One of the notable smartphones of the first half of 2019 in the affordable segment was the Redmi Note 7. The device turned out to be a hit and loudly declared its ambitions for the title of “the best affordable smartphone”. It came out with the Android 9.0 Pie OS and MIUI 10 user interface. And now, 1.5 years after the release of the smartphone, it underwent a major update – it received a stable beta version of Android 10.
Redmi Note 7 receives stable beta Android 10 update globally
And we are talking about the global version, which received the number V126.96.36.199.QFGMIXM. The firmware weighs 2GB and is still based on MIUI 11. You may need an authorized Mi account to download the update. With the arrival of the update, Redmi Note 7 owners will receive all Android 10 features, as well as the July security patch. The update itself began to spread “over the air”, but for those who are especially impatient, there is an option to download it manually by clicking on this link.
In addition, the news came that in August Xiaomi has planned to update 23 devices to MIUI 12. Among them: Xiaomi Mi 10, Xiaomi Mi Note 10/Note 10 Pro, Xiaomi Mi 8 Lite, Poco F2 Pro (the version for the European market has already been released) , Pocophone F1, Redmi Note 9 / Note 9 Pro, Redmi Note 8 / Note 8 Pro, Redmi Note 7, Redmi Note 6 Pro, Redmi Note 5, Redmi 9, Redmi 7 / 7A, Redmi 8 / 8A / 8A Pro, Redmi 6 / 6A / 6 Pro, Redmi S2. True, only the Xiaomi Mi 10 and Poco F2 Pro models will receive all MIUI 12 features such as dynamic wallpapers while the others will get only some novelties. However, we will keep you updated regarding all these updates.
Redmi Note 7 specifications
- 6.3-inch (2340 ×1080 pixels) Full HD+ 19:5:9 2.5D curved glass LTPS in-cell display, 1500:1 contrast ratio, 450 nits brightness, 84% NTSC Color Gamut, Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection
- Octa Core Snapdragon 660 14nm Mobile Platform (Quad 2.2GHz Kryo 260 + Quad 1.8GHz Kryo 260 CPUs) with Adreno 512 GPU
- 3GB LPDDR4x RAM with 32GB storage, 4GB LPDDR4x RAM with 64GB storage, expandable memory up to 256GB with microSD
- Android 9.0 (Pie) with MIUI 10
- Hybrid Dual SIM (nano + nano / microSD)
- 12MP rear camera with LED Flash, Sony IMX486 sensor, 1.25um pixel size, PDAF, f/2.2 aperture, secondary 2MP camera
- 13MP front-facing camera
- Fingerprint sensor, IR sensor
- Splash proof (P2i nano coating)
- 3.5mm audio jack, Smart PA TAS2563
- Dimensions: 159.21 x 75.21 x 8.1mm; Weight: 186g
- Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac (2.4 /5GHz) Bluetooth 5, GPS + GLONASS, USB Type-C
- 4000mAh (typical) battery with Quick Charge 4