Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 with 48-megapixel camera: Price and specs on Revu Philippines

Xiaomi PH teases Redmi Note 7… for a few minutes

In Phones by Alora Uy Guerrero1 Comment

It’s been almost two months since Xiaomi announced that Redmi is already an independent brand instead of just a phone series. Which means it’s been almost two months since the Redmi Note 7, the first product of the sub-brand, has become official in China.

(Update, March 20: It’s launched in the Philippines! Read Redmi Note 7 launched in PH with 18 months of warranty.)

Will the device — considered the cheapest smartphone with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 processor — ever arrive in the Philippines? Looks like it’s coming soon, as we saw Xiaomi Philippines posting a Redmi Note 7 teaser on Facebook at 8:30 p.m. today.

SEE ALSO: Redmi Note 7 Pro with 48MP camera priced under $200

Unfortunately, the company took the teaser down after only a few minutes. But not before we took a screenshot of it.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 teaser screenshot taken by Revu Philippines

The message clearly says, ‘Redmi Note 7 is coming’

Was it a teaser posted on the wrong day? Or were there details in the image that need to be corrected? We clearly don’t have an answer. We’re pretty sure that the release of the Redmi Note 7 is just around the corner, though. If we’d believe one of the members of an official Xiaomi group, the handset will be launched in a matter of days.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 alleged availability via Revu Philippines

Redmi Note 7’s alleged availability in the Philippines

This snafu — if you can call it that — has happened on the day a listing for the Samsung Galaxy M20 has been spotted on ecommerce site Lazada Philippines.

READ ALSO: Redmi Note 7 vs Samsung Galaxy M20: Which to buy and why and ASUS ZenFone Max M2 vs Redmi Note 7 vs Honor 10 Lite

The phone from Samsung’s new series is one of this Redmi’s main competition and will be introduced to the local market on March 5. It will supposedly get a P10,990 (roughly $212) price tag. The Redmi Note 7, on the other hand, starts at ¥999 (P7,728 or $149) in China.

Redmi Note 7 specs

  • 6.3-inch LCD display, 2,340 x 1,080 resolution (19.5:9)
  • Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 processor
  • 3GB/6GB RAM
  • 32GB/64GB expandable storage
  • Dual 48MP and 5MP rear cameras
  • 13MP front camera
  • Fingerprint reader (rear-mounted)
  • 4,000mAh battery with fast charging via Type-C
  • MIUI 10 based on Android 9.0 Pie
  • Blue, red, and black color variants

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Editor-in-chief: Alora Uy Guerrero has 22 years of experience as an editor for print and digital publications such as Yahoo. She took time off journalism to manage OPPO’s digital-marketing campaigns. When not busy with her babies, she’s working on Revü, a passion project — or probably traveling or obsessing over her favorite bands, movies, TV shows, and basketball teams.