Xiaomi Launches $150 Phone With a 48-megapixel Camera

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In terms of build quality, the Redmi Note 7 comes with a glass sandwich design sporting 2.5D curved glass on either side of the metal frame. It was the first Xiaomi phone to come with the wide notched display. It is available in Blue, Twilight Gold and Black color options and pre-orders are already up with availability expected on January 15th. It's worth noting that given the impressive specs, all three versions of the Redmi Note 7 will be available in the United States dollars 150 to USD 210 price range. This one has also got the 5MP AI selfie camera. Whenever global versions of the Redmi Note 7 reach retailers in the States, we can expect the prices to be a bit higher, but still plenty cheap for what you get.

Xiaomi is promising a lot with the new Redmi Note 7 camera, especially with the smart features on the 13MP front camera that lets you unlock the device with your face, and comes with things like portrait mode/bokeh effect.

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Xiaomi has unveiled the new logo of "Redmi by Xiaomi" just hours ahead of the launch, and a new video featuring Xiaomi CEO Lei Jun has also been posted online, giving us a full look at the upcoming Redmi Note 7 smartphone. So as you can see, the Redmi Note 7 is the third smartphone that boasts a 48 MP camera at the back. Before now they were part of Xiaomi, creating the most affordable line of smartphones for the Xiaomi phone collection - now they've been spun off into their own entity. The secondary camera is 5-megapixel. The Redmi Note 7 is the only phone under Rs 10,000 with Snapdragon 660. Xiaomi has launched the Redmi Note 7 in three models in China. The new Redmi phone is powered by a 4,000mAh battery. It is also equipped with a USB Type-C port and houses a 3.5mm headphone jack. Xiaomi says the 48-megapixel sensor employs pixel-binning to take better shots at a 12-megapixel resolution with larger 1.6-micron pixels. The 4GB RAM and 64GB storage variant of the Redmi Y2 can now be bought for Rs 10,999. The phone maker today added yet another mid-budget smartphone to its growing lineup in China - the Redmi Note 7.

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