Xiaomi, earlier this year, introduced the Redmi K50 Gaming in the Chinese market. The successor of the K50 Gaming – the Redmi K60 Gaming is expected to be announced in the coming months as the company has already started working on the Redmi K60 series devices. In a new development, the Redmi K60 Gaming has been spotted on the IMEI database by the folks at Xiaomiui. The upcoming gaming handset from Redmi made an appearance on the database with the model number 23011310C (C represents the Chinese variant).
Xiaomiui further claims that the Redmi 23011310C is codenamed Socrates and it will be powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 processor. Also, the smartphone is tipped to launch in early 2023. Let us take a closer look at the leaked specifications of the Redmi K60 Gaming.
Redmi K60 Gaming Will Sport Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 Processor
The upcoming Redmi K60 Gaming with model number 23011310C has been spotted on the IMEI database. Xiaomiui report suggests that the device is codenamed Socrates and will be equipped with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 processor. The report further claims that the codename of the unannounced processor is kailua. To those unaware, the Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 is said to use TSMC’s manufacturing process.
The Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 is expected to be unveiled during the Snapdragon Tech Summit in the coming weeks. As per the leaks, the Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 will be based on TSMC’s 4nm process and will feature a 1 + 2 + 2 + 3 core configuration. The flagship processor could sport a Cortex X3 core, two Cortex A720 cores, two CortexA720 cores, and three Cortex A510 cores.
Based on the model number, Xiaomiui report claims that the Redmi K60 Gaming will launch in early 2023 in the Chinese market. Also, the report claims that the Redmi K60 Gaming will not be released in markets outside China, not even as POCO rebrands. To those unaware, the Redmi K40 Gaming and Redmi K50 Gaming were launched as POCO F3 GT and the POCO F4 GT in global markets. Xiaomiui says that the company has decided to keep the Redmi K60 Gaming as China exclusive due to the response the POCO F4 GT received.
As of now, only this much is known about the Redmi K60 Gaming in terms of specifications. Most of the details about the Redmi K60 Gaming are still under wraps. However, we can expect to learn more about the upcoming gaming smartphone in the coming weeks. In the meanwhile, let us take a quick recap of the Redmi K50 Gaming specifications.
Redmi K50 Gaming: Specifications and Features
The Redmi K50 Gaming sports a 120Hz refresh rate AMOLED display and features Corning Gorilla Glass Victus protection. The smartphone is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 processor and up to 12GB of RAM. The handset comes equipped with a triple-rear camera setup that includes a 64MP primary shooter, an 8MP ultra-wide-angle lens, and a telemacro sensor. The Redmi K50 Gaming is backed by a 4700mAh battery unit and 120W fast charging support.
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