The Best Redmi Mobiles Under 7000 in India

by Oct 31, 2019

Redmi has come a long way from being known as the producer of low-cost phones to becoming the producer of phones equipped with advanced features. What sets Redmi phones apart from other phones is that they provide a lot of advanced features such as dual camera, latest operating system and a large RAM which are generally unheard in phones falling under similar price buckets.

But the core ideology of Redmi will always remain the same – to produce low cost with advanced features. Here is a list of five best phones from Redmi that are targeted at people with a very limited budget to purchase a phone:

The 5 Best Redmi Mobiles Under 7000

1.

Redmi 7

Redmi 7
  • Screen Size
    Screen Size
    6.26" (720 x 1520)
  • Camera
    Camera
    Single 12 MP
  • RAM
    RAM
    2GB | 3GB | 4GB
  • Battery
    Battery
    4000 mAh

Overview

Considered to be one of the best value for money phones from the Redmi brand, this phone is a delight for those who like to have a hint of variety in everything they purchase. Redmi 7 is available in 3 color variants comet blue, eclipse black and lunar red and in two RAM variants viz 2GB and 3GB.

The phone has some of the best features in the market such as dual camera, a large battery and runs on the latest operating system Android Pie.

Our Thoughts

Priced at just Rs.7499, this phone is a real bargain considering what it offers. The dual camera of 12MP and 2 MP in the rear of the phone is a brilliant feature that lets you click pictures of your favorite moments in a clarity that is unheard of. A portrait mode helps you even further to give your photos a professional look by blurring the background.

An 8 MP selfie camera gives you a wonderful opportunity to see you as it is on your phone. The AI Beautify feature only helps this further in bringing out the natural beauty of you in the picture.

The performance is staggering in the phone mainly due to the Qualcomm Snapdragon Octa-Core processor that guarantees a processor speed of 1.8 GHz. The latest glitch-free Android Pie operating system makes your mobile operation look like a child’s play. Lastly, the large RAM helps you to multi-task and play your high-quality games at will.

Redmi has given considerable thought on the security aspect while creating the phone. They have incorporated both the fingerprint sensor and face unlock to ensure a hassle-free and safe unlocking of your phone.

Watching your movies in this phone will be treat owing to the large 6.22 inches HD screen that guarantees a cinematic experience.
Lastly, the large battery of 4000 mAh guarantees a run time of nearly 2 days without charging. This is certainly a feature that is necessary for all the phones considering the number of times people spend on traveling to various places.

Verdict

Redmi 7 has limited cons that can be safely ignored. On the other hand, the positives are plenty which makes it a must-buy for all who are looking for a quality phone at a low price.

What We Loved

  • Large battery
  • Incredible processor speed
  • Face Unlock and Fingerprint sensor
  • Dual Camera

What We Didn’t Like

  • The screen is not full HD and looks dull in broad daylight
  • No 4K video
  • Plastic body
2.

Redmi 7A

Redmi 7A
  • Screen Size
    Screen Size
    5.45" (720 x 1440)
  • Camera
    Camera
    Single 13 MP
  • RAM
    RAM
    2GB | 3GB
  • Battery
    Battery
    4000 mAh

Overview

Costing just Rs.6199 Redmi 7A is an inexpensive version of Redmi 7 but has not compromised a lot on the features that the latter was offering. This phone is also available in 3 color variants namely Matte Black, Matter Blue, and Matte Gold and 2 storage variants viz.16 GB and 32 GB. The basic smartphone offers features such as a large battery, an octa-core Qualcomm processor and Face Unlock.

Our Thoughts

Unlike its costlier counterpart, Redmi 7 doesn’t have a dual camera, but the 12 MP rear camera that this phone is equipped with is more than sufficient to click brilliant pictures of your favorite scenes. This camera has a Sony IMX486 sensor that adds the professional touch to your photographs. A rear flash helps you to click photographs even at night time.

The autofocus and face detection feature makes your life easier to click high-quality photos of the subject. Lastly, a 5 MP front camera is there for clicking selfies of you in your favorite spots.

The battery is again something that Redmi has done right on this phone. A 4000 mAh battery might make you forget your charger all the time.

The performance of the phone is splendid mainly due to the octa-core processor from Qualcomm that guarantees speed of 2 GHz. A RAM of 2 GB is sufficient for a normal user to multitask or play high-quality games on medium graphics settings. Lastly, the phone comes out of the box with Android Pie which is the latest operating system from Android. All these means you are provided a smooth and super quick experience while operating the phone.

This dual SIM phone also comes with a Face Unlock feature that lets you unlock your phone in a jiffy. Now don’t worry about forgetting passwords. Your face is your password.

Verdict

Redmi has priced this budget phone perfectly and the phone offers all the features that a basic smartphone requires. Other than the small display, this phone doesn’t have any major negatives which can impact your experience with the phone.

What We Loved

  • Large battery
  • Face Unlock
  • Super quick processor speed
  • Latest operating system

What We Didn’t Like

  • No dual camera
  • RAM is not sufficient for heavy users to multi-task
  • No Fingerprint sensor
  • Small display
3.

Redmi 6A

Redmi 6A
  • Screen Size
    Screen Size
    5.45" (720 x 1440)
  • Camera
    Camera
    Single 13 MP
  • RAM
    RAM
    2GB | 3GB
  • Battery
    Battery
    3000 mAh

Overview

Another low-cost phone from the house of Redmi, this phone has some nice features that enhance the user experience significantly. The phone is available in black, blue, gold and rose gold and in two storage variants viz. 16GB and 32GB.

The phone though priced low has some features that are generally absent in such low-cost phones such as an excellent 13MP rear camera.

Our Thoughts

The biggest asset of the phone is the 13 MP camera that makes you look like a professional photographer in front of your friends. You can now capture photos at the ultra-high quality. The 5 MP front camera ensures your selfie moments are not hampered owing to the low quality of the pictures.

Though the phone lacks the octa-core power of other phones in the list, the performance of Redmi 6A is not hampered to a great extent owing to its Qualcomm Snapdragon Quad-Core processor that has a clock speed of 2 GHz. The 2 GB RAM and the Android Oreo operating system ensures you have glitch-free experience browsing through your files and apps.

The 3000 mAh battery sounds a bit low, but still provides a full day of charge which is useful for those who travel a lot.

Verdict

This phone is one of the cheapest phones in the list but Redmi has packed it with all the important features that are needed for your everyday activities. There are many negatives especially in the performance department, but at just Rs 6149, we can’t complain more.

What We Loved

  • 13 MP rear camera
  • A large variety of color variants to choose from
  • Dual SIM
  • OTG Support

What We Didn’t Like

  • No octa-core processor
  • RAM might not be sufficient for playing high-end games
  • No latest operating system
  • The battery is comparatively low as compared to other phones
4.

Redmi 5A

Redmi 5A
  • Screen Size
    Screen Size
    5.0" (720 x 1280)
  • Camera
    Camera
    Single 13 MP
  • RAM
    RAM
    2GB | 3GB
  • Battery
    Battery
    3000 mAh

Overview

Redmi 5A is another basic smartphone that has a dual SIM capability and a massive 13 MP camera for capturing your favorite moments in astounding quality. The phone is priced at just Rs 5999 but has excellent performance and a decent battery size that makes it a compelling phone to buy.

Our thoughts

The 13 MP rear camera in a phone of this price is a pleasant surprise. This is ideal especially when you are capturing group photos or large scenery. The rear camera is also supplemented by a flash that lets you click quality pictures even at night. There is also a 5 MP front camera which is perfect for your selfie moments with your loved ones.

The 3000 mAh battery that is inbuilt with this phone is sufficient for regular usage and will last for a day. You can play video continuously for seven hours without charging once or play games continuously for 6 hours.

High performance is guaranteed with this phone owing to the Qualcomm Snapdragon processor that generates a clock speed of 1.4GHz. The phone runs on 2 GB RAM that makes multi-tasking a memorable experience. You will seldom experience any lags while playing HD videos on the phone owing to this.

The phone comes with an Android Nougat operating system which provides a seamless experience.
This dual SIM phone has a 16GB storage capacity that might be just enough for users who do not wish to store a lot of apps or videos on the phone. But for those who wish to store more, a dedicated micro SD slot is available which can accommodate an SD card up to 128 GB.

Verdict

Considering the cost of the phone, this phone can be ideal especially for those budget users who want a basic smartphone with an exceptional camera. For others, the negatives might outweigh the positives, especially for those who are looking for excellent performance and a large battery life.

What We Loved

  • An amazing 13 MP rear camera
  • Dual SIM
  • 4G Support

What We Didn’t Like

  • The operating system is not the latest
  • The 16 GB storage capacity might not be enough for many
  • The battery might not be sufficient for heavy users
  • No enhanced safety features such as Face Unlock or Fingerprint sensor
5.

Redmi Go

Redmi Go
  • Screen Size
    Screen Size
    5.0" (720 x 1280)
  • Camera
    Camera
    Single 8 MP
  • RAM
    RAM
    1GB
  • Battery
    Battery
    3000 mAh

Overview

Redmi Go is the least expensive smartphone in the list at a price of just Rs. 4499. For its price, it comes with a bucket of features that can satisfy any regular user. It is available in two colors viz. black and blue and two capacity variants of 8GB and 16 GB. The camera is a treat for the user and lets you take good quality photos at your will.

Our thoughts

The 8 MP rear camera and the 5 MP front camera do what it is supposed to do – capture your favorite moments for you to relive at a later point of time. The rear camera is also equipped to capture HD videos much to our surprise. For average selfies taken by you, this phone comes with an AI beautify feature that automatically enhances your picture and makes it look like a picture taken by a pro. The rear camera is supported by an inbuilt flash that lets it take photos in peace without worrying much about lighting conditions.

The performance is quite good considering the price. A Qualcomm quad-core processor drives this phone along with a 1 GB RAM ensuring good speed and decent multitasking capabilities. The phone also comes with an Android Oreo Go Edition which effectively reduces the stress on the processor and RAM and loads the apps super quick.

The phone has a 3000 mAh battery that lasts long and has a standby time of nearly ten days which is quite good for a regular user.
As far as display is concerned, this phone comes with a 5 inches HD display that gives you an immersive experience whether you are watching a movie or playing a game on your mobile.

The phone has two capacity variants 8GB and 16 GB variants. Though it can be considered as low for many users who like to store more in their mobiles, it is aptly supported by a slot to insert a micro SD card that can increase the capacity by 128 GB.
The phone also supports dual SIM cards, ideal for those who have two different numbers for dialing and receiving calls.

Verdict

Redmi Go is a very basic phone that is strictly for beginners or can even be purchased by those who are looking for a secondary phone. With a price point like this, the features offered are quite good for the target users and it is a nice phone for them to possess.

What We Loved

  • Good performance due to Android Oreo Go edition
  • Dual SIM
  • The front camera is good
  • Good quality speakers

What We Didn’t Like

  • Battery drains very fast
  • Limited internal storage
  • Limited RAM
  • Night pictures are not that great
  • Small screen size