Varun’s old phone recently started acting up, prompting him to start looking for a new phone. Some of his friends had the Redmi Note 7 Pro, and some the Redmi Note 6 Pro. Varun was torn between shelling out a few extra thousand rupees for the Note 7 Pro, and wanted to know which of these two Redmi mobiles is the best bang for the buck. In this post, through different lenses, we compare Redmi Note 6 Pro and Note 7 Pro with the aim of helping you choose between the two.
The Redmi Note 7 Pro vs Redmi Note 6 Pro: Side-by-side comparison.
The Redmi Note 6 Pro, and upgrade from the previous 5th Generation of Redmi Note phones was launched in November 2018. The Note 7 Pro, on the other hand, was launched earlier this year, in March. The sales pitches of both the phones were centred around their cameras; the Note 6 Pro’s tagline was quad camera all-rounder, and the Note 7 Pro’s tagline was 48MP Camera Beast. So, keeping that in mind, let’s start to compare Redmi Note 6 Pro and Note 7 Pro starting with the camera.
Redmi Note 6 Pro vs Redmi Note 7 Pro: Camera
The Redmi Note 6 Pro features a dual rear camera setup, with a 12 MP primary sensor (1.4μm, f/1.9 aperture and Dual Pixel autofocus) supported by a 5MP depth sensor (1.12μm, f/2.2 aperture). It boasts a single tone dual LED flash, enhanced low-light photography, HDR mode, panorama mode, burst mode face recognition, image stabalisation for videos and dynamic bokeh. It also sports a dual front camera setup, a 20MP camera supported by a 2MP camera, with AI portrait selfie, a selfie timer and facial recognition.
The Redmi Note 7 Pro features a dual rear camera setup as well, with a flagship level 48 MP + 5MP 1.6μm large pixel camera (f/1.79 aperture lens). It comes with PDAF, AI portrait mode (blurs background), single tone flash, steady night photography, standard and auto HDR, image stabalisation for videos, facial recognition, AI dynamic bokeh and AI studio lighting. There is a single 13 MP front camera which has an AI portrait mode, AI beauty, facial recognition, a selfie timer, and AI studio lighting.
Redmi Note 6 Pro vs Redmi Note 7 Pro: Processor, GPU, RAM and Storage
The Redmi Note 6 Pro has the Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 636 processor with an Adreno 509 GPU. Two variants are available in terms of ram; the 4GB RAM variant that comes with 64GB of inbuilt storage and the 6GB RAM variant that comes with 64GB of inbuilt storage.
The Redmi Note 7 Pro hosts the Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 675 Octa-core processor with an Adreno 612 GPU. With the Note 7 Pro too, two variants are available; one with 4GB RAM and 64GB storage, the other with 6GB RAM and 128GB storage.
Redmi Note 6 Pro vs Redmi Note 7 Pro: Display
The Note 6 Pro has a 6.26-inch FHD+ display (403 PPI) with a notch design and 2.5D glass rounded corners. It also comes with Corning Gorilla Glass.
The Note 7 Pro on the other hand, has a 6.3-inch FHD+ display (409 PPI) with a dot notch design and 2.5D glass rounded corners. It comes with Corning Gorilla Glass as well.
Redmi Note 7 Pro vs Redmi Note 6 Pro: Battery and Connectivity
The Redmi Note 6 Pro carries a 4000mAh battery that supports 5V/2A charging and Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0 through a micro USB port. It has a 4G dual SIM setup, with one nano SIM slot and one nano SIM/micro SD slot, with both SIM cards able to support VoLTE simeltaneously.
The Redmi Note 7 Pro, too, carries a 4000mAh battery. This battery supports 5V/2A charging and also Qualcomm Quick Charge 4.0 through a Type C port. The Note 7 Pro also has a Dual 4G system, with one nano SIM slot and one nano SIM/Micro SD slot, with simultaneous VoLTE capability.
Redmi Note 7 Pro vs Redmi Note 6 Pro: Price
The 4GB+64GB variant of the Note 6 Pro is currently retailing at ₹11,999 and the 6GB+64GB variant at ₹13,999.
The 4GB+64GB variant of the Note 7 Pro is retailing at ₹13,999, the 6GB+64GB variant at ₹14,999 and 6GB+128GB variant at ₹16,999.
Redmi Note 7 Pro vs Redmi Note 6 Pro: Verdict
When we compare Redmi Note 6 Pro and Note 7 Pro, we see one phone from Redmi’s current generation and one from its previous generation. Both shape up quite well, but the Note 7 Pro takes the edge in terms of the value it offers – for ₹2,000 more, you receive a better processor, a better camera and a better display. That being said, if the camera and processor won’t add much value to your usage of a phone, and you would like to go for a phone at a price point of around ₹12,000, the Redmi Note 6 Pro is clearly a great phone to consider!
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