After creating a huge success story with Redmi Series of Phone in India, Xiaomi recently announced that its Redmi series will be a new sub-brand. The intention for the split is so that Xiaomi and Redmi can focus on their respective high-end and low-end segments. The company is set to host a launch event in China on January 10, where it will launch the first smartphone under Redmi sub-brand, effectively will be known as Redmi 7 series. Now, according to a recently posted comment by company CEO Lei Jun on Weibo, along with the identity, Redmi may also soon get an independent design change to the line-up. According to Jun, Redmi 7 series will feature Type-C ports.
In the post CEO Lei Jun asked the fans whether they would like to see Type-C port on Redmi phones. Though, he did mention there, that if the Type-C ports were added, that would eventually increase the cost of the smartphone.
As per the recent reports, new Redmi smartphone has been listed on the certification site, TENAA with three model numbers – M1901F7C, M1901F7T, and M1901F7E. The device image corresponding these models sport a ‘Redmi by Xiaomi’ branding on the back panel, in a way similar to how ‘Poco by Xiaomi’ is written on the back panel of Poco F1. Poco is also Xiaomi’s sub-brand with Poco F1 as its first device that was launched in India last year.
Just few days back, Xiaomi teased the launch of a Redmi device on 10 January at 2.00 pm, keeping the name of the phone concealed. Most rumours though suggest that this may be the Redmi 7 series. The teaser also hints at a 4,800 mAh battery on the phone. That ’48’ figure was also interpreted by many as the possibility of a 48 MP camera sensor on the smartphone, which was teased by company earlier.
Further, the Redmi 7 series is also expected to include the Redmi 7 Pro, Redmi Note 7 Pro, Redmi 7A and Redmi 7. Now, when we talk about the price of