The Chinese player Xiaomi has launched the Redmi Note 7 with 48-Megapixel Camera and 4,000mAH battery. It’s powered by Snapdragon 660 and coupled with 4/6GB of RAM. The Redmi Note 7 is the first smartphone launched under Xiaomi’s ‘Redmi’ sub-brand. It features a 6.3-inch big Full HD+ display with 2.5D curved glass on both the sides of the phone. Overall the newly launched Redmi Note 7 smartphone is a fantastic buy option.
But people usually compare smartphones before buying and in this case, they are getting confused with previously launched Redmi Note 6 Pro. The feature-packed Redmi Note 6 Pro has been launched in September 2018. Though the Redmi Note 6 Pro doesn’t have much to say when it comes to upgrades from the previous version, it’s also a good option.
If you are planning to buy a medium range smartphone and got confused between Redmi Note 7 and Redmi Note 6 Pro, you are the right place. Today, I am going to compare Redmi Note 7 vs Redmi Note 6 Pro so that you can know all the things which you have to keep in mind before buying any of these smartphones.
Redmi Note 7 vs Redmi Note 6 Pro
Design and Display:
Starting with the design and display of these smartphones, both are featuring a giant Full HD displays. Redmi Note 7 is here with 6.3-inch Full HD+ (1080×2340 pixels) display with 19:5:9 aspect ratio and 2.5D curved glass on both the sides of smartphones. I think it’s the first time when Xiaomi has also mentioned the version of Gorilla glass. The Redmi Note 7 is launched with the protection of Corning Gorilla Glass 5.
Coming to Redmi Note 6 Pro, it features a 6.26-inch Full HD+ (1080 x 2280 pixels) display with 19:9 aspect ratio and Corning Gorilla Glass (version unspecified). If we compare the design of both of these phones, Redmi Note 7 is looking more premium and classy than Note 6 Pro with a plastic body. Also, the water-drop notch of Redmi Note 7 will keep your device look trendy at least for a few months.
The latest Redmi Note 7 is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 chipset. It’s a 14nm-based octa-core processor whose four Kryo 260 cores run at max 2.2GHz and remaining four Kryo 260 cores runs at max 1.8GHz. The processor is coupled with 3/4/6GB of RAM and 32/64GB of internal storage and Adreno 512 GPU.
Talking about the other smartphone Redmi Note 6 Pro, it comes with Snapdragon 636 chipset which is also a 14-nm based octa-core processor with max clock-speed with 1.8GHz. The SD 636 is coupled with 3/4/6GB of RAM and 32/64GB of inbuilt storage and Adreno 509 GPU.
So, customized cores of SD 660 in Redmi Note 7 seems more powerful than Redmi Note 6 Pro. Except for processor, other specifications are almost similar.
Both of these smartphones are already camera-centric phones with awesome cameras and AI features. The Redmi Note 7 boasts a dual rear camera with 48-Megapixel primary Sony IMX586 sensor having an aperture of f/1.8 and 5-Megapixel depth sensor. It also has a 13-Megapixel front camera for capturing your beautiful selfies. The cameras at the rear get dual LED flash and are improved with AI-backed features.
Redmi Note 6 Pro is equipped with dual camera setups at both rear and front sides. At the rear, the phone has 12-Megapixel primary sensor with an aperture of f/1.9 and 5-Megapixel depth sensor with an f/2.2 aperture. Coming to the front, the Note 6 Pro boasts a 20-Megapixel primary sensor with f/2.0 aperture and 2MP secondary camera for depth sensing. The phone has dual LED flash support for rear cameras.
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Overall, Xiaomi has played a brilliant game in the camera department of both of these devices. On one hand, Redmi Note 7 is ready to click awesome pictures from its rear camera, while on the other hand, Redmi Note 6 Pro is best for selfie lovers.
Battery & Other Features
Both the smartphones are powered by 4000mAH non-removable Li-Po battery, but there’s a difference in charging support. The Redmi Note 7 comes with Qualcomm’s Quick Charge 4.0 Fast charging support whereas the Redmi Note 6 Pro doesn’t have any such fast charging feature. Apart from battery, these Redmi smartphones feature a rear-mounted fingerprint, accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass sensors.
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Price & Availability
The new Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 comes in three variant based on RAM and internal storage. The basic variant (3GB + 32GB) is priced at CNY 999 (Rs. 10,300 approx), medium variant (4GB + 64GB) is priced at CNY 1,199 (Rs. 12,400 approx) and high-end variant (6GB + 64GB) is priced at CNY 1,399 (Rs. 14,500 approx). The smartphone will be available for sale in Twilight Gold, Fantasy Blue, and Bright Black colour options from 15th January.
Coming to the other smartphone, Redmi Note 6 Pro is priced at Rs. 13,999 for 4GB + 64GB variant and Rs. 15,999 for 6GB + 64GB variant. This phone is available in Black, Blue, Rose Gold and Red colour options on almost every popular e-commerce platform.
Verdict: Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 vs Redmi Note 6 Pro
I hope the above details helped you in knowing both of these smartphones better. Redmi Note 7 is a package of better performace, awesome camera and beautiful looks. On comparing these phones, I found the Redmi Note 6 Pro is only better for front cameras. Now, it depends on you that whether you want everything in a single smartphone or you prefer selfie cameras and ok with an older processor and looks of Redmi Note 6 Pro. Both the smartphones come in the similar price range, so you won’t face any difficulty in taking a decision.