The Redmi Note 7 Pro was not supported because the chipset that powers it, the Snapdragon 675, was not yet available in the US. Epic Games is based in the US and since they were unable to test and certify it, phones equipped with it are not compatible with Fortnite.
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One of the features that the Realme 3 Pro will have is support for the Fortnite root logo. Its closest competitor, the Redmi Note 7 Pro does not support the popular game and the really have it as a marketing strategy. However, that could change soon.
It won’t be wrong if we say that the redmi feel threatened by Realme 3 Pro. See the tweet below from the VP of Xiaomi India, Manu Kumar Jain.
Recently a brand has started talking about Qualcomm SD 710.
Here’s the thruth: it’s a one year old processor! We launched a phone with SD 710 (globally) in Q2 2018.
SD 675 is the latest one: 16% faster than SD 710!! Check out Antutu scores.#WhyLaunch1YearOld? RT if you agree. pic.twitter.com/avhrMbgq4n
— Manu Kumar Jain (@manukumarjain) April 15, 2019
The brand he refers to is the really it’s the Realme 3 Pro is the phone that will have the processor snapdragon 710 of “one year old”. To be fair, the really started first with the tweet below.
How about playing #Fortnite on #realme3Pro? I believe #realme3Pro will be the 1st in its segment that can directly support it. Tried to play this game on some latest devices but none of them could manage. When it comes to speed, chipset matters.
RT to win 1 Rm3pro. pic.twitter.com/j5SKOrXA2g
— Madhav @home (@MadhavSheth1) April 10, 2019
Anyway, users of Redmi Note 7 Pro they may soon be able to play Fortnite on their phones according to Mr. Jain.
THE Redmi Note 7 Pro was not supported because the chipset that powers it, the snapdragon 675, was not yet available in the US. Epic Games is based in the US and as they were unable to test and certify it, phones equipped with it are not compatible with the Fortnite.
#Fortnite on #RedmiNote7Pro
SD 675 is a new chip & isn’t available in USA (Fortnite’s primary market) yet. Hence, unlike some old processors, it hasn’t been whitelisted.
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Do u want Fortnite? If yes, we’ll work w/ @Qualcomm to get it certified.
— Manu Kumar Jain (@manukumarjain) April 18, 2019
THE snapdragon 710 feed him Nokia 8.1 which is sold in the USA and has been certified by the Epic Games and that’s why the Realme 3 Pro can run the game. THE redmi is already working with the qualcomm and the Epic Games to have the Redmi Note7 Pro certified. When it’s complete, the owners will be able to join the party of the Fortnite.