Redmi K50 Extreme Edition with Snapdragon 8+ Gen1 SoC, 12GB RAM Shows Up on Geekbench, Expected to Launch Soon

Redmi K50 Extreme Edition is confirmed to launch in China later this month.

Redmi K50 Pro K50s Extreme Edition
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Xiaomi is gearing up to launch a new Redmi premium smartphone. The company has confirmed the launch of the Redmi K50 Extreme Edition in China. The device will launch later this month. However, the exact launch date of the Redmi K50 Extreme Edition is unknown. While we wait for that, a Redmi phone with the model number 22081212C has been spotted on the Geekbench website.

The Geekbench listing reveals some key details of the upcoming Redmi smartphone. The device could well be the K50 Extreme Edition, which will launch later this month. Let’s take a look at the Redmi K50 Extreme Edition specifications, features and other details known so far.

Redmi K50 Extreme Edition Geekbench

Redmi K50 Extreme Edition will be a new premium smartphone in the K50 series. The device is listed on the Geekbench website with the model number 22081212C. According to the listing, the K50 Extreme Edition has a Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 SoC under the hood. The SoC has a peak clock speed of 3.19GHz and is paired with an Adreno 730 GPU.

The variant of the K50 Extreme Edition listed on Geekbench has 12GB of RAM. Redmi is expected to launch the phone with multiple storage options, including one with 8GB of RAM at least. 

The phone is expected to launch with 128GB, 256GB and possibly even a 512GB storage option. In addition to this, the Geekbench listing reveals that the phone runs Android 12 out of the box. It will have a layer of MIUI 13 on top of Android. The K50 Extreme Edition scored 1339 and 4389 in Geekbench’s single-core and multi-core tests.

The same smartphone was spotted on the AnTuTu website. It scored 1,120,691 points, which is the sum of four different parameters on AnTuTu. The K50 Extreme Edition’s other specs remain unknown. We can expect it to pack a 5000 mAh battery with 67W or 120W fast charging out of the box. The device, like other K50 series phones, could feature a 6.67-inch OLED display with 120Hz refresh rate support. The phone is also expected to feature a triple-camera setup on the back. If the phone is the rumoured K50s Pro, it could feature a 200MP Samsung HP1 sensor. We advise taking the rumoured specs with a pinch of salt.

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