Xiaomi Redmi 7A price and specs via Revu Philippines

Redmi 7A with 4,000mAh battery coming to the Philippines soon

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Fresh from the success of its participation at the Lazada Mid-year Sale, Xiaomi Philippines is now teasing a new smartphone. And it’s from the Redmi sub-brand.

(Update, July 25: We have the pricing and availability details! See Redmi 7A priced starting at P4,790 [$94] in the Philippines.)

Its post on Facebook reads, “The simple choice. Coming soon.” There’s no doubt, then, that the company is referring to the Redmi 7A, which comes with the hashtag #TheSimpleChoice in countries like Malaysia. Even the slightly darkened teaser, as seen below, confirms that the device is the 7A; the chin shows the Redmi logo.

Xiaomi Redmi 7A launch teaser via Revu Philippines

Xiaomi Philippines has started teasing the Redmi 7A on Facebook

The Redmi 7A is the brand’s cheapest offering yet. The model with 2GB of RAM and 16GB of storage is priced at ¥549 (around P4,070 or $80) in China. The version with 2GB of RAM and 32GB of storage, on the other hand, costs ¥599 (P4,441 or $87).

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The pricing puts the smartphone in a category where it will square off with the likes of the Realme C2, the Huawei Y5 2019, and the Honor 8S.

Inside the Redmi 7A is an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 439 chip, which is said to deliver a 26-percent performance boost over the MediaTek Helio A22 used by last year’s Redmi 6A.

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The unit comes with a 5.45-inch HD screen, a 13-megapixel camera on the back, a 5-megapixel selfie shooter, a 4,000mAh battery, and Android 9.0 Pie layered with MIUI 10.

Redmi 7A specs

  • 5.45-inch LCD display, 1,440 x 720 resolution (18:9)
  • Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 439 processor
  • 2GB RAM
  • 16GB/32GB storage
  • 13-megapixel rear camera with PDAF and LED flash
  • 5-megapixel front camera
  • Face unlock
  • 4,000mAh battery with 10-watt charging
  • MIUI 10 based on Android 9.0 Pie

Image via Weibo

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Editor-in-chief: Alora Uy Guerrero has 18 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.