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Redmi Note 7s

The Redmi Note Note 7s is engined by 2.2GHz Snapdragon 660 octa-core processor. Xiaomi is offering it in two configurations: 3GB RAM with 32GB Storage and 4GB RAM with 64GB storage options. Apart from this, the rest of the specs are identical to its ‘Pro’ sibling.

Display

The phone has 6.3-inch LCD display, dot drop notch, with 1040 x 1080 pixels resolution. It has slim bezels and comes with Corning® Gorilla® Glass 5 for added protection. The phone has an aspect ratio of 19.5:9. The phone has Dual Corning® Gorilla® Glass 5 used on the front and back which makes it 4 times stronger than its predecessor. It comes with reinforced edges which makes it even stronger. The phone has a 3.5mm headphone jack and a Type-C port. The device has a beautiful Dot Notch Display and an impressive screen-to-body ratio which maximizes the users viewing experience. The striking Aura Design with dual Corning® Gorilla® Glass 5 allows the phone to handle bumps.

Camera

On the back, there’s a 48MP camera along with a 5MP secondary camera that acts as a depth sensor to assist in portrait photography. The aperture on the primary sensor is f/1.8 while the depth-sensing camera has an f/2.4 aperture.

Performance

Xiaomi has opted for a Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 SoC to power the Redmi Note 7S and it does deliver a lag-free experience. Our unit had 4GB of RAM and 64GB of storage, a lower variant with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of storage is also available at a lower price.

There is support for Widevine L1 DRM on the Redmi Note 7S, so you will be able to enjoy Netflix and Amazon Prime video at HD resolutions. The speaker is loud and we enjoyed watching content on this smartphone. We wish the positioning of the speaker was a little better, as it is very easy to muffle it while holding the device in landscape.

Battery

The Note 7S draws power from a 4,000mAh battery which supports 18W fast charging courtesy Quick Charge 4.0. However, Xiaomi only provides a 10W adapter in-the-box.

Overall Verdict

This is a better option than Note 7 and has a big camera but still has same performance like Note 7. Realme 5 and 5 Pro are still better options if you like ColorOS. You can also consider Note 7 Pro which has a faster processor. The Mi A3 is also a nice option for photography and stock ROM experience.

Abhishek Singh
Founder TechTrum.in! Deciphering tech everyday!

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