Xiaomi has silently launched the Redmi K50i 5G smartphone in India today. As with other K-series devices, it is a mid-range offering. The handset packs all the essential features. Besides, the company has introduced some exciting offers to lure customers. Let’s take a look at the device’s specifications, price, and other details.
The Redmi K50i is built around a 6.6-inch Full HD+ IPS LCD screen with support for Dolby Vision content. The panel offers up to 144 Hz refresh rate, 100% DCI-P3 color space, 650 nits brightness, and a 20.5:9 aspect ratio. Furthermore, it is also IP53 rated for dust and splash resistance.
Under the helm, it draws power from a MediaTek Dimensity 8100 SoC paired with up to 8GB RAM and 256GB of internal storage. On the software front, the device runs on Android 12 out of the box along with a layer of MIUI 13 on top. Moreover, there’s a LiquidCool 2.0 with 7 graphite sheets to keep the thermals under check.
As for optics, the Redmi K50i carries a triple rear camera setup. The module consists of a 64MP primary camera, an 8MP wide-angle unit, and a 2MP macro lens. At the front, there is a 16MP snapper to serve selfies and video chats.
In addition, the smartphone packs a 5,080 mAh battery making it weigh 200 grams. It comes with 67W fast charging support. Apart from these, the other noticeable features include dual speakers with Dolby Atmos, 12 5G bands, an X-Axis motor, Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth 5.3, a 3.5mm headphone jack, IR Blaster, and a side-mounted fingerprint scanner
Availability and Price
The Redmi K50i will go on sale from July 23rd via Amazon. It will arrive in Quick Silver, Stealth Black, and Phantom Blue color options. The base 6GB/ 128GB model will cost ₹25,999, while the higher 8GB/ 256GB variant is priced at ₹28,999.
As for launch offers, you can get ₹3,000 off via ICICI Bank credit card and 5% unlimited cash back with Amazon Pay ICICI credit card on Amazon. Also, the company is proving No-cost EMI options and up to ₹2,5000 additional exchange bonus. On top, the existing Redmi K20 Pro users can get the device as low as ₹12,499 with exchange and card offers