Xiaomi Redmi Note 7, Officially Released in the Philippines!

Today - March 20, 2019, at the Director’s Club of SM Megamall in Ortigas Center, Mandaluyong City, Chinese tech giant Xiaomi officially announced the new Redmi Note 7 midrange Android smartphones that quite simply continues the brand's tradition of allowing mid-level consumers to enjoy the benefits of a large display and excellent battery life on a new handset that doesn't cost an arm and a leg.

According to Mr. Steven Shi, Head of Southeast Asia, Xiaomi Global, "We are marking our second year in the Philippines inspired by our Mi Fans' strong love of Xiaomi, which propelled us to become the best-selling brand in the biggest online sales events last year. As we update our multi-brand strategy in January with Redmi becoming an independent smartphone brand, we are strengthening our commitment in the Philippines by launching the latest device under the superior quality yet extremely cost effective Redmi brand, the Redmi Note 7. This comes with an 18-month warranty, making sure that Filipino Mi fans will be able to get the best out of the device."

Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 Philippines

One of the highlights of the Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 is its all-new Design Identity. This model sports a refreshed premium style featuring front and back Corning Gorilla Glass panels that add a stunning sheen to the already eye-catching gradient finish.

The sleek back perfectly complements the stunning 6.3-inch FullHD+ LTPS display in front that comes with accurate colors at 84% NTSC color gamut, which easily offers one of the finest visual experiences in this phone's class.

The screen has a relatively small notch on top, which houses the device's 13 MegaPixel f/2.0 selfie camera that's powered by Xiaomi's own beautification software; A treat for consumers who love snapping self-portraits and instantly sharing the images online.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 Back

At the back, Redmi Note 7 flaunts a Dual Rear Camera module, made up of a 48 MegaPixel primary shooter with Samsung ISOCELL Bright GM1 backside illuminated CMOS sensor. Xiaomi says that when taking pictures, the sensor uses Samsung’s Tetracell technology which combines four pixels into just one large 1.6µm pixel. This innovation greatly improves the camera's light sensitivity and makes the resulting 12 MegaPixel shot much brighter and clearer, even in low-light situations.

On top of that, the Note 7's cameras are powered by the brand's latest AI features, including the night mode photography feature and automatic AI scene detection, which intelligently figures out what's in front of the lenses and adjusts colors, shadows, and highlights, among other imaging aspects to deliver more visually pleasing shots.

Mr. Peaker Gao, Country Manager of Xiaomi Philippines, welcomed bloggers and members of the media during the official local launch of the Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 at SM Megamall. He also gave a keynote presentation on the main features and key selling points of the Redmi Note 7.

Inside its attractive shell, the Redmi Note 7 runs its MIUI 10 skinned Android 9.0 Pie operating system with a powerful and energy efficient Octa Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 AIE processor that delivers good gaming performance with its integrated Adreno 512 GPU.

This chipset along with the handset's large 4,000 mAh Li-Po battery pack truly ensure an extended uptime even for the most demanding power user, avid gamer, or mobile photographer.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 Philippines

Available in Nebula Red, Space Black, and Neptune Blue, Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 will retail at PHP 7,990 for the 3GB+32GB version, PHP 9,990 for 4GB+64GB model, and PHP 11,490 for the most powerful 4GB+128GB variant. The first 100 Mi Fans who will buy a Redmi Note 7 via official channels online - where this model will initially be available - will even get Mi in-ear basic earphones and t-shirts.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 will also roll out on Mi Authorized Stores soon. Stay tuned for updates.

Note: For those who are asking, Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 Pro will not be officially released in the Philippines.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 Specs
159.2 x 75.2 x 8.1 mm
185 grams
6.3 inches, FullHD+, 1080 x 2340 pixels, 19.5:9 Ratio, 409 ppi, LTPS LCD
81.4% Screen-to-Body ratio
Waterdrop Notch
Corning Gorilla Glass 5
Dual Rear Camera Module:
48 MegaPixels, f/1.8, 1/2", 0.8µm, PDAF
5 MegaPixels, f/2.4, 1.12µm, Depth Sensor
Front Facing Camera:
13 MegaPixels, f/2.0, 1.12µm
Video Recorder:
Back - Full HD 1080p 30/60/120fps, Gyro-EIS
Front - FullHD 1080p 30fps
MIUI 10
Android 9.0 Pie
Octa-Core (4 x 2.2 GHz Kryo 260 + 4 x 1.8 GHz Kryo 260)
Qualcomm SDM660 Snapdragon 660 AIE
Adreno 512 GPU
3GB, 4GB RAM Options
32GB, 64GB, 128GB ROM
Hybrid microSD Card Slot, up to 512GB
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Bluetooth 5.0
4G LTE Cat12
Fingerprint Scanner
Facial Recognition
3.5mm Audio Jack
Infrared IR Blaster
FM Radio
Dual nanoSIM, Dual Standby
USB Type C, USB On-The-Go
2A Quick Charge 4
Non-Removable Li-Po 4,000 mAh Battery
Reverse Charging Powerbank Feature
Aluminum, 2.5 Curved Glass Face
Polycarbonate, Acrylic
Blue, Black, Twilight Gold

Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 Price
Official Retail Prices in the Philippines:
3GB RAM + 32GB ROM Version - PHP 7,990
4GB RAM + 64GB ROM Version - PHP 9,990
4GB RAM + 128GB ROM Version - PHP 11,490

Official Announcement Date in the Philippines:
March 20, 2019

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