Redmi 7A launched in India with price tag of ₹5,999
New Delhi: Redmi 7A was launched in India with a starting price of ₹5,999 on Thursday. Tagged as ‘Smart Desh Ka Smartphone’, the new Redmi phone will go on sale from July 11. The company is pitting the new model specifically against the Samsung Galaxy M10 and Nokia 2.2.
Price and Launch offers
The price for Redmi 7A in India starts at ₹5,999 for the base 2GB RAM + 16GB storage variant, while its 2GB RAM + 32GB storage option comes at ₹6,199. The phone comes in three colour options – Matte Black, Matte Blue, and Matte Gold.
As an introductory offer, Xiaomi is offering a ₹200 discount on both Redmi 7A variants in India. This means the handset can be availed at as low as ₹5,799. Notably, the discount is available throughout July.
The Redmi 7A will go on sale starting 12 pm (noon) IST on July 11. It will be available for purchase through Flipkart, Mi.com, and Mi Home stores. The handset will also be available through offline retail stores in the country at a later stage.
The 165g splash resistant Redmi 7A comes with dual SIM facility (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by). It runs on Android 9 Pie with MIUI 10 on top. The phone features a 5.45-inch HD+ (720×1440 pixels) display with an 18:9 aspect ratio. Under the hood, there is an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 439 SoC, paired with 2GB RAM.
Coming to the camera department, Redmi 7A boasts of 12-megapixel Sony IMX486 camera at the back along with an LED flash and PDAF lens. There is also a 5-megapixel selfie camera at the front. The front-facing camera supports AI Face Unlock feature. Furthermore, the company is set to bring an AI Scene Detection feature to the Redmi phone through an over-the-air (OTA) update.
The Redmi 7A has 16GB and 32GB of internal storage options which are both expandable via microSD card (up to 256GB) with a dedicated slot. Connectivity options include 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth v4.0, GPS/ A-GPS, FM radio, Micro-USB, and a 3.5mm headphone jack. Besides, the phone is powered by a 4,000mAh battery with 10W charging support.