“The Redmi 7A is a budget offering with a 5.45-inch screen and a Snapdragon 439 SoC”
A few weeks ago, Xiaomi’s sub-brand Redmi introduced its latest smartphone, dubbed the Redmi 7A, in its home market of China. Now the Chinese tech giant seems to be planning to launch the budget handset globally soon. Ahead of the global release, the device has received certification in multiple markets including Europe, Singapore, Indonesia, and Thailand. This suggests that the phone will be released in these markets very soon.
The Redmi 7A has appeared on the website of four certification agencies – EEC in Europe, IMDA in Singapore, TKDN in Indonesia, and NBTC in Thailand. All the agencies have certified the phone under the model number M1903C3EG. Notably, Thailand’s NBTC even includes the actual marketing name Redmi 7A. Earlier reports have suggested that the phone could be launched in India in July under the model number M1903C3EI. Notably, some e-tailers in Europe have already started selling the device.
Redmi 7A specifications
To recall, the Redmi 7A budget smartphone features an 18:9 display and a beefy battery. The handset has a 5.45-inch screen with a resolution of 1,440 x 720 pixels. The phone is powered by an octa-core 2GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 439 processor, and boots Android 9 Pie-based MIUI 10 out of the box and features AI face unlock feature. The device is being offered in multiple RAM and storage variants including 2GB + 16GB, 2GB + 32GB, and 3GB + 32GB.
For imaging, the Redmi 7A has a 13-megapixel primary snapper at the back, aided by PDAF, f/2.2 aperture lens, and an LED flash unit. On the front, the device has a 5-megapixel snapper with AI portrait and AI smart beauty modes for selfies and video calling. In terms of connectivity, the device has 4G LTE, dual-SIM slots, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.2, and GPS with GLONASS. A beefy 4,000mAh battery keeps the whole package running.
In China, the Redmi 7A’s 2GB / 16GB model is priced at RMB 549. The 2GB / 32GB and 3GB / 32GB are being offered for RMB 599 and RMB 799 respectively. The phone comes in Black and Blue colour variants.