Xiaomi 13 series could debut later this month in China. The upcoming Xiaomi 13 series could feature the new Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 SoC under the hood. The company’s sub-brand Redmi is also said to launch the next K-series premium phones in China by the end of this year. If the rumour mill reports are to be believed, the K50 series will include the standard K60, K60 Pro and the K60 Gaming Edition. The K60 Gaming is likely to feature a Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 SoC, whereas the K60 Pro could get a Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 SoC. The rumour mill has now revealed some details about the vanilla model.
According to the latest report, the vanilla Redmi K60 series will feature the new Dimensity 8200 SoC under the hood. Redmi will launch the vanilla model with the upcoming Dimensity 8200 SoC. The piece of information comes from tipster Digital Chat Station (DCS) who also revealed (via) the camera hardware details of the vanilla K60.
Redmi K60: What to Expect Under the Hood
The Redmi K60 series could debut by the end of this year in China. The vanilla K60 could be the most affordable offering in the lineup. It is said to feature the unannounced Dimensity 8200 SoC, which could be announced at the MediaTek event in China on November 8.
The Dimensity 8200 SoC is said to feature a Cortex-X2 Prime Core, which is also found in the flagship Dimensity 9000 SoC. The SoC will have a peak clock speed of 3.1GHz, according to the rumour mill. The same SoC is said to be found in the upcoming iQOO Neo 7 SE 5G.
In addition to this, Digital Chat Station further revealed that the K60 5G will feature a 48MP main camera sensor with support for optical image stabilisation (OIS). There is no word on the kind of sensor that Redmi will use in its affordable flagship phone.
Other leaked details include the display and battery specs of the phone. The device is said to feature a QHD+ display, which will be a huge upgrade over the existing model’s Full HD+ screen. We can expect the phone to support a 120Hz refresh rate. There will be a bigger 5500mAh battery under the hood. There will be support for 30W wireless charging and 67W wired fast charging as well.
The device will also run Android 13 out of the box. As expected, there will be a layer of MIUI on top. It is unknown if the phones will launch with MIUI 13 or MIUI 14 out of the box.
Xiaomi is expected to launch the K60 series in India early next year. The company has not officially confirmed any details about the same. While we wait for that, let us know your thoughts about the K60 series in the comments below.