Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 launched: Threat to other Budget smartphones

Redmi Note 7

Xiaomi, recently launched Redmi Note 7 in China. Celebrating its 5th year in India, Xiaomi has been reducing prices since January 7 and has announced permanent price cuts for one of its smartphones everyday since then. In comparison, the Redmi Note 6 Pro includes a traditional notch and a plastic build back cover with metallic inserts. According to GizChina, Xiaomi at the Redmi Note 7 launch event that the Redmi Note 7 Pro is in the works with a 48-megapixel Sony Sony IMX586 sensor. Redmi 6 with the new price is available on mi.com, Flipkart and offline stores including Mi Home stores. The 3GB RAM and 64 GB storage variant was priced at Rs 10,499. It features a 5.45-inch HD display with 18:9 aspect ratio. While there are no indications of the Redmi Note 7 coming to India, another rival brand and Oppo's former subsidiary, Realme has revealed plans for a 40MP camera phone for Indian consumers. The bigger pixel allows for 25 per cent more light which could come in handy in low-light conditions. For photography, Redmi 6 sports a dual-camera setup of 12-megapixel and 5-megapixel AI cameras.

According to the announcement made by Xiaomi CEO Lei Jun, the Redmi Note 7 Pro will have a Sony IMX586 image sensor for the 48MP rear camera. The Redmi Note 7 has been priced aggressively starting at CNY 999 (roughly Rs. 10,400), and the company is now reported to launch another Redmi device with the flagship Snapdragon 855 SoC.

Dallas Cowboys vs. Los Angeles Rams: 5 Bold predictions for Divisional Round
Anderson. "It was incredible what they did today", Goff said of the Rams' running backs. The Dallas Cowboys appear certain Jason Garrett is their head coach of the future.

Suspect Identified in Fatal Shooting of Davis Police Officer Natalie Corona
The note found in his home reads in part, "the Davis police are hitting me with ultrasonic waves meant to keep dogs from barking". After firing more shots, the gunman fled, eventually barricading himself in his nearby apartment and fatally shooting himself.

Israel opens highway separating Palestinians, settlers
Israel opened a new road Thursday in the occupied West Bank with segregated lanes for Israeli and Palestinian drivers. According to Haaretz , the road was built over a decade ago.

Xiaomi has gone for a MediaTek chip with the both Redmi 6A and Redmi 6. Under the hood, the Redmi 6 is powered by Helio P22 processor. The smartphone offers AI-based face unlock and fingerprint sensor for authentication. The device also gets dual VoLTE and dual standby. Xiaomi is offering the Redmi 6 Pro (3GB+32GB) at Rs 9,999, and its 4GB+64GB variant at Rs 11,999.

Related:

  • Bafana Bafana legend Phil Masinga has died

    Bafana Bafana legend Phil Masinga has died

    South African Football Association (Safa ) president Danny Jordaan joined the football world in remembering and mourning Masinga. The forward arrived at Elland Road in 1994, in a deal which also saw club legend Lucas Radebe move to Yorkshire.
    Willian insists he will be staying at Chelsea

    Willian insists he will be staying at Chelsea

    It was a warning that Sarri's men failed to heed and in the 40th minute Newcastle were level. The 30-year-old scored the victor against Newcastle following Pedro's first half goal.

    Trump says he has nothing to hide about meetings with Putin

    Tillerson had said at the time at a news conference after the two-hour meeting that Trump and Putin covered the war in Syria and other subjects.
  • Equipment, not troops being moved out of Syria: Pentagon

    Equipment, not troops being moved out of Syria: Pentagon

    Mr Bolton was on a visit to Ankara to seek guarantees over the Kurdish fighters, but President Erdogan declined to meet him. USA airstrikes against IS in Syria began in September 2014, and ground troops moved in the following year in small numbers.
    BCCI announces replacements for Hardik Pandya, KL Rahul; Young star rewarded

    BCCI announces replacements for Hardik Pandya, KL Rahul; Young star rewarded

    Team India played Australia in the first ODI of the three-match series at the Sydney Cricket Ground on Saturday (January 12). Young Punjab batsman Shubman Gill has been roped in for the T20I and ODI series in New Zealand and has replaced KL Rahul.
    Norrie through to first ATP Tour final in Auckland, faces Sandgren

    Norrie through to first ATP Tour final in Auckland, faces Sandgren

    The 27-year-old Sandgren, ranked 63rd, was playing in his second tour final after being beaten by compatriot Steve Johnson at the U.S.
  • United Kingdom  economic growth rate continues its pre-Brexit slowdown

    United Kingdom economic growth rate continues its pre-Brexit slowdown

    Industry suffered its most widespread fall in output since 2012, with a drop in vehicle production leading the charge. This is in line with Germany and France, which have also recorded falling industrial output.
    Ghosn hit with more charges as Renault audit finds no fraud

    Ghosn hit with more charges as Renault audit finds no fraud

    The open hearing on Tuesday, which drew worldwide attention, was his first public appearance since his arrest on November 19. Prosecutors also filed charges Friday against Nissan and Greg Kelly, an aide to Ghosn, over the understatement of pay.
    Apple to release three new iPhones amid struggling sales

    Apple to release three new iPhones amid struggling sales

    Apple plans to continue with LCD model as the device has been in the production pipeline for months, the report said . Come 2020, Apple could drop the LCD model and shift its entire iPhone line to OLED displays, some of the people said.
  • R. Kelly's Attorney Speaks Out Over Docuseries Allegations

    R. Kelly's Attorney Speaks Out Over Docuseries Allegations

    Surviving R Kelly follows the BBC's R Kelly: Sex, Girls & Videotapes, which was released a year ago . Officers interviewed Kelly and the women but found no evidence of wrongdoing.
    'Legend' Murray can be proud of achievements: Federer

    'Legend' Murray can be proud of achievements: Federer

    If I am not feeling good, I will not be here", Nadal told reporters two days before the start of the first Grand Slam of the year. She's still the favorite with the bookmakers, but with so many Grand Slam champions in the field, nothing is guaranteed.
    Kate Middleton Celebrates 37th Birthday as Proud Mom of 3

    Kate Middleton Celebrates 37th Birthday as Proud Mom of 3

    She will no doubt be spending most of the day with Prince Louis , who was born in last April. Some people are starting to suspect that Kate Middleton is pregnant with her fourth child.

Comments

Latest news

Shawn Michaels Has Big Props for Members of the NXT UK Roster
WWE Hall of Famer Shawn Michaels was interviewed by The Daily Star following the reveal of the WWE UK Performance Center . The announcement coincides with NXT UK's first TakeOver, airing live on WWE Network tomorrow.

The RTX 2080 will crush the AMD Radeon VII - CEO
To further drive in the point, AMD CEO Lisa Su demoed the game Devil May Cry 5 in 4K at the company's CES presentation. On average, the Radeon VII is putting up scores that are roughly 29 percent faster than the Radeon RX Vega 64 .

Democrats Reportedly Trying to "Rein In" Ocasio-Cortez
Rank and file are peeved that there's a grassroots movement to try to win her a top committee post they feel she doesn't deserve. Cortez means well, but there's nearly an outstanding rule: Don't attack your own people", veteran Missouri Rep.

Study details how high fiber diets make for healthier lives
Foods with a low glycaemic index or low glycaemic load may also contain added sugars, saturated fats, and sodium. But it adds that for people with an iron deficiency, high levels of whole grains can further reduce iron levels.

Ivanka Trump Is 'Being Considered' For a Different Role In The Administration
Ivanka Trump is reportedly in the running as a possible candidate to take over as head of the World Bank . The Treasury Department told AFP on Friday that it had no comment in potential candidates.

British PM warns of "catastrophe" in last minute plea for Brexit deal
It came as a senior pro-Remain Tory said Brexit should be delayed if Mrs May's deal is defeated next week. But many also dislike May's agreement, which has displeased both sides of Britain's Brexit divide.

Emery admits Arsenal's away form is 'a concern' after West Ham defeat
The 33-year-old has only returned recently himself from an Achilles injury that had ruled him out for seven months. It was not the first time that the playmaker has been left out of a big game for the Gunners this season.

Republicans slam Rep. King for what they call racist remarks
King said . "Why did I sit in classes teaching me about the merits of our history and our civilization?" Hawaii Democratic Sen. On Wednesday, Republican State Senator Randy Feenstra of Wall Lake announced he will challenge King in a primary in 2020.

Merkel: Germany recognises 'historical responsibility' for Nazi crimes in Greece
The leaders are likely to discuss the still thorny issue of an impending name change for Greece's neighbour Macedonia. It has denied owing anything to Greece for World War Two since it paid Athens 115 million Deutschmarks in 1960.

The Accidental Prime Minister Day 2 in overseas
This is no surprise as Tamilrockers have, in the recent past, released numerous movies on their site. It's based on Sanjaya Baru's book by the same name.

Levante secure shock Copa Del Rey win over Barcelona
And if one of them isn't happy, they have to fight to turn things around. " Coutinho gives us a lot and will keep giving us a lot".

Top performances from Saturday's divisional-round games
Much will rely on how Philadelphia's defense does here, but Foles needs to keep his team in the game at the very least. Preventing that pair from getting to Andrew Luck will be pivotal if the Colts want to keep pace with the Chiefs .

Australian boy dies in avalanche
Sydney student Max Meyer was on a holiday to Austria with his family when he was tragically caught in an avalanche. A rescue team arrived and was able to free him after 20 to 30 minutes, but he was deceased.

Zion Williamson Leaves Game With Eye Injury
Said Florida State coach Leonard Hamilton: "I didn't expect them to get the ball at the elbow; I thought we had that covered". There are so many cool things when you're around young people, and when you get older like me, to be around people is cool.

New AI is better at detecting cervical pre-cancer than doctors
To create the algorithm , the team of researchers has used more than 60,000 cervical images or can include more than 9,400 women. A screening known as a Pap test can find changes in the cervix before cancer develops.

Other news