Redmi K50i 5G launch date in India confirmed; specifications and colour options tipped [Update]

Redmi's K-series makes a comeback in India after three years.

Highlights
  • Redmi K50i 5G India launch is on July 20th and sales begin on July 22nd. 
  • The phone is tipped to pack a MediaTek Dimensity 8100 SoC, 67W charging, and a 144Hz display. 
  • Redmi K50i 5G will likely come in three colour options: Phantom Blue, Stealth Black, and Quick Silver.



Update: Redmi has officially revealed the Redmi K50i 5G launch date in India. The company took to Twitter to confirm the July 20th launch date of the Redmi K50i 5G. The teaser also revealed the design and Phantom Blue colour options of the Redmi K50i 5G. 

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Redmi K50i 5G

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Redmi’s fan-favourite K-series is returning to India after three years. The company recently teased that a K-series handset will make its way to the Indian market, which is likely the Redmi K50i 5G. Now, the launch timeline, sale date, and colour options of the Redmi K50i 5G have been shared by Pricebaba citing ‘a trustable tipster’.

Last month, we exclusively revealed the complete specifications of the Redmi K50i 5G, speculating a rebrand of the Redmi Note 11T Pro. The K50i 5G is tipped to launch in India by the end of this month and will go on sale a couple of days after the launch. 

Redmi K50i 5G India launch, sale date

Redmi K50i 5G

According to Pricebaba, the Redmi K50i 5G will launch on July 20th and go on sale starting July 22nd in India. The handset will come in two storage options: 6GB RAM/128GB storage and 8GB RAM/ 256GB storage. The Redmi K50i 5G will be available in three colour options: Phantom Blue, Stealth Black, and Quick Silver.

Redmi K50i 5G specifications

As previously mentioned, Redmi K50i 5G is a rebadged version of the Redmi Note 11T Pro. It has a 6.6-inch Full-HD+ LCD panel that supports a 144Hz refresh rate and runs on Android 12-based MIUI 13. A MediaTek Dimensity 8100 chipset runs the show, and a 5,080mAh battery with 67W fast charging support keeps the lights on. Redmi K50i 5G packs 6GB/8GB RAM and 128GB/256GB storge.

Redmi K50i 5G specifications

  • 6.6-inch FHD+ LCD 144Hz panel
  • Android 12-based MIUI 13 
  • MediaTek Dimensity 8100 chipset
  • 5,080mAh battery, 67W fast charging
  • Up to 8GB RAM, 256GB storage
  • 64MP triple rear camera
  • 16MP selfie shooter

Redmi K50i 5G has a triple rear camera setup: a 64MP primary sensor, an 8MP ultra-wide lens, and a 2MP macro shooter. A 16MP snapper on the front takes care of selfies and video calling requirements.

Key Specs

Xiaomi Redmi K50i
MediaTek Dimensity 8100 MT6895Z | 6 GBProcessor
6.6 inches Display
64 MP + 8 MP + 2 MPRear camera
16 MPSelfie camera
5080 mAh Battery
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Xiaomi Redmi K50i Price
Rs. 25,999
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Review Summary

Expert Rating3.5/5

Design
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Display
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Software
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Camera
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Performance
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Battery
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Pros

  • Excellent performance
  • 144Hz refresh rate
  • Good daylight photography
  • Decent battery life

Cons

  • Staid design
  • Uses an LCD panel
  • Average low-light photography 
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