“Xiaomi claims it has sold over 20 million units of Redmi Note 7 series worldwide so far”
Redmi Note 7 Pro smartphone has turned out to be the best-selling smartphone in the above Rs 10,000+ category in India. According to the market intelligence firm International Data Corporation (IDC), the Redmi Note 7 Pro was the undisputed leader in the segment. The handset has achieved the feat within six months of its launch globally. Xiaomi India head Manu Kumar Jain celebrated it by tweeting, “The beast proves itself & how! India’s #48MP Camera journey kicked off with #RedmiNote7Pro.” This comes after Xiaomi recently announced it has sold over 20 million units of the Redmi Note 7 series globally and over five million units in India alone. The series comprises of three smartphones – the Redmi Note 7, Redmi Note 7S, and Redmi Note 7 Pro.
The beast proves itself & how! India’s #48MP Camera journey kicked off with #RedmiNote7Pro. 📸— #MiFan Manu Kumar Jain (@manukumarjain) August 27, 2019
As per @IDC, it is the #1 selling smartphone of 2019 in the 10K+ segment.🥇 Hard work paid off.😇
Thanks to the entire @XiaomiIndia team & Mi Fans. #NoMiWithoutYou#Xiaomi ❤️ pic.twitter.com/L7mFltDZs4
While the Redmi Note 7 has stopped selling now, the Redmi Note 7S and Redmi Note 7 Pro continue to retail in India at a starting price of Rs 9,999 and Rs 13,999, respectively. Both the handsets come with almost similar specifications, with the Pro model featuring the slightly better chipset — Snapdragon 675 SoC — and 48-megapixel Sony IMX586 primary sensor compared to Redmi Note 7S. The latter rocks respectable Snapdragon 660 SoC and 48-megapixel Samsung ISOCELL GM1 sensor. Apart from this, both devices sport 5-megapixel secondary depth sensor, 13-megapixel front camera, 6.3-inch FHD+ dot-notch display, and 4,000mAh battery with Qualcomm’s Quick Charge 4 tech. The Redmi Note 7 series boots Android 9 Pie-based MIUI 10 out of the box.
Xiaomi, meanwhile, is gearing up to launch the successor of the handsets, which will be dubbed as Redmi Note 8 series, at its event in China on August 29th. The lineup will include two models Redmi Note 8 and Redmi Note 8 Pro with the quad rear camera setup. The Pro is said to feature the latest 64MP Samsung ISOCELL Bright GW1 sensor and MediaTek Helio P90GT ticking at its core. The phone is also tipped to feature dot-notch display, 4,500mAh battery with 18W fast charging, and 25x zooming capabilities. The standard Redmi Note 8, on the other hand, will reportedly house 48MP main sensor and Snapdragon 665 mobile platform.