionality to the device.
    Android 9.0 (Pie) Android 9.0 (Pie)
  • User Interface UI or user interface of a device is the look and feel of the on-screen menu system. How it works, its color scheme, how it responds to button presses, all of these things are part of the user interface.
    MIUI 10 MIUI 10
  • Java Support Java for Mobile Devices is a set of technologies that let developers deliver applications and services to all types of mobile handsets, ranging from price efficient feature-phones to the latest smartphones. Java is currently running on over 3 billion phones worldwide, and growing. It offers unrivaled potential for the distribution and monetization of mobile applications.
    No YES
  • Facebook Facebook is a popular free social networking website that allows registered users to create profiles, upload photos and video, send messages and keep in touch with friends, family and colleagues. The site is available in 37 different languages.
  • Youtube Youtube is a popular free video-sharing website, Youtube is the largest video sharing site in the world, Millions of users around the world have created accounts on the site that allow them to upload videos that anyone can watch.

Hardware

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  • Chipset Chipset is a group of integrated circuits designed to perform one or a more dedicated functions, often with real time computing constraints, Popular smartphones are equipped with more advanced embedded chipsets that can do many different tasks depending on their programming.
    Qualcomm SDM660 Snapdragon 660 (14 nm) Qualcomm SDM675 Snapdragon 675 (11 nm)
  • CPU CPU (Central Processing Unit) mostly known as processors, CPU processes instructions in order to carry out certain functions that make your device operate properly. Processors are often described as the brain of computers, smartphones and tablets, Smartphones and tablets rely on processors to carry out their every task, Processors are an incredibly important factor in selecting any type of computing device, including your smartphone.
    Octa-core (4x2.2 GHz Kryo 260 & 4x1.8 GHz Kryo 260) Octa-core (2x2.0 GHz Kryo 460 Gold & 6x1.7 GHz Kryo 460 Silver)
  • GPU GPU (Graphics Processing Unit) is a single-chip processor designed to rapidly manipulate and alter memory to accelerate the creation of images in a frame buffer intended for output to a display, This includes things such as lighting effects, object transformations, and 3D motion.
    Adreno 512 Adreno 612
  • RAM (Memory) RAM (Random Access Memory) is a type of computer memory that can be accessed randomly, any byte of memory can be accessed without touching the preceding bytes that allows information to be stored and accessed quickly from random locations. RAM is the most common type of memory found in computer systems, smartphones, tablets and other electronic devices.
    6 GB 4 GB, 6 GB
  • Internal Storage Internal Storage is a data storage space (flash memory) mostly used in smartphones, tablets and other electronic devices where operating system, apps, music, photos, videos, files and other user data Is stored.
    64 GB, 4/6 GB RAM or 32 GB, 3 GB RAM 128 GB, 6 GB RAM or 64 GB, 4 GB RAM
  • Card Slot Memory Card Slot is a special slot for inserting a memory card. Memory cards allow you to expand the phone's built-in memory, A memory card (sometimes called a flash memory card or a storage card) is a small storage medium used to store data such as text, pictures, audio, and video, for use on small, portable or remote computing devices such as mobile phones, mp3 players, digital cameras.
    microSD, up to 256 GB (uses SIM 2 slot) microSD, up to 256 GB (uses SIM 2 slot)
  • Sensors Sensors are electronic components that detects and responds to some type of input from the physical environment. The specific input could be light, heat, motion, moisture, pressure and location, The output is generally a signal that is converted to use in computing systems, a location sensor, such as a GPS receiver is able to detect current location of your electronic device.
    Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
  • Clock Speed
    4x2.2 GHz Kryo 260 & 4x1.8 GHz Kryo 260 2x2.0 GHz Kryo 460 Gold & 6x1.7 GHz Kryo 460 Silver

Battery

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  • Battery Type Battery Type => Cell phones run on various kinds of batteries depending on the manufacturer, phone size or shape and features. There are basically four types of cell phone batteries => Lithium Polymer, Lithium Ion, Nickel Metal Hydride and Nickel Cadmium.
    Li-Ion (Lithium Ion) Li-Ion (Lithium Ion)
  • Capacity Battery Capacity is a measure (typically in Amp-hr) of the charge stored by the battery, and is determined by the mass of active material contained in the battery. The battery capacity represents the maximum amount of energy that can be extracted from the battery under certain conditions.
    4000 mAh 4000 mAh
  • Placement
    non-removable Non removable
  • Standby Standby Time is the total amount of time that you can leave your is fully charged, turned on and ready to send and receive calls or data transmissions before completely discharging the battery.
    upto 251 Hours(2G)
  • Wireless Charging Wireless Charging (Inductive Charging) uses an electromagnetic field to transfer energy between two objects. This is usually done with a charging station. Energy is sent through an inductive coupling to an electrical device, which can then use that energy to charge batteries or run the device.
  • Fast Charging

Media

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  • Audio Playback
    PCM, AAC/AAC+/eAAC+, MP3, AMR–NB and WB, FLAC, and WAV PCM, AAC/AAC+/eAAC+, MP3, AMR–NB and WB, FLAC, and WAV
  • Video Playback
    H.264 (Baseline/Main/High profile), MPEG4 (Simple profile/ASP), and VC-1 (Simple/Main/Advanced profile) H.264 (Baseline/Main/High profile), MPEG4 (Simple profile/ASP), and VC-1 (Simple/Main/Advanced profile)
  • FM Radio
    Yes YES
  • Alert Types
    beeps LED notification, BeepsYes
  • Ring Tones
    Yes YES
  • Loudspeaker
    Yes
  • Handsfree
    Yes, Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic 3.15mm Jack

Data

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  • GPRS GPRS (General Packet Radio Service) is a packet oriented mobile data service on the 2G and 3G cellular communication system's global system for mobile communications (GSM), Generally, GPRS is used for the purpose of wireless data transfer, such as sharing pictures and videos or browsing the Internet via a mobile phone connection.
  • EDGE EDGE (Enhanced Data GSM Environment) is a wireless network technology generally considered the next step in the 2G network offers data transfer rates up to four times faster than ordinary GSM networks, Generally, EDGE is used for the purpose of wireless data transfer, such as sharing pictures and videos or browsing the Internet via a mobile phone connection.
  • Speed
    HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (2CA) Cat12 600/150 Mbps
  • Web Browser Web Browser => a web browser is a software application used to locate, retrieve and display content on the World Wide Web, including Web pages, images, video and other files, The primary function of a web browser is to render HTML, the code used to design or markup webpages.
    Yes YES

Messaging

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  • SMS SMS (Short Messaging Service) is a text messaging service component of phone, Web, or mobile communication systems. It uses standardized communications protocols to allow mobile phone devices to exchange short text messages over the networks.
    Yes Yes
  • MMS MMS (Multimedia Messaging Service) is a standard way to send messages that include multimedia content (audio clips, video clips and images) to and from mobile phones over wireless networks using the WAP protocol.
  • Email Email (Electronic Mail) is a system for receiving, sending, and storing electronic messages, Similar to a letter, email is text messages that may contain files, images, or other attachments sent via the internet to a recipient by using applications and software prograps. An email address is required to receive email, and that address is unique to the user.
    YES YES
  • IM IM (Instant Messaging) is an exchange of text messages through a software application, it enable you to create a kind of private chat room with another individual in order to communicate in real time over the Internet.
    YES YES

Security Features

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  • Face Detection
  • Fingerprint Scanner
  • Fingerprint scanner position
    Backside
  • Anti-theft Protection
    No YES, Thirdparty apps
  • Password/PIN/Pattern protection
  • Encryption
  • Screen lock

Miscellaneous

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