In May, the Redmi 7A launched in China as a super-affordable smartphone featuring an 18:9 screen, Snapdragon 439 & a 4,000mAh battery, all for a price of 549 Yuan or $80. Today, Manu Kumar Jain, the Global VP of Xiaomi, officially revealed that the 7A is launching in the Indian market soon. It will most probably launch next month alongside the Redmi K20 & K20 Pro.
Manu revealed on Twitter that around 23.6 Million units of the Redmi 4A, 5A & 6A have been sold in the Indian market so far & this number is higher than even the population of Australia. So, that’s impressive.
The Redmi 7A features a 5.45-inch 18:9 HD+ display (1440 X 720) with a pixel density of 295PPI. The display has Eye Protection mode, Night Light screen & sunlight display features. The phone also passed the TÜV Rheinland Low-Blue Light certification.
The processor powering the 7A is an octa-core 2.0GHz Snapdragon 439 with Adreno 505 GPU. There is 2/3GB RAM & 16/32GB internal storage. The phone has a triple card slot to add two SIM cards as well as a micro SD card.
On the rear, there is a single 13MP camera with PDAF, 1.12-micron pixel size & f/2.2 aperture lens. There is a 5MP front camera with features like AI Portrait Mode, AI Smart Beauty, Front HDR & Face Recognition.
The phone also has a Spill-resistant coating so a few splashes of rain won’t affect the phone much. Just don’t take it for a dip. Underneath, there is a 4,000mAh battery & the phone comes with a standard 10W charger in the box.
We don’t have the exact price for the Indian market but since the phone launched at 549 Yuan in China, expect the Indian price to be under Rs 6,000.