Redmi K50 series chipset details tipped, Snapdragon 8 series and more in tow

Highlights
  • The Redmi K50 e-sport model will come with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 series chipset.
  • Other models in the Redmi K50 lineup will pack the Snapdragon 870, Dimensity 8000, and Dimensity 9000 chipsets.
  • The Redmi K50 series is expected to debut next month.

Redmi K40 series is old news now as the company has officially started teasing the Redmi K50 lineup and is busy fine-tuning the phone for a February launch. Like its predecessors, the Redmi K50 series will have multiple models. Now, a fresh leak from reliable Chinese tipster Digital Chat Station has revealed the different processors that will be used in the upcoming Redmi lineup. Firstly, the series will have a Redmi K50 E-sports handset, which could be dubbed as the Redmi K50 Gaming. This will come probably in addition to the vanilla Redmi K50 and its Pro sibling.

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Redmi K50 e-sport

According to Digital Chat Station, the Redmi K50 Gaming smartphone will be powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 series chipset. Earlier this week, the leakster claimed the handset will come with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 chipset, JBL dual speakers, an AAC 1016 ultra-wideband X-axis motor. Another leakster, Panda is Bald has revealed the Redmi K50 Gaming will measure 162 x 76.8 x 8.45mm in size and weigh 210grams.

Digital Chat Station claims the other three models in the Redmi K50 lineup will be equipped with the Snapdragon 870, Dimensity 8000, and Dimensity 9000 chipsets, but the exact monikers of these models are unknown at the moment. It is also not clear whether all three models will be made official at the same time.

Redmi K50 Gaming specifications (expected)

Redmi K50 Gaming is said to sport a 6.67-inch display, which could have an FHD+ resolution and an OLED panel with curved edges. A 4,700mAh battery with 120W fast charging support is said to fuel the phone. As for the cameras, the gaming smartphone will reportedly have a triple camera setup on the back, with a 64MP primary sensor, a 13MP ultrawide lens and a third 2MP unit. It is said to have a 16MP snapper on the front and a side-mounted fingerprint scanner.

As we mentioned earlier, the Redmi K50 series has been officially teased and is expected to launch next month. One of the models will have a 4,700mAh battery, 120W fast charging and dual VC liquid cooling. They are expected to boot Android 12 based MIUI 13 custom skin out of the box.

Key Specs

Xiaomi Redmi K50
MediaTek | 8 GBProcessor
6.67 inches Display
48 MP + 8 MP + 2 MPRear camera
20 MPSelfie camera
5500 mAh Battery
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