Redmi K50 Series Smartphone China Launch Has Been Set on March 17

Three new smartphones could arrive at the March 17 event in China!


The Redmi K50 series is already live in China, with the Redmi K50 Gaming Edition. Xiaomi is expected to launch three new smartphones under the K50 series – the Redmi K50, K50 Pro and the K50 Pro+.

Now, the company has officially confirmed the launch date for its new smartphones in China. Let’s take a closer look at the Redmi K50 series’ launch date, specifications, features and everything we know so far.

New Redmi K50 Series Smartphones Incoming

According to a teaser shared by the company, the new smartphones will debut on March 17, 2022, in China with at least one of them featuring a 108MP camera sensor. The teaser however does not reveal any other specifications or the number of devices arriving in the country.

Redmi K50 Series

The specifications of the upcoming devices have surfaced online in the past. The TENAA listing of the Redmi K50 reveals that the phone carries the model number 22021211RC and is powered by an octa-core Snapdragon 870 SoC. Memory configurations on the phone could include – 6GB + 128GB, 8GB + 128GB and 8GB + 256GB.

The elder K50 Pro, on the other hand, has the model number 22041211AC and reportedly packs in a MediaTek Dimensity 8100 SoC. The top of the line Redmi K50 Pro+ with model number 22011211C features the MediaTek Dimensity 9000 SoC and three storage options.

A previous report revealed that the Redmi K50 will have a triple-camera setup on the back comprising of a 64MP main camera sensor.  On the front, the phone may include a 6.6-inch flat display with a high refresh date. The phone is rumoured to pack a 4700 mAh battery with 120W fast charging support.

According to the design mockups of the K50, the phone will have a side-mounted fingerprint scanner on the power button. In China, it will run MIUI 13, which is based on Android 12. Surprisingly, the K50 Pro+ is expected to feature a slower 66W fast charging.