Xiaomi Redmi 7 review

Read our full review to find out how the Xiaomi Redmi 7 differs, what our opinion of it is and whether it's worth the money.
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Xiaomi Redmi 7 ревю
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The Redmi 7 is an entry-level smartphone. It is primarily targeted at the youth audience who are not ready to pay a hefty amount but want to have modern and trendy trends in their smartphone. The device offers a teardrop notch, dual camera, facial recognition, bright display and a satisfactory level of autonomous performance. Moreover, the manufacturer pleases with having opted for the decision of having separate memory card and dual SIM card slots.

Before reading the full review, you can familiarize yourself with the detailed Xiaomi Redmi 7 specs or watch the video below the article.


  • Release date: 2019, March
  • Colors: Black, red, blue
  • Dimensions: 158.7 x 75.6 x 8.5 mm.
  • Weight: 180 g.
  • Screen: 6.26" inc, 720 x 1520, IPS LCD
  • Camera : Single, 12MP
  • Chipset: Qualcomm SDM632 Snapdragon 632 (14 nm)
  • CPU: Octa-core (4x1.8 GHz Kryo 250 Gold & 4x1.8 GHz Kryo 250 Silver)
  • Memory: 64 GB, 4 GB RAM 32 GB, 3 GB RAM 16 GB, 2 GB RAM
  • Battery: 4000,  Non-removable Li-Po
  • Network: GSM / CDMA / HSPA / LTE
  • Operating system: Android 9.0 (Pie); MIUI 9
  • Sensors: Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, proximity, compass


In terms of design, there are no recommendations. The casing comes in bright colors, interesting gradients, with a beautiful back panel. The smartphone doesn't look boring, even when it's pure black.

The dimensions of the Redmi 7 are 158.7 x 75.6 x 8.5 mm. It weighs 180 grams. It's heavy enough to feel good in your hand.


This model offers a 6.26-inch diagonal display. The resolution is 1520 x 720 pixels at a density of 269 ppi. The matrix is an IPS type. The manufacturer has provided 5th generation Gorilla Glass protective glass. There are also oleophobic coating and automatic brightness adjustment. Up to 10 simultaneous touches are supported.

Performance and memory

Redmi 7 is based on the Qualcomm Snapdragon 632 chipset. The processor is an 8-core processor, consisting of 4 Kryo 250 Gold cores clocked at 1.8 GHz and another 4 Kryo 250 Silver cores clocked at 1.8 GHz. In the role of graphics accelerator enters Adreno 506.

RAM, depending on the configuration, is 2/3/4 GB and internal storage is 16/32/64 GB. Redmi 7 has a separate memory card slot.

The chipset performs beautifully. The device works fast with both built-in and side apps. The Redmi 7's body heats up only during higher performance games.


The main camera is a 12-megapixel, Redmi 7. It has a sensor that determines the depth of the frame. The front camera is 8-megapixel, f/2.0.

Keeping in mind that the smartphone is a budget solution, one cannot expect perfection and maximum advanced features from the cameras. During the day, the photos turn out satisfactory. At night, the detail fades and this is quite logical.

The selfie camera is typical for the segment. It has a built-in beautification mode.

The video has a maximum resolution of FHD@60FPS.

Autonomous operation

Redmi 7 has a battery with a capacity of 4000 mAh. Somewhat because of it, the device is a bit heavier. The battery is Li-Ion and offers satisfactory autonomous performance. In HD video viewing mode with maximum screen brightness and Flight mode on, the battery will discharge after 15 hours.

The large battery capacity and low screen resolution ensure good autonomy on Redmi 7. You can boldly rely on it, as it will serve you for two whole days without a problem before needing a recharge.

In the interface, you'll find power-saving modes. With their help, you can extend the life of Redmi 7 at the expense of performance and background app activity.


Redmi is an attractive smartphone with its price. The model combines adequate features that do well even with heavy games and apps. Autonomous operation is one of the serious plus points. The cameras are excellent for this class of devices, but will not appeal to users who insist on perfect photos and videos.

Xiaomi Redmi 7 video review

Disclaimer: The information presented in this article is based on our team's personal experience with the Xiaomi Redmi 7 and third-party sources. While every effort has been made to provide accurate and reliable information, readers should keep in mind that this is a subjective assessment. The writing of this article was not paid for or sponsored by Xiaomi.

Richard Taylor

Richard Taylor

Richard Taylor is a technology expert and journalist based in the UK. With a degree in Computer Science from the University of Birmingham, he provides insightful analysis and expert reviews of the latest smartphones and technology. His technical expertise, passion for technology and years of experience make him a trusted source in the industry.

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