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Xiaomi Redmi 7A: A Comprehensive Review

Finally, the Xiaomi Redmi 7A is now official with 5.45-inch HD+ display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 439 SoC, a gigantic 4000mAh battery capacity, along with splash-resistant body. The handset was officially announced in China by Xiaomi.

Design and Display
The Redmi 7A was officially launched with a polycarbonate body design, and it looks quite similar to the normal traditional Smartphone out there.
It comes with a 5.45-inch HD (720×1440 pixels) screen with 18:9 aspect ratio, and fails to come with any sort of notch, which explains the many bezels around the screen.
Just like other Redmi phones in the Redmi 7 series phones, the Redmi 7A also comes with a splash resistant P2i coating.
Xiaomi Redmi 7A Android Smartphone comes in a Black and Blue colors options, a single camera lens on front and back. The handset lacks a fingerprint sensor scanner.

Xiaomi Redmi 7A

Hardware and performance
Redmi 7A is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 439 system-on-chip, which features an octacore processor (it operates at the frequency of up to 2.0GHz) paired with the Adreno 505 graphic processing unit (GPU) that operates at a frequency of up to 650MHz. The phone comes in two variants – 2 GB of RAM and 16 GB of internal storage, and 2 GB of RAM and 32 GB of internal storage. The former variant, which has been reviewed here, has around 9GB of free storage, which gets reduced to around 7GB after updating the phone’s apps. Thankfully, the phone comes with a dedicated microSD card slot, which allows storage expansion to up to 256GB.

phone boots the Android Pie operating system-based MIUI 10 user interface. The UI is loaded with bloatware, which is another reason for low internal storage. While some of them can be uninstalled, most of them are part of MIUI and stay installed on the phone.

Camera and Connectivity
The mobile handset also comes with a single 13-megapixels rear camera with LED flash, and PDAF features. It is also enhanced by AI, with the AI scene detection.

Xiaomi Redmi 7A
While the front top bezels, hosts the 5-megapixels selfie snapper. It is also enhanced with AI, as it support AI face unlock and beautification.
It arrives with 3.5mm audio jack, Micro-USB port, 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, wireless FM Radio, dual SIM, Bluetooth 4.2, and GPS as the network and connectivity.

Battery Life
Alongside the price, the conservative demands of the phone’s humble internals, paired with its huge 4000mAh battery, result in the promise of outstanding longevity.

Xiaomi Redmi 7A

Designed for one-handed use
Good screen
Great battery life

Not enough RAM
Bloated software

The Redmi 7A is a decent proposition for first-time Android users and is available at

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