Xiaomi under its Redmi brand has launched the company’s latest smartphone – the Redmi K50i in India at a starting price tag of Rs. 25,999. The smartphone is available in Phantom Blue, Stealth Black, and Quick Silver colour options and the smartphone is available on mi.com, Amazon.in, Mi Home stores, offline stores and Croma starting from July 23rd. The smartphone comes with launch offers like up to Rs. 3000 instant discount with ICICI cards, an exchange bonus of Rs. 2500, up to Rs. 8050 exchange discount for K20 Pro users, and up to Rs. 3000 instant discount with ICICI cards or free Xiaomi Smart Speaker with IR for offline customers.
The Xiaomi Redmi K50i available in two variants – 6GB RAM with 128GB internal storage and 8GB RAM + 256GB. The base variant costs Rs. 25,999 while the top-end variant costs Rs. 28,999.
On the specifications side, the Xiaomi Redmi K50i features a 6.6-inch FHD+ LCD screen with a resolution of 2460 x 1080 pixels and is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 5 on top of it. The smartphone has a variable refresh rate, i.e., a 7-step variable refresh rate that goes up to 144Hz and supports DC dimming. The smartphone has 10-bit color depth, 100% DCI-P3 color gamut, HDR10, 650 nits peak brightness and according to the company, it is the industry’s first LCD smartphone that comes with certified DisplayMate A+ ratings.
Under the hood, the Redmi K50i is powered by Dimensity 8100 processor that supports LiquidCool 2.0 and the 2268 mm² Vapour Chamber with 7 layers of graphite. The smartphone is paired with Mali-G610 6-core GPU and paired with 6GB/8GB of RAM. The smartphone runs on Android 12 with MIUI 13 on top of it and has 128GB/256GB internal storage.
On the camera side, the Redmi K50i has a triple camera setup – 64MP Samsung ISOCELL GW1 1/1.72″sensor with f/1.89 aperture, an 8MP ultra-wide lens with 119° FOV, and a 2MP macro camera with f/2.4 aperture, 4K 30 fps video recording. It has a side-mounted fingerprint scanner.
The Redmi K50i has dual-SIM slot and comes with connectivity features like 5G SA/NSA (n1,n5,n7,n8,n20,n28a,n38,n40,n41,n77 and n78), Wi-Fi 6 (2.4 + 5GHz), supports 2×2 MIMO, Bluetooth 5.3, Beidou, GPS (L1+L5), GLONASS, QZSS (L1+L5), and NFC.
The Redmi K50i is powered by a 5080mAh battery with support for 67W fast charging that can charge the smartphone up to 50% in 15 minutes and 100% in 46 minutes. The phone comes with a charger in the box that also has 27W PD support.
Redmi K50i Specifications
Display: 6.6″ FHD+ (2460 x 1080 pixels) LCD screen with up to 30 / 48 / 50 / 60 / 90 / 120 / 144 variable refresh rate, DC dimming, 10-bit color depth, 100% DCI-P3 color gamut, Dolby Vision, HDR10, 650 nits peak brightness, Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection
Processor: MediaTek Dimensity 8100 5nm SoC with Mali-G610 6-core GPU
Internal Storage:6GB LPDDR5 RAM with 128GB UFS 3.1 storage / 8GB LPDDR5 RAM with 256GB UFS 3.1 storage
Operating System: Android 12 with MIUI 13
Rear-Camera: 64MP Samsung ISOCELL GW1 1/1.72″sensor with f/1.89 aperture, 8MP ultra-wide lens with 119° FOV, f/2.2aperture, 2MP macro camera with f/2.4 aperture, 4K 30 fps video recording
Front-Camera: 16MP front camera with f/2.45, 1080p video recording
Audio:3.5mm audio jack, Stereo Dual Speaker, Dolby Atmos, Hi-Res audio
Sensor: IR sensor, X-axis linear motors
Display: Splash resistant (IP53)
SIM Support: Dual SIM (nano + nano)
Connectivity: 5G SA/NSA (n1,n5,n7,n8,n20,n28a,n38,n40,n41,n77 and n78), Wi-Fi 6 (2.4 + 5GHz), supports 2×2 MIMO, Bluetooth 5.3, Beidou, GPS (L1+L5), GLONASS, QZSS (L1+L5), NFC
Battery: 5080mAh battery with 67W fast charging support