Redmi K50 Gaming Edition launched: On Wednesday evening, Redmi officially launched its next-generation flagship gaming phone, the Redmi K50 Gaming Edition, in China, as planned. The smartphone is the successor to the Redmi K40 Gaming Edition and has a Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 mobile platform, 120W fast charging, Dual VC heat dissipation system, and other high-end features. This page will tell you all you need to know about the phone.
Redmi K50 Gaming Edition Specs
As previously announced, the Redmi K50 Gaming Edition includes a tiny rectangular camera hump at the back, a lightning bolt-shaped LED flash (similar to the Redmi K40 Gaming), and a punch-hole screen. Magnetic power pop-up shoulder key 2.0 triggers on the edges providing a gamepad-like sensation.
The 6.67-inch Full HD+ AMOLED display supports a refresh rate of 120Hz, a touch sampling rate of 480Hz, and a Corning Gorilla Glass Victus covering. It has a DisplayMate A+ rating and is compatible with MEMC and HDR10+. As previously stated, the phone is powered by a Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 CPU with 12GB of LPDDR5 RAM and 256GB of UFS 3.1 storage.
A 64MP Sony IMX686 primary camera, an 8MP ultra-wide camera, and a 2MP macro camera are housed in the camera section. There is a selfie camera with a resolution of 20MP. There has 4K video capability, as well as Super Night Mode, Cine mode, Super Image Stabilization, and other camera capabilities.
The Redmi K50 Gaming Edition is powered by a 4,700mAh battery with 120W fast charging capabilities, similar to the Xiaomi 11i HyperCharge and Xiaomi 11T Pro. It runs MIUI 13, which is based on Android 12.
5G compatibility, a four-unit JBL speaker, a CyberEngine ultra-wideband X-axis motor, a special gaming antenna, and other features round out the package.
Redmi K50 AMG F1 Champion Edition is a special edition of the Redmi K50
Xiaomi has also released the Redmi K50 AMG F1 Champion Edition. While much of the design is comparable to the normal Gaming Edition model, the key differences are the modest design modification, RAM+Storage options, and pricing.
The phone features a carbon fibre texture, components of a chequered flag pattern, and green tones, and is inspired by the Mercedes-AMG Formula 1 racing vehicle. In the upper left corner of the rear panel, there is also a Mercedes logo. The Redmi K50 AMG F1 Champion Edition is available in only one configuration, with 12GB of RAM and 256GB of storage.
Availability and Price
Pre-orders for the Redmi K50 Gaming Edition and K50 AMG F1 Champion Edition are officially open in China, and they will be available for purchase on February 18. Here’s a breakdown of their costs:
Xiaomi Redmi K50 Gaming Edition
- CNY 3,299 (Rs 39,000) for 8GB+128GB
- CNY 3,599 (Rs 42,000) for 12GB + 128GB
- CNY 3,899 (Rs 46,000) for 12GB+256GB
Redmi K50 AMG F1 Champion Edition
- CNY 4,199 for 12GB+256GB (around Rs 49,000)
The Redmi K50 game phone is expected to hit worldwide markets as the Poco F4 GT very soon, similar to how the Poco F3 GT did. There is presently no indication on when this will occur, so stay tuned for further information.