Redmi 7 hands-on review video leak on Revu Philippines

Redmi 7 budget smartphone gets a launch date

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It’s official: The Redmi 7, the upcoming entry-level smartphone from the Xiaomi sub-brand, will be launched on March 18 in its native China. This according to an image shared by Redmi general manager Lu Weibing.

Redmi 7 launch date in China via Revu Philippines

Redmi 7 launch date in China revealed in this image shared by Redmi general manager Lu Weibing

The phone will debut alongside the Redmi Note 7 Pro, which was recently announced for the Indian market.

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The image posted on Weibo also reveals the Redmi 7’s front and back design, although it’s hardly a secret at this point after a leaked hand-on video of the device pretty much showed the same thing — and much more. It confirms the phone’s teardrop-style at the top of the screen, as well as the dual-array camera system on the back and the physical fingerprint sensor.

Leaked video: Redmi 7 compared with the Redmi Note 7

Digging into the specs, the Redmi 7 has been tipped to get a 6.2-inch, 720p LCD display; a Qualcomm Snapdragon 632 processor; and a 3,900mAh battery. It should come in 2GB, 3GB, and 4GB RAM options, with up to 64GB of expandable storage. Other specs include a 3.5mm headphone jack and an IR blaster for controlling your TV and home appliances.

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The Redmi 7’s priced is rumored to start at around ¥900 (roughly P7,046 or $134) in China. It might come in a bevy of colors, including black, blue, green, pink, purple, red, and white. We suppose we’ll know for sure soon enough.

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Reviews editor: Ramon "Monch" Lopez has 16 years of professional experience creating and editing content for print and digital publications such as Yahoo. He headed the gadgets-merchandising division of one of the Philippines’ largest retail operators somewhere in between.