After Xiaomi silently introduced the Xiaomi Redmi Note 7S in India, many folks have been wondering if there’s any difference between the Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 and the Redmi Note 7S. Well, if you read this post carefully, you will understand the need to introduce the Redmi Note 7S. In other words, we will be looking at the comparison between the Redmi Note 7 and the Redmi Note 7S.
In this article we talk about:
Redmi Note 7 VS Redmi Note 7S: Design Comparison
In terms of body design, both phones feature a decent and beautiful body built with a glass and a premium plastic frame. So with this, it will be hard to distinguish between the Redmi Note 7 and the Redmi Note 7S. Even on the display, both phones are protected by the same corning gorilla glass 5 and they are also splash resistant as well. The front offers a waterdrop notch which increases their screen to body ratio and they have a rear mounted fingerprint sensor for security.
Redmi Note 7 VS Redmi Note 7S: Display Comparison
On the display, both phones are equipped with the same IPS panel which is normally found on an average smartphone. They also have the same screen display size of 6.3 inches and a Full HD+ resolution of 1080 x 2340 pixels. The fact is that there’s nothing special on their display provided that there’s no OLED panel nor an in-display fingerprint sensor.
Redmi Note 7 VS Redmi Note 7S: Camera Comparison
On the display, the Redmi Note 7 comes with a combo camera that features 12 MP main sensor and a 2 MP depth sensor, whereas Redmi Note 7S has a 48 MP main camera with a brighter aperture and a 5 MP depth sensor. So with this, the Redmi Note 7S will make a big difference when it comes to photos and videos shooting. On the front, both phones have the same front-facing camera of 13MP with an f/2.0 aperture.
Redmi Note 7 VS Redmi Note 7S: Performance Comparison
On the hardware, the Redmi Note 7 and the Redmi Note 7S has the same Snapdragon 660 chipset running at a max frequency of 2.2 GHz. Their RAM and memory differ depending on the model you want to buy. You will get 4GB and 64GB on their bigger model which is expandable via micro SD card up to 256GB. They are also powered by Android 9.0 Pie operating system with MIUI 10 user interface.
Redmi Note 7 VS Redmi Note 7S: Battery Comparison
On the battery, both phones come with exactly the same 4000 mAh. They also have support for charging with the Quick Charge 4 technology and a power of 18W.
Redmi Note 7 VS Redmi Note 7S
|Compare||Redmi Note 7||Redmi Note 7S|
|DIMENSIONS||159.2 x 75.2 x 8.1 mm, 186 grams||159.2 x 75.2 x 8.1 mm, 186 grams|
|DISPLAY||6.3 inches, 1080 x 2340p (Full HD+), 409 ppi, 19.5:9 ratio, IPS LCD||6.3 inches, 1080 x 2340p (Full HD+), 409 ppi, 19.5:9 ratio, IPS LCD|
|PROCESSOR||Qualcomm Snapdragon 660, octa-core 2.2 GHz||Qualcomm Snapdragon 660, octa-core 2.2 GHz|
|MEMORY||3 GB RAM, 32 GB – 4 GB RAM, 64 GB – 6 GB RAM, 64 GB – 4 GB RAM, 128 GB||3 GB RAM, 32 GB – 4 GB RAM, 64 GB – micro SD slot|
|SOFTWARE||Android 9.0 Pie||Android 9.0 Pie|
|CONNECTIVITY||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS|
|CAMERA||Dual 12 and 2 MP f/2.2 and f/2.4|
13 MP f/2.0 front camera
|Dual 48 and 5 MP f/1.8 and f/2.2|
13 MP f/2.0 front camera
|BATTERY||4000 mAh With Fast Charging||4000 mAh with Fast Charging|
|ADDITIONAL FEATURES||Dual SIM||Dual SIM|
Redmi Note 7 VS Redmi Note 7S: Price Comparison
On the price, the Redmi Note 7 is currently selling at a price of $142, while the Redmi Note 7 will cost $156.
As you can see, the Redmi Note 7S is the affordable version of the Redmi Note 7 Pro smartphone and a senior brother to the Redmi Note 7. So the phone comes with an impressive camera set-up than it’s rival. When it comes to performance, both phones will offer the same experience to users. So the difference is not that much.