Redmi K50 Gaming Edition officially teased with Sony IMX sensors
Xiaomi-owned Redmi is gearing up to release its Redmi K50 series of smartphones in China on February 16. Now, the company has officially teased that the Redmi K50 Gaming Edition will feature a Sony IMX686 primary sensor and a Sony IMX596 sensor at the front. It will also sport a 120Hz OLED display and mechanical gaming triggers as well as run Android 12.
- The Redmi K50 Gaming Edition will arrive as a successor to the current K40 Gaming Edition in China.
- The handset is speculated to feature a Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 chipset, a triple rear camera module with RGB lighting, a 64MP primary camera, a 6.67-inch OLED display, and pack a 4,700mAh battery with 120W fast-charging support.
Redmi K50 Gaming Edition is said to feature a punch-hole design with rounded corners and slim bezels. At the back, it will flaunt a triple camera setup. The handset may bear a 6.67-inch OLED screen with a QHD+ resolution, a 120Hz refresh rate, and a 480Hz touch sampling rate. It will come with trigger buttons for an enhanced gaming experience and weigh around 210gm.
The K50 Pro Gaming Edition is likely to flaunt a triple rear camera module comprising a 64MP Sony IMX686 primary sensor, a 13MP ultra-wide snapper, and a 2MP depth lens. For selfies and video calls, it has a 20MP Sony IMX596 camera on the front.
The Redmi K50 Pro Gaming Edition will reportedly draw power from a Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 processor. It should boot the latest Android 12-based latest MIUI 13 out of the box. The RAM and storage details are not clear at the moment but it is said to pack a 4,700mAh battery with 120W fast-charging support. For connectivity, it should support Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, and 5G.
The official pricing and availability details of the Redmi K50 Gaming Edition will be announced at the time of launch on February 16. However, according to a previous leak, the handset will be priced at around CNY 3,499 (roughly Rs. 41,500).