Xiaomi, the renowned Chinese smartphone manufacturer, just announced that it wouldn’t ship out its Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 Pro in the international market. This confirmation came out after the launch of the device in the Indian and Chinese market with attractive and intuitive hardware specifications. John Chen, the Regional Director for Southeast Asia at Xiaomi, revealed the decision to limit both the device models to India and China on his official Facebook account. Chen explained that the limitation was placed because of the “product strategy” of Xiaomi.
The company made this shocking announcement only a month after the company launched its Redmi Note 7 Pro and Redmi Note 7 in India. The Redmi Note 7 comprises of a 12-megapixel sensor in India while the Note 7 Pro comes with a 48-megapixel primary sensor. On the other hand, both the Redmi Note 7 and Note 7 Pro in Chinese market consist of a 48-megapixel primary sensor.
Which is better?
Considering the differences in the specs, there are significant differences in the camera capabilities too. GSM-Arena reported that the Note 7 Pro could shoot 2160p video while the Redmi Note 7 allows the user to shoot 1080p. This limitation of shooting quality is regardless of the resolution of the image sensor. Furthermore, there is a significant hardware differentiation. The Note 7 Pro contains a Snapdragon 675 while the regular Note 7 comes with a Snapdragon 660.
The confirmation might turn out to be useful for the company’s business in both the Indian and Chinese markets. Before this announcement, the company also introduced Xiaomi Redmi Go in the Indian market. The smartphone successfully priced at Rs. 4,499. According to credible sources, the company might even be working on the release of its other variants such as the Xiaomi Mi A3 and Mi A3 Lite devices with an in-display fingerprint scanner.