Xiaomi is known for its myriad of options when it comes to smartphones and it is on top of the rebranding game with many of its offerings getting rebranded in other markets. The upcoming Xiaomi Redmi K50i 5G in India is a rebranded version of Poco X4 GT and Redmi Note 11T Pro launched globally and in China, respectively. Here’s a roundup of information on Xiaomi Redmi K50i 5G including the specs, pricing, and availability.
Xiaomi Redmi K50i 5G Pricing and Availability in India
Talking about Xiaomi Redmi K50i 5G pricing, it is expected to launch between INR 24,000/- to 28,000/- for the base 6+128GB variant although there’s an inclination toward the price tag of INR 26,999/-. Similarly, the 8GB+256GB variant is likely to be priced between INR 29,000/- and 33,000/-, and the inclination is towards INR 31,999/-.
You can avail a bunch of offers with the Redmi K50i 5G once it finally arrives on July 22 as its expected date. For context, the launch is happening on July 20th so the July 22 date for its debut sale could be legit. However, note that some reports claim the phone will be available for sale on July 23rd or 24th at the Amazon Prime Day Sale 2022. It will be available through Mi Stores, Amazon India, and Xiaomi’s retail partners in Stealth Black, Phantom Blue, and Quicksilver colorways.
Xiaomi Redmi K50i 5G Specifications
The upcoming Redmi K50i 5G in India is powered by a MediaTek Dimensity 8100 SoC. According to a tweet made by Redmi India (@RedmiIndia), the K50i scores 822274 points on AnTuTu beating the odds from Snapdragon 888, Apple A14 Bionic SoC, and even Snapdragon 778G+ as seen on the Nothing Phone (1). You get Android 12-powered MIUI 13 skin out-of-the-box with K50i.
There’s a 6.6” FHD+ IPS LCD panel with up to 144Hz refresh rate making it the first for the series. The display shines at up to 650 nits of peak brightness onboard as well.
Moving further, Xiaomi is likely to pack in a 67W fast charging tech on the K50i along with the 5080 mAh battery. You get a 20MP selfie housed in a punch-hole cut-out while the rear assembly has a triple camera setup housing a 64MP primary, 8MP ultrawide, and a 2MP macro sensor.
Xiaomi has partnered with Reliance Jio for 5G and already underwent testing for latency via gaming and streaming of 4K content. Redmi K50i 5G supports 12 5G bands as per the excerpt. Other specs include Wi-Fi 6E, 4G LTE, USB Type-C port, NFC, GPS< Bluetooth v5.3, 3.5mm headphone jack, a stereo speaker, a side-mounted fingerprint scanner, and Hi-Res audio among others.