Redmi K50 specifications spotted on Geekbench: Snapdragon 870, 12GB RAM, and more

The Redmi K50 has been spotted on Geekbench 5 database with Snapdragon 870 SoC, 12GB RAM, and Android 12. Read on to know more.

Highlights
  • The Redmi K50 has been spotted on the Geekbench database with model number 22021211RC.
  • The device runs on the Snapdragon 870 SoC, 12GB RAM, and Android 12
  • The Redmi K50 series is expected to launch soon under different monikers depending on the region.

Xiaomi‘s Redmi K50 series of smartphones that are due for launch soon have popped up on Geekbench 5 database. The smartphone was earlier teased and has also received nods from regulatory boards. The Redmi K50 series is soon expected to hit the markets and it’s likely to feature top of the line hardware that include – Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 Mobile Platform from Qualcomm, 4,7000mAh battery with 120W fast charging support, high refresh AMOLED display, and Sony optics for the rear camera set up. The Redmi K50 series will consist of four models – Redmi K50, Redmi K50 Pro, Redmi K50 Pro+, and Redmi Gaming Edition. 

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Redmi K50 series spotted on Geekbench 5 database

The Redmi K50 series will consist of four models and hence is likely to come in more than one hardware configuration. While higher-end models are expected to get the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 SoC, the recent Geekbench 5 database spotting by MySmartPrice also highlighted that the device running model number 22021211RC is likely to get an 800-series processor, specifically the Snapdragon 870 SoC. 

Redmi K50

The Xiaomi device with 22021211RC model number posted a score of 963 points on single-core and 3123 points on multi-core tests. The motherboard section shows a codename munch and the hardware configuration for the processor shows that the device will get a 1 + 3 + 4 core cluster set up with the base frequency set at 1.8GHz. The processor is paired with 12GB of RAM. The device is also shown to be running on Android 12. 

The Snapdragon 870 SoC from Qualcomm was also used in the Redmi K40 which was launched in India as the Mi 11X, and as POCO F3 in other markets. 

Redmi K50 expected specifications 

The Redmi K50 series will consist of four models – Redmi K50, Redmi K50 Pro, Redmi K50 Pro+ and Redmi Gaming Edition. The vanilla Redmi K50 model was previously expected to come with the MediaTek Dimensity 7000, Dimensity 9000, or the Dimensity 8000 SoC. The Geekbench listing, however, suggests Snapdragon 870 SoC will be the star. The higher-end model is likely to benefit from the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 Mobile Platform. The display specifications for the device will stand at 120Hz or even 144Hz high refresh rates and will get AMOLED panels. The Redmi K50 is also expected to get a 64MP Sony main camera sensor, a 4,700mAh battery, and 120W fast charging support. 

Redmi K50 series specs:

  • Dimensity SoCs, Snapdragon 870, and Snapdragon 8 Gen 1
  • High refresh AMOLED displays
  • 64MP Sony main camera sensor 
  • 4,7000mAh battery with 120W fast charging 

Reports suggest that like the current generation Redmi K40 model the device might end up coming to India under different nomenclatures. The Redmi K50 might be called Mi 12X and POCO F4 Pro in India and in international markets respectively. 

Key Specs

Xiaomi Redmi K40
Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 | 6 GBProcessor
6.67 inches Display
48 MP + 8 MP + 5 MPRear camera
20 MPSelfie camera
4520 mAh Battery
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