Xiaomi Redmi Note 7S vs Redmi Note 7 Pro: Price, specifications, features compared
Xiaomi has launched another 48-megapixel camera phone in India. Targeted at the budget and entry-level mid-range segment, Redmi Note 7S is going to be available at a starting price of ₹10,999. Redmi Note 7S sits between Xiaomi's Redmi Note 7 and Redmi Note 7 Pro. Here's a brief comparison between Redmi Note 7 Pro and the latest Redmi Note 7S.
Price and models
Xiaomi Redmi Note 7S with 3GB RAM and 32GB storage is priced at ₹10,999. The 4GB model with 64GB storage is priced at ₹12,999.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 Pro base model has 4GB of RAM and 64GB storage and is priced at ₹13,999. The top-end model with 6GB of RAM and 128GB storage is priced at ₹16,999.
Display, design: It's the same
Both Xiaomi Redmi Note 7s and Redmi Note 7 Pro come with a 6.3-inch full HD+ display with dot notch on the front. The two smartphones also come with Gorilla Glass 5 protection on the back and front. On the back it has the same vertically aligned dual-rear camera set up with fingerprint sensor and Redmi branding at the base.
Camera: 48MP camera but different sensors
Xiaomi Redmi Note 7S and Redmi Note 7 Pro also share the same set of camera specifications. Both have 48-megapixel and 5-megapixel dual cameras with PDAF, EIS and AI portrait mode. The two 48-megapixel cameras, however, differ in terms of sensors.
Xiaomi Redmi Note Pro has Sony's IMX586 sensor which is also available on OnePlus 7 Pro, Huawei P30 Pro and other premium phones. Redmi Note 7, however, has Samsung's GM1 sensor. On the front the two phones offer 13-megapixel camera.
Performance: New chipset
Xiaomi Redmi Note 7S comes with an octa-core 2.2GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 AIE processor. The Redmi Note 7 Pro model comes with a superior 2.0 GHz octa-core Snapdragon 675 processor. Redmi Note 7S is available 3GB+32GB and 4GB+64GB variants. Redmi Note 7 Pro also offers more powerful options with 4+64GB and 6+128GB variants.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 7S is essentially a cheaper version of Redmi Note 7 Pro with lesser capable Snapdragon 660 processor and Samsung's camera sensor. The main chipset is not a slouch, though. It powers several mid-range and budget phones like Redmi Note 7, Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2, and Vivo V11 Pro among others.