Redmi has announced that a smartphone of its Redmi K50 series will launch in February and the company has shared some specifications of the smartphone. The Redmi K50 Gaming Edition could very well be the first smartphone launched in the Redmi K50 series, according to a tipster, who also shared some key specifications of the upcoming gaming-oriented smartphone from the Xiaomi sub-brand. The Redmi K50 series smartphone has also been spotted with a Geekbench listing and it shows that the smartphone is powered by a Qualcomm processor and packs 12GB of RAM.
According to Redmi’s Weibo post, the Redmi K50 series smartphone will launch next month. The post also mentions that the smartphone is codenamed Dreamphone and will be powered by the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 SoC. Dual VC liquid cooling will also be available in the upcoming smartphone. The Redmi K50 series handset will house a 4,700mAh battery with 120W fast charging support that can fully charge the battery in 17 minutes.
Tipster Digital Chat Station shared on Weibo that the Redmi K50 Gaming Edition could be the first of the Redmi K50 series to launch in China. The tipster also mentioned that the smartphone will be powered by the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 SoC. The MediaTek Dimensity 8000/ Dimensity 9000-powered smartphones will arrive sometime later and according to the tipster, will be in better shape than the Snapdragon variants.
one more Post As mentioned by the tipster on Twitter, the Redmi K50 Gaming Edition will get JBL speakers, Corning Gorilla Glass Victus protection and a 4,700mAh battery with 120W fast charging support. These specifications match the specifications shared by Redmi in its Weibo post, so it is being speculated that the Redmi K50 Gaming Edition could be the first Redmi K50 series smartphone to be launched.
A smartphone from the Redmi K50 series has also been spotted on Geekbench. The smartphone is listed as Xiaomi 22021211RC and has multiple listings on the benchmarking website. The smartphone’s single-core test score ranged from 850 to 963 points and its multi-core test score ranged from 3,012 to 3,156 points. The listing shows a Qualcomm processor codenamed ‘Munch’, paired with 12GB of RAM. The handset is listed to run Android 12.
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