It was only a days ago when the Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 and Redmi Note 7 Pro were introduced to the market. The device is proclaimed as the successor of the Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro presented a few months ago. The new Smartphone of the Chinese company not only brings changes in design but also in the photographic section and technical specifications. The price is another factor that varies from the last generation, but is it really worth the upgrade? Is it a big change compared to the Redmi Note 6 Pro? We list below our comparison between the Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 vs. Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro.
Redmi Note 7 Vs. Redmi Note 6 Pro Specifications Comparison
XIAOMI REDMI NOTE 7
XIAOMI REDMI NOTE 6 PRO
|Screen||6.3 inches in size with Full HD+ resolution at (2,340 x 1,080 pixels), IPS LTPS technology and 19.5:9 ratio||6.26 inches, Full HD+ resolution at (2,246 x 1,080 pixels), IPS technology, 18:9 ratio and 398 pixels per inch|
|Main cameras||– 48-megapixel Samsung GM1 primary sensor and focal aperture at F/1.8
5-megapixel secondary sensor
|– 12 megapixels Primary Sensor and focal aperture at F/1.9
5-megapixel secondary sensor and f/2.0 focal aperture
|Selfie cameras||– 13 megapixels resolution at f/2.0 focal aperture||– 20-megapixel primary sensor and f/2.0 focal aperture
2-megapixel secondary sensor
|Internal memory||32 and 64 GB||32 and 64 GB|
|Storage Expansion||MicroSD cards up to 256 GB||MicroSD cards up to 256 GB|
|Processor and RAM||Snapdragon 660 2.2 GHz and 3GB, 4GB, and 6GB of RAM||Snapdragon 636 at 1.8GHz and 3GB, 4GB, and 6GB of RAM|
|Battery||4000 mAh with 18W Quick Charging 4.0 Fast charging support||4000 mAh with 18W Quick Charge 3.0 Fast charging support|
|OS||Android 9.0 Pie with MIUI 10||Android 8.1 Oreo with MIUI 10|
|Connections||4G LTE, WiFi 802.11 ac, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS + GLONASS and USB type C and FM radio||4G LTE, WiFi 802.11 ac, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS + GLONASS, micro USB and FM radio|
|SIM||Dual nano-SIM||Dual nano-SIM|
Colors: black, blue and Twilight Gold
Protection: Gorilla Glass 5
|Construction in plastic and aluminum
Colors: black, blue, gold, pink and red
Gorilla Glass 3
|Dimensions||159.2 x 75.2 x 8.1 mm
|157.9 x 76.4 x 8.3 mm
|Featured features||Facial recognition, fingerprint sensor and camera modes with portrait effect and Artificial Intelligence||Facial recognition, fingerprint sensor and camera modes with portrait effect and Artificial Intelligence|
|Release date||Available only in China||Available Globally|
If the design difference between the Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro and the Redmi Note 5 were minimal, The new Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 definitely changes that. The Note 7 has 159.2 x 75.2 x 8.1 mm exact dimensions. But beyond the size of the devices, where we find the main differences is in the construction materials. On this occasion, Xiaomi’s new mid-range smartphone features materials based on the glass throughout its body and aluminum on the edges. The Redmi Note 6 Pro, on the other hand, opts for materials based on aluminum and plastic.
The Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 features a 6.3-inch inch screen, whereas the Redmi Note 6 Pro has a 6.26 inches screen size. In summary, Both the devices come with IPS technology screen at the same Full HD+resoltion and have 19.5: 9 and 19: 9 aspect ratio respectively. The panel of the Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 is somewhat longer due to its higher screen-to-body ratio. Regarding the other features, the two screens have 84% of the spectrum of NTSC colors and 450 and 480 nits of brightness respectively.
The Redmi Note 7 has a dual rear-camera featuring a 48-MP Samsung GM1 main sensor with an aperture of f/1.8 and a secondary 5-megapixel sensor that alters the blurring of photographs. This double camera configuration of the mobile is backed by AI functions for scene recognition and portrait mode. In the front, there is a 13-megapixel selfie camera with beautification and facial recognition functions.
The camera of the Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro also opts for a dual-camera with sensors of 12 and 5 megapixels. The primary sensor is a 12 MP, f/1.9, 1/2.55″, 1.4µm, dual pixel PDAF sensor, a configuration that is especially indicated as focus on the creation of Bokeh effect pictures. However, on the front, there is a 20 MP, f/2.0, 0.9µm camera with 2 MP, f/2.2, 1.75µm, depth sensor to capture better bokeh shots. The device allows you to record video at 1080p. It also features a software with artificial intelligence, as well as focus functions by phase detection PDAF or HDR filter.
The processor of the Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro is the same as its predecessor Redmi Note 5 Pro, the Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 SoC. It has an eight-core chip of ARM Cortex A53, clocked at 2 GHz and features Adreno 506 GPU. The Redmi Note 7 of Xiaomi has inside a Snapdragon 660 octa-core CPU accompanied by an Adreno 512 GPU. It also features the latest big.LITTLE architecture. It offers 4 Kryo 360 cores at 2.2 GHz and another four at 1.8 GHz.
Having seen all the essential points of Xiaomi’s two mobiles, it’s time to conclude. In practically of all aspects, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 is superior to its predecessor; The Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro has a price goes of Rs 15,000 in India. The price of the Xiaomi Redmi Note 7, although it has not yet been confirmed for India, can be found in China at a price of Rs 10,500. So is it worth the change if you have a Redmi Note 5 or a Redmi Note 6? Not at all. As its new differences in aspects such as the camera, performance, and battery life would be hardly remarkable.