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Redmi’s next K-series phone teased, Redmi K50i 5G India launch seems imminent

Highlights

  • Redmi K-series phone teasers have started in India
  • Redmi is likely to launch the Redmi K50i 5G later this month
  • It will come with a 144Hz display and Dimensity 8100 chip

Redmi K50i 5G lndia launch seems to be drawing near. To recall, the last K-series phone from the brand was the Redmi K20 lineup, which was announced in July 2019. Redmi India may be planning to release its next K-series phone in India, according to a recent tweet.

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Recent reports have revealed that the company’s next smartphone will be called the Redmi K50i 5G. It seems that it will not take too long for the phone to go official as Redmi has started teasing the arrival of the new K-series phone. It is unclear whether the Redmi K50i Pro 5G will launch alongside it.

Redmi teases new K-series phone

The above tweet is a clear hint that Redmi’s next K-series will be launching soon in India. It is speculated that the Redmi K50i 5G may launch in the third week of this month. Hence, it appears that the company may officially confirm the Redmi K50i 5G launch event in the next few days.

In May, Redmi unveiled the Redmi Note 11T Pro and Note 11T Pro+ 5G. The vanilla model was rebranded as the POCO X4 GT for the global markets. In India, it is expected to debut with the “Redmi K50i 5G” name. The K50i 5G, which has a model number of 22041216I, was recently certified by India’s BIS authority, which indicates it may launch soon in the country.

In India, the Note 11T Pro+ 5G was rumoured to be rebranded as the Redmi K50i Pro 5G. However, its Indian variant has not appeared in the BIS database. In addition, a tipster has claimed that there will be no Pro variant in India. This indicates that the company may only launch the vanilla model in the country.

Redmi K50i 5G specifications (rumoured)

Redmi Note 11T Pro

Redmi Note 11T Pro will be rebranded as the Redmi K50i 5G in India

The Redmi K50i 5G will house a 6.6-inch IPS LCD display that offers a 20.5:9 aspect ratio, an FHD+ resolution, and a 144Hz refresh rate. The Dimensity 8100 powered device will come with LPDDR4x RAM, UFS 3.1 storage, and a 5,080mAh battery with 67W fast charging.

The K50i 5G will feature a 16-megapixel front camera and 64-megapixel (main) + 8-megapixel (ultra-wide) + 2-megapixel (macro) triple rear cameras. Its other features include Android 12 SO with MIUI 13 on top and a side-facing fingerprint scanner. It is expected to arrive in two configurations: 6GB RAM + 128GB storage and 8GB RAM + 128GB storage. It may come in colour variants like black, blue, and white.

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Anvinraj Valiyathara

Anvinraj has been writing about smartphones and other gadgets for over 10 years, with 10,000+ articles published to date. He owns a POCO X3 Pro and Realme X7 Max 5G. His interests include exploring new places, reading, photography, and church activities. At Pricebaba, he covers breaking news and features.