As scheduled, the Chinese company, Xiaomi, launched its phone called “Redmi K50i” in India after a very long series of leaks and rumors recently. And this phone is none other than the renamed Redmi Note 11T Pro. This device is also called Poco X4 GT in some markets.
The most important feature of the phone is its performance because it is powered by the Dimensity 8100 processor from MediaTek. It also offers other features such as an LCD screen that offers a refresh rate of 144Hz and fast wired charging of 67W.
Anyway, let's take a look at the full specifications of the Redmi K50i as well as its pricing and availability.
The Redmi K50i has a center-hole LCD screen. The screen measures 6.6 inches and provides a resolution of 2460 x 1080 pixels and FHD + display quality, a refresh rate of 144 Hz, and an aspect ratio of 20.5: 9. DisplayMate A+ rated 100% also supports DCI-P3, DC Dimming, Dolby Vision, and HDR10. The screen offers a peak brightness of 650 nits, a 1400:1 contrast ratio, and Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection.
As for performance, the phone is powered by a Mediatek Dimensity 8100 chipset paired with LPDDR5 RAM, UFS 3.1 internal storage, and LiquidCool 2.0 technology (VC liquid cooling). It runs the Android 12 operating system and MIUI 13 interface.
The device has a triple rear camera that includes a 64-megapixel primary camera, an 8-megapixel ultra-wide-angle camera, and a 2-megapixel macro camera. On the front, there is a 16MP camera inside the hole for taking selfies and video calls.
Connectivity options on the phone include dual SIM, 5G, WiFi 6, Bluetooth 5.3, and GNSS. Interestingly, it has a 3.5mm headphone jack, as well as a USB Type-C port, dual stereo speakers powered by Dolby Atmos, an x-axis linear vibration motor, and an IR blaster. There is also support for Hi-Res audio (wired and wireless) but no MicroSD card slot.
The phone measures 163.64 x 74.29 x 8.87 mm and weighs 200 grams. Last but not least, it is backed by a 5,080mAh battery with 67W fast wired charging support.
The Redmi K50E will be sold at the following retail price in India.
6 GB + 128 GB = $325
8 GB + 256 GB = $362
Unfortunately, there is no information on whether the Redmi K50i will be launched in markets outside India or not.
Technology => GSM / HSPA / LTE / 5G
2G bands => GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G bands => HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
4G bands => 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28, 38, 40, 41
5G bands => 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28, 38, 40, 41, 77, 78 SA/NSA
Speed => HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (CA), 5G
Announced => 2022, July 20
Status => Coming soon. Exp. release 2022, July 23
Dimensions => 163.6 x 74.3 x 8.9 mm (6.44 x 2.93 x 0.35 in)
Weight => 200 g (7.05 oz)
SIM => Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Type=> FFS LCD, 144Hz, HDR10, Dolby Vision, 500 nits (typ), 650 nits (HBM)
Size => 6.6 inches, 103.4 cm2 (~85.1% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution => 1080 x 2460 pixels (~407 ppi density)
Protection => Corning Gorilla Glass 5
OS => Android 12, MIUI 13
Chipset => MediaTek Dimensity 8100 (5 nm)
CPU => Octa-core (4x2.85 GHz Cortex-A78 & 4x2.0 GHz Cortex-A55)
GPU => Mali-G610 MC6
Card slot => No
Internal => 128GB 6GB RAM, 128GB 8GB RAM, 256GB 8GB RAM
Triple => 64 MP, f/1.9, (wide), 1/1.72", 0.8µm, PDAF
8 MP, f/2.2, 120˚, (ultrawide)
2 MP, f/2.4, (macro)
Features => LED flash, HDR, panorama
Single => 16 MP, f/2.5, (wide)
Video => [email protected]
Loudspeaker => Yes, with stereo speakers
3.5mm jack => Yes
WLAN => Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth => 5.3, A2DP, LE
GPS => Yes, with A-GPS. Up to dual-band: GLONASS (1), BDS (2), GALILEO (1), QZSS
NFC => No
Infrared port => Yes
Radio => No
USB => USB Type-C 2.0, USB On-The-Go
Sensors => Fingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, proximity, gyro, compass, color spectrum
Type => Li-Po 5080 mAh, non-removable
Charging => Fast charging 67W, 50% in 15 min, 100% in 46 min (advertised)
Colors => Phantom Blue, Stealth Black, Quick Silver