Redmi K50 Extreme Edition launching on August 11, triple rear cameras teased
Redmi K50 Extreme Edition is set to launch on August 11 in China. Xiaomi, via Weibo, confirmed on Wednesday the arrival of the new Redmi K50 series smartphone in its home country. He also shared several posters on the Chinese microblogging platform, revealing the design of the smartphone and teasing its specs. The Redmi K50 Extreme Edition is confirmed to be powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 SoC. The handset will sport a 120Hz refresh rate display and sport a triple rear camera setup led by a 108-megapixel main sensor. The Redmi K50 Extreme Edition will come with a punch-hole display design.
The new Redmi K50 Extreme Edition will be launched on August 11. The launch event will take place in China at 7:00 p.m. local time (4:00 p.m. IST), according to a teaser poster shared (in Chinese) by Xiaomi on Weibo. As mentioned, the poster suggests that Redmi K50 Extreme Edition will have a triple rear camera unit led by a 108-megapixel main camera. The handset is displayed in a Silver Trace hue.
It is confirmed to have a 120Hz refresh rate display. The screen also has a punch-hole cutout to house the selfie camera. The Redmi K50 Extreme Edition is already confirmed to pack the Qualcomm Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 SoC under the hood.
Previous rumors claimed that the Redmi K50 Extreme Edition would have an OLED display. It is expected to pack a 5,000mAh battery with 120W fast charging support. Along with the main 108-megapixel sensor, the handset’s triple rear camera could feature an 8-megapixel sensor and a 2-megapixel sensor. For selfies and video chats, the upcoming phone is said to offer a 20-megapixel front camera. Connectivity options on the Redmi K50 Extreme Edition are likely to include Bluetooth v5.2, NFC, and Wi-Fi 6E.
The Redmi K50 Extreme Edition will be an enhanced addition to the company’s flagship K50 series. The Redmi K50 Pro and Redmi K50 were launched in China in March. The former is powered by the MediaTek Dimensity 9000 SoC, while the vanilla model has the MediaTek Dimensity 8100 SoC under the hood. Both models feature liquid cooling technology, as well as a 120Hz refresh rate and Dolby Vision-enabled 2K resolution displays.
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