Redmi K50i 5G Receives MIUI 14 Based on Android 13 Update in India

The Chinese OEM has started rolling out MIUI 14 update based on Android 13 for Redmi K50i 5G smartphone in India.

Highlights
  • Redmi K50i 5G is receiving MIUI 14 based on Android 13 update.
  • The update is live for Mi Pilot users in India.
  • It will be rolled out for public in the coming weeks.
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Xiaomi launched Redmi K50i 5G smartphone in India on July 2022. The smartphone was launched to target gamers who couldn’t afford gaming flagships such as Asus Rog and BlackShark smartphones. It was a rebranded Redmi Note 11T Pro smartphone and launched as Poco X4 GT in other markets. The K50i 5G smartphone ran on MIUI 13 based on Android 12 out of the box. The Chinese OEM has started rolling MIUI 14 based on the Android 13 update for the device. With the update, the smartphone will receive both MIUI 14 and Android 13 features and security improvements.

Redmi K50i 5G MIUI 14 Based on Android 13 Update

The Redmi Note 11T Pro smartphone received the MIUI 14 update in China in December 2022. Xiaomi has rolled out the update with the firmware version V14.0.2.0.TLOINXM in India. The update is live for the Mi Pilot users, which will be later pushed to users as a Stable Beta update. Once Xiaomi confirms no significant issues are present in the update, it will be released to the public.

So, expect the public rollout of the update in the coming weeks. It brings fixes for various issues and improves the privacy and security of the smartphone. The update also bumps up the security patch to March 2023. The exact changelog of the update is unavailable at the moment. Users interested in trying out the update can head to Settings to check if the update has reached their Redmi K50i smartphone.

Redmi K50i 5G Specifications

The Redmi K50i 5G features a 6.6-inch IPS LCD display with a Full HD+ resolution and a centred punch-hole. The display has a refresh rate of 144Hz, a peak brightness of 650 nits, an aspect ratio of 20:9, and Dolby Vision support. Under the hood, it is powered by MediaTek Dimensity 8100 chipset built on a 5nm process. The chipset pairs with up to 8GB of LPDDR5 RAM and 256GB of UFS 3.1 storage.

Xiaomi equipped the smartphone with a triple camera setup on the rear. The setup comprises a primary 64MP Samsung ISOCELL GW1 sensor with an f/1.9 aperture. An 8MP ultra-wide-angle lens with f/2.2 aperture and a 2MP macro sensor with f/2.4 aperture accompany the primary sensor. The punch-hole in the display houses the 16MP selfie camera with f/2.0 aperture.

The device is backed by a large 5080 mAh battery that supports 67W fast charging tech. Xiaomi claimed the device could charge up to 100% in 46 minutes. The smartphone is available in Phantom Blue, Stealth Black, and Quick Silver colour options. Xiaomi had priced the smartphone at Rs 25,999 for the base variant. The smartphone later went with discounted prices as low as Rs 20,999 in various sales.

Please let us know in the comments whether you have received the update on your Redmi K50i 5G smartphone.