Redmi has officially announced the launch of its first gaming smartphone later this month. The phone will first debut in China. So although the phone is set to come out of the sub-brand, this also makes Xiaomi’s crack at the gaming arena, that is if you look past its investment in Black Shark.
The announcement comes directly from Xiaomi and later from Lu Weibing, Redmi General Manager, on the microblogging site Weibo. The chief also explains the reason for their entry into the gaming phone market. He cites besides bringing affordability factor into the equation, the company considers the raging craze for mobile gaming among young Redmi users, the popularity of the e-sports community, as well as to address the expensive and bulky weight of the contemporary gaming devices to be the reasons that compel the brand for their own gaming smartphone.
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Xiaomi is planning an inexpensive, lighter, and thinner phone bundled with flagship features.
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Redmi Gaming Phone Rumored Specs
Although, the company has not yet revealed a single piece of information about the Redmi gaming phone. But the rumor mill is churning out a few spec details. It has been claimed that the Redmi phone could get a MediaTek Dimensity 1200 chipset similar to Realme GT Neo.
The phone could sport a Samsung E4 AMOLED display with a 144Hz refresh rate, a 5000mAh battery supporting 65W fast charging and a side-mounted fingerprint scanner.
That’s all for now. We await more details from Xiaomi as we are about half the April month and the launch day should be around the corner. In other news, while Xiaomi is about to reveal their first gaming phone, iQOO is launching iQOO 7 and iQOO 7 Legend in India on April 26.