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Xiaomi Redmi 7A Goes Live With Face Unlock and Big Battery

Xiaomi Redmi 7A arrives with Qualcomm Snapdragon 439 SoC and 4,000mAh battery with the same price tag as its successor. Learn more here!

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The Redmi A series is the most affordable lineup of the Xiaomi brand. As you’d expect, the new Xiaomi Redmi 7A meets up expectations. It serves as the successor to the Xiaomi Redmi 6A launched last year. Instead of an increased price tag, the Redmi 7A comes out at the same price as the former.

It gets interesting when you find out there are upgraded features coming in. Now, you a 12MP rear camera, a 3GB RAM and Snapdragon 439 SoC to serve you all day.

Come on folks, let’s delve in.

Xiaomi Redmi 7A Features (Preview)

The Chinese maker ensured that this smartphone is covered with a polycarbonate shell and matte finish that makes the device appear cool from the back. More so, there’s a p2i coating that grants splash resistance. Notably, no fingerprint sensor is present on the smartphone but there’s Face Unlock to make up for it.

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Taking charge of the Facial Detection is the 5MP front camera. It also captures videos of 1080p resolution at 30fps frame rate. The standard version of the smartphone is equipped with a 12MP rear camera with LED support. However, the Chinese version takes snapshots and videos with a 13MP rear shooter.

You can watch 720p movies smoothly on the phone thanks to the HD+ resolution of 720 x 1440 pixels of the smartphone’s display. The touchscreen is sized at 5.45 inches which is pretty modest for the price tag.

According to Redmi, the phone can work for 2 days on average usage due to the 4,000mAh battery. An improved 10W Fast Charge allows rapid charging of the device.

Qualcomm Snapdragon 439 SoC sets the tone for the smooth running of the smartphone. It teams up well with a 2GB RAM for multitasking duties. Also, the storage partition is in variants of 16GB and 32GB.

Key Specs

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Here are the Xiaomi Redmi 7A key specifications…

Display 5.45-inch IPS capacitive touchscreen, 720 x 1440 pixels
OS Android 9.0 Pie (MIUI 9)
Processor Octa-core 2.0GHz Qualcomm Processor
Storage 16GB/32GB ROM + 2GB/3GB RAM (MicroSD card up to 256GB)
Camera 12MP/13MP Rear/5MP Front (With LED light)
Battery 4,000mAh
Price N30,000 – N40,000


Xiaomi Redmi 7A

Xiaomi Redmi 7A


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Price and Availability

The Xiaomi Redmi 7A launched July 2019, it is available in colours Matte Black, Morning blue, Matte Blue, Matte Gold. You can order the phone from the following online shopping markets using any of the links below.

Xiaomi Redmi 7A retails at $100 (₦30,000 – ₦40,000 in Nigeria). (CLICK TO BUY XIAOMI REDMI 7A or CHECK OUT MORE PHONES UNDER ₦40,000).

Xiaomi Redmi 7A Full Specifications and Features

General Features

  • Platform: Android 9.0 Pie OS (MIUI 9)
  • Processor: Octa-core 2.0GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 439 SoC
  • GPU: Adreno 505
  • Memory: 2GB/3GB RAM
  • Colours: Matte Black, Morning blue, Matte Blue, Matte Gold
  • Dimension: 146.3 x 70.4 x 9.6 mm
  • Weight: 165g
  • SIM Type: Nano SIM
  • SIM Count: Single/Dual SIM


  • Display: 5.45-inch IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 720 X 1440 pixels (295 ppi)
  • Screen Protection:


  • Rear Camera: 12MP/13MP camera, [email protected]
  • Rear Camera Features: Phase detection autofocus, LED flash, Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, panorama
  • Front Camera: 5MP camera, 1080p [email protected]


  • Built-in Storage: 16GB/32GB
  • Memory Card Support: Yes, up to 256GB
  • Bundled Cloud Storage: –

Network Support

  • 2G GSM: Yes
  • 2G CDMA 1X: –
  • 3G WCDMA: Yes
  • 3G CDMA EVDO: –
  • 4G LTE: LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500)

Internet & Connectivity

  • GPRS: Yes
  • EDGE: Yes
  • 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes
  • HSPA+: 5.76/42.2Mbps
  • CDMA EVDO: –
  • 4G LTE: Yes
  • WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
  • Bluetooth: Yes, v4.2 with A2DP, LE
  • NFC: –
  • Infrared Blaster: –
  • USB Port: MicroUSB 2.0, USB On-The-Go


  • SMS/MMS: Yes
  • Instant Messaging: Yes
  • Push Emails: Yes
  • Email Protocol: –


  • Music Player: MP3/eAAC+/WAV/Flac player
  • Video Player: Xvid/MP4/H.265 player
  • FM Radio: Yes
  • Loudspeaker: Yes
  • 3.5mm Jack: Yes


  • Navigation: Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
  • Maps: Yes

Sensors & Control

  • Digital Compass: Yes
  • Accelerometer: Yes
  • Proximity Sensor: Yes
  • Light Sensor: Yes
  • Barometer: –
  • SpO2: –
  • Pedometer: –
  • Heart Rate Monitor: –
  • Gyroscope: Yes
  • Fingerprint Scanner: –
  • Iris Scanner: –
  • Face Unlock: Yes
  • Intelligent Digital Assistant: Yes
  • Motion Sensing / Gesture Control: –
  • Voice Control: –

Other Features

  • Video Streaming: Yes
  • Active Noise Cancellation: Yes
  • Wireless Charging: –
  • Built-in Mobile Payment: –
  • Water Resistant: –
  • Dust Resistant: –
  • Image Editor: Yes
  • Video Editor: Yes
  • Document Viewer: Yes
  • Document Editor: Yes


  • Battery: 4,000mAh non-removable Li-Po battery

Where to buy Xiaomi Redmi 7A


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