Redmi has scheduled to launch the Redmi K50 series on February 16(1 PM Qatar local time) in China. Before it debuts, the phones in the series were spotted on several certification sites. The phones were also seen in teasers giving us some major details.
Today, we’re rounding up all the details learned so far about the Redmi K50 series Qatar.
Redmi K50 Series Rumor Roundup Qatar: What to Expect?
This time around, Redmi will be launching over four models in the series in Qatar — Redmi K50(22021211RC), Redmi K50 Pro(22041211AC), Redmi K50 Pro+(22011211C), and Redmi K50 Gaming Edition(21121210C). The Gaming Edition will also have a Mercedes branded model called the Redmi K50 Gaming Mercedes AMG Petronas Edition.
Rumors suggest that not all may arrive at the February 16 event, the show stopper for the aforementioned date will be the K50 Gaming Edition. The other K50 phone launches are contingent.
Display and Design
The Redmi K50 series Qatar will bring a new design to the table. Leaks reveal that the show stopper, K50 Gaming Edition will have a different back design sporting all the camera sensors vertically, one after another. On the other hand, the other K50 models will have a triangular rear camera island, with the primary sensor on the top and two other lenses placed horizontally below the main lens.
The K50 Gaming Edition in Qatar is expected to come with a 6.67-inch OLED panel with a 120Hz refresh rate. The other K50 models will also have an OLED display and 120Hz refresh rate, however, the display sizes are unknown, at the moment.
The Redmi K50 Gaming Edition will have a triple rear camera system with a 64MP Sony IMX686 primary lens, a 13MP ultra-wide sensor, and a 2MP tertiary lens. Upfront, it will have a 20MP selfie snapper.
The K50 and K50 Pro will again have a triple camera system at the rear. But the primary lens on the K50 Pro will be a 108MP shooter. It could be the Sony IMX766 sensor. We can also expect the Pro+ model to have the same primary sensor.
Hardware and Software
The Gaming Edition will be powered by the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 SoC. The K50 Pro+ will have the Dimensity 9000 chipset, while the K50 Pro is expected to come powered by the Dimensity 8000 SoC. Lastly, the vanilla K50 will be powered by the Snapdragon 870 chipset.
As for the battery, the K50 Gaming will pack a 4,700mAh battery with 120W fast charging support. The battery capacities for the other k50 models are unknown but we do know the fast charging details.
Just like the Gaming edition, the K50 Pro+ will also have a 120W fast charging technology. On the other hand, the K50 and K50 Pro will support 67W fast charging Support.
This time around, the entire K50 lineup appears to have a side-mounted fingerprint scanner. The K50 Gaming Edition will get pop-up mechanical trigger buttons and JBL powered dual speakers. The series will run on Android 12 OS and have MIUI 13 on top of it.
Pricing, Color variants, and Availability in Qatar
These are the rumored prices of the phones in the K50 series in Qatar are,
Redmi K50 Gaming Edition – CNY 3,499(QAR 2000)
Redmi K50 Pro+ – CNY 3,299(QAR 1900)
Redmi K50 Pro – CNY 2,699(QAR 1600)
Redmi K50 – CNY 1,999(QAR 1200)
As for the colors, the Gaming Edition is expected to arrive in Cyan and Grey color options. The K50 Pro recently appeared in a case leak that showcased two solid colors of the case. We aren’t sure about the phone’s actual colors, as of yet.