Redmi Note 7S: Design
The Redmi Note 7S came in a few weeks after the launch of the Redmi Note 7 Pro and the Note 7. The Redmi Note 7S looks almost identical to the Redmi Note 7 with an all-glass design (plastic frame) offering a gradient design.
At the front, the device has a 6.3-inch IPS LCD screen with FHD+ resolution, protected by 2.5D curved Corning Gorilla Glass 5. The display flaunts a dot drop notch, which makes it a modern looking smartphone.
Redmi Note 7S: Hardware Performance
The Redmi Note 7S is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 SoC with at least 3GB RAM and 32GB storage. The Snapdragon 660 is a capable mid-tier chipset which can handle day to day tasks without any issues.
Similarly, the device can also play games like PUBG at medium graphics settings. The smartphone should not have any issues with respect to day to day usage like browsing social media apps to watching videos on YouTube.
Redmi Note 7S: Camera Performance
The Redmi Note 7S is the most affordable ticket to the 48MP camera game. The smartphone has a dual-camera setup with a 48MP Samsung GM-1 sensor, accompanied by a 5MP depth sensor. At the front, the device has a 13MP selfie camera with support for face unlock.
The primary camera setup on the Note 7S does offer features like 48MP mode, 4K video recording, and night mode, which will enhance the low-light photography.
Redmi Note 7S: Price To Specs Ratio
The Redmi Note 7S is on sale for Rs. 10,999 in India, which makes it the most affordable smartphone with a 48MP camera in the country. For the asking price, the smartphone offers best in class design, a decent chipset, and a camera that redefines the mid-tier smartphone space.
Under Rs, 12,000, the Redmi Note 7S is a value for money device that almost has no compromises. The smartphone is also available in 4GB RAM and 64GB storage for Rs. 12,999.
Redmi Note 7S: Important Features/Highlights
The Redmi Note 7S packs in a 4000 mAh battery with support for fast charging (18W) via USB type C with a dedicated headphone jack. However, the retail package comes with a 10W fast charger, and one has to buy a fast charger to utilize this feature.
The device does offer a premium design, and the 48MP sensor is definitely the highlight of the smartphone, even though it is a Samsung sensor. Lastly, the device runs on the latest Android 9 Pie OS with custom MIUI 10 skin on top.
Redmi Note 7S: Verdict
The Redmi Note 7S seems like the entry-level Redmi Note that we expected from the company. For the asking price, the device offers a lot compared to the competition. However, just like most of the Redmi smartphone, the device does come with ads, which could be a deal-breaker for some.
If you are looking for a new budget smartphone with fancy features like 48MP camera, fast charging, USB Type-C port, and a capable processor, then, the Redmi Note 7S could be the device that you should consider.