Xiaomi Redmi K50 Gaming Edition specs, price and release date

During yesterday, Xiaomi announced the Redmi K50 Gaming Edition, a powerful gaming smartphone, which also has a special edition that was built with the Mercedes-AMG F1 team. As you can easily guess, this is the direct successor to last year’s K40 Gaming. The smartphone was unveiled yesterday in China and it will be introduced under the POCO brand and marketed outside the country. In this article, let’s find out below what are the technical specifications, price and release date of the Xiaomi Redmi K50 Gaming Edition smartphone.

Xiaomi Redmi K50 Gaming Edition Smartphone Specifications

Xiaomi recently introduced the Redmi K50 Gaming Edition, the first model in the highly anticipated Redmi K50 series. In terms of technical specifications, this new Redmi smartphone has everything the market has to offer. For example, it has a 6.67-inch 10-bit AMOLED display with FullHD + resolution, with 2400 × 1080 pixels, refresh rate up to 120 Hz, high PWM frequency of 1920 Hz and Corning protection. Gorilla Glass Victus.

Inside the smartphone we will find Qualcomm’s most powerful chip, the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1, which is supported by up to 12 GB of LPDDR5 RAM and up to 256 GB of UFS 3.1 internal storage. Also inside we have a 4700 mAh battery with support for 120W fast charging.

In the photographic sector, this Redmi K50 Gaming Edition consists of a triple camera system on the back that includes a 64MP IMX686 sensor, an 8MP ultrawide lens and a 2MP macro camera, while on the front we have a 20MP selfie camera.

Other features include a side-mounted fingerprint sensor, Gorilla Glass Victus technology to protect the screen, improved haptic feedback, Wi-Fi 6E support, NFC interface and OS MIUI 13 out of the box, based on Android. 12. Xiaomi Redmi K50 Gaming Edition will be available in blue, silver and black as well as Mercedes AMG F1 edition.

Price and release date

The Xiaomi Redmi K50 Gaming Edition smartphone has been officially announced exclusively for the Chinese market. There, it costs the following:

  • 8 GB of RAM with 128 GB of storage – around 457 euros
  • 12 GB of RAM with 128 GB of storage – around 499 euros
  • 12 GB of RAM with 256 GB of storage – around 582 euros

Although it is not confirmed yet, it is very likely that this smartphone will reach the global market as Poco F4 GT under the POCO brand. Open sales in China are scheduled for today, February 18. Worldwide pricing and availability have yet to be disclosed. Rumor has it that the announcement will take place next month.