Redmi K60 Pro vs Redmi K50 Pro comparison: how different is the new Pro from the old?

Redmi K60 Pro price and specifications were announced on Tuesday and we take a look at how different the phone is from its predecessor, the Redmi K50 Pro.

The mid-ranged Redmi K-series smartphones are quite popular among their users. Now the company has introduced the Redmi K60 series as the successor to the Redmi K50 line in China. The new lineup includes three smartphones – Redmi K60Redmi K60 Pro, and Redmi K60E. The Redmi K50 series, which was launched earlier this year, also consists of a vanilla and a Pro variant – Redmi K50 and K50 Pro. In this article, we will compare both the Pro models to understand the similarities and differences between both smartphones.

Redmi K60 Pro vs Redmi K50 Pro price, storage

Model VariantPrice
Redmi K60 Pro 5G8GB+128GBRMB 3,299 (approx Rs 39,300)
8GB+256GBRMB 3,599 (approx Rs 42,900)
12GB+256GBRMB 3,899 (approx Rs 46,500)
12GB+512GBRMB 4,299 (approx Rs 51,200)
16GB+512GBRMB 4,599 (approx Rs 54,800)
Redmi K50 Pro 5G8GB+128GBRMB 2,999 (approx Rs 35,650)
8GB+256GBRMB 3,299 (approx Rs 39,230)
12GB+256GBRMB 3,599 (approx Rs 42,800)
12GB+512GB RMB 3,999 (approx Rs 47,550)

In China, the Redmi K60 Pro is launched at RMB 3,299 (approx Rs 39,300) for the 8GB+128GB model, RMB 3,599 (approx Rs 42,900) for the 8GB+256GB model, RMB 3,899 (approx Rs 46,500) for the 12GB+256GB variant, RMB 4,299 (approx Rs 51,200) for the 12GB+512GB model and RMB 4,599 (approx Rs 54,800) for the 16GB+512GB model.

Meanwhile, the Redmi K50 Pro was launched in four storage variants, 8GB+128GB at RMB 2,999 (approx Rs 35,650), 8GB+256GB at RMB 3,299 (approx Rs 39,230), 12GB+256GB at RMB 3,599 (approx Rs 42,800) and 12GB+512GB at RMB 3,999 (approx Rs 47,550).

Redmi K60 Pro vs Redmi K50 Pro specifications, features

Display

In terms of display, both smartphones sport a 6.67-inch AMOLED display with a 120Hz refresh rate, which looks similar. The Redmi K60 Pro 5G also supports 480Hz touch sampling rate, up to 1400nits peak brightness, 12bit P3-colour gamut, Dolby Vision, HDR10+, and more. Meanwhile, its predecessor also supports similar features, including 480Hz touch sampling rate, up to 1200 nits peak brightness, Dolby Vision, HDR10+ support, etc. It also offers Corning Gorilla Glass Victus protection.

Cameras

The newly launched Redmi K60 Pro 5G sports a triple rear camera setup, which consists of a 50MP primary sensor with optical image stabilisation (OIS) and LED flash, an 8MP ultra-wide-angle camera, and a 2MP macro shooter. For video calls and selfies, there is a 16MP camera in the front. Meanwhile, the Redmi K50 Pro features a 108MP Samsung HM2 primary sensor with OIS, an 8MP ultra-wide-angle lens, and a 2MP macro lens. It has a 20MP front camera.

Chipset

The Redmi K60 Pro 5G is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 SoC, with up to 16GB of RAM and 512GB of internal storage. It runs Android 13-based MIUI 14 custom skin. On the other hand, its predecessor is powered by MediaTek Dimensity 9000 chipset and paired with up to 2GB of RAM and 512GB of internal storage. The Redmi K50 Pro 5G runs MIUI 13 based on the Android 12 operating system.

Battery

The Redmi K60 Pro has a 5,000mAh battery capacity, which supports 120W fast charging (wired) and 30W wireless charging. The Redmi K50 Pro also houses a 5,000mAh battery with 120W fast charging support but does not support wireless charging.

Connectivity

The Redmi K60 Pro offers dual SIM options, 5G, dual-band WiFi, Bluetooth 5.3, GNSS, NFC, and a USB Type-C port. Regarding 5G bands, it supports n1/n3/n5/n8/n28a/n38/n41/n77/n78. Meanwhile, the Redmi K50 Pro supports Bluetooth version 5.3, dual-band Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6, 4G VoLTE, 5G, NFC, IR Blaster, and a USB Type-C port. The Redmi K60 Pro sports an under-display fingerprint sensor, while the Redmi K50 Pro has a side-mounted fingerprint sensor.