Xiaomi has recently updated its line of budget smartphones. They have not lost their former advantages and received new ones. One of such devices is Redmi 7.
Features, equipment and design
The new smartphone Xiaomi Redmi 7 has an IPS display with a diagonal of 6.26 inches, a resolution of 1520 ? 720 pixels, with a pixel density of 269ppi.
Its performance is provided by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 632 processor based on 8 cores, clocked at 1.8 GHz. Adreno 506 works with it, which is responsible for graphics settings. Depending on the equipment category, the device can have 2 or 3 GB of RAM and 16/32/64 GB of internal memory. The battery is equipped with a 4000 mAh capacity.
The device runs on Android 9.0.0 Pie and MIUI 10.2.
The selfie camera received a resolution of 8 megapixels, the rear one consists of two lenses: the main one, with a resolution of 12 megapixels, with the ability to shoot FullHD video (1920 ? 1080), 30 fps; additional 2 Mp. There's also a flash.
With dimensions of 159 ? 76 ? 8.5 mm, the gadget weighs 180 grams.
The smartphone comes with documentation, a clip for opening the SIM card tray, memory, USB cable and a thin translucent black silicone case.
The gadget has thin frames, its front panel is almost completely occupied by the screen. It is protected by Gorilla Glass 5. In the upper part there is a notch for the speaker.
The back panel is made of plastic. The panels are connected to each other using an aluminum frame.
The upper end of the device is equipped with a 3.5 mm headphone jack and an infrared diode. On the right is the volume control and screen lock button, on the left is the SIM card tray. On the bottom there are two symmetrical speaker grilles and a Micro-USB connector.
Display and cameras
The screen of the device has an aspect ratio of 19: 9, experts believe that its resolution exceeds the required parameters. The device received brightness settings that allow them to be comfortable to use both in dark rooms and during the day in bright sun.
Color rendition is true, all colors are correct, viewing angles are large. In addition, it is possible to customize the color profile individually. The gadget is equipped with a blue filter, which is good for the eyes.
The dual main camera of the smartphone is equipped almost standard for budget devices. An additional 2MP sensor is used to collect depth data and get background blur effects. The background is blurred correctly, the foreground is highlighted as needed.
The camera app itself doesn't take much time to learn. Everything is done intuitively and quickly.
Especially users will love night photos. They are crisp and clear, their quality is high despite the low price of the smartphone.
For a selfie camera, 8 megapixel resolution is quite enough. The shots are good, with a slightly blurry background.
Security & Performance
A fingerprint scanner located in the center of the rear panel, closer to its upper part, is responsible for secure entry. It works flawlessly, quickly and clearly.
In addition, the functionality of recognizing the user's face is provided. For this, the front camera is used, which is not very good. The program itself is not wrong, but it is better to use a fingerprint scanner.
The processor on eight cores and the graphics accelerator allow the hardware of Xiaomi Redmi 7 to work quite actively and quickly. All applications do not linger in work, there are no program slowdowns. This smartphone will not satisfy the needs of gamers. Old toys run smoothly, newer ones that are more productive may even freeze. Graphics quality suffers too.
Connectivity and Autonomy
There is a Micro-USB socket at the bottom of the smartphone, but no more advanced USB C. There is also Wi-Fi 802.11 b / g / n, LTE (including the B20 range), Bluetooth 4.2 and GPS. On the plus side, a dedicated tray can hold two Nano SIMs and a Micro SD card with a maximum capacity of 256GB at the same time.
A 4000 mAh battery is responsible for autonomous operation. It allows you not to worry about charging for 7-8 hours of active use of the device.
Also in the set of equipment there is a 10 W charger, through which you can charge the gadget from zero to one hundred percent within 2.5 hours. Statistics show that a regular user will use it about once every two days.
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