Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 Review

30 January 2019, 17:43:22

Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 Review

Networks, calls and connectivity

Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 is equipped with a hybrid, dual-SIM card tray. It is placed on the left frame and allows you to use either two Nano-SIM cards or a Nano-SIM and a microSD card. Both SIM cards support 4G LTE and VoLTE simultaneously but you have to toggle that feature on from the Network settings. LTE speeds are Cat. 18 ones. The call quality with our review unit has been excellent at all times in various settings both in 3G and 4G networks. The model can be used worldwide in terms of network bands support: 2G GSM (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz), 2.5G CDMA 800 MHz, 3G W-CDMA (850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz), 3G TD-SCDMA (1900, 2000 MHz), 4G LTE (850, 900, 1800, 2100, 2600 MHz), and LTE-TDD (1900, 2000, 2300, 2500, 2600 MHz). The model supports LTE Cat. 18 speeds. The model's wireless connectivity options include dual-band Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi Display, Wi-Fi Hotspot, Bluetooth 5. In addition, there's is a Wi-Fi Assistant that will connect you automatically to high quality public wireless networks when enabled. The smartphone works with GPS, GLONASS and Beidou for satellite positioning and manages to detect a good number from all three with an accuracy of up to 3 mters. It is also equipped with a USB Type-C 2.0 port with OTG support and a 3.5 mm jack. Just like the other Redmi Note models, this one features an infrared port which allows the device to turn into a convenient remote control for TV sets, TV boxes, air conditioners and other smart appliances. As usual, this feature works flawlessly.

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