Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 is a refurbished model of Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro, which means that both smartphones share a good number of features and specs. In this comparison review, see the prices of the Redmi Note phones in Kenya and also their full specs and key features.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro and Redmi Note 7 Specs, in Brief
- Screen – 6.26, 6.3 Inches
- RAM –3, 4, 6GB
- Storage – 32, 64GB
- Processor – Octa-core
- Camera – 2, 5, 12, 13, 20, 48MP
- Network – LTE
- OS – Android 8.1, Android 9.0
- Battery – 4000mAh
- Price – KSh. 25,000, 30,000
Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro and Redmi Note 7 Display
The screen sizes are above 6.0 inches, but the best thing about the screens is that they feature the IPS LCD technology which offers a high-end display. They also come with the Corning Gorilla Glass which offers maximum protection.
Memory and Platform
Under the memory, there are absolutely no changes made on the newer model. The RAM and storage options remain to be the same – min variant (3GB+23GB) and max variant (6GB+64GB), and there is also a microSD support.
As for the platform, both devices come with octa-core processors, but the successor phone has a stronger one. This model also has a better graphics card and chipset, and runs the latest Android operating system – 9.0 (Pie).
The major highlight here is a 48MP camera on one of the variants of the Redmi Note 7. The lower model has dual cameras on both sides, but surprisingly, the higher model has a single one on the front side.
Network and SIM
Again, there is no difference in the network and SIM. The phones support the LTE network and use a hybrid dual SIM.
Connectivity and Media
Under connectivity, the only difference comes in the USB – with the older model having the microUSB 2.0 while the other model with the 2.0 type-C 1.0 reversible connector. On the side of media, there is a sound system (FM radio and loudspeaker) with active noise cancellation and dedicated mic.
The main feature here is the fingerprint sensor which is mounted at the rear. There are also accelerometer, gyro, proximity and compass sensors.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro and Redmi Note 7 Battery
Both phones have a 400mAh battery capacity, but the best thing about the batteries is that they support fast charging.
Design, Material and Color
The Xiaomi gadgets have classic designs with slim bodies and sleek corners. The materials are glass and plastic while the color options include black, blue, red and gold.
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Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 Price in Kenya
According to my own assessments, the phones have fairer prices, with the prices in the range KSh. 25,000 and KSh. 35,000 (around $250 and $350).
Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro and Redmi Note 7 Full Specifications
Type – GSM, HSPA, LTE
Date – October, 2018
– January, 2019
Dimensions – 157.9×76.4×8.3mm
Weight – 182g
Material – Front/back glass, plastic frame
Type – IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
Size – 6.26 Inches
– 6.30 inches
Screen-to-Body Ratio – 81.1 percent
– 81.4 percent
Resolution – 1080×2280 pixels
– 1080×2340 pixels
Aspect Ratio – 19:9
PPI Density – 403
Colors – 16M
Protection – Corning Gorilla Glass
– Corning Gorilla Glass 5
Dual SIM – Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Dual – 12MP, f/1.9, 1/2.55″, 1.4µm, dual pixel PDAF + 5MP, f/2.2, 1.12µm, depth sensor
Dual – 48MP, f/1.8, 1/2″, 0.8µm, PDAF + 5MP, f/2.4, depth sensor (or) 12MP, f/2.2, 1/2.9″, 1.25µm, PDAF + 2MP, f/2.4, depth sensor
Features – Dual-LED flash, HDR, panorama
Video – 1080p@30fps
– 1080p@30/60/120fps, (gyro-EIS)
Dual – 20MP, f/2.0, 0.9µm + 2MP, f/2.2, 1.75µm, depth sensor
Single – 13MP, f/2.2, 1.25µm
Features – HDR
Video – 1080@30fps
CPU – Octa-core 1.8 GHz Kryo 260
– Octa-core (4×2.2 GHz Kryo 260 and 4×1.8 GHz Kryo 260)
Chipset – Qualcomm SDM636 Snapdragon 636 (14nm)
– Qualcomm SDM660 Snapdragon 660 (14nm)
GPU – Adreno 509
– Adreno 512
OS – Android 8.1 (Oreo) with MIUI 9
– Android 9.0 (Pie) with MIUI 10
RAM – 3GB, 4/6GB
Storage – 32GB, 64GB
MicroSD slot – MicroSD, up to 256GB (uses SIM 2 slot)
USB – MicroUSB 2.0, USB On-The-Go
– 2.0 (Type-C 1.0 reversible connector)
Bluetooth – 5.0 (A2DP, LE)
– 5.0 (A2DP, LE)
WLAN – Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot)
GPS – Yes (A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS)
NFC – –
Radio – FM radio with Recording
Loudspeaker – Yes
3.5mm Jack – Yes
Infrared port – Yes
Sensors – Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
Type – Non-removable Li-Po
Capacity – 4000mAh
Fast charging – Yes (5V/2A 10W)
– Yes (9V/2A 18W, Quick Charge 4)
Wireless charging – –
Standby – –
Talk time – –
Music play –-
Battery life – Endurance rating (92hrs)
– Endurance rating (108hrs)
Variety – Black, Blue, Rose Gold, Red
– Blue, Black, Twilight Gold
KSh – 25,000
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