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Redmi K50 series confirmed to launch next month, key specifications teased

Highlights

  • Xiaomi sub-brand Redmi has announced the launch timeline of the upcoming K50 series smartphones
  • It will be unveiled in the home country next month
  • The lineup is tipped to include three smartphones

Redmi K50 series is set to debut in China in February. The Xiaomi sub-brand took to microblogging platform Weibo to reveal key features of the upcoming K50 smartphones. At the moment, Redmi hasn’t announced the exact launch date of the K50 series. 

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The Redmi K50 lineup is expected to consist of standard, Pro and Pro+ variants. The devices will arrive as the successors to last year’s Redmi K40 series. Read on to know what we know about the Redmi K50 series so far. 

Redmi K50 series to launch next month, key specs teased

Redmi K50 series

The Redmi K50 lineup will launch in China next month

Redmi has shared a teaser poster of the upcoming K50 series on its Weibo handle. It hasn’t explicitly revealed the variants of the Redmi K50 lineup. The Xiaomi sub-brand says that the K50 series will be equipped with a super large dual vapour chamber for heat dissipation. It is also touted to be the “coolest” smartphone to be powered by Qualcomm’s flagship Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 processor.

The poster also reveals that the Redmi K50 series will feature a 4,700mAh battery unit with support for 120W fast charging. It is claimed to top up the device fully in 17 minutes. It is likely that the aforementioned specifications will be incorporated in the top-end Redmi K50 Pro+ variant. When MediaTek announced its flagship Dimensity 9000 SoC last month, Xiaomi VP and Redmi GM Lu Weibing confirmed that the K50 series will arrive with the said processor.

Hence we can expect at least two devices in the lineup to be powered by Dimensity 9000. We will know more about the Redmi K50 series in the coming weeks leading up to its launch event next month. 

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